Ecocapsule is a portable, off-grid two-person house that offers solar & wind power generation as well as a design that collects & stores rainwater. Inside there’s a bed, a kitchenette, toilet & shower. The capsule can be dragged, shipped, airlifted or towed into virtually any location you choose.
The Danish designers behind the Nomad Chair—an homage to the classic 19th century Roorkhee safari chair—are working toward a sustainable model for furniture making. In creating this chair they use fast-growing Moso bamboo farmed using no chemicals, pesticides, or herbicides. It sets up and breaks down easily for transport & features high quality construction & components that will last a lifetime.
The Bruno smart trashcan has a built-in vacuum, making it easier to clean up the kitchen. Instead of bending over with your dustpan, simply sweep your mess into the “suction slot” at the trashcan’s base where it will be vacuumed up & deposited into the trash bag. The rechargeable battery lasts for up to 30 days on a charge.
You could call it a “kettle” but really the MIITO just works like one. It uses an induction hub and a steel rod to heat the exact amount of water in your particular vessel: a glass or cup, bowl, coffee pot—basically, anything that’s non-ferrous. Currently funding on Kickstarter, MIITO has already won a James Dyson Award in the Netherlands and a nomination for Design of the Year from the Design Museum London. via
The Cove system uses several filtration layers made up of minerals and laser-etched membranes to catch microscopic bacteria and harmful chemicals, to give you clean, safe drinking water at home. The countertop device also links with an app to notify you when the tank needs a refill, when to change the recyclable filter & when your water is at optimal temperature.
Fave brand knives are designed & crafted in the suburbs of Boston. These full-tang high-carbon 420 stainless steel knives feature a versatile blade design made by one of America’s oldest knifemakers, R. Murphy Knives of Ayer, Mass. They use reclaimed hardwoods for the handles and come in 2 sizes, with either a 3” or 4” blade.
A big, beefy battery for your home. Powerwall’s main purpose is to store solar energy, however, the battery can also draw energy from the electrical grid during off-peak hours when rates are low and store it for future use. So you get a nice back-up power solution and a level of independence from the power grid. Multiple batteries can be combined together for a more powerful setup.
Handcrafted in Chicago, USA from used motorcycle parts, like a piston, connecting rod, & ignition switch from a Yamaha XS650, these unique lamps are handmade to order and powered by bright, efficient LED bulbs.
Magnets are what makes the Flyte light levitate. It requires no batteries; instead it is powered by induction. The design features an Edison-style bulb using bright, energy efficient LEDs, and a wooden base made of sustainably-sourced oak, ash, or walnut.
If it’s a liquid, you can carbonate it with the Mix by Sodastream. Juice, whiskey, whatever. Load it into the Mix, make your selection on the touchscreen & in seconds your perfectly blended & carbonated beverage is ready to chug. You can also use the Mix app to create classic cocktails or your own custom creations.