Designer Thibaut Rouganne came up with the Envol, a portable desk for frequent travelers who could use a workspace on the go. The Envol can be used on a table or while in bed. It also doubles as a briefcase.
(NSFW) Durex wants to make long distance relationships more bearable with its concept underwear. Available for both men and women, the underwear has actuators that are activated using a mobile app. Learn more about it here.
The Omni is an omnidirectional “treadmill” that can track when a user walks, runs or jumps, the perfect companion to the Oculus Rift. Virtuix will launch a Kickstarter soon, with pricing expected between $400-$600. More demos here.
The Concept GLA is a compact SUV designed to take you off road and pamper you when you get there. Its headlights have projectors built-in and it has two cameras mounted on its roof. Good luck finding a flat screen in the wild.
A concept for multipurpose furniture by Julia Kononenko. It can be converted from a sofa into a dinner table for six people. The cushions turn into stools while the double-layered backrest turns into a tabletop.
Federico Bianco suggests features for the next Apple iOS. Some are borrowed from jailbreak apps – shortcuts to settings, SMS quick reply, downloading files in Safari – but the half-open mode for apps is a novel idea.
Hello Europe! is a plan to install large screens with webcams in different cities all over Europe. Every 30 minutes each screen will randomly switch and connect to another screen to maximize their reach.
A brilliant concept chess set where a captured piece is kept underneath its captor to help players retrace their game. Made by Orr Kislev, an Industrial Design student at Holon Institute of Technology.