The CarGo is an interesting concept for an urban delivery vehicle that rethinks pickup design, adding a truckload of flexibility. The vehicle can transform into either compact mode, narrow mode or pick-up truck mode, adjusting to the volume and type of cargo you’re carrying.
It won’t win you an endurance marathon (thanks to all the blood rushing to your head), but this unique contraption called the Skybike will certainly get you some attention. Created by a student at NYU, the Skybike seats the rider upside-down in order to create the illusion of riding in the clouds.
Did you ever watch the clouds as a kid and imagine resting peacefully on their soft fluffiness? Well, it certainly seems designer D.K. Wei did, as evidenced by this unique concept design called Cloud Sofa – which emulates that fantasy perfectly.
If this is how the future looks, I’m excited. A company called Exmovere Holdings have come up with what seems to be a working prototype (video below) of a self-balancing, handsfree, motorized pod called the Chariot, that enables disabled people (and hopefully the rest of us too) the ability to get around effortlessly in an [...]
In what is one hellofa training project, 150 students at Daimler AG have put together a concept car called the Mercedes F-CELL, which marries high-tech roadster engineering with the charm of early horseless carriages.
Here’s a novel concept that manages to merge old tech with new, in a very exciting and beneficial way. Called the Cargonaut, it is essentially a flying robotic servant that will courier everything from letters, to luggage, to groceries across town for you to help lighten your load.
Power-strips are handy little devices, but they are by no means perfect. Their rigid shape often means having to rearrange furniture in order to work with their design limitations. Well, this concept by designer Jeff Carter aims to change all that. Called Movable Power, it is a friendly-looking power-strip that can be shaped to fit [...]
Asus is showing off a “Community Designed PC” concept at CeBIT 2009, that incorporates two touchscreen panels in a “FlipBook” style design. The dual-panel notebook aims to offer a more flexible and intuitive working space by incorporating a virtual touchpad and keyboard, as well as gesture control and handwriting recognition.
It’s not like we haven’t seen ocean inspired concepts or flying cars before, but this design by Kazim Doku called the Audi Shark really gets your motor running. Seemingly inspired by the sleek yet powerful appearance of sharks, it won the 2008 Desire Design Competition at Domus Academy and looks like it would be just [...]
Using rechargeable batteries is a great way to cut down on the waste we produce and to save money at the same time, but you need to be organized and keep a charger on hand. Well, inventor Knut Karlsen has come up with a clever solution that crosses a solar charger and a rechargeable cell [...]