Throughout his professional career, seasoned industrial designer Michael DiTullo has put an emphasis on designing everything instead of pigeon-holing himself into a single category. This mentality has not only led him to work for companies like Nike, Frog and Sound United, but it has also exposed him to exciting side projects, like designing custom cars with ICON Motors.
This morning, the Reebok Future team launched the NPC UK Cotton sneakers, the first product from their "Cotton + Corn" sustainable products initiative, which was announced last year. The Cotton + Corn program aims to produce footwear with "things that grow"instead of materials like petroleum and synthetic rubber. The NPC
Say goodbye to putting baking soda and air freshness in your smelly sneakers because Panasonic recently announced, "There's a machine for that." The Japanese electronics company's new MS-DS100 is a shoe deodorizer device that works overnight for up to 7 hours to freshen those smelly, nasty, gross, dank sneakers you've
While different factors, including the housing crisis and advances in technology, has led to a dramatic rise of nomads in recent years—both by choice and by force—the way people work
The tale of launching a creative studio is age-old, and yet, somehow the ins and outs of that journey are still cloaked in mystery, and the helpful, frank tips young designers hunger for are often out of reach. It's easy to view this lack of knowledge as a serious disadvantage,
Yesterday morning, adidas Soccer revealed the first Real Madrid CF kit ever from the club to be mass-produced from Parley's Ocean Plastic material. The new coral-hued kit will be worn during the 2018/2019 season. The jersey's coloring represents various shades of coral, paying homage to the beauty of the
Some of you may have noticed the absence of #processporn videos while scrolling through your Instagram feeds this past week. That's because we were hacked! That's right, it can happen to anyone. But we have good news: Core77 is officially back on Instagram, and we are better than ever! We
We are delighted when folks visiting New York take the time to come out to see Tools for Working Wood in person. Good thing we do, because especially in summer, we get many folks visiting. We are not so easy to find. We're at the end of a dead end
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This morning, Good Thing announced a new product in their lineup—a trio of food-safe vessels designed by Japanese product designer, Shinya Yoshida. As former car mechanic, Yoshida naturally took inspiration from the flowing curves and shapes found in the auto industry when designing the G3 Vessels. The result is a
If you've ever been to or lived in New York City before, you are likely all too familiar with this image: For those of you that haven't made your way over to the Big Apple yet, understand that throwing your trash away in public here is like a game
Sketchfab recently launched their Sketchfab store out of beta, which allows creative professionals and hobbyists to sell and purchase 3D models for web, mobile, AR and VR online. If you're on the creation/selling side, this means you finally have the chance to monetize your work. On the other end,
We had so much fun at our 2018 Core77 Design Awards celebration at Kickstarter in New York last month that we decided to do it all over again in San Francisco! This time the party was generously sponsored by NewDealDesign and took place on their breathtaking office roof deck on
The votes are in! After tallying up your votes on who had the most exciting work of 2018 in the Core77 Design Awards, we have a grand prize winner of this year's Community Choice prize as well as 13 category winners. The grand prize winner doesn't just earn a brag-able
We're looking for dynamic workshops to add to our exciting list of 2018 Core77 Conference presentations! This years theme is all about launching and growing your creative business or product line. Do you have practical knowledge around this topic? Are you passionate about working as an independent designer? Do you
On Saturday, July 14th, voting for this year's Community Choice Prize Winner in the 2018 Core77 Design Awards will come to a close, which means you still have time to: A.) Vote for your favorite design award-winning project of 2018 to win B.) Promote your own winning project for a
Have you ever frantically designed a project over the weekend only for it to be shot down the following Monday? Well, Elon Musk and his team of SpaceX engineers feel you. In light of the flooded cave incident in Thailand, Musk put his team to work on Saturday designing a
The Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment is back, and this time the Fight Club of Design is taking over San Francisco's Automated Vehicles Symposium to bring you a night of hardcore live automotive sketching. Currently held four times a year during the Detroit Auto Show, the Los Angeles Auto Show the Las
Artist Jonathan Trayte's first US solo exhibition, Fruiting Habits recently opened at Friedman Benda, and the included pieces are definitely not for the conventional-minded. Trayte's approach to furniture and lighting design is the combination of his fine art/sculpture background and his training as a chef and foundry metal worker. All
The winners of this year's Swarovski Designers of the Future competition recently unveiled what they've been up to at Design Miami/Basel. On display as a complete exhibition, the commissioned projects each used Swarovski crystal innovations to explore the theme 'Smart Living'. Crystal definitely isn't the first material that comes to
Another design awards season, another opportunity to throw a raging party honoring the best designers of the past year. We were thrilled on June 14th to have the opportunity to throw our 2018 Core77 Design Awards results celebration on the roof of Kickstarter HQ in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where we honored
When we think of rust, the first thing that comes to mind is "old," as the natural process is an indicator of age for most products and even modes of transportation like motorcycles and boats. Through his experimental materials project Rust Harvest, designer Yuma Kano aims to transform our notion
If you're one of the thousands of creative professionals starting or running your own business/product/studio/brand, clear your calendar for October 25th and join us at A/D/O in Brooklyn for the 2018 Core77 Conference. This year's conference is a day-long event that will focus on launching and running a creative business
Following their intimate exhibition on the ground level of Ventura Futures during Milan Design Week, Central Saint Martins' 2018 MA Materials Future graduate products are now publicly on display at their Degree Show until June 24. Many of the projects on display at Ventura Futures weren't completed yet, so it's
Trump just announced plans to create a military presence in space effective immediately: Based on the very minimal information we have been given, your brief is simple: Go forth and design a logo for "Space Force". The logo has to be as good as the Air Force logo, but different.
Kickstarter has taken note of Oscar Lhermitte's clever "Quickstarter" model, recognizing it's positive message of showing that designers can learn just as much thinking on a smaller scale as they can thinking on a larger one. The crowdfunding platform just announced a landing page within their site called Quickstarter that
About one month ago, Instagram opened a new office housed in what used to be Manhattan's Wanamaker department store showroom. In their short time of existence, the expanding social media platform has come a long way since their very first office space, which was a few rented desks inside the
This year's Built Environment Jury Team was led by Dror Benshetrit, Founder of New York based Studio Dror. Joining him on the panel were Charlie Gepp, founder of INTENTIONALLY BLANK, and Marc Thorpe, founder of Marc Thorpe Design.
This year's Commercial Equipment Jury Team was led by Joe Hebenstreit, CEO of Shaper. Joining him on the panel were Gretchen Anderson, Head of Design at PG&E, Andy Logan, Founder & Creative Director of AWOL Company, Kiefer Limeback, CEO of Limeback Group, and Spencer Wright, Proprietor of ThePrepared.org.
This year's Consumer Product Jury Team was led by Ti Chang, Co-founder & VP of Design at Crave. Joining her on the panel were Ivy Ross, VP of Design for Hardware at Google, Jörg Student, Executive Design Director at IDEO, Raja Schaar, Assistant Professor of Product Design at Drexel University.
This year's Design Concept Jury Team was led by Designer, Experimental Artist & Speculative Technologist Ani Lu. Joining her on the panel were Chris Woebken, Co-founder of Extrapolation Factory, and Engineer & Designer Dan Chen.
This year's Design for Social Impact Jury Team was led by Jennifer Rittner, Principal of Content Matters. Joining her on the panel were George Aye, Co-founder and Director of Innovation at Greater Good Studio, Marc Dones, Associate Director of Equity Initiatives and Sabiha Basrai, Graphic Designer/Owner of Design Action Collective
This year's Interaction Jury Team was led by Joana Lehman, Executive Producer of Small Planet. Joining her on the panel were Brian Kelly, Director of Experience Design, Leslie Dann, Associate Partner of C&G Partners and Yumi Endo, Lead Designer at Humanitarian Data Exchange(HDX), United Nations OCHA.
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