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Genius UI: A Prismatic Nightlight That Seesaws On And Off

Nightlights don’t have to be glowing clown faces sticking out of a wall socket. They, too, can be well designed. Such is the case of the Prism Nightlight, a gorgeous seesaw of wood and glass that uses as its affordance a simple tilting motion to turn the light on and off.<p>A student at the Savannah …

Split and Go

I’m in the market for a new car and am facing this very dilemma! I want something smaller and more efficient for zipping around the city than my …

Ingenious Door Opens and Closes Like Folded Paper | Colossal

<p>Like the design of functional objects such as chairs or tables, it would seem new ideas for the humble door would be completely exhausted, and then …

Dice Vegetables Like An Iron Chef With This Cutting Board

Cooking, like math, is a game of precision. Sure, there are plenty of Crock Pot dishes that don’t require finesse. But for the more ambitious home cook trying a complex recipe there’s likely going to be some mise en place involved.<p>This cutting board, from Netherlands-based design group The Usuals, …

Just Clamp It With the Clamp Lamp

Designer Ola Giertz recently created the ClampLamp for Swedish lighting brand, Oriva. As suggested by its name, the lamp is modeled after a clamp and …

Heather Hansen's Body-Created Drawings

For over a decade I taught martial arts, and one of the hardest things is communicating to a novice how to correctly move a particular body part …

Ceramic Cups Melt Into Puddles of Patterned Porcelain

For her sculpture series <i>Nomad Patterns</i>, artist Livia Marin's ceramic cups and kettles melt into puddles of porcelain while surprisingly retaining their original printed designs. The elaborate faux Chinese motifs of willows, birds and pagodas float out into a glossy ceramic pool still in perfect …

Ceramics