Check Out A Sneak Peek of Monsters At Work

Laughter is what they’re after in this sneak peek from Monsters At Work, an original series, streaming July 2 on Disney+. Monsters At Work takes place the day after the Monsters, Incorporated power plant started harvesting the laughter of children to fuel the city of Monstropolis, thanks to Mike and Sulley’s discovery that laughter generatesContinue reading “Check Out A Sneak Peek of Monsters At Work”

Patented: 1,000 Design Patents Book By Thomas Rinaldi

An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over. The range is phenomenal: patentsContinue reading “Patented: 1,000 Design Patents Book By Thomas Rinaldi”

Nike GO FlyEase, A Hinged Shoe That Can Be Easily Put On Or Taken Off Without Using Your Hands

The Nike GO FlyEase is a modern constructed two-part shoe with a hidden hinge that can easily be put on and taken off without the use of hands.  The front and back parts of the shoe are held together by a thick tension band that runs around the bottom of the shoe. When pressure isContinue reading “Nike GO FlyEase, A Hinged Shoe That Can Be Easily Put On Or Taken Off Without Using Your Hands”

Clever Masks Custom Printed With Your Own Face

Danielle Baskin is a designer in San Francisco who created a line of unique N95 respiratory masks that work with facial recognition software.  Baskin has since updated this line to include a machine-washable protective cotton face mask that can be custom ordered with any image desired, including that of one’s own face. More info HERE.

Popular Logos Updated To Reflect The Age of Coronavirus

Slovenian graphic designer Jure Tovrljan has cleverly updated a number of familiar company logos to reflect the very real effect that Coronavirus has upon consumer products and services.

The 100 Greatest Designs of Modern Times

What does it take to become a design icon? There‘s more to it than good looks. These 100 products have made our lives simpler, better, and yes, more stylish. Check out the list from Fortune Magazine HERE.

DesignerCon 2019 Returns To The Anaheim Convention Center November 22 – 24

DesignerCon is returning the the Anaheim Convention Center! 14 years ago, DesignerCon made its debut in Los Angeles and established itself as the largest designer toy convention in the United States. In 2018, it outgrew its original home and expanded to three times its original size at the Anaheim Convention Center. The 350,000 square feetContinue reading “DesignerCon 2019 Returns To The Anaheim Convention Center November 22 – 24”

IKEA & Ori Team Up To Develop ROGNAN Robotic Furniture For Small Living Spaces

Cities are booming and at the same time living spaces are shrinking. That’s why IKEA is exploring flexible and innovative solutions that empower people to have big dreams for small homes – introducing ROGNAN robotic furniture developed in collaboration with Ori. To meet this need, IKEA is collaborating with Ori, an American startup that hasContinue reading “IKEA & Ori Team Up To Develop ROGNAN Robotic Furniture For Small Living Spaces”

Hershey’s Redesigns Milk Chocolate Bar For First Time In 125 Years

The Hershey’s brand came up with a new way to satisfy America’s love for emojis. For the first time in The Hershey Company’s 125-year history, the iconic Hershey’s brand is changing the look of its original milk chocolate bar and transforming each piece to include an emoji. The new Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Emoji Bars willContinue reading “Hershey’s Redesigns Milk Chocolate Bar For First Time In 125 Years”

USA Today Interview: Chip Kidd, How I Became a Book Designer

With a body of work spanning from designing the iconic cover of “Jurassic Park” to writing his own novels, Chip Kidd has worked with some of the most famous names in literature and cartoons. The words and designs of the TED speaker, book cover designer, author and editor have been seen around the world, and Kidd’sContinue reading “USA Today Interview: Chip Kidd, How I Became a Book Designer”

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