It's fun to watch an A-list designer like Aaron Draplin (creator of Field Notes notebooks) how he goes about designing a new logo. Here, he was challenged to design a logo for a concrete foundation company. He starts by just writing the name of the company with pencil and paper (not on a computer) and sees what the letters suggest. Then he "digs around" through old design and corporate identity books he likes. Only after he's filled a bunch of pages with thumbnail sketches does he move to Adobe illustrator.
Ikea's Obegränsad lineup, allegedly heading to stores this fall, includes a turntable designed with Swedish House Mafia. The OBEGRÄNSAD record player celebrates the timeless joy of the listening experience with vinyl records. The record player has a sleek, minimal style and works with the ENEBY speaker. "The solid, chunky design gives the player a presence… READ THE REST
Behold the DeLorean Alpha EV, the first vehicle from the revived DeLorean Motor Company! Emma Roth at The Verge: The Alpha 5 could come with a 100kWh battery, offering an estimated 300 miles of range and a top speed of 155mph. DeLorean indicates these specs will belong to the "base" performance model, but there isn't… READ THE REST
Faced with a surplus of metal pipes, the city of Sheffield in England held a contest to decide what to do with them. Thus was born the standard bicycle rack, with two bends and perhaps a crossbar. Many have tried to improve upon it, writes brixton hatter, but all have failed. Simple, cheap, easy to… READ THE REST
It takes a lot of hard work and discipline to build a web page for a company, freelance business, or product. The same goes when creating the mobile app version. You don't dislike the job; it's what you wanted a career as a developer in the first place, but if there's a way to make the conversion… READ THE REST
As the weather warms up, things tend to get more pungent, shall we say. One wrong move and the fridge gets left wide open, and you're stuck with a house that smells like trash and broken dreams. Even if something so drastic doesn't happen, smells pile up quickly, and it's challenging to part ways with them.… READ THE REST
Nearly everyone has scrolled through Instagram only to find an ad for the hotel they were just talking about 10 minutes earlier. Whether it was just a coincidence or you were "being listened to" is always up for debate. Still, it's hard not to feel uneasy knowing someone or something is potentially using your info to manipulate… READ THE REST