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Charge mobile phones and gadgets with kinetic energy
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-25 15:29:48 UTC
To solve the problem that you run out of battery power in the middle of nowhere, Tremont Electric created the nPower PEG, a personal energy generator. The device was designed to be carried in a backpack or purse while you take a walk or run, capturing kinetic …
Drinking from the tap
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-22 06:37:14 UTC
Nothing is refreshing as the pure taste of fresh water flowing from a spring. Grohe developed GROHE Blue® – combining a sophisticated designer faucet with a revolutionary high-performance filter. The latter filters out substances (even heavy metals) that …
Disfatto changes to your needs: sitting, hanging or sleeping
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-18 07:44:19 UTC
DISFATTO boasts an original idea of comfort, it has a modifiable shape that naturally adapts itself to our needs, changes its aspect over time and color with the new seasons’ arrival. You can change the covering easily to change the appearance of the sofa …
High end rollator for the cool elder
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-10 14:56:31 UTC
Effortless staying power. Live life to the full. Even now. That doesn’t sound like an inability to move independently. And that’s what Rollz is all about. A stylish rollator, a lot more expensive then the standard ones you mostly see on the streets but …
Plakkies; shoes made from tyres
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-08 18:16:39 UTC
A product inspired on the traditional African way of making sandals out of car tires, the sole of the Plakkies is made out of recycled car tires. Normally these obsolete tires are dumped on landfills or burned illegally Plakkies are designed by the famous …
Affordable glasses suiting anyone and can be adjusted anytime
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-04 20:26:44 UTC
Education suffers when students cannot see clearly. This is problematic in areas of the world where there are not enough eye care professionals to provide eyeglasses. Child ViSion™, a joint initiative of the Centre for Vision in the Developing World (CVDW …
Blade-less windmill in front of electric engineering department TU Delft
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-04-03 08:52:21 UTC
From Wednesday the 27th of March on, a scale model of the bladeless windmill can be viewed in front of the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at Delft University of Technology. Mecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON …
Extremely light Biomimicry designed 3D printed lamps
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-03-26 07:26:07 UTC
The Hyphae lamp is a series of organic table lamps based on how veins form in leaves. Each lamp is a completely one-of-a-kind design 3D-printed in nylon plastic. The lamps are lit by eco-friendly LED’s and cast dramatic branching shadows on the wall and …
Multifunctional tatami chair
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-03-16 18:55:42 UTC
Ori.Tami is an example of how design becomes “eco” when it creates versatile and multifunctional objects. Even when the material choices are non-sustainable, so imagine if these were better thought-through. The name is a combination of the Japanese …
Lighting for the sustainable supermarket: LED spotlights
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-03-12 13:11:47 UTC
Part of a product range designed for retail, this is an LED spotlight great for making fresh food look fresher, adding sparkle and contrast with the aim of increasing sales of high cost goods like fruit and veg. It’s also available in a range of specifications …


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