Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Spike Away Vest Preserves Your Personal Space in Public Places

by Hazel Chua

There are days when you want to be with people. There are times when you just want to be alone. So when people overstep boundaries and cross the line into your personal space when you’re in the latter mood, it gets more than just annoying.

Prevent that from happening ever again – at least, in the physical sense – with the Spike Away vest.

Spike Awayzoom in

As the name implies, the entire vest is riddled with spikes. It’ll turn heads, but it’ll keep people away because it frankly looks scary and will probably cause a lot of pain if you bump into it head-on. The piece was created by Singapore industrial designer Siew Ming Cheng, who used off the shelf materials, including strips designed to keep pests out of gardens to make the prototype.

Spike Away1zoom in

Cheng explained: “Trains are usually crowded during peak hours. Everybody will push each other to try and get onto the train. How can I protect my personal space? The idea was then conceived.”

While the Spike Away is just a one-off concept at this point, Cheng could sell millions of these to daily commuters – especially if the spikes were sharper.

[via C|NET]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Acer Revo Build Modular Mini PC: Revo Stacko

Acer Revo Build Modular Mini PC: Revo Stacko

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

R2-D2 Bento Box: May the Lunch Be with You

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

A New King T-shirt Mashes Star Wars with The Sword in the Stone

Parents Give Son\

Parents Give Son's Bedroom a Portal Makeover: You'll Always Be Test Subject #1

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by