Signal: Elbow Cassette Player

Who in this period of time still remembers what a cassette player is? You would think that no one would really want that time back, yet there is a whole group of people who would really love to go old school again with a little touch of the futer. For those people there is Elbow…

Signal: Food in Jar

It may look strange when your food arrives in a glass jar but the owner of Ancolie swears by it. Chloe Vichot, the founder, says the regular plastic and paper packaging only lasts for about 2 minutes before that you throw it out. But a glass jar keeps your food clean, there are no chemicals that…

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: Sustainable Farming on Mars

NASA is designing an inflatable greenhouse for farming on Mars. Last week the record was broken for the longest amount of time from planet earth. Astronaut Peggy Whitson spend 534 days in space. If in the future humankind wants to spend longer amounts of time in space it’s necessary to come up with new ways…

Signal: Rainforest in Hotel

In 2018 the first guests are welcomed in the two 53 story high skyscrapers including a 448-key hotel and a 280-room serviced apartment tower. Inside the hotel, they are building a rainforest. The concept is to create a unique destination in Dubai and give guests a unique, never been seen before experience. Read more about…

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: WATCHMAN Implant

Designed by Boston Scientific, the Watchman is designed to prevent people from having strokes. The small umbrella like implant is placed in the LAA, a small pouch in your heart that is there for unknown reasons, but it risks the chance of getting blood clots. The Watchman makes sure there’s no blood in the LAA by…

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.