Category Archives: CULTURE

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Incredible Images Highlight the Unbelievable Interiors of Mechanical Calculators

14 hours ago

It’s no secret that as we move deeper into digital experiences with our phones, tablets, watches and the like, the human need to connect with more mechanical and manual activities…

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Designing for Space: A Brief Look at NASA’s Habitability Design Center

2 weeks ago

Known as the Habitability Design Center, NASA’s “conceptual, human-centered design studio” is nothing short of a playground for playing with some of humanity’s most futuristic design concepts. While it might…

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Tour Autodesk’s Incredible Pier 9 Innovation Workshop (Video)

2 weeks ago

Since opening in the fall of 2013, Autodesk’s Pier 9 has been nothing short of a dream factory where designers and engineers have access to literally every tool possible for…

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MoMA Expands Kickstarter Collection, Adds Projects to Permanent Collection

2 weeks ago

Back in May of this year, the MoMA Design Store in New York City announced that they would be selling a curated collection of successfully-funded Kickstarter projects as a part…

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Ditch the Black Friday Crowds This Year and 3D Print Construction Sets with Ingocraft

3 weeks ago

With products such as GoldieBlocks, LEGO Mindstorms and Arduino making waves in the toy industry and media, it’s easy to forget some of the more simple products that provide the…

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Behind the Scenes at Ferrari’s Maranello, Italy Factory

3 weeks ago

Consisting of over 15,000 square meters of world-class automobile manufacturing equipment, the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy is one of the most iconic and visited automobile manufacturing facilities in the…

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‘Knowing Bill Moggridge': A Conversation Between Karin Moggridge & Mike Nuttall

1 month ago

Having been the designer of the world’s first laptop computer and co-founding one of the world’s leading design firms, IDEO, Bill Moggridge’s life is as colorful as they come for…

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

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

2 months 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’…