I've already geeked out and picked my top 10 choices for the 2009 Green Gadgets Design Competition. What are yours?
Mon, Feb 09 2009 at 9:13 AM
With Greener Gadgets 2009
taking place at the end of this month, votes are rollin’ in for the Core 77
-sponsored international design competition
portion of the conference. The fierce competition goes down on Feb. 27 in New York City, but anyone can cast a vote for their top 10 favorite (out of the 50 finalists) green gadgets until Feb. 20.
With a focus on consumer electronics, not all of the entries are for use in the home. And in my humble opinion, some nearly fall into the borderline useless category
. But all and all, there’s no shortage of great, innovative ideas in the running. Below are the 10 gadgets — all home-related — that I voted for.
- cardboardcase by Francesco Biasci and Martina Becattini (Italy)
- WattBlocks by Frog Design (US)
- Bware Water Meter by Ariel Drach (Israel)
- CompostAll by Frog Design (US)
- Blight by Vincent Gerkens (Belgium)
- Standby Monsters by Rachel Turner (UK)
- Urban Fan by William Oltman (US)
- Indoor Drying Rack by Rob Podell (US)
- Enviro’clock Bandage by John Leung (Australia)
- Laundry Pod by RKS Design Team (US)
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