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Upcoming third-party Apple Watch band adds both FaceTime and external cameras

There have long been reports that Apple is exploring the possibility of adding a FaceTime camera to the Watch, but it hasn’t happened yet and it’s unclear if or when it will. If you don’t want to wait, Glide is working on a band that adds both a 2MP selfie cam and a second 8MP one for use as a …

The Book Vase by YOY | Colossal

<p>The Book vase by YOY Design Studio (previously) is a house planter camouflaged as a book. Made of PMMA and PVC for water proofing the vase can be …

6 Branding Lessons From Eurostar’s First-Ever Creative Director

Christopher Jenner defines a new role for railways and re-thinks the way we brand travel.<p>“The train that goes under the sea,” is how South African born Christopher Jenner describes Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking London to Paris and mainland Europe. At the age of 42, the founder of …

Turn Your Old iPhone Into A New, Braun-Inspired Radio

Your old iPhone might not run the latest apps or hold a charge all day, but it’s still an amazing little machine, capable of upgrading almost any appliance in your home, if only there was a way to make that happen.<p>The iReadyO radio ($83), a new Kickstarter project by the Korean design studio PlusD, …

Memorie Collection by Maderae

David Dolcini and Giacomo Moor make up Italian artisan brand Maderae, where they share a passion for wood and contemporary design. They launched …

Reflected Symmetry @ Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Hypnotizing New Concentric Ceramic Vessels by Matthew Chambers | Colossal

<p>Usually people describe staring at a spinning pottery wheel as being somewhat hypnotizing, not staring at ceramic artworks themselves. But such is …

Ad Campaign: In Harmony with Nature

In Harmony with Nature is an Ad Campaign done by BBDO New York for General Electrics to communicate their focus on developing sustainable solutions …

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The World's Oldest, Simplest Chair Design?

…and perhaps the world's first piece of flatpack, space-saving furniture<p>This type of chair was a build project for America's Boy Scouts since the …

Woodworking

Baselworld 2015: Mondaine Helvetica NY Edition

Best known as the brand to feature the Official Swiss Railways clock design on their watch face, Mondaine debuted a new series in 2014—the Helvetica No. 1—to much acclaim. Employing an equally clean, classic touch, punctuated by the use of the font Helvetica, it has already become a thoughtful, …

Batteries

The Never-ending USB

Introducing, InfiniteUSB – the next biggest thing since the USB itself! This revolutionary design is an open chain of USB ports, granting an …

AH A MAY Project: Root Motorcycle by Kazuki Kashiwase

Do you want to know what happen when musical instrument designers design a motorcycle? Well, project AH A MAY (Yamaha spelled backwards) has …

Wave by Apollo Architects & Associates

Wave is a minimalist house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by Apollo Architects & Associates. The 1,118-square-foot home is situated on the …

COOL HUNTING Olio Model One Smartwatch

by Michael Frank<p>The team behind the new Olio Model Oneveterans of Apple, Google, Movado, Audi and Pixarhave acknowledged something that all smartwatch makers should too: the fact that, for 400 years, people have been choosing watches for style. And no matter how many tricks and tech features can be …

Organizing with Desktop Files

Because not all files need to live in a file cabinet<p>Desktop file holders work well for quick and easy access to the files a user needs most …

Open to Light

As a tribute to books (remember those?), the SIVU table lamp utilizes an intuitive folding action to activate and deactivate its light source. …

Wald Plug Lamp by Feltmark

The Wald Plug Lamp is kind of like a floor lamp but it doesn’t take up any floor space. Los Angeles-based Feltmark stripped the floor lamp and …

Nordic Appeal Brings Sustainable Scandinavian Design to the Desk

Scandinavian design is already renown as unfussy, respective of natural finishes and material, and gracefully modern. All these adjectives are …

Furniture

An Epilepsy Tracker So Beautiful, It Could Be Sold In An Apple Store

Meet the Embrace, an utterly gorgeous smartwatch that saves lives.<p>Wearables are getting smarter. Once considered little more than glorified pedometers, the wearables coming out of 2015 are going to be considerably more powerful. So powerful, in fact, that they might save lives.<p>That’s what the …

Textile Artist Creates Travel Snapshots by Embroidering with Needle and Thread

When she travels the world, Teresa Lim captures snapshots of her surroundings with needle and thread. In her series <i>Sew Wanderlust</i>, the artist embroiders surprisingly detailed canvases of places she visits on-site. This method of preserving memories lets her truly take in her surroundings. Lim must …

A Custom-Blown Pint Glass Featuring a 3D Model of Oregon’s Tallest Peak | Colossal

<p>Mt. Hood is Oregon’s highest peak, clocking in at 11,250 feet. North Drinkware, a team of Oregon-based glass blowers decided to commemorate this …

Are 3D-Printed Ceramics the Future of Architecture?

As design visualization software becomes more ubiquitous and easier to use, the novelty of digital form for the sake of digital form is wearing off. These exponentially evolving conception and fabrication techniques that can now be applied to existing design problems that do not traditionally …

The Jack Sunglasses

Putting a modern spin on the '60s swagger of JFK in the summer, Traps Eyewear presents the universally flattering Jack shades. Lest anyone thinks these are your run-of-the-mill sunglasses, the frames' high-quality Italian acetate is paired with aged oak repurposed from Maine lobster traps.

7th heaven: iPhone 7 concept is everything you’re wishing for

Four months down the line, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus still feel like new devices, but that’s not stopping enthusiastic, design-minded techies from creating concept showing how they hope Apple’s next generation iPhone will look.<p>This concept, created by Netherlands-based graphic designer Yasser Farahi, …

IPhone 7

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …