the simplicity of the minimalist NU:RO analog watch is as impressive as it is mesmerizing. its two dials, with hours at the top and minutes at the bottom, rotate to show the time in the middle inside the hourglass. even at a quick glance, the twin movement constantly works to ensure complete clarity withinRead More →

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A graduate of the Royal College of Art, Charlotte Kingsnorth studied for her masters in Design Products under Tord Boontje. Kingsnorth now has a London-based studio where she “melds together functionality with a personal exploration into materiality, form and the subversive.” 1. Slashed by Charlotte Kingsnorth Charlotte Kingsnorth produces limited-editionRead More →

With the Tour de France fast approaching, cycling is spinning onto our screens and into our consciousnesses in a big way. We’ve scoured chic cycling stores and be-spoke boutiques the world over to find the latest and greatest outerwear collections and a range of slick cycling accessories that mean there’sRead More →

I prefer sketching on paper, but one undeniable benefit to sketching on a tablet is that you don’t have to worry about the light source. Back when I worked in a design office, the position of my desk lamp was a constant, if minor, irritation. Source: A Japanese Desk LampRead More →

Turns out that polar bear paws naturally have an excellent non-slip grip. Most of us know that nature has already come up with an endless supply of brilliant design solutions, just waiting to be integrated into your designs. The problem is that you have to be exposed to nature inRead More →

To highlight The North Face’s new Futurelight material, produced by a “nanospinning technology” that allows for air-permeability, the brand debuted a super-light camper co-designed with BMW Designworks. More than futuristic looking, the waterproof, light and breathable Futurelight fabric stretches across a geodesic-dome frame on a function, mobile platform. Source: BMWRead More →

A lot of excitement revolves around optimizing packaging for e-commerce. But what about optimizing products? Nick Gunia, the co-founder/CEO of Cleanyst, intends to do just that with his new reusable packaging platform for personal care and cleaning products. Source: Cleanyst: The intersection of sustainability and ecommerce optimizationRead More →

  Less, but better. An illustration of Dieter Rams Dieter Rams is one of the most influential designers alive today. He spent most of his career as head of design at Braun, where he worked for 40 years. His name has become synonymous with modern product design. Source: 11 lifeRead More →

Product Design has undergone quite some change in the years gone by. From being a highly physical design field to being adapted for the digital world, there has been an evolution that incorporated product design into our everyday life quite seamlessly. Source: Five major trends shaping Product DesignRead More →

Viavia’s Transit creates a new wave of storage and carry that looks and feels more utilitarian than leather, serves its purpose, and does so while being eco-friendly, durable, water-resistant, stain resistant, and extremely handy. The Transit comes in three sizes and four colors and is made from silicone, rather than the traditionalRead More →

Warmth and cosiness are exactly what we all need at home, and buying furniture you should take it into consideration: it should be cosy and create an inviting ambience. The piece we are sharing today is right what you need: it’s so comfortable that you’ll never want to leave it.Read More →

spanish architect marià castelló has developed a collection of framework structures for diabla, a new brand of outdoor furniture, accessories and complementary items. D12includes simple and straightforward pieces supporting different elements and conceived for practical ends: a shelf, a hanger, and a table. Source: marià castelló designs collection of practical framework pieces forRead More →

Porsche Classic Project Gold 993 Turbo S The last air-cooled Porsche 911 left the factory in 1998 with the last of the 993 models — until now. Porsche Classic happened to have an original 993 bodyshell around and decided to build it into a 993 Turbo S. Despite being twentyRead More →

  Four years ago, a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jumpstarting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world’s roads with solar panels. The bold idea has undergone some road testing since. Source: Why roads paved with solar panels are not suchRead More →

Over the course of two years, metalsmith Seth Gould built a project he calls Coffer, a gorgeous wrought iron puzzle box. Gould made the box from scratch — he forged the metal, machined the bolts, everything! The majority of pieces, including the bolts, levers, and staples, are made from wroughtRead More →

French designer Philippe Starck has created a new GPS wristband for the country’s voluntary lifeboat rescue service to help people stay safe in the water. The device is known as the Individual Alert and Localization Device, or DIAL, was commissioned by lifeboat organisation Les Sauveteurs en Mer (SNSM), as aRead More →

by Alexander Frane Cannabis purveyor Mirth Provisions , out of Washington, has recently released Drift , a line of sublingual cannabis sprays. Built for ease of use, quick activation, and discretion, Drift is a convenient alternative for non-smokers to enjoy the effects of cannabis without the long activation wait andRead More →

If the future of charging cables has to be defined, then the Mag Cable is a good benchmark to begin with. We all have had our fair share of cable snaps, USB connection issues and the works, it’s annoying and destroys a piece of your device. Source: Magic of MagRead More →

Renowned Japanese studio Nendo has designed a set of bowls that seems “as if one is growing out of the other” along with a “seemingly unbalanced” tea set that hides under its lid for Chinese lifestyle brand Zens . The set, called Fungi, comprises seven bowls for food or objectsRead More →

roam robotics have revealed a robotic powered exoskeleton designed to superpower your knees during skiing and snowboarding. the wearable technology straps onto the users thigh, connected to a backpack, and is designed to aid mobility. Source: robotic exoskeleton designed for skiing helps you take on the slopesRead More →