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Coasters, Clocks, and Cups - Oh My! Holiday Gift Guide for Design Geeks

Coasters, Clocks and Cups – Oh My! Holiday Gift Guide for Design Geeks

Got a design geek in your life? Haven't found the right gift just yet? Never fear - we've got a range of recommended presents that run from minimalist glass jars to a bell jar...
Holiday Gift Guide for Gadget Geeks

Gizmos, Gadgets and Gifts – Oh My! Holiday Gift Guide for Gadget Geeks

The gadget geek in your life is probably shy, a little nerdy, and will never drop a hint about what he/she'd love for Christmas. Our holiday gift guide features all of 2012's must-have gadgets:...
New Creation NYC - Bakery

New Creation NYC Imagines a New Kind of Bakery

One of the major lessons I learned in college was that social responsibility and entrepreneurship had the capacity to grow into something huge. The fact that TOMS Shoes has become as big as it...
KLIPPBOK: Inspiration Board iPad App by IKEA

KLIPPBOK: Scrapbook iPad App by IKEA

KLIPPBOK (pronounced klip, bäk) literally translates from Swedish as "scrap book.' This free iPad app released for IKEA Australia (but is downloadable to anyone with access to the App Store!) helps users visualize their...
Rivet & Sway Packaging Design by Yiu Studio

Rivet & Sway Packaging Design by Yiu Studio

Rivet & Sway is a brand new online shopping boutique that focuses exclusively on women's prescription glasses. Rivet & Sway may be an online boutique, but the way they personalize your experience is turning...
Charge Cycle Bike New York City

The Charge Cycle: Pedal to Power your Phone

Imagine if you could skip electrical outlets and hop on a bike to charge your cell? It would've come in pretty handy during Hurricane Sandy when thousands of people were without power and desperate...
Top 4 Designs Shown in SIESTA London Design Festival Film

Our 4 Favorite Designs Shown in SIESTA’s London Design Festival Film

SIESTA, the design minds behind the Green Lamp, created a short film featuring all their favorite design features at this year's London Design Festival. They have featured roughly 200 designers, covering furniture designs, lighting,...
Rolling Stone Anniversary: Our 10 Favorite Cover Designs

Rolling Stone Anniversary: Our 10 Favorite Covers

On November 9, 1967, Rolling Stone magazine released its first issue. In honor of the Rolling Stone anniversary, we rounded up our 10 favorite magazine covers of the last 45 years. Some, naturally, are...
Airless Bike Tires by Britek

Airless Bike Tires by Britek

If you've ever been out enjoying a leisurely bike ride, only to run over a nail and get stuck with a flat tire, Britek has a solution for you. The company has developed a prototype for...
50 Years of James Bond Cars - Infographic

50 Years of James Bond Cars (Infographic)

The highly acclaimed James Bond series film, Skyfall, is set to release in US theaters this Thursday. Anticipation for the 50th official James Bond movie is high -- just this past October was Global...
The Environmental Costs of a T-Shirt (Infographic)

The Environmental Costs of a T-Shirt (Infographic)

Laundry is the chore we loathe the most in our list of continuous chores -- we can't help but hate the trouble we go through just to wash and dry our regular clothes, not...
Electrolux Design Lab 2012 Winner

Electrolux Design Lab 2012 Winner Announced

The Electrolux Design Lab is an annual event that was established in 2003. This global design competition is opened up to industrial design students, who submit inspiring concepts that are relevant to the time...
IKEA: Totally Energy Neutral by 2020

IKEA to Be Completely Energy Neutral by 2020

Yesterday, Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced its plans to go 100% energy neutral by the year 2020. The company is already known for its dedication to sustainability, with flat-pack furniture, investments in renewable energy,...
Mo Mug: A Reusable Coffee Cup with a Mustache

Mo Mug: A Reusable Coffee Cup with a Mustache

Our idea of procrastination is loitering on Kickstarter to see what innovative idea is about to explode next on the crowdfunding site. We can't help it -- there are so many cool and exciting...
"Poilu" Mustache Paintbrushes by Simon Laliberté

“Poilu” Mustache Paintbrushes by Simon Laliberté

Now you can add a little extra humor and whimsy to your next painting project, thanks to Canadian designer Simon Laliberté. His unique and creative approach to packaging paintbrushes, called "Poilu" (meaning "hairy" in...
fast company design awards

Our Favorite of Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Winners

Last night Fast Company hosted their 2012 Innovation by Design Awards, celebrating the designers and companies who’ve done their part in revolutionizing the way we think of design in the past twelve months. The business/design...

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