product design

At-Home Artificial Insemination Tool

Typically, artificial insemination is a sterile, clinical process, but Polish designer Kamila Rudnicka is changing that with an at-home tool that doubles as a sex toy. This pink-hued dildo, called
Young woman invents ingenious bioplastic made from fish scales and red algae

Young woman invents ingenious bioplastic made from fish scales and red algae

According to the Ellen Macarthur Foundation, if current trends in single-use plastic continue, "there could be more plastic than fish (by weight) in the ocean by 2050." Having spent countless family

Dubai Global Grad Show 2019 Highlights

Projects that speak to sustainability, safety, health, healing and much more One of the world’s leading exhibitions of graduate design work, the Global Grad Show shows some 150 projects by individuals
Taking Vapes To The LGBTQ+ Crowd

Taking Vapes To The LGBTQ+ Crowd

A company called Besito is finding love in an artistic, wild, inclusive, and untapped market.
Taking Vapes To The LGBTQ+ Crowd

Taking Vapes To The LGBTQ+ Crowd

A company called Besito is finding love in an artistic, wild, inclusive, and untapped market.
IKEA is investing $2.8 billion in renewable energy infrastructure

IKEA is investing $2.8 billion in renewable energy infrastructure

The world's largest furniture manufacturer is going off grid.

How Minnidip Made A Splash With Its Inflatable Pools

A startup turns an old idea into chic summer backyard centerpieces.
A new Swedish bicycle is made from 300 recycled Nespresso pods

A new Swedish bicycle is made from 300 recycled Nespresso pods

It's the latest attempt at repurposing the billions of single-use coffee capsules thrown away each year.
The wellness movement has infiltrated car design

The wellness movement has infiltrated car design

Car designers are incorporating symphonic chimes, cocoon-like interiors, and extra-large windows to "let nature in."
Carry a distinctive purse and other networking gems from design legend Gere Kavanaugh

Carry a distinctive purse and other networking gems from design legend Gere Kavanaugh

"I don't have to 'work a room'—people naturally come to me," Gere Kavanaugh says.
‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo

‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo

The Operators highlights the experts building the products and companies that drive the tech industry. Speaking from experience at companies like AirBnB, Brex, Docsend, Edmodo, Facebook, Google...
Verified Expert Brand Designer: Studio Rodrigo

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Studio Rodrigo

Ritik Dholakia worked as a startup product manager before he co-founded Studio Rodrigo, a branding and product design agency based in NYC. Unlike traditional branding firms, Studio Rodrigo is proud of
How Phone Taps and Swipes Train Us to Be Better Consumers

How Phone Taps and Swipes Train Us to Be Better Consumers

Opinion: Smartphone interfaces train our motions, closing the gap between our bodies and our virtual selves. But what does that mean when our movements are choreographed by corporate interests?
Most digital cameras look the same, but these 10 weren’t afraid to stand out

Most digital cameras look the same, but these 10 weren’t afraid to stand out

While most digital cameras tend to share a similar design (read: boxy), a few think outside that box. From historic digital cameras with rotating lenses to experiments with smartphone add-on cameras,

Utah State University’s Outdoor Product Design Program

With their first graduating class out the door, the next generation of designers enter the industry with hands-on experience It’s no secret that the outdoor industry is booming—look no further than

Bic perfume in packaging inspired by their lighters

In 1989, Bic, makers of pens, shaving razors, and, of course, lighters, launched Parfum Bic. I really like the packaging inspired by cigarette lighters! Maybe the original idea was that the scent