Jake Mayer

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BENT Collection by Tristan Frencken

Simple is the name of the game when it came time to design the BENT Collection. Tristan Frencken worked with coated aluminum and slightly bent …

DIY Furniture with a Few SNAPs

Spanish designers Maria Roca and Erika Biarnes of new company Be-elastic have come up with a creative way to help furniture keep up with our increasing mobile, space-conscious and environmentally-sensitive lives. Their first design, SNAP, is a steel loop leg that clamps on and off—making it …

Furniture

Why Lego Is Spending Millions To Ditch Oil-Based Plastic

The toy company wants to find an alternative material for the 60 billion bricks it makes a year. But it’s not going to be easy.<p>Lego’s 57-year-old toy empire was built on plastic. But now the giant Danish toy company is investing millions into getting rid of it. By 2030, Lego bricks will no longer …

Sustainability

Corporative Font Family from Latinotype

Corporative, a semi serif type system from Latinotype with 64 fonts.<p>Latinotype’s Corporative is a semi serif type with 64 fonts. Its friendly and …

Typography

Package Inspiration: Beautiful Bottles and Labels

I love great package design. And lately I've been obsessing with bottles and labels. Every time I go to the supermarket to get beverages, alcoholic …

Elementiles: Decorative & Functional Wall Elements

Ontwerpduo designed a series of wall elements for Vij5 that are not just decorative, they’re functional. Elementiles is made up of mirrors, magnetic …

Two Urban Homes on One Plot of Land in San Francisco

A unique opportunity presented itself to Zack | de Vito Architecture + Construction when they discovered a standard RH-2 parcel of land in San …

Interactive slideshow: explore new products from Antenna Design for Knoll

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> explore Knoll's collection of adaptable office furniture in this interactive slideshow, which features new pieces by New York …

Captivating Book Sculptures Turn Literature Into Works of Art

Artist Jonathan Whitfill blends literature and art in the form of book wheel sculptures that will make you stop, stare, and maybe even read along. Whitfill gives new life to old books for his <i>Shredder</i> series, producing layered pieces that give off an aura of sophistication. Since many of these …

Art

The MIMIC Wall: Rethinking the Workplace

MG2 and Eastman Innovation Lab join forces to imagine the office of the future<p>From standing desks to open plans, the modern workplace has become a …

SALt : A Lamp That Runs on Salt and Water

Social Innovator Aisa Mijeno Shares Lessons from Launching A World-Changing Product<p>During a recent trip to the Philippines, I had the great pleasure …

Articles about these 5 custom built ins let you have it your way on Dwell.com - Dwell

In today’s trade and consumer markets, many believe that sleep-deprived customers have begun to dismiss the traditional mattress...<p>An inside look into Fender's cutting edge Mod...<p>An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>A lot of speculations and …

Beverly Hills

Lana Dansky Branding by Alexey Malina Studio

A branding project by Alexey Malina Studio for Lana Dansky Handmade Toys.<p>Alexey Malina is a Moscow, Russia based art-director and owner of Alexey …

Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a …

Alternative Fuel

These headphones let you switch between styles in a snap

If you're in the market for a good set of headphones, at some point you have to decide whether you want on-ear headphones or over-ear versions. Either option has its pros and cons: on-ear headphones are smaller, more portable, and can make for a better seal depending on the shape of your ears, …

Pluto TV, An Online Video Service Targeting Cord Cutters, Will Stream Hulu

Up-and-coming video streaming service aimed at cord cutters, Pluto.TV, will now be distributing Hulu’s free content, thanks to a new distribution agreement between the two companies. For Pluto TV, the addition means its service will now be able to offer a wider variety of mainstream fare, including …

Televisions

Now Blood Donors Can Get a Text When They Save Lives

The usual visit to a blood donation center goes something like this: you enter a sterile room, ease into a seat or lie down and have your blood …

'Steve Jobs' trailer looks like the next 'Social Network'

We got a brief glimpse at Danny Boyle's <i>Steve Jobs</i> film back in May, but today we've finally got a full trailer to watch. Scripted by Aaron Sorkin (<i>The Social Network</i>, <i>The West Wing</i>), the biopic stars Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as Apple's former marketing …

A Look At The Tech That Could Mean We Never Have To Charge Our Phones Again

Technology that can wirelessly power our devices on the go could change our world. Imagine never having to plug in your cell phone again, or technology that continuously keeps your electronic car battery running.<p>According to Energous Corporation, that day is just around the corner. Energous’ WattUp …

Phoning home? Ily reimagines the landline as smarter and easier to use

Ilan Abehassera had a communication problem. As a father of three young children who traveled a lot, it was hard for him to stay in touch with his family.<p>He could call the home telephone, but then he could speak to only one family member at a time. He could FaceTime with his wife, but again, it was …

Apps

Magic Leap adds former Vevo CEO to its mysterious team

Magic Leap is as mysterious as it's ambitious. Ever since the Google-backed startup raised a whopping $542 million, it's been pegged as the next big thing in mixed reality. But apart from it being a platform that incorporates digital lightfield technology, little is known about the experience or …

A solar-powered plane traveling from Japan to Hawaii just hit the home stretch

Solar Impulse 2 had traveled 67 percent of the way to the tropical US state by 2100 GMT Wednesday, having flown 5,199 kilometers (3,230 miles) with 2,536 km more to go, according to the project.<p>By that time the plane and its veteran Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg had logged nearly 75 hours of …

Solar Impulse

8 experiences you should try on Google Cardboard right now

PayPal buys international money transfer company Xoom for $890 million

PayPal is ready to make some new friends.<p>PayPal has reached an agreement to buy money transfer company Xoom for $890 million, a move that brings …