Have you ever thought of a simple idea that you believed would be a great invention? We know we have! Some times it is the simplest of designs or inventions that help make everyone’s life more easier. It can even be a different way of packaging or architecture that can streamline an activity to be more faster or productive. We have gathered 75 simple ideas that are life changers! You have probably already thought of one or two yourself and will be shocked to see it is being used already.
If you are not a “handy” person, setting up any type of furniture is one of the most difficult experiences. This company has figured out how to help every person by a simple change, organizing the tools by steps. Genius!
This design lets every car be able to view what color the light is! It is the worst when a big truck is in front of a smaller car at a light because that car can never see the light! They just hope it is not changing yellow and continue to drive, well not with these traffic lights in Ukraine!
This pill bottle lid is very helpful, especially if you need to take medication at specific times. There is no reason to set an alarm or timer, just check the lid! If a person forgot if they took their medication, all they have to do is check the lid! No more guessing.
Delivery workers do not have to worry about dropping packages in these elevators to hit the buttons! They can just hit the button with their foot. What a time saver for all delivery employees.
There is not getting a flat tires on these bikes. Airless tires should be put on all bikes that are being made because getting a flat tire is the worst, especially when you are far away from home. This simple solution erases flat tires completely.
This laundry mat has figured out a great way for their patrons to stay busy during their laundry cycles, working out. Many people will choose this laundry mat over other ones without gym equipment because they can get two things done at once: laundry and working out! These laundry mats should be created by all college campuses.
Everyone understands the struggle of fitted sheets, its always unclear which way the sheet goes onto the bed. Well, with one simple addition to the sheet, tags, that problem is gone. There is no more guessing which way to put it on with these sheets.
This coffee shop is trying its best to not contribute to the overwhelming trash problem. Their used coffee grounds are packaged and offered as free compost for anyones garden, inventive and environmentally friendly.
One work company has given laptops to their employees that have an optional webcam cover. There will be no accidental video calls with that device. No one is watching any of these employees without their consent.
This bar installed a frost strip on their bar top to keep everyones drinks nice and cold! These patrons can sip on their drinks and not worry about their drink getting warm, all because of one frost strip. Smart!
One store has created a customer service system with their baskets. One color means that the customer needs assistance from the staff and the other color means the customer does not need staff assistance. This is a dream scenario for many introverts.
If you are a person that is not knowledgeable with cars, then these tires are for you! A message of “replace tire” appears when it is time. There is no need to guess with these tires, they will tell you themselves that they have been too used.
Sometimes it does not matter how long a person has lived with their fan, they still do not know which handle is for the light or for the fan. This easy solution solves that problem by adding a little fan and a little light on each of the handles.
Renting a car in a country that drives on the opposite side of the road, compared to what you are used to, can be terrifying! This rental car company in Ireland does not want to liable for any of their international customers, so they added a simple feature. A dashboard sticker that tells the driver which way the roads are directed.
Rwanda has created new traffic lights that are genius! These traffic lights have the timer next to the green and red lights to let drivers know how much longer they have. This is very convenient.
This shower handle tells the user exactly what the temperature is according to the movement of the handle. For people that love hot showers, it would probably be shocking to see how hot the water actually gets. For everyone else, it is nice to see if the water is getting too hot and know exactly where the handle needs to go!
Many people want to support local farmers and eat more organically but just do not have the time on their lunch break. This local farmer figured out a way to combat this issue, by creating their own vending machine. Their vending is much larger than most but is filled with choices straight from their farm.
When individuals are going through a tough time it can be hard to ask a complete stranger for help, such as a librarian. So, one library is combatting this issue by creating a “cheat sheet” of tough topics. This way people can get the books they need to help them without having to talk to strangers.
A hospital installed a fake skylight in the surgical waiting room. Waiting for the news of a loved one in surgery can be one of the longest experiences, so this hospital is trying to give them a little light. It is a small gesture but a great one.
Every person has a preference on brownie pieces. Many like the side pieces that are have one side more well done, while others only want middle pieces that are extra soft. Then there are some that like the corner pieces that are usually crunchy all the way around. Well, instead of hoping you bought the piece you want one restaurant has created a color coded system that makes sure you are getting the right brownie for you!
Are you a person that does not actually know the difference between coffee drinks but is too embarrassed to ask your local barista? One coffee shop understands that this is the case for many patrons, so they created a solution. Their menu explains what is inside every coffee drink with the price underneath. Simple and cute.
There is no need for bikers to carry their bikes awkwardly up these stairs because a tray has been installed that let’s them easily push it up or down. It is a simple design on the side of the stairs but is beyond helpful for all bikers. Simple solutions are usually the best solutions.
When a person is eating a snack straight out of the bag by the time they reach the bottom their entire hand can be greasy. One company combated this greasy problem by just adding one more perforation below the first one. That way a person can make the bag smaller and not have to put their entire hand into the bag.
Ordering a hat online can go awry simply because of bad packaging. The hat can arrive with the bill of the hat creased and it will never be the same. A design to combat this problem was simple, add air. The packaging of this hat is genius!
While smoking cigarettes are very unhealthy, smokers can still be environmentally friendly. A company has created a “Cigarette Butt Pouch” for smokers to collect their used cigarettes. It was given out with a cigarette pack purchase. The pouch includes prepaid stamp and can be mailed for free to the company that will recycle the cigarette butts for them.
One airport would rather have their waiting passengers read than play on their phone. The airport created a free service that gives any person a free short story to read while they wait. The person just needs to choose how long they have, one minute, three minutes, or five minutes.
Another airport is putting their passengers to work if they want to charge their technology. The charging station is powered by the pedaling of the users. That is one way to get exercise while still working or playing on technology.
Many people will use a highlighter but start highlighting the words above or below their intended line because they cannot see where the highlighter is exactly. A simple design was created for precise highlighter usage, creating an empty space on the highlighter itself, so people can see the exact area they are highlighting.
If you are traveling on a budget than this invention is perfect for you! An air mattress that fits into the backseat of a car has been created, so people can sleep comfortably in the backseat. There is no need to be uncomfortable when traveling on a budget with this invention.
When traveling to a new city or country you tend to use your phone more because it has navigation for you. This can add up your data pretty quickly, especially if it is internationally. One hotel knows this big concern, so they give a complimentary Android phone for all guests to use during their stay. There is no fee for data usage at all, how convenient!
Meeting a person over the internet for shopping reasons can be nerve wracking. We hear about horror stories way too much, so a city created a solution. There is a parking spot reserved for internet exchanges that is right in front of the police department.
Disposable batteries are really bad for the environment, so a company decided to sell rechargeable batteries. The batteries include a simple USB port that lets people recharge them. There is a reason their company is called Eco Juice.
This ski resort understands the issue with eating in their restaurant during the middle of skiing, the accessories are too much. They figured out an easy and clever way to store all the accessories in a better way. Every seat flips open for easy storage, so clever.
If you have ever shopped on a strict budget you know that every penny counts. Instead of having to put items back when you have gone over your budget these carts let you keep track of your prices as you shop. That is very convenient for all shoppers but even more so shoppers that need to stay within a price range.
A park installed a new swing design for toddlers, a second seat so the other person can swing with them. Instead of having to stand and push, the caretaker can be a part of the fun. The toddlers will love swinging with another person, what an easy design to create fun memories.
Viewing UPS trucks from above shines a light on a whole new view of the truck, translucent roofs. Instead of having to search for packages in the dark with small lights, during the day the UPS drivers can see everything. A simple design that is life changing for UPS drivers.
The black out curtains in hotel rooms are amazing. It can be the middle of the day and you can take a nap or sleep in, only if the small gap between the curtains is not in your eye line. A hotel created a simple solution for complete darkness, overlapping curtains.
There must have been too many trucks hitting that bridge for a sign to be created in front of it. The sign is as straight forward as it can be and the most helpful. Easy solution for a bigger problem.
This is a water fountain for human and animal alike. The waster water from the top drinking fountain is reused for an animal to drink from at the bottom. What a great idea!
What would you do for a free coffee? Would you collect a bucket of trash off the beach? This beach coffee house is giving free coffee away to any person willing to do it. As the sign says,
“Every Little Helps”