Akash Patnaik

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This pen sucks…

Literally! It suctions onto any surface to keep your designer 316 Liner pen handy. Its sucker is both the base for keeping it upright and the cap for …

PSFK's 'Future Of Home Living' New York Exhibition Photos

Our friends over at PSFK took their self-published "Future of..." trend report series to whole new level this month with a physical exhibition …

Historic Apartment Meets Modern Times

Apartment One is a complete apartment renovation by Sorg Architects in a 1906 Beaux Arts building with a storied political past. Located in …

John F. Kennedy

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Vitamin D: Love Everything

<i>(click on the image for a larger version)</i><p>Love seems like such a cliche thing to post about, but there are days when I feel like dislike (and even …

Vitamin D

A Look Inside a Toy Prototyping Studio

At a quiet studio in Kansas City, three creatives sculpt and mold prototypes for toys. Filmmaker Anthony Ladesich's mini-doc, "The Secret Story of …

Prototyping

Miniature Artists Who Specialize in Miniature Photography

My Modern Met granted permission to use photo by Joshua Smith.<p>This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info.<p>Over the years, we've seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a …

Beach Reads: A Library Pops Up In The South Of France

Staring down an expanse of vast and powerful ocean in late summer is guaranteed to make you question two things: your own sense of self-worth, and that of your e-reader. Nothing like the glare, the saltwater, the sunscreened fingers, the sand to recommend a hard-copy book. But the closest thing to …

Industrial Designer

The Death of Cool

Wary that his newest project would be consumed for being buzz-worthy rather than genuinely good, French-born photographer and founder and editor-in-chief of Desillusion Magazine, Sebastin Zanella found a name for his multi-facet consultancy, The Death of Cool. While the name caused mixed reactions …

Electromagnetic Sculptures Generated by a Particle Accelerator

<i>I'm excited to announce that I'm now contributing to Chevy Culture, a lifestyle and auto site sponsored by Chevrolet. Click through for the full post on Chevy Culture, and come back in the next few weeks and months for more.</i><p>With eye-popping design, the 2014 Spark EV is a head turner no matter where …

How do you get a job as a designer without going to design school? - The Fox Is Black

That’s the question posed in this Quora thread with some rather smart answers to go along with it. As an untraditionally trained designer who didn’t …

The Dino Pet: A Living, Bioluminescent Pet | Colossal

<p>Designed by Yonder Biology (“The DNA Art Company”), the Dino Pet is a dinosaur-shaped habitat for a species of bioluminescent marine algae that …

Planet Corian: Jewelry Made from Corian by Sophie Thomas

While you might only think of Corian as a material for kitchen countertops, jewelry designer Sophie Thomas uses it in a completely new way – for …

Jewelry