Nike's Recycled Jerseys
As you may well have heard (that's what you pay PR people for, no?), Nike previewed the nine World Cup 2010 jerseys…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Facade Printer Inkjets the City
Touted as 'an inkjet printer in architectonical scale,' the Facadeprinter works by taking a vector or pixel file, and…
Grovemade Launches Watch 02
Portland-based Grovemade launches an upgrade to their iconic line of wood, leather, and metal watches.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
Plant Your Mac! By Monsieur Plant
Monsieur Plant transforms Macs into living artworks in his Disconnect & Think Nature! series
Surf Shacks 042 - Jeff "Yoki" Yokoyama
Meet Jeff “Yoki” Yokoyama, a 60-something- year-old family man from Newport Beach, California, who doesn’t look a day…
Product Design by Femme Den
At this point, it's virtually ingrained in the popular consciousness: “Women make up 50 percent of the population and…
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees. It’s not just that…
Making the Future
We live in a manufactured world. But is it some kind of utopia, full of iPods, Swiffers, and pre-cut fruit? Or is it a…
Take Four: Well Designed Shoes
Take Four will be a semi-regular look at four things that follow a trend. First up: designer shoes. The relationship…
Material ConneXion Library Has Over 7,500 Innovative Materials
Andrew Dent, a scientist and the vice president of Library and Materials Research at Material ConneXion, shares intel…
Meet the Faces Behind Our Renovation Issue
The writers and photographers that made our September 2016 issue possible.
Normann Copenhagen's Revamped Showroom and Flagship Store
Normann Copenhagen's new showroom can be described in many ways: bold, experimental, artistic, curated. The renovated…
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the…
Roger Federer's Personal Logo?
If you put any stock at all in national stereotypes--we Americans are a bit pudgy, I confess--then you're no stranger…
Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side
Data defines the way we build and the way we design our cities and structures—at least if we want to build smart, says…
From the Show Floor: Pecha Kucha
The Design and Innovation stage closed the day with a bang in a fast-paced Pecha Kucha-style presentation of six…
Your Next Car Might Literally Be Made of Money
Tomato fiber, retired currency, and used cigarette filters are just a few of the things researchers are thinking about…
Friday Finds 05.03.13
After a long hiatus, we are elated to say that Friday Finds is back in action! From a jazz-soaked film soundtrack to…