Utilizing bamboo’s natural cylinder shape which is perfect for housing components, designer Jordan Korokna’s Bamboo Torch flashlight aims to reduce material waste with a more sustainable, ecological and financially beneficial material – bamboo. Its tactile feel and natural antibacterial quality are a refreshing change to cheap, brightly colored plastics and metal. It sounds nice. However, it is quite impossible to make a mass-production since each bamboo might have different diameter. How it can hold standard inner component perfectly? If it can’t, then some kind of filling need to be introduced and it won’t achieve design’s financially beneficial aim any more. Maybe, I am wrong…
With so many gadgets, it is difficult to take all your device chargers. Zolt Charger is designed to solve this problem and capable of powering up to 3 USB devices simultaneously. Imagine yourself, how much easier to charge your laptop, smartphone and tablet at the same time with this 3 ounces and 3 inches charging device? It has a two-pronged approach, you can fold prongs make for compact storage. Moreover, you can easily cut the clutter by wrapping the cord along the device nice and neat when it is not in use. Last but not least, Zolt’s light tells you that it’s charging and it doubles as a night light.
If you enjoy the aesthetic appeal of animal antlers but hate the idea of taxidermy, Elkebana might be the perfect wall decoration idea for you. Inspired by “ikebana” – the ancient Japanese art of arranging floral elements in harmonious compositions, Elkebana brings the ancient art of ikebana to the wall, transforming the wall trophy idea into a continuously mutating, colorful creature. As the first trophy for plant lovers, all you need are flowers, branches and imagination.
We know there are many people crazy about cat. Just like the Cat Ear Headphones we featured month ago, there is another product let you show off your passion about cat on your head. And this one goes even further – it is literally “cat-shaped”, not “cat ear-shaped” since Japanese designer Campanella creates a cat hairband that will place a life-sized kitty on your head. Campanella display the hairband at Design Festa, an annual expo in Tokyo and receive outpouring of interest and support. However, she currently has no plan to produce the headband regularly. Hence people who want to get the hairband and live outside the Japan will be disappointed.