Thursday, July 31, 2014

A product to stimulate hair growth.....Okay it caught my eye because of the growing bald spot atop my head.

Article: The Helmet that Could Cure Baldness

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Bike Design Project: Urban Bike Design Contest

 This competition isn’t on paper. Each team is developing a fully functional, road-tested prototype. High design and deep craft combine to create a very real and viable end product.

The solutions will be revealed today! and voting opens.

The Bike Design Project

The Design Brief

How to Vote

The Bike Designs

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Architecture Icons Animated

Iconic homes of the 20th century have been placed into animated video. Graphic designer Matteo Muci breaks down the intricate buildings into simple lines and geometric shapes.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Internet of Things, Enchanted Objects

A discussion on the new frontier of connected things and how it can be made magical and not intrusive.

Video: NYTimes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Design Curator: Paola Antonelli Speaks

Design and Violence is an online curatorial experiment that explores the manifestations of violence in contemporary society. Pairing critical thinkers with challenging design case studies, the project aims to spark discussion and bring the ambiguous relationship between design and violence to center stage for designers and the people they serve—all of us.  -MOMA

Video: Discussion on Design and Violence

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Website Redesign: Design Observer Hits Refresh

A well know site for critical conversations on design has redesigned it's website. I encourage you to take a look at the new layout and consider the content.

Site: Design Observer

Tuesday, July 01, 2014