Monthly Archives: September 2014

Colour Provenance by Laura Daza

Different colours, shades and tints have the power to evoke mood and emotion, but it seems that the origins and journeys of these pigments are often forgotten. Today, colour is a commodity industrially produced for mass consumption. However, there was

Colour Provenance by Laura Daza

Different colours, shades and tints have the power to evoke mood and emotion, but it seems that the origins and journeys of these pigments are often forgotten. Today, colour is a commodity industrially produced for mass consumption. However, there was

Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket

Some iPhone 6 Plus users are discovering their handsets do something Apple isn’t advertising: Bending. Yes, a few phablets are bowing slightly after being kept in back pockets and then sat upon. You could say it’s a pocket-sized controversy, and

Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket

Some iPhone 6 Plus users are discovering their handsets do something Apple isn’t advertising: Bending. Yes, a few phablets are bowing slightly after being kept in back pockets and then sat upon. You could say it’s a pocket-sized controversy, and

The new iPhone reviews are in—and they’re still iPhones, only bigger

The first iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews from sites that received phones early from Apple went up today. As is typical, they’re generally very positive, if unimaginative—Apple makes good phones! They also try to answer this week’s big question: Should you buy the iPhone 6 or the

The new iPhone reviews are in—and they’re still iPhones, only bigger

The first iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews from sites that received phones early from Apple went up today. As is typical, they’re generally very positive, if unimaginative—Apple makes good phones! They also try to answer this week’s big question: Should you buy the iPhone 6 or the

Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri make furniture from old jeans

London Design Festival 2014: London designers Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri have designed a range of furniture and tableware that looks like stone, but is in fact made from composite materials comprising recycled denim, cotton and paper. All the

Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri make furniture from old jeans

London Design Festival 2014: London designers Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri have designed a range of furniture and tableware that looks like stone, but is in fact made from composite materials comprising recycled denim, cotton and paper. All the

Lyngby Porcelean = noble craftmanship + iconic design

It is a brand new start for the iconic danish company Lyngby Porcelean. Lyngby was founded in 1936 in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark and manufactured dinnerware, vases and other decorative objects of high quality. A few years ago the brand was revived and it

Lyngby Porcelean = noble craftmanship + iconic design

It is a brand new start for the iconic danish company Lyngby Porcelean. Lyngby was founded in 1936 in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark and manufactured dinnerware, vases and other decorative objects of high quality. A few years ago the brand was revived and it

Interview with Fitbit founder Gadi Amit on wearable technology

People will soon have up to ten miniature devices on their bodies and clothes monitoring their health, organising their social lives and responding to their emotional needs, according to Gadi Amit, a leading designer of wearable devices (+ interview). “In about

Interview with Fitbit founder Gadi Amit on wearable technology

People will soon have up to ten miniature devices on their bodies and clothes monitoring their health, organising their social lives and responding to their emotional needs, according to Gadi Amit, a leading designer of wearable devices (+ interview). “In about

Wearables After The Apple Watch: Still Not As Disruptive As Smartphones

Replacing the wristwatch isn’t as simple as making it smart. Despite the sustained hype, take-up of wearables has been underwhelming, at best. And with this week’s reveal of the Apple Watch comes a big question: Has Apple done enough to

Wearables After The Apple Watch: Still Not As Disruptive As Smartphones

Replacing the wristwatch isn’t as simple as making it smart. Despite the sustained hype, take-up of wearables has been underwhelming, at best. And with this week’s reveal of the Apple Watch comes a big question: Has Apple done enough to