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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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…

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Behind the Design: Neon Distributors’ Handcrafted Neon Sign Process

3 days ago

If you’re going to be in Portland, Oregon this next week, be sure to add Design Week Portland to your list of things to do. The annual October event features…

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Behind the Scenes at the “One Man, One Engine” Mercedes-AMG Manufacturing Plant

3 days ago

Founded by three former Mercedes engineers in 1967, AMG was created as a way for Mercedes-Benz to experiment with new technologies in the automotive racing world before passing those technologies…

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Boat Manufacturer Puts Polycarbonate to the Test With Transparent Sea Kayak Design

3 days ago

For decades, the ability to view sea life without a snorkel or expensive scuba gear has been limited to glass-bottom boat tours, aquariums and if you were lucky enough, a…

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Bendgate Revealed: Is This Why Apple’s Latest iPhones are Bending? Probably.

6 days ago

After much speculation and internet chatter, it has been confirmed by Apple that “yes”, their phones do bend. While they have said that only nine cases have been reported, there’s…

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Netflix Premieres Their ‘Print the Legend’ 3D Printing Documentary Today

6 days ago

Earlier this year SolidSmack reported on ‘Print the Legend’, a feature-length documentary that focused on the 3D printing revolution and what has become of it. Starting today, the film will…