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The Golden Age Of Soviet Design

A new exhibition explores the frenzy for domestic designs launched by Nixon’s and Krushchev’s Kitchen Debates.<p>In the summer of 1959, then-Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev stood in a model of American domesticity and debated the merits of washing machines. It was the …

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Craig Dorety: Division

Opening on Saturday, 19 April 2014 at Oakland's Johansson Projects is an exhibition of hypnotic sculpture animations that will have your eyes watering—after you realize you haven't blinked in a few minutes. In "Division," San Francisco-based artist Craig Dorety is examining visual limits and …

Experience Over Convenience: The Manual Coffeemaker No. 1

There's a clear difference in taking some precious morning moments to brew a fresh cup of coffee for yourself and paying a visit to your local …

Rem Koolhaas's G-Star Raw HQ is like 'two brands having unprotected sex'

A line of military uniforms, crafted in stiff layers of denim, stands at the top of a polished concrete staircase, each topped with a busby, bearskin or sharp-peaked cap. At the other end of the building hangs a row of heavily sculpted jeans, with great cod-piece pouches bulging from their …

Limitless – Drag and Drop WordPress Theme

Limitless – Multipurpose WordPress Theme.<p><b>Limitless</b> is a WordPress theme based on the latest web design techniques. This multipurpose theme is so easy …

Naoto Fukasawa on the Future of Product Design (Which May or May Not Include Bentleys) - Exclusive Interview at Design Indaba 2014

It turns out that one of the designers who I was most curious to see was scheduled to be the second to last speaker at the 2014 Design Indaba …

The 10 greatest works of art ever

Leonardo da Vinci – The Foetus in the Womb (c 1510-13)<p>Leonardo expresses the human condition in a nutshell – indeed, his rendition of the womb resembles an opened horsechestnut casing. Inside is the beginning of us all laid bare. Five hundred years ago, this artist and scientist could portray the …

Barely-there Biffy

Iota is an ingenious solution that not only uses considerably less water than standard toilets, but even has a smaller physical footprint in the …

Why Are Videogame Designers So Obsessed With Ruins?

Gaming’s biggest blockbusters are often set amid the crumbling foundations of great civilizations. Why?<p>Perhaps the most-anticipated game of the year is called <i>Titanfall</i>, which takes place on a war-torn planet amid the ruins of a great civilization. This has become a standard trope: game creators …

grain editJessica Svendsen

Outstanding type work from Jessica Svendsen, a recent graduate of the Yale School Art now working for Pentagram.<p>——————–<p>Not signed up for the Grain …

What 'Obsolete' Object Just Tripled Its Kickstarter Target, Netting $2.4 Million in 48 Hours?

Here's an unexpected one: Just two days ago the Pono went live on Kickstarter, and within 24 hours quickly smashed through its $800,000 target at a …

Paper-Brick: A Set of Paper Blocks That Look 3D

Nendo came up with a really cool design to be included as an insert into Japanese lifestyle magazine, <i>Pen</i>. Paper-Brick is a set of two-dimensional …

30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In - The Fox Is Black

If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble …

Spectacular Sliding Door System: Evolution by Klemens Torggler[Video]

Austrian designer <b>Klemens Torggler</b> came up with a spectacular sliding door system. The designer’s <b>Evolution Door</b> slides open without the use of tracks. …

Modern House with Hipped Glass Roof in Japan

This clean-lined house designed by Naoi Architecture in collaboration with <b>Design Office</b> caught our attention, therefore we decided to share this …

Ramat Hasharon House by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Pitsou Kedem Architects have designed a house for a family in Ramat Hasharon, Israel.<p>Project description<p>A private residence, built between two, …

Why Facebook Paid $16 Billion For An Ugly, Primitive App

The answer lies partly in design, but not in the way you might think.<p>Facebook agreed to pay some $16 billion for an app called WhatsApp this week, leading to widespread confusion and surprise among analysts (Forbes called it a “stunner,” Reuters a “shocker”). Why would Facebook pay what is, …

The Elastic Perspective by NEXT Architects

The Elastic Perspective – Viewpoint Architecture.<p>The team of NEXT Architects designed “Elastic Perspective”, a sculptural staircase that serves as a …

The Joy of Objects That Fit Together Perfectly For No Good Reason

There's only a slight satisfaction that comes from snapping your smartphone into its case. As designers we know that the case was injection-molded …

UI Design: Analytics

I've been doing a lot of screens lately and it's always good to stay fresh and to check on what's hot in the design community. I've checked some …

Daniel Mullen Creates Realistic Architecture With Spatial Awareness

Using paint, paper tape, pencil and blank canvas, artist Daniel Mullen creates images that examines with space and its representation through …

Logo Collection by Jan Janeczek

Logo Design Inspiration.<p>It’s time again for some logo design inspiration. Polish graphic designer and art director Jan Janeczek from Krakow recently …

8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner

Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an appreciation for Scandinavian modern design in the United States. Here we highlight eight gems from the Wegner design archive.<p>Scores of craftsmen can build you a chair, but …

Stop trying to make the web look 'beautiful' – I've forgotten it already

This week, Facebook launched Paper, an app designed to transform the experience of reading Facebook's content on your iPhone. It's uncluttered, slick, minimalist, polished. As one of the project's engineers put it: "Paper was designed on a principle: content should be respected … [and] if content …

Karim Rashid on Democratic Design, Addition Through Subtraction, and Building a 4-D World

The latest design news, jobs & events.<br>Straight to you every other week.<p>Join over 300,000 designers who stay up-to-date with the Core77 …

Leading Designers At Square, Dropbox, And Flipboard On How To Land A Dream Job

Six mistakes designers make in interviews with startups, and how to avoid them<p>I continue to be excited by the number of startups that value design and create wonderful environments for designers to learn and grow. At the same time, designers are realizing the right startup can be an amazing place …