Domino Concept

Posted on June 5, 2007 Under Gadgetry

In an attempt to "add emotion to a square shaped device," the designers at Syntes Studio of Sweden developed the Domino, a progressive- and very sexy- concept phone. Backed by the concept that disruption, as a strategic method, creates a…

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Posted on February 16, 2007 Under Life

It started with voice recognition and most recently, multiple sensor touch displays on the iPhone showed us how to quickly and intuitively zoom in and out of an image. No matter what the R&D grant money produces, a vast majority…

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Milk Desk

Posted on February 15, 2007 Under Design

Check out this incredible desk concept by Danish designer Soren Kjaer (serial entrepreneur behind Castit, the online casting agency, and founder of new media agency In2media). He teamed up with Holmris Hansen A/S to create this futuristic desk simply called…

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Shusaku Arakawa: Reversible Destiny Lofts

Posted on February 14, 2007 Under Design

CommonGate has dozens of fabulous photographs of Shusaku Arakawa's awesomely innovative housing project in the Mitaka suburb of Tokyo. The project called Reversible Destiny Lofts is meant to be anything but comfortable and serene. The surroundings are meant to stimulate,…

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Go Ohso: First Look at The Divo

Posted on February 6, 2007 Under Design

I introduced the revolutionary GO OHSO Marko travel toothbrushes to my readers back in May of '05-- and what a journey they've had. While the Marko was meant to be a "pocket toothbrush" so to speak, their newest design, the…

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Alice Wang: Peer Pressure

Posted on January 29, 2007 Under Design

We started quite the debate last June when we blogged about Alice Wang's Audio Sticks-- her personal vision of what the future for sellable-audio might hold, in this case she experimented with USB flash memory keys decorated in album art.…

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Some Assembly Required: New Haven, CT

Posted on December 29, 2006 Under Design

I popped by the Some Assembly Required exhibit at the Yale Art and Architecture Gallery while I was in New Haven, CT yesterday (don't ask). I can't give the exhibit two thumbs up, so if you're thinking of making a…

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The Sutra Chaise

Posted on December 20, 2006 Under Design

The Sutra Chaise, from creative designer Brad Ascalon is made from two layers of birch bending ply, seductively layered one over another to form the seat and base of the chair-- there are also rubber spacers allowing the chaise to…

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Shirley Shor: Terra Infirma

Posted on December 10, 2006 Under Art

We had an opportunity to check out an amazing new media installation by Isreal born, San Francsico dwelling Shirley Shor yesterday at Scope Miami. She's part of an emerging generation of new-media artists who are redefining how computers can be…

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Urbanus: Miami

Posted on December 8, 2006 Under Design

Last night, after checking out Meg Pukel's wonderful photography, we stumbled upon Urbanus Furniture while trying to hail a cab. We were in Midtown Miami, an area with the feeling of 'revamped warehouse district.' Urbanus' 'Field of Dasies & CondoNation'…

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