November 8th, 2015

Microsoft’s latest laptop, the Surface Book, doubles as a tablet and can be folded in half for writing or drawing. 

September 15th, 2015

The Polaroid Snap is a pocket-sized instant camera that honors the classic Polaroid in a fresh, modern way.

August 24th, 2015

Not long ago, strict hospital visitor policies prevented family from keeping a close watch on their loved ones. Staying overnight in the patient room was nearly unheard of. But today, healthcare organizations are recognizing the value of adding loved ones to the patient’s support team.

Palisade furniture was designed to encourage guest participation in the healing process. It creates an accommodating setting within the patient room and supports the needs of guests.

June 17th, 2015

BrakePack is a smart backpack for the urban cyclist. The bag provides signals and brake lights that are familiar to drivers, helping them anticipate and predict the cyclist’s intended direction.

May 23rd, 2015

Bruno is smarter than your average trash can. It has an integrated vacuum that delivers floor sweepings directly into the trash, and it can be opened hands-free. It can also remind you when you’re low on garbage bags or let you know when it’s trash day. 

April 29th, 2015

Archer Brighton has designed a line of lunch bags that you’ll actually want to take to the office. Bringing plastic bag lunches into work can be embarrassing, and eating out every day gets expensive. These sleek, affordable bags make bringing your own lunch enjoyable again. 

March 29th, 2015

Charlie Cart is a project that seeks to get kids cooking in the classroom. The tough little kitchen on wheels includes all the components needed to set up hands-on cooking lessons in any educational setting: a cooktop and small oven, a rinsing station, mixing bowls, cutting boards and more. The cart supports lessons across disciplines, moves easily between classrooms, and works outside in the garden or playground.

February 1st, 2015

Is it reasonable that it takes several years for a milk carton to decompose naturally, when the milk goes sour after a week? ‘This Too Shall Pass’ is a series of food packages that have the same short life span as the foods they contain. The package and its contents work in symbiosis– every aspect is completely natural and biodegradable. 

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January 4th, 2015

Purple is a modern take on the locket. It invites you to take a peek at what’s inside, pause from your hectic daily life, and smile.

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