Design

Authentic Weather

Authentic Weather

I came across this interesting little app concept by self taught designer Tobias van Schneider. The Authentic Weather app is described by Schneider as ‘probably the most honest & human weather app out there’. He may be right, coming from a rainy country and even rainier city I cant help but think about the weather all the time and sometimes I even moan […]

UpstartThunder

UpstartThunder

UpstartThunder is an Animator, Illustrator and Photographer based in Bristol in the UK. The name may not suggest it but UpstartThunder is in fact a mum and all of the fantastic fun creations on the UpstartThunder site are created during Jane’s (the mum behind UpstartThunder) spare time in the evenings. UpstartThunder produced 25 videos last year and […]

TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

 TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag In October 2012 we had a Q&A with TRAKKE founder Alec Farmer, at the time they had just released their Harris Tweed messenger bags that looked great! Now TRAKKE have released their new super tough wax cotton Bairn Mini Messenger bag. The bag has been designed for daily use which includes jumping on buses, […]

Hole in my Pocket

Hole in my Pocket

Allistair Burt is the founding member of the duo known as Hole in my Pocket, their  multi-disciplinary creative antics include film, painting, sculpture, design, architecture, illustration and building Victorian Storytelling Machines! The super active duo have in ‘recent times’ (the 21st Century) produced and directed short films for Channel 4, written short stories, created the Small World Experiment, tried to sort out […]

Greensprout studio

Greensprout studio

The Ecological Glass Bottle The ecological glass bottle created by Greensprout studio was arranged with an orchid, stones, woods and mosses. This simple but balanced eco-system is beautifully constructed and presented in a vintage styled medicine bottle. Caring for this elegant flower is effortless, it only has to be placed in a bright space with […]

Microsoft Holodeck

Microsoft Holodeck

Star Trek’s Holodeck was an amazing concept! Transform a room into any environment you wish; an interior designers dream! No paint, no plaster, no snagging list just push a few buttons and BAM there you are, a new environment without leaving the room.  Very futuristic stuff indeed but it seems that Microsoft is taking the first steps towards this […]

Mine Kafon

Mine Kafon

The Mine Kafon is a low cost land mine detonator that has been designed by Afghanistan born Massoud Hassani who now resides in Eindhoven, Netherlands.  The Mine Kafon is a low-cost wind-powered mine detonator that looks like a gigantic tumbleweed! Being born in Afghanistan Hassani knows all to well what war can do to a country and so developed the […]

Super Material Graphene

Super Material Graphene

Graphene aka the super material could be the next game changer! Prof Andre Geim and Prof Kostya Novoselov of the University of Manchester first discovered the graphene crystals derived from graphite in 2004 using pencil graphite and scotch tape! Since the discovery in 2004 using the very simple method of scotch tape and pencils this area of material science has […]

What the Flock?

What the Flock?

Dhaka – What a great image of individuals going about their busy days! Crowd sourcing platforms are great!! They literally give people the ability to do anything they want! There are so many versatile projects on crowd sourcing websites – its cool after cool after cool which brings us to this latest crowd sourcing project – First Bus Map of […]

Ax Wielding Octopus

Ax Wielding Octopus

AAAHHHH!!! The Ax Wielding Octopus!! Imagine for a second…the octopus is chasing you, this is scary in itself but then you realise that some of those many arms are wielding axes!! Hunting you down!! Then what? Well…then you realise – its a cute creation by Japanese maker Hiné Mizushima. Mizushima was born and raised in […]