Maker and explainer Tim Hunkin released the third video in his "Secret Life of Components" series. This time, he's looking at hinges: door hinges, hinges for prototypes, cupboard hinges, kitchen cabinet hinges, hinges for glass doors. custom hinges, giant hinges, tiny hinges, Tufnol hinges, screw thread hinges, and animation hinges.
Last year, Hunter Read, 23, was making $12 hour working in a Home Depot parking lot. Then he decided to quit and follow his curiosity about glass art. And now? Read is a professional marble maker. See his astounding creations below. From Marketplace: Today, Read is making more money than he did at Home Depot.… READ THE REST
As if Jack White talents as an artist and musician weren't enough, he's also an accomplished designer and maker. In this Show & Tell on Tested, Adam Savage gushes over the new stool that White upholstered for him (White apparently worked as an upholsterer). Not only is the stool lovely, but Jack encoded a lot… READ THE REST
Japanese industrial designer and former Buddhist monk Kenji Ekuan (1929-2015) designed the iconic Kikkoman soy sauce bottle in 1961. His bottle is so beautiful that MOMA considers it a work of art and has it in its collection: The bottle had to fit in with the minimalist Japanese aesthetic and be comfortable to hold— goals… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
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