Sense Sleep Tracker

The Sense sleep tracker from Hello, which begins shipping to consumers next month, raised an astounding $2.4 million on Kickstarter in August to become the 6th most funded tech campaign in the crowdfunding site’s history. Taking a different approach to “wearables” that can only track your … Continue reading

Haand x SL Geometric Mugs

  Adding a bit of bling to your breakfast, Haand x SL Geometric Mugs are a collaboration between designer Mark Warren of the North Carolina-based ceramic company Haand and Seattle-based jewelry designer Sarah Loertscher. The two artisans first met while … Continue reading

Stay-Brella by Nendo

This clever “stay-brella”— created by the Japanese design firm Nendo exclusively for Seibu department stores in Japan — has a forked handle design that gives it a foot to stand on when not in use. This little feature also allows … Continue reading

Halloweeny Things: Luxury Chocolate Skulls, Ghosts, and Pills from FIKA

Handcrafted by master chocolatier Håkan Mårtensson for the Manhattan-based coffee shop chain FIKA, these edible ghoulish skulls, pills, and ghosts are definitely not for handing out to the kiddies tomorrow. FIKA, which was named after the Swedish expression for coffee break, was opened in … Continue reading

Zipbuds Earbuds

There is an episode of the indie hit show Portlandia, where a couple is buying a housewarming present for a friend and ends up in a trendy “knot store” that literally sells different kinds of knots. The salesperson (played to … Continue reading