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Design For Humanity Part Two: The Solar Oven and The Water Purifier

Posted November 20th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Throughout significant parts of the developing world the detrimental effects caused by the burning of firewood, charcoal and dung for cooking fuel remain an ongoing problem. Deforestation and the degradation of the environment as well as the economic costs and health issues all take their toll. This is something that effects nearly 2 billion people […]

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Furniture

FlexibleLove

Posted July 6th, 2011 by alexsimes

FlexibleLove is a seating piece of furniture designed by a Taiwanese designer Chishen Chiu. Although most often referred to as a chair, FlexibleLove is capable of taking multiple forms including some that serve sculptural purposes instead of seating.

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Edyn Smart Gadget Lets You Communicate With Your Garden

Posted August 11th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Gardening isn’t always an easy task, especially if you are new to it. The Edyn garden sensor gives your garden the ability to communicate with you. The solar-powered Edyn is placed into garden soil and is able to monitor soil moisture levels, nutrition and temperature. Each garden sensor can monitor an area of up to […]

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Jetovator – Ride High With The Power of Water

Posted July 24th, 2012 by Design-Engine

The Jetovator is a water sports accessory that extends the ability of an existing personal watercraft (PWC). The Jetovator does not come with its own power source and customers must acquire their own high output PWC in order to power the Jetovator. The Jetovator redirects the water thrust from the jet unit of the PWC […]

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Wacom Outs The Cintiq 24HD Touch, Adds Multi-Touch Controls

Posted July 16th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Hot off the heels of the more modest Wacom Cintiq 22HD’s introduction, the outfit has announced a new version of its 24HD pen display as well. Labeled the 24HD touch, the upcoming offering adds multi-touch functionality to the company’s 24-inch input device – just as the name would suggest. The added features don’t stop there. A touch-enabled 24HD also […]

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Cota System Transmits Power Wirelessly At Up To 30 Feet

Posted October 23rd, 2013 by Design-Engine

In 2008, Gartner Research released a report in which it identified the number one IT grand challenge as “Never having to manually recharge devices.” Physicist Hatem Zeine has invented what he believes to be the answer to this challenge. The Cota wireless power transmission system uses intelligently steered phased array antennas to focus a beam of […]

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The Lexus Hoverboard is Finally Here

Posted August 5th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Lexus has been teasing us about the their hoverboard for quite some time now. Earlier in June, they released a very short teaser video that left many wondering whether it was real or not. Now, they have released a full-length video featuring the very-real hoverboard and the incredible process behind creating it. But why did […]

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Furniture

Large Extending Dining Table By BoConcept

Posted October 11th, 2011 by Design-Engine

Looking for a table that has the ideal combination of beautiful design and functionality? This extending dining table designed by Morten Georgsen is the perfect match. This table extends effortlessly for you to make room for extra guests and is an easy one hand semi automatic extension operation. The tabletop has rounded corners and is […]

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Meet the New Boss, the Butter Boss

Posted May 26th, 2015 by Design-Engine

One thing we’ve never had is portable butter – that is, until now. The guys at Y Line Product Design have created a way to make butter-lovers happier than ever before. The “Butter Boss” has a variety of uses, is made of heat-resistant material (the same kind your spatula is made of,) is easy to […]

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Lexus Just Developed Something That Can Make You Fly

Posted June 29th, 2015 by Design-Engine

A hoverboard only sounds like something out of a “Back to the Future” movie, right? Well, Lexus is claiming they have created a real hoverboard – they call it the Slide – that will use magnetic levitation, liquid nitrogen-cooled superconductors and magnets to develop a skateboard, which can literally levitate off the ground. But there’s […]

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Product Reviews

Lightning Strikes Again: Fastest Electric Racing Bike to Hit the Streets

Posted September 14th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Electric Racing Bike Zero and Brammo are the two names that have already established themselves over the past few years in the fairly new and evolving field of Electric Racing Motorcycles. Both have emerged as leaders in the industry. Now, Lightning, a name which has earned reputation on the track for numerous first place and […]

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Product Reviews

BodyFloat

Posted September 25th, 2012 by Design-Engine

Written for Kickstarter A fresh approach to bicycle seat post suspension that maximizes rider comfort, overall performance and style. BodyFloat™ is a patent pending compact and light weight dual spring parallelogram bicycle suspension seat post. BodyFloat™ isolates the rider from the constant bumps and vibrations of cycling while maximizing comfort, pedaling efficiency and overall performance. […]

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Events

NeoCon 2017- Our Favorite Find

Posted June 13th, 2017 by Design Engine

A team from Design Engine took a trip to NeoCon 2017 this week to experience what’s new and what’s next in the commercial design industry. Neocon is a yearly interior design convention that serves as a gathering place for the design community’s key players. For the past five decades, Neocon has been a launch pad […]

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The Fiesta Bar

Posted July 6th, 2011 by justinanguyen

Design consortium Archirivolto has teamed up with manufacturer Vondom to offer the lightweight and light-in-spirit – and aptly named – Fiesta Bar. The piece is sort of an homage to the familiar ensemble of movable accoutrements that accompanies the summer scene. And while potential detractors might complain that there’s yet another plastic furnishing in the […]

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Tesla’s Home Battery Unveiled – The Powerwall

Posted May 15th, 2015 by Design-Engine

Elon Musk, the brains behind Tesla, wants to make his new Powerwall home battery available to everyone and to change how we use and store energy. Think about it, you no longer have to rely on utility companies for energy – even in the case of a power outage. When news about the batteries first […]

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Student-Designed Bicycle Device Designed to Save Lives

Posted May 1st, 2014 by Design-Engine

Many people are afraid of riding their bicycles on busy roads full of motorized vehicles, and it’s easy to understand why. Not only are bikes slower and offer less protection than cars, but they can also be more difficult for drivers to notice. A device invented by a British design student, however, could help level […]

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Blurry Photo? Lytro Illum Allows You to Refocus After Shooting

Posted April 24th, 2014 by Design-Engine

Three years after Lytro introduced the first light-field technology camera that allows users to refocus a photo after it is taken, the company is back with a bigger, bolder offer – the Lytro Illum. Unlike the eponymous first camera that looks more like a child’s box-shaped kaleidoscope, the Illum camera looks like a stylish DSLR […]

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Umake Developing Next Gen 3D Sketching App for iOS

Posted June 25th, 2015 by Design-Engine

With the advent of computers, touch screens, and software it has become less relevant for us humans to read a newspaper or pick up a pencil. As a designer I know how important digital tools are to the process and use them everyday. What is somewhat lost is the art of sketching by hand. Yes […]

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BMW Unveils the C Evolution Electric Scooter

Posted August 6th, 2012 by Design-Engine

BMW Motorrad has been busying itself perfecting an electric scooter design for some time now and, following the early prototype E Scooter we first reported on last year, and the more fully formed Concept e model which popped up a few months later, the company has now unveiled a new “near-production” electric scooter named the […]

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Meet iSketchnote, Your Portable Digital Drafting Device

Posted January 23rd, 2015 by Design-Engine

If creativity is the center of human development, then ISKN‘s iSketchnote has truly expanded and optimized the horizons of our imaginations. In the past, companies such as Wacom have provided the means to use pens to touch digital surfaces. But the ISKN is much different than Wacom tablets and Livescribe pens. With the ISKN, you are […]

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