Category Archives: FAB

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Electric Waste Orchestra: Making Instruments Crafted from E-Waste

3 days ago

Call them the Devo of upcycling…an Illinois music group by the name of Electric Waste Orchestra has been turning old and discarded hardware into new musical instruments. Born out of…

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3D Weaver: A Loom Designed to Weave Three-Dimensional Structures

3 days ago

Add this to the list of jaw-droppingly awesome things that a student did for a school project. For his final project at the Royal Academy of Art, Nigerian-American industrial designer…

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Behind the Design: The Ugmonk Messenger Bag

6 days ago

Built over two years by working late nights and weekends, Ugmonk‘s story is truly an inspiration for those looking to get their side projects out into the world. Started by…

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Industrial Designer Jolan Van der Wiel’s Magnetic Fabrication Techniques

6 days ago

You may remember Dutch designer Jolan Van der Wiel‘s Gravity Stool when it hit the internets a couple years ago. His unique take on the centuries-old seating design used the…

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Behind the Design: Quirky’s Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner

7 days ago

If you live in New York City, chances are you’ve come across at least one billboard featuring either the Quirky Aros or the beautiful mug of Quirky’s outspoken CEO Ben…

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Behind the Design: The Nixon Supertide Marbled

1 week ago

Still one of the most popular watches for surfers, the Nixon Supertide features pre-programmed tide information for over 270 beaches through the year 2023, a 48 hour future tide, a…

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Carolyn A’Hearn’s Process for Recycling Discarded Metals Into Reusable Material

1 week ago

Brooklyn-based jewelry maker Carolyn A’Hearn is known for one-of-a-kind unique pieces that border somewhere on the line between classic and sci-fi. Her process for creating the pieces is almost just…

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“…It’s Like Manufacturing a Small Car”: The Making of a Karuselli Fiberglass Chair

2 weeks ago

In case you haven’t been keeping up with your Finnish lately, Karuselli translates to ‘merry-go-round’…which is fitting for a spinning chair that brings child-like joy to the adults who have…

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DIY Weekend Smack 02: The Flip Desk

3 weeks ago

Well, it’s Friday again folks and we all know what that means: time for another project to tack onto our weekend project board! The DIY Weekend Smack features a weekly…