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Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench for More Organized Kitchen

Say good bye to dirty and cluttered kitchen, Frankfurter Brett Kitchen Workbench offers you a great solution through its design. It’s a modern cutting …

Interior Design

Riding the $3,000 pickup truck of electric scooters

Scooters are known for having more storage space than the average motorcycle. Because the engine is actually connected to the rear wheel, that leaves a lot of room under the seat for stuff. It's convenient, but it still limits the utility of the bike when you want to buy more than some milk and …

Electric Bikes

The New Outdoor Living Room: 10 Favorite Built-in Sofas for Decks and Patios

We're in the process of gutting our backyard. One of the design elements we're adding is a large deck with a built-in, U-shaped sofa—a spot for the family to lounge and unwind. In addition to the great lounging benefits, a built-in design saves us from having to splurge on new outdoor furniture. …

Living Rooms

Samsung's new monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

Consumer electronics makers have tried for years to make computer monitors more attractive by adding in things which few folks cared about, such as speakers. But a new monitor from Samsung has an added feature which we wouldn't mind seeing in more monitors from now on — integrated wireless charging …


Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures


Industrial Design Student Creates Simple, Ingenious Soft Drink Bottle Carrying Device

Up-and-coming industrial designer Sunny Su is part of a new generation of creators who use 3D printing to take product designs from concept to …

Industrial Design


The clients’ ambition and aspirations for the property is for the creation of two high quality contemporary residencies, which boast a unique and sophisticated architectural design style. Whilst the design must generate dwellings with drama and excitement through the use of scale, volume, elegant …


A Custom, LED-Lit Slide Twists Through This Family-Friendly Vacation Home

A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.

Project: Conine ResidenceArchitect: CTA Architects Engineers

When Steve and Alexi Conine first sat down with architect Brad Hoyt to talk about the design of their vacation home in Jackson, Wyoming, they had an …


Designer Turns A Konica Film Camera Into A Digital Shooter With 3D-Printed Parts

The Konica Auto S3 is considered by camera lovers to be one of the best low-cost rangefinder pocket shooters. Originally made in 1973 it features a 38mm f1.8 lens and internal leaf shutter. But it also shot 35mm film. A designer, Ollie Baker, gave the camera a new lease on life by pulling the back …


World Bodypainting festival 2015 – in pictures


Sleek “Baselamp” Will Turn Almost Any Object into a Lamp

The ingenious Baselamp by Luke Lamp Co. can transform almost any object into a lamp. A favorite glass bottle, flower vase, fish bowl - anything that allows light to pass through it - can now easily illuminate your room. Just set the item on the sleek, minimalist base and watch it instantly work.

To …


Real life 'Pac-Man' satellite will clean up space junk

The Swiss aren't big on littering, and that philosophy apparently applies to space, too. After the nation's EPFL Center for Space Engineering launched its first satellites (the tiny SwissCubes) into orbit, the very next mission planned was "CleanSpace One" to get them out of orbit. For one, the …

Space Debris

Turing Phone promises physical strength and secure communications like no other

Turing Robotic Industries recently took the wraps off a phone which — if it lives up to its promises — could be essentially indestructible and ridiculously secure. The Turing Phone is built from a “revolutionary liquid-metal” called Liquidmorphium which is stronger than steel and titanium. If that …


This 3D-printed walking tank is the world’s ultimate toy

When does a toy stop being a toy and become something altogether more impressive? It's a difficult distinction to make, but the HMC Boudicca — a 20-inch-tall scale model of a multistory walking tank — certainly crosses the line for us. Assembled from 400 hand-painted, 3D-printed parts and outfitted …


Montana Couple Develops American-Made 5-Axis Desktop CNC Mill that Retails for $3,300!


What do you get when a machinist marries a mechanical engineer? If you're Matt (the machinist) and Michelle (the mechanical engineer) …


These IIT graduates have built an electric scooter that charges faster than your phone

For four years, Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain slogged for hours in their dorm rooms, working on prototypes of devices ranging from clean combustion engines to efficient battery packs. By the time they graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in 2012, their dream of …


This House Hidden In A Cliff Has Amazingly Terrifying Views Of The Sea

Two Greek architects have created a striking house design called ‘Casa Brutale’ that perfectly complements the powerful concrete style known as …


GoPro's Hero 4 Session is its smallest camera ever

Our raft hit a rock about one mile into the white water rafting trip down Colorado’s Eagle River. One of the groups in front of us had blocked the path, so our guide was forced to steer us into riskier waters. The rock wasn’t enormous, but our speed and the impact were enough to send me backwards …


Sky High Real Estate Prices Equals a New Look for San Francisco

It’s not exactly breaking news that the housing prices in San Francisco are high. The median price for a home in San Francisco is now exceeding $1 …

San Francisco Bay Area

Giant Japanese robot will fistfight America's MegaBot

Get set for a live-action version of Transformers, as the company behind giant Japanese robot Kuratas has accepted a duel challenge from upstart US challenger MegaBot. However, it'll only fight on one condition: Combat must be hand-to-hand with no guns. Kuratas has been around for three years and …


FormLabs Creates New "Tough Resin" for 3D Printing

Tough is durable, adaptive, and impact-resistant. Perfect for engineering challenges, this sturdy, ABS-like material has been developed to withstand …

3D Printing

Artist Creates Whimsical Paintings Using Spilled Food

Trading ink for coffee, Giulia Bernardelli creates stunning works of art using food as her medium. The Italian artist produces intricate paintings that look as though they’ve been created by spills or drippings from a spoon. Portraits, animals, and sprawling seas appear so effortlessly crafted that …


Takeshi Shikauchi Architects Design A House With A Checkered Facade

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Urban Design

Toyota’s crazy tilting EV underlines what’s wrong with US cities

"You're not going to topple over," I overhear a patient Toyota rep explaining to a nervous i-ROAD test-driver, "just have fun." Two minutes later, …


Tactile interface developed to navigate CAD environments

Graduate shows 2015: Royal College of Art graduate Ming Kong has created a conductive material and used it to make a haptic interface for …

Emerging Technology

Yea or Nay on These Edge-Guided Scissors?

More than a few press outlets have called this product design a "genius" invention, but it's left me scratching my head.

Inventor Tamas Fekete has …

Industrial Design

Paddleboarding Artist Makes Murals from the Water

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Oahu born artist Sean Yoro, otherwise known as Hula, has painted a serene mural from the comfort of his paddleboard.

In production company CaptureFlow's timelapse of Hula's creation of Iuma, drones capture aerial shots of his mural coming to life. The artist uses a paddle …


Apple interns can make almost $80,000 a year, report says

When you're Apple, it pays to be the largest company in the world (at least by market cap), so much so, even interns reap the benefits.

Apple interns can apparently fetch salaries approaching $7,000 a month, or $80,000 a year, according a Business Insider report. One former Apple non-engineering …


This Elegant Router Inspired by Eero Saarinen Will Declutter Your Desk

Elevating the world of wi-fi, in both function and appearance.

Style has never been paramount in the connectivity sphere. Just glimpse the shelves of clunky, unreliable routers that haven’t changed in 10-plus years. “They have been black boxes for so long, but now wi-fi is becoming a core …

The Arts

Blatman-Cohen Architects Design A Home That Blurs The Distinction Between Interior And Exterior

Blatman-Cohen Architects have designed a new house for a family in Netanya, Israel.

The architect’s description

The house location, relatively close to …