Karen Nickerson

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Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

Commuting Sucks. This Interactive Window Would Make It Better

Imagine an interactive window on a public bus that shows the history of the city as you drive by.<p>It’s a fact of life: commuting sucks. And this isn’t just hyperbole. Research links commuting to issues ranging from loneliness to obesity and one study even found that it increases the likelihood of …

A 3D Printed Chess Set That’s Also a Micro Planter

How adorable is this chess set by XYZ Workshop? Loosely based on Bauhaus-style chess pieces, this 3D printed set cleverly incorporates nature into an …

The Sproutling: Why A Fitbit For Babies Might Be Brilliant

Sproutling shares exclusive new details on how they’re building the first big baby wearable–an idea that isn’t nearly as absurd as it may sound.<p>“Think the Nike Fuelband–for babies! Suckling gamification! Wet diaper alerts! Potty training achievements! An altimeter that tracks standing! And a …

Office Inspiration

Nothing is more inspiring than working in a great office. Letting your creativity flowing around in an enjoyable workspace, is one of the many keys …

Forget Small, Medium, And Large: This Shirt Comes In 50 Sizes

Realizing flaws in the existing sizing system, Stantt used 3-D body scans of more than 1,000 men to create a line of casual shirts that fit like they’re tailored.<p>When sizing garments, most companies divide people into three broad categories: small, medium, and large. But a quick look around reveals …

Commuters Do 30 Squats for a Free Train Ticket in Moscow

In anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics set to be held in Sochi, Russia, the city of Moscow decided to install a train ticket dispensing machine that offers commuters a free ride for completing 30 full squats in a row. Situated right next to the usual ticket vending machines where travelers can …

Commuting

P.A.C.O. by Digital Habit(s)

P.A.C.O. is a minimalist design created by Italy-based designer Digital Habit(s). P.A.C.O. is a bluetooth speaker with gestural controls. The …

Articles about 8 ways design pine on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.<p>This godfather of industrial design …

Fabrication

Beautiful Houses: Castlecrag Residence

This week we will show you the beautiful Castlecrag Residence in Castlecrag, Australia, a project by CplusC Architectural Workshop. This house is …

Chirpify Lets Consumers Make Purchases With Hashtags

Chirpify, the startup that lets you buy and sell products via tweets and posts is announcing a new type of hashtag Thursday, allowing consumers to …

PayPal 'check in' app lets you pay with your face on the UK high street

UK consumers can now leave their wallets at home and pay using nothing more than their phones and faces thanks to PayPal's "check in" app -- at …

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

The materials breakthrough that might lead to computers thousands of times faster

As the technology for making silicon circuitry smaller, faster and less power-thirsty approaches the limits of physics, scientists have tried out many materials in the search for an alternative to silicon. New research by a team at the US Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory …

Nanotech

MBank And The Future Of Responsive Banking

I’m not a huge fan of banks, but when senior director Michal Panowicz approached me about mBank, my interest was piqued. How could a banking spin-off of BRE Bank and founded in 2000 create one of the coolest, most high-tech banking experiences I’ve seen? The more important question, however, was …

Tokyoflash Kisai Intoxicated LCD Watch Is Able to Test Your Blood Alcohol Content

A watch with a built-in breathalyzer, hm … what do you know, it’s what <b>Tokyoflash Kisai Intoxicated LCD Watch</b> all about. If you were often caught in …

Alcohol

Two Houses Become One: Wall House by Farm

Singapore architectural firm FARM took two independent homes and reimagined them into one coherent whole.<p>Called The Wall House, the homes actually …

Connected Sofa is the Perfect Space to Work From Home

Working from home isn’t nearly the oddity it was just a few years ago. Today, people around the world work from home from full-time to one or two …

42 Amazing Tropical Bathroom Décor Ideas

A tropical bathroom provides a spa-like experience and to create such an interior in your bathroom you needn’t much. If you can’t make an outdoor …

Interior Design

JamStik Turns Your iPad/iPhone Into A Real Instrument (video)

Turn your iPad or iPhone into a portable digital guitar with JamStik!<p>You get to press real strings to real frets and use real picking techniques to …

Sweating The Details: This Workstation Doubles As A Personal Gym

Send an email. Jump rope. Send an email. Do some kettlebell push-ups. Repeat.<p>If the buzz around the Internet watercooler is correct, sitting is the new smoking and our sedentary desk jobs are slowly sucking the life out of us. We need to move around more, but ironically, the most ergonomic office …

A Trippy 3-D Film Collage Charts The Birth And Death Of Time

Marco Brambilla’s works are Electric Kool-Aid video art<p>Here are the things I saw last Friday night at a church in New York City’s Soho: Fireworks, unicorns, cowgirls with lassos, an astronaut, fiery rings of Hell, the starry galaxy, the Von Trapp Family Singers, the German nihilists from <i>The Big</i> …