Adam Sherman

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Inspirational Art of the Week #33

From icons and posters to illustrations, we collected a lot of great Halloween art inspiration last time. Today, we present you our selection of the …

Is the Vertical City a viable solution for sustainable living?

The concept of the Vertical City is fascinating and attractive to some people, and totally repulsive to others. In principle, living and working in a …

Sustainability

Interview: Gorden Wagener, Chief Designer Mercedes-Benz

by Matthew Askari<p>As far as plum roles go in the industry go, being the chief designer for Daimler—parent of luxury stalwart Mercedes-Benz—is nonpareil. The brand’s carefully curated image bridges luxury and lifestyle in a way that others can only seek to emulate. When Serena Williams holds up the …

Serena Williams

IKEA's New Tool-less Connectors and a Potential End to Particle Board?

What you see above are the new, no-tools-required connectors Ikea's designers have developed for their new Regissör line of furniture. Rather than …

Woodworking

Two-Legged Chair Creates “Bearable Discomfort” for Better Health

Parisian designer Benoit Malta recently debuted his two-legged chair, named Inactivité, which is aimed to result in better well-being for the user.<p>As …

Yoga

These 29 Clever Drawings Will Make You Question Everything Wrong With The World

Even if you don’t agree with the messages behind some of these illustrations, it’s impossible not to appreciate the creativity involved in them. …

The 30 Most Amazing Business Cards You've Ever Seen. Ever.

They say a good business card can open doors, and if that's true then these will get you through the most secures ones ever invented.<p>1. Cosmetic …

Heat Maps Show the Surprising Musical Preferences of the United States

<b>Rock & Oldies</b><p>Do you think that you live in a country music-loving town, or a city that's more fond of rock and roll? A recent data analysis by Movoto Real Estate may surprise you with its findings. They took statistics gleaned from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

Economics

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 …

Portfolio Update: Emory Allen - The Fox Is Black

Illustrator, typographer, and all around talented guy Emory Allen updated his portfolio recently with some new work. On showcase is a slew of …

Michiel Cornelissen's 3D-Printed ZooM Lampshade Expands from a Small Build Envelope

3D-print-happy designer Michiel Cornelissen is at it again. To create his clever ZooM lampshade, Cornelissen has adopted the trick we first saw …

3D Printing

36 Clever Gifts For Food Lovers That You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Give me a ceramic Chihuahua to hold my tacos or give me death.

A Modular Jacket Design

Can a single jacket be all things to all people? Of course not, but perhaps a single jacket design could be all things to all fisherman. A Japanese …

Design

MOS: A Simple, Magnetic Cable Organizer

Nothing makes me happier than a simple solution for an everyday problem. A problem I fight <i>every single day</i> is one or more of my charging cables …

h220430's 'Balloon Chair' Offers an Uplifting Seating Experience

The phrase "balloon chair" could mean any number of things, really, so h220430's take fits the bill as well as any of the possibilities (according to …

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

Clean Energy

Self-Cleaning Subway Strap Protects Against Gross Germs

Studies have shown that the subway is littered with bacteria, from Enterococcus to Streptococcus (that’s poop and disease-causing bacteria, respectively). Various forms of these bacteria can cause illnesses, especially when trapped in an enclosed environment like a subway car. A team of designers …

Handsfree

Magnetic Hangers Are Perfect For Neat Freaks

These hook-free hangers make it easier to organize your closet. Bonus: no more of that awful screechy metal-on-metal scraping noise.<p>Hooks: good for pirates, annoying for clothes. The hooks on clothes hangers get caught in loose knits, get tangled with each other, break off, bend, and do all kinds …

Neat

A Wool Blanket Inspired by Origami

Brazilian born, Barcelona based designer and technologist, Bianca Cheng Costanzo, was inspired by the origami patterns she did as a child. That …

Origami

Bookman Cup Holder

With spring on the way in the Northern Hemisphere, bicycles are beginning to be dusted off after their long hibernation; and to coincide, Stockholm-based Bookman has developed the logically named Cup Holder—a simple and attractive way to help city cyclists that also happen to be coffee …

Furniture

Image Manipulations by Martin Grohs

Photoshop is a way to free your imagination and here you can take a look inside the mind of Martin Grohs. Each piece has it's own world of creativity …

Tutorials

Ikea Unveils New PS 2014 Collection, With Urban Cool Kids In Mind

The Swedish furniture giant wants to cater to young creatives in cities–a smart business move, as urban populations swell.<p>Ikea already has the market cornered on young, broke city kids desperate for some decent furniture (just try attending a New York apartment party without knocking into a Billy …

Furniture

What will our cities sound like in the future?

Machinery, traffic and other people make our existence loud as hell – but can we use technology to retune the urban world?<p>I have heard the future, and it sounds like dog food sliding slowly out of a can. In Terminator 2, that's the sound the film-makers used when the liquid T-1000 walked straight …