industrial design

New York Should Be Ashamed Of The Heinous Chair It Built For The Pope

New York Should Be Ashamed Of The Heinous Chair It Built For The Pope

Pope Francis is hip to social media and cares about the environment. His new cool Popemobile is a convertible Hyundai. But the throne that the poor pope has to sit in while he’s in Manhattan is freaking design blasphemy. It’s so ugly, it’s ungodly. How in heaven’s name did we…

Why A Superstar Designer Wanted To Make A Better Gene-Testing Machine

Why A Superstar Designer Wanted To Make A Better Gene-Testing Machine

Odds are good you know industrial designer Yves Behar’s work, even if you don’t know his name. Behar’s studio, fuseproject, has designed fitness trackers, wireless speakers, smart locks and vibrators. His latest project won’t be used by everyone — but that doesn’t mean we won’t benefit from it.

This Modified Moped Engine Powers A Boat, Concrete Mixer And Woodsaw

This Modified Moped Engine Powers A Boat, Concrete Mixer And Woodsaw

We live in a world of vehicles and machinery made up of a million different moving parts and hyper-specialised tech guts. Using nothing more than a modified moped motor, Gaspard Tiné-Berès and Tristan Kopp of Re-Do Studio imagined a future where a single modular Engine Block can be used to…