Volkswagen recently gathered ideas from the people of China for new vehicles, and through the wonder of technology, brought one girl’s “hover car” dream to fruition, digitally. (Thanks Daryl!)
A concept by Roshan Hakkim, the Umbra is actually a wall-mounted sundial. LEDs in the border of the clock emulate the sun, creating the appropriate hour and minute hand shadows.
Une Bobine (“a coil”) is a flexible yet stiff charging cable for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Its “metal gooseneck” material allows the cable to act as a stand and be fixed into a variety of positions.
A concept shelf by Yi-Cong Lu with an inner drawer in each level. Pulling out a drawer creates up to nearly twice the space, resulting in a shelf that can grow alongside your needs.
The Lamborghini Urus looks like an Aventador that hit the gym. Named after a Spanish breed of bull, the Urus is a 4-seater 4×4 SUV with a 600+hp engine. Lamborghini plans to launch it in 2015.
A concept by industrial design students Arthur Brutter and Ido Bruno, this table is light enough for two children to lift and move yet can withstand the impact from a one-ton object falling onto it.
A stainless steel box that holds about 45 matches. Its barrel pops is coated so safety matches can be lit as they are taken out. The textured bottom is for igniting strike-anywhere matches.
Steve Mahan is legally blind, with 95% of his vision already gone. He’s also the first user of Google’s self-driving car. Gearheads may balk at this technology, but we can’t deny that it has its uses.
Two Twist bicycles can be connected to form a tandem bike. The rear wheel has attachments for two pairs of pedals and is easily removable, while the seat and handlebars can switch places.