09 Aug '13, 8pm

10 products from The Future of Home Living that we've seen before

Stepping inside of PSFK’s The Future of Home Living pop-up exhibition in Manhattan, I couldn’t help feel that I was, well, I was coming home. Although the thoughtfully staged and curated 5,000-square-foot mock apartment set-up featured a bevy of products and services — both conceptual and on-the-market — that were new to me (WiFi-enabled doorbells! Milk jugs with built-in sensors! Foldable kayaks!), a hefty chunk of the items showcased, both physically present and rendered via clever illustration, were a familiar sight as they’ve been previously featured here on MNN over the years. And, yes, a couple of items that can be found in my own apartment. Backing up a bit, the interactive Future of Home Living exhibition — open to the public for free through Aug. 16 on the corner of 6th Ave. and 15th St. — was conceived by Piers Fawkes’ trend-spotting think-tank par excellence , P...

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