Combining our urge to crush cans with our bare (not bear) hands with smart industrial design, Emami Designs’ Handycan fits human (and bear) hands perfectly, and crushes like an accordion.
WXY Architecture and Weidlinger Associates designed the gorgeous Nanhe River Landscape Bridge in Xinjin, China; it features two intertwining bridges that represent the flow of the river.
There is dynamic contrast to be found in architect Michael Hansmeyer’s Subdivided Column series, which features manipulated doric columns with beautiful, elaborate details. (Thanks Russell!)
The ultra-light Audi Carbon Ski concept is coming soon; the skis have a wooden core sandwiched by layers of aluminum and titanium and covered in carbon fiber, making them more rigid and agile.
Loris Bottello’s Tron-inspired Ring Lamp uses bioluminescent polymers to emit light, and rotating the disk changes the light intensity. Brush contacts transfer the power to the outer copper ring.
AndrÃ© Silva’s concept design integrates a storage device (in HD or SSD versions), along with LED under-body lighting and a top that doubles as a multi-touch trackpad. LaCie, please take a look.
Dyson Award winner Samuel Adeloju’s Longreach Buoyancy Deployment System is an expanding foam device that quickly reaches drowning victims, helping them stay afloat so rescue can respond.
Sick of wimpy, underdone toast? Shay Carmon’s toaster concept combines a defibrillator with a toaster, to give your bread that deep, dark crunch that only an intense electrical shock can provide.
Created by British designer Kevin Scott, this unusual bicycle has the unique distinction of being able to be bent around a light pole for storage and security, then straightened back out for riding.
This unusual concept timepiece gradually reveals the current time with tactile, dimensional digits for each hour emerging from behind a cloth face. No minute display, but the general idea is cool.
Valentina Trimani’s brilliantly simple concept design combines the utility of a bookmark with low-voltage OLED illumination, so you can read your books while lying in the darkness of your bedroom.
Every once in a while, an idea comes along that’s so simple in execution that it’s brilliant. This concept for a soda can would allow you to cover up your pop and keep the fizz in between gulps.
Designer Vicente Jean-FranÃ§ois envisions a future in which we ride around on zero-emission electric bikes. The curvy, minimal E boardtracker would hide its motors in its wheel hubs.