Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 500,000 inspiring examples.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 250,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Consumer Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 900 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 250,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI + Human Methodology
Learn how Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
eLearning (NEW)
Prepare for the year's ahead with 100+ lessons, tactics, tools and frameworks with our full learning database.
Advisory & Services
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Trend Reports
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event or virtual event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Speakers & Virtual Presenters
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
Innovation Events
Join the world's top innovators at our FREE Virtual events.
Free Webinars
During COVID-19, learn to innovate through chaos, navigate the new normal and maintain work culture from home.
Custom Training & Events
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team or co-hosted custom event.
Search our database of 389,008 cutting edge ideas.
 Keynote Speaker

varkeychaya

Software Engineer
Articles
121
Views
679,000
Location
India
Member Since
Dec 2006
This user has not completed their bio.
Bone Conduction Technology For Interactive Exhibits
Bone Conduction Technology For Interactive Exhibits
Touched Echo Technology
You may have been handed the usual tape player and headphones while visiting museums and galleries before, but the Brühl’s Terrace in Dresden, Germany takes a big step in providing interactive exhibits.… MORE
Customised Sports Furniture
Customised Sports Furniture
Dorophy Tang for Adidas in Beijing
Designer Dorophy Tang was in the spotlight at the massive new Adidas showroom in Beijing. The designer based in Hong Kong and China used traditional Chinese imagery, fat and bald little boys playing with… MORE
3-Wheeled Eco Vehicles
3-Wheeled Eco Vehicles
The Peugeot+
Designed by David Vargas for Peugeot Design is the Peugeot+. The scooter, car hybrid prototype uses a smaller electric engine than most cars of its size, and the extra third wheel allows for better stability.… MORE
Team America Olympic Uniforms
Team America Olympic Uniforms
Nike Swift Suits
Nike will be releasing its brand new ground, breaking Swift suits for the Olympics this July. Nike is marketing the product as a complete suit that includes socks and arm-length gloves. They have tried… MORE
Celebrity Robots
Celebrity Robots
Interactive Elvis Bust
The King has been reincarnated, this time as a lifelike, singing and talking robot. WowWee has used motion capture to recreate the expressions of the best selling solo artist in U.S. history. The Robot… MORE
Viral Hoaxes
Viral Hoaxes
Lost Brazilian Tribe Not Real
The news of a long lost Brazilian tribe that had strayed away from civilization has been found to be a big, fat hoax. The rumor was clarified after an aerial survey of the Amazon was conducted. José… MORE
Robotic Bands
Robotic Bands
The TRONS Four Piece Band
The TRONS is the world’s first robot band. The four-piece musical group is from New Zealand. The stars of the show include: Ham (rhythm guitar), Wiggy (lead guitar), Swamp (drums) and Fifi (keyboards).… MORE
UPDATE: Cooking Eggs with Mobile Phones a Hoax
UPDATE: Cooking Eggs with Mobile Phones a Hoax
Luckily, the post about cooking eggs with mobile phones has turned out to be a hoax. I say ‘luckily’ for all those people who keep a mobile phone in their pants and then make calls next to their head… MORE
Cooking With Cellphones
Cooking With Cellphones
Popcorn Popping Is Another Hoax
A few days ago we featured a video showing how to hard boil an egg using your mobile phone. Well if you are into mobile cooking, here is a great new recipe you should try. The video shows a group of friends… MORE
Hard Top Bike Canopies
Hard Top Bike Canopies
Rocketshields
Rocketshields are detachable hardtops designed by David Fermil that will never leave you out in the rain again while riding your motorcycle. The hardtop makes use of fastening points already installed… MORE
Lunar Roadtrip Vehicles
Lunar Roadtrip Vehicles
The Moonstream
The Moonstream is a bus-sized rover designed to navigate the moon’s surface. It was designed by Anthony Sims, a student at the Art Center College of Design, a private college in Pasadena, California.… MORE
Submersible Jetski
Submersible Jetski
The Nereus Dives and Carves Through the Wind
Nereus, a jet-ski style watercraft designed by Mathias Koehler uses the wind to derive hours of fuel-free fun. The craft can travel both above as well as under water. It makes use of foot pedals to steer… MORE
Green Motorcycles
Green Motorcycles
The Brammo Enertia Electric
With gas prices on the rise, alternative fuels are more popular than ever. The Brammo Enertia Electric Motorcycle ($12,000 and up) uses six Lithium Phosphate battery modules to propel you from zero to… MORE
Convertible Sneaker Slippers
Convertible Sneaker Slippers
Nat-2 Unzip to Transform
Nat2 has come up with a clever convertible design for their sneakers, or should I say their slippers. The sneakers come with a zipper hidden behind the shoe which can be unzipped to transform your shoes… MORE
Villainous Tableware
Villainous Tableware
Witches' Kitchen
Witches’s Kitchen is a handcrafted kitchenware collection inspired by the witches and wizards of lore. Designed by Tord Boontje and handcrafted by artisan groups from three different South American countries.… MORE
Revealing War Mysteries
Revealing War Mysteries
Secret Weapons of World War 2
The Second World war is riddled with stories of mad scientists working for the Nazi’s and the Allies, developing technology which was much far advanced than any of the technology seen today. Michael Surbrook… MORE
Skydiving Graffiti
Skydiving Graffiti
Honda Publicity Stunt
19 skydivers spelled out the word Honda in three minutes and 20 seconds for the first live TV promo for Honda in the UK, inspired by the car manufacturer’s new advertising strap line, “... MORE
Harrassvertising
Harrassvertising
Coke Bots Attack When You Buy Other Brands
Just spotted: a Coke vending machine walking around outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo. Coca-Cola has sent oversized robot vending machines around Tokyo to pinch the heads of people who prefer a different… MORE
Custom Lego Weapons
Custom Lego Weapons
BrickGun
Lego just became more violent side thanks to BrickGun, an independent company that is now selling Lego kits to build structures resembling real guns. The guns can't really fire, but they do look pretty… MORE
Micro Robot Soccer
Micro Robot Soccer
World Nanobot Foot Ball Cup 2008
The RoboCup Soccer Competition is a sporting event held every year, but this year they'll be adding a new category called the nano robots. These robots are smaller than a grain of salt but have the dexterity… MORE
Gold Guerrilla Street Art
Gold Guerrilla Street Art
The Midas Project in Barcelona
Have you ever heard of King Midas? To make a long story short, he was a pretty greedy king who wished that whatever he touched would turn to gold. As a result, he ended up starving to death because all… MORE
Egging CEOs
Egging CEOs
Student Attacks Microsoft's Steve Balmer
Microsoft CEO, Steve Balmer was up for a pretty nice surprise when he visited a Budapest university. One of the students, obviously upset about Microsoft’s policies, decided throwing an egg in Steve's… MORE
Viral Supercar Ads
Viral Supercar Ads
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Promo
Who doesn't want one? Lamborghini created a video which is climbing the viral charts like wild fire to entice people with dollops of cash to buy the Gallardo LP 560-4. It's about time they released a video… MORE
Controversial Public Transit Photos
Controversial Public Transit Photos
Paris Metro Nudes
Paris Metro Officials are racking their heads trying to find out how photographer Jam Abelanet was able to take such artsy shots of nude babes on the metro. They are actually afraid that the passengers… MORE
Yoga Street Signs
Yoga Street Signs
Directions for good Health
Sharmila's yoga classes in Hyderabad, India have become really popular thanks to some really clever advertising by ad agency, Mindset. The ads, which direct people to the location of Sharmila's classes,… MORE
Manimals
Manimals
Animals of the Chinese Zodiac
Remember that 1990's show which had a super sleuth transform into different animals? Well 'Manimals' is not exactly related, but does share the name. Manimals is an exhibit by artist Daniel Lee. Drawing… MORE
Senior Superheroes
Senior Superheroes
Aging Comics by Donald Soffritti
Italian cartoonist Donald Soffritti, known for drawing characters like Padre Tony and the Super Zeroes, has found a pet hobby. He visualizes the popular superheroes of today in their senior years. After… MORE
Solar Powered Lingerie
Solar Powered Lingerie
Taiyoko Hatsuden Bra
Lingerie maker Triumph International Japan has been creating concept bras for a wide range of purposes for some time now. Their latest is the Taiyoko Hatsuden Bra, or Solar Power Bra. The bra features… MORE
Wine Lights
Wine Lights
Set the Mood With BettyLou
Having the appropriate lighting is one of the most fundamental parts of setting the right mood. BettyLou gets it just right, with their warm, bright and safe Wine Lights. The wireless lamps, which are… MORE
Recycled Auto Part Art
Recycled Auto Part Art
Hubcap Creatures
What do you do with your hub caps when they wear out or become outdated? You could toss it in the garbage like most of us, but that's not what the people do at HubcapCreatures.com. They use the hubcaps… MORE
Barbaric Bread
Barbaric Bread
Fresh Baked Heads
Believe it or not Artist Kittiwat Unarrom who has a family baking business is baking heads and other body parts. Does that seem gruesome? You probably would be relieved if I told you that those heads… MORE
Jewellery Made of Real Tentacles
Jewellery Made of Real Tentacles
OctopusME!
OctopusME! is releasing a line of jewellery made of, you guessed it, octopus. The line uses sushi-grade octopus with solid sterling silver. Some cultures see the octopus as a symbol of transformation… MORE
Space-Aged Japanese Scooters
Space-Aged Japanese Scooters
Modified Suzuki & Honda Bikes
Want to enjoy a spin on the Italian countryside on a perfect sunny day? Even better than whizzing along the cobblestones of Milan on a Vespa is heading to Japan to check out these awesomely modded scooters.… MORE
Untooning (Part IV)
Untooning (Part IV)
How Sonic Would Look Alive
With the help of computer graphic technology, cartoon characters are "coming to life". First it was the Simpsons, then Jessica Rabbit, Bowser and Mario. Well, now its Sonic the Hedgehog's turn to be converted… MORE
Mechanical Bugs
Mechanical Bugs
Art by Mike Libby
What do you get when you put together a bug and an old watch? Don't know? Mike Libby solved this riddle by creating works of art from a combination of the two. It happened when the discovery of a dead… MORE
Fake Digital Displays on Tennis Courts
Fake Digital Displays on Tennis Courts
Sony PSP Ads
Shifting from traditional logos which are printed court side at tennis games, this ad was painted directly on the ground around real tennis courts, making it appear as though the courts were inside a giant… MORE

Featured Ideas

Bicycle Light Locks
Bicycle Light Locks
Loc+
This innovative bicycle light can convert to a lock to keep your cycle safe. This multi-purpose bicycle lock / bicycle light by designer Adrian Weidmann, called the Loc+, comes as a two piece set. It has… MORE
Super Exoskeletons
Super Exoskeletons
Now on Sale
We have seen plenty of exoskeletons being developed over the years designed to support humans and assist them with super strength, the only problem was that none of them were available for sale. Cyberdyne,… MORE
Egging CEOs
Egging CEOs
Student Attacks Microsoft's Steve Balmer
Microsoft CEO, Steve Balmer was up for a pretty nice surprise when he visited a Budapest university. One of the students, obviously upset about Microsoft’s policies, decided throwing an egg in Steve's… MORE
Branded Recycling
Branded Recycling
"Drink 2 Wear" Fashion Made of Old Coke Bottles
To the brim with complaints from environmental activists that their plastic bottles are clogging up landfills, Coke has come up with a unique solution: turning recycled bottles into "Drink 2 Wear" apparel.… MORE
Total Design White Out
Total Design White Out
Porsche Design Goes Bright White
Porsche Design Studios has long been designing objects inspired by the Porsche automobile, a god in terms of luxury car brands. Breaking from the traditional use of black for the first time in 30 years,… MORE
Racing Watches
Racing Watches
F1/Carbon GMT
John Pszeniczny has designed the fastest watch on Earth dubbed the F1/Carbon GMT. The designer sough inspiration from the world of F1 race cars, leading to the construction of carbon fiber, Swarovski… MORE
Hair's Point of View
Hair's Point of View
Head and Shoulders Ad Gives You New Perspective
Ad agency Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi have produced clever outdoor and in-store ads for the "The Head & Shoulders Point of View" campaign. The ads literally show you the Hair's point of view. The… MORE
Retro Baby Pedal Cars
Retro Baby Pedal Cars
1930 Pink Ford & More Vintage Rides
Remember that old retro pedal car you used to zoom around in when you were a kid? Well your kids too can have that experience with the Retro Baby Pedal Car. The Retro baby pedal cars are available at the… MORE
Hard Top Bike Canopies
Hard Top Bike Canopies
Rocketshields
Rocketshields are detachable hardtops designed by David Fermil that will never leave you out in the rain again while riding your motorcycle. The hardtop makes use of fastening points already installed… MORE
Touch-Screen OLED Keyboards
Touch-Screen OLED Keyboards
Optimus Tactus
Most of us would have heard of the Optimus Maximus Keyboard which employed small OLED Screens on the keys which could be programmed to preform different functions. Optimus has already hit the drawing boards… MORE
Wine Lights
Wine Lights
Set the Mood With BettyLou
Having the appropriate lighting is one of the most fundamental parts of setting the right mood. BettyLou gets it just right, with their warm, bright and safe Wine Lights. The wireless lamps, which are… MORE
Mechanical Bugs
Mechanical Bugs
Art by Mike Libby
What do you get when you put together a bug and an old watch? Don't know? Mike Libby solved this riddle by creating works of art from a combination of the two. It happened when the discovery of a dead… MORE
Spraying Steel Knuckles
Spraying Steel Knuckles
Pepper Knuckles
Next time you meet a dark shady character in that dimly lit alley, be sure you are prepared, not just to defend yourself but to belt a knuckle to their face. Designer Idan Arbel came up with the idea of… MORE
Magic Mirrors
Magic Mirrors
Carole Mirror Gives You Advice
Ever stood in front of your mirror and asked it a question, hoping it might reply? Well if you had this design by Robert Stadler, your mirror actually could answer back to you! The Carole Mirror displays… MORE