The latest exhibition at the Design Museum looks at the many designs and cultures that have come out of California from the 1960s until today, and how it's impacted us all on a global scale.
Blurring the lines between art and technology, Tiny Cloud brings a little bit of drama into your home with lighting and sound that mimics that of a thundercloud. With the ability to switch it to a light, speaker or both, this piece of technology can still be enjoyed if you need a break from the thunder.
Created by Re-Do Studio alongside Ricardo Carneiro and Antoine Monnet, the Engine Block is intended to open up a world of opportunities for motor tools and vehicles. The block is an interchangeable engine, powering a series of different products from a motorbike to a boat motor.
Students from the Royal College of Art have invented a virtual reality tool that allows designers to sketch in three dimensions. Consisting of a tablet and stylus, the 'Gravity' Tablet can link to any augmented reality headset and allows any user to draw in 3D without a screen or computer.
It's his latest project however that we find particularly fascinating, 'Reading My Body'. A sound controller that uses a tattoo as a musical score, it is in essence a musical hybrid. We're not fully convinced as to whether its going to overtake the violin any time soon, but an interesting concept all the same.
The new Lytro Illum camera has a couple of tricks up its rhetorical sleeve which helps it stand out from the competition. The second version of the light field camera, it may look traditional in shape but allows users to refocus after capture - effectively making blurred photos a thing of the past.