BLACKPACK cycling backpack

A new concept about backpack. Modern design and very useful in cycling. Inspired by turtles protective shell, the Blackpack incorporates clever innovative features to protect you from the dangers of the urban environment. With built-in lights, waterproof seams, easy close zippers and a hard faceted shell.

Compact Kitchen Design

Created by recent design grad Ana Arana, Gali is a complete, surprisingly compact kitchen with a sink, fridge, induction cooktop, storage and prep/dining table.

Says Arana, “Through research into trends and statistics concerning food consuming, social and living arrangements, I focused on single occupancy living. The

7 Creative Doors

Created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Abe Kogyo, a Japanese manufacturer of wooden doors, design studio Nendo’s seven doors all have the same basic default design, yet each has been treated with a different idea born from the various techniques and experience held by Abe Kogyo.   Says Nendo,

Small space gets much bigger

  [gallery link="file" columns="4" ids="307,306,308,309,310,311,312,313,314,315,316,317,318"]   -Paint or wallpaper the ceiling to make the room look taller. -Use light colors on the walls and the floor. -Pull furniture away from the wall to create the illusion of spaciousness. -Make use of hidden storage and multi-purpose items. -Hang shelves near the ceiling to draw the eye upward. -Choose statement