Chris Swift

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | @chrisswift127 | Keep up with Chris Swift on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chris Swift”

Japanese engineer develops world's first 'car in a bag'

13 Amazing Supercars That Never Reached Production

The most beautiful designs and the most promising technology that never made it to the road.<p>Yesterday we asked you to name your favorite supercar concepts that should've made it to production. As always, there were a ton of responses, but here are the most popular nominations as decided by you.

Solidworks for Entrepreneurs Program assists startups with affordable 3D design software

Dassault Systèmes, specialists in 3D CAD software, has launched the Solidworks for Entrepreneurs Program, giving early-stage businesses low-cost licenses for 3D design apps to aid in industrial design from prototyping through 3D printing.<p>Solidworks apps are used for product design, simulation, …

Startups

Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8, the startup behind the first multi-material 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to bring its printers to the desks of engineers and designers everywhere.<p>ARCH Venture Partners and Braemar Energy Ventures led the Series A round, joined by Autodesk, through its Spark Investment Fund …

The Folding Chair Gets a Modern Update

While practical, traditional folding chairs can be pretty boring. Designer David Irwin took a look at the design and gave it a beautiful, modern …

Furniture

Still Rising!

Rising Shell is the long awaited latest addition to Robert van Emricqs now iconic Rising Collection of sculptural furnishings. The form utilizes the …

Arkwright Collection by Jory Brigham

It’s been a while since we talked about the wonderful woodwork of California-based designer and maker Jory Brigham. His new Arkwright collection was …

Trobla – Wooden Amplifier for Smartphones

Trobla, a well designed wooden amplifier for smartphones.<p>TokTok is a design team specializing in innovative, eco-friendly furniture and product …

Furniture

Recycling Bag Stand

This stylish bag stand makes reusing plastic bags and recycling a simple task. Made of steel, it folds when not in use. Design by Kouichi Kishikawa …

Recycling

Articles about japanese style box home boasts two story bookcase on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the …

San Francisco

Articles about super green affordable housing introduces passive design masses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can …

Housing

Responsive Street Furniture adapts public spaces to suit pedestrians' needs

Street furniture prototypes designed to make cities more adaptable for disabled people are on show as part of the Designs of the Year exhibition at …

This massive airship is getting a $2.7 million grant to revolutionize transport

The UK's Airlander 10 — the largest aircraft in the world — is continuing to attract investment. The craft's designers, Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), have won a €2.5 million ($2.7 million) grant from the EU from a fund to develop green transport initiatives. This sum is on top of a £3.4 million ($5 …