What a fun little idea. If you're one of the gajallion people who use Google today you'll notice that they misspelled their name! In order to commemorate their 11th birthday, they used two 11 to create "Goog11e." Happy Birthday, big… Continue
If the unicycle and Segway had a baby, it would look like Honda's new U3-X. With a simple lean, the device moves forward, backward, side-to-side and diagonally. How? The large wheel is actually made up of several small wheels in a series, which can rotate independently. As of right now, the U3-X gets a single hour of battery and weighs under 22 pounds. Top speed on this… Continue
Wow, this baby looks cool! While everyone is holding their breath for the Apple tablet, Microsoft unveils their concept called Courier. Gizmodo got the first sneak peek, which they're calling more "booklet" than "tablet."
This has to be one of the most outrageous aquatic vehicles I've ever seen! Inspired by dolphins, the Seabreacher is a submersible watercraft that is able jump, dive, and roll through the water at speeds up to 40mph, or 20mph underwater.
Designed and manufactured by Innespace Productions, the boat took over 10 years to develop and is easy enough to drive and…
Here's an interesting video we happened to miss last year, when it first aired. Nike dives into its trash bins and creates a limited edition shoe that sells out! Nike asked basketball star Steve Nash to help develop and promote the shoe, called Trash Talk. Trash Talk is the first performance basketball shoe made from manufacturing waste.
If you've ever been curious about what the difference is between art and design, check out what Web Designer Depot has to say. I'm a huge fan of both art and design myself and this article really helped me figure out what the difference is between the… Continue
Found in Esquire's Ultimate Bachelor Pad in Soho, New York, the Obscura CueLight uses a series of sensors and an overhead projector to cast images on a pool table that follow the balls around as you play. The $80,000 system (not including the table) is set up so that balls reveal a hidden image on the table, and when moving around, are traced by flames or water ripples…
If you've ever been curious about the art and design that went on behind-the-scenes during the Obama campaign, you'll want to check out this new book, Designing Obama. The Design Director of the Obama campaign, Scott Thomas, collaborated with artists… Continue
I absolutely love this new concept for Sony's Playstation 4! Tai Chiem created this PS4 console which features a glass touchscreen panel and a glossy black round compartment to place your disk. PS4 will give the gamer a unique cable-free gaming experience with its Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity. Coolest part? The transparent display of the main unit can show thumbnails…
If you're an artist or a designer or just someone who loves all things design, check out Fast Company's Masters of Design 2009. This year's design set features an array of dazzling talent: Coke's pop artist David Butler, Pentagram's infomaniac Lisa Strausfeld, the… Continue
Added by alice on September 18, 2009 at 8:30am —
(Yehuda Raizner / AFP/Getty Images) What a wonderful gift! To celebrate Tel Aviv’s 100th anniversary, the city of Brussels, Belgium, sent 500,000 dahlias to Tel-Aviv so that they could arrange a temporary flower carpet. In addition, a Belgian team of experts were flown in with the flowers to oversee the 100 volunteers who helped assemble it! Designed by Israeli artist Adi Yekutieli, the…
Check out this cool typography film created by BYU design students and faculty, for the 5th Typophile Film Festival. It's a visual typographic feast about the five senses, and how they contribute to and enhance our creativity.
Next time you have some guests over, bust out these chat plates and get ready for a few chuckles. Quirky and charming, these plates were designed to resemble conversation bubbles from manga, or Japanese comics. They were designed by Ikuko Nakazawa and are available at the… Continue
If you love microwave popcorn but hate the bag, here's something for you. In 2008 Anni Nykänen won four awards for this popcorn concept bowl. Basically, it's a popcorn bag that transforms into a four-legged bowl. You won't have to stick your hands into a greasy bag or transfer your popped popcorn to a new bowl!…
Everyday, as I scour the web looking for interesting things to post about, I run across a few of these pictures. They're signs or little pieces of advice that pop up like presents on the screen. These life lessons remind me to stop and enjoy life. The remind me to step away, ask me to change my perspective or give me reason to laugh. What I love most about these signs, though, is that they…
A line of kitchen appliances designed by Karim Rashid for Slovenian appliance manufacturer Gorenje are on display at the IFA show in Berlin. They incorporate a band of color produced by LEDs that can be changed to suit the decor as shown below.
Rashid also designed a cooktop that looks like an alien craft landing map.
Though I'd love to be more "green," I'm often left scratching my head trying to figure out what I can do to help Mother Earth. Lucky for me, Citizen Scholar has created this colorful new poster called Reduce Your Impact. It's designed to do just that, remind me of easy activities I can do to reduce my impact on… Continue
Download one of SHOWstudio's seven exclusive design_download patterns and create your own unique version. A selection of the most accomplished interpretations will be displayed as part of SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution.
Or forgo the contest altogether and just download the patterns from designers John Galliano, Junya Watanabe, Alexander McQueen,Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Martin Margiela, and Gareth Pugh. It's a chance to create your own designer… Continue
Added by wendella on August 27, 2009 at 7:00am —
Oh, wouldn't it be great to be living in the UK! You'd be one of the first ones to scoop up the coveted LG Touchscreen Watchphone (LG-GD910)! It will first go on sale in the UK in its Bond Street Station shop on Thursday, 27th August. Available for a limited time only, consumers will be able to purchase the must have gadget of the year at the exclusive price point of £500 ($825). Check out the video to see the watchphone in action! Touchscreen, music player, videophone...holy… Continue