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These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

Architecture Nerds Will Love This Video Game Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

<i>Manifold Garden</i> has some pretty sophisticated design references for a puzzle game. The M.C. Escher-esque video game, created by Chicago-based artist …

Studying Boatbuilding Gives You an Edge as a Furniture Designer

Meet Nathie Katzoff, the 20-something furniture design prodigy<p>We've seen time and again that shipwrights comprehend materials and techniques on a …

Furniture Design

Spider-like Kinetic Sculpture Mimics Human Movement – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Random International’s “Study for Fifteen Points” is a 15-legged kinetic artwork. Tipped with white LED lights, the piece’s movements are an …

Minimalist Aquariums Filled With 3D Printed Flora by Designer Haruka Misawa | Colossal

<p>Designer and founder of Misawa Design Institute, Haruka Misawa (previously), has designed a series of minimal aquariums titled “Waterscapes” that …

The Making Of An Icon: How The “Peace For Paris” Sign Spread Around The World

Following the terrorist attacks on Paris Friday, one graphic designer’s raw reaction becomes a global symbol of peace and solidarity.<p>In the wake of the horrific acts of terrorism that ripped through France on Friday, November 13, killing at least 129 people and injuring hundreds, an image with a …

Fantastical plants bloom and dance in Hideki Inaba's video for Beatsofreen

<b>Music:</b> Japanese animator Hideki Inaba has designed an imaginary ocean world of plants and squid-like creatures for the video of Beatsofreen track …

Arvak Bike Features Beautiful Geometric Design

<b>Arvak bicycle</b> has been unveiled by Keim, it’s a bike as the result of innovative manufacturing technology. You can see the radical design that …

Tulip Concept EV Features Modular Design to Suit Your Needs

Ognyan Bozhilov has submitted his latest personal vehicle design to Tuvie. It’s an electric personal vehicle for modern city with modular design to …

AnotherArt business cards

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Meet an Industrial Designer Who Ditched ID for Something Better

Ben Cramp's reclaimed wood and reclaimed life<p>Ben Cramp is a man who had a career in industrial design, and ditched it—twice. The lure of the shop was …

Tilt-Lock Hand Saw Features Compact Design and Double-Edged Blade

Tilt-Lock Hand Saw design was born out of the idea of creating compact hand saw with double-edged blade. You can read the designer’s explanation …

A Winning Formula

Formula 1 fan and designer Andries van Overbeeke’s concept is a wicked redesign of the Red Bull Formula 1 set for the year 2017. Its an example of …

Engines

Adventures in Laser Kerf Bending

If you're going to go curved, you may as well go pretty<p>When Shaun Crampton designed a bentwood housing for his self-built radio receiver, he didn't …

Zero Energy Furniture stores heat to regulate room temperature

<b>Milan 2015:</b> this table by designers Raphaël Ménard and Jean-Sébastien Lagrange absorbs and releases thermal energy depending on the temperature of …

Furniture

E-lecktron Formula E Concept Racing Car by Frédéric Le Sciellour

This E-lecktron Formula E Concept Racing Car is the vision of Frédéric Le Sciellour, he wants to come up with futuristic design that dazzles everyone …

Magnificent 2-String Violin is a 3D-Printed Instrument from the Future

Making its debut next month at the 3D Print Design Show in New York is this 2-string violin that looks like it's from the future. Architects Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg of MONAD Studio are known for their cutting-edge architecture but they also work on art installations and product …

Striking Handmade Cypress Tables Crafted with Glow-in-the-Dark Resin

Mike Warren's handmade tables light up the night with decayed cypress boards, brilliant glow-in-the-dark resin and a simple, clever design. Warren, an editor of DIY forum Instructables, recently released step-by-step instructions and a video about his process, which includes hollowing out damaged …

20 Ways To Describe Pantone’s Color Of The Year

Pantone says that Marsala is the color of chocolate, or a robust and earthy wine. For us, some other things come to mind.<p>Every year since 1990, the Pantone Color Institute has nominated a Color of the Year, which supposedly predicts the single hue that the design world will go nuts about for the …

How Top Designers Tell Clients That Their Taste Sucks

Paula Scher, Sagi Haviv, Jessica Walsh, and others reveal how they handle their worst clients.<p>Sometimes, you have to agree to disagree. But what do you do with clients who just fundamentally have terrible taste in design? They’re paying the bills, creating a problem that almost every designer has …

Canadian Designer Beats Nike To The Punch Making Self-Lacing Sneakers A Reality

But will people still care if they don’t look like the ones in Back to the Future II?<p>Self-lacing sneakers have been a dream ever since Marty McFly pulled on a pair of futuristic Nikes in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but they’ve never come to market despite the promises of Nike design guru Tinker Hatfield. …

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Meet Chevy’s manic Chaparral Vision GT

A 240mph top speed. Zero to 60mph in 1.5 seconds. A 671kW laser. And 900bhp. Welcome everyone, to the most insane Gran Turismo concept we've ever seen.<p>Unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show, this fighty little thing is called the Chaparral 2X Vision GT, built – as you're probably aware – for …

General Motors

Risa spiral staircase by Tron Meyer features fanning timber steps

Norwegian architect Tron Meyer has designed a spiral staircase made entirely from laminated wood carved into curving steps that optimise the space …

Woodworker Creates Detailed Stop-Motion Films of his Process | Colossal

<p>Designer and woodworker Frank Howarth has a passion for building things with his hands, he makes everything from shelves and chairs to toys and …

3-D Printers, Bah! Why Designers Should Build Prototypes By Hand

Four reasons why you should skip the pricey 3-D printer and stick to the foam core.<p>“Does your design studio have a 3-D printer in the office?”<p>It’s a frequent question from clients–and understandably so. In just a few short years, 3-D printing has revolutionized the way that products are made. 3-D …

Kate Moss' left breast used to shape Champagne glass

<b>News:</b> a London restaurant has created a Champagne coupe from a mould of British model Kate Moss' breast.<p>To celebrate Kate Moss' 40th birthday and 25 …

Are These Eames-Inspired Nikes The Worst Thing In The World? Point-Counterpoint

In which Co.Design senior writers Mark Wilson and John Brownlee debate the merits of an Eames-Nike mashup. Shit gets personal.<p><b>MARK</b>: John. John. John. My colleague. My co-conspirator. My friend. I was planning to publish a story about this shoe on my own, calling it a design crime. A concept by …