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Eat Cake While Staring At The Apocalypse, With Disaster-Themed China

Handed down from generation to generation, fine porcelain china is one of the mainstays of the wedding gift table. The worlds these designs contain are so <i>idyllic</i>. Rendered in blue or red enamel, a plate might feature a Swiss cottage in a rustic setting or a family of geese paddling happily on a …

UFOs

Announcing the Launch of the Shape the Future Competition - Metropolis

Metropolis's next competition asks designers to reimagine a Corian solid surface as a building and design resource.<p>When it was first introduced, …

Facetime With Your Plants? Welcome To The Future Of Microfarming

SproutsIO, a simple system from students at the MIT Media Lab, lets you grow food indoors using your smartphone. You can water your plants (or Facetime with them) from 3,000 miles away.<p>What if you could grow your own strawberries indoors, year-round, even in the tiniest of urban apartments?<p>With the …

Learn New Skills With Superhuman Speed

The glove looks humdrum, like a garment you might pick up at a sporting-goods store. It’s made of soft black leather and fingerless, like a cyclist’s …

Google Glass

Software is Eating Hardware - Lessons for Building Magical Devices

“Software is eating hardware.”<p>That might sound counterintuitive given all the innovative hardware plays in the mix today — from Android Wear, …

love ring by chutapat wittaya of pilantha

<b>love ring</b> by chutapat wittaya, thailand<p>a designboom exclusive, the love ring by thai designer chutapat wittaya of pilantha is available in high …

shop for unique and fresh new design arrivals

Toggle navigation<p>meter is a professional coat hanger made from solid walnut, maple, or oak<p>the ‘bookmark-pen’ camouflages as a leaf within your …

All is One Collection by Maxim Maximov

Using just one form, Russian designer Maxim Maximov created a collection, called All is One, that includes an ottoman, two lamps with book storage, …

Furniture

Tokyoflash Kisai Night Vision Wood LED Watch : Press The Button to Reveal the Magic

A minimalist appearance of Kisai Night Vision has captivated a lot of people. This time, Tokyoflash releases a new version: <b>Tokyoflash Kisai Night</b> …

Animal Vector Illustrations by Andrea Minini

Animals in Moiré – Vector Illustrations.<p>Andrea Minini is an Italian graphic designer and illustrator with excellent skills in the fields of vector …

Recycled Stone Objects Designed by Ghigos

Recycled Stones is exactly what it sounds like – objects created by recycling stone residue. While we often hear of reclaimed wood furniture, Ghigos …

Furniture

Next-Gen Music Animates Exactly What You Hear

First we had radio. Then we had MTV. Eventually we got YouTube. Now, could music visualizers be the new jam?<p>Maybe! Because if you’d like to experience electronic band George & Jonathan’s third album, you can of course listen to it on iTunes or SoundCloud, but better still, you can head to their …

Nextgen

Put a cork in it!

The Cork Stopper Table merges a unique joinery idea with high-end looks. Its construction consists of a glass top, 4 plywood clip legs, and a giant …

Geometric Wooden iPad and Macbook Sleeves from Grove

Grove’s latest release is a series of wooden iPad and Macbook sleeves that have just the right amount of subtle detail. Available in either Eastern …

MacBook Air

Satyendra Pakhalé on the Perfect Pencil, the Importance of Curiosity, and Why He Quit His First Design Job After One Week

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. Previously, we talked to Eric Trine.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Satyendra Pakhalé<p><b>Occupation:</b> Designer<p><b>Location:</b> …

A Team-Up We'd Love to See: IKEA & Minale-Maeda, Yielding Partially-Downloadable and 3D-Printable Furniture Designs

We've seen the concept of gizmo-joined furniture plenty of times before, most recently with Henry Wilson's A-Joint. To refresh your memory, the idea …

Furniture

Decorative Details That Extend the Lifespan of Your Bags

Product design student Miriam Josi has created a set of decorative details that also extend the life of your bags. HOC 45° consists of a set of …

The Silent Shout

With thought-provoking art projects like "Geometric Porn" (an exercise in which simple shapes can imply something much more powerful—and, in this case, erotic) and "Enlighten the Unpredictable" (a hypothetical trail of a particle in random Brownian motion sculpted into a fragile neon light …

Artist Piotr Bockenheim Puts Your Easter Egg Decorating to Shame with His Intricately Carved Goose Shells | Colossal

<p>Unless you spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours with a tiny electric drill carving intricate patterns into eggshells the last few months, you may …

This 3-D Printed Lampshade Pops Up And Packs Flat

Lampshades don’t box up very well. Luckily, we can now avoid that problem with this 3-D printed lampshade by Dutch designer Michiel Cornelissen Ontwerp–a boon for urbanites on the move. (The last time I moved, I carried my hollow-shaped, space-wasting, easily punctured lampshade by hand.)<p>Like other …

Urban Nature Redefined

Cella is a specially constructed planter pod made of flexible, lightweight plastic to house moss and small plug plants. Cella creates a microclimate …