Just got my new subscription to Fast Company – a great magazine for the entrepreneurial and curious.
I remember when i first got a neighbor’s issue by accident back in 99 in california.
I think i actually saved it for a while somewhere [hey, no pac-rat comments now].
Anyway, this is a fun way to spend an hour or two looking over the International Designers Society of America’s top 150 picks for 2010.
TFT – Terry’s Favorite Things
So many of these are coming out of California – especially the bay area…
Does that surprise anyone? A place where Art and Tech come together.
There were so many favorites for me, including the JAMHUB for musicians.
Note – if you go to the company’s site, you won’t find it yet, but there is an inflatable guitar that is really cool.
Yet another skateboard like device that reminds me of a TRON light cycle made by Brooklyn Workshop called the FREE RIDER.
$150 gets you your own ride.
Great wine glasses that everybody can afford – and you don’t have to worry about breaking these. GOVINO Go Anywhere glasses.
The thumb notch is a nice design touch. And hey, these are only $3.00 a glass.
This one by Hyundai Engineering is dear to my passion for vertical farming – this time on a micro scale – for the condo or apartment dweller!
The Kitcken Nano Garden.
EAT YER VEGGIES PEOPLE!
Other notables – the Laundry POD by RKS – when you just need to wash a few little things.
A LED light bulb by Panasonic that might simulate the same coverage as our old favorite, the incandescent?
Although I think Process Taiwan has a better design with their T-Tech LED Dimmable Light Bulb.
If you like motorcycles and going green, there is hope down the road with Mission Motors Mission One Sportbike.
150 mph and 150 miles per charge.
Like to kitesurf in the arctic circle? Keep dry, warm and stylish with this outfit.
Perfect your push up with the Perfect PushUp V2.
Here’s the first folding bike design that in my opinion is actually a gOOd One. The Ville folding bike
The Write? Light! idea is a perfect solution to people like me who start having ideas pop into our heads
just when we are ready to go to sleep and the lights are off.
Combining a pen and a light in one in a new aesthetically pleasing design.
Here’s an interesting solution to the toilet situation… You know, the one where some guys can’t seem to
contain their #1? 2in1 Toilet concept
Being a fan of Parkour, here’s a shoe that’s supposed to be better than what PKers usually use.
Although I have read that many PK enthusiasts aren’t all that impressed with the current offerings for
specialty shoes and besides, true PK would ideally be done in bare feet. OUCH!
Finally, the Zen Wagon by KaiKu will give the Red Radio Flyer wagon a run for it’s money.