“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

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 85 percent...
Crowd-Sourced Product Design
Founded by the 23-year-old entrepreneur Ben Kaufman—who previously developed an award-winning iPod accessory when he was still in...
Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
Donald Strum: Behind Great Product Design
Donald Strum, principal of product design at Michael Graves Design Group, drew a standing-room-only crowd at the Business of...
Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design
The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries.
Some Urban-Friendly Gear from Topo Designs
Topo Designs knows how to create gear for the design-conscious outdoor crowd...
Product Developments
We asked three product designers from three different fields what the future holds. Oddly, none of them mentioned crystal balls.
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home.
A Tale of Two (Grovemade) Wallets
Grovemade's minimal aesthetic and precision-crafted leather make for two amazing wallets.
Leverage Collection—a Kickstarter Campaign from Wander Workshop
Wander Workshop is the Brooklyn-based studio of Mike Boylan and Danielle Pecora.
Swiss Design at Dwell on Design
It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.
Products for the Fourth of July
Our favorite holiday weekend is here so it's time to fire up the grill and get patriotic.
Product Spotlight: Living Tables
Bay Area plant studio Habitat Horticulture has designed plant installations for restaurants, residences, and even the California...
Product of the Day: Sacrificial Chair
Launched by Bridie Picot and Matt Smith at ICFF 2013, Thing Industries is a young upstart with a witty outlook on furniture...
Product Spotlight: Reclamation Etchworks
Industrial designer Timothy Daw and mixologist Ethan Terry have been part of the San Francisco dining industry for many years and...
Product Spotlight: Sketchbooks by Makr
A good sketchbook journal is always by your side, ready to take any notes and documentations of all sorts.
Product Spotlight: Soma Water
Bulky plastic pitchers. Little black flakes of charcoal in the water. Remembering to change the filter on time.
New Products Debuting at DOD
This week we're filling the floors of the Los Angeles Convention Center with products and furniture from our favorite designers,...
Panel: Cars Are Products Too
Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers of mike and maaike, an experimental industrial design studio in San Francisco, gave a talk today...