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These Furniture Are Arts Inspired By Hong Kong’s Dense Urban Landscape

Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti is best known for beautiful, practical designs ranging from air purifier to smartwatch to suitcases, but little known to us consumers is, he is very much a man of art and thus he does what he does. And that, my friends, bring us to an exciting news. Andrea’s studio, Ponti Design Studio, is hitting up Milan Design Week, happening from April 4-9, with a wonderful and representative art project called Shadows in the Windows. Continue reading These Furniture Are Arts Inspired By Hong Kong’s Dense Urban Landscape

Mist Is A Handsome Air Purifier That Also Sanitizes Surfaces With Vapor

Like most people, we have seen our fair share of air purifiers and they are, well, just air purifiers. As far as design is concerned, they hardly wow. So far, the only one that impresses us is Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2, but now, there’s another that managed had us at hello. Meet Mist, an air purifier designed for Sunlight Group Hong Kong by Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti of Ponti Design Studio. Come on. Just look at it. Tell me you are not impressed by its silky smooth aluminum construction. Speaking of which, this ain’t no ordinary piece of aluminum. Continue reading Mist Is A Handsome Air Purifier That Also Sanitizes Surfaces With Vapor

Meet Powerwatch, The Smartwatch That Never Needs To Be Charged

If you have been putting back the idea of acquiring a smartwatch because there’s one-too-many thing to charge in your life, well, then startup Matrix Industries have news for you: you don’t have to because, the company’s first smartphone is powered by you. Dubbed Powerwatch, this multipurpose smartwatch’s built-in battery needs no recharging; all it needs is your body heat. The combination of low power electronics and advanced thermoelectric technology allows the watch to feed off the heat generated by your body. According to Matrix Industries, our body, when at rest, generates about 100 watts of electricity and that number spikes significantly, to around 1 kW when we exercises, thus making our body an ideal battery charging source. Continue reading Meet Powerwatch, The Smartwatch That Never Needs To Be Charged

Ponti Studio’s Kitchen Utensils For Ommo Are Both Fun And Functional

If you appreciate good kitchenware, you will appreciate what Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti has came up with. In a project for Ommo, a design-oriented brand, Ponti Studio introduces three lovely guys: Diga, Koma and Torus. Using curve lines and colors, the trio is as fun as it is functional. There’s no form follow function or vice versa; it is just form and function, and minimalist at the same time. The first of the three, Diga, is a duo tone melamine salad bowl that hides a nifty feature beneath: a disk located at the bottom of the bowl allows the it to lock in water for washing vegetables and with a twist, it can be opened to drain out the water. Closing the disk, the bowl can continue to be used as a salad bowl, which is what Diga is. Continue reading Ponti Studio’s Kitchen Utensils For Ommo Are Both Fun And Functional

Supercar, Superbike, Superyacht And Now, There’s Super Suitcase Too

You heard of supercar, superbike, superyacht and now, meet the world’s first super suitcase, Floatti. Designed by Hong Kong-based Italian designer Andrea Ponti, Floatti aims to provide you with stress-free traveling experience by combining technology, intuitive features and elegant styling into a suitcase. Admittedly, Floatti is not the first to do so, but it is one that rounds up every desirable luggage features and presented them in a seriously classy package. At the first glance, it looks like a designer luggage, which is cool, but it has more to offer than just good looks. In fact, Floatti solves many of today’s travellers’ woes like juggling a bag and mobile device with a suitcase, maneuverability over rough surfaces, and a mess-up contents. Continue reading Supercar, Superbike, Superyacht And Now, There’s Super Suitcase Too

Dune Flatware Set: Silverware Turns Artistic And Personal

To many, fork and spoon are just fork and spoon, but to Hong Kong-based, Italian designer Andrea Ponti, it is something more ‘personal’. They are not merely ‘tools’ for introducing food into your mouth; they are ‘tools’ to your culinary experience and this ideology is boldly expressed in Andrea’s latest creation, dubbed Dune Flatware Set, destined for a private collection. Andrea opted for aluminum as the material of choice for the cutlery as opposed to the more conventional steel or titanium for the lightweight property and sleek look, and completing the set with anodized finishing for durability and easy maintenance. Continue reading Dune Flatware Set: Silverware Turns Artistic And Personal

Like a Good Tailor, This Device Will Tailor the Audio from Any Sources to Suit Your Hearing Sensitivity

It is said that kids can hear audio frequency adults can’t and as it turns out, grown up also deciphers audio frequency differently, just like eyes can do with colors which resulted a debate that went viral. That said, audio pushed out by regular headphones, regardless of make and model, is not one-size-fits-all, so to speak. While it seem like nothing can be done, there is a Hong Kong-based tech startup thinks otherwise. Their product, Aumeo is a pocket-size device that helps you to map out your hearing sensitivity and adjusts the music based on your audio profile. Sounds pretty rad, right? We think it is, well, if it works as it has promised. Continue reading Like a Good Tailor, This Device Will Tailor the Audio from Any Sources to Suit Your Hearing Sensitivity

Casetify Metaluxe iPhone Case Has Interchangeable Back Plate and Aluminum Alloy ‘Camera Corner’

Some smartphone users are happy with a case throughout the entire life of the smartphone, while some sees the need for a constant change. Well, if you belong to the latter and insist on sophistication, then we think Casetify’s new Metaluxe iPhone case might be right up your alley. It is a piece of classy accessory co-created by Casetify and designer by Andrea Ponti with interchangeable backplates, allowing you to mix-and-match the look to fit your mood. That kind of addresses your need for change, like every time. The case is actually made up of two parts: a durable outer-band and the said removable back plate. The former features a raised bezel edge to prevent your device from being scratched if placed face down, while the inside sports rubberized support pads that will take the blunt of accidental bumps and drops away your phone. Continue reading Casetify Metaluxe iPhone Case Has Interchangeable Back Plate and Aluminum Alloy ‘Camera Corner’

TANK Aluminum Case for iPad

these days, we are bombarded by tsunami after tsunami of iDevice accessories and to be honest, we are pretty much numb by them. therefore, we hardly take a look at the accessories – cases in particular – until one excellent example crosses our path. the TANK Aluminum Case for iPad by Andrea Ponti of Ponti Design Studio is one such awesome example that definitely has our attention. its fundamental function is to ensure your iPad is protected against possible shock, pressure and daily wear and tear, while having an aesthetic that goes hand-in-hand with your Apple products. Continue reading TANK Aluminum Case for iPad

Ag++ Metal Bumper for iPhone 5

with the latest iPhone (along with iPod touch and nano), Apple kind of firmed up their affinity with aluminum. and as such, as end users, adding yet another piece or two of aluminum to protect your iPhone seems like a logical move. speaking of aluminum protective case, designer Andrea Ponti has conceived something that goes inline with Apple’s aluminum design mantra. the case, known as Ag++ Metal Bumper for iPhone 5, is crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum and it stands out from the rest of the bumper out there with its ergonomic design that allows for a firmer grip of your iPhone 5. Continue reading Ag++ Metal Bumper for iPhone 5