Product Design

This Suitcase Handle Wants to Help You Avoid Excess Baggage Fees

Taking the guesswork out of flying. 

A Functional Trike Made From Recycled Household Parts

Think beach chairs, scooters, and other junk just lying around.

This $350 Plunger Inspired by Abraham Lincoln Doesn't Actually Exist

Somebody is marketing a joke line of super-fancy, homemade toilet plungers.

People Are Less Likely to Recycle Stuff That's Crumpled, Cut Apart, or Deformed

The weird psychology of deciding what to do with your trash.

Philippe Starck Designs a Bike-Share Scooter-Cycle in France

Is this the hippest bicycle in the world?

A Rocking Chair for You and Your Dog or Cat

Because pets love to be swung back and forth, that's why.

The Bicycle Light That's a Threat to Thieves

A couple of MIT grads have developed a light that's 1) extremely hard to steal, and 2) shaped like a pistol.

Small Stuff for Small City Apartments

While most household products keep getting bigger, these designers are keeping city dwellers in mind