Design

1 Timepiece, 10 Variations, 365 Days A Year

1 Timepiece, 10 Variations, 365 Days A Year

Quality timepieces commonly range from $250 - $400. Mijlo created a collection that retails for the price of one: the Everyday Watch ($247), a 10-in-1 timepiece with easy-change straps and a clean, simple design. The ten variations of the watch give you a perfect fit for every occasion. Two clean, classic faces and five bands …

PowerCube Extended USB

PowerCube Extended USB

This little gadget is probably a must-have item for your everyday life. The Powercube, which will extend the use you make of your office power, is a dual USB port adapter with four socket adapters for wall outlets. The modular design allows easy expansion by connecting multiple units like Laptop, iPad or Android phone. While …


It's All About Pressure, Volume And Temperature

It’s All About Pressure, Volume And Temperature

Are you ready to enjoy the perfect shot of espresso? Great espresso is both an art form and a science — and that is why this print is all about the various delicious espresso based beverages while it also explains the in's and out's of espresso theory and preparation in great detail. This Exceptionally Great …

Logo Poster Design By Mark Bloom

Logo Poster Design By Mark Bloom

This wonderful Logo Poster is a limited edition of 100 x A2 posters featuring 126 logos designed by Mark Bloom (aka Mash Creative) between 1998 and 2014. The print is a hybrid of litho printed black with screen printed fluorescent yellow ink on 250gsm GFSmith Naturalis Absolute White Matt paper. Each poster comes hand numbered …

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Become A ‘g’ Sponsor

Become a ‘g’ Sponsor and get the chance to promote your company, product or service directly here on the blog. This is as a way to support our writing and allow us to devote more time to producing the kind of content you’ll enjoy. We’ll start out with a low weekly sponsorship fee, and go from …


The Design Trivia App Celebrates Design Enthusiasts

The Design Trivia App Celebrates Design Enthusiasts

The world’s first design trivia series app has arrived, featuring personal questions from some of the most significant international designers, including the influential Stefan Sagmeister, Steven Heller and Lita Talarico. The DESIGNerd 100+ trivia series app celebrates design enthusiasts. It’s for those who love design—its history and its quirky facts. It’s for those who are …

Flat Pack Freeform Armchair

Flat Pack Freeform Armchair

Digital fabrication in furniture design becomes more and more popular. Hungarian-based Adorjan Portik's Freeform armchair comes as flat pack and is a good example for such furniture. It begins as 3D computer model, and after modelling the curved surfaces are translated into triangles and cut with a laser cutter, numbered–you can see them in the …

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Amsterdam-based designer Bas van de Poel from Wonder Years created this illustrated guide to to the worst viruses in computer history. De Poel asked about two dozen artists to create illustrations of famous offenders like Melissa and Beda. The Melissa–see boxheader image above–virus is named after the author’s favorite exotic dancer. The macro worm infects …


Looking Into The Abyss

Looking Into The Abyss

The Abyss Table (limited to 25 editions, roughly $9950) is handmade by local artisans and craftspeople using high-grade, ethically-sourced wood from Forest Stewardship Council managed forests and glass, this piece of furniture functions as both a conversation starter and an actual table–the design is concerned with depth, and creates a geological cross-section as mesmerising as …

A Smart Multimedia Solution

A Smart Multimedia Solution

Bring the chaos that is your cluttered hallway to an end with the handmade nextboard (starts at roughly $650). The smart design solution lets you hide all the technology and cable chaos in one minimalist design board. Inside there is enough space to accommodate a Mac mini or a HTPC computer in ITX format. Alternatively you …

Capture Dense 3D Models

Capture Dense 3D Models

Occipital's Structure ($399) sensor brings the third dimension back to your mobile device. It allows you to capture dense geometry. This enables you to simulate real world physics. Think capturing and preserving precise 3D models of people, places and things for the rest of time, or playing augmented reality games in the space that surrounds …


Wikipedia Redesign Concept

Wikipedia Redesign Concept

Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites in the world. It hasn’t been changed or redefined during the last 10 years. The web and its technologies has developed further and so have its users. After the research phase was done, George Kvasnikov and his team spent a lot of time creating wireframes and prototypes …

Can You Design The Future?

Can You Design The Future?

History is full of visionaries who have imagined the impossible, turned it into a reality and disrupted the world around them in the process. By embracing radical new visions, ideas and concepts, these disruptors have been the originators of a new way of thinking, doing and being. They are the revolutionaries of disruptive technology and …


Titanium Keychain Carabiner: Reimagine Your Everyday-Carry

Titanium Keychain Carabiner: Reimagine Your Everyday-Carry

A carabiner is one of the few products that is typically designed for use in rock climbing. But they also make great keychains. The only problem is not the design, but the disposable mass produced nature of the keychain products that made them cheap and lacking in aesthetics. Designer Thanasit Inkavesvaanit is looking back on …

NS2 Air Monitors Sitting In Hand-built Rubber Coated MDF Cabinets

NS2 Air Monitors Sitting In Hand-built Rubber Coated MDF Cabinets

By combining AirPlay, Bluetooth and Spotify Connect in one set of Active speakers, Nocs’ state-of-the-art NS2 Air Monitors ($400) have set a new standard in the music industry. Stream your favorite tunes wirelessly via Mac, PC, iOS, Android or WP8. Turn your device into the ultimate music experience. That’s the power of sound, sitting in …

Exclusive Freebie: 35 Marketing And SEO Services Icons

Exclusive Freebie: 35 Marketing And SEO Services Icons

An icon (from Greek eikōn "image") is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting. More broadly the term is used in a wide number of contexts for an image, picture, or representation. "It is a sign or likeness that stands for an object by signifying or representing it either concretely or by analogy, …


Minimalism, Geometry And Typography Apparel Design

Minimalism, Geometry And Typography Apparel Design

NOWAY are a couple of young creatives, looking at the world with a kaleidoscope, "pointing it at our own passions and constantly renewing the path we want to go," state the designers. As the viewer looks into one end of the kaleidoscope, light entering the other creates a colorful pattern, due to the reflection off of …

Virtual Reality On Your Smartphone

Virtual Reality On Your Smartphone

David Coz and Damien Henry at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris built a cardboard smartphone housing to prototype VR experiences as part of a 20% project. The results elicited so many oohs and ahs that they inspired a larger group to work on an experimental SDK. From there on Google wanted everyone to experience …

Fonts Created By Homeless People

Fonts Created By Homeless People

Homelessfonts is the first website to let you buy fonts created by homeless people. This initiative aims to bring some dignity to the life of homeless people and raise awareness of this issue, which affects more and more people. “Homelessfonts.org was set up as a ground-breaking scheme which joins the artistic side with social commitment. …


Philips Two-In-One Monitor

Philips Two-In-One Monitor

Philips Monitors has created a two-in-one computer display that puts a new angle on multitasking. This world's first virtually seamless Two-in-One display brings dual monitor productivity and minimalist, ultra-thin design to desktops. For this outstanding idea Philips Monitors was named the recipient of the 2014 COMPUTEX d&i Gold Award for outstanding innovation in the development …

A New Way To Consider Time

A New Way To Consider Time

Look at your smartphone less when you wear this revolutionary watch built from premium American hardwoods. The Grovemade Wood Watch ($199), designed in collaboration with Stefan Andrén, is timekeeping evolved. You’ve got the exact time in your pocket, along with a whole universe of facts. The Wood Watch doesn’t try to replace your smartphone; it …

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

The idea of combining recipes with the traditional tattoo-culture is what inspired the project’s name and the tattoos’ illustrations. This project has added tattoos to culinary culture. To create a new jargon to combine these two cultures, the designers Marina Cinciripini and Sarah Richiuso have creatively mended the tattoo-tradition with traditional recipes. Titled I Tradizionali …