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Puzzleboard by OOOMS

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Puzzleboard by Netherland based design studio OOOMs is a multipurpose board that can be used both for cutting or as a serving plate. By combining boards together, you can extend your workspace which is ideal for cutting bread.
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Save Energy with Glow in the Dark Toilet Paper

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This glow-in-the-dark toilet paper charges up during the day with natural light or ambient artificial light.

In a world where scientific discovery and exploration is slowly but surely unravelling the myriad mysteries of the universe, it’s gratifying to know that some idiot can still find time to come up with such a ludicrous invention as Glow In The Dark Loo Roll.
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Blast Off: The Martin Jetpack

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For people with dreams of flying, a new product by the New Zealand based Martin Aircraft Company, could help them come true.

The company has created a new jetpack which will allow users to fly 30 miles per hour for 30 miles on one tank of fuel.
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Gestaltkunstwerk Vases German artist Markus Linnenbrink’s edition of lacquer-coated plastic recyclables

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German artist Markus Linnenbrink recently crafted a set of vases from recyclables, reinventing their surfaces using colorful resins.

The Dortmund-based sculptor calls his latest work Gestaltkunstwerk; roughly translated, it means “formed artwork” and is a play-on-words of Gesamtkunstwerk “consummate art.”.
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The analog iPad from Scout Books

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Scout Books allow users to easily create customized pocket-sized notebooks featuring their own artwork. Pinball Publishing’s Scout Books are eco-friendly as well, using materials like 100% recycled paper and soy ink. In 2010, the company began a partnership with a different artist every month to release a limited-edition Scout Book. Via:[PSFK]
Website:www.scoutbooks.com/

Miss Bugs, Cut Out and Fade Out inspirational street art from male & female duo

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Miss Bugs (The boy from Bristol and girl from Pencoed street art duo), Cut Out and Fade Out inspirational street art . They have a unique style that sees their striking, often psychotic artworks seemingly emerging from their backgrounds, Their latest series of street interventions showcases some of their most brilliant work to date.
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Website:www.missbugs.com/
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The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is starting 2010 with a new vision and brand identity

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The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is starting 2010 with a new vision and brand identity. With its recently recognised status as the UK’s foremost professional body for interior designers, the British Institute of Interior Design sets out a new chapter in its history.
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Pedaled by Two A Cargo Bike for moving furniture

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As the popularity of bikes for transporting people and products grows, innovative pedal-powered designs continue to pop up. Our latest spotting? Vrachtfiets, a new concept by two students at the Delft University of Technology. Primarily created to help people move house without renting a van, the Vrachtfiets is a two-person vehicle. As explained by the bike’s designers, moving furniture usually isn’t a solo effort, so why not have two people work the pedals, too? The bike also includes an electrical assist, which will be solar-powered in upcoming versions.

Having worked on Vrachtfiets for two years, Onno Sminia and Louis Pierre Geerinckx recently presented their final design to their first customer, the city of Delft. Quiet, emission-free and capable of hauling substantial loads, cargo bikes like Vrachtfiets will no doubt become increasingly popular for short-haul urban transport.

Website: www.vrachtfiets.nl

Berlinomat’s Design Vending Machine

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Launching in Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the city’s central station, last week, iconic design store Berlinomat’s ‘Design Vending Machine’ is a rather refreshing upgrade for the humble vending machine.
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LONDON STUDENTS TO UNVEIL THE ‘HOME OF THE FUTURE’ IN NEW DESIGN COMPETITION

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London students are being given an opportunity to win £2,500 and the chance to make their mark in a top architectural agency in a new competition to design the student home of the future.
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Third Draw Down launches the Mystery Multibox in Association with the New Museum

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CultureLabel partner Third Draw Down; have launched their new project ‘Multiboxes’ this week in collaboration with New York’s New Museum.
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Bloom Box To Bring Localized, Green Energy To Homes

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Repurposing technology used to build oxygen generators for the NASA Mars program, the Bloom Box is a device in production designed to generate energy using oxygen as it’s primary fuel source. Bloom Energy’s founder K.R. Sridhar envisions this device as a critical step towards localized energy, giving more homes the capacity for generating their own power supply. The cells have already been in use by approximately 20 corporations over the last 18 months, including Google and eBay’s use of the technology to power data centers. Via:[PSFK]

TH!NK To Introduce Electric Car That Charges In 15 Minutes

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Electric vehicle enthusiasts, TH!NK, erupted into the news last year, when they were rescued from bankruptcy. The Norwegian company has been making steady progress, with its production in Uusikaupunki, Finland and with the support of Valmet automotive, which is overseeing engineering and manufacturing.
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Crafts Council launches a new way to experience contemporary craft with CraftCube

The Crafts Council’s new CraftCube programme offers a new way to see and learn about contemporary craft by offering visitors a virtual experience of makers’ studios and the chance to interact with craft objects.

The Napper from Simone Wittmann

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Designer Simone Wittmann has created a concept design aimed at helping travelers get rest on public transportation.

The Napper is a hooded shawl that features a concealed set of Bluetooth headphones and a Bluetooth enabled luggage lock. An alarm will sound in the headphones if the user’s bag is moved more than a meter away.

Offering a compact form for easy transportation, the Napper can be folded into a compact bag which is also useable as a pillow. Via:[PSFK]