This year, I had the honor of being invited to Maison & Objet 2017 to be a jury for the LES DECOUVERTES awards. Since 2010, these awards reward the most significant innovations and are selected by a jury composed exclusively of influential bloggers and web publishers.
Here is Taga , an amazing bike that turns into a stroller, and vice versa! This new gadget for active parents combines the advantages of the bicycle and the stroller with an innovative design.
Nomad Sensor is a futuristic gadget designed to help the visually impaired to perceive the world around them. This concept of headset created by the designer Jorge Paez proposes to decrypt the world thanks to sensors and cameras, to alert then its wearer with silent signals sent through bone conduction.
The famous painter Vincent Van Gogh today becomes an adorable figure! An amusing art toy that comes with an easel, reproductions of the greatest paintings of Vincent Van Gogh and of course a detachable ear.
Albert Clock is a clock that will improve your math skills! Imagined by designer Axel Schindlbeck , this clock replaces the classic display with equations to solve.
With Playmobil Ghostbusters , the famous ghost hunters invade the Playmobil universe! After the LEGO Ghostbusters and the LEGO Ghostbusters Reboot , it is now the turn of the toy brand Playmobil to unveil a collection of figurines inspired by the first two cult movies Ghostbusters .
Here’s the DOT Braille Smartwatch , an innovative connected watch for the visually impaired that can display time, tweets, emails, GPS information and other notifications with its tactile dots screen displaying Braille characters.
Here is Gatebox , an artificial intelligence taking the shape of a sexy hologram, which will be able to interact with you, but also to control the connected objects of your home.
What if you replace the corks of your wine bottles with condoms? Here are the Wine Condoms , a new gadget that offers to easily close your wine bottles with a black and opaque condom.
Here is the Infinite Galaxy Puzzle , an amazing puzzle that pays tribute to the immensity of the universe with a very special characteristic: this puzzle has neither beginning nor end.
To promote the launch of Resident Evil 7 , playable in virtual reality, Capcom also launches the 4D Zombie Candle , a strange scented candle with the smell of blood, sweat, fear and burnt wood.
A new step in terms of laziness and technology: here is the Smartduvet , a connected self-making bed! This weird invention, combining a smartphone application and an inflatable structure to slip into your duvet, will be able to unfold your duvet and make your bed for you.
After the Erotic Advent Calendar or the advent calendars for adults with beers, whiskeys and other spirits , here’s the Cheese Advent Calendar , an Advent calendar for all the cheese fans! In this Advent calendar imagined by Anne Hobson and her blog So Wrong It’s Nom , the traditional chocolates have been replaced with pieces of different cheeses.
After the keyboard, mouse, USB stick and the earrings , KFC Japan continues its promotional campaign by presenting two new WTF gadgets inspired by their famous fried chicken: an iPhone case and a pillow to nap in the shape of a leg of fried chicken! Perfect to go unnoticed in the street or at the office…
A few months ago we were talking about Niceballs , a pair of silicone balls to hang under your desk. This very twisted concept, originally conceived as a simple joke by the agency Imaginarte , has met such a massive success that this gadget is now becoming reality thanks to a Kickstarter campaign .