Category Archives: CULTURE

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When Product Design Goes Viral: ‘Coolest Cooler’ on Track to Set All-Time Kickstarter Funding Record

7 days ago

When it first launched, few people could have ever expected the Coolest Cooler to be as successful as it has been…it would have been impressive just to hit the $100,000…

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Behind the Scenes at Bertone’s Concept Car Design Studio

2 weeks ago

Founded in 1912, BERTONE has had a colorful history creating some of the most sought-after and futuristic car designs throughout the past century. The reputable Italian firm started out as…

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Watch Bill Gates ‘Design and Fabricate’ the Ultimate Ice Bucket Contraption for the Ice Bucket Challenge

3 weeks ago

In case you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably familiar with the popular Ice Bucket Challenge that originated from 29 year old Peter Frates, a former captain of the…

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The Uncomfortable Project: This Study of Everyday Objects Makes You Rethink the Purpose of Semiotics

3 weeks ago

Inspired by a strange desire to create and design a collection of products for ‘all the wrong reasons’, product designer Katerina Kamprani has essentially created a collection of almost usable…

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Humans Need Not Apply: New Short Film Explores the Future of Robots in Manufacturing and Automation

3 weeks ago

We’ve all seen various images and video clips of robots on product assembly lines ranging from cars to pocket tools. While robots have helped automate the manufacturing process, few details…

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How Would You Show the Entire Industrial Design Process in One Gorgeous Image?

3 weeks ago

Documenting an industrial design process can be a challenging task when your primary focus is on getting the actual product design out of the door and into the hands of…

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A Peek Inside Apple University: How Picasso Helped Influence Apple’s Approach to Industrial Design

3 weeks ago

As anybody with an interest in Apple’s top-secret design offices knows, few details ever emerge behind the ‘Minimaluminiumalism‘ approach to some of the most game-changing product designs of all time….

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‘X-Rays of Toys’ Offers a Fun and Fascinating Look at the Basics of Assembly Design

1 month ago

Lately we’ve been seeing quite the interest from the general public when it comes to ‘what’s inside’ the many artifacts that make up our day-to-day lives. Perhaps the best examples…

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‘not Jony &#%!ing Ive’ Is One of the Best Product Design Commentaries on Twitter Right Now

1 month ago

‘Minimaluminiumalism‘ isn’t an actual word (yet?)…but if we were to hear a word like it there’s a strong possibility that it would come from none other than everybody’s favorite ‘minimal/aluminum-loving’…