Posts tagged design
Japanese Students Create Impossibly Complicated Clock That Re-Writes The Time Every Minute

No matter how many smartwatches enter the market, nothing will compare to the mechanical fascination of analogue. Watching all the gears, springs and cogs spinning makes for an almost hypnotic experience. Students at the Tohoku University of Art And Design in Japan have taken note of this, creating incredibly complicated clock that writes out the time.

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This transparent display concept is the next step towards holographs

Florida based tech company 'Number one' is working on a display concept, which aims to be the last step before we turn to Minority Report-style holographic displays. Long time followers of New Rising Media will know we've seen our fair share of holography, but this seems to be the most logical next step towards that.

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'Google Time' Smart Watch Concept Presents Bright Future Of Wearable Tech

User Interface designer Adrian Maciburko has created a concept dubbed 'Google Time.'  As the idea of wearable computing rapidly becomes a technological trend in 2013, this shows a really nice and simple take on the smart watch, using Google's latest design language.

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James Dyson Award Finalists Revealed. A Bright Future For Design Technology

Fifteen project finalists the design-focussed James Dyson Award have been shortlisted by a panel of high-profile designers, engineers, academics and journalists. They will now be judged by the aforementioned Founder and designer of the iconic Dyson vacuum cleaner, where a winner and two runners-up will be selected.

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Apple Appeal Fails, Ordered To Run Samsung ‘Apology’ Ads

In the latest verdict in a long line of patent disputes between the two technology giants, a UK judge has sided in favour of Samsung in an ongoing case over design patents relating to the iPad. With it, Apple will be ordered to run advertisements in British newspapers and magazines, as well as its website, stating that Samsung did not infringe Apple’s design patents.

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Students Are Busy Reinventing The Wheel With 'Spherical Drive System'

 

Boasting the slogan ‘Reinventing The Wheel’, a group of students have begun to conceptualise, build and test an electric motorcycle quite unique in its design. Replacing the typical circular wheels of which we have grown accustomed is a set of carbon fiber/fiberglass, rubber-coated spherical balls. The result is one of the coolest-looking, most bad-ass bikes we’ve ever seen…

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Wikipedia Redefined: Lithuanian Creative Agency Redesigns The Online Encyclopedia

Wikipedia is a fantastic source of information and one of the world's most popular websites; but let's be honest, it's design hasn't really kept up with the times.  The interface is an inconvenience at the best of times, and its just downright ugly.  This is something that Lithuanian creative agency New! has attempted to fix, with a complete design overhaul titled "Wikipedia Redefined."

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An Interview With Ken Tomita: Co-Founder Of Grove

In a sea of smartphone case mediocrity, a search for something that doesn't make your phone look worse is a perilous one that rarely ends in a solution.  The end-product results fall into one of two categorys: a case with such a sheer determination for protection that the look and feel of materials isn't taken into consideration whatsoever, or an attempt to remain as inconspicuous as possible, which inevitably backfires due to a subpar design ethic.

That is where Grove comes in.

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Five Of The Best Designs From Microsoft’s UK Design Awards

What you are about to see are five of the best short-listed hardware designs from Microsoft’s inaugural PC Hardware Design Project. Amongst the diverse line-up of conceptual designs are shining examples of innovation, creativity and ambition that represent not only their respective designers’ understanding of the largely impenetrable, crowded hardware market, but also show the vision and intuition to think ahead to the emerging tech trends of tomorrow. Say hello to the five designs you'll no doubt be seeing sooner than you think.

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Social network posters with wartime propaganda designs

The title is pretty self explanatory for this.  Everybody's a fan of good design, even if you say it doesn't bother you a good typography and visual style will always win through.  

And, courtesy of justonescarf design's Aaron Wood, social networks from Facebook to Twitter now have their own propaganda posters, heralding the design era from wartime.  Take a look at the full collection on his etsy store. or check out our gallery of favourites, where he tackles more than just social media.

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