Florida-based designer Jeff Smith worked on this folding treadmill for Reflex Design, and was good enough to post images of it on our Project Boards. Take a look at the mechanism in operation:
The prolific Smith, who also teaches ID at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, wins our Portfolio of the Week for the sheer amount and quality of sketches he's posted on Coroflot, done with everything from Sharpies to Sketchbook Pro.
The Design, a beautiful stop motion by Czech animator Jiří Barta, uses architectural drawing to visually underline the suppression of individualism by the designers of the Soviet-era tower blocks that surround Prague.
If nothing else, it's a stop motion to put most of YouTube to shame.
In a bid to save electricity, I hang-dry all of my laundry, with one of those folding Ikea wire racks (above) that is starting to wear on me; setting the thing up and putting it away is an inelegant experience to say the least.So it's with serious design envy that...
A bite-sized list of what's happenin' now:
design week uk
The UK's Industrial Design Consultancy aiming for Chinese growth
rapid growth media
Get Ready for ArtTech: "When art teams up with technology"
Rafael Vinoly's School of Architecture Opens at CCNY
Business + Design = Value Addition
TED Tuesdays at SMU offer a glimpse of the...
We're loving the thought-provoking, technology-tweaking art pieces of Tim Schwartz, former Assistant Curator of Digital Media at NYC's Museum of the Moving Image. First up, his silly but sobering Paris gauge:The piece is attached via a network cable to the internet where it monitors news and search results for "paris...