Aaron Keltanen

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Samsung’s Latest TV Is Also An Unexpected Design Masterpiece

Designed by Studio Bourollec, the Serif is perfect for design nerds and small apartment dwellers.<p>Televisions were once built more like furniture than anything else, expected to fit into a home’s decor for decades. But in more recent times, the attention has shifted to the more gadgety aspects of a …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

Luxury San Francisco Commuter Bus is a Coffee Shop on Wheels

With a coffee bar, free WiFi and a distinctively laid-back vibe, the newest luxury bus line to hit San Francisco's streets offers all the comforts of your favorite caf on wheels. The recently launched company Leap lets you travel in style, socialize and get work done all at the same time. An …

The 'Monument Valley' Designers Reimagine Your Car's Speedometer

So crisp, so simple ... so far away.<p>Ustwo has a new idea to reinvent the instrument cluster in cars, one that creates a beautiful and more immediately readable presentation. It works like a minimal home screen display, showing the approximate gas mileage, speed as both a numeral and increasing bar, …

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Photo of Weasel Riding on a Woodpecker Spawns Hilarious Photoshop Meme

Chances are, you might've already seen this incredible photograph by Martin LeMay. It's the unforgettable sight of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker in midair. LeMay and his wife encountered the two creatures while walking in a park in London. Although the weasel was trying to attack …

Seattle Lofts Mixes Materials for a Stunning Transformation

SHED Architecture & Design recently completely a custom renovation of this Seattle loft located in Capitol Hill. The 1,702-square-foot space is owned …

Announcing The Designers at WantedDesign’s 2015 Launch Pad

Launch Pad is a special area at NYC’s WantedDesign event that is dedicated to independent designers and small companies, who seek a manufacturer for …

10 Men's Style Rules To Live By

This is hard - as what they are really asking is:<p><i>Antonio - can you tell me exactly what to do so I don't have to think about it.</i><p>Unfortunately it's not that easy.<p><b>Situation, environments, culture……all this goes into our personal style.</b><p>What I wear to a presentation in Las Vegas during the summer is …

Sabine: A Furniture System That Reduces Sound

Johan Kauppi and Bertil Harström have launched a brand new furniture system, for Sweden’s Glimakra, that’s designed to reduce sound in open floor …

A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet

The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s Excellence in Photography Award for her singular take on the works of Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid, Peter Zumthor, and beyond.<p>For 25 years, Hélène Binet has photographed the work …

Logo Design Process Case Study for INVESTHAUS Business Boutique

INVESTHAUS Business Boutique – Logo design process case study by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>This graphic design project by studio IndustriaHED™ …

Wooden Bike by Paul Timmer

The Wooden Bike by Dutch designer Paul Timmer.<p>Paul Timmer is an Amsterdam, Netherlands based product and furniture designer. He is mainly focused on …

Samsung Camera Ads Imagine Famous Self-Portrait Paintings as the Result of Selfies

Samsung has launched a clever new marketing campaign to promote its tiny NX Mini mirrorless camera. The ads imagine a few famous self-portrait …

Chair with Sexy Curves Constructed Entirely from Two Pieces of Plywood

This gracefully curving wooden chair is one of the latest pieces exquisitely crafted by designer Alejandro Estrada. The <i>Pipo Chair</i>, produced for sale by Guatemalan manufacturer Piegatto, was imagined to utilize wood as the sole material for the entire design.<p>Flaring out at the arms, the layers widen …

Nokia Will Return, Hints At 2016 For Finland's Next Smartphone

Following the release of its third quarter results last week, Nokia’s CFO Timo Ihamuotila talked about the value of the Nokia brand name in the mobile phone space, and how that market space was off-limits at the moment. Speculation remains high about Nokia’s intention in the mobile phone space …

A RoboCop Hard Hat For Industrial Workers

The Smart Helmet is like Google Glass for your head.<p>Wearables are known as consumer technologies, but the applications for business could be just as useful. Take this RoboCop-style hard hat.<p>Developed by DAQRI in Los Angeles, the Smart Helmet combines cameras, sensors for things like object mapping …

How to Post-Process Almost Any Aspect of a Single Exposure Landscape Shot

Most tutorials tend to focus on one small aspect of the photographic process — be it tweaking a minor adjustment such as white balance or showing you …

11 things I learned driving the 2016 Audi TT and TTS

Bauhaus to the future.<p>The Audi TT is now in its third generation, or at least it will be when this one goes on sale here in about a year. Lighter, more powerful, we'd argue prettier than the last one—it's one of those instances where nearly everything has been improved. This thing's good. Allow us …

Adorably Awkward Animals by Liz Climo

Welcome to the wonderfully wacky world of Liz Climo where the world's animals have the most wonderful personalities you could ever imagine. We're happy to report that the artist, who we introduced you to back last December, now has a book! <i>The Little World of Liz Climo</i> is jam-packed with her …

Organizing Made Easier: Furniture Designs for Tool-Free Assembly

While some people are dismissive of those who have problems assembling IKEA furniture, I know <i>plenty</i> of otherwise competent and intelligent end users …

Review: Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.02.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Sub Title: Leica's Fancy New M-P Camera May …

The Modern Gentleman's Guide To Starting A Watch Collection

This should be done carefully. A gentleman should conduct his research before selecting his first watch. It is a deduction that requires an understanding of not only what is out there, but also of one's own personal style.<p>And of course, one's own financial limitations.<p>"Unless you're spending $5,000 …

Finally A Smarter Lightbulb That Doesn’t Require An App To Control It

There’s plentiful choice if you’re after a connected, energy-efficient lightbulb that’s controlled with your phone. There’s LIFX, Philips Hue, Brightup, LuMini, Emberlight, LightFreq and Samsung’s Smart Bulb to name just a few. Features vary, although lurid lighting colours are pretty universal and …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.