Sometimes it’s true that everything ingenious is simple and obvious. That’s why looking at some design solutions or devices to make the life easier makes you think: “Wow, it’s so simple but that’s exactly what I’ve been missing my entire life! How come nobody figured it out earlier?” We decided to collect for you examples of such little things that make people’s life easier, more convenient and interesting.

1. Crosswalk projected on a dirty winter road


Such crosswalk is impossible not to notice, and it never will get covered with snow.

2. My desk fan also doubles as a clock face


4. My husband’s fully reflective iridescent rain set


5. This rooftop for bicycles so the saddle won’t get wet


6. My new turtleneck has an incorporated face mask


However, this solution also has its own minuses: if you use the mask, you will have to wash the whole turtleneck more often as well. But in case of an emergency when you forget your medical mask at home this option can be helpful.

7. This museum in Berlin has “touchable” versions of their paintings for blind people


8. This baby store has different surfaces to “road test” the strollers


9. A magnet bracelet for holding on to screws


10. Refillable detergent in Prague, Czech


11. This refrigerator has revolving levels so you can reach everything easily


12. This elevator with feet buttons


It’s a nice solution for the period of pandemic, so you don’t have to touch surfaces with your hands.

13. This pizza box gives suggestions for alternate uses


According to the producer, this box can be turned into a house for your cat or used for growing plants. It can also serve as a sleigh or building material for a couch fort. The pizza box may become a costume, an umbrella or a decoration for your wall. You can throw it like a Frisbee or put paint cans on it during renovation works. That’s how multi-functional it is!

14. A suitcase that can measure its own weight


15. The fitted sheet in this sheet set is marked for easier bed making


16. Train seats in Japan facing outwards so you can see the scenery


17. This airplane sleeping mask has different sides depending on if you want the flight attendant to wake you up for meals or not