A single-serving of butter whose seal is also a knife, a coffee cup that stops drips from running all the way down to the countertop, and a single-egg carton: These brilliant inventions prove once more that it’s the little things take make all the difference, especially when it comes to design.
Bright Side wants to celebrate the creators who came up with these devices that solve all sorts of tiny problems, making our lives a bit easier.
1. This single-serving butter’s seal is also a knife.
2. Creative napkins at a restaurant
3. This plug that doesn’t bother others plugs.
4. “The shower in my hotel has a little cutout so you can turn it on before getting in.”
5. “My local brand of toilet paper puts a to-go roll in each regular roll.”
6. This USB charger plugs into a power socket.
7. A mug that stops coffee from running all of the way down to the countertop
8. A young man invented “Water You Can Eat” to help dementia patients like his grandma stay hydrated.
9. This kettle fits in to a tilting mount to help people with arthritis pour their tea.
10. This table perfectly houses it’s chairs.
11. “This drawer in my kitchen is made to dispense paper towels.”
12. This is a ball made of honey that you can drop into your tea.
13. Had a volunteer help me make these stools out of our discarded books for new library seating.
14. The Itsukushima Shinto Shrine appears on this dish when sauce is poured on it.
15. This keypad randomizes the numbers every time so someone doesn’t figure out the password from your hand movements.
16. Our refrigerator has revolving shelves so you can reach everything easily.
17. Measuring cups designed to visually represent fractions for intuitive use
18. A lounge chair built into the dock
19. A bench that folds down for when bus gets busier
20. This USB-C cable’s cord spells “top” in Braille.
21. “My roommate’s spatula has a stand so that the part that touches your food, doesn’t touch the counter.”
22. “My new set of sheets came with a handy little pocket.”
23. Bikes with airless tires
24. Drawers that work in corners
25. “A single egg carton”
How cool are these, right? Please leave any fascinating creations that you know of, like the ones you saw above or ones that you have designed yourself, in the comment section!