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Mutatio Lamp

<i>Mutatio</i> celebrates the beauty of simplicity and minimalist geometry — a tube transforms into a beautiful table light. Made of steel, it’s designed by</b> …

Listen With Your Life

The most attractive part about the Ultimate Ears BOOM is that you don’t need to treat it like some precious treasure that is good to see, nice to …

In the Details: Behind One Company's Decision to Use a Waste-Oil Furnace for Metal Casting

Based in Syracuse, New York, Borough Furnace is a small metal-casting workshop founded by cousins John Truex and Jason Connelly. The crux of their …

Inside Light Loft Renovation by MODU

In New York City’s TriBeCa neighborhood, MODU took on the renovations of a three-bedroom loft to brighten up the inner part of the space in a project …

Designs for the Hanging of Things, Part 2: Coat Racks

<i>Previously: Part 1 - Hooks</i><p>Do you (or your interior design clients) want an easy way to hang up coats, scarves, bags, towels, aprons and more? Then …

How to Land Your Dream Design Job: Eight Tips for Getting Hired at a Top I.D. Firm

<i>Yesterday, we ran the last of our nine Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO,</i> …

Designer Constructs Micro 96-Square-Foot Cabin to Forego Building Permits

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, Finnish designer Robin Falck set out to build his own little getaway. Rather than being held up by government red-tape, he decided to avoid the need for a building permit by constructing a live-in structure that's under 96 …

Offset Path Effect

Last week Adobe release some new updates in the Creative Cloud apps, including Photoshop and Illustrator. The best new feature for me was the live …

Parametric Bench – Interior Design by Oleg Soroko

Bench Design Concept.<p>This parametric bench was designed by Oleg Soroko aka After-Form, a Moscow, Russia based architect as well as interior and …

Angles Made Easy

ZigZag is a seemingly regular ruler with a twist! When we’re trying to draw a triangle, we usually use a triangle ruler, however, it usually offers a …

How To Win Over Customers: Lessons From 8 Rock-Star Brands

Ziba Executive Creative Director Paul O’Connor, who has worked with companies such as Heinz, Intel, and Procter & Gamble, looks back at some of the most innovative brands of 2013, and offers a glimpse of what brands will need to succeed in 2014.<p>The things that make us care about goods, services, …

Six Things Every Designer Should Know About Copyright

<b>1. The Law Protects Your Work, Not Your Idea</b><p>Copyright law, which is the body of law that protects original and creative works from misappropriation, …

Introducing 'Getting Hired,' Our Two-Week Interview Series on How to Land Your Dream Design Job

The beginning of the New Year is generally a time for taking stock, making resolutions and pushing oneself toward new achievements—and, for many of …

Curator: An iPad App For Designers & Visual Thinkers

Curator is a newly launched iPad app that’s tailored specifically for designers and visual thinkers, i.e., for us! It’s essentially a new visual …

"I’m a huge fan of Woody Allen. He is my god." http://ow.ly/sqGSK Blue Is the Warmest Color star Léa Seydoux photographed by Juergen Teller, styled by Poppy Kain.

The 15 Best Design Essays Of 2013

Some people think design is all pretty flourishes, but it’s about a lot more than that: design encompasses not just the visual appearance of a thing, but also the intent behind it, and the experience of being exposed to it. These qualities are what makes design such an important medium through …

2013 Year in Review: Deconstruction

To be allowed into a company and/or a designer’s process is pretty special. We were lucky enough to be invited along to see how specific products …

Drool-Worthy $99 Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Computers

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.03.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The Kano is a computer kit that's powered …

Comment on Perpetual Calendar – Poster Series by Arina Pozdnyak by Marcin

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The Sweetest Gift This Winter

The Macaroon Hand Warmer makes the holiday season sweeter and warmer by letting the user do what comes naturally when our hands are cold… blowing on …

Watch This Ways

My watch is mine, and if you try peeking into it, you probably won’t be able to read the time. However if I wear the Followatch, you will be able to …

Beautifully Designed Prosthetic Limbs of the 21st Century

These prosthetic limb designs are really quite amazing. The beautifully designed legs were created by Bespoke Innovations and provide options to “those who have congenital or traumatic limb loss.”<p>Founded by industrial designer and orthopedic surgeon Scott Summit, the company uses 3D scanning …

Furniture of the Future as Imagined by Carlo Ratti and Cassina

Carlo Ratti Associati teamed up with Cassina to create three design prototypes depicting what it might be like to use home furnishings in the near …

Furniture

Are These 3-D Printed Shoes Artistic Or Misogynistic?

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz designs a collection of shoes after his ex-lovers. Be glad you never dated this guy.<p>In collaboration with the shoe brand Melissa, New York-based designer Sebastian Errazuriz is getting a lot of attention for “12 Shoes for 12 Lovers:” a series of 12, 3-D printed shoe …

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo, the visionary concept of a super sports car, for the new PlayStation® 3 racing game Gran Turismo® 6 was …

285,000 Finger-Painting Strokes on iPad Forms Realistic Portrait of Morgan Freeman

Technology is improving every day and with those changes come exciting new ways to produce art, like Procreate, an app that allows artists to create detailed, digital finger-paintings. This image of Morgan Freeman is the result of that ever-improving technology. The piece was created by UK-based …

Articles about 7 luxurious bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>If you’re nervous about diving into the dizzying world of tile, read this guide before tackling your bathroom project.<p>Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it …

Biomimicry Transporter Bot

The PAFORM like one of the giant Jaeger robots from Pacific Rim… only it’s for real emergencies and not alien invasions! Designed for the distant …

Articles about 6 famous brutalist buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>You don’t have to live in the Mediterranean to learn valuable lessons from the building techniques and architectural designs...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty …

5 Amusing Snow Globes That Will Make You Look Twice

The winter holiday season is upon us and that means hot chocolate, peppermint candy canes, and eggnog. It also means snow globes! It's the one time of year when a shakable model of a snowstorm is a desired decor piece to proudly display in your home. Of course, there are the traditional snow globes …