Compostmodern in Review
This weekend, I attended Compostmodern, a conference hosted by the AIGA SF that discussed the role of designers and the future...
Product Developments
We asked three product designers from three different fields what the future holds. Oddly, none of them mentioned crystal balls.
Review: Tadao Ando
The architecture of Tadao Ando seeks to connect the building with its surrounding.
Review: The Idler's Glossary
The Idler's Glossary by Joshua Glenn and Mark Kingwell, designed and illustrated by Seth, came out this month from Biblioasis.
125 HDTV Super Review
Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...
Dwell Reviews 6 Modern Desks
The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.
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.
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Two Innovative Tea Products
You may have heard of the hot beverage made by steeping dry tea leaves into boiling water.
Product Spotlight: Uproot Wines
Look out modern world, there's a new wine in town.
Product Spotlight: Mitre Stool
Designed and manufactured in Brooklyn, New York by the furniture and lighting maker trio of Souda, the Mitre Stool is a playful...

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