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The Next Great Display Technology? Water

An MIT prototype turns the water flowing from the faucet into a digital display.<p>For the past half century, displays have been made out of layers of glass, transistors, and circuitry. But as screen-based interaction consumes more and more of our daily lives, some designers are looking for ways to …

Razer to make a VR headset with built-in Leap Motion hand tracking sensor

The holy grail of virtual reality is presence; that feeling that you're truly there in that virtual world. That's why it was great when Leap Motion announced that it would be making a VR mount a few months ago -- manipulating objects with your hands is just so much more immersive than using a game …

Porsche Design DNA explained

Porsche has released a short clip that gives a brief overview of the main design features of the brand’s model line-up

Mercedes-Benz F 105 Luxury in Motion: design videos

A set of official videos documenting the design process of the F 105 Luxury in Motion, featuring interviews with Head of Advanced Interior Design …

UI/UX Works by Tubik Studio

Today we are featuring an interactive cool bunch of people over the Tubik Studio based in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. They are specializing in UI/UX, …

Amplicity is a rentable graphics workstation the size of a smartphone

The sharing economy has mostly kept itself to AirBnb- or Uber-style rentals, but a company called The Hive is trying to extend the concept to graphics workstations with its "Amplicity Anywhere" pocket PC. It's the size of a large smartphone and loaded up with a suite of Adobe video and photo apps, …

GAC teases GS4 SUV with design sketches

Audi has revealed the second-generation Q3, which features bigger dimensions and an all-new look showing the current brand's design DNA.<p>At this …

Floating Drone Lamps Would Be Freaking Amazing

We've seen drones used or proposed for package delivery, elaborate selfies, action sports capture, movie promotion, and even weather control. But a …

Jaguar's Specialty Bike-Hauling Cars, Part 1

Christmas doesn't come in July, and Sir Dave Brailsford is the Principal of Team Sky, a British cycle-based venture that does their racing on two …

Upcoming port brings CarPlay to iPhone/iPad without an external display

Developer Adam Bell has published a preview of his latest project that attempts to allow CarPlay, Apple’s iOS feature usually reserved for in-car entertainment systems, to run directly on iOS devices.<p>The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac<p>Bell notes in a post that the port of CarPlay running on top of …

After seven years, you can finally own The Keyboard Waffle Iron

Seven years ago, we brought you the story of a waffle iron that shaped the tasty treats into a keyboard. Plenty of you saw it and wished that you could have one of your very own, and it turns out that good things do come to those who wait. Designer Chris Dimino has taken to Kickstarter to raise …

Lego car becomes an avatar for a worm

Remember the OpenWorm project, in which researchers reproduced the genome of a nematode worm digitally and made it wiggle around on a screen? If you take the "brain" of that worm and use it to power a robotic car, you end up with researcher Timothy Busbice's WormBot. He mapped the software into a …

Infiniti SYNAPTIQ Concept: design gallery

Qoros previews new compact SUV

The new Qoros 3 City SUV was designed <i>“for a more premium metropolitan lifestyle, perfect for urban cruising and country driving”</i> and will feature …

Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code Concept

Defined as a SUC (Sports Utility Coupé) the G-Code aims at presenting “modern luxury” in a compact form.<p>The car measures about 4.10 metres in length, …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

What The Hell Is That?: A Rollerblade/Scooter Hybrid

This is the $610 AeYo (as in "AeYo -- what the f*** are you doing?"), a new piece of exercise/transportation equipment that combines the excitement …

Rainmaker: A Plant Watering Cloud

Who needs a fancy watering can when you can take an old plastic soda bottle (1, 1.5, or 2 liter) and attach the adorable Rainmaker to it to get the …

How These Magical, Gravity-Defying Doors Actually Work

Describing the sculptures of Austrian designer Klemens Torggler as "doors" feels like an insult. These aren't doors—they're magical pieces of …

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Volvo Concept Coupe: design gallery

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Bosch offers $3,000 wireless chargers to Leaf and Volt owners

Bosch recently released an $450 charging solution for EVs, but if you want to go wireless, it's going to cost you a lot more. The company has formed an exclusive partnership with Evatran for the distribution and installation of its wireless chargers for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt. Each Plugless …

Husband And Wife Architects Create The Sugar Lab, A Foundry For 3D Printed Sweets

Kyle and Liz von Hasseln aren’t your typical designers. Initially focused on architecture, the pair stumbled upon an interesting business idea when they wanted to make a special cake for a friend’s birthday: the Sugar Lab.<p>“It was our friend Chelsea’s birthday, and we didn’t have an oven to bake her …

Cooking for Couch Potatoes

The Sensi Standmixer is an exploration into stretching the versatility of appliances to go beyond the confines of the kitchen. Instead of standing …

BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé

The BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupé represents the interpretation of a luxurious BMW Coupé as seen through the eyes of Pininfarina.<p>The development …

Ford's Foot-Activated Liftgates

It's been over a year since Ford has incorporated foot-activated tailgates into their cars, and we're hoping by now some of you have direct …

Aston Martin CC100 Speedster Concept

As the British carmaker reports, while the CC100 looks to the past – and in particular to the 1959 DBR1 – Aston Martin’s greatest sporting triumph on …

Coolest Rock on the Block

Modern interpretations of the traditional archetype, Rocking Morevive Dark Horse revisit the rocking toys that we all cherished as kids! Each applies …

Volkswagen previews Design Vision GTI Concept

While the official pictures are not released yet, Volkswagen has released a set of design sketches that give an indication on the direction followed …