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Tactile Home

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Chemical-Free Cleaning Cloths
Chemical-Free Cleaning Cloths
PopSugar's DIY Cleaning Wipes Tutorial Cuts Costs and Toxins
If you already have a fresh paper towel roll, liquid dish soap and vinegar in your cupboards at home, you have almost everything you need to make your own DIY cleaning wipes. PopSugar’s eco-... MORE
Emergency Crank Cell Chargers
Emergency Crank Cell Chargers
The Hand Crank Emergency Cell Phone Charger Will Help You Out
This emergency cell phone charger will convert just one minute of manual hand-cranking into 30 seconds of power life so you can make an emergency call. Keep the manual device with you at all times,... MORE
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Hand-Powered Computers
OLPC's XO-3 Tablet is Designed for the Third World
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) has developed the XO-3 tablet, a low-cost handheld computer for the third world. The XO-3 tablet is durable and powered by either solar or kinetic energy. Like OLPC's XO-3… MORE

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