Chris Rowe

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Nike Sneakers made from Paper

David Brownings, a talented illustrator based in Bristol, has designed a series of creative Nike sneakers made out of paper. Enjoy!<p>Also check out: …

10 Cool Beverage Drinking Gadgets

Collection of useful drinking gadgets and creative inventions that promise to make our lives easier and more enjoyable.<p>Bottle Top<p>Bottle tops turn …

Apple patent turns iPhone into a full-blown laptop

Apple is toying with a strange new accessory that would allow an iPhone to transform into a laptop. First discovered by Apple Insider, the concept …

iPhone

Feast your eyes on 2017's smart, goofy small appliances

Coffee

Folding electric fat bike promises "moar" features

One look at the all-new Moar e-bike and you can tell this isn't your average pedelec. The bike greets the eye with fat tires, thickly sheathed wires …

Electric Bikes

LTG lofts to go develops coodo, a mobile living unit

LTG lofts to go develops coodo, a mobile living unit for any setting<p>the desire for freedom, individuality and connection to the natural environment …

Architecture

The Classic Banker's Desk Lamp, Updated for 2017

When the U.S. government began printing paper money in 1861, it used green ink to prevent counterfeiters from reproducing the bills with the period’s black-and-white photography. In 1909, when Harrison D. McFadden created the Emeralite lamp, known as the banker’s lamp for its ubiquity in financial …

Design

This shape shifting model could be the future of design engineering

Designed at Harvard, this mesmerizing reconfigurable metamaterial could represent the future of design engineering.

Engineering

A Cool-culator!

Everything about the Calculator 2.0 by Nikhil Kapoor is amazing. The product is just mesmerising to look at, and it comes with an incredibly sleek …

Design

Jeff Brandes bill would legalize delivery drones

A bill filed Tuesday would allow delivery drones to operate in Florida.<p>The legislation (<b>SB 460</b>), however, focuses on ground drones, or “personal …

Drones

Is This $1,600 Umbrella Drone Worth It?

Photo Credit: Drones Direct<p>So far I haven’t gotten on board this whole “drone” thing. You mean remote controlled helicopters? What’s the big deal? Sure some of them can take cool photos and the drone racing looks awesome, but I’ve never had any interest in having one.<p>But now I want one. …

Drones

Get a folding mini selfie drone for $33.92

The Elfie is back, and priced even lower than last time! And you won't have to wait weeks to get it.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET</i> …

Drones

Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack

Carry everything you need with ease when you have the Peak Design 20L Everyday Backpack. Offering more storage than you know what to do with, this …

Design

A Modular Motorcycle Designed, Engineered and Manufactured in NYC

The Vanguard Roadster is seeking crowdfunding<p>Vanguard Moto Inc. is a combination of two fellows: Motorcycle designer Edward Jacobs (whom I briefly …

Design

Pill Wall-Mounted Desk

Embrace the newly chic Lithuanian design of Emko with the elegant and practical Pill Wall-Mounted Desk. A convenient solution to making an instant …

Furniture

What Are the Biggest Style Trends in Design Right Now?

Tell us: what are some aesthetic patterns going on now, and what are your predictions for 2017?<p>Last week, readers started up a fun visual discussion …

SELFLY transforms your phone into a drone from the pocket

SELFLY, the flying camera, helps smartphone photographers capture snaps from previously unreachable perspectives.The post SELFLY transforms your …

Drones

Motorcycle Concept Showcases Japan's Approach to Design

Japan’s approach to design may seem outdated to some, but its traditions of course run rich and are often times unmatched. Such is the case with this …

Design

These 5 Creators Boost Their Creativity by Sketching

The backbone to any successful business is an <i>idea</i>. Coming up with an idea often involves brainstorming, researching, learning and for many -- sketching.<p>Sketching out a new invention or concept helps creators, founders and CEOs expand on their ideas and how they will work. All it takes is getting …

Creativity

China's new topsy-turvy bridge actually has three bridges woven into one

A bridge doesn't need to include the standard, gray concrete beams, cables, and deck. They can twist and turn and pop with color.<p>That's the …

Gerardo Osio designs range of mobile objects to suit a Nomadic lifestyle

Mexican designer Gerardo Osio worked with six Japanese craft workshops to create this range of mobile homeware, designed to give those nomads a …

Tinnie 10 Boat by JRuiter

A lightweight personal watercraft built from powder-coated aluminum and white oak.

Design

Shape-Shifting Table Moves So Elegantly

Coffee table, breakfast nook, what's the difference?<p>Modular furniture that can do more than one job tends to be associated with utilitarianism and space-saving. French company Boulon Blanc aims to change that with its Table Archimède, available on Kickstarter, a gorgeous and clever changeable table.<p>…

Design

Juicy Salif Citrus Juicer

The iconic <b>Juicy Salif</b> was born on cocktail napkin, complete with smudges, in response to <b>Alessi’s</b> precise brief for a stainless steel tray. The <b>unconventional, squid-like design</b> from <b>Philippe Starck</b> quickly became a cult favorite, and remains one of the most provocative (and best-known) designs in the …

This Sleek, Minimal Pocket Knife Is Inspired by the Ocean

Adding to their mix of eclectic, ergonomic and aesthetically intricate designs, Discommon Goods has unveiled their new collaboration with The James …

Design

Weekly News for Designers (N.358)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Web Design

AR Is Poised to Change the Way We Interact With Our Gadgets

AR Is Poised to Change the Way We Interact With Our Gadgets<p>We are about to experience the next major user interface advance thanks to augmented and …

Virtual Reality

New Surface Keyboards And Mouse Unveiled By Microsoft

Following on from the unveiling of their new computer systems in the Microsoft Surface Studio range, Microsoft has also unveiled a new range of …

Microsoft

Estream Portable Water Power Generator

Price: $180Bring power with you on any adventure with the Estream Portable Water Power Generator. Relying on Mother Nature, this compact yet easy to …

Gear & Gadgets

The first Low Poly Motorbike

Automobiles are usually characterized by flowing organic forms. The kind that would increase the car/bike’s aerodynamics, allowing it to cut through …

Design