the Sno-Wovel's large center wheel looks positively Victorian, but provides the leverage necessary to pitch the shoveled snow out in front of you;
this guy is hoping to Lance Armstrong a path for himself;
and lastly the Super Nova Snow Shovel claims to "[Turn] a 45 minute CHORE into a 5 minute Non-Event," though it offers no explanation as to how it works, and the inventor looks like he's ready to whip somebody's ass with it.
Check out the Flightcase sideboard, designed by Diesel's creative team in collaboration with Italian furniture firm Moroso. The aluminum and laminated plywood case comes in two lengths, the shorter 120cm version up top and the longer 180cm seen below. I like the aesthetic, but part of me feels certain that...
A bite-sized list of what's happenin' now:
With a fresh focus on design, laptops come of age
Teaching craft in a designed world
"Towards a Sustainable Industrial System" report: Call to drive the next industrial revolution, in a greener way
New Matters On Design program to "explore the world of design and...
The Boston Globe asked local artists and architects to re-imagine the sites of construction projects that have stalled in response to the recession, becoming eyesores that remain separate from the rest of the city's cultural fabric. Our favorite entry is Howeler + Yoon and Squared Design's imaginative proposal...
Up above is Land Rover's Snatch LPPV (Lightly Protected Patrol Vehicle), a modified version of the Defender that the British armed forces are using in Afghanistan. While the rugged 4x4 is fine for traversing tough terrain, it's ill-suited for and vulnerable to the constant IED attacks its occupants typically come...