Here at Giz, we're all fans of facial hair. And though not all of us prefer having hair on our faces, we know a good 'stache when we see one.
When we see gadget concepts, they are in some sense finished products, whether they're prototypes, mock-ups, or shiny computer renders. But what comes before that? As seen in these beautiful sketches for Core 77's Invitational Design Competition: fantastic, unbridled brainstorming.
There's only one day left of voting at Core77's second annual Greener Gadgets design competition, and there are a lot of crazy product concepts to check out, some that may actually save the world one day. Plus, most are made of white and green plastic so there—automatic carbon reduction! [Core77]
Dutch designer Gert-Jan van Breugel has come up with the idea of a degradable cellphone. Remove the antenna, battery and print board, chuck the bio-plastic and bamboo body of the phone on the compost heap, and in a few weeks, bamboo seeds inside the phone will grow and turn your former communication device into a…