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Top 10 Argentina for first-timers

Round up the best of Argentina – the wine, the fishing, the tango, the mountaineering, the skiing, the literature, the beef, the architecture, the clubbing – and you have the building blocks for one of the most exciting journeys you’ll ever take. No joke. While so many things in Argentina are …

AlterEgo Chair by Albert Puig

<b>Albert Puig's AlterEgo</b> is a chair that attempts to translate the designer's personal character -his being- into an everyday object.<p>(Click the images …

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Ideo’s 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind

According to Ideo CEO Tim Brown, innovation springs from curiosity. So where does curiosity come from?<p>“Any organization that wants to innovate, wants to be prepared to innovate, I think, has to have a few things in place,” Ideo CEO Tim Brown tells the Yale School of Management. “Perhaps the most …

Oliver Grabes, Head of Design at Braun, on the Magic of Making Things Simple

<i>A Sponsored Post on the History of Braun Design</i><p>From the tender age of 14, Oliver Grabes knew that he wanted to pursue industrial design. He liked …

5 Eco-Friendly Cities Built From The Ground Up

From Incheon, South Korea, to Osceola County, Florida<p><b>Lavasa</b> <i><br>Maharashtra, India</i><br>Planned population: 300,000<br>Projected completion date: 2021<br>Lavasa's designers are using biomimicry to transform an arid site in India's Western Ghats into a lush city. Building foundations will store moisture, as trees do, …

Zaha Hadid plans lagoon-side park for Turkey's Expo 2020 bid

<b>News:</b> Zaha Hadid has masterplanned a 276-hectare site beside a lagoon in Izmir for Turkey's bid to host the World Expo 2020.<p>Located just outside the …

Auto Union Type C8 Concept

This personal project by <b>Maxime de Keiser</b> pays tribute to the Auto Union racing cars of the past with a study of a modern hypercar conceived for the …

Quiet Your Mind And Embrace Logic-Defying Decisions

We all overthink, well, everything. It’s time to start exercising instinct.<p>I recently gave a commencement speech at Maine College of Art, a wonderful small college in Portland.<p>Getting up in front of bright, creative and capable young adults in the hope of imparting some modicum of wisdom is a …

4 Strike Bike by Lex van Stekelenburg

<b>4 Strike Bike concept</b> was born out of physical complain when Lex van Stekelenburg, a surgeon and cyclists, developed back and shoulder complaints …

Cycling

The Way We Live Now: Stealth Pavilion by Paul Segers

I suspect that one of the reasons "Tumbler" from the recent Batman films quickly achieved instant classic status is because of its unambiguous …

Are new ultra-cheap 3D printers revolutionary or just toys?

Meet the Replicator 2. She’s top of the line, for home 3D printers, and she’ll cost you $2,200, not including shipping.<p>That’s about what a good PC cost in the 1980’s. And the parallels between the personal computing revolution and the one in 3D printing are irresistible (they’ve been made countless …

Mataerial, the 3D printer with ‘anti-gravity’ ability to change the way we build

Whatever your initial thoughts (“an assembly robot throwing up churros with two paint-strippers baking it…”, “Giant frickin’ 3Doodler”), Mataerial is …

3D-Printed Bike Porn: Ralf Holleis's Carbon Fiber VRZ 2 Track with Titanium Lugs and Dropouts

With the help aerospace engineers at EADS, Somerset, UK-based Charge Bikes have refined and expanded their 3D-printed dropout production since we …

Carbon Fiber

Microsoft’s Home 2.0 Will Connect Xbox One To The Internet Of Things

In an exclusive interview, Microsoft teases the Xbox One’s predestined future: A service they’re dubbing Home 2.0 that will become the hub for all your interconnected devices.<p>The Xbox One–Microsoft’s new console announced yesterday–will have eight times the graphical power of the last Xbox, connect …

How cognitive science and user empathy powered Google’s design breakthrough

Google has gone from a company that approached design through cold, hard data to one that’s employing gorgeous, user-centric interfaces.<p>Design was a big theme at this year’s Google I/O developer conference, with over a dozen sessions exploring design in some fashion. And you can see Google’s new …

zaha hadid chosen to design riyadh metro station zaha hadid has just won the competition to design a metro station in the bustling financial district of saudi arabia's capital city. more at: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/zaha-hadid-wins-competition-to-design-riyadh-metro-station-saudi-arabia/

America's Road To Energy Independence, Part 1

A four-part series on the clean technologies that will set us free<p><i>Our series follows Editor-in-Chief Jacob Ward on a trip across the country and around the world to see firsthand the ideas that could usher in a new era of true energy independence for the United States. First up: a solar cell in</i> …

Alienware MK2 Project : A Futuristic Vehicle That Is Grown Rather Than Built

<b>Alienware MK2 Project</b> is a futuristic Alienware vehicle that is grown instead of built. Will this even be possible? Well Stanford’s engineers have …

Cheap Magnetic Helmet Detects Some Kinds of Brain Damage - MIT Technology Review

A helmet that sends a magnetic field through the wearer’s head might someday offer a quick way to reveal whether the brain is swelling or bleeding as …

Ducati + Audi = Ducaudi

Ever since last year’s acquisition of Ducati Motors by German auto giant Audi, people have been speculating as to what exactly might spawn from this …

Amphibious Prosthesis

It’s easy to take for granted little things like running on the beach & swimming. Murr-ma is a specialized prosthesis that extends these experiences …

Stalactites of Light

The Stalasso pendant lamp was inspired by one of nature’s own art forms, the stalactite dripstone. The elegant form captures the essence of the …

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Printing Electronics Just Got Easier

A new technique developed by researchers in China allows easier printing of electronic components onto paper.<p><b>Do-it-yourself electronics manufacturing may soon be possible with your desktop printer, say the designers of a new system that directly prints electronic circuits onto ordinary paper.</b><p>Jing …

Parabola Chair by Carlo Aiello Design Studio

During ICFF 2013, LA-based designer Carlo Aiello will launch the Parabola chair, a sculptural porous chair made of metal.<p>The chair appears to curve …

Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …

Cygnett's WorkMate Phone Case, Designed for Clumsy Construction Workers

Part of the fun of being an industrial designer is getting to spec out different materials, like chefs assembling ingredients. For Cygnett's WorkMate …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …