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These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

How fast could you go on a fixed-gear, 104-tooth chain ring bike? That’s what frame builder Tom Donhou and his friends sought to answer. Inspired by …

The Field Guide to Typography

In "The Field Guide to Typography," Peter Dawson, co-founder of London-based Grade Design, leads the journey through 125 different typefaces (which is not to be confused with fonts). From the start, the book compares itself to a birdwatching handbook, as both cater to an obsessed minority "who …

Typography

Quality Furnishings from Token

While at the WestEdge Design Fair, I discovered Brooklyn-based Token, a design and manufacturing studio that develops contemporary handcrafted …

Shop

Picchio Furniture

New Portuguese brand Picchio entered the scene at 100% Design and is dedicated to producing unique, signed pieces using raw and interesting …

Furniture

People People's Ultraminimal 'Spiran' City Bike

Last we heard from People People, we took a look at their 'invisible' speaker; the Stockholm-based design studio has since come out with several …

Atlantic Ocean

OS X 10.9 Mavericks: The Ars Technica Review | Ars Technica

No longer an apex predator, OS X takes some time for introspection.<p>After a dozen years and nine major releases, OS X has had a full life: the …

A Slender Armchair That’s Part Nordic, Part American

The Oslo chair, by a trio of young designers, imports a streamlined Scandinavian sensibility to Bernhardt Design.<p>Consider the pressure of legacy on today’s Scandinavian furniture designers. Expectations are formidable in the region that produced the iconic designs of Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobson, and …

Furniture

Student Loan Forgiveness: Available for Many, Used by Few

A few weeks ago, I went on HuffPost Live to talk about current student loan forgiveness programs and the stunning lack of public knowledge about them.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently released a report showing that more than one-quarter of America's workforce -- more than 33 …

College & University

Ostrich Pillow Light simplifies the art of power napping

The original Ostrich Pillow was a phenomenon when it was revealed, receiving a slew of press coverage. Then is was launched on Kickstarter and raised …

Neue Frutiger Font Family by Linotype

Neue Frutiger – Sans Serif Font Family.<p>The original Frutiger typeface was created in the early 1970s by the legendary Swiss font designer Adrian …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

Google's new 'Chromebook for everyone' is a sleek 11-inch HP laptop

At an event in New York City this morning, Google announced the new HP Chromebook 11. The Chromebook 11 is a low-cost Chrome OS laptop, with an 11-inch, 1366 x 768 pixel IPS display and Chromebook Pixel inspired design. The new laptop, which Google is selling for $279, is available to order from …

Articles about concrete proof 9 ways design cement on Dwell.com - Dwell

With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...<p>Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots …

Architecture

Strand Residence in Dana Point, California by Horst Architects

Modern Architecture Inspiration.<p>The creative team of Horst Architects designed the luxurious Strand Residence located in Dana Point, California. The …

Modern Architecture

Jony Ive: The man behind Apple's magic curtain

The reclusive and prolific Jony Ive, the man behind the Apple iPod, meets with USA TODAY for a rare interview about Apple's once and future mission.<p>CUPERTINO, Calif. — The man who designed the iPod ponders the question with furrowed brow.<p>"That's a good one," says Jony Ive, when asked what he would …

Little Giant Chair by Signe Hytte

Signe Hytte just graduated from the Danish design school TEKO and is pursuing furniture design. Recently exhibited at Greenhouse in Stockholm, the …

Furniture

Froc Adjustable Modern High Chair

Froc is a new high chair by Slovenian company Rimarket and design studio Gigodesign. But not only is this a nice-looking high chair, it’s also …

Furniture

Win This Hockenheimer M from Relabl.com

To whet your appetite for Relabl’s upcoming launch, they’re offering two lucky readers a chance to win a “Hockenheimer M” from NJUStudio. The …

Design

Hood Modular Pendant by Form Us With Love

The Hood modular lamp, designed by Form Us With Love for ateljé Lyktan, makes a bold statement with the large petal-like pieces it’s made from. The …

Furniture

Seats and Stripes: Flat Pack Furniture from bram/stijn

Bram Burger and Stijn van der Vleuten are the duo that make up bram/stijn, and their introduction into the furniture world is a series of flat pack, …

Furniture

D*Table: A Table with Infinite Possibilities by The D*Haus Company

The D*Table, by The D*Haus Company, is bound to solve any table and storage solutions you might have. First, it’s 8 tables in 1. Yes, EIGHT. That …

Furniture

Adagio Outdoor Swing by Francesco Rota

I’m pretty sure swinging is still a thrill no matter what your age is and it’s even better when you find one that’s not kiddie-size. Italian designer …

Furniture

Potato Chip Stool: Lastu by Juhani Horelli

Juhani Horelli is a Finnish furniture designer with a new start-up company byHorelli. With pieces rooted in traditional scandinavian design but with …

Furniture