Sure this will seem ridiculous to current youth, but when we witnessed the original airings of Sony's Super Walkman commercial, it seemed miraculous:
Industrious mix-tapers could forego the standard 60-minute cassettes and buy mind-blowing 120-minute blanks. That's like, at least 35 songs in your pocket! And it would only take you three, four hours to put it all together.
I often have mixed feelings about safety features designed into products; while safety is good, I feel it makes us increasingly less wary while using potentially dangerous products.Nevertheless, I'd probably buy Italian manufacturer Ariete's auto-lift iron. The safety mechanism is both simple and ingenious: Once you let go of the...
A bite-sized list of what's happenin' now:
Brazil's Fibra Design SustentÃ¡vel draws on biodiversity to develop sustainable materials and create products that benefit deprived regions
wall street journal
"The Future of Industrial Design:" quick Ron Arad interview
Sources detail physical design of Apple's upcoming tablet device
Steelcase Receives Good Design Awards From Chicago...
Here's a rather interesting design feature: The interior of the newly-announced Mini Countryman--a beefier, four-door Mini--features an center-mounted interior rail running from the front seats to the back. Passengers can "clip in" storage bins, cupholders, cell phone holders, MP3 holders, and "other comfort features," though it doesn't say what those...
Here's a brilliant solution to stopping woodshop patrons from drilling straight through the table on your drill press: put something cute, or better yet sad and cute, directly in the line of fire. Perfectly applicable to your frustrating shared-shop situation at school, work or home, and very, very effective.Created by...