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: Echo Look

Amazon’s latest innovation is the Echo Look. A camera that is voice controlled and takes photos of you with your outfit of the day. Besides just taking the photo is creates a lookbook from your daily outfits and then is able to suggest clothing from different shops. The camera device had also learned how to…

Signal: Knops Ear Plug

A dutch start-up company has made Knops, an adjustable ear plug that lets you turn down the volume in real life. If you’re in a noisy place but you want to study, you can turn down the volume with your ear plug. The plug is quite fashionable and can be worn all day long.

Signal: Capsel Human Hair

Alix Bizet is a French design student in Eindhoven the Netherlands who designed clothing entirely made out of human hair, collected in African American hairdressers. Why? Because it’s a sustainable solution, an animal-friendly alternative to fur, and an embracement of our cultural ethnic differences. A quite clever thought behind it but that doesn’t make it less…

Signal: Pure Skin

A passion for fashion reached new heights as designer Tina Gorjanc creates clothing and accessories made out of the DNA of Alexander McQueen. Although it seems a little bit odd the idea behind it is as solid as a rock and is important to address to everyone. “The Pure Human project was designed as a…

Signal: Human Cosmetics

Artist Tim van der Mee designed a soap bar as a statement against the cosmetic industry. He wants to make people aware of how many animal substances are in our beauty products. Tim makes the statement by using human fat as the main ingredient. Besides the human fat gained by liposuction, the product also contains…

Signal: ELI

A piece of jewellery placed on your collar that listens to the words you use and stores it in an app on your phone. The device listens to your most used words and then translates it to the language you want to learn. This way of learning language is way more efficient than following classes…

Signal: The Kniterate

Designed by Spanish designer Gerard Rubio, the Kniterate is a knitting machine that can be used at home. Through an app, you can design your knitwear or upload a photo. The knitting machine will then knit your piece of clothing. It’s an effort to reduce the waste and mass production of clothes.

Signal: Shooz

Modular footwear to mix and match your personal style. With a zipper connecting the sole and the skin, you can add any skin to the sole depending on what mood you are. They have athletic, casual and slip-on options. The skin is on average about half the price of a ‘normal’ shoe making it a…

Signal: Merchandise

Lately, I’ve noticed that a lot of people are wearing celebrity merchandise. I see a lot of purpose world tour shirts from Justin Bieber and a lot of people are wearing The Weekend t-shirts. Trendhunter, one of the biggest trend sites, predicted that in 2017 celebrity merchandise is going to be a trend.

Play Me A Record

Retro is a word we have heard a lot and in the interior design world it has been and is still really big, so it’s no surprise that the technology in your house is slowly going retro as well. Everybody who grew up before the 90’s probably had a record player in their bedroom or…