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Hats off to AudioThing for its new cymbals synth

<b>Having treated us to hand clap and Latin drum instruments over the past few months, AudioThing is continuing its percussive pilgrimage with the</b> …

Music Production

David Bowie vs Alexander McQueen

<i>In the mid-90s, Britpop ruled music. But while most were looking back with laddish vigour to the Kinks, Stones or Beatles, the best British designer of his generation was saluting a more difficult idol.</i> <i></i><i>David Bowie was returning with a series of typically prophetic, violent and glamourous albums –</i> …

The World of Charles and Ray Eames exhibition opens at the Barbican

From triple-screen films to plywood chairs, the multi-disciplinary careers of American Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames are the focus of an …

Design

Remembering a Heyday in Hi-Fi Industrial Design

Every step forward in the 1970s seemed to come with an equivalent step back. One President stopped shooting. Then his replacement was fired on twice. …

Audiophile

Brilliantly-Designed Inuit Fish Hook That Allows the Halibut Population to Replenish Itself

Can you figure out how this early example of sustainable design works?<p>Time to put your ID thinking caps on. Take a second and think about how you'd …

Fishing

Now You Can Sleep In A Suspended Pod Among The Trees

The Cocoon Tree is a spherical structure that can be suspended from trees, allowing you to hang above the ground in a pod.<p>Weighing about 60 kilograms …

Mattresses

'High and Dry' performed by Headless Chickens, feat Thom Yorke of Radiohead

Beats Unraveled #9 by BINKBEATS: Windowlicker by Aphex Twin

Tycho speaks about his production process and artistic values [Interview]

<b>Tycho</b> is a creative musician who undoubtedly has established himself and his unique sound. His musical growth and past experiences set him apart in …

Time I

Aandersson deconstructs archetypal vessels to create unusual ceramic shapes

Ian Anderson's Philadelphia-based ceramics studio has developed a collection of porcelain tableware by deforming traditional shapes, with the aim to …

The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …