Some of the best industrial design work shared with a commentary.
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 […]
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 […]
All businesses today use web conferencing and multimedia presentations in their meetings. These technologies save your business time, money, and other company resources. It’s easy to set up, too. You just need an internet service. However, those same tools bring with them a disadvantage. You actually do need those computers and internet service, and all […]
How do you read the time if you are visually impaired? There are probably solutions that involve audio with a smartwatch, but they will never be as elegant as this Braille watch. The Dot is a smartwatch that comes with an app you can install on your phone, but it also includes mechanisms to give […]
Some products seem to have been designed the same way forever. Take crutches for example, it seems that one guy buit it one way and everybody thought it couldn’t be improved and kept producing new crutches with the same designs over and over. Of course, there were some minor formal changes in terms of design, […]
If I write the words “cryptocurrency wallet”, you will probably think of something digital like an app, but not of a physical product. This is because most wallets are software-based, but not all, their are also some hardware-wallets out there. Benjamin Hubert, a designer at the Layer Agency, recently launched his own hardware wallet. However, […]
Many designers choose to design for smartwatches because the digital screens allow them to create modern interfaces and innovate. Innovating with a technology that has been around for hundreds of years is harder, especially when the technology behind is more restrictive. With the Loyto L1, the designers found a way to give a new, modern graphic […]
Cryptocurrencies have been a very hot topic since 2017, it’s been in the news daily and keeps on staying at the center of attention. Apart from the volatility of the Bitcoin, one big concern for all the specialists has been the sustainability of the blockchain as a technology, can it really scale and become a […]
Looking at this Nutcracker, most designers would probably tell you that it’s oversized, not convenient or functional. In short, they may find it entertaining, but not well designed. However, a design isn’t only about form and function, it’s also about fun. Thought and designed by Georg Kloeck, a designer based in Eindhoven, this Nutcracker is also […]
Ever discussed with your designer friends about which countries have the best designers? This kind of argument will always be heated as pretty much any point of view will be biased. Now, thanks to the World Design Rankings, we have a statistic base to discuss upon. The World Design Rankings provide a listing with the ranking […]
Every year, A’ Design Award reward excellency in design from all over the world. In the 2017 edition, many great designers submitted their work in almost every possible field of design you could imagine. However, it did catch my eye that the entries in the industrial design category seemed to be really outstanding. In this […]
At IFA 2017 in Berlin, Logitech unveiled its latest high-end keyboard that includes a multifunctional scroll wheel on the left hand side. This scroll wheel is the secret weapon that makes this keyboard so good for power users. With keys that make it somewhat similar to a laptop keyboard, Logitech added a little hollow to […]
It’s a common fact that some designs have the staying power that others can only aspire to. For some reason, they just get better with age. It doesn’t apply to everything of course; no one is clamoring for more Comic Sans. But there are certain things which never really went out of fashion: against all […]
Arizona-based transportation company Local Motors works on beautiful and innovative solutions to improve mobility. On their website, you’ll find some cool car and buses concepts. They also worked on bikes and released two prototypes. These concepts were the winners of a design contest won by Romanian designer Ianis Vasilatos.
When thinking of drones, the average Joe usually pictures a flying thing in his mind. This is far from reality, although most media focus is on the flying, noisy devices. A Kickstarter campaign, already largely financed, is still collecting money to start producing the first bionic wireless underwater fish drone. This electronic fish, controllable with […]