The concept of Glad trashbag tent by Miami-based Alma involves fashioning one-person tents out of Glad ForceFlex bags and distributing them to campers on condition they use the tents as garbage receptacles at the end of the festival for all of their generated waste.
The $40 Rainshader's cut-away front, based on the design of a motor cycle helmet, lets people see the action while allowing the umbrella to sit low over the head so it doesn’t block the view of those behind. And given it can survive Gale Force 7 winds up to 40 miles per hour and and did not blow inside out. Watch the video after more.
From a website: "Handle makes marinating easy. No kabobs rolling around on the grill... no spinning food. This inventive 12-inch-long cooking tool is easy to load, flip, and release. Food stays in place on food grade 18/8 stainless steel "teeth."" Set of two: $11.
The AirLounge inflatable lounge is your huge spacious party lounge that can seat up to 30 people (!), even with a table. Cool place to talk with your friends and partners over coffee/wine. An AC outlet (220-240 V) is needed to inflate the giant lounge.
The BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill(59€) let you enjoy the BBQ on your balcony. "The Bruce Handrail Grill by designer Henrick Drecker combines the function of a handy grill with the principle of a flower pot: It hangs on the handrail in common flower-pot supports and does moreover not need much space. The grill can be hanged on the handrail or at the wall, which also makes its use in gardens or on huge terraces possible."
The market umbrella is green, not only for its color, but its solar panels that can convert sunlight into electricity! Four 10" x 4 1/4" solar panels woven into the umbrella's 9' diameter canopy. The produced electricity is accessed via two USB ports in its pole. There is a rechargeable 3.7-volt/1,000mA backup battery provides power in overcast conditions, ensuring smartphones and tablets have an uninterrupted supply of power.
The Hidden Sandbox Playhouse is easily moved by adults to give children access to a 55" x 30" pine sandbox that turns a backyard into a beach, its 6"-high sides ensuring the sand stays contained in the box.
The QMB by Joe Warren is a micro bar that can be used for a variety of social seating occasions such as dining, enjoying micro brews, wine tasting or as an espresso bar. Currently, bars and chairs are cumbersome space consuming assemblies that take up extra space when the chairs are not in use. The micro bar offers us with a better option of social interaction. Invite 2-3 friends to your home and talk over coffee in your courtyard on weekends. It is available on kickstarter.
This cool LoungePac combines lounger/chair, coolers, tote bag, pillow and backpack in one. Only 10 seconds is needed to open from luggage to lounger. No assembly is required. It is fully adjustable from seated to horizontal position and the face down hole can be used for reading on your stomach. Dimensions: Open 77"Lx23"Wx13"H Closed 32"Lx25"Wx12"H.
This silicone cup($12) fits right in your bag or pocket and it’s very easy to carry around. And if carrying around a cup in your pocket has you worried about germs, just run it under some boiling water to sterilize it now and then. A simple way to reduce the use of disposable cups. Good design, but I don't like its material, silicone.
The Wenger Portable Solar Charger($125) is a device you can strap to your backpack, tent, or a tree, that allows you to use the sunshine as your source of battery juice. The charger comes with a retractable USB cord, that can be used for any mobile device including smartphones, GPS, tablets is USB compatible. Available in amazon for $125.