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Anti-Scrolling Phone Cases
Anti-Scrolling Phone Cases
The 'Dumb Phone Case' Restricts Users From Mindlessly Scrolling Away
As an attempt to stop the human race from decreasing their social skills with every Tinder swipe or Facebook scroll they perform, the Dumb Phone Case prevents users from doing anything other than... MORE
90s Flashback Sneakers
90s Flashback Sneakers
These Colorful Couture Runners are Reminiscent of Childhood Playmats
Italian running shoe brand, Diadora, collaborated with Japanese retailer BEAMS T to create these 90s flashback sneakers. The bright footwear boasts the comfortable design of the N9000 style, while... MORE
3D-Printed Concrete Architecture
3D-Printed Concrete Architecture
This Team is Revolutionizing 3D-Printed Buildings by Using Layers
3D-printed architecture is becoming more and more mainstream in the world of design, with 3D-printed concrete as one of the latest developments from its early beginnings in plastic. However, many... MORE
Social Commentating Figurines
Social Commentating Figurines
These Topical Miniature Art Scenes Depict Themes of Power & Identity
Swedish artist Camilla Hallgren creates poignant representations of social and political problems that plague the world by using miniature artistic props and figurines.  Her miniature art is... MORE
Heated Windshield Wiper Ads
Heated Windshield Wiper Ads
This Mitsubishi Ad Illustrates the Unexpected Perks of Heated Wipers
Mitsubishi has been coming out with an array of technologically updated design features in recent months—among them, heated windshield wipers to help drivers battle the obstacles of winter... MORE
Couple-Made Intimate Art
Couple-Made Intimate Art
This DIY Art Kit Provides Materials for Creating an Erotic Work of Art
South African abstract artist Jeremy Brown is encouraging couples to embark on a bold and daring journey of creating art through the act of intimacy. Inspired by the 1960s artist Yves Klein as well... MORE
Hand-Painted Knot Pillows
Hand-Painted Knot Pillows
These Tubular Pillows Can Help Owners Practice Their Sailor's Knots
Designed by Electric Feathers, these unique knot pillows provide a fun alternative to the traditional four sided decorative cushions. The pillows are not only visually intriguing but also functional,... MORE
Rideshare Entertainment Apps
Rideshare Entertainment Apps
'Uber Trip Experiences' Now Integrate Other Apps into the User's Trip
‘Uber Trip Experiences’ is just another way that the rideshare business is continuing to expand its services and app design to enhance user experience. Uber is now giving other app... MORE
Inclusive Presidential Social Accounts
Inclusive Presidential Social Accounts
The White House Officially Launched its Own Snapchat Story
The Obama Administration has always been one step ahead in the realm of social media compared to other presidential administrations; however, its most recent addition to its media portfolio still... MORE
Celebrity Constellation Tributes
Celebrity Constellation Tributes
The Late David Bowie Was Honored with His Very Own Stardust
Among the many tributes and homages paid to the late David Bowie in recent days, the lightning bolt now dedicated to him in the sky is one of the most poignant. Belgian music station ‘Studio... MORE
Eco-Friendly Shoe Manufacturers
Eco-Friendly Shoe Manufacturers
Adidas' SPEEDFACTORY Reduces Emissions While Hastening Delivery
Joining the likes of NikeID, adidas’ SPEEDFACTORY is experimenting in personalized manufacturing methods that allow consumers to receive products faster. adidas has created a robotic factory... MORE
Female Santa Campaigns
Female Santa Campaigns
This Ad Asks Kids If Santa Could Be a Woman & Their Answers Raise Concerns
Creative ad agency, ‘Anomaly,’ created a Christmas campaign ad that asks children in Britain if a female Santa Claus could get the job done. While viewers are certain to hear some... MORE
Multi-Purpose Cutting Boards
Multi-Purpose Cutting Boards
These Tools Function as Wood Cutting Boards, Serving Trays or Trivets
While modular devices often conjure up the images of complex or highly technical designs, these multi-functional wood cutting boards remind us that simple design can often bring the best solutions.... MORE
Reinvented Incandescent Bulbs
Reinvented Incandescent Bulbs
MIT Researchers Have Created Non-LED Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs
While more and more lighting designs are using LED lights to save electricity, researchers at MIT have discovered how to make energy-efficient light bulbs out of traditional incandescent bulbs.... MORE
Location-Based Photo Apps
Location-Based Photo Apps
IceCream's App Now Lets Users Discover Photos on Their Friends' Phones
Updating its space-saving photo app, IceCream has created a feature that allows users to discover photos on their friends’ cell phones from an event they were at together. The app allows... MORE
Mars Exploration Games
Mars Exploration Games
NASA's 'Mars 2030' Brings the Red Planet to Earth Through VR Missions
While the Star Wars movies may take viewers on a journey to a galaxy far far away, NASA’s new ‘Mars 2030’ game takes earthlings to the planet right next door. Even better, the... MORE
Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
The Sengled Voice Bulbs Revealed at CES 2016 Turn on When Glass Breaks
Joining the likes of the innovative lighting brand’s other multi-purpose bulbs, the Sengled Voice smart bulbs released at CES 2016 merge the worlds of security, communication and technology.... MORE
Free-Rotation VR Pods
Free-Rotation VR Pods
The Rotating Krush Moveo Simulation Pod is Showing Off At CES 2016
Adding to the realm of virtual reality technology, the Krush Moveo is the first free-rotation simulation pod to enhance the Oculus virtual reality experience. Upon stepping inside the floating ride,... MORE
Aging Simulation Suits
Aging Simulation Suits
The R70i Aging Experience Simulates Aging for Visitors at the CES 2016
While other robotic devices at CES 2016 are meant to make daily life easier and tasks streamlined, the R70i Aging Experience makes everyday activities more challenging by simulating the physical... MORE
Waterproof Portable Speakers
Waterproof Portable Speakers
The Braven 105 & 405 Speakers Released at CES 2016 are Tough & Bright
The newest Braven 105 and 405 wireless portable speakers have been released at CES 2016, showcasing durable and waterproof designs with optimal audio features. The Bluetooth speakers are versatile... MORE
Performance-Monitoring Apparel (UPDATE)
Performance-Monitoring Apparel (UPDATE)
Sensoria's Smart Running System is Unveiling at CES 2016
Wearable technology is certainly a hot topic at the CES 2016, with Sensoria unveiling updates to its Smart Running System garments. In addition to new colors and styles of running shirts and sports... MORE
Affordable Electric Cars
Affordable Electric Cars
The Chevy Bolt Was Unveiled at CES 2016, Beating Tesla to the Finish Line
Joining the many concept cars unveiled at CES 2016, the Chevy Bolt is an electric vehicle for people concerned about the environment, but don’t want to break the bank. The fully electric... MORE
Long-Lasting Bluetooth Headphones
Long-Lasting Bluetooth Headphones
The Audiofly AF250 Boasts a 25 Hour Playback Time at CES 2016
The Audiofly AF250 Bluetooth headphones are an upgrade to the audio brand’s wired version released during last year’s CES. The beautifully crafted headphones boast superior sound quality,... MORE
Outdoor Smart Bulbs
Outdoor Smart Bulbs
ilumi's App-Connected BR30 Outdoor Bulbs Are Setting the Mood at CES 2016
Adding to its collection of smart mood lighting, ilumi is releasing its new BR30 Outdoor bulbs at the Consumer Electronics Show. These bulbs are not only controlled by users’ smartphones, but... MORE
Video-Streaming Cars (UPDATE)
Video-Streaming Cars (UPDATE)
CES 2016 Debuts Volvo's Concept 26 Car That Streams Video Offline
Volvo is showing off its innovative Concept 26 vehicle at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This car joins the ranks of other self-driving vehicles, like those created by Tesla and Google. However, the... MORE
Realistic Christmas Photo Essays
Realistic Christmas Photo Essays
'Christmas in America' Showcases the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Jesse Rietman’s unique photo series, ‘Christmas in America’ gives onlookers an alternative perspective on the festive holiday season. The images are blunt and real, showcasing the... MORE
Motivating Marathon Apps
Motivating Marathon Apps
Sensoria's App & Smart Garments Will Be Used in the Milan Marathon Race
Sensoria’s new marathon app will provide runners in the 2016 Milan Marathon with the option to be supported by a virtual running coach that connects to smart garments in order to correct... MORE
Cathedral-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
Cathedral-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
This $14,400 Luxury Jewelry Box Resembles Italy's Duomo of Siena
This beautifully crafted, luxury jewelry box gets its design inspiration from the stunning architecture of the Siena Cathedral in Italy. The exterior of the box itself is made of carefully gray-dyed... MORE
Travel-Ready Reversible Jackets
Travel-Ready Reversible Jackets
These Jackets Adjust to the Rugged Outdoors or Chic City Streets
These lightweight, reversible jackets sport the ultimate outerwear designs for the traveling man or woman. Made from strong and stylish materials, each side is suited specifically to different... MORE
Robot-Guided E-Retail
Robot-Guided E-Retail
The North Face XPS & IBM Watson Provide a Retail Robot Shopping Assistant
Gone are the days of sales representatives with The North Face’s new robot shopping assistant that helps consumers choose their clothing based on an interactive conversation full of questions... MORE
App-Connected Rings
App-Connected Rings
The Neyya Smart Ring's Touchscreen Extends the Functions of a Smartphone
The Neyya app-connected ring is a piece of jewelry of the future, only it exists today. The beautifully crafted polycarbonate ring features a sleek touchscreen that allows the wearer to control... MORE
Honeycomb Acoustic Partitions
Honeycomb Acoustic Partitions
These Modular Office Dividers are Made of Hexagonal Hemp Shapes
While open-concept offices have become the prevalent design of modern workplaces, office dividers or cubicles are often required in order to stay productive and focused. The Scale partitions create... MORE
Origami-Inspired Gift Wrap
Origami-Inspired Gift Wrap
This Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper Lets Users Celebrate Sustainably
This Christmas, consumers can put an end to wasted paper thanks to French-designed reusable gift wrap, DONO. The geometrically folded wrapping paper acts like individual gift bags for holiday items.... MORE
Kimono-Inspired Outerwear
Kimono-Inspired Outerwear
Snow Peak's Casual Outerwear Line Boasts a Camping-in-Japan Aesthetic
Adding a unique style to casual outerwear, Snow Peak’s ‘Camp Field Print’ references American-style camping with the artistic design and skill of Japanese kimono makers. The... MORE
LED Celebrity Dresses
LED Celebrity Dresses
Lupita Nyong'o's LED Light Dress Was Coded by Young Girls Around the World
Actress Lupita Nyong’o not only looked stunning in a dazzling LED light dress at the Star Wars: Force 4 Charity Auction, but she also showed her support for Google’s ‘Made with Code&... MORE
Giant Holiday Retail Playgrounds
Giant Holiday Retail Playgrounds
Target Wonderland is an Entertaining & Shoppable Christmas World
Target Wonderland is making holiday shopping that much more special this Christmas, with a larger than life playground that is 16,000 square feet. Within the playground is a giant Etch-a-Sketch and... MORE

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Clothing-Projecting Mirrors
Clothing-Projecting Mirrors
The 'Mirror Mirror' Project Allows Shoppers to Try on Virtual Clothing
Customization in retail has been receiving increasing interest and growing developments, however, this mirror takes interactive customized shopping one magical step further by introducing virtual... MORE
Hip-Hop Race Cars
Hip-Hop Race Cars
The N.W.A Biopic Inspired a 'Straight Outta Compton' Nascar Xfinity Series
NASCAR driver Tomy Drissi is coming out with a ‘Straight Outta Compton’ race car for the Xfinity series. Inspired by the hip-hop group N.W.A.‘s upcoming biopic, Drissi’s car... MORE
Sci-Fi Single Can Fridges
Sci-Fi Single Can Fridges
This Piece of Star Wars Memorabilia Keeps One Lucky Beer Can Cold
The amount of Star Wars memorabilia is monstrous as we get closer and closer to the release date of ‘The Force Awakens.’ Joining the likes of sci-fi character stilettos and even a Darth... MORE
Interactive Litter Bins
Interactive Litter Bins
This London Litter Campaign Uses Fun Games to Recycle Cigarettes and Gum
Design company ‘Hubbub’ teamed up with ‘Common Works’ to create a litter campaign that uses entertaining and interactive ways to reduce garbage on the streets of London,... MORE
Keepsake-Holding Cabinets
Keepsake-Holding Cabinets
The 'Collectors Cabinet' Shows and Stows Beloved Travel Treasures
This ‘Collectors Cabinet’ is made for the traveler—the person who collects keepsakes along their journeys and needs a place to store them when home in between. A beautifully... MORE
Diverse Children's Programming
Diverse Children's Programming
RainbowMe is a Platform That Brings Diverse Television to Children
There is a lack of racially diverse television programming for children on both mainstream media as well as less popular stations. To fill this void, RainbowMe is an entertainment platform that... MORE
Delayed Photo-Sharing Apps
Delayed Photo-Sharing Apps
'Flashgap' Allows Users to View Wild Photos 12 Hours After the Fact
If you find yourself having nights you can’t remember but wish that documented proof could exist for just you and your friends, this time-delayed photo-sharing app will excite you. The app... MORE
Regal 3D Lollipops
Regal 3D Lollipops
These Chocolate Custom Lollipops Recreate 3D Versions of Queen Elizabeth II
With Queen Elizabeth celebrating her stint as the longest reigning British monarch, ‘Candy Mechanics’ launched a line of custom lollipops with the respected royal as the face of the... MORE
Op Art-Inspired Lights
Op Art-Inspired Lights
These Adjustable Lamps Create Optical Illusions with Overlapping Sections
These spherical adjustable lamps hang from the ceiling while casting different shadows from an overlapping mesh pattern. The pendant lamps are designed by Luis Arivillaga, who was inspired by the... MORE
Gold-Tipped Sneakers
Gold-Tipped Sneakers
The New adidas Pro Model Features Reptillian Skin with Metallic Toe Shells
These gold-tipped kicks received the Midas touch, completing the luxurious look of the new adidas Pro Model style. Playing with a popular reptilian material, these shoes look like they’re made... MORE
Concert Recommendation Apps
Concert Recommendation Apps
The Spotify Concert Section Suggests Local Music Shows for Listeners
Spotify is adding to its song suggesting service by providing concert recommendations for listeners as well. Similar to how the main platform functions, the app will analyze the music that the... MORE
Weight-Monitoring High Chairs
Weight-Monitoring High Chairs
This Adjustable High Chair Features an App-Connected Built-in Scale
Smart Froc is an adjustable high chair that allows parents to easily and consistently measure their baby or toddler’s weights to ensure that they are healthy. It’s difficult to get a... MORE
Heated Windshield Wiper Ads
Heated Windshield Wiper Ads
This Mitsubishi Ad Illustrates the Unexpected Perks of Heated Wipers
Mitsubishi has been coming out with an array of technologically updated design features in recent months—among them, heated windshield wipers to help drivers battle the obstacles of winter... MORE
Celebrity Chef Fusion Restaurants
Celebrity Chef Fusion Restaurants
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Munich Will Feature Chef Nobu
Chef Nobu is now serving up the famous ‘Matsuhisa’ brand’s dishes at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Munich. The celebrity chef is known for his creative and unique plates inspired... MORE