Design

Soft Light by Simon Frambach

Soft Light by Simon Frambach

German Product Designer Simon Frambach‘s has created this fantastic Soft Light that can be used as a warm glowing pillow. The Soft Light can also be squeezed into gaps to hold doors open or prop up feet, tables…whatever you need propping up! The squashy lamp proves useful in a number of settings like helping to prop […]

3D Print Failures

3D Print Failures

3D Printing is awesome! Its a fast accurate way of making prototypes and in the future it maybe something much more! 3D Printing technology is ever evolving, adapting and reaching new fabulous Star Treky heights. But we must never forget that in the name of progress there are casualties… The Art of 3D Print Failures […]

TOMT Design

TOMT Design

It never ceases to amaze me how inventive people can be. Check out these fab upcycled creations by T.OM.T, using materials collected from ‘wherever’ they give old objects new life! The T.O.M.T. crew keep their eyes open for ‘objects of desire’ which may include used crutches, 1970’s vacuum bags, Christmas lights among other desirable objects. Look at […]

Minime

Minime

Why would you not want a mini version of yourself? Thanks to Japanese company Fotofig you can now make mini versions of yourself, your children, your pets or whatever else you want to make a mini version of. So how do you make a mini 3D Printed person? You take a number of photos of […]

Spheksophobia…?*

Spheksophobia…?*

* A fear of wasps.  If you are not of a bug friendly disposition,  you might blanch a little at what’s coming next (if the title pic didn’t get you first)… Artist sculptor, creator of steampunk inspired contraptions and other oddities, Nik’s latest work includes, among other things, hornets, spiders, and he has recently accepted […]

Windows 8 and your Mental Health

Windows 8 and your Mental Health

It was the 5th January 2013, the beginning of a new year! I was searching for an affordable but reliable computer when I discovered a Fujitsu online selling for £370.00. I read the spec and said Ah! this fits the bill, affordable, powerful enough for my needs, wont break and then came the next question. […]

New Designers: A Student Perspective

New Designers: A Student Perspective

I’m not long back from New Designers Part 1, and to be honest I’m still recovering.  If you’re going there to exhibit, you know that it’ll be big (3,000 new graduate designers from the UK’s top universities and colleges, big), but that still doesn’t really prepare you for the size of it, the energy, and […]

Glass Bike

Glass Bike

World’s first glass bike is Latvian Two Latvian artists,  Artis Nīmanis from ‘an&angel‘ and Gatis Vasiļjevs from ‘Pomzero’, set themselves quite a challenge. They stretched their minds to set an ambitious goal – to create a bike out of glass. And they did it, which, as admitted by the modest fellas, came as a surprise […]

The Modern Dog

The Modern Dog

It’s the time of year when degree shows are either gearing up or are in full swing and when the full length and breadth of talent in the UK is proudly on display for the entire world to see.  And there’s so much talent out there! There are so many shows going on, it’s impossible […]

Offal isn’t awful

Offal isn’t awful

Canvas, leather, fabric and suede, are just some of the materials that you associate with handbag production. Jocelyn Mather however, a 23 year old design student, has found a new textile that is at the heart of her unique handbag range. While the products aren’t for the faint-hearted, the 4th year Edinburgh Napier University student […]