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Currently Crowdfunding: A Speaker Made of Plastic Waste, a Portable Bike E-Motor, and More

Brought to you by MAKO Design + Invent, North America's leading design firm for taking your product idea from a sketch on a napkin to store shelves. Download Mako's Invention Guide for free here. Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where's the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundu...
Tags: Design, Crowdfunding, Gomi, MAKO Design Invent North America, PlatoWork

These marbled Bluetooth speakers are made from non-recyclable plastic waste

This plastic was said to be incapable of being recycled, but U.K.-based company Gomi found a way nonetheless. Each Gomi speaker is made from about 100 non-recyclable plastic bags of multiple colors, creating a unique, individualized look. The sustainable design company won a 10,000-pound grant from the Environment Now Programme in January 2018 to kick-start the project and were funded further by the Santander Big Ideas Competition later that year. Co-founded by Brighton-based sustainable desig...
Tags: Design, Brighton, U K, Gomi, Meades, Environment Now Programme, Tom Meades Gomi

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Anti-trolling tricks, stunning still lifes, smart fabrics and more from around the internet Gomi’s Plastic Waste Speaker Made from plastic waste (like bags and bubble wrap), Gomi’s portable speaker is a thoughtful and practical solution to traditionally non-recyclable plastic pollution. With sourced materials from local food wholesalers, each speaker is crafted from roughly 100 plastic bags, and the clever design allows for the speaker to …
Tags: Photography, Design, Sexism, Films, Rotten Tomatoes, Portraits, Sicily, Plastic Waste, Fabric, Linkaboutit, Link About It, The North Face, Zines, Goth, Gomi, Ikebana

Gomi’s Plastic Waste Speaker

Made from plastic waste (like bags and bubble wrap), Gomi’s portable speaker is a thoughtful and practical solution to traditionally non-recyclable plastic pollution. With sourced materials from local food wholesalers, each speaker is crafted from roughly 100 plastic bags, and the clever design allows for the speaker to be broken down into three pieces, which can then be melted and reused for future products. Read …
Tags: Design, Speakers, Tech, Sustainability, Pollution, Plastic, Recycling, Plastic Waste, Linkaboutit, Gomi

This colorful, marbled speaker is made from non-recyclable plastic waste

While plastic waste, to a certain degree, can be recycled, it’s just a small percentage of the total waste out there. Certain polymers grow past their ability to be recycled because of additives, impurities, stickers, prints, etc. and this is the plastic that causes the biggest problem because it just can’t be recycled.Brighton-based design studio Gomi is trying to be a part of the solution. The Gomi speaker, designed by the studio, uses these unrecyclable plastics as its primary raw material, t...
Tags: Music, Design, Bluetooth, Audio, Green, Plastic, Brighton, Speaker, Waste, Product Design, Portable Audio, LDPE, Gomi, Tom Meades

South Korea president unveils 'peace gift' puppies

North Korean "peace gift" dog Gomi gave birth two weeks ago, and the South has revealed the photos.
Tags: South Korea, News, Gomi

Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone? Refresh Your Feeds

, which tracks Gomi’s antics.Often maligned for selfies and flame wars, the internet is playing an important role in tracking down lost pets. But they still need collars.
Tags: News, Pets, Animal Abuse, Computers and the Internet, Mobile Applications, Gomi, Rights and Welfare, Lost and Found Property

Kim Jong Un's Murdered Brother Pleaded To Spare His Life 5 Years Ago

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Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Beijing, Kim Jong Un, Moscow, Tokyo, Geneva, Kim, Disneyland, Seoul, Macau, Huffington Post, Pyongyang

Watches made from obsolete 1" mechanical hard drives

French watchmaker Jean Jerome created the HDD Watch in 2014 with a successful Indiegogo campaign, recycling 1" hard drives for the movements. (more…)
Tags: Videos, Gadgets, Fashion, Video, News, Crowdfunding, Youtube, France, Horology, Dead Media, Gomi

Amazing photos from Kinshasa's scrap car-parts megamarket

The N’Djili district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo is home to an enormous market of scrap auto-parts, carefully salvaged from Japan's waste-stream and meticulously arrayed on blankets by merchants eking out a marginal existence. (more…)
Tags: Gadgets, Post, Business, Japan, News, Africa, Automotive, Congo, Recycling, KINSHASA, Drc, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo, Gomi, Knolling

Residents of Silicon Valley homeless camp clear 48,000 Lbs of garbage from creek, ask for housing

Silicon Valley's legendary housing crisis -- now several decades old -- has led to the establishment of semi-permanent homeless camps on public lands, including a notable camp on the banks of Coyote Creek, on Santa Clara County Water District land. (more…)
Tags: Post, Politics, News, California, Homelessness, Silicon Valley, Class War, 1 Percent, Urban Theory, Civics, Coyote Creek, Housing First, Gomi

Nunes, Aldo Bring Belts Back To Brazil At UFC 200; Lesnar, Cormier, Velasquez Score Big Wins

Las Vegas, NV - On a night full of the UFC's biggest stars, it was the unsuspecting Amanda Nunes who stole the show. A heavy underdog against women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate, Nunes needed less than four minutes to finish the fight, which was promoted to evening's main event just two days before the bout. Known for her fast starts and heavy striking, Nunes poured on the punches, landing crisp combinations to stun Tate. Tate provided little in the way of offense, as Nunes completed a tak...
Tags: Texas, News, Spain, Brazil, Ufc, Las Vegas, MMA, Huffington Post, Santos, KO, Conor Mcgregor, Marin, Miller, Hunt, Aldo, Jose Aldo

East Harlem's secret museum of gorgeous junk rescued from NYC's trash

You can't walk up to the Treasures in the Trash collection in the New York City Sanitation Department's east Harlem warehouse, but if you're lucky enough to get an in, you'll find retired sanitation worker Nelson Molina's meticulously organized displays of the wonders he rescued from the landfill. (more…)
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, NYC, Harlem, East Harlem, Nelson Molina, Gomi, Wunderkammer, New York City Sanitation Department

Things Organized Neatly: a book of knollish greatness

The Things Organized Neatly blog (previously), which celebrates the kentucky art of knolling, is now a gorgeous, essential book filled with photos of meticulously arranged wonders of all description. (more…)
Tags: Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Photography, Gift Guide, Design, Material Culture, Gomi, Knolling, Nice And Kentucky

Cycle and Recycle: gorgeous photos of the European recycling process

Paul Bulteel's forthcoming art book, Cycle & Recycle, collects the Belgian photographer's series of images from Europe's massive, advanced recycling program, which captures 43% of the region's waste (the EU is shooting for 65% of municipal waste by 2030). (more…)
Tags: Photos, Europe, Post, Books, Happy Mutants, Gift Guide, Environment, Eu, Trash, Paul Bulteel, Gomi, Graceful Decomposition Into The Material Stream