Necessity is the mother of invention. And some designers take this to a whole new level. Here are 12 genius inventions that make more and more sense as we look at them.
Seriously, why didn’t anyone think of that before?
1. This device forecasts weather for you
Ken Kawamoto is a software engineer who loves to bring the digital world to the real one. He invented a device that would show weather in real-time. The Tempescope or the cloud lamp shows flashes of light if it’s predicting a thunderstorm, or rains if it’s going to rain. However, it cannot show snow yet.
2. Signal Indicator For Cyclists
A bicycle projector is a life-saving invention for cyclists. It allows a cyclist to indicate his next move to the drivers behind him, with the help of a projector attached to the seat. It works even when it’s really dark and doesn’t really need any inputs from the user.
3. Coffee with a kiss
These coffee cups give you a kiss, every time you take a sip. Jang Woo Seok, the designer says, ’I love both drinking coffee and kissing people,’ he says. ’Now I can do both at the same time.’. Do you agree?
4. Portable ladder for climbing trees
Here’s a portable ladder, to climb trees at any age! The CanopyStair can be fixed to any tree’s trunk, and voila, your path to climbing a tree safely is right here.
5. Soda Bottle Dispenser
This is a mini desktop water dispenser, suitable for soft drinks of any bottle size. Now you can keep the natural taste of the drink intact, without spilling the drink or losing the fizz.
6. Spherical Bath Tub
Russian designer Aleksandr Zhukovskii came up with a spherical tub, that would literally change your bathtub game!
7. Built-in Pill Cutter
Designed by WenZai Ye, DanDan Liao, JiaChen Du, GuangHao Wu, here’s a bottle of pills that comes with a built-in pill cutter. No need to find something else to split the pill into two. It comes with a safe-to-use pill cutter in the cap that anyone can operate.
8. Shower Speaker
Make your showers musical with a speaker that fits right in your shower’s head, and of course, it’s waterproof!
9. Baby Saddle For Dads
For dads who are always ‘on shoulder’ duty, SaddleBaby is here to take some load off your shoulders. Also, you are now hands-free and can easily multitask while being the best dad in the world.
10. Mirror Cups
D-Bros, a Japanese designer team have designed Waltz, a set of teacups and saucers. These mirror-like cups reflect the colorful patterns on their saucers, so you don’t have to match them all the time!
11. Shoes with removable heels
These pair of shoes convert into comfy flats within seconds. You can just, adjust the heels as per the occasion. Designer Tanya Heath came up with this idea, for women who have to carry a change of shoes, as they walk/drive to work. This is just genius.
12. Tree Stump Lamp
These lamps are made from real tree stumps and have light diodes placed inside the cracks.