IKEA's Frakta tote bag has been a popular item amongst DIYers, especially after fashion retailer Balenciaga released a similar tote priced at $2,145. For those who live near one of their furniture warehouses, these ideas may be a great weekend project or two. Starting off, we have a laptop backpack that may not look the prettiest, but it will most certainly get the job done. continue reading for more clever things that people have made with these bags. Click here for a few bonus images.
We know that in modern homes, electricity runs through wires in the walls, but the "Conductive Wallpaper Concept" aims to change that. How? Well, rather than embedding circuitry into wall coverings, this concept uses lines of conductive ink that runs across each panel, linked together with short strips of metal, terminating in electrical devices they operate. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone who has mastered the skill of data entry, to the point where it appears robotic.
Most concepts based on leaked iPhone 8 designs have focused more on the dual cameras, but this one, by "The 90s Robot" shows us how its rumored OLED display could work. Starting off, we get a stainless steel frame, while a transparent OLED piece up conceals the front camera, sensors and speaker. Continue reading for a video of the iOS 11 one hundred features list, and more information.
Giant sequoias may have a long lifespan, but when they do start to wither, the trees could be turned into skyscrapers of sorts. That's right, four designers have come up with an interest proposal, called "Tribute: The Monument of Giant," which is basically a building tucked inside hollowed-out trunks, keeping trees with rotted heartwood from crashing down. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Always wanted a sweeping city skyline view, complete with skyscrapers? Well, unless you're a millionaire (or billionaire) that can afford a high floor penthouse suite, these HoleRoll curtains are probably the next best thing. These are great for those who work graveyard shifts, and need to rest during the day, or just anyone that wants a dark room at anytime. Continue reading for more pictures of the various designs.
Indonesia-based Smoked Garage has unveiled their latest project, the futuristic "Ducati 848 Neo-Racer". What really sets this bike apart from the others is its handcrafted aluminum body, which took seven team members, working twelve hour days, over a month to complete. After it was polished to perfection, the team added carbon fiber paneling, and a seat supported by CNC machined billet aluminum. The blue Ducati alloy wheels are wrapped in Metzeler tires, while custom LED lights were added to the front and rear sections. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to make a combination lock from cardboard.
MUJI is known for their minimalistic, yet functional, items, and the MUJI Hut is no exception. Priced at $27,000 USD, this tiny house measures just 96-square-feet, and features floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, a single window in the back, and a patio in front for those warm summer nights. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Renault Spider by automotive designer Monholo Oumar may not set any Nurburgring records, but it's definitely an open-top roadster that would fit right alongside the S2000. It draws inspiration from the RenaultSport R.S. 01 and Alpine Vision Gran Turismo Concept, while offering a sleek minimalistic interior, two seats, a host of aero parts, and a mid-mounted engine for optimal weight balance. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Sometimes, less is more, especially when it comes to food-related inventions. For example, the "Little Pocket" by designer Dong Jiang gets rid of the mess associated with ketchup and other condiments used to dip french fries in by integrating a small pouch into the front. Simply squeeze the packet into the pouch, and you'll be ready to dip. Continue reading for more creative design winners from the 2017 A' Design Award & Competition.
The crew at DBS Designing Team have unveiled yet another new iPhone 8 concept, one that draws inspiration from the Galaxy S8 Plus, complete with a wraparound 5.5-inch Quad HD display. This waterproof smartphone also offers wireless charging, dual rear cameras, and a fingerprint scanner integrated directly under the display. Continue reading for another video of what could possibly be the final iPhone 8 design, and more information.