Springwise Daily | Musical ice cream, jewelry doubles as a smart rape alarm, and a modelling agency for alternative models


March 31, 2014.

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Ice cream offers a musical accompaniment with each lick

Lickestra is an art performance featuring ice cream that acts as a musical instrument when it’s licked. READ MORE...


Customizable jewelry range features a smart rape alarm

Cuff is a collection of stylish jewelry products that come with a discreet and detachable Bluetooth module that, when pressed, lets friends and family know if wearers are in trouble. READ MORE...

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Fashion agency only uses alternative models

Anti-Agency offers a roster of unusual, creative and punky models to give fashion campaigns a more ‘real’ edge. READ MORE...



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The President and Chief Creative Officer of Nooka talks about his techno-progressivist design philosophy.
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The unique shape of "L'Arbre Blanc" takes its inspiration from nature.
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The best ideas come from the living room, not the board room, says Nikki Kaufman of Quirky and Normal.
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The Nike Airline Collaboration concept envisions what a partnership between Nike and some of today's top airlines would look like.
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Unsound is working with a perfumer to create a unique line of perfumes linked to various musicians.
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The New Lucky Restaurant in India is built on top of an old cemetery, where people eat amongst above-ground coffins.
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Brooklyn-based illustrator Jon Burgerman creates a unique cycle of Internet content.
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Former frat boys aim to put automated organic farming directly into households to cut environmental and financial costs,
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Facebook's new Connectivity Lab is working on aerial technologies that will make affordable Internet access possible around the world.
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Wikipedia testing a redesign, cafes experience large growth and Google plays with ad display in Gmail.
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Portraits created from DNA, a road elevator for bikes and an edible water bottle were top stories this week.
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MyDx can test for harmful chemicals in solids, liquids, and gases.
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The President of design company Quirky chats about the magic that happens when you harness the creative potential of the crowd.
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A new ed-tech startup hopes to be Cupid's arrow for talented students and unique universities.
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Optical sensor that can be added to computer chips for minimal cost.
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Pilots from a Spanish pilot school used the device with a training app in the cockpit to demonstrate the benefits of the device.
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A sofa made of lava and carbon fiber, packaging that disappears, and a moped built by a camera guru.
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Boske is made out of a wooden frame and mechanical pieces made out of recycled aluminum.
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Aspiring account executive creates a miniature version of herself as a way to get noticed.
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Playlists based on the daily forecast will appeal to your mood.
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The Animals series designed by Italian firm Parson creates a more aesthetically pleasing alternative to security equipment.
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Facerift lets users browse the social network in virtual reality.
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Model maker Luke Aan De Wiel has created an intricate series of sets with photographer Andy Rudak.
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Find out why a PSFK CONFERENCE 2014 speaker is tracking every minute of her life.
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Instagram passes Twitter on US mobile users and Kim Dotcom launches political party.
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The graphic lays out dining etiquette from around the world.
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Avbl hosts freelancer profiles and organizes their availability to usher in a new era of skill search.
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