Category: Technology & Innovation

23
Aug

Sliced lamps made from real firewood

There are many people who like sitting in front of an indoor or outdoor fireplace and enjoying each others company. In fact, humans have been using wood-based fires to keep ourselves warm for thousands of years. However for LA-based designer Paul Foeckler of Split Grain, a simple block of firewood has a different use. He creates beautiful wooden lamps.Continue Reading..

08
Aug

Shazam-like handheld tool for font finding

Since visual inspiration can strike anywhere, there are plenty of cool tools to help designers on the market today. I’ve previously posted about the portable Cube that lets you find the colour value of any object. But what if you find a beautiful font somewhere, but you don’t know what it is?Continue Reading..

02
Aug

Unique GIFs distract users while page loads

These days everyone is in a rush. We’re so used to getting everything instantly at the click of a mouse that we’ve become impatient. Unless you’re over 30, you probably don’t remember the days of dial-up internet. We’d have to wait patiently for a few minutes for a web page to load up.Continue Reading..

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Jun

Talking cat collar turns kitty’s meows into speech

Is your cat trying to tell yo something? According to Arden Moore, author of The Cat Behavior Answer Book, cats are capable of making at least 30 sounds. Cats are also have at least 19 variations on the simple meow. In an attempt to bridge the gap between cat owners and their felines, Temptations Lab has made a cat collar prototype that turns kitty’s meows into human speech.Continue Reading..

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May

Hipster Sound creates ambient noise to stay productive at work

Are you who enjoys vintage clothing, independent music, artisanal coffee and activities considered to be outside of the social mainstream? Then you’re a Hipster. If you find it difficult to concentrate at work and feel more productive in a coffee shop surrounded by strangers, then let Hipster Sound help you refocus your energy and thoughts. Continue Reading..

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May
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May

Have you ever wanted to start your own business or turn your designs into real products at home? This device from Mayku Industries allows you to create a personal tabletop factory. Quicker than a 3D printer and as easy as baking a cake, this machine is powered by a regular vacuum cleaner.Continue Reading..

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