When Analog Meets Digital: An Augmented Paper from Montblanc

Pens and paper are the magical instruments that have been used to create a beautiful world of hand drawing and writing far more than hundreds years. The charm of alphabets written by hand gives a truly exceptional feeling that anyone could not experience from computer’s keyboard. With the concept of bridging the best of analog and digital altogether, a luxurious…

Food Alphabets by Tommy Perez

We can see that “Play with Food” is being a current social media trend. Many food artists use food as a medium to share their creativity . Tommy Perez is one of them. He creates a food alphabet project called “AtoZoë” with his 2-year-old daughter. His project may different from other food artists. Because he does not…

Glico Creates “GLICODE” – A Coding Game for Kids

We can see that today economy mainly relies on digital technology, and it seems to be increasingly evermore. In this case, computer programmers, coders or persons who understand this digital language will become more and more in need. Glico has recognized this key aspect and aims to introduce basic programming and algorithmic thinking to children at young age through GLICODE – a…

Metamaterials – The Next Level of 3D Printing Technology

3D printing technology has gone to the next level when Hasso Plattner Institute’s Human Computer Interaction Lab has transformed a norm of 3D printing material which is rigid and solid into a flexible mechanism. This transformation appears in the engineered, flexible silicone based, materials called “metamaterials” which are not only defined by their repetitive cell patterns, but also their internal microstructure. The uniqueness…

Londoner’s Colors! Discover The Color Trends from London Design Festival 2016

During the 9-day London Design Festival in 2016, many design experts ranging from companies to individuals and professionals to new-faces had showcased their great-designed products and installations across the capital. Due to an immense variety of designs, this year’s festival had also gained huge interest from public, not only people in UK but around the world. But if talking about what grabbed our attention the most,…

Top Picks! Utopia – London Design Biennale 2016

The first London Design Biennale was held in a same period of London Design Festival 2016, located in Somerset House. The event was composed of installation from 37 countries. With a concept of ‘Utopia’, drawing inspiration and idea on how each country dreams of their ideal utopias. Here are five remarkable utopias showcased in the heart of London: Plastic Effects, Australia…

Spotting Art & Design at V&A in London Design Festival 2016

One of the world’s top art and design museum – Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) also took part in London Design Festival 2016 to celebrate London as the creative, inspiring city, featuring different interesting contemporary art installations and designs. Below are the selective top three designs from V&A.  Foil By British design entrepreneur Benjamin Hubert, of…

“Family Hub” – A Refrigerator that Connects Family Members from Samsung

Samsung has launched an innovative refrigerator – Family Hub, with a Wifi enabled touchscreen that help people manage their groceries and connect with their family members at the same time. The inventive idea is rooted in a nature of people that has a strong connectivity to refrigerator. At a beginning of the day, people open a fridge to find easy meals or ingredients to cook; eventually it…

“Bunny Lane” – A House within A House!

What will you do to make more space for your house?  The approaches might range from modifying to demolishing. But the Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Company – Industrial Zombie has proposed an unconventional approach by encapsulating a historic  limited-space cottage within an airplane hangar! This imaginative house called Bunny Lane, located in New Jersey, expresses the contradictory elements blended together. Inside and outside…

Pokemon Go is Officially Coming to Apple Watch

What comes to our mind when we talk about the most wide-spread augment reality (AR) game now is Pokemon GO – a dream comes true for gamers who want to be Pokemon trainers and catch Pokemon characters anywhere around the world. Recently, the developer of Pokemon GO – Niantic CEO John Hanke – announced that Pokemon GO will be ready to launch for Apple…

#RougeRougeKissMe – Virtual Kissing Experience by Shiseido

Japanese beauty brand Shiseido has promoted Rouge Rouge lipstick collection by creating an app “Rouge Rouge Kiss Me” that allows two users to virtually kiss in real time. Two users can easily enjoy the interactive experience remotely. One user just invites another to  access the same site. Both of them will fill in their names and choose their…

New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition – The Reinvention of Architectural Icon for 21st Century

Sustainability issues still continue influencing many people around the world (including individuals and businesses); nonetheless, an achievement in sustainability is still ambiguous. Some take action by themselves. Some encourage others to take action towards sustainability; no matter in terms of environment, society or economy. In this case, New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition is another great campaign that raises social…