Made from recycled PET, the bottle has a plastic cap, making recycling easier. It takes up 40% less space and is 87% lighter than conventional bottles.
The company’s carton for 10 flat bottles, being launched at a packaging conference in Birmingham on Wednesday, would hold only four glass bottles of the same 75cl volume.
via Flat wine bottles could cut costs and emissions, says firm | Business | The Guardian
Some impressive savings from some innovative thinking – so much so that the wine industry have to put traditional glass bottles aside and look at this soon.
…instead of “the $100 laptop,” Bender wanted to call it “the Children’s Machine,” he says. “I think we got more mileage out of ‘The $100 Laptop’ at the time, because typical laptops cost over $1,000, so it was a very bold statement. But we got burned by that — because we set an expectation around price, rather than an expectation around what this machine was really for.”
via OLPC was going to give every child a laptop — then it all went wrong – The Verge
It’s not the fairytale ending the project was aiming for but it is helpful to get the OLPC story in full.
@studio_cheha yesterday announced the launch of 3rd Kickstarter campaign, “#BULBING 2D/3D LED lamps – Optimize Your Lighting Experience! ”. They are presenting DESKi, ZIGGi and CLASSi the newest members of the Studio Cheha “#byBULBING" family!
They have already reached the goal of £15,000 in one day!
Congratulations!!! And for those who want support the campaign the link is in our bio > @archiproducts
#archiproducts #design #studiocheha
2D acrylic shade with perspective shade detail!
Clever idea. Love them.
listen to your vinyl on the go with rocket and wink’s portable player
the ‘rawman 3000’ produces rich sound that can be compared to elaborate and sophisticated component stereo record player system, yet it’s so small that listeners can take it anywhere they go.
Love that they even made 7″, 10″ and 12″ size options.