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Behind the Design: The Craft 2.0 Work Table

10 hours ago

Aiming to bring the best of yester-century into today’s modern work environments, Studio Renier Winkelaar, an independent design agency two hours outside of Amsterdam, has created a table that is…

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Lederhosen-Clad Dudes Play Metal Toolboxes as Musical Instruments

11 hours ago

When it comes to the hundreds of possible uses for a toolbox, playing one as an instrument doesn’t necessarily rank very high on the list…unless the sound of a hammer…

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Industrial Designers Society of America Launches Site Redesign

1 day ago

Leading up to their 50th anniversary year in 2015, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has been busy revamping their organization to make it more useful for its community…

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Boeing Begins Selling Discarded (and Amazing) Aircraft Equipment

2 days ago

If you’ve always wanted to take a piece of a 747 home with you but don’t have space in the backyard, Boeing has been listening to your concerns. Starting this…

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Autodesk to Open Innovation Workshop in Boston

3 days ago

Hot off the heels of another successful Autodesk University, Autodesk announced today that they are in the process of building a Pier 9-like workshop for fostering innovation in the Boston…

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Rent-a-Build Wants to Rent You a 3D Printer…Delivered to Your Door

3 days ago

Although 3D printer sales have grown exponentially in the past few years, the cost of purchasing a desktop 3D printer hasn’t changed drastically enough for a new generation of ‘non-prosumers’…

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How to Design a Logo in 15 Minutes with Aaron Draplin

3 days ago

Of all of the great skills that product designers and engineers are blessed with, graphic design isn’t necessarily known for being high up on that list. While talent and skill…

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Raspberry Pi is Headed to the International Space Station

3 days ago

While putting 3D printers and other localized manufacturing platforms in gravity-bound homes has presented its own challenges, ongoing efforts to put a full-fledged fabrication lab on the International Space Station…

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Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome Comes to Life in Miami

4 days ago

Back in 1965, neo-futuristic designer, architect, philosopher and all-around badass Buckminster Fuller designed and patented an “autonomous dwelling machine” that he coined the Fly’s Eye Dome. The designer, whose fascination…