These Japanese handmade “cat bags” are too lifelike

They're almost too creepy to be cute... (Price up to $550 , wow)   Well, Japanese bagmaker Pico has the perfect bag for you. It’s a cat. A creepily realisticcat. Pico bagmaker Miho...
Oerlikon airlaid Neumag

Oerlikon Neumag airlaid technology for Avintiv

Neumünster, 29 September 2015 – Oerlikon Neumag has successfully assembled and commissioned an Airlaid Web Forming System for the production of hygiene airlaid nonwovens at Avintiv, formerly Polymer Group Inc., Benson, North Carolina USA. One...

FRUITLEATHER! Amazing ‘ECOleather’ were once rotting fruit

A group of undergraduates from Willem de Kooning Academie have taken it upon themselves to solve one of South Holland's biggest social issues: food waste. Every day, Rotterdam's market vendors discard more than 7,700...

Coolest Map Ever Is a Squeezable Ball Instead of Paper

No folding necessary, no Wi-Fi signal needed. All you need to do to reveal the teeny labeled street grid on this egg-shaped rubber map is to squeeze the sucker hard. Annnnnd squish! Designer Dénes Sátor cleverly refers...

Hard to starboard captain, Mini at 4 o’clock!

What do you get when you combine the ultimate summer playground with a fun, cool brand that is willing to play with you? You get life-size Mini convertibles, inflatable beach toys that are as...

Can this SOL bag really purify water with the power of the sun?

Fort Jones, California-based Tortoise Gear aims to make products so users can thrive in practically any environment. The brand's SOL Water Bag (which is currently crowdsourcing on Kickstarter) is a compact, solar-powered water-purifying bag...
slip and slide

BIG test SLIP and SLIDE

Warning! The Heatwave is Coming. We suggest how to deal with it. If you have not heard about Slip and Slide, it might be time that you took a look at this latest holiday craze!...

BATH °C Thermo Colour Map reacts to the weather

Here's a neat idea from a young designer based in Bath, England. The BATH °C Thermo Colour Map offers a new take on the tourist map by highlighting certain areas of the city that...

F21 Thread Screen displays Instagram images using fabric

Most Instagram users probably check their feed with a smartphone or similar device. New York-based studio Breakfast, however, has created a machine that displays Instagram images and basic animations using thousands of spools of...

Water-soluble filament makes creating “impossible” 3D prints easier

3D printing has made some impressive strides in the past couple of years, allowing makers to create a wide variety of fantastic and unique designs. Despite the overall success, many prints still have limitations...
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