“Colouring Book” by Deirdre Dyson

The London-based carpet designer embarks on a playful marketing approach

This finely crafted coloring book is the work of carpet designer Deirdre Dyson and we’re big fans of her playful, but sophisticated, approach to marketing. Because sketching and coloring carpet and textile design is intrinsic to the preliminary product development, Dyson has extended the fruits of the process into a byproduct for a younger audience. Though the coloring book doesn’t capture her knack for fusions …

Whistle

Monitor your dog's daily activity and health with the sensor iPhone app

Nike Fuelband, Jawbone UP, Fitbit Flex—there’s no shortage of personal tech accessories to aid in the always popular search for the quantified self. But what about the number two in your life? Thankfully, there’s Whistle, an on-collar monitor to measure your pet’s activity. By working with an accompanying iPhone app, you’ll be able to track your little buddy’s daily regimen of walking, playing and resting. …

Fitbit Flex

The latest wearable activity monitor features a low-energy Bluetooth sync and streamlined design

Personal activity monitors are among the most common wearable computers, though their sophistication has advanced significantly since the days of the pager-like pedometer. The best of these devices have migrated from the hip to the wrist and offer highly detailed insight aimed to help people live healthier lives. Whether it’s through gamification with the Nike FuelBand or the rich visuals of the Jawbone UP, the …