frog’s Robert Fabricant dissects the ways that credit-card swipes work in New York’s subway system, and finds an object lesson in user interface design.
Australian skin-care company Aesop pays homage to New York by decorating its new shop in sheets of the New York Times. (Personally, we would’ve picked the Post. Better headlines.)
Anyone who has ever tried to build a website for the first time knows that awful feeling when confronted with lines of HTML, CSS, and PHP, languages as foreign as any known to man. Well, never fear.
To the list of amazing things Legos are capable of, add this: They can feed you.
The project is part of Swarovski’s Crystal Palace, an experimental design platform that has commissioned projects by such design heavyweights as Zaha Hadid, Tom Dixon, and Yves Behar. This time around, John Pawson placed a giant crystal meniscus.
An expansive exhibit on Jean Prouvé celebrates the genius of a man who was as innovative designing armchairs as he was building refugee housing.
Revealed at the Frankfurt Auto Show last week, the You features all sorts of tactile details which have become lost in the auto industry’s move towards plastic, plastic and more plastic.
This is something we’ve seen precisely never: figure skaters in clothes that don’t look like someone vomited a bag of rhinestones.