The great architects and product designers of the world make it look easy, but it has to be incredibly difficult to plan out how people will use things in an increasingly complex life. But that's their job, and when they do it well, somebody will take notice.
Now, I'm not saying all of these things are out-and-out genius. But clearly, some thought went into them, and they'd almost certainly be welcome changes to my life. So maybe they'd be welcome in yours, too.