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Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

Want to Make Your Bike Electric in One Minute? GeoOrbital Powered Bicycle Wheel

Do you want to turn your old bicycle into a two-wheeled Tesla? Well, if you have GeoOrbital’s new Powered Bicycle Wheel you can easily do just that. …

TRON

Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible

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Most people are secretly threatened by creativity

Creativity is highly prized in Western society—much touted by cultures that claim to value individualism and the entrepreneurial spirit. But scratch beneath the surface, and it turns out that a lot of schools and businesses aren’t actually all that excited about bold new ideas. By and large, we …

Top 5 Tools For Freelance Designers

Working for yourself, and being your own boss─it sounds great, and for the most part, it is. Yet, all the flexibility that you have as a freelancer …

Geometry of Bike Handling

How these measurements affect stability :<p><b>Rake and Trail:</b><p>Fork Rake is also known as Offset, which more accurately describes what it is: the hub’s …

Road Bikes

Tales from the bar - a tour of London's 'great pubs'

<b>Giant oak wine barrels sit above the bar of the Cittie of Yorke in Holborn - which is more reminiscent of a great hall in a Tudor mansion than than a traditional pub.</b><p>The jury is out as to whether or not the massive casks were ever used as genuine storage vessels - or simply part of the inn's Tudor …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Q BY EQUINOX

The men's style destination<p>Mr Porter / Q by Equinox<p>3.How to build endurance<p>In the third of our fitness films, we focus on improving our running …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

Aviator Chair: A Flat Folding Leather Chair Made Using No Joinery

The Aviator Chair is a challenge to create a flat folding luxury leather armchair from a single piece of material with no joinery. Created primarily …

Furniture

Why Cycle Cities Are the Future

The 2010 launch of the “Boris Bike” - London’s cycle hire scheme, named after mayor Boris Johnson – was the clearest indication to date that cycling …

Urban Design

INFENTO: World's First Real Constructible Rides

“Your offspring grows like weed and to keep up with that you keep on buying clothing, beds and chairs. For children rides there is now a solution. …

Life With Ziggy Stardust: A Legendary Music Lensman on Shooting David Bowie

At times it’s easy to forget that <b>David Bowie</b> is not, in fact, a lean, extraterrestrial rock god sent down to bless us mortals with the gift of glam. Not so, one assumes, for <b>Mick Rock</b>, who bore more intimate witness to Bowie the Man than perhaps any other living lensman. From 1972 to 1973, while …

David Bowie

10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that …

The Weird, Wonderful Science of How Bicycles Balance Themselves

There's a whole line of study into how a moving bike can stay upright without a rider.<p>There's a whole new science of how to balance bike-share stations. The idea may sound overly academic, but there's a practical outcome: an empty station means no one can rent, and a full station means no one can …

Study Skills

The UK's most charming seaside cafes and restaurants

Fancy a road trip this bank holiday weekend? Our food experts pick their favourite places to eat by the sea, from sandy crab shacks to smart fish restaurants<p>Whether it’s tucking into crisply battered fish at a sandy picnic table, or knocking back a lemon-spiked oyster in a waterside bistro, there …

New England

This Robotic Hand Is Inspired By A Chameleon’s Tongue

For creatures without opposable thumbs, chameleons are exceptionally good at reaching out and grabbing things. That’s thanks to their very special tongues. At one and a half times a chameleon’s body length, these tongues can dart out and snatch prey on impact with sticky, gripping flaps of skin. In …

Why MIT's New Design Program Will Get Designers a Seat at the Table

Matthew Kressy on MIT's Integrated Design and Management program's unique approach to engineering, business and design<p>As designers we know that good …

Mercedes' Counterintuitive, Award-Winning Materials Choice: Lose Weight and Increase Efficiency--By Replacing Aluminum with Steel

When trying to "lightweight" something made out of steel, the designer's natural inclination is to turn to aluminum. But the R&D guys over at …

Carbon Black Wheelchair : World’s Easiest Manual Wheelchair to Push

Designed by Andrew Slorance, <b>Carbon Black Wheelchair</b> features minimalist design made out of carbon fiber. The material is chosen to out perform other …

Industrial Design

Origin Laser Tools: The World's Most Bad-Ass Laser Levels

In the non-square, non-level, non-plumb world we live in, the Stanley FatMax laser level is one of the handiest tools I own. Can't remember what I …

Let Ideo’s Top Brass Show You How To Solve Problems Like A Designer

Ideo.org’s new Design Kit aims to teach everyone, from CEOs to activists to ministers, the principles of human-centered design.<p>Last month, Ideo.org–the nonprofit spinoff of global design and innovation firm Ideo–launched an online guide to the practice of human-centered design. A creative approach …

A Twist on Tool Design

BONE is an innovative concept for the creation of tools through generative design and selective laser sintering. An algorithm for each type of tool …

Can Marimekko Go From Cult Design Brand To Fashion Empire?

The Finnish brand has cult status among design snobs. Now Marimekko wants to expand by playing up the very thing it got famous for: fashion.<p>Banana Republic, maker of practical wrinkle-free dress shirts and flattering fit-and-flare frocks, is not typically at the forefront of fashion trends. But it …

Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World

Short of material innovation and aesthetic refinement, the bicycle as we know it has changed very little since its early days of development in the late 19th century. However slight, the evolution of the world's most widely used mode of transportation is not one to overlook. To document the most …

Lost Lanes: A beautiful cycling guidebook to South East England

Jack Thurston of The Bike Show, has created what must be the most beautiful guide to cycling in South East England. The Lost Lanes book has been sat …