Uplus is the ultimate modular office system

It’s probably fair to assume that, like us, you spend an unhealthy amount of time at your desk. Whilst this is far from ideal, we may as well have a desk that allows us to work efficiently. The last two decades have seen a significant shift in the usability of the technology we use at work, but a lot of the time our desks don’t effectively reflect or accommodate this change. Until now.

The Uplus is a modular office system that beautifully blurs the lines between furniture and technology, to create a productivity-inducing work zone! The height adjustable platform features gently curved edges that create a softer, more approachable aesthetic, but it’s beneath this panel where the magic happens! A network of carefully positioned channels holds an abundance of power sources which help transform the desk into a work zone! Screen modules can be clipped into the edges, removing the need for a bulky, intrusive monitor, whilst wireless charging removes the need for distracting cables. This is certainly a desk we wouldn’t mind sitting at!

Designer: Christoph Andrejcic

Organize your workspace with this 12-in-1 modular desk organizer

Throughout the working day, our desks can become cluttered and deeply unorganized messes that limit our potential through creating distractions and reducing efficiency. This is only made worse by the abundance of cables that weave around our desks. We need something that contains all the essential items and places them within one organized location. The Stealtho Desk organizer is here to do just that; It carries an array of features that keep everything you need in one tidy place!

Stealtho is the combination of both a humble desk organizer and Qi Wireless charger. This allows for easy access to essential writing equipment, whilst your phone can be simultaneously charged on the upright stand. With Stealtho, annoying dongles are a thing of the past; built-in to its base is a USB hub that enables efficient data-transfer or the charging of mobile devices.

This is certainly a productivity-increasing desk accessory that is packed full of functions to make your working day pass-by as smoothly as possible.

Designer: Vitaliy Savriga

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The Stealtho is a 12-in-1 modular desk organizer that pulls everything you require into a single, customizable and more functional location.

The first thing they combined was a desktop organizer and Qi Wireless Charger. This component gives you an easily accessible station for pens, markers, pencils and more, all while serving as a convenient charging station for your phone.

Their wireless charger is based on the Qi standard 10w output, which makes it compatible with a large range of Apple, Samsung, Sony, Nokia and other devices.

Get rid of wires and adapters for your MacBook, Air and Pro and save some cash!

Built into the utensil organizer and charger component is a USB hub. The hub allows you to quickly charge your tablet, laptop and power bank, and to use USB flash drives. You also can read micro SD cards from other devices, getting the data directly to your computer for your projects. The standard HDMI 2.0 port brings you the best in audio/visual quality.

The complete 12-in-1 STEALTHO organizer includes the following on the USB hub: 2 x USB3.0; 2 x USB type C; micro SD card reader; HDMI 2.0.

The tilt of the charging station is designed to give you the perfect viewing angle for device screens, making hands-free communication on popular platforms like Skype physically easier and more enticing. No more being distracted by an achy neck or grip!

Non-slip and non-scratching magnetic base.

A snap-and-fit style design that allows you to rearrange each piece of the organizer.

When your mobile phone is already charged, you can use the charging pad as a quick notes and writing board.

The sticky notes stand is also multifunctional. Use it as a copyholder to keep documents at the ready for reference. If you’re a music lover or just need some white noise to concentrate, use the stand to hold a pair of high-quality headphones.

Need a place to hold pushpins, paper clips and other small supplies? The sticky notes holder offers the perfect tray. The other side features four slots for your most valuable business cards, money or similar items.

Great idea? Need to remember a fact? The Post-it holder means paper is always there when you need it. If stickies aren’t your style, use this space to hold keys, earbuds or other items.

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Speakers that let you design your own surround sound

The Museg is a pretty neat looking guitar-pick-shaped speaker. Unlike most speakers that are either squarish, cylindrical, or circular, the Museg’s use of a triangular form feels slightly unusual, but makes it deservingly eye-catching.

However, it isn’t Museg’s shape that’s worth lauding, it’s its ability to use its shape along with modularity to be portable when you want it, and an immersive music setup when you need. When used individually, the Museg is a slim speaker that’s great to use solo. It throws audio in a 120° wide cone, making it ideal for carrying around with you. However, snap two speakers together and you’ve got a synced audio unit that fits well in corners, throwing sound in a conveniently wide 240° cone. The Museg, in its dual-setup works great when placed against a wall, like on a cabinet/mantelpiece. If you want the Museg to be placed in the center of a room, pair three of them together to get an immersive 360° experience. The Museg’s ability to be used in a single, dual, and triple setup means it can be used as a personal audio device, or a space-specific audio device too. The units conveniently pair when near each other, and the logo on the upper part of the speaker grille even has a pretty intuitive way of letting you know when two or more speakers have synced together. Pretty nifty, no?

Designer: Jake Naish

The QuadraOpus is any sort of furniture you want it to be

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The bachelor in me has nothing but appreciation for the QuadraOpus. Designed for small apartments with not enough space for a lot of furniture, the Quadraopus can be anything you need, from a shelf, to a table, to even a bench with or without armrests. In fact, the name QuadraOpus comes from the four basic needs the product aims at fulfilling… Shoe-rack, Storage, Seating, and Table.

The QuadraOpus by Anupria Singh, an industrial design student from India, form building blocks of domestic furniture. Comprising three wooden panels and four bent pipe members, the individual units of the QuadraOpus can be used as single entities, forming footstools, tables and mantelpieces, or can be stacked one upon other to make taller stools/benches, chairs, complex bookshelves, and much more. Their abstract shape opens them up to interpretation, letting you use them in a way that suits your needs best.

“Keeping in mind that the furniture is modular (and requires multiple units), white Sal wood was used to make the pieces. As it is a relatively cheaper wood this allows for the product to be affordable to those on a budget. Powder coated brass pipes were used, which were then painted white to complement the wood’s light color. The pieces are sturdy enough to stand on their own and can take up to 60 kgs of weight comfortably.” The product was developed in Auroville, a self-governed, experimental township and community in southern India. Designed to cater to the minimal, simple life of Auroville’s residents, the QuadraOpus dons many hats, becoming any sort of furniture its user needs. And when all is said and done, the individual units nest within each other to occupy less space, allowing you to stow them away for another day!

Designer: Anupria Singh

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The Stackup is Modular, Kitchen-friendly, and Eco-friendly

The Stackup Block Bottle is one of those projects you see in every tenth student portfolio, but somehow the massive, multi-billion dollar plastics industry never really accepted the idea of blow-molded containers that would modularly fit on top of one and another. It’s a good thing Kickstarter, the disruptor that it is, provides a platform for independent makers and creators to go ahead and build products that come from the minds of problem-solving consumers, rather than large, money-minded conglomerates.

Kickstarter, in that regard, is a perfect launchpad for the Stackup. This modular kit for building and customizing bottles allows you to use multiple members to create storage that suits your needs. With different modules that thread/screw into one another, you can build long or short bottles, and even bottles with divisions in them, giving you the ability to practically create the container you need from the ground up.

The Stackup containers come with threading on both ends, allowing multiple modules to fasten to each other. Modules come in different colors, allowing you to create a colorful food-storage totem-pole of your choice, and some modules come with bases while others don’t, letting you to either create a stacked set of containers, or an extendable single container, depending on what you’re storing. It also means the Stackup modules can be kept in an organized fashion, fixed to one another rather than being haphazardly stored in different places.

Stackup’s bottles come made from Tritan, a highly safe, BPA-free plastic often used in baby-bottles. Designed to be food grade and also to work well with both hot as well as cold items, Tritan is relatively inert and doesn’t release toxic chemicals like other plastics. Plus, with its tough 6mm thick walls, Stackup’s containers can quite literally take a beating without breaking or denting. Use it to store solids or liquids, both hot and cold, keep it in the sun or in your fridge, carry it around in your hand, dock it in a cup-holder, or stash it in your kitchen cabinets, Stackup’s modular, tough, and innovative construction lets you use food-containers the way you see fit. Besides, with the colored modules, you can even color-code your belongings or artistically express yourself!

Designer: Eunbi Jang

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The Stackup Block Bottle is a tumbler/container with a modular design that allows users to choose a variety of designs and capacity sizes. The cylinder-shaped modules can be disassembled to form individual blocks which makes it easier to wash and dry.

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Transform the design depending on the amount of food and liquid you want to carry with you.

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If you attach the separation screen in between each block during assembly, you can create a lunchbox with separate compartments for different foods.

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Alternatively, if you assemble the Block Bottle without a separation screen the end result is a bottle.

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Keep your table and space inside your bag or cupboard neat. Instead of carrying multiple containers separately for different types of foods, simply place them in one of the Stackup’s blocks and assemble them together to create one convenient container.

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It is absolutely safe to store foods and liquids at temperatures between -4℉ ~ 228℉ (-20℃~109℃). You can add boiling water or place Stackup in the freezer without having any worries. Stackup is BPA-free with ‘Tritan’, a non-toxic eco-friendly material, which is traditionally used in baby bottles.

Despite having 0.27 inches (6 mm) thick walls, Stackup boasts extreme durability. It will not bend or break even upon impact and the rubber sealing prevents anything from leaking out of the container.

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