Kyle Stewart

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Experience Over Convenience: The Manual Coffeemaker No. 1

There's a clear difference in taking some precious morning moments to brew a fresh cup of coffee for yourself and paying a visit to your local …

Coffee

Clever Swedish Tool Designs that are Hard-to-Find in America

To an American, the old-world European way of doing business can be frustrating to encounter. You have these companies making incredibly refined, …

Furniture

A Google X Co-Founder’s Ingenious Technique To Rapid Prototype Socially Responsible Products

Instead of slowly tweaking their design over months and months of testing, the team at Soma used Tom Chi’s Home Team / Away Team technique to refine designs of their new water filter as quickly as possible.<p>Two years ago, I cofounded a company called Soma. We create and sell a sustainable glass …

Google Glass

Make Wooden Balls With A Router!

Routers

Samsung's first Smart Bulb is Bluetooth-only and lasts 10 years

Though it got beat to the punch by arch-competitor LG, Samsung has just released its debut smart LED bulb, literally called the "Smart Bulb." It looks nothing like the multi-tiered model we saw at the FCC, but retains the Bluetooth-only spec -- unlike the WiFi-based Philips Hue and LG's …

Inspiration | Off The Grid

Articles in Inspiration<p>Andres Amador is no ordinary artist. He neither draws or paints. He doesn't sculpt. Instead of a white canvas, he uses nature, …

I Fucking Love Rocket Stoves. Outdoor fireplace designed by Jamie Durie.

Mechanical Iris Will Make You Want a Laser Cutter Even More

Mechanical irises are very intricately designed mechanisms that are mesmerizing to see in action — and if you have a laser cutter, you could make one …

Naoto Fukasawa on the Future of Product Design (Which May or May Not Include Bentleys) - Exclusive Interview at Design Indaba 2014

It turns out that one of the designers who I was most curious to see was scheduled to be the second to last speaker at the 2014 Design Indaba …

Product Design

Green | Off The Grid

Articles in Green<p>The year is almost done but through out the months The International year of soils was celebrated around the world. NRCS joins …

Vermicomposting 101: How to Start a Worm Bin System - Gardening

Composting outdoors is wonderful, but it requires space and, in most climates, the warmer temperatures of spring, summer and fall. Just because it’s …

Molecular Flipbook

Janet Iwasa isn't the average biochemistry researcher. Frustrated by inadequate drawings representing the work she and her fellow scientists were doing, she felt there was a better way. Though she had no background in art or animation, Iwasa saw the toolset as a means to better create more accurate …

Atoms

Spool Bookcase (Tutorial)

I'm pretty sure most of my spending money goes towards books and fabric. I have more books than I know what to do with and probably ten more books on …

This Cheap, Strong Cardboard Standing Desk Will Let You Ditch Your Deadly Office Sitting

Have you always wanted to try out a standing desk but didn’t want to commit? This recyclable model is assembled without any glue or fasteners and costs only $65.<p>Looking for a cheap and sturdy standing desk? There are DIY options. But if you’ve always wanted to have some cardboard furniture in your …

How to Start Square Foot Gardening

The post How to Start Square Foot Gardening appeared first on Premeditated LeftoversHave you ever wanted to grow a large vegetable garden but don’t …

Gardening

DIY: The $7 Pendant Light Redo

During our recent remodel, I installed a pair of Industrial Pendant Glass lights from West Elm in our dining room. I loved their overall look (and …

What Our First Industrial Design School Assignment Should Have Been: Self-Made Carrying Cases

One of our first assignments as industrial design students should have been to design and build our own carrying cases. But no, we students were too …

HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

Sewing

Designing for Knife Storage, Part 1: Blocks and Wall Racks

When I work with clients to organize their kitchens, knife storage is one of the issues we tackle. Everyone has different needs and constraints—but …

Knives

How One Man Talked Sir Jony Ive Out Of Quitting Design

We all know Jony Ive, Apple’s lead designer for years and the mind behind the groundbreaking designs of the iPod, iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Pro. Tom Karen, designer of the Bond Bug car as well as other, less weird things, is not as well-known now, but back in the day was called on to keep a young …

Weird

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …

Washing Machines Can Be Strangely Confusing, But Peter Fabor is Here to Save the Day (And Our Clothes)

We've all been there—befuddled by the many options the washing machine has to offer and envisioning the possible horrors that could arise with the …

Washing Machines

The Perfect Office - Dash Smart Earphones, Shortcut-S Keyboard and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

Generating Embroidery with an Arduino

Want a nifty way to combine the craft of embroidery with electronics? The folks working on the open source Embroidermodder demoed their software by …

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Cheap, Resourceful DIY Mini CNC Router/Mill Contraption

Few Hackaday Readers would disagree with the classic phrase: <i>Necessity is the mother of invention</i>. That statement is certainly no exaggeration when it …