Category Archives: Interesting

Planned Obsolescence and Sustainable design

In industrial design, Planned Obsolescence is a policy of planning or designing a product with a limited useful life, so it will become obsolete, that is, unfashionable or no longer functional after a certain period of time. Creating products which … Continue reading

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taylor Welden: Hiking and photo backpack

Designer: Taylor Welden NANEU: K5 hybrid full-featured Hiking+Photo backpack Shutterbug “Best of Show” Award at PMA 2008. “As with all Naneu Pro bags, this pack is made to be durable and withstand the elements. The camera insert is actually its … Continue reading

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Mariclaro Sustainable Designs

Mariclaro is a Toronto based sustainable design company that focuses on fashion and accessories. From bags made of car upholstery to jackets made from exploded airbags, earrings from 8mm film and bike tubes, we design high quality eco-fashion and accessories. … Continue reading

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Spencer Nikosey

Spencer Nikosey uses recycled materials from parachutes to military truck tarps to create luxury bags and carriers. Below is a backpack made of re-purposed “used in combat” Military truck tarp (exterior) Below is a bag made of Parachutes from Air … Continue reading

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Saco Backpack

Features ample storage space from a compact and a rounded volume based on ergonomic shapes. Three external pockets closed by magnetic snaps. Key hook carabiner on the inside allowing to attach the utility pouch. The closing system its quick and … Continue reading

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Fractal Furniture

Takeshi Miyakawa‘s “Fractal23” a playful modular drawer system which can be opened from four sides. each compartment requires a consideration of “what to store”. materials: plywood (oil paint finish) dimensions: 28″ x 28″ x 28″

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Hoodie Origami: Convert your Hoodie!

Antonio Scarponi, founder of Conceptual Devices, has worked out a way to fold your regular hoodie into a laptop bag, baby carrier, pillow, backpack and strap bag. Follow the link to watch a video. I thought this was an interesting … Continue reading

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