Sometimes it’s the simple things that make me happy like photographer Emily Blincoe’s photos of food and plants that are perfectly organized by color. This is not a simple task as she has to collect a variety […]
Next time you stay at Cupertino’s high-tech Aloft Hotel room service could be delivered by a 3-foot-tall robot. Behold the A.L.O Botlr, aka SaviOne, a robot butler that provides concierge service to guests. The droid bellhop […]
Is the future of sustainable food edible packaging?
Stonyfield has become the household name for sustainable, organic, healthy dairy food. It has always been Stonyfield’s goal to reduce the amount of packaging in their products and this is […]
Everything these days seems to be “smart” with a Bluetooth connection and an app. So why not your toothbrush? The new Oral-B interactive electric toothbrush with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and the Oral-B App is the […]
Run, don’t walk! This may be a limited time only food fad but I predict it may become a national food trend. We’ve seen how macarons have taken off. Now pair them with some […]
The cola wars are getting more complicated and technical. PEPSI SPIRE is the first digital fountain that lets you personalize your favorite PEPSI brands. Choose your drink and mix in flavor shots all at the […]
Taiwanese artist Hsin-Chien Huang has created a kinetic installation titled “The Moment We Meet”. Using split-flap displays, various expressions and emotions are rendered as the board flips through photographic portraits of people when they first meet. Each […]
Graphic design studio GrandArmy has overhauled the signage and packaging for the United States Postal Service in the “largest retail rebrand project in American history”. With over 31,000 retail locations, this makes the USPS […]
Bring your own Corn Flakes, Coco Puffs or Frosted Flakes to the next dinner party! For Autumn/Winter 2014, designer Anya Hindmarch has taken Kellogg’s most iconic cereals and added them to the Imperial Clutch collection. These playful clutches […]
Industrial designer, Hilla Shamia, melds wood with aluminum to create unique pieces of furniture. You can see where the melted aluminum flows naturally into the wood filling in the negative space. It’s such a beautiful mix of […]
We’ve all had some “Aha” moments. But did you ever wonder when successful people had theirs? This infographic is a great reminder that the “aha” moment can come at any time, any where.
Remember Hypercolor clothing from the 80′s? It looked something like this…
It was a thermo-ink dyed material that would change colors when you put your warm of cold hands to it. Well, 37-year-old Spanish physicist and […]
Emoji’s have changed the way we communicate. We can’t ignore the fact that they have become a part of our mobile lexicon. Whether it’s a smiley face, a lightning bolt, a bag of money […]
We know that the digital age has not killed print, especially magazines. And in print, we know the cover is the biggest selling point after the title. The cover has to capture the very […]
MCX launches its new book series, Material Innovation.
Product Design presents carefully selected products that showcase the innovative use of a particular material. The authors focus on specific product categories that include grown […]
I was grocery shopping yesterday and noticed the insane amount of limited edition flavors by Oreo right now. The first one that first caught my eye was Oreo Limeade.
Limeade? Didn’t sound very enticing to me […]
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BIC, the ballpoint pen brand, has launched a digital crowdsourcing campaign in an effort to create a universal typeface. The universal typeface experiment asks people from around the world to submit their hand drawn […]
This KitKat wrapper is actually a train ticket. Train travelers in northern Japan can use KitKat as train tickets as part of a pioneering scheme to rejuvenate tourism in a part of the country devastated by […]
Oh yes they did. Or rather “he” did. Mr Jim Rodda in Wisconsin has created some clothes every aspiring princess and Game of Thrones aficionada can get into. The Faire Play Armor Set is […]
Have you ever heard colors? Synesthesia is the technical term to describe our senses crossing so we can hear color, taste sounds, see numbers as colors, etc. Some people have the inherent ability to do […]
Ever wonder what the “secret menu” is? Or ever want to create your own concoction that’s made to order? Well, did you know that most fast food restaurants have a “secret menu” and a lot […]
Ideas come from everywhere. But sometimes, it’s just a matter of one’s own frustration to drive innovation and it actually took a rocket scientist to figure this one out: How to redesign the standard […]
Cork is having its moment as the “it” material in the fashion world. Cork is generally considered eco-friendly and is a sustainable material as each tree can harvest cork every nine years with a total […]
This may be the first logo redesign that is created purely for the digital landscape. I love that they, Monster and Siegel+Gale, have designed an animated logo that is constantly in motion. Monster.com, is one of the leading online […]
Now you can have your favorite nail polish on the walls of your home. Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, and OPI, the world’s premier professional nail lacquer brand, have […]
This is wearable tech of another sort! Just in time for summer, Portuguese fashion brand Salsa has introduced its Collette Fragrance Jeans range. A collection of denim imbued with fruity smells. Fragrance jeans are available in green, pink, […]
PepsiCo teamed up with glass maker O-I New Product Development and Innovation to redesign the glass bottle by giving it a literal twist. The “Twist” bottle, according to its creators, aims to evoke nostalgia in older consumers while appearing cool to younger […]
Happy 4th Of July! Here’s a look at how the design of the US flag has evolved since 1767.
Via: Fast Company
In an attempt to show how Schwartz Flavour Shots, a new product launch, actually feels and tastes, director Chris Cairns composed The Sound of Taste. This is a what he describes as a kinetic installation or a ‘Sonic […]
According to The Realtime Report, 80% of the world’s political leaders are on Twitter. Not bad. Even if they may be assistants who post the actual tweets. One thing about politics: it’s always difficult […]
This is a really cool Kickstarter project caled Silic. Silic makes t-shirts that are waterproof and stain resistant. That white tee will always be white! It is…
“Self Cleaning Clothing With Hydrophobic Nanotechnology. Ultra Soft, […]