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Designing for a better tomorrow – the innovative spirit that drives the Lexus Design Award 2020

The words “Design” and “Better” are bound pretty closely together. There is no design if it isn’t making a situation or an experience better, solving a problem, enriching a life, or transforming an industry. Designers are always striving to make the future better than the past, and the LEXUS DESIGN AWARD is committed to rewarding designs and designers...

This spotlight-inspired speaker solves three problems to elevate your Netflix binge sessions

Have you ever been told that you are sitting too close to the TV? Or do you have an urge to always turn up the volume so you can drown out the noises from the environment around you? Have you strained your eyes to read the subtitles because you cannot sit too close to it at night and neither can you increase the volume? We need technology that makes...

This infinity track topped school is a vertical forest that reduces air pollution!

It is 2020 and we have to get with the green program. Indian architecture studio Nudes, known for its unconventional innovative creations, has designed a school with an exterior wrapped in a forest-y cover and an infinity-shaped cycling track for its crown. Forest School was an idea that was born as an entry for a design competition and it is now a...

MUJI-worthy product designs that are a must-have for any Japanese design lover!

MUJI is a success story that started as a local Japanese phenomenon and thanks to a unique vision on production, market, identity, etc… grew to become a universal brand and an icon in the design world. MUJI’s simplicity easily creates a color pallet that can be followed through in your home, with the Japanese attention to detail transforming a simple...

UV Mask is the world’s first antiviral face mask with an active UV-C sterilization for 99.99% clean air

Here’s a classic example of necessity being the mother of invention. Mask design has seen such blitzscaled innovation in the past couple of months, it’s truly remarkable how designers, engineers, and medical professionals have convened so passionately to tackle this pandemic. In just the past few months we’ve seen masks that are transparent, masks designed...

Furniture designed with hidden details that put your IKEA furniture to shame: Part 4

Oh furniture, how I love you so. If there is one thing my Pinterest is full of, it is these gorgeous furniture pieces that I ogle over at regular intervals! While we all start off with IKEA for its simplicity, affordability and customization, these product designs with their attention to detail are designed to elevate your home to a whole new level!...

This moon-inspired mirror creates your home’s perfect mirror selfie interior!

The moon is an ever-present factor in our life and has inspired poetry’s while being the focal point of romantic movies to werewolf culture. Whether you are a sci-fi fan, pop-culture fan, nature enthusiast or just a romantic at heart, we all want a part of the moon. Granila Santisteban’s Luna Mirror does that by bringing you the moon’s aesthetics with...

The most unique pen in the world is made from a material found at the bottom of oceans

I’ve been doing this job for half a decade now… I don’t really ever struggle when it comes to describing a product, but when I look at SHIRO Pen, I really can’t think beyond the word ‘unique’. Some people have instruments that write in space, some people have fountain pens that were passed on to them by their ancestors, some have ornate pens studded...

The ZERO headphone stand has the appeal of a minimalist desk-sculpture

Looking almost like a trophy or a minimalist sculpture of the Dyson Bladeless Fan, the ZERO is a better, more aesthetic, minimalism-embracing alternative to those banana-hook headphone stands that people keep on their desks. Designed by the same blokes that brought us the PILLR, a robust and minimalist laptop stand, the ZERO echoes a similar sculptural...

Google teases image of what the Nest Home smart-speaker will look like in 2020

Even though the Pixel 4a didn’t pan out the way Google wanted to, the rest of the company’s hardware seems to be on track. Images of the new Nest Home speaker inadvertently leaked online during regulatory filings, so Google decided to release a much more cosmetic-looking official photo of what the new Nest smart speaker would look like. The image (which...

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