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Meaning of Time: Design Your Own Clock

From designer Bomi Kim comes the Meaning of Time, a clock that is designed to let you use whatever you please as hour and minute hands. Just ate Japanese? Throw some chopsticks in there for good measure.  Though the diagram for Meaning of Time says you can insert anything into the two holes (that’s what she said!), I suggest you ...

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Bracelet Phone design concept

Why fill up precious pocket space with a cell phone when you can just wear one on your wrist? The Bracelet Cellphone concept design by Tao Ma allows for that simple luxury. When receiving a call or message, the bracelet vibrates lightly. You answer by pressing one of the strategically placed diamonds. The big downfall? No screen display or typical ...

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Want to get confused with menus? Rubik’s Cube concept design

Have you ever felt the desire to mess around with a Rubiks Cube while messing around on your MP3 player’s menus? No? Same here. While this concept for an MP3 player looks very simple and clean, actually thinking about it presents problems. If you first think about what a Rubiks cube is, you’ll realize that it’s puzzle. That is all ...

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Getting Creative with USB Sticks

Key USB Drive

Flash drives, USB sticks, whatever you call them, they are a necessary part of being a computer junkie. Gone are the days of burning DVD's and CD's or carting around external hard drives to transfer data from one machine to another...well, for the most part.

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LED Forks Invade Your Kitchen

These LED forks whipped up at Yanko Design are a decent idea for eating in low-light situations, but as far as romanticism goes, no dice. This “Lightware” claims it will “enhance your candle light dinner experience.” I don’t buy it. How does a red LED or a blue LED get me laid? If that’s all it took, I would have ...

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Self-Stapling Paper A Student’s Godsend

As a student, I can’t tell you how big of a pain it is when you spend all weekend writing up a report, only to forget to staple it on the day you need to hand it in. You end up running around, classroom to classroom, searching high and low for a stapler to use. No more! Yanko Design showcases ...

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Bluetooth Umbrella – Make Your Own In 10 Seconds

Found at Yanko Design, this Bluetooth Umbrella from Mikhail Stawsky is about as ridiculous as it gets. While you’re using your umbrella in a downpour, you can take a call with the built-in Bluetooth headset. This way you can talk into your umbrella handle during a downpour with wind blowing all around you. Makes a ton of sense. Tell you ...

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Palm Treo, Apple iPhone Mashup

The funkmasters over at Yanko Design have done it again. Yet another rendering of a wacky product has been thrown up and this time, it draws inspiration from everyone’s favorite phone and a Palm Treo. It has the shape and look of a Treo but the touchscreen and gaudiness of an iPhone. A match made in heaven. Would you buy ...

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Awake Alarm Clock / Night Light to revolutionize sleep

“This product aims to redefine the alarm clock”. And if it does what it says it does, then the “Awake” will do that and more. With digital science progressing at every turn, there was no doubt that technology would soon evolve to aid sleeping patterns and relaxation, which is what designer Ming Hsu accomplishes here. The Awake is both an ...

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