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Local Motors 3D Printed Car

Local Motors 3D Printed Car

Local Motors is a small company with a radical business plan. It solicits the crowd for wild ideas for new vehicles, lets the community vote the best designs to the top, and uses low-volume manufacturing to make them a reality. A few years ago we reviewed the Rally Fighter, a warplane-inspired, V-8 powered maniac of a car. Local’s newest creation […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Automotive, Design, News, Technology
Grind Pepper Like a Boss

Grind Pepper Like a Boss

Although I suspect that a controlled sonic pulse system is the key to perfect pepper grinding, almost every pepper mill currently on the planet is based upon a design introduced in 1874 by Jean-Pierre and Jean-Fredrique Peugeot, who, at the time, were best known for manufacturing hand saws, of all things. Their design featured a wooden tube that fed the […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Home, Lifestyle, News
ITZ Design Ban Table

ITZ Design Ban Table

Ban Table The table draws its inspiration from the work of Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and from traditional Asian joinery. The structure is designed on the basis of joinery techniques, which make it possible to put it together and take it apart without the use of screws, nails, dowels or glue. The table is designed to highlight the subtle beauty […]

Häfele’s Transformable Living Spaces

Häfele’s Transformable Living Spaces

Häfele is a German manufacturer of furniture fittings and architectural hardware, and of all the booths we saw at Holz-Handwerk, theirs was the most mobbed. And it’s no wonder why: Aimed at the designers and builders responsible for kitting out homes and offices, their sprawling exhibit was a showcase of what it’s possible to make with their products, a sort […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Architecture, Design, Lifestyle, News
CR-1 Carbon Fiber RV

CR-1 Carbon Fiber RV

Global Caravan Technologies, Inc. unveils its first all carbon fiber RV. Style and craftsmanship are blended uniquely together in the CR-1 Carbon to pave way for unprecedented luxury standards and options, making camping more glamorous. The CR-1 Carbon is the first of many planned products in the CR-Series, and is one of the more premium offerings for super-luxury towables by […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Lifestyle, News
boxLIFE boxGATE – The Ultimate Tailgate Party

boxLIFE boxGATE – The Ultimate Tailgate Party

Football season may be months away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t daydream about tailgating. Forget about the rickety old camp grill and cooler in the back of your van: the future of tailgating is boxGATE, a brilliantly overkill pop-up party that unfolds from a shipping container. It’s the Transformers of tailgating! Texas Tech alumni Jane’t Howey and Sheryl Estes […]

Get Tubed – In a Pneumatic Elevator

Get Tubed – In a Pneumatic Elevator

It takes work to go upstairs, but it doesn’t have to. That’s why elevators were invented. If you want an elevator in your home, though, it takes some serious construction. Why not travel through pneumatic tubes like the Jetsons? No, seriously, you can. Dayton Elevators makes pneumatic vacuum elevators that can be easily installed in any house with the right […]

3D-Printed Adapter Turns Bamboo Skewers Into an Easy-Clean Whisk

3D-Printed Adapter Turns Bamboo Skewers Into an Easy-Clean Whisk

If there’s one tool that’s a necessary evil in your kitchen it’s the whisk. Its ability to blend and whip is matched only by its resistance to being cleaned. But if you have access to a 3D printer and a bag of bamboo skewers, this simple adapter could mean you’ll never have to clean out the nook and crannies on […]

by · March 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Home, Lifestyle, News
Usit – Contemporary Step Ladder That Doubles as a Stool

Usit – Contemporary Step Ladder That Doubles as a Stool

ENG-Usit originated in the desire to create a stepladder that fits into a contemporary interior. Today’s stepladders often look too utilitarian, and they are quickly returned to storage after being used. Although it is collapsible, the Usit doesn’t have to be packed away. The two-step version of Usit can be used as a seat, the three-step version as a high […]

Is It Art?  No, It’s a Air Conditioner

Is It Art? No, It’s a Air Conditioner

Those living in apartments or homes without central air have to come to terms with ugly, boxy air conditioners hanging out their windows. It’s either that, or be roasted alive in the summer. But it doesn’t have to be that way, not when LG is somehow packing air conditioners into these ultra-slim housings that hang on your wall like artwork. […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Home, Lifestyle, News