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Coffee & Ethnography – Muzli -Design Inspiration

<i>A step-by-step guide on how design professionals can orchestrate research to the tune of coffee.</i><p>Wait, what is Ethnography?<p>Ethnography, or …

7 Ways to Design at Lightning Speed (and Still Be Good)

Some of the world’s best designers – and even the best designers where you work – all have something in common: Many of them know how to work at …

Web Design

Wearable Tech for Fallers

We laugh at the phrase “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” but it’s a serious reality for the elderly and their loved ones. Currently, to identify the …

From Frog, 3 Myths About What Makes A Designer Great

One of the main takeaways? It’s not all about technical skills—curiosity, drive, and outside interests are also necessities of good designers.<p>Of the evolving list of dream jobs for designers just out of school, the global design firm Frog might have the broadest appeal simply based on the nature of …

UX Design

Bathroom B-Sides

The innovative B-SIDE Sink earns its namesake from the dual functionality washbasin that rotates on a vertical axis into a water closet. This is …

Futuristic Volkrun Concept Racing Car for Volkswagen Design Contest 2014

<b>Volkrun</b> concept car has been designed as part of Volkswagen design contest 2014. The brief was to display optimum creativity in variety fields of car …

Articles about 8-furniture-designs-made-mind-bending-materials on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a world filled with mass-produced and soulless furniture, Danish designer Jonas Edvard proves that the art of working with...<p>Modern Furniture that is designed to be redesigned.<p>Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and …

Furniture

The Ousted Co-Creator Of Beats Wants You To Wear These Earbuds Around Your Neck

Ropes are trying to do for earbuds what Beats did for headphones.<p>The history of the Beats by Dre brand is extremely dicey: it took a copious amount of backstabbing to become the Apple-owned juggernaut it is today. Whether backstabber or backstabbee, one of the principals involved in the early days …

Consumer Tech

Elegantly Designed Grill Looks Like a Sculpture as it Barbecues

At first glance, these two eye-catching concentric circles might look like a sculpture. But, they actually serve a more practical purpose – together, they're a grill! Named simply <i>Kara</i> and produced by French company Cesarr, this modern outdoor appliance isn't your typical boxy barbecue; it's a work …

Sculpture

Food Pairs To-Go Made Easy

Inspired by the convenience of corningware, Bento makes to-go meals and snacks a cinch! The two-part design consists of a dry storage container and …

D-School Futures: Cranbrook's Scott Klinker on Why ID Education Should Move Students Beyond Skills Toward 'Cultural Maturity'

<i>This is the latest installment of D-School Futures, our interview series on the evolution of industrial design education. Today we have answers from</i> …

Product Design

Reeno Lamp by La Mamba

La Mamba design studio has created this adorable and interestingly-shaped lamp called Reeno for their Omelette-ed collection. The suspension lamp is …

Furniture

Marc Newson's best designs – in pictures

Australian Marc Newson has been appointed to the Apple design team. We take a look at some of his classic designs

A Minimalist Stand Matching the iPad’s Elegance

Ever using your iPad and wishing you had a sleek stand that would perfectly match? Well, Switzerland-based designer Berend Frenzel of sillber …

Furniture

General Rubbish Information

The Knowing Trashcan is design research project that focuses on how a small awareness change can impact people’s attitude towards recycling. The …

Observe – Interior Design Concepts by Pedro Sousa

Observe – Bookcase and Sideboard concepts by Pedro Sousa.<p>I really like the unique interior design concepts by Pedro Sousa. The Braga, Portugal based …

Designer Mist

Time and again we see designers repurposing everyday objects into something more stylish and sophisticated than their original purpose. For example, …

iWash For Germ-free Hands

The unique thing about the iWash faucet is that it gives a visual representation of the bacteria and other germs present on our hands, which diminish …

Arne Jacobsen’s Drop Chair Comes Back to Life

Just last month we shared the news that Fritz Hansen was bringing Arne Jacobsen’s Drop Chair out of the archives after 56 years and finally putting …

Design

A Handcrafted Wood Bench with No Hardware

Pretty obsessed with this handcrafted bench that Jason Frederick Fierst, of Fierst Design, made out of solid American walnut. The Eastside Bench’s …

Furniture

Josh Owen on Achieving Deep Focus, Having Zero Productivity Tricks, and Why the Best Part of His Job Is Empowering Others to Succeed

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire (and part of this month's ongoing design-education spectacular). Previously, we talked to</i> …

Furniture Design

First Look at the Mercedes-AMG GT

Today Mercedes-Benz and AMG announce their new supercar. The GT is the latest in a long line of super-charged and sporty vehicles from the car maker. We were lucky to have the chance to see the GT in action on the salt flats of the Bonneville Speedway in Utah and were one of the first few to see …

Mercedes-AMG GT

What Top Designers Think Of Apple’s New Smartwatch

Gadi Amit, Brett Lovelady, and Dana Krieger weigh in on the watch and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.<p><i>Today, Apple unveiled three new products: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch, Cupertino’s first (and long rumored) foray into the wearables category. We asked three top</i> …

Smartwatches

Weng Xinyu designs emotionally needy homeware collection

These household products designed by Bauhaus University graduate Weng Xinyu mimic human emotions and misbehave when left alone (+ slideshow).<p>A clock …

GRIP Candlestick by Jens Fager for Muuto

With a simple design in mind, Jens Fager designed the GRIP Candlestick, for Muuto, to perform two functions – to provide light and movability. …

Furniture