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The Odin: Designing a Dog Toy That Both Humans and Dogs Will Like

3 days ago

There is something delightful about the Odin Kickstarter video. I can’t decide if it’s because the project was created by a small family with a bright idea (dog included) or…

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Some Lucky Kid Will Get to Wear This Incredible 3D Printed Iron Man Prosthetic Hand

3 days ago

When your first design objective is ‘It Needs to Look Awesome’, chances are it will probably not only look awesome but BE awesome, too. Such is the case with mechanical…

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New Jony Ive Interview Reveals His First Phone Prototype and How He Makes Design Decisions

7 days ago

After a series of unfortunate events including criticisms of his design decisions and problems with manufacturers in their complicated supply chain leading up to their largest new product release category…

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‘One Skateboard at a Time': How Chapman Skateboards Creates a Skate Deck From Scratch

7 days ago

Having been manufacturing skateboard decks since 1991, Long Island, NY-based Chapman Skateboards have been the number-one supplier of skateboard decks for the largest East Coast skate brands including Zoo York,…

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New Documentary ‘Plastic Galaxy’ Tells the Story of the Original Star Wars Toy Designers

2 weeks ago

If you were one of the lucky few who was a kid back when the original Star Wars films were released (sadly, I wasn’t), chances are the official ‘Star Wars’…

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‘Evolution of the Desk’ Breaks Down the Evolution of the Modern Workspace

3 weeks ago

As the remote and always-mobile worker becomes more commonplace, it can be easy to forget just how many tools we are actually carrying around in our backpacks or pockets…be it…

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GE is Crowdsourcing Home Appliance Designs Like Local Motors Does for Cars

3 weeks ago

Having worked out considerably well for Local Motors, the crowdsourced design business model is certainly something on the radar of companies in other industries. The approach not only stirs up…

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New Short Film ‘Briefly’ Explores the Definition of a Design Brief in the Design Process

3 weeks ago

Last week we gave you a heads up about a new short film from creative firm Bassett & Partners that explores what the meaning of a design brief is from…

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Formula One Engineers Bring Color to Carbon Fiber Designs With New ‘Hypetex’ Material

3 weeks ago

Known as one of the strongest and lightest materials to work with, carbon fiber is also not without its limitations…particularly in the color department. Aiming to change that, a team…