SONOS Studio LA's Sonic Garden installation by sound and environmental installation artist, Mileece. Plants act as instruments to create harmonic symphonies using bio-electrical signals wired to its leaves which respond to human touch.
Pigro Felice's inflatable seals (both large and small) grabbed our attention at 100% Design London. Great branding, fun name (means lazy happy!), and their Modul'Air modular pool/lounge furniture is enticing.
Honda "Paper" by PES (and making of!) You never know where a dream will lead you. "Dozens of animators and illustrators, thousands of original drawings, and four months of work. Everything in the film is done by hand and shot in camera."
The Teenage Engineering OD-11 is a carefully re-engineered version of the legendary ortho directional loud-speaker by stig carlsson from 1974. now with a built-in computer, 100 watt amplifer and the
latest wifi technology.
KNIT Collection by Curver just launched at designjunction. It's a collection of useful products, from baskets and bags to pet homes, poufs, and more, which all utilize a method of deep-texture injection to apply a 3D knitted look to plastic.
'In the Eyes of the Animal' by Marshmallow Laser Feast (aka Robin McNicholas, Barney Steel, and Adam Doherty) you experience the Grizedale forest through the eyes of animals via virtual reality in an awesome helmet!
Formlabs launches the FORM 2 SLA 3D Printer!!! Bigger, better, and smarter with space for bigger prints, a more powerful laser, automatic resin system, sliding peel mechanism, wifi connections, mobile alerts and more!
Shabd Magic Jar Dye Kit to make your own silk scarf - "A proprietary blend of dyes have been expertly arranged alongside the scarf by artist/designer Shabd Simon-Alexander, ensuring beautiful unique results every time in this patent-pending kit. "
Dream Farm's Levoons - measuring spoons that snap together, are easy to level, and show t, T, and mL... and the labels won't wash off! (Cute concept, though some reviews say the spring action makes a mess)
Sleeping Fawn by Chloe Giordano - canvas print. Something feels so meta about embroidering a tiny perfect little fawn on fabric, to then photograph it, then reprint it larger on canvas. How tempting it would be to embroider more on the print!
RESEARCH: Stacking + Totems. Since NOTCOT is where all my inspiration lives, here's the first (ever evolving) NOTlabs Research post as i dive back into the archives and around the internet on things i'm thinking about for experiments/projects!
Domino's AnyWare - Apparently Domino's is overly embracing every tech driven way to connect with them and order pizza as easily as possible... be it emoji text, tweet, smart tv, connected car, smart watch, voice and more...
Poritz & Studio Tool Boxes - handmade from reclaimed hardwood in walnut or teak, tool boxes with a smart stacking design (upper tray and lid slot seamlessly through the handle) and all fused with finger joints!