Best Technology Posts of 2016

There’s always something new in the technology world and we do our best to bring you the most cool and fascinating designs possible. From levitating bonsai trees to mini espresso makers for on-the-go to clocks that change our perception of time, we take a look back at the most popular technology posts of 2016.

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Best Technology Posts of 2016

10. MOON: A Lunar Mood Light Based Upon NASA Data
A topographically accurate lunar globe light by Oscar Lhermitte and London based design studio, Kudu.


9. Hoshinchu Air Bonsai Garden Defies Gravity
The Air Bonsai uses magnets to levitate small bonsai trees nearly an inch above a handmade ceramic base.


8. Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write
The Moleskine Smart Writing Set is a notebook, pen, and app trio that combine to transform an analogue experience into a digital one.


7. The Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35
We took the BeoSound 35 from Bang & Olufsen for a test drive and it was pretty awesome.


6. MOO Monogram Is a Business Card For Your Portfolio
Designed for creatives, this iOS app simplifies both creating and sharing digital portfolios across any device, with or without wi-fi.


5. Most Modest for the Home and the Workplace
Established by Justin Champaign, Most Modest specializes in craft-inspired technology goods that are beautifully minimalistic and purposefully designed.


4. The World’s Smallest Outdoor Espresso Maker
The minipresso is the world’s smallest outdoor espresso maker. Its tiny size and minimal weight means you can bring it with you on your next adventure.


3. Morpholio Brings Ease to Architectural Drawings with ScalePen
Morpholio launched an easier way to draw on the iPad in their popular app, Trace, with ScalePen, which will keep your line weights consistent.


2. UNIQFIND’s Marble MacBook Skins Offer Beautiful Protection
A collection of vinyl decals designed to adorn and protect Apple MacBook laptops with the look of tinted and monochromatic marble.

And the most popular technology post in 2016 is…


1. A 24-Hour Clock Designed to Change the Way You See Your Day
Today is a 24-hour clock that removes numbers and instead displays a gradient-like spectrum of the entire day, balancing dawn, noon, dusk, and midnight.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.