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Handbuilding Techniques Archives

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. …

Sketching

See how artist Heather Kegel creates stunning 3D printed porcelain ceramics

Aug 29, 2016 | By Tess<p>While we have written about a number of 3D printed ceramics projects, it is not often that we get an in depth glimpse at the …

“Primitive Potter” Travels into the Backcountry for 10 Days with Only a Knife & Buckskin and Makes Anasazi Pottery

From filmmaker Steve Olpin comes a short documentary (a "documentary poem") called <i>Earth and Fire</i>, about artist and primitive potter Kelly Magleby. …

Documentaries

Turn Your Voice Into A Piece Of Pottery

What if you could embed your voice in a vase for posterity? That’s what the London-based design studio Common Works is doing with a prototype e-commerce platform called Miko. In a web browser, you can record your voice, the movement of your body, and other types of data to create 3D models of …

artisanal

7 Mouthwatering Recipes You Need To Make During National Soup Month

Chef recommended, soup lover approved<p>National *insert food item here* months and days seem to be a phenomenon that’s taken over recently. From tacos to burgers and pizza, society has likely given your favorite dish a designated date upon which you can guiltlessly indulge. Not that you necessarily …

Ask Polly: I’m Pretending I’m Happy Single, But I’m Not!

Get Ask Polly delivered weekly.<p><b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I am in the midst of a major personal reckoning. Having dated relatively unsuccessfully (and increasingly …

How To Do Business Casual Without Looking Like a Schmuck

It’s never been harder to figure out how to dress for work. A generation ago, the average office uniform was simple: a dark suit worn with a white …

Stress in the City: 'At first, I thought my depression was a heart attack'

Geoff McDonald knows a thing or two about the January blues. For many, the start of the new working year is a gloomy period, with the third Monday (this year, 16th January) purporting to be the most depressing day on the whole calendar, what with broken resolutions, bleak weather and the …

How Ikea's New Joinery is Advancing Their Design

The Lisabo does more with less<p>Let's get into table design for a second. If you look at your average dining table, you'll see most have aprons. The …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Self-improvement

The CV Tabloid - Editorial Design

Nowadays, being unique in your work, brand or portfolio really can paid off. We spoke about reinventing the wheel and it’s still always the case. …

Graphic Design

How To Create Dramatic Vector Illustrations

Things To Consider Before Getting Started<p><b>Resolution</b>. Although vector artwork is scalable without compromising quality, you have to decide on the …

Modern Makers Show Off Artful and Hand-Crafted Wood Furniture

It might have been billed as a “modern makers craft fair,” but it was also an homage to the beauty of hand-crafted wood furniture. Field+Supply, a …

Furniture

Virtual Dating

When considering finding the path to self improvement, you must remember that every individual is going to find things that work better for them, …

16 clever space-saving solutions for your small rooms

A small home can be tricky to handle, especially when it comes to organisation and keeping everything neat and tidy. However, having looked at what …

Interior Design

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>Alexis Novak<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a …

Yoga

The lttl Tumbler Is a No Spill Solution to On-The-Go Coffee Drinking

Impel Studio's first independent product launch is the lttl tumbler—a sleek new take on the quotidian travel mug. They've flipped the mug's lid so it …

Coffee

KBH Chair by KBH Studio

KBH Chair is a minimal chair created by Copenhagen-based KBH Studio in collaboration with Sonos. The limited-edition chair was developed to celebrate …

Furniture

The Complete Adobe Suite Mastery Package, Save 97%

We have an amazing deal on the Complete Adobe Suite Mastery Package in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save a massive 97% off the normal …

Graphics

This New App Puts 3D Scanning In The Hands Of Designers

Canvas makes it easier to take 3D scans of spaces and turn them into usable CAD files.<p>In 2013, the startup Occipital launched the Structure Sensor, a portable 3D scanner that hooks up to an iPad, on Kickstarter. After becoming one of the site’s most funded campaigns at the time, the company began …

Apps

Local design experts disclose top tips to transform your space

Your home should be your sanctuary, and great care should be taken when it comes to designing and maintaining your space. It should be calming and …

Home Decorating

The outsiders: we've assembled the perfect patio posse at our neat Greek retreat

Furniture

OMBEE’s modular standing desk turns any table into a upright workstation

We’re big proponents of standing desks here at 9to5Toys. As someone who works from home, I’m well aware of the challenges that come with sitting all day. While there are plenty of options on the market, prices have largely kept this product category out of the impulse purchase range.<p>Recently, we …

This Wall-Mounted Standing Desk Is Perfect For Coffee Shops And Shared Offices

StandCraft is a modular piece of furniture that can be adapted to a variety of interesting uses.<p>Possibly the most interesting use for StandCrafted’s wall-mounted desk is as a piece of shared furniture. Stuck in the wall of a co-working space for instance, or in a coffee shop that wants to encourage …

5 Big Office Design Mistakes to Avoid

Here are quick fixes to your office design problems that don't require hiring professional help.<p>So you saved some money by taking a DIY approach to your office design. Good for you.<p>Chances are, though, you cut some corners that are now making your headquarters feel a little... meh. Even if you're …

Home Decorating

EAJY Launches Its First Flagship Product, The Beams Chair

Founded in 2015 by Eric Chang and Johnny Hu, Berlin-based EAJY utilizes technologic advancements in wood cutting to produce high-quality and expertly …

Furniture