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Ford looks to geckos to boost the recyclability of its cars

Photograph: TRAFFIC/AFP/Getty Images<p>The Tokay gecko. Geckos have become the unofficial mascot for biomimicry ever since the development of new adhesives and sticky pads inspired by the mechanics of gecko …

Forum Frenzy: A Sketching Exercise

Michael DiTullo reveals a step-by-step guide to ideation through sketching<p>One of our long-time readers recently took to our Discussion Boards to …

Open Bionics robotic hand for amputees wins Dyson Award

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1188000/1188971_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532479620_e91c625e00127c806c7f52d6ed869303<p><b>A prototype 3D-printed robotic hand that can be made faster and more cheaply than current alternatives is this year's UK winner of the James</b> …

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DIY This Floor Lamp Using 3-D Printed Parts

Why settle for generic box-store products when you can construct your own designs? The folks at the Polish firm UAU Project think that more people can tap into their inner maker, and hope the SMF.01 lamp will help make that a reality.<p>The floor lamp is the first in UAU’s Self-Made Furniture line, …

10 adventurous things to do in Donegal

Meraid Griffin grew up on Ireland's rugged west coast. Here she reveals the ten things you must do to truly appreciate the area's wild beauty.<p>Even …

9 Mind-Expanding Books Of Philosophy That Are Actually Readable (A Guide To Practical Philosophy)

Very few people wake up and think “I need philosophy.” This is perfectly understandable. But of course, everyone has their own problems and are …

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

HDR halo removal – example: The original image is tonemapped with quite extreme parameters and exhibits notable halos (1). After the halo removal in …

Designers have an obligation to make sure their work is truly sustainable

"There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials and making things durable." When Robin Day, the industrial designer best known for the injection-moulded polypropylene stacking chair …

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a traditional Neoprene suit could keep him warm, but the suit's material could be synthesised only from non-renewable, …

Sustainability

Creative Lip Synching Music Video Created from 4,000 Portraits of 350 People

It’s getting harder to impress these days when it comes to music videos, because there seems to be an abundance of uber-creative people putting …

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …

Candid With Ken Koo – What is Design Thinking?

You best know him as the man behind the red dot awards – concept design, Singapore, however I know Ken Koo as the visionary behind many design …

A Different Kind of Desk Lamp

The Ugol lamp is a simplistic desktop lighting solution with a very creative way of staying upright. Designed to hug any corner, it leverages the …

things come apart: a teardown manual for modern living by todd mclellan

‘things come apart: a teardown manual for modern living’ by todd mclellanimage © todd mclellan motion/stills inc.<p><b>todd mclellan – things come</b> …

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