House & Home (128)
Plug, twist and save!
Dialug is an electrical outlet that integrates a timer in the socket. It can be set for however long your device needs the power source and guarantees you don’t overcharge any devices unnecessarily.
Why it matters
Resources are getting more scarce and green credentials are something that consumers are looking for in products. The Dialug plug is a stylish and handy way of doing your part for the environment. Is this the beginning of the rise of eco-friendly design integrated into fundamental functionality?
A Chinese architect created a revolutionary house inside his 32 metre squared apartment (where he lives with both parents and two sisters). He created 24 different environments, including a living room, kitchen, bathroom, home cinema, guest room, TV room, service area and library, all with a revolutionary technique incorporating wheels and moveable walls.
The female marketplace for DIY has grown rapidly in recent years with retailers increasingly tailoring their product offerings to women. Now Karwei, one of the Netherlands’ largest DIY chains, has launched ‘Ziezo’, which claims to be the first DIY magazine aimed solely at women.