Cayce Zavaglia has developed an extraordinary technique for using wool thread to evoke the colors and textures of oil paint.
An exclusive look at a a giant mirrored dome that’d give visitors the sensation of floating above the felled twin towers, created by Dutch artist William Verstraeten.
This clever little iPad app reminds you to give your hands, wrist, and fingers a break from the hard work of digital pointing and clicking.
[This is part of the Femme Den series from Smart Design. To read the introduction to the series, go here.]
Most designers and engineers have childhood stories about fantastic Lego creations or amazing home-built projects that hinted at their early propensity toward design. For me, my nascent interest in mechanics manifested itself in my Matchbox car collection. One day, a neighbor’s mother saw me with my miniature parking lot and cried, "Cars are for boys!
Working scientists have all manner of high-tech gizmos to gather field data. But Michael Canfield argues that doing it the old fashioned way still makes sense.
It is a stark fact of life that none of us is getting any younger. Thanks to falling birth rates, lengthening life expectancy, and the inevitable march of time, the population as a whole is getting older too. In Japan, it is projected that by 2050 people over 65 will outnumber people under 20 at a ratio of 10:6.
Millennials are well-educated, tech savvy, and independent. They’re also cursed by a bad economy. But all this might have a silver lining…