Natasha Ninow

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Pop’ins

Pop’ins bag by Deux Filles en Fil. The handbag is sold flat packed with press studs and Velcro, easy to assemble and disassemble. I like it.

UI Stencils Case

Custom Leather Luggage Tag

Flea Bag

I noticed a lady on our office floor today with one of these stunning bags. It’s a Flea Bag. Thanks to Google I now know that Fleabags are the …

Pegboard Shelving

I am dreaming of an entire wall in my studio set up with this pegboard shelving system. Made by the Hornsby Berowra Men’s Shed, discovered over on …

Ingenious Zipper Lets You Zip With One Hand

While creating an easier zipper for his sick uncle, one designer fixed the problem all of us have when zipping up.<p>I’m a grown man, and zippers can still be tough. Lining up the slider perfectly with the very bottom of a zipper is the simplest thing in the world. . .until something goes wrong. Maybe …

Under Armour

Why Our Brains Love Curvy Architecture

People are far more likely to call a room beautiful when its design is round instead of linear. The reason may be hard-wired into the brain.<p>When the great architect Philip Johnson first visited the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry, he started to cry. “Architecture is not about …

This Company Wants To “Breed” The Perfect Chair, Using Eugenics

What happens when 10 of the most iconic chair designs ever mate with one another for five years?<p>Imagine using computers to bring countless generations of chairs to life, then forcing them to mate with one another in an orgiastic rut of successive DNA pairings until you finally have the <i>uberstuhl</i>: a …

3 Ways Burberry’s CEO Will Impact Apple’s New Spaceship-Style Headquarters

Apple’s latest high-profile hire Angela Ahrendts has deep experience designing corporate headquarters as the CEO of Burberry. Here’s how she might influence Apple’s new campus.<p>On Tuesday, Cupertino’s city council unanimously voted to green light Apple’s new sprawling campus, essentially the last …

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Design is a seductive career since one gets to spend all day creating the future, be well paid and the profession even has a certain cache at cocktail parties. The more successful one is, the closer one flies to the sun. Top designers are under a constant pressure to outdo their latest project, or …

The Real Genius of Genius Isn't the Genius

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Genius doesn't usually interest or impress me. My work in performance psychology has frequently exposed me to child prodigies and assorted other geniuses in academia, sports, and the …

Banksy captivates New York with guerrilla graffiti art blitz

Famously jaded New Yorkers are getting swept up in the hype over Banksy, the renegade graffiti artist who is leaving his mark across the city this month.<br>Known for his anti-authoritarian black-and-white stencilled images, which have sold at auction for upwards of $2m (£1.2m), the British street …