SUSHI ROLLER, A GERMAN ROLLING MACHINE TO EASY CREATE MAKI ROLLS

LOOKS GOOD, FEELS EASY, WORKS! I know that sushi is a traditional Japanese food, but look what a German design firm, osko + deichmann,  has done to bring the process of making sushi into the 21st century. This is a great new application to an established mechanism used to roll tobacco, but it is still clever. Now […]

OLIVETTI VALENTINE TYPEWRITER BY ETTORE SOTTSASS AND PERRY KING

still LOOKS GOOD, use to FEEL portable, WORKS since 1969! The Olivetti Valentine portable typewriter was designed by Perry King in collaboration with Ettore Sottsass and was in production in 1969. As a typewriter the Valentine was not an outstanding commercial success, however its radical design was recognised as revolutionary (for a typewriter). The Valentine […]

CREATOVERSE, AN IPAD APP THAT ALLOWS YOU TO “DRAW” OTHER APPS

LOOKS CLEVER, FEELS GENIUS, WORKS! Creatorverse, by Linden Lab (the developers of Second Life) is a $5 iPad app that hopes to equalize the great coding divide. It resembles MS Paint, or any simple shape-drawing software you’ve ever used. But rather than ending the experience with a mere print, everything you create can be assigned a simple, interactive […]

BLACK RUBY, A COLLECTION OF HOUSEWARES MADE OUT OF RECYCLED TIRE RUBBER

LOOKS GOOD, FEELS ECOLOGIC, WORKS! Dutch industrial designer Debbie Wijskamp has created a fantastic collection of “Black Ruby” housewares made entirely from recycled tire rubber. Working from her Arnhem studio, this young designer enjoys handcrafting designs that explore new uses for everyday materials. To make the Black Ruby collection, Debbie Wijskamp developed a technique that recycles widely available rubber powder into waterproof, […]

HP ENVY ULTRABOOKS AND SLEEKBOOKS

LOOKS GOOD, FEELS GOOD, WORKS! What’s that? You’re hungry for more HP laptops? Good! Because we’re not nearly done yet! The company just expanded its line of Ultrabooks from two to five. The company also plans to sell so-called Sleekbooks — essentially, thin-and-light laptops that don’t quite meet Intel’s criteria for Ultrabooks. So what goodies to we have in store? […]

THE PORSCHE 356

LOOKS GOOD, FEELS GOOD and classy, WORKS since 1950! The Porsche 356, introduced in 1950, put this renowned German automaker on the sports-car map. But even though the 356 was the first Porsche sports car, it was far from the first sporting Porsche. Ferdinand Porsche was born on September 3, 1875, in the Austrian village […]