Disaster Gobag looks just like any other fashionable bag that you can carry with you to keep your purse, keys, smartphones, and other stuff. Take a look closer, this is not an ordinary bag, it uses smart materials that allow the bag to become an emergency light when needed. The design process explores areas of passive power generation, water filtration, or lighting. Unfortunately, we don’t have much information about the progress, however, it looks like this bag uses special materials that can be transformed into emergency light source in the event of disaster.
With innovation being the key with respect to designs, Smith Newman has come up with the Pebble MP3 player. The basic concept of the player is, being user friendly and inspired by the greenery. He has blended the dark glass aesthetics and the natural embracing form. The headphones wrapped around the surface and the inner surface is convex with a center dip which looks more like a water droplet, where the user can shuffle the songs as in an iPod. The back is sandblasted aluminum and the center carries the glossy Pebble logo.
Inspired by the pleasant childhood memories in her grandmother’s kitchen, Fatemeh Bateni has designed MeMeNtiC Connected Pot. Cooking together with your loved ones, enjoying delicious food, the smell … all of these create beautiful memories over time. This special pot connects people who love cooking together, it connects you to famous chef in different countries where you can learn to cook special dish. You can also re-create your childhood dish by connecting this pot to your family recipes, downloading all the data that guides you through the cooking process by visual timeline on the body. Any information regarding weight, volume, and quality of the food can be transferred between these connected pots.
There’s a big circle on top the pot that creates an emotional interaction between user and this cooking appliance. This circle lights up (white light) when the connected pan-pot is in the standby mode, during this mode, all interactive information is displayed on the lid of the pot-pan. When the circle turns to blue colored light, it means the food inside hasn’t been cooked yet but it gently turns into orange-red color when your food is ready.
Designer : Fatemeh Bateni
The ring shaped sensor at the bottom of the pot captures all information and transfers them to the other pots. The interface of the body illustrates visual timeline to guide user through out the cooking process. Inside the pot, you can also find light indicator that measures volumes of liquids when needed.