This concept home by Shanghai-based architect/photographer, Amey Kandalgaonkar, is along the line of the Casa Brutale Cliff House. It shares the same ideology. Where Casa Brutale cuts into a cliff, Kandalgaonkar’s House Inside A Rock introduced straight geometry into the rock. What Kandalgaonkar did there is the perfect marriage of an ancient, organic nature of sandstone stock formation and 21st century modernist architectural design. Continue reading Why Remove The Rock When You Can Build The Home Right Into It?
Just as we mentioned that most headphones makers conform to the norm of circular design when we wrote about Master & Dynamic’s newest ANC audio cans, we saw this: ASUS ROG Strix Pro 7.1 Gaming Headphones. Before you get all ga-ga over this headphones, you have know this isn’t a real thing, yet. It appears to be a concept gaming headphones conceived by Taiwan-based industrial designer Shao Chun Sung and Shenzhen-based designer Boge Lin. Continue reading Any Gaming Headphones Can Have Lights, But They Surely Don’t Light Up Like This Pair Does
Here’s a concept mouse we wish it will be made. Called Lounge Mouse, this concept mouse by industrial designer Shane Chen drew inspiration from the Lounge Chair and Ottoman by design legends Charles and Ray Eames. The mouse was born out of the desire to make electronics look less electronic. Lounge Mouse sports the iconic curves of the famed Eames furniture. Continue reading Eames-Inspired Computer Mouse Is Beautiful And The Right Thing To Do
Pop up camera, hole-punched camera, under display fingerprint scanner. None of those smartphone features seem to interest Apple. But the folding display seems to pique Apple interests as it has been revealed that the Cupertino tech giant is working on a new technology to enable durable folding display. In the patent filed, Apple detailed how its plan to automatically warm the fold point because a cold display could cause problems, including damaging the display, when folding. I am no engineer to say if that will indeed becomes a problem, but if Apple says so… Continue reading As Apple Files Folding Display Patent, A Designer Imagine What A Folding iPhone Will Look Like
With the introduction of Nintendo Switch more in 2016, you know very well that Nintendo won’t be reviving its iconic portable gaming device, GameBoy, because, Switch is in itself both a console and a portable gaming device. A modern GameBoy won’t happen despite the tidal wave of nostalgia by gamers all over the world. Many fans took it in their hands to continue the legacy left behind by this memorable gaming device while the rest just learn to accept its demise and moved on. Then we came across this: the Nintendo Flex Concept by industrial designer YJ Yoon. Continue reading If Nintendo Ever Want To Reboot The GameBoy, The Flex Should Be It
As the population in city centers grow, buildings become taller in order to accommodate more people in the same square area. In times of emergency, such as an outbreak of fire, towering skyscrapers present a new challenge for first responder like fire fighters. Fighting fire is one thing; retrieving people trapped in high rise buildings that are beyond the reach of fireman ladder is another major issue. Enters Net Guard UAV Concept. Continue reading This Drone Splits Into Four To Rescue People Trapped In High Rise Fires
Headphone designs almost always revolved around the same circular or elliptical design, or in somewhat rather rare cases, in rectangular form. After seeing the norm all these while, it is refreshing to see this design from current Logitech industrial designer Erick Yongook Guack. We noticed Erick posted this boxy cans way back in 2012 and it was apparently designed for Lenovo, Hong Kong and likely, never saw the light of production. Continue reading Lenovo Sound Cube Headphone Is Not Out-Of-The-Box, It Literally Is The Box
Here’s an interesting concept action figure/toy car design by Taiwanese designer Goodzilla based on “the legendary speeding uncle from Japan.” The story went that sometime in March 2018, a 41-year-old Japanese man, Yoshimune Shirai, was arrested for speeding. The man was reportedly going at a mind-bending 235 km/h (146 mph) in a Dodge Challenger. At one point, he even hit 240 km/h (149 mph) to keep up with a Shinkansen train. Continue reading Action Figure And Toy Car Of Japanese Man Caught Going At 235 Km/h
Remember iPod nano? The square form factor, super tiny music player from Apple? And remember how people turned it into a watch prior to the market introduction of Apple Watch? Well, we might be seeing a resurgence of this gadget “re-appropriation.” But no, iPod nano is not making a comeback. Instead, the Pod Case for Apple Watch Series 4 will do the opposite to what users once did to iPod nano, but this time, it is about turning Apple Watch Series 4 into a iPod. Continue reading Pod Case Will Turn Apple Watch Into An iPod Lookalike. Yes, Really!
When it comes to innovative car tech, Jaguar Land Rover leads the pack. We have seen how the group’s research on transparent pillar and transparent hood, and how it plans to leverage on augmented reality to overlay real-time information on the entire windscreen. Speaking of the latter, Porsche apparently has the same idea too, albeit a few years late. Continue reading Future Porsche Cars May Have HUD-style Augmented Reality Windscreen