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OSTRICHPILLOW® Loop is a stylish eye pillow providing a cocoon to disconnect and rest in the blink of an eye where you want, when you want. Although we are eager for a moment to relax, rest or even sleep, it is not always so easy. That is why OSTRICHPILLOW Loop
In the 1920s, if you wanted to cross the Atlantic you got on a ship. Then Germany set up the world's first transatlantic air service for passengers, launching the Graf Zeppelin, the world's largest airship at the time. In 1930 it could fly you all the way from Germany to
Associate Creative Director Developing unique work that no one else has thought of, and that no one outside of Amazon could actually accomplish, Amazon Media Group seeks an associate creative director with the chops to help our advertising clients make an impact with Amazon customers. We’re looking for a thinker with great ideas and great craft, who is unselfishly creative, who can share ideas with younger teams while fostering their growth, and who is ambitious—but nice to be around.
BeamNG.drive is a vehicle simulation program that “applies basic engineering principles gleaned through its research into materials science,” as the BBC puts it. By accurately modeling how glass, plastic and steel all deform differently under impacts, the program’s physics engine can depict incredibly realistic crashes that might provide useful data
This week MacCallister Higgins, a software engineer who specializes in autonomous vehicles, Tweeted this video that's reportedly of Apple's self-driving car: Higgins co-founded Voyage Auto, a group of ex-Apple, ex-Google and ex-Udacity engineers that are developing self-driving vehicles. It's possible he or his company is doing freelance work for
Halloween is this month, and for those of you who like to render your houses haunted, cobwebs are great visual shorthand. It would be handy to have a way to quickly apply them, and to be able to easily remove them come November 1st. Well, help is here in the form of the Webcaster Gun:
The best way to find gear is getting a tip from a friend you trust. As friends of our design community for over 20 years, we want to be that voice of reason by helping our readers find products that really, truly work. So, we've gathered a list of things
As a furniture piece, Tilt is impractical; 400 lb. of cement molded in the shape of a fulcrum, it rumbles and slopes when a single user perches on it. In collaboration with a partner, Tilt becomes useful, bringing users together to inspire teamwork and empathy. Tilt's seesaw typology is intended as a political statement, symbolizing the balance of power in government.
If you're a would-be Festool owner but find their high prices too much to swallow, check out their newly-launched website: Festool Recon, which sells their "gently used" tools at a discount. Because the company has a 30-day return policy, they've got an inventory of like-new tools that owners either returned
"Lunch Atop a Skyscraper," the iconic 1932 photograph of ironworkers perched on a beam 840 feet in the sky, is probably one of the most recognized photographs of the 20th Century. While the ironworkers in the photo really were the men building the 30 Rockefeller Plaza building, and are
One of the best parts of camping is sitting around a fire with your friends--unless you're in that position where the wind is blowing the smoke directly in your face. BioLite has solved this with their FirePit, an intelligently-designed sort of floating hearth that uses 51 air jets to
In the life of a baby, the first stages are very short indeed. Normally clothes get outgrown almost right away, shoes for crawling still look brand new when you already have to change them for the next step up, and bottles and pacifiers generally only last 3 to 6 months.
The merchandising development position requires experience in point-of-sale display manufacturing techniques and an understanding of design engineering for the retailing of prestige cosmetics. It entails supporting the development process for the production and updating of three-dimensional, high quality Corporate Open Sell systems (Sephora, Shoppers Drug Mart, etc) in liaison with the Retail Design & Development Center (RDDC), NA Project Manager and Open Sell Indirect Procurement position.
These are the longest planes I own. I don't actually use any of them although I have tried. The longest planes I use are in my shop, these planes are in my tool collection. Long planes, "Jointer Planes" as they are called exist for two reasons:The first reason is for
Steven M. Johnson's "Patent Depending" series of inventions range from social commentary to plain ol' bizarre, and they always give us a laugh. So we've contracted him to let us publish one every week.
Maybe you buy a backpack for your new camping hobby, then discover you hate camping. Or there's a two-year-old jacket in your closet that you hardly ever wear because it looked better on you in the store. Maybe you received a better bike light as a birthday gift, and now
This story starts with a broken bicycle, and reminds me a bit of how Post-Its were invented. Richard Brooks is an avid downhill mountain biker, and in the field he continually encountered problems with the chainstay on his bike. Brooks also happens to work for Watts Urethane Products, and as
We've been waiting for this international giant robot fight since 2015, and this month it finally happened. To refresh your memory, American robotics firm MegaBots challenged Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries to a mecha-vs.-mecha fight, the challenge was accepted, and trash-talking ensued. To be honest, I was a little worried that
I'm a designer at Marimekko's ready-to-wear design team. In the past, I have also designed some prints for Marimekko, but at the moment I'm concentrating on creating the silhouettes. In this job it's important to understand the characteristics of prints, as well as the foundation of Marimekko's ready-to-wear—paying equal attention to the print and the shape of the garment.
In many cases, the millennial generation has been forced to grow up way too fast, thanks to the ever-evolving social media phenomenon. What used to be back and forth AIM messages at 2AM while your parents were sleeping has quickly morphed into full-fledged profiles aiming to show the world detailed
Remember how Dubai's police department uses a fleet of supercars as their cruisers? Now the flashy force has added another head-turning vehicle: A Scorpion 3 hoverbike built by Russian company Hoversurf. According to Autoblog, …The police force aims to deploy its latest toy as a first-responder vehicle in
You remember this couch that folds into bunk beds? That one, called the Doc, was featured in our most popular video of all time. We've long known that that piece, and many of the others in the Resource Furniture showroom where we shot it, was designed and manufactured by
LUNAR is an award-winning design firm that has spent 30+ years creating stand out product experiences, including everything from 360 degree cameras to DNA sequencers to ice cream scoops. LUNAR was acquired by McKinsey & Company in May 2015—the partnership provides our clients a full-spectrum offering that combines McKinsey’s depth in business strategy with LUNAR’s unmatched capability in design, engineering, and insights.
British retailer Made.com asked a bunch of pre-teen kids to draw "what homes might look like in the future." The company then commissioned an illustrator to render them, and surprisingly, some of these don't look that far-fetched: Alannah, age 7, Woking This home features fluffy carpet walls, and its windows
Modernist Studio focuses on strategy and design work for big brands. In working with these companies, we've seen a theme around "owning the consumer." Each company is fighting to become front and center in people's lives, with a particular focus on the home. Big companies speak about locking in customers
A' Design Award & Competition, one of the most well-known international annual juried competitions for design, is currently accepting submissions for its next cycle. The prestigious awards program covers a wide range of creative fields to highlight the very best designers from all countries in all disciplines. Entries to the
The robotics buzz may be endless, but it’s rare to see cutting-edge technologies come to market in a meaningful way. While startup bots_alive is driven by robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and augmented reality, the simplicity and fun of the product is what makes the biggest impression. Many robotics products try to teach children to code, but bots_alive strives to inspire them.
Let's face it: Last year your neighbor did a way better job with their Halloween decorations, making your lame cobwebs and un-scary zombie statue look inferior. But this year you can put the Joneses in their place by upping your game with some scary-ass holograms. A company called AtmosFearFX is
The devastation of the fire that tore through Santa Rosa this month is hard to comprehend; entire neighborhoods have simply vanished. As you can see in these aerial shots, the results look consistent with a thorough aerial bombing campaign: Image by Marcus Yam / L.A. Times The view from on
Take a look at this photo: What color are these shoes? I see teal and grey, and while many others do as well, apparently another chunk of the population sees these shoes as pink and white. Yep, it echoes that blue/black or white/gold dress photo that was making the rounds
The Raymond Corporation, a part of Toyota Industries Corporation, has been a proud innovator of material handling solutions for more than 90 years—designing and building the best lift trucks and material handling equipment in the business. We employ a team of skilled and talented people who have made us a world-recognized leader in our industry. We're a company with the strong values of innovation, quality and service and a steady commitment to the place where we live and work.
Having the opportunity to design a smartphone that will go straight to market in under two years sounds like a daydream you'd have during an endless design school critique. For 27-year-old Linda Jiang, it's just reality. As the Lead Industrial Designer at Essential Products, Jiang has been hard at
Gantri fuses 3D printing with design to create inspired table lights created by independent designers from all around the world. Gantri is a new kind of design brand. We help independent designers create high-quality products, and we manufacture them using cutting-edge 3D printing processes.
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