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Your absolute last chance to win a Red Dot Design Concept 2017 award!

If you’re a designer, you’ve obviously heard of the words “Red Dot”. They’re arguably the most coveted words that every designer wants to flash on their product, or resume. The Red Dot Awards are by far the most anticipated awards ...

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Transportation design: Kiddie edition!

Toys are designed to do three things. Engage, educate, inspire. They don’t necessarily have to fulfill all three conditions. In fact most toys can get past the first, or the second. The Hot Wheels cars aren’t most toys. They are ...

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Design Details We Love: Innowave Headphones

The InnoWave headphones, for me, go into the design hall of fame for their wonderfully funky aesthetic, pulled straight from music, and applied into physical and visual design. The headband, possibly the most memorable part of the headphone looks almost ...

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The clever use of Symbolism in Design

Even with the Beoplay H2’s somber design aesthetic, there’s still an invisible energy to it. If you haven’t noticed, it’s because of the clever way they managed to put in an exclamation mark into the design of the headphone itself! ...

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The new design skill: VR

While most designers work on designing the future, there are a handful who work on designing the very tools we use to design the future. What you’re looking at here is Seymourpowell’s take on the future of design tools. We’ve ...

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YD Handpicks: Winning designs from the A’ Design Awards 2016-17

Another year, another set of incredible designs from the A’ Design Awards and Competition! The winners this year set a benchmark for the years to come. We’ve mentioned before how winning a design competition puts a feather in your cap, ...

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Design for Living in the Moment

Sometimes our desire to record memories actually interferes with being present in the moment. We miss out on the very experiences we want to remember by constantly being in “document” mode! Designed with this in mind, the Nokia Twist offers ...

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Fresh water, fresh design

Let’s be honest. We miss the Electrolux Design Labs competition! It was the perfect platform for exploring uncharted technological territories and marrying that with a keen design sense. The Electrolux Evno is a conceptual wall mounted tankless water filter that ...

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Your Desktop Design Factory!

Most people are consumers. But there is a small section of us that proudly call ourselves creators. We desire to build beautiful things, not just own them. Roughly 5 years ago, the maker revolution began with desktop 3D printing. While ...

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Reincarnation by design

For people who’ve lost a pet, it can be a difficult phase to get through. Especially explaining it to children can be extremely difficult and heart-rending. Reborn doesn’t make the grief go away, but helps gain closure, and transition the ...

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