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TetraBox Light Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim. The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World Life hacks are little ways to make our lives easier. These low-budget tips and trick can help you organize and de-clutter space; prolong and preserve your products; or teach you something (e.g., tie a full Windsor) that you simply did not know before. Most of these came from a great post on tumblr. There is also a great subreddit ‘r/lifehacks‘ with some fantastic tips as well. 20. Separate egg yolks like a boss

Konstantin Grcic Skip to main content Konstantin Grcic Chairman of industrial design Browser Sort by: Popularity A-Z Date Loading... 8 Steps On How To Design And 3D Print Jewelry — LucasPlus Jewelry by Lucas Goossens Listed below are 8 steps on how to create your own jewelry using only your computer, a free 3D design program, and the help of a 3D printing company. This list is essentially the guideline to how I made my LucasPlus jewelry line. 1. Microfactory Local Motors, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Local Motors" or "We") provide service and content on,, and all other web properties owned or operated by Local Motors (the "Website") to you subject to the following Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). We may periodically change the Terms without notice, so please check back from time to time. These Terms of Service constitute a binding agreement between you and Local Motors governing your use of the Website and any/all content represented herein. By using and/or visiting the Website, or any other Websites owned and operated by Local Motors, you signify you understand and agree to both these Terms of Service and the Local Motors Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into the Local Motors Terms of Service, and is included in the Website. The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Local Motors.

Build a Barn Greenhouse I have been dying to show you my Mother's Day present. For years and years and years, I've been wanting a greenhouse. Up here in Alaska, the only way you are going to eat cucumbers or tomatoes off the vine is to grow a greenhouse. Or steal from your Mom's greenhouse. Big Rig Pedal Powered Desk The Big Rig is a large work desk and stationary bike combo that also happens to be a kinetic generator, producing power from your pedaling motions that you can use to charge gadgets, power laptops and electrocute yourself for whatever reason it might serve you. Sure, you may laugh at someone who chooses to torture themselves with bicycling endlessly just to create trickles of power, but when the apocalypse happens and the power grid goes down, whoever owns one of these things will end up the one laughing at your face. Created by Pedal Power, the contraption features a sufficiently large desk that looks spacious enough to hold two laptops and an extra 30-plus-inch display, so you can use it to read emails, update spreadsheets, or play games while pedaling on the bike mechanism. It features an adjustable seat for accommodating users of various heights, although the desk itself is fixed. Check It Out

Objets by Seung-Yong Song Chairs that double up as ladders, clotheshorses, shelves or lamps are part of a collection of furniture by Korean designer Seung-Yong Song. The first eight chairs each integrate a piece of furniture commonly found in a bedroom, but can also be grouped together to form a bed. A clothing line positioned atop a rocking chair is Objet E, which can move back and forth to gently help dry hanging garments.

3D Printing Design & Modeling Software Autodesk 123D DesignEasy-to-use yet powerful modeling tool with library of existing components or the ability to create from scratch. Also available for the iPad. Integrated and prints directly to Shapeways. Learn how 123D Design and Shapeways work together Windows, Mac, Online Service

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