Design

The Company We Keep

Monday December 10, 2018

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some seriously Smithy brands, from modern whisky distillers to accidental hip-hop icons, leathergoods start-ups and more.

Living in the Trees

Thursday December 06, 2018

With its own wood-fired hot tub and skate bowl, Foster Huntington’s Cinder Cone might be the most awesome treehouse this side of Endor.

Things could have looked very different for New York City’s famous park, had this recently unearthed design gotten the go ahead 160 years ago.

Turning Art into Video Games

Friday November 09, 2018

Critics have long debated whether video games can truly be considered art. By combining a Mondrian painting with Pong, this programmer has answered the question once and for all. 

The Rolling Homes That Almost Were

Monday November 05, 2018

Back in the 1930s, these ball-shaped buildings almost gave new meaning to the phrase 'moving house'.

Animated Japanese Wood Joinery GIFs

Thursday November 01, 2018

Could these be the most deeply relaxing GIFs on the internet? 

Ever wondered what a letter from Nikola Tesla would look like? Or what kind of stationery Kate Bush used? Wonder no more, with this archive of famous people's letterheads.

Giveaway: Norlan Whisky Glasses

Thursday October 25, 2018

For too long, the whisky-drinking world has disagreed about what receptacle they should be drinking from. The Norlan finally settles the argument – and we have some to give away.

Forest Megaphones

Tuesday October 23, 2018

Music to our ears: to amplify the sounds of nature, a group of students have installed massive megaphones in the Estonian forest.

Shopping Trolley Furniture

Friday October 12, 2018

This furniture designer is giving tired old shopping trolleys a second chance – by transforming them into your new couch.