Dark apartments and flourishing indoor greenery aren't mutually exclusive, but they aren't really friends. For winter times or studios with nowhere-facing windows, real plants can take more technology than a green thumb. Much like my recent gripe about SAD lights, I've been surprised at the lack of attractive small scale
Simplehuman asked dashdot to lead the industrial design of their sensor activated, illuminated vanity mirrors. The result is a family of the most advanced makeup mirrors available, with cutting edge LED and sensor technology embedded in simple, rational forms. Do your makeup in style!
Art Director / Senior Designer Full-Time Chiefton is a rapidly growing cannabis design agency specializing in branding and creative strategy for the cannabis community. We are driven by our desire to help guide and define the aesthetic direction of the cannabis industry by creating original and
I've been on a mission to discover the best new kitchen products on the market through my own rigorous baking tests. This week, I put the Kickstarter smash hit, WHISK WIPER, through the Core77 Test Kitchen: Cornbread Challenge. WHISK WIPER has raked in over $67,000 on Kickstarter, blowing way past
The Vivio 500 fabric steamer was our first project for the Reliable Corporation, a family run company based in Toronto. Reliable has a highly regarded reputation in the garment care category, however, the garment steamers they offered were out dated in their form and not up to par with the company’s other product offerings. Reliable didn’t set out to “remake” the product but to rather improve upon what already exists.
We are an international design team of 25+ Industrial & Graphic Designers, Design Managers, CAD specialists and Model makers, located both in Frankfurt and Boston, responsible for the Industrial Design, Packaging Design, UX Design and Strategic brand design for Braun, Gillette, Venus and the Art of Shaving.
Leaning into our tendency toward nostalgia and love for vintage goods, we're happy to add Hand-Eye Glass Mugs and Bowls to our selection. The mugs and bowls will likely remind you of something you first laid eyes on in your grandmother's kitchen, at a sweet flea market or diner, or
Designers love companies that love design. And Tovolo LOVES design—from the top down. So A2 and Tovolo blissfully stroll through the world of product development, hand in hand, whispering sweet-nothings and growing their family of awesome stuff—including popsicle, ice cube and ice tray molds.
This is the best of what design has to offer: A simple, presumably inexpensive device that easily solves a problem millions of people have through brilliant mastery of materials and form. Injecting yourself with a needle, as millions of diabetics need to do often, sucks. You have to have
Topology Eyewear is an early-stage fashion tech startup in San Francisco, designing and manufacturing custom eyewear. Half of the population needs eyeglasses, but it's really difficult to find a pair that fits perfectly while still looking exactly the way you want it to. Topology's solution is to build
Goby is a NYC based startup looking to revolutionize the oral care industry. They came to Prime Studio because of our proven track record of successfully working with startups. They had no prior product development experience and realized that they needed our guidance not only on the product design, but with helping understand consumers needs, finding and vetting manufacturers, navigating the intellectual property landscape and how to launch successfully.
Made of durable Nylon and impact resistant plastic, the Mobile Wiz has a multi-position backrest, storage for valuables, and elastic loops to hold an external battery, stylus, and/or pen. Designed to fit Android and iPhone smartphones from all leading brands, the Mobile Wiz is a portable solution ideal for travel and commuting as well as for working on location or chilling at home.
If there is one thought every design entrepreneur shares, it is this: "I often find product categories where I can't find an offering that meets my standards for function/design/quality/cost." This then drives them to see if they can do better by producing and selling their own design. In the case
This lightweight #8 skillet is our first product for startup, the Field Company.. It is the result of a comprehensive research and design project which culminated in an extremely successful launch on Kickstarter. It mixes classic details and a contemporary form and utilizes traditional American manufacturing knowledge.
There's major buzz around the soon-to-be-funded Kickstarter measuring spoon, Polygons, for good reasons—the spoon's innovative design lies flat when not in use and, with the help of carefully placed creases, folds into four different tablespoon/teaspoon measurements similar to origami. Here at Core77, we've been excited about the Polygons concept
Mason jars are hugely popular and relatively timeless, but their uses are limited. A2 developed dozens of inexpensive snap-in attachments that transform existing mason jars into useful products. From citrus juicers to drink infusers, the mason jar finally gets a colorful, much needed update.
Senior Designer needed to join our international design team in Orlando, Florida to develop innovative product solutions from first idea sketches to production. We’re seeking a new addition who will bring an unexpected and clever perspective to our group. Candidates must be highly creative with a demonstrated ability to work within the requirements of an industrial manufacturing process.
Brookstone is seeking a Packaging Designer to design, develop, and implement Brookstone packaging from initial design creation to production in order to meet marketing goals. You would also be defining style guidelines and creating packaging solutions to drive innovation that meets branding requirements and suits our target audiences.
Looking to add a modern, functional pet accessory to their line, ModPet chose us to create an item that invokes sophistication with an affordable price tag. The Pet Grass Pods add a stylish décor piece to any floor or table top, with its glossy exterior and soft, radiant overhead lighting. The Pods demonstrate that you can keep your pets happy and healthy without sacrificing household beauty.
Los Angeles owes a huge debt to Charles and Ray Eames, who helped champion the city as an exceptional home base from which to design and innovate. But there's more to L.A. design history than just the Eameses' story. Throughout the 20th century, L.A.'s delightful climate, strong manufacturing base and
Kali Protectives wants to defend your melon using soft tentacles hidden inside your helmet. As a design wonk I'm required to give weird concept helmets their due for pushing the conversation forward, and we've covered more than a few over the years. But as an actual cyclist I'd usually rather
Bluetooth entry locks are common enough to be found in any hardware or big box store. Bluetooth padlocks—not so much. They're out there but are harder to find, because with the exception of the ones from MasterLock, most are made by small companies that lack the means to promote them
Industrial designers: Do you find it stings when non-designers invent a successful product that you should have thought of? Serge and Elena Karnegie identified a problem that everyone with running water has: Drains must be periodically cleared of hair or else they clog. If you've ever had to use
Can this design take credit for fixing the umbrella? You might not be thinking of the gray days to come yet, but take some of your luxurious sweaty summertime to consider the KazBrella. The KazBrella was designed by Jenan Kazim, an Aeronautical Engineer who has spent a decade on
While umbrellas are for rain in NYC, in Saudi Arabia's Mecca they provide respite from the blistering sun. Each year millions of Muslims visit Mecca for their haj pilgrimage, and after years of volunteering there, scientist Kamel Badawi has envisioned an object to serve the needs he's observed. First and
The world recently lost a pioneer in the design field, a business innovator, and a passionate advocate for better sex. Joani Blank, founder of Good Vibrations, the first women-centered and all-inclusive sex toy shop in America, died on Saturday August 6th, at the age of 79. Blank started the
Bissell was looking to shake up the standard stick vacuum with a new design. After conducting market research in the U.S. and developing an entirely new visual brand language for the brand with TEAMS, the household giant saw the opportunity for a stick vac that better accommodated its current customers, as well as new customers in untapped overseas markets.
Safety razors are far from new. Created by Frenchman Jean-Jacques Perrett who found inspiration in hand-plane construction in the late 1700s, the safety razor has seen countless iterations—most of these under Gillette. In 1901, Wisconsin-native King Camp Gillette filed a patent for the first disposable razor blades. Between 1903 and
MANTA is looking for a clever mid-level ID with excellent creative, usability, visualization and communication skills, that can bring beauty and sophistication to high tech, med tech, wearable tech, robotics and consumer product concepts.
There are a lot of spots in life where adhesive is helpful, and Fixate is adding a bit more brawn to the normal sticky options. These reusable adhesive pads are designed to adhere to a wide range of surfaces and hold objects up to a few pounds. This opens up
Containing a built-in muddler that squishes fruits and vegetables to release flavor, Splash Infuser is a water and cocktail infuser that goes the extra mile. Splash Infuser has a straightforward process and is not attached to a water bottle, making it multifunctional and practical.
Emerging technology can make the everyday easier. We understand, however, that it shouldn’t always feel or look highly technological. Designed for use in all areas of the home and office, Charge Trays enable convenient wireless charging of technology devices. The collection exudes high craft rather than high tech, reflecting the rich and varied palette of the ceramics industry to effortlessly disappear into the domestic environment. The modular nature of the design enables Bitossi Ceramiche
Pillo empowers people of all ages to better manage their health. He can answer your health and wellness questions, connect you directly with healthcare professionals, and securely manage your vitamins and medication; storing, dispensing, and even ordering refills when you need them.
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