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A Fumble-Free Alarm App With A Brilliant Gestural UI

Heavy sleeper? This app, from Tiny Hearts, makes you shake your phone until you wake.<p>Everyone has tricks for motivating themselves out of bed: alarms set at a deafening volume, the <i>Rocky</i> soundtrack instead of a ringtone, or a phone or clock stashed far away from the bed.<p>The new Wake Alarm app from …

Apps

Surrealistic Chandelier With A Mirroring Effect

Hilden & Diaz were inspired by the drawings of Ernst Haeckel and, as I think, by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Salvador Dali, for creation of this …

New Office Products by Present & Correct - The Fox Is Black

London’s Present & Correct bills itself as a retailer of “office sundries for the modern workplace,” but one could argue they also peddle design …

Wooden Illusions: Incredibly Lifelike Objects Carved from Wood by Tom Eckert | Colossal

<p>Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert creates incredibly lifelike sculptures out of little more than wood, paint and patience. Working primarily with …

An Origami-Like Bowl That Expands When You Add Water

Two designers and a team of scientists have reinvented the takeout container for our sustainable century.<p>Some late-night hunger pains can only be appeased by one thing: instant ramen. But as all ramen aficionados know, it’s not only the noodles and mysterious spice packets that count–the packaging …

Product Design

Andrew Lyons’ Incredible Bird Illustrations for Strong - The Fox Is Black

It’s pretty awesome when you’re able to get that client who totally trusts you to do what you do best. They want you for your talent, and that’s what …

Kitchen Island Tower Puts Your Essentials in a Single Stack

Sick of giving up precious space to a cramped kitchen you hardly use? For those of us less inclined to be chefs, this all-in-one stack just may be …

Hank Daypack

From Oregon's Archival Clothing to Montana's Kletterwerks, there seems to be no shortage of quality American-made bags available these days—but that doesn't mean there isn't room for more. With this in mind, we've recently been giving the standard Hank Daypack a run. Made specially with Horween …

Architects Dream Up A “Hairy” Skyscraper That Produces Its Own Energy

Belatchew Arkitektur plans to turn a Stockholm landmark into a full-fledged urban wind farm.<p>We write about architecture as being “dynamic,” “interactive,” or even “animated,” but it’s not really true. All buildings are static, incapable of propelling themselves to spontaneous movement. Architects …

Nike WMNS Roshe Run “Metric” - The Fox Is Black

Sci-fi and the future; I think about these all the time. The science fiction tales of the last 100 years has inspired so many of the objects we now …

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Miami Lift Elevates Visitors to Provide Them a New Perspective of The City

<b>Miami Lift project</b> has won Landmark Miami competition 2013 held by DawnTown. The theme focuses on designing an iconic structure where cities would be …

The Defying Armchair Paszcza by WAMHOUSE (o

Lost in Sofa by Daisuke Motogi for Huzi (r)

Swing with the Plants by Marcel Wanders for Droog

Famed Dutch designer Marcel Wanders combined two outdoor summertime favorites – swinging and gardening – into one, super fun design for Droog. The …

Design

NYCxDesign 2013: The Future Perfect Furniture Collection

One of the coolest NYC design stores, The Future Perfect, launched a new private label furniture collection at ICFF with seating and lighting design …

Furniture

A Beautifully Curated Online Shop Dedicated To Today’s Mobile Workers

Mobilegear.com teamed up with Lunar Design to create a curated e-commerce solution for the untethered workforce.<p>Mobile workers are a fast-growing group. Almost one-fourth of Americans work some hours from home each week, and the number of companies that give their employees the option to work …

Design

Microstock Library 123RF.com Is a One-Stop Shop for Royalty-Free Images

<i>Content Sponsored by 123RF.com</i><p>Considering the easy availability of images out there these days, it's nice to have a reliable and legal resource for …

Web Design

Perceiving the Flow: Human Figures Composed of Unraveling Stainless Steel Ribbons by Gil Bruvel | Colossal

<p>Though cast from bands of stainless steel ribbons, these figurative sculptures by Texas-based artist Gil Bruvel seem more fluid than solid, as if …

Handmade Fantasy Creatures Sculpted by Ellen Jewett

• Petal deer<br>• The Fox’s Curiosity<br>• Lady Coyote<br>• Octopus with fish

8-Way Transforming Table is Poetic Geometry in Motion

Mathematician Henry Dudeney spent his life inventing puzzles to confound and educate the world, but he never would have guessed that his most famous …

17 Hybrid Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind

Dominique Ansel has blessed us with the Cronut, a croissant-doughnut crossbreed. If such a wonderful thing exists, what other hybrid pastry possibilities are there?

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …