Here is Today

Here is today. If you’re worrying about tommorrow or the week after, it’s time to put things in perspective. Luke Twyman (White Vinyl Design) has made an interactive look at time. You can click through until 13798 million years ago. Quite some perspective right? Now start clicking!


Vessyl is an ordinary-seeming cup with a fairly extraordinary hidden feature: It always knows what’s inside of it. Using sensors built into its inner walls, it automatically analyzes the molecules of whatever liquid you pour in. It tracks what’s important to you all automatically.



Nod Labs today announces Nod, the most advanced gesture control ring that allows you to engage objects from your movements as if by magic. Nod serves as a universal controller, allowing you to effortlessly communicate with all of the smart devices in your connected life.

Monument Valley

Inspired by the art of M.C. Escher, Japanese prints and minimalist 3D design, each level of the Monument Valley iOS game is a unique, hand-crafted combination of puzzle, graphic design and architecture. Like listening to an album or walking through a museum for the first time, Monument Valley is about discovery, perception and meaningful beauty.


Connected appliances have the potential to be better designed, with new features, new services, and even new business models. Cloudwash is a prototype washing machine. Berg created Cloudwash to explore how connectivity will change the appliances in our homes, and to figure out what new features will be possible.


DJing is great fun and full of creative possibilities but often means having to buy expensive gear and be limited to only use music from local files. Pacemaker for iPad completely changes this with its beautiful interface, ease of use and Spotify’s music library built right in.



Lapka BAM is a beautifully designed accessory for your phone that estimates blood alcohol content from a breath sample and allows you to track your measurements over time, compare them with friends and shape the party. The device fits in your palm, and when you hold it in a fist, the edge of your hand becomes the mouthpiece. The device is wireless — no synchronization is required. It calibrates automatically and professionally via Lapka servers using your device ID.


Knock is an app that turns your iPhone into an incredibly secure password for your Mac. Knock isn’t like other apps. It’s always ready, so you can use Knock even when your phone is in your pocket. Just knock twice, and your Mac unlocks. That’s it. Knock uses Bluetooth Low Energy, which means your iPhone’s battery won’t feel a thing.

Knock is available for an introductory price of $3.99 in the App Store, and as a free Mac app at

Authentic Weather

Weather apps, we’re at three zabillion and still counting. Authentic Weather is clearly different though. Designer Tobias van Schneider has made an app that straight up tells you what to expect. When it rains “It’s fucking raining right now” according to the app. Checking the weather will be more honest than ever and make you smile at the same time. Let the “clear fucking skies” come this way please! Authentic Weather currently only comes on Blackberrys, but will soon be available for Iphones.


Currency is a travel inspired currency converter. It is a snappy way to convert currencies between countries while out exploring the world. Its illustrative yet minimal interface will be one of the prettiest apps on your phone. Currency features intuitive interactions that push the boundaries of mobile design. Available in App Store


Math is beautiful. Arithmetic is simple. Rechner is both. Experience the world’s first minimalist gesture based calculator. We sought to create a calculator that is as beautiful as it is simple. Rechner is that calculator.

Consumer printing is still a complicated and painful experience. Artefact Group created ‘See What You Print’. A printer which is as simple as it’s name. Perfect, this is how printing should work.

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