Space Exploration: What’s Next? Wildcard

Space Exploration: What’s Next?

August 17, 2015

A New Human There is one fundamental premise of the space travel hopeful: space is expansive and there is no technology on the foreseeable horizon that will make space travel into a day trip. Engineering has made some advancement in rocket speed but the greatest change has happened in the

Your Everyday Accessory: The Backpack Wildcard

Your Everyday Accessory: The Backpack

August 1, 2015

BankNote NYC is a brand-new Brooklyn based carry company founded by two longtime friends, Chris Zumtobel and Bjorn Talbot. They believe in quality American manufacturing, simplicity of design, and the intersection of aesthetic and functionality. The BankNote Backpack is durable, water-resistant and offers designer quality at an accessible price of

Sleeping Bag Hammock:  The Bison Bag Creates An Camp-Patible Experience All Stars

Sleeping Bag Hammock: The Bison Bag Creates An Camp-Patible Experience

July 22, 2015

Since Julia Keables and Lance Williams from Clayborne Outdoor Good launched the first Bison Bag they have gotten a ton of feedback and with that knowledge they have made some vital improvements to the sleeping bag hammock to create an even more ‘camp-patible’ experience that is available through Kickstarter here.

The Design Guide to Crowdfunding Design

The Design Guide to Crowdfunding

June 12, 2015

We’re living in a Golden Age of innovation and creation. Despite the opportunities and prowess however, crowdfunding and creating physical products isn’t easy, it’s actually incredibly hard. It can be done though. So if you’ve ever dreamt of seeing your sketches on store shelves, if you’ve got awesome designs gathering

The Science of Sight: How Our Eyes Detect Color, Shape, and Light All Stars

The Science of Sight: How Our Eyes Detect Color, Shape, and Light

June 4, 2015

Our eyes begin developing after we are born. According to the American Optometric Association, vision begins when light rays reflect off an object and enter into the eye via the cornea (the transparent covering of the eye). The cornea refracts and bends the light rays that pass through the pupil.

InFrame: A New Documentary Film Series Revealing The Unique Journeys Of Rising Creative Professionals All Stars

InFrame: A New Documentary Film Series Revealing The Unique Journeys Of Rising Creative Professionals

June 2, 2015

The film series of intimate shorts, filmed by Berkhout, cofounder and director of Like Knows Like, follows the unique journeys of the talented creative individuals that make up the Format community. Tracing the beautiful — and sometimes turbulent — paths to success of photographers, artists, designers and illustrators around the

Business Cards Made From Melted Crayons Wildcard

Business Cards Made From Melted Crayons

May 14, 2015

24-year-old artist Dorota Pankowska is living in Toronto, Canada. She usually strives to create unique and original ideas that haven’t been done before. Her business cards made from melted crayons left an impression and made us look. “I started by getting the exact shape I wanted laser cut from acrylic,

The Lil Trucker Multi-Tool All Stars

The Lil Trucker Multi-Tool

May 9, 2015

The latest tool by Philadelphia-based Innovation Factory is titled Lil Trucker. It’s a multi-tool that is the ultimate instrument for rugged outdoorsman and survivalist adventurers alike – all while fitting in your glove compartment. Originally developed for rescue workers, the tool uses no bounds. Crafted out of hardened 1055 carbon

Postdigital Artisans In Fashion, Art, Design And Architecture All Stars

Postdigital Artisans In Fashion, Art, Design And Architecture

May 4, 2015

The book Postdigital Artisans (Frame Publishers, ISBN 978-94-91727-61-0, $45, order the book directly from Frame Publishers or at Amazon), compiled by LS:N Global editor Jonathan Openshaw, sports craftsmanship with a new aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture on 296 pages. Digital technology has irreversibly changed how we see, think and act.

The Phone Pocket Plus Fits Larger Phones All Stars

The Phone Pocket Plus Fits Larger Phones

April 29, 2015

You know those things you didn’t realise you needed until you had them – like GPS or a charger that doesn’t need a plug – Bellroy’s Phone Pocket Plus (available via Bellroy or at Amazon) is one of those. Here’s a wallet that holds your cash, cards, phone and key,