While you were busy doodling hover cars and sharpening your Wacom stylus, William Broadway developed a final year project that might save millions of lives. Annually. His project, the ISOBAR, aims to help temperature stabilize vaccines for safer delivery in regions with hot climates or barriers to delivery. The cold
Anyone who's experienced slow-loading videos and seemingly never-ending downloads knows the pain of a poor WiFi connection. It's a problem many are trying to solve (just take a look at Starry and OnHub), but newcomer Plume thinks they have the solution: magic internet jewels. Advocating for users to ditch
Product designers have used photorealistic rendering of final designs for years. But one area has been impractical until now—using photoreal visualization early on during the design process, while still iterating on a product design. In fact, most designers are just used to doing without it or saving it for the
Firmitas Cyber Solutions Ltd., is a technology company that provides cyber protection solutions aiming to change the face of communication security as we know it by treating the cause rather than the symptoms. Firmitas develops software-based cyber-defense solutions to protect connected systems, specifically mission-critical systems. These next-gen cyber defense technologies enable improved efficiency and reduced exposure to cyber risks. The cyber-protection can be applied to new systems as wel
There is perhaps no company that has helped change the way we view video more than GoPro. By simply creating a small, relatively affordable, easy-to-operate camera with a simple interface, they have enabled the masses to capture and share footage that was previously too difficult or expensive to lense. Now
Now, you can render directly within McNeel Rhinoceros® viewport for continual, accurate feedback as you craft your model's form, materials, and lighting—all without specialized knowledge or a complex setup. The NVIDIA® Iray® for Rhino plug-in lets designers quickly produce physically based, photorealistic visualizations. Try it for free now!
Sherwin-Williams approached Balance with a new game-changing mechanism for their painting extension pole. The new pole, deemed Power Lock, is stronger, easier to use, and more reliable than other painting extension poles on the market. Our challenge was to take the new mechanism, and package it in a highly ergonomic and aesthetically functional way, while keeping manufacturing constraints and brand language top of mind. From the new longer rubberized grip to the mechanism housing and release lev
mce came to FIT with a need to create their new Mobile Care Expert Zone device. The design had to take in consideration many challenges such as being operate in a demanding retail environment, being able to connect to every device and various cable types. The process had to incorporate both custom and of the shelf components.
School of Art, Design and Media Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Faculty Position in Product Design Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) at NTU Singapore invites qualified academics to apply for a faculty position as either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track).
The Product Feature designer will be expected to generate new ideas for future connected products that are both product enhancing, innovative and accurately timed in the fast moving world of connected products. At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.
Apple's new iPhones don't have the 3.5mm jack. Neither does Motorola's Moto Z. Get over it. These companies, and others in China, ditched the standard jack for a very simple reason: It's obsolete, and it's going away. Intel's been pushing their USB-C standard as the best choice for a replacement,
What do you do when you come up with the idea of starting a business that transcends category and previous entrepreneurial norms? When it comes to going out on your own and starting your own business, the truth is there is no perfect science and it's almost always daunting—but when
Our challenge was to interpret Moen’s DNA from their highly interactive, largely style-driven, and consumer-facing product line into a function-driven product that delivers all the benefits that consumers are looking for. We worked closely with the Moen team to create a unique garbage disposal that visually communicates the power of the Vortex advanced chopping technology and Sound Shield noise deadening. The products were designed for both home owner and professional to install with confidence
Nanit is the world’s smartest baby monitor. It provides parents with unparalleled insight into their child’s sleep patterns and habits. We designed Nanit to be an elegant addition to any nursery. Nanit's smooth, seamless and flowing form floats quietly above the crib. The monitor incorporates a soft, functional light that glows through it’s top surface so that it won’t disturb the sleeping baby. In addition, Nanit’s stand was designed for incredibly easy set up and to the highest safety standard
When we first started thinking about the 2016 Core77 Conference we asked ourselves: What are the most interesting ideas and challenges in contemporary design practice? From this starting place, we made a list of interesting topics and people who are shaping design—through ideas big and small—in their daily work. One
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
I'm not proud, but I've always thought of tubas as obese trumpets you wear. Not for lack of respect, (I played a wind instrument! I actually like polka! Some of my best friends were in marching band!) but they're silly looking. I was fine treating them like a baritone bowl
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
How to pique interest in another spooky motion picture about technology run amok? Have a powerful AI take a crack at pitching it to humans. In support for the upcoming release of Morgan, 20th Century Fox enlisted IBM's Watson to put a real thinking-machine take on the tech thriller's trailer.
Construction technology has adapted to meet the demands of the modern and complex job site but protective safety equipment has seen fewer updates. EXO is a concept suite of smart and connected safety products that include a responsive hard hat, adaptive hearing protector, and an assistive respirator that takes the guesswork out of lung protection. With each solution, we focused on finding cost-effective technologies that added significant safety benefits without burdening the end-user.
Tandem teamed up with Fellow Robots, a Silicon Valley start up, to create a pioneering Telepresence Robot to enhance the lives of all customers and consumers. The Telepresence robot is a high-tech, humanoid machine with wheels to manoeuvre in human environments.
The Thunderboard React Car Kit is a mini smart car that senses what's happening in the world around it, transmits that data to the cloud via your mobile device, and displays the data in real-time so you can respond to the big picture. The kit makes prototyping and testing IoT applications easier. The Thunderboard React board is paired via Bluetooth to a free companion app built by Mutual Mobile. The mobile app provides a frictionless interface between Thunderboard React and web-based application
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
We figured self-driving cars were maybe five or ten years away. But Uber has beaten Apple, Google, Tesla and others to the punch, and is rolling out a small fleet of autonomous Volvos--this month, according to Bloomberg. In the test city of Pittsburgh, Uber users will summon cars as normal
Welcome to the New Era of IBM Design. We are transforming the way IBM thinks. We are transforming the way IBM designs products. And we are transforming IBM’s culture. We are looking for talented and motivated designers to drive an era of design-led innovation.
The Toasteroid is a Bluetooth equipped chance to customize your sandwich in the modern fashion: by using your iPhone. This humble corner of the culinary arts wasn't exactly begging for a web 3.0 update, but damn it, it's getting one. The pitch is simple: your abstract brown toast is crappy
Staying alert is tough - Vigo can help. Vigo is the first wearable device to quantify your alertness by tracking patterns in your blinks and in your movement in real time. The idea is simple – although your brain has a tendency to trick you into thinking you’re mentally fit enough to keep pushing on with your daily business, your body can’t hide when you’re tired.
Schools need to be redesigned to prepare students for professional trajectories we can't currently imagine. As the former provost and dean of faculty at the Philadelphia University and the dean of Parsons School of Design, I've seen firsthand the urgent need to abandon the Industrial-Age approach to higher education that
Elegant and simple, Purple is a modern take on the locket. It's a wearable device that connects wirelessly to your social networks and receives images and messages from friends and family. Purple invites you to take a peek at what’s inside, pause from your hectic daily life and smile at a moment you share with the people who matter most.
If you were wandering around the music, art and technology festival Trailer Park I/O this past week you may find that your conversations are not as private as you think. Touching on one of the festival's key themes of 'Spying Society' and adding a layer of playfulness to the all
Just when you thought the Poke-fever was breaking, here's a new shoe design to help you catch more over-hyped little monsters than ever. NY start-up Vixole's concept kicks would help guide gamers to prized Pokemon while feeling futuristic AF in the process. They look simple, retro and comfortable, and pack
THRIVE is growing and looking for an up and coming world-class Industrial Designer. That’s why we’re reaching out to you. We are currently seeking an Industrial Designer with 0-2 years experience.
Last Thursday marked the opening of the 10th annual Trailer Park Festival showcasing the the best of emerging music, art and technology against the backdrop of Copenhagen's indoor skatepark. Last year, the Trailer Park team took the leap to reshape the festival's program not only around the incredible music line-up
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