Production BMW i8
A phone only lasts a couple of years before it breaks or becomes obsolete. Although it’s often just one part which killed it, we throw everything away since it’s almost impossible to repair or upgrade.
Phonebloks is made of detachable bloks. The bloks are connected to the base which locks everything together into a solid phone. If a blok breaks you can easily replace it; if it’s getting old, you can upgrade it.
The ‘Gravity Stool’ by Jólan van der Wiel is in dialogue with a natural phenomenon. It obtains its unique shape by a cooperation between magnetic fields and the power of gravity. Click on image to see how.
Nice concept sketch by Rhett Miles. Via Core77
Industrial design ideas Part II