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Architect Turns Old Abandoned Factory into His Stunning Home

Spanish Architect Ricardo Bofill spent 45 years converting an abandoned World War One-era concrete factory into his home. Bofill first discovered the concrete factory just outside of Barcelona in 1973. Now having named it La Fábrica, he explained on his website, “I found enormous silos, a tall smokestack, four kilometers of underground tunnels, and machine […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

Elon Musk’s Latest Venture, The Boring Company

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed in a recent TED talk how he plans to build a vast underground transportation network that would transport cars on an electric skate – all so traffic could be avoided. The Boring Company, as it’s officially named, was born out of Musk’s frustration with Los Angeles’ legendary traffic […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

Scewo, The Most Stylish Stair-Climbing Wheelchair

A group of master students from Switzerland want to solve a common wheelchair problem – the difficulty in using a wheelchair to climb stairs. The Scewo wheelchair uses rubber tracks to safely climb staircases and is even stable enough for spiral staircases. The designers behind the one-of-a-kind wheelchair plan to bring it to market by […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

The All-In-One 3D Printer, Laser Engraver and CNC Machine

In the ever changing world of 3D printers, it can be hard for a company to set itself apart from the competition. Snapmaker plans to do just that with its Kickstarter campaign for its extremely reliable and durable 3D printer featuring an all-metal design that can be converted in a laser engraver or CNC machine […]

Industry News

Volkswagen’s Sedric, The Self-Driving Lounge on Wheels

Imagining a world dominated by self-driving vehicles is something many automobile companies have taken part in. Volkswagen (VW) recently released their newest autonomous concept car, which they have aptly named Sedric – as in self-driving car. Sedric is VW’s first concept car created for level 5 autonomous driving. Meaning VW imagines Sedric as a fully […]

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USPS Stamps Honoring Industrial Designer

U.S Postal Service Honors Former Herman Miller Design Director, Gilbert Rohde, with Forever Stamp The U.S Postal Service dedicated a stamp to Gilbert Rohde today as part of their new Pioneers of American Industrial Design serie...
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Guerilla Truck Show 2011

At the Guerrilla truck this June that Morland Sinway puts on… 1052 West Fulton Market Chicago, morlensinoway.com it did not rain like years past. The crowd was in full force as the trucks snaked the streets of the Fulton ...
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Motorcycle Toilet


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NeoCon 2011

Besides the fact that attending designers should have probably pre-registered two weeks in advance or pay the $25 penalty (which I gladly paid), this year’s NeoCon did not disappoint. In a way, the penalty cost reminded u...
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Choosing the Right Training Facility

Engineering is a very broad field. Whether it involves figuring out how to design a new skyscraper or building a jet that doesn’t buckle under extreme accelerations, engineering requires strong design and the collaboration of...
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