Feargu O'Sullivan rounds up the good, the bad and the ugly of public transit seating options.
Seat cover designs, we believe, need to consider four things:
• Memorability. They need to be striking enough to create an instant impression.
• Freshness. Moquette needs to be bright enough in color to appear new(ish) after years of wear, but not so pale as to make stains or fade evident.
• Intricacy. Large empty monochrome spaces show wear more quickly, and provide too tempting a canvas for vandals.
• Anti-Dazzle. Moquette shouldn’t be so bright and busy that it turns stomachs.
Above, behold Pittsburgh's "cosmic spaghetti" seating, as photographed by @CatsBlanchard.
This Inception-like moment as all the doorways form a straight line is both satisfying and mesmerizing.
Improv Everywhere (previously) keeps on bringing the hits, but seriously, this one takes the cake.
The axonometric, not-to-scale diagrams are pretty sweet — like the castings made of underground ant-colonies, cross with the insane arcology furutism of Paolo Soleri.
Are you super organized? You’re going to love the Genius Pack G4 and its seemingly limitless, well-placed compartments. Not that organized? You’re still going to love this piece of luggage because it’s so well thought out that it practically does the packing for you. We’ve all tried to stuff a piece of carry-on so full […]
Despite government legislation and improving caller ID technology, robocalls and scam artists are rampant on the phone lines – up to 35 billion a year in the US alone. They can be annoying at best and a financial threat at worst, but there’s a way to take security into your own hands. One good example […]
If you’re a Mac user, you thrive on simplicity. Everything in its place and a place for everything. Unsurprisingly, there’s a ton of great organizational apps out there for Mac, and now someone’s had the great idea to bundle them all together. Whether you’re running a demanding business or just getting through the day to […]