Some of the best industrial design work shared with a commentary.
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 […]
Until now, I refrained from purchasing a 3D printer primarily for one reason: all you could print was plastic. Of course, I’m talking about consumer 3D printers, it’s been possible to print on metal or ceramics for a while already, but purchasing one of these printers was out of budget. ClayXYZ is the first 3D […]
If you are visually impaired, it can be hard to access many electronic devices. Computers have special equipment to make typing and visiting websites more accessible, but newer techology is often built only for people with full sight. Korean designer Dot worked on a way to make the smarwatches more accessible and designed the first […]
Flyte is a Swedish design company who has launched a few popular Kickstarter projects already. You could say that they are now famous for creating floating products, like this light bulb or this planter. They didn’t disappoint with their latest design that includes a wooden structure and a levitating (yes!) chrome ball to form a […]
If you didn’t yet, it’s the last moment to register for A’ Design Awards. The competition, based in the beautiful city of Como in Italia, is an excellent opportunity for all kinds of designers to get exposure and recognition for their work. If you happen to win, then you’d get even more benefits, such as award […]
Because we need some beauty in our lives, these products should inspire you. The skeleton corkscrew Start opening your wine bottles in a cute and scary way. Via Modcloth. The Nixie tube clock This clock comes with an alarm and everything you’d expect, but its main feature is the cool design. The brush bike park The […]
From the very beginning of his campaign, President Trump’s campaign has been very controversial. At the heart of the controversy, the accusations of sexism and racism targetting him. For the racism, his opponents saw it embodied by the wall he was promising to build between Mexico and the United States. He went as far as […]
Coming from Switzerland, I’m a bit of a traditionnalist when it comes to chocolate. I tend to like my chocolate any shade of brown, depending on the mood. Despite all this, I try to keep an open mind and appreciate the efforts of people who try to be creative with chocolate, which is exactly what […]
Nowadays, Kodak’s brand is associated with technologies that have nearly totally disappeared. However, the company didn’t stop innovating and kept looking for ways to make modern photographers happy. Named the Ektra, this smartphone to be released by Kodak changes the regular priorities of this type of devices and put photography features ahead. The camera has […]