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Knock Knock @ HEAD media design
A playful calculator designed for small children. Knock out a calculation on the wood surface and it will knock back with the answer. Installation: original wooden…
celia torvisco + raphael pluvinage: conductive ceramic radio
adorned using a fine palladium paint with conductive properties, the ceramic radio can be controlled with tactile gestures.
Avakai—An Imaginary Friend. For Real.
Vai Kai is raising funds for Avakai—An Imaginary Friend. For Real. on Kickstarter! Communicate emotions and play with imagination. At home, outside or across the world. No screens required.
Di Peng recreates dementia with sense-distorting helmet
This Dementia Simulator headset designed by Central Saint Martins graduate Di Peng lets wearers experience symptoms of the disease for themselves
Patch of Sky by Fabrica - Sight Unseen
People who know me well consider me to be semi-obsessed with the weather. I check it often, and I've long had the habit — often wondering if I was the only one — of bookmarking the cities of my friends and family in my app of choice, Weather Underground, just so I could picture from time to time whether they might be out frolicking in the sunshine that day, or cowering from a nasty snowstorm. It's no wonder, then, that when an email came in this morning from the folks at the Italian…
Pentagram designed a smart speaker that’s like HitClips for kids
The Yoto Player, designed by Pentagram London, uses physical cards to let kids choose what songs, audiobooks, and podcasts they want to listen to. Parents can connect the speaker to an app and upload their own content to blank NFC cards, or use it as a regular Bluetooth speaker.
This Super-Clean Smart Screen Puts a Newspaper on Your Wall
There’s something special about the layout of a print-edition newspaper. A news website has infinite vertical scrolling space, but a printed front page is fixed to the same size every day. This…
Stromsparen ist wichtig. Sei es der Umwelt zu Liebe oder um den Geldbeutel zu schonen. Trotzdem fristet der Stromzähler, einziger Indikator über den eigenen Stromverbrauch, sein Dasein im Keller und wird nur selten abgelesen. Meta ist ein Konzept mit dem Ziel, den eigenen Stromverbrauch stärker ins Be- wusstsein des Verbrauchers zu bringen. Es verzichtet auf […]