Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Miracle Material: Graphene

New materials play a instrumental role in unleashing new ways of solving problems and improving products.

"Although it was the thinnest material in the known universe, it was a hundred and fifty times stronger than an equivalent weight of steel—indeed, the strongest material ever measured. It was as pliable as rubber and could stretch to a hundred and twenty per cent of its length. Research by Philip Kim, then at Columbia University, determined that graphene was even more electrically conductive than previously shown."  - John Colapinto

New Yourker Article: Material Question

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Industrial Deisgn needs to change...

One Industrial Design willing admits that the profession needs a serious update to better serve the work of today which increasing has a technology component.

Article: Industrial Design Needs to Grow Up

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The New Rock Stars: Coders?

One thing that can not be denied is that the digital world is reshaping the world as we have known it, and those that can code can demand a handsome pay check for their skills.

Article: The Programmer's Price

Coming Soon! The Newly Revonated Cooper Hewitt Musuem

The Smithsonian National Design Museum will be opening in the coming week after under going a multi-year upgrade.

Core77 Interview with Caroline Baumann

Cooper Hewitt Opening Exhibitions