Posts Categorized: Slovenia

Cemetery visits with an interactive twist

Interactive tombstone created by a Slovenian company lets you digitally connect with your deceased relatives and loved ones.

Sydney’s e-paper road signs are smart and energy efficient

The Australian Road and Maritime Services recently installed Visionect’s smart e-paper technology into road signs across Sydney.

Kids’ chair adjusts as they grow

The Froc is an adjustable chair from Slovenia that is suitable for children between 6 months and 10 years old.

Colour-changing home appliances by Karim Rashid

Add / Remove High-end appliance manufacturer Gorenje is showing ovens and fridges in a different light through their recent collaboration with New York-based designer Karim Rashid. Appliances in Gorenje’s new line feature colour-adjustable LED strips, making the Slovenian company the first home appliance manufacturer to offer a solution that allows the users to change the […]

Slovenia airport sends tourist info via Bluetooth

Add / Remove At the baggage claim area of Jože Pučnik Airport in Ljubljana, Slovenia, travellers can pick up more than just their luggage. Using the Bluetooth feature on their mobile phones, they can download tourist information and coupons for their stay in Slovenia. Through a campaign devised by the Slovenian Tourist Board in cooperation […]

Branded brands in the kitchen: a made-for-iPod refrigerator

Add / Remove Branded brand spottings have been relatively few and far between on Springwise since we covered the miCoach fitness-focused cell phone from Samsung and adidas earlier this year. Recently, however, one of our spotters sent in news of a shining new example coming out of Slovenia. Following in the tracks of cars that […]

Laundromats popping up at music festivals

Add / Remove Continuing the tradition of using shipping containers to house all things pop-up, a spotting from the Netherlands caught our eye. At music festival Lowlands, which took place this weekend, jeans brand Wrangler offered festival goers a much needed service: laundry. And at 18 meters wide and 9 meters high, the Wrangler Laundromat […]

Branded brands | Update

Add / Remove As demanding, experienced consumers hunt for the best of the best, it’s no wonder that brands are combining their respective core competencies into new and desirable products and services. A few recent examples from the world of branded brands: NIKE + IPOD Nike and Apple created the Nike+iPod Sport Kit (retailing at […]