Design

Motorola Nest: Filling All Your Asymmetrical Needs

Thumbnail image for Motorola Nest: Filling All Your Asymmetrical Needs May 18, 2009

Motorola hasn’t had a hit phone since the Razr debuted back in 1983 (or at least it feels like that long ago).  The Razr was what people wanted; it was slim, innovative, had a decent camera for the time, and sported a great display.  Rather than improving upon that concept with new phones, they kept [...]

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Fanaway is Retractable Ceiling Fan, Seems Unnecessary

Thumbnail image for Fanaway is Retractable Ceiling Fan, Seems Unnecessary March 10, 2008

If you dislike having to look at your ceiling fan in all of it’s bladed glory, and happen to have your fans within arms reach, then I think that this new concept from beaconlighting  (and deeporange design) is for you. FANAWAY is an advanced ceiling fan with unique aesthetics and energy efficient design. Switched off [...]

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Japanese Teahouse is 2 Balls, Insert Own Joke Here

Thumbnail image for Japanese Teahouse is 2 Balls, Insert Own Joke Here February 22, 2008

Kengo Kuma likes balls.  He likes balls so much, in fact, that he decided to use them in his latest architectural concept.  This inflatable Japanese teahouse, currently on display in the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, consists of two double-membraned domes built into a single structure.  Between these two membranes, one can find a series [...]

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Junkture Table is Junk, Literally

Thumbnail image for Junkture Table is Junk, Literally January 31, 2008

So, like, I am a slob. A major slob. So naturally, I have a lot of junk sitting around. Seriously. I look around my apartment and I see computer parts, food wrappers, a billion scratched and blank cds, old boxes, lots of empty booze containers (mostly plastic – I’m a cheap drunk), my star wars [...]

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Gucci Watch/Bracelet is Not For Robots, Apparently

Thumbnail image for Gucci Watch/Bracelet is Not For Robots, Apparently January 18, 2008

This concept design by Nuno Oleveira is pretty sweet. The shiny metal bracelet encloses a flexible led that tells the time. It’s only a concept design, but it may be real, someday. I’m sure it will cost more than you can afford, though. This watch/bracelet seems to be made for humans, but looks like it [...]

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