Last time we covered the brilliant cartoonist/inventor Steven M. Johnson, he'd just released a book of his transportation designs. Now he's got a new book out and it spans every design field under the sun.
Artist Nadja Buttendorf snagged my attention with an invention that is simultaneously intriguing and skin crawling: soft fingernails. Anyone who's grown long nails can attest that they come with a host of structural and environmental issues. Typing, opening lids, and navigating anything with push buttons can be tricky or even
Alireza Nemati lives in Moscow, where he and his wife live in a tiny apartment—just 35 square meters (about 375 square feet). Fortunately Nemati is a product designer, so, design to the rescue! "[My] main task," Nemati writes, "was to create a comfortable open space plan with enough area for
Do you love the chill of winter like… a lot? If so, Harbin, China might be the place for you. Every year, starting on frigid January 5th, the northern town hosts a month-long display of shockingly large sculptures and palatial buildings all made from ice. Photo: Kim Kyung-Hoon The
Design Enthusiasts: Instead of carrying on your legacy through objects you leave behind after death, you can now become a piece of functional art for the home. Designed to "recreate the experience of confronting mortality in everyday life," Nourish is a collection of ceramic dinnerware composed of bowls, plates and