Giannis Anast

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The Endangered Art of Product Design Sketching, Explained By the Pros

When it comes to design, nothing beats a model. But it's also hard to overstate the importance of being able to draw while you develop an …

Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids (And Play These Games Instead)

Parents want the best for their kids. This, no doubt, extends to the board game closet. But Mom and Dad may not be aware of the drudgery and fickle …

Yanko Design on Twitter: "Mountable on any wall, the Myquadro iPhone dock is the perfect perch for your beloved iPhone! http://t.co/kUe31UgkZE http://t.co/ThC9i2aj3u"

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Yanko Design on Twitter: "Bo-Bi Baby Monitor System- Total package when it comes to watching little ones from distance! http://t.co/LpROtdJEY0 http://t.co/BJMMBjOKje"

Young designers transform beetles into plastic and printing ink

<b>Dezeen and MINI World Tour:</b> in our next movie from Eindhoven, design graduates Aagje Hoekstra and Evelien Crooy show us the bioplastic and ink made …

Shreddies underwear that stops farts smelling

This underwear by British company Shreddies is designed to stop farts from smelling (+ slideshow).<p>The flatulence-filtering pants have a back panel …

The Weirdest Musical Instruments You’ll Ever See

François Chambard reinterprets Theremins with mid-century, Bauhaus-Pop, and Steampunk style.<p>Named after its Soviet creator Léon Theremin–whose other inventions include the legendary Cold War listening device known as The Thing–Theremins are perhaps the only musical instruments that do not require a …

Apple's Gorgeous Mac Pro Production Methods Video: Impact Extrusion, CNC Milling, Anodizing and More

Back in June, we wondered how Apple's then-forthcoming tube-shaped Mac Pro was manufactured. Following a tip from Don Lehman, we learned it was the …

Meaningless Excitement footwear by Y-3 and Peter Saville

Graphic designer Peter Saville has created the prints and typography on these shoes by fashion brand Y-3 (+ slideshow).<p>Japanese fashion designer …

The Power of YOU

This clever gadget, called Activ, makes it possible to harness the kinetic energy created by your own body! The personal electricity generator was …

Step Inside ‘Truth,’ a Steampunk Coffee Shop in Cape Town, South Africa | Colossal

<p>Features on interior design here on Colossal are few and far between, there are times when a space is so wholly original it’s just too hard to pass …

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The New, Improved Shapeoko 2 Open-Source CNC Milling Machine Is Available Now from Inventables for Less Than $650

Last week saw the opening of <i>Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital</i>, the first major museum show of digitally-fabricated art, architecture and …

Sex Positions That Won't Break Your Artificial Hip, According To Science

A motion capture study explores the range of hip motion required for sexual activities.<p>These are questions you try not to think about when your graddad gets his hip replaced, but when you get an artificial joint, some hip-shaking activities become a little more risky. Like, uh, dancing. Or sex.<p>As a …

Adidas becomes latest brand to launch a smartwatch

<b>News:</b> Adidas has become the latest brand to launch a smartwatch with the release of a device for runners that monitors performance and gives coaching …

How Toxic Are You?

With the current GMO outcry, it is important that we ensure that what we are eating is nutritious and not the opposite. Nurtima is a kitchen scale …

Get a Feel for Photography

Unless you’re a professional photographer, even the simplest of digital cameras can be perplexing with all those complex features! The Autodidactic …

Poc Lab – Beetle Inspired Body Armor

A full top with integrated but detachable back protection, shoulder and collarbone padding. The fabric is a durable and stretchy mesh with panels of …

Pull and voila! Stool!

Gotta love everything about the latest seating design by Benjamin Kicic! The Pull Stool is flat-pack ready and can be collapsed and opened anytime …

Tiled Barcelona apartment wins World Interior of the Year 2013

<b>Inside Festival 2013:</b> a Barcelona apartment renovation with triangular patterned floor tiles has been named World Interior of the Year at the Inside …

"Product design should do so much more than encourage consumption"

<b>Opinion:</b> in his latest column, Kieran Long argues that product designers should learn from architects and tackle civic issues like surveillance and …

Urban Villa in Amsterdam by Pasel Kuenzel Architects

Urban Villa is a minimalist house located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, designed by Pasel Kuenzel Architects. The building was recently completed, …