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Robert Brunner, who gave Ive his first Apple job, discusses the designer's new C-suite role—and why it matters.
Earlier this week, we reported that Apple created a new senior management position for esteemed designer Jonathan Ive, freeing him up to pursue big-picture projects while cementing his …Jonathan Ive
As a product designer, it seems crazy to me that no one's really figured out the SLR camera lens cap thing. Which is to say, where do you put the cap …Cameras
You’ve probably played the board game Snakes and Ladders before. Here’s a ladder with a new personality. It can coil up like a snake.!
Now luckily it …
Parsons students reinterpret Poltrona Frau leather scraps into bike seats and headphone holders.
Italian furniture makers Poltrona Frau recently launched an initiative to cut down on waste. The company, known for its sleek leather furniture, has asked students at Parsons School of Design to create …Furniture
As publicity stunts go, Virtual Drift is a pretty complicated one. Here’s how it works: start with a driver from Formula D, a professional drift racing league. Build him an absurdly heavy custom helmet with an Oculus Rift instead of a visor. Wire his car up with a directional sensor and a server. On …Virtual Reality
Use your old coffee grounds to drink more coffee.
We drink 500 billion cups of coffee globally each year. Think of how many coffee grounds that entails—and how many of those grounds end up in a landfill.
German designer Julian Lechner has invented a new strategy for keeping grounds out of the trash. …Coffee Brewing
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I haven't owned a car in nearly ten years, so everything I drive is either a rental or a ZipCar. And when you get into an unfamiliar car for …Chevrolet Camaro
Headphones using printed electronics, designed by Maxime Loiseau, are made of only eight parts.
Traditionally, making headphones is a complex process. The devices are commonly made up of at least 50 parts, and the production process is lengthy. But a new kind of headphones, created using a technique …Headphones
Flying in style for most people means an upgrade to first class. But for the super rich, flying in style means plush white leather seats, where the term "leg room" has lost its meaning.
In a collaboration between luxury car company Mercedes-Benz and airline Lufthansa Technik, the two German …Aeronautics
3D printing has rapidly been growing and becoming more accessible to any ol’ average or curious user of the machines. The latest step in the three-dimensional production world is the introduction of an affordable and easy-to-use machine called Bocusini. This device could turn any novice chef into a …3D Printing
We zip-line through life stopping only to click pictures of nature’s abundant beauty for our Instagram. No one pauses to stare at the sunset anymore. …Furniture
The Light Phone pictured above is a phone I’d like to use on a daily basis. It’s got no touchscreen display, no texting apps, no games and no …Phones
The concept artists who envisioned the future of the automobile created edgy, forward-thinking illustrations knowing their works might never be seen — and would likely get destroyed.
But some of the forward-looking art created during Detroit’s “Golden Age of Automotive Design” made it outside …Art
The Apple Watch is water-resistant and Apple CEO Tim Cook even says he showers with his on. But can you actually take it for a swim without destroying its complex circuitry? The answer isn't so clear.
A number of video tests suggest the Apple Watch is more water-resistant than Apple is letting …Apple Watch
Take a good look around you and I bet you won’t find a spot for a radio. With apps on Smartphones, do we really have a place for these long forgotten …
Are you one of those people who hates touching the faucet after you’ve washed your hands? Mind you, it’s a little OCD, but totally makes sense …OCD
There are many drones on the market, but this might be the last one you need! The X-Drone features many of the top features that recreational and …
Use the energy from the sun to clean your pool. With the Robotic Solar Pool Skimmer, you’ll be able to remove leaves, dust, organic material and debris fro
Use the energy from the sun to clean your pool. With the Robotic Solar Pool Skimmer, you’ll be able to remove leaves, dust, organic material and …Renewable Energy
Bruno is a combination of a trash can and a vacuum, its floor level vacuum system eliminates the need to bend over or the use of dust pan. Due to …Trash
A new challenger has emerged in the consumer camera drone fight to take a slice of the market currently dominated by Chinese manufacturer DJI. It’s a …Robots
Apple Watch owners may have noticed there’s a tiny port hidden inside the groove of the bottom band connector. Before the watch’s release there was some speculations whether the port just be used for diagnostics, but the Reserve Strap have discovered third-parties can use it to recharge the …Apple Watch
RV2 is a concept motorcycle built around the idea of lack a traditional chassis, a Monocoque structure. The top part of the bike is a carbon fiber …Carbon Fiber
Whichever side of the political equation you fall, there’s no denying that complaints about police brutality are all over the news at the moment.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California thinks its got the solution, however: a new Mobile Justice CA app, designed to help individuals …Policing
Remember the old rear-projection TV your grandparents had? The HTD -01 Concept is based on this outdated technology, but uses state-of-the-art …Grandparents
Tilt-Lock Hand Saw design was born out of the idea of creating compact hand saw with double-edged blade. You can read the designer’s explanation …Wood Grain
Anyone looking for a more immersive gameplay environment is sure to be interested in a new virtual reality helmet created by Feelreal, that has been …Virtual Reality
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Ben Cramp is a man who had a career in industrial design, and ditched it—twice. The lure of the shop was too strong to keep him behind a …Industrial Design
Industrial designer Jessica Chan was working on a sustainable printer concept when she made an interesting discovery: "I learned that inks—even those …Beer