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Are Foldable Phones the Future of Mobile?

This year has seen some crazy phone innovations like multiple cameras, higher megapixels, pop up cameras, thin bezels, and even notches or hole punch screen designs. The most innovative has to be the introduction of foldable phones. There have been a few phones released that utilize such a large screen. If you are someone that… Read More


“The Fork” by Nissin Cup Noodles

Nissin has teamed up with Japanese design firm, nendo, to create the perfect fork for your cup noodles. Check out the beautifully made video for it! The fork, designed after hours of user observation, has many features that one normally wouldn’t think about. nendo designed the fork to have the optimal angle of 128 degrees… Read More


Otterly Adorable Teabags

Have you wanted to make your tea more enjoyable than it already is? Well, Ocean-Teabags has the answer for you with these teabags based on animals of the sea! Each handcrafted teabag is stylized after different sea creatures. When placed in hot water, it turns into a miniature ocean for your teabag. After numerous trials… Read More


Would You Live in a Shipping Container?

  I have always been a fan of minimalism and owning less things. I have learned to value quality over quantity. I came across tiny homes a couple of years ago and fell in love with them. I realized that I don’t need that much space for my belongings. I started researching how to build… Read More


Film is Not Dead!

I was packing for my trip to South Korea and Taiwan after graduating. I had the choice of bringing my Fuji mirrorless digital camera or my Canon P film camera. One used SD cards while the other used rolls of film. A hard decision, but I chose the film camera for my two week trip… Read More


LG’s Rollable TV

LG just revealed their newest television at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas; one of the first televisions to be retractable. The new LG Signature OLED TV R allows users to hide the 65-inch screen with a click of a button. The screen can also be adjusted to different aspect ratios and even hides… Read More


Not your average Christmas Tree

People are always bound to do some last minute shopping for their family and friends each year during the holidays. Sometimes being dragged to the mall is not the most appealing thing about the holidays, especially if you just want to nap all day. What if there was a place in the mall where you… Read More


DIY Papercraft Lamps to Light Up Your Room!

I’ve done origami animals, but this is on another level. These geometric animal lamps, created by OWL in Lisbon, are designed by two architects, Hugo Formiga and Teresa Almeida. The focus of the lamps is to “raise awareness about wildlife and simultaneously recreates the animals in a playful and abstract manner.” I enjoy the message behind… Read More


Seven Eleven Japan’s Rebranding — Eight Years in the Making

Eight years ago, Kashiwa Sato began an enormous project to rebrand 7-Eleven, one of Japan’s largest convenience store (conbini) private brand. The redesigning of over 1700 products lead to record breaking sales every quarter for the brand. Kashiwa has previously worked with Uniqlo and NTT Docomo. On the second year of the redesign, Kashiwa launched “Seven Cafe” which… Read More