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Some of the best industrial design work shared with a commentary.

October 30, 2020
How the Pandemic is Shaping Future Car Design
How the Pandemic is Shaping Future Car Design

It seems like it’s been a decade since the start of 2020, but we’re still a couple of months out from the finish line. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of ordinary, everyday life, from the way we shop for groceries to how our kids attend school. With the exception of a few […]

August 31, 2020
Is CNC Machining Good for Prototyping?
Is CNC Machining Good for Prototyping?

There are a number of ways to create prototypes, although some are more efficient and effective than others. To help you determine whether CNC machining is the best approach for your needs, here is a look at the perks and the pitfalls of this approach. Form and function Since additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D […]

August 25, 2020
Everything You Need To Know When Designing Products For Injection Molding
Everything You Need To Know When Designing Products For Injection Molding

Injection molding is one of those manufacturing technologies that is so central in our everyday lives that we hardly even notice its existence. It’s one of the most commonly-used plastic formation techniques with numerous industrial applications, and its market is continually evolving and expanding. Custom made plastic parts manufactured with injection molding are the perfect […]

November 18, 2019
Mini Scooters Designed Using Original Volkswagen Beetle Parts
Mini Scooters Designed Using Original Volkswagen Beetle Parts

On top of having top-notch mechanics skills, Brent Walter is a pretty creative guy with a taste for design. Using parts of original Volkswagen Beetles, he built these cool mini-bikes that prominently display one of the most unique design features of the car. The result is just as cute as one could expect.

September 18, 2019
Tourbillon Sapphire Dragon, an Incredible Limited Edition Watch Design
Tourbillon Sapphire Dragon, an Incredible Limited Edition Watch Design

If you didn’t think that watches could be artistic creations, the “Tourbillon Sapphire Dragon” should convince you otherwise. This incredibly detailed piece of work, designed by Richard Mille, was crafted in sapphire and gold before being incorporated within a mechanical movement. To achieve this amazing feat, new hand-polishing and finishing techniques were developed by the […]

August 27, 2019
Egg-holders That are Shaped Like Penguins
Egg-holders That are Shaped Like Penguins

Ever seen a documentary about penguins protecting their eggs from the freezing cold? If yes, you have already seen them in the position that inspired Peleg Design’s designers to imagine these cool egg-holders. In this case, each penguin is designed in a way that makes the design complete only when the egg is inserted. Also, […]

June 28, 2019
The Meteorite Watch by David Rutten
The Meteorite Watch by David Rutten

It can be hard to stand out when designing a new watch. There are so many creative watch designers creating all kinds of crazy designs that being unique becomes nearly impossible. The designers at David Rutten, a Belgian watch startup, found a special way to stand out from the crowd, they went for a unique […]

June 27, 2019
The Flying Drone Lamp by Kazuhiro Yamanaka
The Flying Drone Lamp by Kazuhiro Yamanaka

When should a design decision start? This is the first question I asked myself when seeing this flying drone lamp by Kazuhiro Yamanaka. For me, this use of drone technology is a bit over-the-top and the project shouldn’t exist. However, I still get mixed feelings about this. Design and technological research has often proved useful, […]

June 16, 2019
Dreyfuss: a Modern Handset Inspired by Retro Phones
Dreyfuss: a Modern Handset Inspired by Retro Phones

Uji Terkuma is a talented product designer based in Lagos, Nigeria. He works as an industrial designer in the Lagos Tecno design lab, where his work focuses on the design of mobile devices and accessories. The retro-futuristic post introduced in this blog post is an homage to Henry Dreyfuss, an iconic American designer who made […]

May 23, 2019
This Ladybird-Bike is a Moving Children Library
This Ladybird-Bike is a Moving Children Library

When closed, this bike looks like the random food-selling street carts you can see everywhere in China. However, when the ladybug opens its wings, something magical happens: it’s a tiny library! Made of abandonned bikes and discarded metal car sheets, this “library-bike” can go anywhere to bring joy to kids by carrying children books. Just […]

March 28, 2019
5 Watch design trends we’re seeing in 2019
5 Watch design trends we’re seeing in 2019

If you’re a watch brand in 2019, you’d best be doing something different, otherwise you’re just going to get lost in the sea of companies out there all vying for our attention. At Designer Daily, not much slips past our nets when it comes to noticing the design trends currently happening in the world of […]

December 20, 2018
The NERA is the First 3D Printed Motorbike Prototype
The NERA is the First 3D Printed Motorbike Prototype

With its sharp edges and agressive design, the NERA was built to create a strong impression. It was conceived by the innovation team of NOWLAB under the direction of Marc Mattia Cristofori. On top of the creation of a fully 3D printed electric motorcycle, this project was also an occasion for BigRep, a 3D printer […]

November 8, 2018
The Flexpai: a flexible smartphone available for pre-order
The Flexpai: a flexible smartphone available for pre-order

Usually, when we share this type of designs on Designer Daily, it is a concept that came straight out of some designer’s imagination. In this case, the design exists and is available for pre-order on Royole’s website. The Flexpai is a flexible smartphone that you can even fold, which is an impressive feature technically speaking. […]

November 1, 2018
The Wright Pen, a clever 3 in 1 pen for creative people
The Wright Pen, a clever 3 in 1 pen for creative people

As kids, we all loved these four-colors pens that allowed us to do our homework using only one pen. It wasn’t the most functional device and didn’t have the best design, but it gave us a feeling of empowerement. The Wright Pen is also an all-in-one device, but it allows you to access three widths […]

August 15, 2018
The Apple Watch Dock by Studio Proper
The Apple Watch Dock by Studio Proper

Do you know how to make sure that you will not lose your Apple Watch? Always put it in the same place! You surely already have a hook for your keys, a stand for your phone, and a bucket or something else for other small appliance, it’s time your Apple Watch gets its own. Designed […]