A glass that forces you to finish your drink before you can set it down
Two designers find inspiration in São Paulo's garbage
Package design that gets straight to the point
A wooden bike that does look more than just look pretty.
Keep a close watch on your succulents.
Using shame in the design game
A well-designed guide to a Swedish Arboretum
A new instrument maker turns Detroit's demolished infrastructure into righteous riffs.
Gnarly used skate decks find a totally rad second life as electric guitars.
Scandinavian designer teams with Tivoli Audio for furniture with good sound.
Swedish designers team with a nonprofit to make cooking in Kenya more efficient.
YOY brings a new meaning to interactive art.
Make your switch plate work for you.
José Lévy's latest line of furniture and home accents brings the Kasbah home.
We asked Zuzzana Gasior about the design blog's new print companion.
The NYC designers open up about their unusual experiment in dating and how it relates to design.
The Dutch design outfit adds some audio oomph to its unique geometric backpack. But, is that a good thing?
The Dutch artist tells us about his love of the T-shirt format in this exclusive video interview.
There's more to Danish design than teak furniture in this Milan exhibition
Control your leftovers with carved marble.
Ancient brick-making technology and geology are the secrets to a nice desk.
A Brooklyn arranger's fine styling gives botanically-inclined design new life.
Surefire gifts for various types of cool daddies
Drawstring lighting made from a sun-shielding waste material
New high-design e-commerce site comes complete with original content.
Leo goes nuts with the 78 rpm record theme for the agency's anniversary.
Bring your own speakers.
A daily dose of meaningless, imagined architecture
Superfan of the '90s undergroud, zinester, and ace designer talks about his work on a new series for Numero Group.
This metal watering can is both functional and pretty.
The magazine gets a makeover with more features, a lower price, and the same great design.
A pop-up fest at the intersection of food and design hits Chicago.
The deluxe version of the Beacon album The Ways We Separate will come in a case cast from pure sugar.
LED technology that you can squeeze
An alarm that wakes you up on your terms.
A tight deadline plus simple material results in Polígono, a rugged collection with a punch of color.
Upstart take on notebooks mixes paper types and sources for recycling
Rodan's bug-loving guitarist focused on his design and printing during those quiet years.
Photos from the annual Fulton Market design district street show
New life for old gondolas
A steady stream of clean water when you need it most
Lectures, DIY projects, and field trips for teenage students.
We asked the designer and sneaker freak to list his five favorite kicks—turns out they're mostly of his own creation.
There was a time when the friendly skies were both stylish and glamorous. No, seriously.
We've got a file on Portland-based artist and designer Eric Trine.
Bottle up your most cherished memories.
The hybrid retail space and graphic design studio feels like a cool kids clubhouse.
Chicago creative instigators form a hub for design community learning.
If you love your cardboard pup, set it free to some artists. And it might come home looking like this.
The New York band borrowed imagery from a 2003 installation for its latest album design.
We're kicking off our series of Middle Mind Project videos with a profile on designer Veronica Corzo-Duchardt.
A high-end jewelry line uses unconventional materials
A masterwork of art theory, the 50th anniversary reissue of Josef Albers's Interaction of Color lives up to its name with a new iPad app.
Chicago's MNML design studio celebrates some of crowdfunded design's most popular and provocative projects.
A collaborative art project between inmates and students showcases the human side of death row.
Highlights from the design festival ending this week.
A new design-build workshop, gallery—and food truck rotation—takes over San Francisco's Mission District.
We've got a file on Chicago poster maniac Ryan Duggan of Drug Factory Press
The Engineered Garments/Nepenthes designer keeps a low-profile, but his passion for great clothes continues to inspire many a start-up label and clothing-conscious individual.
The Austrian-born, typography-tweaking graphic designer takes a stark view on what makes us tick in his latest exhibition, The Happy Show.
In part one of our design travel guide for the City of Roses, we showcase a quartet of storefronts and galleries where homegrown creative talent flourishes.
Ultra-tiny apartment? No problem for this swiveling table and its multiple configurations.
The software giant releases the tools to make tablet-based design a tactile experience.
Much better than another T-shirt
The D.C. musician turned designer curates and collaborates at Field, an online shop of homewares that are built to age well.
The biomorphic designer, avid runner, and shoe exhibit consultant tells us why sneakers represent design's leading edge.
Frontman for smart-ass punk acts Obits/Hot Snakes/Drive Like Jehu/Pitchfork in a rare conversation on his art and inspiration
Designers show their love for the Thin White Duke in 101 typographic ways.
The Northwest's creative capital showcases a week of homegrown design and visual culture.
In part two of our Portland design travel guide, we focus on brands and stores reinterpreting heritage goods and artisan crafts.
NoMa speaks with Andrew Savage from Parquet Courts about the handmade aesthetic of his record covers, formative LP designs, and the difference between cultural and capitalistic artwork.