Product designs have three basic categories from a user’s point of view – the purely functional design with an almost brutish exterior that we love for the solution they provide, the pro aesthetic designs that take a conventional product and revise it to a new level to trigger an emotional response in us (after all humans are visual creatures) and the rare unicorn – that merges functionality an
Assuming you can develop the skill, gnocchi has got to be the most satisfying pasta to shape:If you're the type of person who wants to make your own gnocchi, chances are you'll want to make the gnocchi board, too. Here's Chris Salomone showing you how he made his:Not too shabby!
"Someone once rearranged these to spell out 'OPEN PLAN SUCKS.' We terminated them immediately."
"My roommate has a permanent crick in his neck, so his books go in the middle."
David Lewin, a designer who transitioned out of corporate and now has years of experience in industrial design consulting in Portland, Oregon goes 1:1 with Michael DiTullo examining the nuances of working with clients in product development, the benefits of studio space, seeking diversified revenue within design practice and dipping into "almost famous" stories.
Guest, David Lewin
The ubiquity of electric vehicles can undeniably be attributed to Tesla. Had it not been for Elon Musk’s vision to make battery-powered four-wheelers the gold standard, we wouldn’t see the entire automotive industry scramble towards competing in this new field… however, there’s an exception that can be directly linked to Tesla’s non-involment.
MagnetCube vividly reminds me of one of the greatest online games of our time. No, not Minecraft. Try a little older. Remember Rollercoaster Tycoon? And how if you didn’t have enough money to buy preset Rollercoaster designs, you had to build your own? Between you and me, I’d try to make the most outrageous coasters even if I DID have the money.
How does a priest baptize a baby while adhering to social distancing? Industrial designer Joshua Skirtich observed the new trend of using squirt guns loaded with holy water.It's obviously disturbing to see an adult pointing any type of firearm-like device at a baby. Skirtich came up with something far better. Here's his project:
Da Enzo, a social-distance-observing restaurant in Rome's Trastevere neighborhood, has figured out how to do away with menus.
Staying indoors and sanitizing every surface of my house is an easy way to drive anyone (especially someone like me who hates clutter) nuts! At times, I often wonder how it would feel if I had fewer possessions – more meaningful perhaps but also lesser stuff to clean.
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