The Hart Framing Hammer incorporates multiple features, such as a side strike, magnetic nail set, side nail puller and rebar bender while maximizing weight and balance for optimal user comfort and usability. It also retains the traditional qualities of polished steel as well as strong handle materials, such as hickory, steel and fiberglass, all of which are recyclable.
Nuance is a dental composite delivery system for performing tooth repairs that dispenses light-cured nanoresin. The delivery syringe elevates the user experience with advanced ergonomics, multichannel feedback and improved environmental appropriateness, all while providing precise and measured extrusion of composite material designed to reduce waste and save money.
Solista is a digital instrument that uses a variety of sounds and techniques to create a layered mixed song. Furthermore, songs can be simultaneously created and shared by different users when Solista is connected to an iPhone, and they can be recorded in digital format without the need for microphones. Solista is a MIDI instrument that uses a variety of sounds and techniques to create a layered mixed song; melodies are layered with the melody neck, rhythms with the beat pads, and different musical genres of the melodies and/or beats are controlled with the buttons next to the iPhone on the headstock. Each melody or beat can be looped so the performer can focus on the subsequent layer of the song. Furthermore, songs can be simultaneously created and shared by different users when Solista is connected to an iPhone, creating a “Network Band,” which can also be recorded in digital format (microphones are not necessary).
The 30=80 Folding screen was envisioned out of a desire to optimize a wood board. Through strategic cuts, the 30=80 nearly triples the area of a single piece of wood with a material loss close to zero. This stylish and lightweight screen maximizes wood’s pliability while offering a bit of sophistication.
Credits: Oswaldo Mellone and Mariana Quinelato (Brasil)
RADIOBALL is a simple-to-use radio that invites users to discover stations and artists as they roll through the FM dial, something lost in modern digital interactions. When an interesting station is found, users can tag the location by inserting a marker into the corresponding location and annotating it with a dry erase marker.
Credits: Benoit Collette, Adam Kumpf and Tad Toulis, IDSA of TEAGUE
The Plantronics Voyager PRO Bluetooth headset combines sophisticated hardware, software and sensor technology, which provide a unified experience across communication platforms, from mobile phones to computer-based communication software, such as Skype. When you receive a call on your mobile phone using the headset, Skype knows you are busy and vice-versa, and you can answer calls just by placing the headset in your ear.
Credits: Joseph Yang, John Ledingham, Darrin Caddes, IDSA and Stann Sheperd of Plantronics Inc.
The Cobra iRadar combines radar, laser, speed and red-light camera detection technology with the power of the iPhone. It enables users to view radar alerts, control settings, log alert history, and be warned of upcoming speed and red-light cameras. In addition, users can share with each other in real time the locations of hazardous road conditions, speed trap areas, and photo-enforcement cameras.
Help is a collection of simple solutions for simple health problems that humanizes medicine. Each color-coded product states the basic health problem it addresses in straightforward human terms and offers a simple solution in the form of a pill without coatings, dyes or complications. The package communicates this approach, and a friendlier tone, with a pillow-like form made of soft paper pulp and biodegradable plastic.
Credits: Scott Chapps and Dave Malina of Chapps Mallina and Esther Mun of Little Fury
Compass is a modular system of interchangeable components that can be used to create applications for patient rooms, caregiver work areas and other clinical spaces. Different configurations provide storage for patient belongings, space for families to work and visit, and work surfaces and supply storage for caregivers. Designed to accommodate change, the components are easily assembled, removed, rearranged and refreshed.
Credits: Continuum design team with Herman Miller, Inc.
ZEA MARU helps save trees by replacing wooden floors with a wood-like design that is made of rapidly renewable corn-based polylactic acid. It is 100 percent formaldehyde-free and emits no toxic gas during its life, providing a healthier and safer environment for habitants.
Credits: Hannah Jeon, Seung Yop Son, Han Kyu Lee and of LG Hausys Design Center (South Korea)