Interview: Jay Sae Jung Oh: The designer discusses her jute-wrapped sculptural “Savage” series, environmental sustainability and her next step

Interview: Jay Sae Jung Oh


The sculptural furnishings by Korea-born designer Jay Sae Jung Oh are stop-you-in-your-tracks beautiful—a complicated, show-stopping mix of materials that references centuries-old weaving techniques and yet feels entirely unexpected. Made from discarded plastic objects woven and wrapped…

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Recon Jet: HUD-enabled sunglasses feature a range of sensors, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more

Recon Jet


In 2010 Recon released the world’s first Heads-Up-Display-enabled snow sport goggles, capable of displaying real-time statistics like speed, altitude, time and temperature on a full-color micro LCD screen. Now, three years later, the innovative…

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Plume Mudguard: Keep your bike’s profile (and your back) clean with this sleek recoiling fender

Plume Mudguard


Inclement weather and clunky fenders beware: Plume’s new mudguard (a Britishism for fender) will keep cyclists on the road—and dry—no matter what Mother Nature has in mind, all the while keeping the aesthetic of the two-wheeled…

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Interview: Das Monk: We speak with the artist collective’s founder on the search for art and photography

Interview: Das Monk


Born in the bright streets of Sydney, Australia in 2007 by designer Marc Hendrick, Das Monk artist collective puts great designs on quality T-shirts. At first a one-man operation, Hendrick soon brought his sister Brooke on…

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Interview: Solar Impulse: Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg discuss what a solar plane means for exploration in the 21st century

Interview: Solar Impulse


Just after midnight on 4 May 2013, a plane eased into Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport after completing a journey from Moffet Airfield near San Jose, CA. With the wingspan of an Airbus A340, it nevertheless landed as delicately as a single prop…

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Interview: Richard Dupont: The pioneering, digitally-minded sculptor shifts toward material and process

Interview: Richard Dupont


Artist Richard Dupont first caught our attention years ago as one of the early artists to experiment with distortions of digital models in a physical space. Fond of manipulating scans of his own body, Dupont has produced everything from shape-shifting statues…

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Three Reissued Modernist Lamps : Celebrated mid-century designers’ once forgotten luminaires brought back to life

Three Reissued Modernist Lamps


by Adam Štěch As the year rolls forward many furniture and lightning brands continue to show an interest in reissuing historical design artifacts of decades past. Large or small, most producers comprising the design market now present some form of forgotten or previously discontinued elements of design. To offer…

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Lugi Furniture: Upstart Czech furniture brand collaborates with high profile design talent

Lugi Furniture


by Adam Štěch It seems that Czech design production is well on its way to a full-blown renaissance. Several new companies emerged on the market last year, and older ones are innovating on production techniques, aesthetics and philosophy. One of the…

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Hard Candy by Yan Rui: Jewelry inspired by Eastern reincarnation philosophy, Nine Inch Nails and more

Hard Candy by Yan Rui

by Alessandro De Toni In the last few years Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts has become an epicenter of the capital’s creativity, producing an array of talented artists and designers each year. Included among the group of elite graduates is Yan Rui, who after finishing her studies at CAFA…

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People People Pocket Watch : Swedish design meets an offbeat approach to horology in a modern take on time

People People Pocket Watch


Swedish design collective People People lets their work do the talking. Splitting their time between client commissions and lab work, the creators of the successful Kickstarter project, the Transparent Speaker, are now set to dip…

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