This is the Original Friday Inspiration series – amazing things that we handpicked to inspire you to greatness. You have a full weekend ahead, so use it wisely and don’t waste your days of rest on resting!
Funny how the tiniest details turn out to be the most fashion-inspiring and how emblematic shapes fit the most unexpected combinations. Inspired by the game of ‘pick-up sticks’, Denis Guidone, an architecture, design and visual communication student, brilliantly projected the Crossover Watch, a refined timepiece, proving once again that simple, graphic designs and innovative mechanisms can come along quite well. Though placing only three elegant hands to indicate the passage of time on the Crossover’s stainless steel face, this gave … continue reading
Hiking can turn into a truly stiff affair when you have to pack all your chargers and there’s no room left for them in your tiny bag pack. Finding a power source in the heart of the mountain, for instance, can be a real hassle. As most of the highly useful tools produced by Goal Zero, Switch 10 incorporates solar power so this smart gear is the right solution for all your travelling power problems. Goal Zero’s Switch 10 USB … continue reading
Each time we’re embracing new and exciting ways to entertain ourselves, this never-ending lust for adventure that we experience is quickly surprised by other breathtaking temptations. Thrill-seekers, prepare yourselves to shiver with brand new Electric Hydrofoiling Quadrofoil Watercraft! After several years of ‘prototype stage’, the actual version of Electric Hydrofoiling Quadrofoil Watercraft is capable now of carrying two adults and reaches a top cruising speed up to 40 km/h and a range of up to 100 km on a single charge, which takes … continue reading
We can picture a dozen different scenarios that imply a walkie-talkie type of communication in order to achieve an efficient and effective teamwork. As a result, the constant pursuit of effortlessly talking to each other that once used to be so ‘heavily’ provided by cell phones is now engaged towards real-time group communication items. The dream of a movie-like way of talking to your ‘crew’ has just become reality, courtesy to the OnBeep experts, that have developed Onyx, a classy … continue reading
Since it is not quite comfortable to hold a thick leather wallet in your front or back pocket all the time, a new card-holder design made by engineering student Erik Moon of San Francisco, CA, might be the optimum combination of design and usability. As men, we don’t have the luxury of carrying around a purse, like our female companions. Still, given the smart design of the DM1 wallet, there’s no need for such an accessory as a handbag. The … continue reading
As technology evolves with the speed of light, we shouldn’t be surprised of the changes even the simplest things we use undertake. Wrist watches, for instance, have been transformed into über-cool gadgets. The Camo Android Phone Watch is a clear example of what I’m saying. Even its name gives us a clue that it does more than regular watches which in the last years have become more a fashion-statement than a useful instrument. This is a phone-watch and it does … continue reading
I know we all are fish lovers and fish tanks most certainly bring a splash of color to our cribs. But this fish maintaining business comes along with several issues that transform passion into pure labor: the water changes, cleaning the filter, removing the dirt, the algae that won’t stop growing… not to mention the smelly water. As time goes by, there’s a lot more to take care of than you’ve signed up for. Avo, a self-cleaning aquarium makes fish … continue reading