The 2-in-1 Ladder/Hand Truck($70). Unlike traditional step ladders, this unit easily converts to a heavy-duty hand truck, combining two indispensable household tools in one while taking up half the usual storage space to keep both items at hand. The aluminum frame supports 300 lbs. as a ladder and 250 lbs. as a truck and the oversized polypropylene steps provide sure footing.
An old concept design, the Elastico Bookcase($110) by Arianna Vivenzio. It is available now! Bookcase carried out in "elastomeric" material. An elastic bandage in tension among two metallic elements well secure and connected with the wall. The bookcase lets to fit inside its own interior books-frames-containers drawers and any kind of objects which remains, this way, fitted in the bandage thanks to the tension created by its own elastic nature.
Wow, this chair has four feet, which represents the love between a woman and man. The Perspective Chair desiged by Pharrell in collaboration with Domeau & P¨¦r¨¨s. You can see this chair in Paris at the Emmanuel Perrotin Galerie. The show will be from October 21st 2008 until January 10th 2009(Wow, Now only May). The chairs will be available in a few colors and only 4 of each will be sold. A fun chair.
As soon as you step onto the white platform, a meter-high fountain of water arises, showering you like a gentle summer rain. Cool! I love this.The Viteo Garden Shower(GBP 469; $938) features load of about 15kg (33 lbs) or more activates a valve to open: Water immediately rushes into the inner channel system to spray out of 16 fine cone shaped jets - height continuously adjustable from 2 to 4 meters (6ft to 13ft). The height can be regulated by adjusting the water flow from your tap.
The Tangram Bookshelves($TBD) included 7 pieces, you can arrange in any way you want to sharp: a sport man, square, tie.... " Everything changes, everything can transform itself. A square in seven pieces combined with imagination to make new shapes come to life. " Tangram Bookshelves from Lago.
French designer Ora-Ïto designed this Geronje Ora-ito kitchen for the European manufacturer Gorenje. They created a white, four-ton prototype is freestanding and transportable prototype, made from a single block of material and built so that it can be set up in the open air. It also can be equipped with Ito's line of black glass appliances. Now this kitchen prototype shown at the 2008 Foire de Paris of the kitchen of the future for Gorenje.
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The Tempo Chair designed by Andrea Ruggiero. This chair is the new ways of sitting in the public. Tempo addresses the need for informal, transitional seating in public spaces--where people transiting from one fixed or formal situation to another can sit and have a short break, take notes, type an email, or have an impromptu meeting.
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This Rocking Sheep caught my eyes. Designed by Povl Kjær. It let me think the count sheep. The Rocking Sheep is a rocking animal designed primarily as a toy, which is also a unique crafts product that fits into any setting as a piece of furniture with a wide range of functions, including serving as a TV rack and as a footstool.
Containership Powersupply designed by giffin'termeer. Produced by kikkerland. You will see in the 2008 ICFF(in the NYC from May 17th to the 20th). Designed to accommodate the many power adapters cluttering our living space, this ship powers our electronic devices with their cords in its wake. by doing this, it makes apparent the infrastructure behind all those
Flexform Oltre sofa($TBD). The backrest metal frame coverd with polyurethane padding and a protective fabric lining seat cushion in down with a resilient inner core or with polyurethane and dacron back cushion filled with down available in different dimensions bolster on the back filled with dacron Shelf/Case modular with function of armrest /backrest - metal frame covered with hide leather on top armrest in fabric with metal insert covered with polyurethane padding and a protective fabric lining upholstery removable fabric or letaher covers.
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If you have old bottle, just pull off the old cap and replace it with LED LightCap200, and you will have light anywhere. The LightCap 200($20) is a lightweight (just 2.6oz) cap fits on standard water bottle (2" wide mouth) such as Nalgene, Camelbak, GSI and others, turning your bottle into a solar-powered lantern.
The BettyLou($275) is a electric candle? Create an intimate candle - it atmosphere by placing this cordless rechargable lamp on your favorite wine glass - it shines over seven hours. It features a super-efficient LED, powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, that offers the feel of an elegant, mobile indoor lantern in its cordless design. Available in the golden and silver version.
Summer is coming, let us hide under this VEIL Solar Shades. The VEIL Solar Shades is a concept for Australian primary school yards for the integration of solar-energy harvesting info a form that is both pragmatic(providing shade & energy) and evocative. This project created by Australian design firm B¨¹ro North in partnership with the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab. This shades feature a broad, uni-directional panels surface that is rotated throughout the day by school children to best suit the positon of the sun. It also included an LED feedback system shows whether the shades are getting enough sunlight, LED glow green(good), LED glow red(bad). I love this projcet, I hope it can be installed in the main streets in the future, which can provide the energy for the street lamps or traffic lighting...
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Change your water bottle in portable shower! This Universal Shower Diffuser Saver(GBP 24; about $50) transforms a standard water bottle into a portable shower. You just screw it on like a bottle cap and then squeeze the water bottle to push the water out of the holes at the "shower head". I think first you should buy a big bottle of water. [ Pic, Via ]