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World Smartest Backpack

World Smartest Backpack

The brand APLM launched a crowdfunding campaign for ultra smart backpack. Simple designed with gray color, the product contains six USB ports arranged in each of the pockets and a battery to recharge smartphone, a computer and camera.  
Puzzle Toy Lamp

Puzzle Toy Lamp

Inspired by the design of the game Rubik’s Twist in 70s, designers Oikimus Maria and Ivan Zverev of Oikimus Design recreated the original toy  into adjustable lamp. Designed plywood, the lamp emits light through LEDs arranged in Plexiglas plates.  
Paris Mapped in Style

Paris Mapped in Style

Artist Jenni Sparks has illustrated this incredibly detailed map of the french capital. From an arrondissement to another, from street to street, this graphic map illustrate the landmarks and secrets of paris.  
Creative Lamp Posters by YOY

Creative Lamp Posters by YOY

The YOY studio offers simple yet very innovative creations. Today, the studio has designed this series of lamps using paper and led. Folding the paper cut recreates the form of a lampshade, available in white, striped and black.  
Wooden Figurines Reminders

Wooden Figurines Reminders

Plant Friends is a project designed by Dickson Chow designer who did not want to forget to water his plants anymore. So he created small wooden figures, posed next to his plants, which remind him to water them by text message or email, thanks to an Android application. Linked to the vase, they control the air...
Vifa Soundspeaker Bag

Vifa Soundspeaker Bag

The Danish brand Vifa, has released new wireless speakers called “Helsinki”. This time, the speakers are also aesthetic and portable as a bag ; they added a leather strap for easy transport. Available in different colors.  
Spider Lamp and Side Table

Spider Lamp and Side Table

“Vacancy” is a chrome coffee table shaped spider designed by architect and designer Celine Eid Stephan for House of Today (an organization highlighting the work of young Lebanese designers). The table lamp is also office with a watch featuring a gear skeleton that emits a sound of “tick-tock”.  
The Mariner Lighting Collection

The Mariner Lighting Collection

Studio Beam, based in Tel Aviv, recently designed the collection of The Mariner suspended lamps. Inspired by the rustic lanterns that can be found on the ports and fishing nets, these fixtures were hand made from a mixture of wood, glass and iron. Two models are available in different colors: the Mariner and the Ocean Mariner....
Bird Mailbox by Playso

Bird Mailbox by Playso

Kookoo is a original mailbox by Justin Hutchinson and Australian brand Playso, founded by Bill Playso. This mailbox is shaped like a winged bird with two compartments: one for letters and one for magazines.  
64GB Memory Card Book

64GB Memory Card Book

Here is the new book by the publisher based in Hong Kong, Viction:ary. Entitled “64GB – 64 Eminent Creatives from Great Britain”, this book deals with the English design scene through its established and emerging creative, all in a packaging that draws inspiration from the design of SD memory cards.