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Can Android Wear’s Virtual Watch Faces Become Apps For Fashion?

Google’s virtual watch face store is officially open for business. And just like apps, you can design and sell your own.<p>For years, anyone has been able to develop and market an app for Android smartphones. Now, that same idea is coming to your smartwatch, as Google announced Wednesday that anyone …

Japanese Artist Kiyo Hasegawa

Abstract paintings by Japanese artist Kiyo Hasegawa.<p>Kiyo Hasegawa was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1984. After a BFA in 2009, she graduated with a MFA in …

Automatic Mahjong Tables are the Ultimate in Gaming Furniture

If you've ever passed a park in Chinatown and seen the older folks playing Mahjong, you've undoubtedly seen them manually "shuffle" the tiles between …

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up With a Cup of Coffee

Well, it looks like we’ve stumbled upon heaven. And its name is The Barisieur.<p>As one who hates waking up early, it doesn’t get much better than this. …

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Maison & Objet 2014 with Luka Luna

by Caroline Kinneberg<p>While design weeks in London and Milan are oftentimes as much about marketing and events as they are showcasing new designs, Paris Design Week is considerably more retail-oriented. This is especially true at its main attraction, Maison & Objet, where people have their wallets …

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'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

<b>A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina is the largest animal ever to walk the Earth, palaeontologists say.</b><p><b>Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.</b><p>Based on its huge thigh bones, it …

Marcus Klingberg: the spy who knew too much

The Paris address I had been given was on the Left Bank of the Seine, a fashionable 19th courtyard of balconies and a grey tiled roof. An elegant hideaway for a Cold War spy, I thought, as I stepped out of my taxi. I pressed the bell marked Klingberg. "Floor three," said a woman's voice on the …

New Swirling Vortex of Salt by Motoi Yamamoto

Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto is back with an amazing, new installation all made out of salt. <i>Floating Garden</i> resembles the ominous image of a tropical storm, similar to the satellite shot you'd see during a weather forecast. Using ordinary table salt, Yamamoto meticulously constructs his …

From Ordinary to Extraordinary: The Sleek Organic Feel of Maple Set Knives

<b>Maple Set Knives</b> is an innovative set of two culinary knives prototyped by the Ottawa-based design firm, Federal Inc. Featuring a sleek design, these …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

Bisous les Copains #04 by Guillaume Kurkdjian

Animated GIF Project.<p>In the summer of 2013 I posted some amimated GIFs from the ongoing isometric GIF project by illustrator and animator Guillaume …

In the Details: How to Build a Cloudlike Chair with Just 550 Pounds of Wool and 600 Hours of Labor

While the Layers Cloud Chair might feel (and look) like you're sitting on a cloud, the bulbous lounge is anything but weightless. It's made from 550 …

30 Unique Home Chess Sets

Bauhaus Chessmen: A minimalistic home would be well served by these wooden Bauhaus chess pieces.<p>This Wobble chess set offers up a novel and animated …

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours | Colossal

<p>Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotizing patterns and textures that translate into set …

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Editorial Illustrations for Ideat Magazine

Editorial illustrations about Contemporary Lifestyle and Design.<p>Paris, France based agency La suite Illustration has realized this editorial project …

Airsoft Grenade Launcher Intimidates, Features Revolving Shell Chambers

No one will want to mess with you when you’re carrying the Airsoft Grenade Launcher. The 6-round launcher is fully-functional and sort of looks like …

The Lotus C-01 Superbike Is Gloriously Impractical

Motorcycles are rarely seen as the belles of the superpowered ball, largely thanks to the fact that the focus is often more on packing as much speed …

LEGO Announces New Star Wars Set, $300 Jawas' Sandcrawler From "Episode IV"

It’s a good day for Star Wars LEGO set collectors – a new set has been announced! This May, you’ll be able to add the Jawas’ Sandcrawler From …

Trim Minimalist Wallet Eliminates Embarrassing Pocket Bulge

Simplify you’re life, or at least your wallet, with the new Trim Wallet that does away with bulky pocket bulge and provides you with easy access to …

Transform Any Object Into A Notifying Object With Notifon, Sends Alerts To Your Phone, Email Or Twitter

Want to know if you’re garage door is open or maybe you’re worried that you left the lights on in your house. Notifon allows you to customize any …

Have All The Sensors With The NODE Wireless Sensor

As technology expands, and our needs for data grow, we’re increasingly finding ourselves with more and more sensors available to us. But who needs a …

Halfbike Makes You Feel Like You're Gliding, Combines Running and Cycling

What do you get when you combine running and cycling? Not this isn’t a joke, but a new Kickstarter campaign for Halfbike – the “personal vehicle that …

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Around Clock White

What is time? A system of order in which all of civilization relies on to avoid falling into chaos? A societal construct devised to drive you mad? Get existential as you watch the hours tick past on the <b>Around</b> <b>Clock.</b> As the name suggests, the <b>time is measured by the rotation</b> of its cylindrical body. …

Beep | Wirelessly Control Any Speaker

Beep breathes new life into old speakers. The sleek Wi-Fi enabled device connects to any stereo system or speaker, allowing you to stream music …

Illuminated Cut Paper Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (known collectively as Hari & Deepti) are an artist couple who create paper cut light boxes. Each diorama is …