Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Fly on the Wall Smoke Alarm Buzzes into Your Home to Alert You to Fire

 |  |  |  |  |  April 2, 2013


Who says smoke alarms need to be nondescript beige boxes? Helsinki designer Paola Suhonen sured doesn’t think so, with her unique smoke detector that looks like a gigantic house fly.

lento_fly_smoke_detector_1

The Lento Smoke Alarm from Finland’s Jalo works just like any other smoke alarm, though you use the entire case of the alarm to silence the alarm or to test it, which is much nicer than trying to deal with that tiny pushbutton on most alarms. I wonder if you could use a fly swatter to turn it off.

lento_fly_smoke_detector_colors

I also like how it mounts to the ceiling using 3M tape instead of screws – it’s sort of like when a fly gets stuck in one of those gooey fly traps.

lento_fly_smoke_detector_ceiling

[via StrangeLine via Design You Trust]



Utility Blade Kitchen Knife

Utility Blade Kitchen Knife

Carving a Wood Lion

Carving a Wood Lion

Dango R-Spec Wallets

Dango R-Spec Wallets

Polestar 5 Prototype to be Revealed

Polestar 5 Prototype to be Revealed

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner is Crazy Fast and Crazy Luxurious

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner is Crazy Fast and Crazy Luxurious

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

Advertisement