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Modern tech receives a traditional overhaul to offer a sense of involvement

Implications - Seeking to feel more involved at home, consumers are looking to more physically engaging product designs. Bringing things back to basics, this signifies a desire for a connection to tradition amid a turbulent post-recession society.
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Shake-Powered Portable Washers - The Shaky Wash Washes Clothes While Saving Energy and Water
SCORE: 7.1
Viral 26,958 Clicks Pub: Sep 8, 13
Shake-Powered Portable Washers
The Shaky Wash Washes Clothes While Saving Energy and Water
The Shaking Washer, or better known by its designer Jung Seub Lee as The Shaky Wash, is every traveler’s dream. The Shaky Wash allows traveler’s to wash small articles of clothing, such as... [More]
Cycle-Spun Laundry - The Bike Washing Machine Encourages Activity and Eco-Consciousness
SCORE: 7.1
Viral 20,832 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 14
Cycle-Spun Laundry
The Bike Washing Machine Encourages Activity and Eco-Consciousness
Cleaning your dirty laundry with the Bike Washing Machine would certainly be a chore, yet one that comes with great rewards. Li Huan’s innovative concept requires you to do more than simply... [More]
Hand-Cranked Java Dispensers - The Manual Coffee Machine by Xie Ling Lin is Perfect for Camping
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 3,462 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 14
Hand-Cranked Java Dispensers
The Manual Coffee Machine by Xie Ling Lin is Perfect for Camping
The Manual Coffee Machine is a clever java dispenser that will appeal to people on two very different levels. First of all, it is great for outdoor activities that have little to no access to... [More]
Waste-Free Clothing Cleaners - MyGreenFills Sells Zero Waste Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products
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Warm 2,565 Clicks Pub: May 2, 15
Waste-Free Clothing Cleaners
MyGreenFills Sells Zero Waste Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products
The founders of Selestial Soap created a new line of all-natural eco-friendly cleaning supplies for the laundry room called MyGreenFills, targeting consumers who want a truly clean way to wash their... [More]
Handy Ribbon Hoovers - This Skirting Board Vacuum Sucks Up Dust Along the Walls
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Warm 6,051 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Handy Ribbon Hoovers
This Skirting Board Vacuum Sucks Up Dust Along the Walls
With this skirting board vacuum cleaner, you would no longer have to fuss over the edges of a room with that hard-to-reach dust and dirt that accumulates. Whether you’re using a hoover, a... [More]
Basin-Embedded Washers - Samsung has Created a Washing Machine with a Sink to Better Battle Stains
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 3,159 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 15
Basin-Embedded Washers
Samsung has Created a Washing Machine with a Sink to Better Battle Stains
Many North American homes have the luxury of sufficient space for a standing basin to be installed laundry rooms; for everyone else, here comes a washing machine with a sink already integrated.... [More]