Build a Mini Car

Tuesday September 25, 2018

At just 60cm long, this handmade car might be the smallest thing to tear up the streets.

The Sci-Fi Sounds of the Yaybahar

Tuesday September 18, 2018

This instrument is both the strangest and coolest thing you’ll hear this side of a sci-fi film.

Defying the laws of both architecture and gravity, the Smith Mansion is testimony to one man’s delirious (and ultimately tragic) dream.

The modern-day cartographers at This Way make the case for putting down the GPS and unfolding some nicely designed sheets of paper.

An Italian artist asked people to draw a bike from memory, and turned their sketches into strange 3D renderings. 

Floating On The Floodplains

Saturday August 25, 2018

Annual floods plague the Soomaa forests of Estonia, but a group of design students aren’t fighting the problem – they’re working with it.

Data meets literature (and makes some surprisingly eye-catching art in the process).

Bunker building is on the rise for the first time since the Cold War. Which is, ah, concerning. 

Finally: someone has invented a rocking chair that will knit you a beanie while you gently coo yourself to sleep. 

This Indian city looks like it’s from a sci-fi film. Are its ideals more grounded in reality?