‘Shiny points’ stand out One of the key design principles of Shanzhai is to make the assets of the product stand out. Shanzhai is not about being subtle.
I've long assumed that most New Yorkers, if not most city residents in general, have a particular spot they prefer on the subway.
Every student of industrial design ought study Braun's line of timepieces. The sheer variety and innovation, on both the design and technical fronts, that the company was able to inject into something as simple as a time-telling device is staggering; Braun was obsessing over minute bevels and visual clarity years before smartphone manufacturers sought to differentiate one glass rectangle from another. The ability to so resoundingly distinguish a small circle on your wrist from other offerings on the marketplace is a testament to Braun's unrivaled championing of industrial design.
Dieter Rams is best-known for his work at Braun--where he revolutionized the design of electronics--and his indelible influence on Apple’s Jony Ive.
Few things say filthy rich more succinctly than an indoor rock-climbing wall. But even those lucky enough to have them, must contend that the hulking structures don’t match their surrounding décor. As Lunar Europe puts it, “Pro gear is out of place.
I’m an incorrigible caffeine addict and a hopeless collector of all coffee accoutrements--from French presses and stovetop espresso makers to percolators and milk steamers.
Today we showcase our favorite examples of creative umbrella designs. Electric Umbrella
Collection of the most creative and interesting cell phone concepts designed by talented people from all over the globe. Weather Cell Phone Concept Beautiful cell phone concept design by Seunghan Song accurately detects and illustrates present weather conditions. [ link ] Mobile Script Cell Phone Concept Designed by Aleksander Mukomelov, this cell phone comes with a large touchscreen, that is located inside the phone in the collapsed state. [ link ]
Dieter Rams was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, in 1932.