BMW Lovos

September 26, 2009


BMW Lovos concept uses solar technology. The body of Lovos consists of 260 identical interchangeable particles contained in the hinges on the overall structure. These individual elements are mobile and can be closed, as fish scales, or open.

Scales operate as an air brake, and turn with the sun, gathering energy through solar cells located on them. 12 scales, closing each wheel is also functional: As soon as the car begins to move, they change their position, moving into the wheel, creating a semblance of turbines.

Extract from cardesign

Albie Puppy Light

September 23, 2009


Albie puppy light is made out of recycled materials and parts. It looks like Pixar’s Angle poise’s dog…

Extract from Architects’ Journal

Lotus Furniture Set

September 22, 2009


Lotus Furniture Set as its name implies, blossoms like a lotus flower, so it opens like a big hug to welcome the user.
The Lotus has lighting on the upper surface of the table and chairs, so when displaced each chair activates the lighting.

Extract from A criacao

Random pic of the week

September 21, 2009


Objects of Co-Dependancy”… the balloon has two mouthpieces. It takes two… to make it out of sight.

Extract from World Famous Design Junkies

A Drop of Water

September 17, 2009


‘A Drop of Water’ is a rain barrel that makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that is automatically filled when it rains. This way, the user doesn’t have to fill the can with our precious tap water, but uses ‘free’ rainwater instead to water the garden.
With the small tap at the bottom of the barrel the watering can can be refilled after using it.
Extract from Bas Van der Veer

Yum Nam

September 16, 2009


Aimed at the daily activity of putting on butter on bread, this is a functional packaging system that do without a butter knife. That will work if the butters that I normally took from the hotel breakfast table is not frozen solid…

Extract from Packaging of the World

Envi

September 15, 2009


Envi is a foresight urban dustbin, promoting composting from biodegradable waste. It makes waste into nutritious compost for the plant which it carries and lives in harmony with. The big part of the produced compost can be separated from Envi for usage in other occasions.

This project uses bio-reactive substances based on photo catalysis to accelerate the degradation process of waste, remove bad smells and polluting gas.

Extract from Behance Network