Signal: Sunqiao

In Shanghai, an architectural company revealed their plans to build a 100-hectare green district which is able to feed over 24 million people when it’s finished. The district uses different techniques such as algae farms and floating greenhouses. This district might be the answer to the question ‘how are we going to keep people healthy in…

Signal: Moodmetric

A modern mood ring that tracks your feelings through biometrics.  A ‘normal’ mood ring changes colour by the temperature changes in your skin, but Moodmetric ‘reads’ the small changes in your skin, depending on mood changes. The Moodmetric sends the results to an app on your phone. It’s made for people to get more aware of what makes them…

Signal: NIKE Unlimited Stadium

The NIKE Unlimited Stadium, designed by BBH Singapore, is being built at this moment in Manila. The stadium lets you compete against your digital self. A giant LED screen is showing your avatar as you compete with it. The runners are wearing trackers in their shoes to follow their time and where they run the…

Signal: Toast Ale

Toast Ale is a new brand of beer who makes beer from leftover bread to help to reduce food waste. During the making of the beer, they saved 7,000 pounds of bread. 100% of their profits go to Feedback Global, who are a worldwide food waste charity.

Signal: Pill Cap

Pillsy is a Bluetooth-enabled bottle who sends you a message when you need to take your medication. The Pill Cap is designed for people who need to take medication on a regular basis. The user needs to enter in the app, the pill name, the doses and what times it should be taken the app does…

Signal: Call and Check

Email has been more popular than ever before. Making it very difficult for post offices to stay in business, but Jersey Post is taking it to a whole new level by giving free home visits to the elderly. Call and Check is still in it’s testing phase. The service pays visits to vulnerable elderly once a week…

CITY of the FUTURE

55 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. The United Nations website suggests that at the end of 2050 that number will rise to 66 percent, but there’s no space Major issues are rising. Whilst so many people are finding their lives in urban areas the question arises: “Where are they going to…

Signal: The Shelter Box

The Shelter box serves as a bed, chair, table and a bag- all in one. Designed by MIA Onlus, a non-profit organization, that wants the homeless to be safe and warm. The box is designed to be relatively light and protects an individual from moisture and the cold.

Signal: Lab-Box

Photography company ars-imago have developed a handy little box for photographers who are photographing with analog cameras. The box basically functions as a dark room, which makes the dark room something you don’t need anymore. The box is especially great for photographers who travel a lot and don’t want to wait for the photos to…

Signal: Better Shelter

Designed by John Karlsson, Dennis Kanter, Christian Gustafsson, John van Leer, Tim de Haas and Nicolo Barlera in cooperation with Ikea and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The shelter is designed for people who are fleeing their homes because of war, danger or natural disasters. The ‘houses’ include ventilation, solar power, LED-lights and mobile chargers. The houses…

Signal: Line-Us Robot Arm

Created by Durrell Bishop and Robert Poll With USB and WIFI connections the little robot arm will draw on paper anything you draw on your screen. You simply put it on the paper and it will start drawing automatically. This device would be great for designers.

Signal: The Mokase Phone Cover

Always in a hurry and never time to get a nice cup of coffee in the morning? The Mokase phone cover turns your phone into a portable espresso maker. Simply by putting in a disposable system, you can tell trough an app to heat up the coffee and it will be ready in seconds. The…