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Industrial Design

6 Secrets to Creating Your Personal Members-Only Club

Dot & Bo | Posted 10.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dot & Bo

There's something so enticing about members-only clubs. They offer you a place to retreat and relax with your favorite people, beverages, and furnishings. The only trouble is that not all of us can afford memberships at these exclusive lounges, and yet, don't we still deserve this luxurious comfort?

Think Design Think

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 08.03.2015 | Science
Jens Martin Skibsted

Design negotiates between technology, policy, systems and users. It has become a universal medium for expressing ideas, raising fundamental questions and addressing social challenges.

The California College of the Arts Gets Elemental at Nightlife

JD Beltran | Posted 01.13.2015 | San Francisco
JD Beltran

Walk into, "All is Not Lost," a 25 foot high inflatable iceberg by artist/designers Raphael Ajl, Brooke Francesi, Aaron Levin, Rob Sieg, and Lake Buc...

Hot Thursday Night Ticket - Art and Design at the California Academy of Sciences

JD Beltran | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
JD Beltran

A life-sized elephant weighing less than 10 lbs by artist/designers Seth D'Ambrosio, Rafi Aji, Brooke Francesi, and Dustin Tilsdale The amb...

PHOTOS: 8 Industrial Chic Spaces We'd Love To Copy

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen factories and warehouses completely transformed into stunning loft homes. But even if you're space wasn't ever the site for manufacturing, ...

Great Design: Made to Measure

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Today, the words great design brilliantly light the marquee of contemporary life. What is great design? It's a perennial question with no single answer.

PHOTOS: Hotels Emerge From Abandoned Factories

Posted 02.22.2013 | Travel

In the early 1900s, the Colony Arcade Building was brimming with milliners from the L. F. Castle Company, Bonhotal Company and Crest Band Bandeau Comp...

What Are the Possibilities With 3-D Printers?

Drew Hendricks | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
Drew Hendricks

By downloading plans online, homeowners will have nearly limitless options, and those who are creative can even design their own objects. Many experts believe that affordable 3-D printers capable of these tasks are only a few years away.

How Environmental Regulation Could Use Industrial Design to Save the Planet

Drew Hendricks | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green
Drew Hendricks

When people are forced to follow the rules, a lot of them refuse to budge or push back. However, if the issue can be reframed, shall we say, the regulations could be a lot more effective.

Design Briefs Advance Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

Maintaining an open perspective while staying focused on a goal can cause any aspiring design star to run in circles, wasting much of their valuable time and energy. Can a couple of hours spent composing an Inspirational Design Brief significantly improve their performance?

Inspired Design: Young Inventors Solve Old Problems in New Ways

James Dyson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology
James Dyson

Simple observations can inspire leaps in understanding. In designing a vacuum that didn't choke on dust, I looked to a sawmill. I saw centrifugal force being used to separate dirt and wondered - could the same principle be used on a smaller scale?

How Marketing Researchers See Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Soren Petersen

Cowritten by Dr. Jaewoo Joo "Designers don't just put cosmetics on the skin of a product!" During my interview with a graduate student at Ontario Col...

$100 Laptop Designers Helps Children Of Mexico See Better

Jacob Slevin | Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Just moments ago, acclaimed designer Yves Béhar, received the enormously prestigious 2011 INDEX: Award for Verbien See Better to Learn Better, a soci...

VOTE: Steve Jobs' Design Revolution

Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts

Apple design. Unique, sleek and unmistakeable. It is no secret that Steve Jobs has an obsessive commitment to simplicity. When Jobs returned to Apple ...

Paul Needham

The Typewriter That Changed Everything Turns 50 | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

Fifty years ago this month, the IBM Selectric typewriter was introduced to the public. In the 25 years that followed, more than 13 million of the t...

The 'Euthanasia Coaster' And The Art Of The Amusement Park

Posted 08.25.2011 | Arts

The "Euthanasia Coaster," a roller-coaster designed to be fatal, is a conceptual art piece and model for a more pleasant way to die. The sinister-...

Would Apple Be Doomed Without Steve Jobs?

Ty Fujimura | Posted 07.30.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

The Motorola Xoom has more memory than the iPad 2. It has a larger and higher-resolution display. And it runs flash. Venerable tech blog Engadget repo...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: Ezra Stoller's Photographs Of Iconic Modern Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ezra Stoller WHAT: An exhibition of architectural gelatin silver prints by Ezra Stoller WHEN: January 6 - February 12, 2011 WHERE: Yossi Milo ...

IT DOESN'T SUCK: James Dyson Award Winners Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The first stage in judging the James Dyson Award 2010 has been completed and the national shortlists from 18 countries have been posted. From these, 2...

The Next Industrial Revolution May Be Led by Personal Civil Engineering

Jillian Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jillian Burt

Maybe a new generation of designers will make civic and social responsibility cool -- the Walkman of this era might be a personal solar power storage unit that can be carried around and snapped into power grid anywhere in the city.

Plan ForYourArt, March 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The inaugural exhibition for the newly expanded, Richard Meier-designed Gagosian Gallery includes new large-scale photographic work by Andreas Gursky.

Hijab For Sports: A New Radical Invention

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Instead of saying, "that's wrong!" and organizing a protest march, Elham decided to come up with a solution. That's a distinctly New Radical response: positive, constructive, and hopeful.