Tielen Perpetual Calendar

We love the Tielen Perpetual Calendar for its simple design and, well, perpetual usefulness. Apparently some folks in Sweden liked it too recently awarding the prototype a European Design Award last week in Stockholm. Graphic designer Sander Tielen used the versatility of the digital numeral "8," creating different colored cards that slide in behind a black front to display the date with an appealingly clean …

Mindset Six50: Electric/Solar/Gas Hybrid Car

A new auto industry start-up, Mindset hopes to help change our gas guzzling ways by introducing the Six50, a new Li-Ion battery powered electric/gas hybrid that reportedly gets 800 kilometer (496 miles) per charge and tank. Rooftop-mounted solar panels also assist battery charging if need be. In response to an auto industry that is "too big, too heavy, too expensive," co-founder of Mindset and former …

Bagjack x Beinghunted Messenger Bag 1-B

Bagjack, well-known for their utility bags in Europe and Japan, collaborated with our friends at Beinghunted to create the 1-B Messenger bag back in 2005. This year, they reissued it for the holidays, but bigger! In fact, it fits a shoe box plus some. The innovative three-point strap system enables one pull tightening of the shoulder strap, perfect for when you're on your bike. Lightweight …