littleBits at MoMA Design Store

Oversized kinetic sculptures made of minuscule components take over

Small objects make big waves as the MoMA Design Store unveils a series of kinetic sculptures created from littleBits electronic elements. Essentially the Legos of electrical engineering, littleBits allow people young and old to imagine and create systems complete with light, sound and movement. Having carried littleBits in the MoMA Design Store and featured the line in the museum’s “Talk to Me” exhibition, the company …

Stromer Electric Bicycle

Swiss-made e-bikes boasting up to 33mph of kick with the look and feel of a city commuter

Best known for their chocolate, watches and banks, the Swiss are also quite skilled bicycle makers as it turns out. If the BMC + Lamborghini collaboration wasn’t proof enough, see Stromer and new ST1 pedal-assisted electric bicycle. Now available for the first time stateside, the highly engineered electric bicycle resembles more of a city cruiser than the moped-looking bikes your delivery man rides—a design shift …