Category Archives: Design

How This Chair Conquered the World

Further reads on this topic: Zuckerman, Ethan: Those White Plastic Chairs, The Monobloc and the Context-Free Object: http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/20… Vice Interview with Zuckerman on this topic: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bn… 2017 Exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum: https://www.design-museum.de/en/exhib… _____ Follow neo on social media: … Continue reading

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Five handle hacks for hands-free door opening – Dezeen

To lessen the threat of spreading the coronavirus designers are creating door-handle adapters that remove the need for direct contact. Here are five of the most interesting door-handle hacks. Hands-free door knob by Adapta Design studio Adapta has created a device that allows people … Continue reading

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TAN

“TAN” (2018 // Verein Blue Road // 15min.) blueroadsurffilm.com film credits production / Verein Blue Road director & script / Alena Ehrenbold camera & editing / Yohann Strullu surfer / Robin Goffinet music / Vincent Le Faou & Tudi Le … Continue reading

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99% Invisible-15- Sounds of the Artificial World

Without all the beeps and chimes, without sonic feedback, all of your modern conveniences would be very hard to use. If a device and its sounds are designed correctly, it creates a special “theater of the mind” that users completely … Continue reading

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Gamified life – Aeon

From scoreboards to trackers, games have infiltrated work, serving as spies, overseers and agents of social control   Vincent Gabrielle is a freelance science journalist living in Boston, MA.   Deep under the Disneyland Resort Hotel in California, far from … Continue reading

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Cut Your Own Vinyl with this DIY Record Engraver and Player Designed by Yuri Suzuki

Making mixtapes and burning CDs might be a forgotten pastime, but the days of simple, homemade vinyl are just arriving thanks to Yuri Suzuki. The London-based designer, who is also a partner at Pentagram, has created the Easy Record Maker, a … Continue reading

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Using Tracing Paper and Rice Water, Designer Pao Hui Kao Creates a Sturdy Furniture Collection

When Eindhoven-based designer Pao Hui Kao realized she was allergic to some of the pigments and coatings used in household furnishings, she decided to construct her own minimalist collection. The result is a line of tables, seats, shelves, and a light … Continue reading

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The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames

The legendary design team Charles and Ray Eames made films, houses, books and classic midcentury modern furniture. Eames Demetrios, their grandson, shows rarely seen films and archival footage in a lively, loving tribute to their creative process.

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Step-by-Step Instructions on Making the Paper Airplane that Broke World Records

John Collins, aka The Paper Airplane Guy, is a master at shattering world records with a single sheet of paper. The aircraft designer now has collaborated with Great Big Story on a new video that not only teaches The Susanne, … Continue reading

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Product Breakdowns Expose the Wasteful Side of Industrial Design in Stop Motion Animation by Dina Amin

Industrial designer Dina Amin takes discarded consumer products apart to see exactly what makes them tick. The hobby also exposes just how many resources and materials consumers throw away. A new stop-motion animation titled “What’s Inside” is a supercut of Amin’s … Continue reading

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