Kevin Bloomer

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Brilliant Package Design: Jar-with-a-Twist

Here's yet another badly-acted, supposed-to-be-ironic infomercial, but this one belies a clever product design. The Jar-with-a-Twist is a structural …

Design

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Woodworking

Fallen Tree Bench: Organic Chaos Meets Linear Minimalism

At one extreme, some woodworkers carve and cut endlessly at wood until the material is hardly recognizable – at the other, some craftsmen go for a …

Introducing the BMW i3 Electric Car: Head of Design Adrian van Hooydonk on Bringing Carbon Fiber to the Mass Market & the Future of Auto Design

As of this morning, the folks at Munich's Bavarian Motor Works—a.k.a. BMW—have unveiled the new all-electric BMW i3, the first in their 'i' …

Carbon Fiber

World Time for Dummies

The WRLDCLCK simplifies telling time in different cities in one clever and awesomely simple device. The user can personalize the clock to their …

Bug-licious!

The Farm 432 project explores growing the other white meat: BUGS! Named 432 for the number of hours it takes 1 gram of black soldier fly eggs to turn …

How I Took a Product Concept to Market as a Design Student, by Rob Bye

Text & photos by Robert Bye<p>I first envisioned initial concept for Hangen 18 months ago, and since being featured on Core77 in February 2012, it has …

Product Design