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Brendan Ravenhill on Switching From Boat Building to Industrial Design, Working in Los Angeles, and How a Bottle Opener Jump-Started His Business

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. We'll be posting a new interview every other Tuesday.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Brendan Ravenhill<p><b>Occupation:</b> …

Product Design

20 TED-talks For Designers. Inspiration Full Of Thoughts

In creative jobs, design in particular, inspiration is one of the keys to productivity. Perhaps, one of the most productive kinds of inspiration is …

Creativity

Newly revealed Microsoft patent may support a Surface all-in-one modular desktop

Well, it looks like Microsoft is looking to, once again, make a return to the hardware space with a newly filed “modular computing device” patent. As …

Why everyone is a designer… but shouldn’t design

“Design is everywhere, inevitably everyone is a designer,” says Tim Brown of IDEO.<p>That’s something we’ve heard time and time again. Because if you’re a problem solver, you’re a designer. Even Don Norman, who coined the term “user experience,” says that everyone is a designer. As he writes:<p>“We are …

Surreal Photographic Art by Stefan Krauth

Stefan Krauth, a German artist who creates his very own “reality”.<p>Stefan Krauth was born in 1978 in Karlsruhe. In 2012, he received a Master of Arts …

Penclic announces MK1 Mechanical Keyboard for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage nowadays, and for good reason; whether you are a gamer or typist, you can experience improved accuracy and …

10 Reasons You Should Attend the 2015 Core77 Conference

DESIGNING HERE/NOW—the official title and mantra of the 2015 Core77 Conference—kicks off on October 22nd. Will you be there? With time running out to …

New York City

A Kitchen Organizing Challenge: Pot Lids

Good lid racks are only part of the solution<p>If all cooks had large kitchens with plenty of storage, they might well store their pot lids right on the …

Kitchens

N-gaging, N-riching, N-captivating.

The Mr. N table lamp by Koncept Inc. is so minimal, it’s amazing. At just 7mm thick and 190mm tall, this bent sheet of light is as calming as it’s …

Lights held on angled branches form Nir Meiri's Black Swan lamp

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> London designer Nir Meiri took cues from the shapes of birds when creating this floor lamp with two lights supported by …

Brew in a bottle!

Cold brewing is in fashion nowadays. They say when you hot brew your tea, you end up releasing more caffeine from the tea leaves. The trend of …

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