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Authentic Experience Platforms
Authentic Experience Platforms
Gidsy Community Connects Users to Activities
The Gidsy community has given itself a pretty compelling tagline: “a community marketplace for authentic experiences.” The platform enables users to connect to others and join activities going on in the… MORE
Indoor Navigation Systems
Indoor Navigation Systems
MapOS by MapEverywhere Enables Point of Interest Search
MapOS by MapEverywhere is a phenomenal new concept for a mapping system that doesn’t require GPS. The map is intended for indoor facilities where navigation may be required, including museums, galleries… MORE
Online Gift Advice Apps
Online Gift Advice Apps
Shopycat App Makes Gift Recommendations from Facebook Activity
The Shopycat app is a brilliant new social shopping technology being developed by WalMart in time for the holiday season. The app pays attention to the Facebook activity of its users and makes gift recommendations… MORE
Phenomenal Financial Organizers
Phenomenal Financial Organizers
Spendful Easily Tracks All Your Money Needs
Spendful is an innovative new platform that lets users easily track their finances. The Spendful platform simplifies the entire process of organizing your finances by income and expenses. One of the… MORE
Irreverent Super Hero Campaigns
Irreverent Super Hero Campaigns
The Pointless Collective Engages Users in Fun Games
The Pointless Collective is a troop of superhero characters that was conceived for the European campaign for Trident Senses. One of the games requires users to adopt a real chicken and when it lays eggs… MORE
Charitable Exam Challenges
Charitable Exam Challenges
Free Rice Gives a Grain to Those in Need for Correct Answers
Free Rice lets users answer quiz questions and have the opportunity to donate rice to those in need. For every right answer on the website, the company donates one grain of rice. Free Rice creates an… MORE
Friend-Enabled Tune Finders
Friend-Enabled Tune Finders
BBM Music Allows Sharing and Discovery Within Your Network
BBM Music is a fantastic new service that lets users pick fifty songs from a collection of licensed music. Users then have the opportunity to swap up to twenty-five of their songs for new ones every month.… MORE
Colony Displacing Documentaries
Colony Displacing Documentaries
'Tomorrow We Disappear' Captures the Magic of Kathputli
The 'Tomorrow we Disappear' documentary, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, chronicles the last days that an artists colony in India has on its land; the land that the Kathputli colony… MORE
Savvy Expert-Connecting Sites
Savvy Expert-Connecting Sites
Evisors Creates a Market for Expert Knowledge
Evisors is a new platform that, for those with an innovative business idea, connects users with industry-specific experts. Users can do a search on Evisors and find experts for topics they are interested… MORE
Food Truck Trackers
Food Truck Trackers
The 'Tweat It' App Updates Moving Restos Via Twitter Updates
The 'Tweat It' app will have your inner hipster jumping for joy without the least bit of irony: the app tracks the location of food trucks in real-time. The map is updated with the location of specific… MORE
Collaborative Online Story Creators
Collaborative Online Story Creators
Collections by Erly Lets You Easily Build Digital Albums
With the tagline "because your stories are worth sharing," Collections by Erly both compels and empowers potential users to tell their stories. The site has made it easy to create albums surrounding a… MORE
Clever Comparative Shopping Sites
Clever Comparative Shopping Sites
Digital Folio Tracks Prices from Major Retailers
Digital Folio is a brilliant new digital shopping concept that allows users to easily track the prices of products from major retailers. By way of a browser plugin, the shopper simply drags the product… MORE
Phenomenal Saving Incentive Sites
Phenomenal Saving Incentive Sites
SaveUp Lets You Earn Reward Points the More You Save
SaveUp is a new concept that rewards users for making sound financial decisions. Every time a SaveUp user saves money or pays down debt, they receive points that may be redeemed later on. SaveUp is a… MORE
Labor-Saving Video Sites
Labor-Saving Video Sites
'Can I Stream It' Quickly Finds the Right Movie
The new video search engine ‘Can I Stream It’ promises to be an essential service for anyone that uses the web to watch movies. The search engine lets you see when you can stream a movie,... MORE
Comic Book Rentals
Comic Book Rentals
Mission Comics Offers Graphic Novel Rentals and a Point System
Mission Comics is doing something novel with its business model; the store will be offering a buy back option of graphic novels that they will use to start a renting service. The store is also offering… MORE
Open-Air Knowledge Epicenters
Open-Air Knowledge Epicenters
The Uni Project Features a Portable Open Reading Room
The Uni Project is a lightweight and portable reading room for books and the exchange of knowledge. The idea is for the design to be placed in large public areas and encourage people to borrow a book.… MORE
Precocious Knit Jewelry
Precocious Knit Jewelry
Ring With Silk Yarn is a Brilliant and Creative Concept
The ring with silk yarn is a piece that I found while hunting through the Etsy platform. This highly unique piece blends yarn into the design of a ring in a very interesting way: the yarn rests inside… MORE
Military Messenger Bags
Military Messenger Bags
The Teamwork Bags are a Series Made from Salvaged Materials
Teamwork Bags use salvaged materials purchased in bulk as the basis for its bags. Its current project involves the design of a line of bags from military canvas that they acquired. The bags are stylish… MORE
Nostalgic Color Wheels
Nostalgic Color Wheels
Crayola Color Chart Depicts the History of Crayola Colors
The ‘Crayola Color Chart’ is a very interesting data visualization project by a designer that goes simply by the pseudonym Velociraptor. The project consists of a graphic representation of all of the colors… MORE
Holistic Social Data Platforms
Holistic Social Data Platforms
Gigya Lets Companies Manage User Data Across Social Media Sites
Gigya is a new social platform that gives companies access to a person's entire social identity. Gigya has just launched new technology called 'Identity Management Platform' that lets companies manage… MORE
Curated Culture Sites
Curated Culture Sites
OpenSky Connects Consumers with Tastemakers
OpenSky has set itself a lofty mission: create the best possible digital shopping experience that it can. To do so, OpenSky has brought together 75 influential tastemakers in health, food, design and fashion.… MORE
Efficient City Design Graphics
Efficient City Design Graphics
Smart City Anatomy Infographic Provides a Look into the Future
The Smart City Anatomy infographic brilliantly lays out the efficient city design of the future. With population growth booming and a strain of urban areas and global warming causing many to call for social… MORE
City-Forming Furniture Ventures
City-Forming Furniture Ventures
IKEA Suburb Gets Set to Break Ground in East London
The IKEA Suburb is an ambitious plan by the furniture giant to build a micro-city in London's East end, close to Olympic Park. The suburb would contain just over 1,200 homes and a 350-person hotel room.… MORE
Marvelous Medicinal Fabrics
Marvelous Medicinal Fabrics
iLoad by Swiss Schoeller Textil Delivers Medicine Via Skin
Swiss Schoeller Textil has come up with a new fabric that is sure to have a positive impact. Dubbed the iLoad, the fabric was created to deliver timed release of much-needed medicine. The iLoad by Swiss… MORE
Social Media Success Campaigns
Social Media Success Campaigns
Twitter Stories Tell the Tale Behind Interesting Tweets
Twitter Stories is a new campaign designed to tell the tale behind some of the most remarkable tweets. The featured story looks at a bookshop in Portland, Oregon that was on the precipice of having to… MORE
Social Sharing Infographic
Social Sharing Infographic
StumbleUpon Page Life Cycle Highlights US Traffic
The StumbleUpon page life cycle infographic blew me away with how much of the web's social sharing the site is responsible for. One of the most staggering stats is that StumbleUpon drives 50% of social… MORE
Superb Personal Stylist Sites
Superb Personal Stylist Sites
CakeStyle Connects Women to Professional Stylists
The CakeStyle website offers female consumers the opportunity to connect with stylists and purchase clothes based on their recommendations. CakeStyle draws off the successful business model of companies… MORE
Sensational Centralized Platforms
Sensational Centralized Platforms
Jouuku Lets You Manage the Cloud More Efficiently
Jouuku is a new platform that brings your various, cloud-based services together in one place. Jouuku makes it easy to manage all of your various files and allows you to share them with any relevant parties.… MORE
Music-Enabling Mitts
Music-Enabling Mitts
The Touchscreen Gloves Make iPod Shuffling a Breeze
The Touchscreen Gloves, created by MUGI, make using a touch device like an iPod on a cold day a breeze. The gloves, which come in four color options, have conductive material in the fingertips. The Touchscreen… MORE
Social Media Rival Sites
Social Media Rival Sites
Unthink Social Network Pits Itself Against Facebook
The Unthink social network is a new platform that is getting ready to launch in the week to come. In its run up to launch day, the platform has been branding itself as a freedom fighter in opposition to… MORE
Diet-Tracking Photo Apps
Diet-Tracking Photo Apps
The Eatery App Treats Food Choices as Data
The Eatery app is a clever new photo app that aims to make users healthier. Users take photos of their diet and track their choices over time to see whether their choices are getting healthier or not.… MORE
Discount Discovery Apps
Discount Discovery Apps
The TapBuy App Brings Together Deals From Across the Web
If you have ever wanted to shop online without needing to continually reenter your credit card info, the TapBuy app will be right up your alley. The app brings together deals from across the web, and lets… MORE
Holistically Green Headquarters
Holistically Green Headquarters
The Nissan Head Office is Conscious of Environmental Impact
The Nissan head office in Yokohama, Japan deceptively blends into its surroundings: the headquarters of one of the world's largest auto manufacturers is one of the most environmentally friendly in all… MORE
Media Mogul Infographics
Media Mogul Infographics
Justin Timberlake Infographic Captures His Evolution
From the time spent as the lead singer and star of N'sync to his role in the 'Social Network' as Napster founder Sean Parker, JT has come a long way, and the Justin Timberlake infographic captures the… MORE
Phenomenal Music-Pairing Services
Phenomenal Music-Pairing Services
Vimeo Music Store Lets Videos Creators Find the Perfect Song
The Vimeo music store recently launched as a means for video creators to find and purchase music. The store has over 45,000 pre-licensed songs that can be used in videos. The Vimeo music store lets creators… MORE
Virtual Test Driving Sites
Virtual Test Driving Sites
The Collaborative Fund Teaches About Car Sharing
The Collaborative Fund is a phenomenal website and key point of entry for anyone looking to get involved with a car sharing program, but who might not know where to begin. The site is filled with detailed… MORE

Featured Ideas

Scandalized Fashion Offices
Scandalized Fashion Offices
American Apparel Factory Opens its Doors Virtually for a Tour
After some unfavorable press surronding its hiring process, the American Apparel Factory has opened its doors virtually for tour. The clothing company takes the viewer through the product development process… MORE
A-List Sustainable Scents
A-List Sustainable Scents
'A Perfume Organic' Comes in an Array of Fragrances for the Eco Warrior
A Perfume Organic is phenomenal new series that comes in five very distinct scents for the eco warrior: Green, Urban Organic, White Magik, Perfumed Wine, Rosé and Mejica. If you are an advocate for protecting… MORE
Miraculous Muscle-Warming Massagers
Miraculous Muscle-Warming Massagers
BACK-TEK Therapy Uses Infrared Heat to Soothe Aches
BACK-TEK therapy is unlike any other heat therapy that currently exists on the market. The device -- which uses infrared heat to soothe sore muscles and tendons -- goes ten times deeper than heating pads.… MORE
Free Fee Banking
Free Fee Banking
Electric Orange Checking Account Pays You to Sign Up
Electric Orange checking account is the highly attractive account being offered by ING. The Dutch bank has removed all financial barriers to creating account, as the account has absolutely no fees. In… MORE
Complete Virtual Metropolises
Complete Virtual Metropolises
New York City Digital Plan Will Put City at Top of the Digital Map
The recently unveiled New York City digital plan aims to put the mega metropolis at the top of the digital map. The New York City digital plan was created through a series of partnerships with major tech… MORE
Era-Ending Documentaries
Era-Ending Documentaries
'All Things Must Pass' Looks at the Rise & Fall of a Musical Institution
All Things Must Pass is a brilliant idea for a documentary about the rise and fall of Tower Records. For those unfamiliar, Tower Records was a pre-digital institution for purchasing music. With the emergence… MORE
Sultry Steel Lighting
Sultry Steel Lighting
Foldo Lamp Created by Thinkk is Functional and Aesthetically Sleek
The Foldo lamp, design by Thinkk Studio, is a brilliant piece of contemporary design. The highly aesthetically-pleasing lamp consists of a piece of folded steel around the sides and with a wood base. As… MORE
Philosophical Graphic Design
Philosophical Graphic Design
Genis Carreras Coneys Complex Ideas with Simplicity
Genis Carreras has masterfully created a series that clearly sums up some major philosophical concepts. Carreras, in his Philographics Journal, has created designs for such philosophical ideas as Solipsism,… MORE
Visionary Culture Applications
Visionary Culture Applications
The Warhol Art App Brings Together the Best of a Museum Experience
The Warhol Art App, developed by the Warhol Museum located in Pittsburg, offers a unique window onto the life of one of the 20th century's great artistic visionaries. The app can either be used as a museum… MORE
Wacky Wood Environments
Wacky Wood Environments
Impractical Computer Chair Challenges How You Experience Your Computer
The impractical computer chair, designed by Ron Bean of the Milwaukee Makerspace, is a wild creation that revolutionizes sitting and interacting with the interface of your computer. The wood design was… MORE
Geek Chic Cards
Geek Chic Cards
'Shop Gibberish' Pays Homage to the Coolest Man You Know
Shop Gibberish has you covered with a witty card for Father's day. The card spells out 'Fathers' with different elements from the periodic table and proudly states, "Dad, you were uncool before being uncool… MORE
Developing World Entrepreneur Webisodes
Developing World Entrepreneur Webisodes
‘Young World Innovators’ Follows African Business
The ‘Young World Innovators’ web series is an inspiring look into the lives of innovators in Africa. The web series project, which is currently seeking funding on the Kickstarter platform, highlights the… MORE
Future-Predicting Charts
Future-Predicting Charts
The Year 2050 Infographic Considers What Life Will Be Like in 40 Years
The Year 2050 Infographic ingeniously lays out a vision for how life on earth could potentially look in 40 years' time. The infographic is based on two surveys that were conducted -- one in May 1999 and… MORE
Satirized Car Campaigns
Satirized Car Campaigns
Renault Electric Life Ad Challenges the Way We Perceive Oil Consumption
The Renault Electric Life ad challenges the way we perceive oil consumption by demonstrating the instances in which we use electricity in our daily lives. The ad is clever in its ability to satirize the… MORE