Futuristic ORB Scuba Diving Helmet Allows You to Breath Underwater Without Heavy Equipment

ORB Scuba Diving Helmet is a conceptual oxygen re-breather, a 3rd year final project at Staffordshire University. Thomas Winship, a product designer, has come up with a futuristic scuba diving helmet, it uses modern technology known as re-breathing to recycle your own oxygen to allow you to breath underwater. The problem with current scuba diving equipment is that they are too heavy and bulky, most often than not, uncomfortable to put on. This project aims to design and develop more compact and ...
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Kjaro Umbrella Features Fill-Empty Drop Case for Urban Travellers

Designed and developed in Italy, Kjaro is your next generation of umbrella. It seems that there many designers try to redesign this ordinary product into something even more useful and easy to use. We’ve featured KAZbrella, Impulse, CUP, Inverted Umbrella, Lizard Umbrella, or even futuristic Airblow, these are great concepts that we look forward to make it to the market. However, there are still rooms that designers can explore to make our simple umbrella design to become even better and more ...
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Tentative Post Disaster Tent : Compact Disaster Shelter Solution

Inspired by recent earthquakes in Turkey, Hakan Gürsu has come up with Tentative Post Disaster Tent concept. Do you know that natural disasters have displaced more than 22 million people in 2013 alone, this number is 3 times more than war. That’s why it’s crucial to support the housing of these victims through sturdy temporary shelters. Tentative offers a smart compact disaster shelter solution, made of a fiber and a durable weather resistant textile that is quilted sewed with thermally ins...
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Signal Handle by Lim Sungmook, Kim Seon-il, and Park Sung-il

Just like a traffic sign, “Signal Handle” communicates with outsiders through 3 lights: green, yellow, and red. You can simply checkout the light to know the status of the door whether it’s locked, open, or you need to knock. It’s a nice door handle to use for office or your home office. Designers : Lim Sungmook, Kim Seon-il, and Park Sung-il (more…)...
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KAZbrella Inside Out Umbrella Won’t Drip On The Floor

Wow, look, someone actually makes inside out umbrella design into production. The first time we saw an inside out umbrella was from Ilmo Ahn’s submission, perhaps KAZbrella was inspired by that project as well. We think the name is self explanatory, it’s a reverse folding umbrella that allows you to enjoy drip free umbrella. KAZbrella opens inside out, just like a flower, it leaves the wet side of the canopy contained inside when closed, it won’t wet the floor. The design allows you to ...
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Morakniv Companion Heavy Duty Knife with Carbon Steel Blade Is Perfect for Batoning

Made out of carbon steel blade, Morakniv Companion heavy duty knife is a tough and powerful tool for outdoor enthusiasts or hunters. It’s an ideal knife for batoning due to its heavy duty and thick blade with a slightly blunter 270degree edge angle for high load capacity and optimum sharpness resistance. The large, ergonomic handle has soft high-friction grip. The high quality carbon steel along with classic scandi grind makes this knife easy to re-sharpen. This blade features 0.126" (3.2 mm) ...
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Lockmet Is Your Bike Helmet and Bike Lock in One

Unique blend of two products in one, Lockmet is a fresh take on folding helmets and bike locks. It has been developed to function for both. When you are done biking and have reached your destination, just take your helmet off and lock your bike with it in two easy steps. No need to carry the helmet while you run errands or worry about storing it. This design also benefits people who like biking but don’t like to wear helmets as they are a pain to carry around or store. The rim of the helmet...
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Impulse Umbrella by Mikhail Belyaev

Mikhail Belyaev has submitted his latest design for F.O.R. Design Gifts to us, it’s called Impulse Umbrella. He says that this is the first healthy umbrella with ergonomic espander (hand strengthener) handle. Umbrellas have different handles, some are comfortable while others are not, but the main goal is the same, the handle is for your hand to hold. Keeping this in mind, Impulse F.O.R has been designed with a combination of an ergonomic handle and a carpal expander. It allows you to train yo...
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Futuristic Mountain Climber Shield Provides Climber with Endless Oxygen, Heat, and Electricity

Mountain climbing is an extreme sport where you attempt to reach the highest point of big mountain. It is a difficult challenge, climber must have athletic ability and technical knowledge to main their safety. The higher the mountain the air becomes less compressed, therefore, it is thinner. Mountain Climber Shield is a futuristic hiking accessory. This concept shield provides endless oxygen, electricity, as well as the heat without consuming any energy, just water and sunlight. Designers : C...
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uBuoy : A Redesign Lifebuoy by Sean McConnell

Sean McConnell has redesigned our conventional lifebuoy and brought you a better and faster way to help the victim. It is the result of months of research, conceptualization, engineering, and testing. The buoy addresses issues raised by the life buoy as we know it such as the slow response time and the lacking in ability of the buoy to safe the victim. With over 400,000 people dying across the world from drowning, the designer feels that it’s very important that we look more closely at what...
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Little Fish Protector Produces Ultrasound Waves to Herd Small Fish Away

Little Fish Protector is a product targeted at solving the problem of by-catch. It uses sound waves to herd non-target fish schools and small fish so as to achieve the function of reducing excessive fishing and maintaining the ecological balance of ocean. Nowadays, by-catching has become a worldwide fishery problem, producing strong effect on the development of fishery industry. We hope that this design can help to lessen the ecological impact resulting from by-catch and maintain the ecological ...
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Luke Stairwalker Provides Better Support for Elderly People When Climbing The Stairs

Climbing stairs can be difficult for elderly people and disabled people, keeping this in mind, Luke Stairwalker was designed to help them climbing the stairs easier. Most often than not, these elderly people can still walk but they are too afraid to fall down, they need a support from another person. This concept is a design proposal to offer a solution to this problem, this mechanical system is not as expensive as stairlift and it doesn’t require a lot of space either. This support device ...
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A.F.A. is A Powered Exoskeleton Suit for Firefighter

After reading a report about a fire in high rise building that killed almost 50 people in Shanghai, Jiazhen Chen decided to create this special project. A.F.A. is a powered exoskeleton suit for firefighters, a 28-story building shouldn’t be a challenge for our modern fire fighting, but unfortunately, there are still many factors that firefighters can’t save those people trapped in the building. Once the area is above the aerial ladder could reach or any elevating platforms, the chance of res...
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Shield Extinguisher Offers Better Protection In The Event of Fire

Shield Extinguisher is a combination of fire extinguisher and a shield protection to provide fire fighters with better protection in the event of fire. Our conventional fire extinguishers have many design problems where they can also expose user to the fire itself. This additional shield in the design would protect user from the danger of explosion, heat, or flame, smart design isn’t it? Designers : Lee Jimin and Kim Junyoung (more…)...
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Curve : The Gun You Wear by Taurus

Curve, designed by Taurus, is the world’s first and only curved firearm. It’s been designed and engineered to fit your body’s contours since you’re going to wear it. Yeah this pistol is designed to match your body curves, it’s a challenge for the engineering team to bring you this compact, wearable firearm like you’ve never seen before. At first sight, it looks actually like a phone, it’s definitely an extreme departure from your usual compact .380. Its patented, snag free design m...
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