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Crossing Australia in a Kite-Powered Car

Crossing Australia in a Kite-Powered Car

A pair of German “extreme sportsmen” recently crossed Australia in a lightweight car powered by a kite. Engineer Stefan Simmerer and television host Dirk Gion partnered with industrial group Evonik…


Production Methods: Arne Jacobsen’s Series 7 chair

Production Methods: Arne Jacobsen’s Series 7 chair

It’s shot and edited like a European film of the variety one spouse drags another to see, but the following vid is a great look at how a bentwood chair is made. And not just any chair, the Arne-Jacobsen-designed Series 7 made by Republic of Fritz Han…


Remade in Switzerland – Christopher Raeburn

Remade in Switzerland – Christopher Raeburn

Debuting at New York Fashion Week, Victorinox launched their capsule collection Remade in Switzerland by UK fashion designer Christopher Ræburn. The small collection of just 8 pieces are constructed from re-appropriated Swiss military fabri…


Summer Camp for Designers? SVA’s Masters Workshop (It)

Summer Camp for Designers? SVA’s Masters Workshop (It)

Ready for a little Roman Holiday? SVA has two unique opportunities to study design this summer in Italy. Led by Lita Talarico and Steven Heller, co-chairs of SVA’s MFA Design program, and Louise Fili, author of Italianissimo, the Master’s Workshop…


Sexy new black modern Ikea?

Sexy new black modern Ikea?

For years Ikea showrooms have had a certain modern aesthetic, and if I had to nail it down to two colors I’d say blonde-wood and silver. But their recent booth at Toronto’s 2011 Interior Design Show, which won the Gold Booth Award, has unveiled a different aesthetic. “This year, we have featured a sexy new black modern country door style,” […]


Innovative no-pole tent design

Innovative no-pole tent design

It’s just a few weeks until start-up company Heimplanet is schedule to release their no-pole tent. How does the thing stand up without poles, you ask? Using air:

Heimplanet – The Cave from heimplanet on Vimeo.

Definitely a wicked idea, with just one …


Restoration Hardware’s new Aviator Wing Desk

Restoration Hardware’s new Aviator Wing Desk

If I could hire employees, I’d have a desk like this and sit behind it wearing a leather flying cap, bomber jacket, scarf and goggles while I interviewed prospectives. I would act normal through much of the interview but pause at intervals to shoot down enemy bombers with pantomime and self-generated sound effects. {more via Core77. View original post.} That’s […]