Micah Baclig

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How Snapchat Plans To Make Money

Predictably, the cat-calls and howls of indignation began.<p>Snapchat and its investors were obviously delusional idiots, Twitter pundits agreed. And arrogant! How else could they pass on a crazy offer from a "desperate" Facebook? Snapchat doesn't even have <i>revenue</i>. Even a <i>one</i> billion dollar offer for a …

Social Media

An Artist Attempts To 3-D Copy And Print Herself

In her series Replicants, Lorna Barnshaw challenges various technologies to duplicate herself.<p>Most sculptors might cite the work of masters ranging from Donatello to Brancusi. But Lorna Barnshaw admits she’s been shamelessly influenced by dystopian sci-fi. It was movies like <i>Blade Runner</i> and shows …

Belle-V Ice Cream Scoop

From gluten-free sorbet bars to ice cream for dogs, we're always on the look out for new ideas within the realm of frozen treats. The latest to pique our interest is the Belle-V Ice Cream Scoop.<p>The brainchild of Dr. Karl Ulrich (Vice Dean of Innovation at UPenn's Wharton School of Business) and …

Ice Cream

No plans for Torchlight 2 on console, says Runic

Bad news for console owners hoping for a taste of <i>Torchlight 2.</i> Publisher Runic says it has "no plans" to release the game on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.<p><i>Torchlight 2,</i> a dungeon-crawling overhead RPG, has sold more than two million copies since its launch for Windows PC. In our review, Polygon wrote …

The ghost of Bitcoin

In search of Satoshi Nakamoto, the man behind the most famous virtual currency, Polygon finds a harrowing digital economy only a gamer could love.<p>S<p>atoshi Nakamoto doesn't exist. Or, at least, if he does, he's one of the rare modern individuals who is practically impossible to locate.<p>Nakamoto is the …

Graft: Disposable Tableware That Looks Like Vegetables

We’ve seen this design floating around the internets and we fell in love with it. Project designer and recent graduate from the Masters program at …

SHRED: Tech Cases Made from 100% Recycled Textile Waste

Barcelona and London based TAPEgear creates eco-friendly tech cases and sleeves for your laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The latest collection …

Google's New TV Gadget, the Chromecast

Chromecast doesn't so much "solve a problem" so much as create a new one: Why can't I put my content, whatever it is, on any screen I encounter, at the touch of a button?<p>For the past couple days, I've been playing with Google's new $35 device for your TV, the Chromecast. It works simply: You plug …

Don't Watch This: will.i.am on Logo Design

So here's a rather painful video of musician and Director of Creative Innovation at Intel will.i.am sharing his thoughts on logo design. Watch... if …

Logo Design

Translucent Hermit Shell Crabs Adorned with Architectural Cityscapes by Aki Inomata | Colossal

<p>Created in 2009 by Japanese artist Aki Inomata, these fantastic little cityscapes atop hermit crab shells were part of a body of work titled “<i>Why</i> …

Bespoke Aloha Goods by The Critical Slide Society

Australian surf outfitter The Critical Slide Society is accustomed to doing things differently. While most surf companies chase after world tour stars to rep their gear, The Critical Slide Society (TCSS) opts for free-spirited longboarders who would rather be landlocked than surf a competition …

Men's Fashion

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Infographics

What the Media Hype is Not Reporting: 3D Printers are Bad for Human Health--But So is Cooking With an Electric Frying Pan

A research paper from the Illinois Institute of Technology looks at a little-examined side of 3D printing: Whether or not it's dangerous to human …

Korshun Footwear

by Dora Haller<p>Dutch footwear designer Anna Korshun creates leather shoes that don't require any glue or stitches. Almost magically constructed, the upper and outer soles are clicked together and then wrapped by a rubber layer that ensures a solid connection. The upshot is a clean and simple …

Fashion Industry

Articles about valet houndstooth atelier d on Dwell.com - Dwell

Diehard design lovers leave nothing to chance when it comes to outfitting their kids and pets.<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum showcases more...<p>Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of …

Furniture Design