VIZcap

In response to underperforming health, sports, and medicinal drinks that lose potency as they sit on shelves, VIZcap is a new technology that releases vitamins, minerals and other supplements into the water at the time of consumption making for a more effective and potent beverage. The patent pending design is a twist-top consisting of an air-tight chamber which houses the supplements, and a plunger that …

Ellsworth: The Ride

Better known for their mountain bikes, Ellworth's The Ride is a new kind of street bicycle and the first to use the revolutionary NuVinci hub (originally developed by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1490). Instead of the complicated, hard-to-maintain derailleur systems, which drop chains, skip gears, and jolt your knees and lower back, the NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission utilizes tilting spheres to allow seamless …

Matthias Pliessnig: Capsule

Although strictly sculptural, those with a bit of imagination could use Capsule as one of the nicest note/cigar holders out there. Matthias Pliessnig designed Capsule to contain its own plans rolled up inside (above right inset). Made of ebonized walnut and steel, the box is held shut by a mechanism inside—pushing the metal button at the tip opens the lid. Better known for his furniture, …