The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has announced top candidates for its 2016 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Here are some of the candidates’ most interesting product designs. Take a look and pick your favorite.
The Ecolab Mobile Solids Dispenser gives restaurant workers an easy way to stay germ-free. Users simply attach the dispenser to the sink under running water, which filters through to turn solid soap or sanitizer into a usable liquid. Continue reading »
Here’s a selection of photos from the archives of NatGeo that were unpublished or simply forgotten. So, the project ‘Found’ was launched in order to “bring the pictures back to life by sharing them to new audiences.”
A white fallow stag stands in a forest in Switzerland, 1973. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES P. BLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE Continue reading »
Nowadays, most of us sign our names on checks and documents in plain ol’ cursive. But some signatures are way better than others, whether they’re elaborate illustrations, cool designs, or simply gorgeous handwriting. Continue reading »
Camille De Bastiani, a gifted photo manipulator came up with this stunning collection of 2013 McLaren F1 car imagined with historic liveries. And we couldn’t be more happy to discover how the shark nose Jordan or the JSP Lotus look if they were 2013 cars. You can browse the full collection of classic liveries here. Thumbs up for the good work, truly amazing! Continue reading »
Tietgenkollegiet or The Tietgen Residence Hall in Denmark is the coolest dormitory that you can imagine. The circular building has a very modern-looking yet well-thought design perfect both for studying and leisure.
The dormitory has 360 spacious rooms shaped as a pie slices. Their wide end facing the outer side of the building has either a big balcony or a French window. Each room has a toilet and a shower with a heated floor. There are comfy lounges and big kitchens shared by every 12 apartments. Tietgenkollet has a bike park, a large hall, movable bars for parties, quiet rooms for reading and studying and two music rooms with a piano and a drum set. Continue reading »