A museum hidden underneath sand dunes, slippers that are clones of your dogs and other coolest design of the week.
Rearranging the dominoes every time you wanted to turn on the light seems like it'd get old pretty fast, but this does *look* very cool.
If you could replace the inner screen and the number pad on the OG Razr with a flexible display that spans the phone's upper and lower halves, that alone would be an incredible feat of engineering.
We will never stroll through a theme park the same way again.
The jaunty angle is gone. The colors are still there, but suddenly it would be hard to pick out Slack in a sea of same-y startup logos.
From elevators to iPhones, the rise of pushbuttons has provoked a century of worries about losing the human touch.
These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants?
Frank Yang's quest to make the humble garbage can more beautiful and effective — and, at $80 and up, more expensive — has its naysayers. So far, he's proven them wrong.
But while the rest of the world started computing on Apple machines that looked sensible and cool, those of us who got into computers because of video games fostered an alternative gamer aesthetic that asked, in an inversion of Apple’s sensibilities: Wouldn't it be better if computers were actually ugly and hard to use?
There have been some rather wacky looking suggestions for arranging the chemical elements.
After thousands of years of attempts, dental science has recently managed to replace human teeth with lasting, authentic-looking implants (if still expensively), but for hundreds of years before that, sophisticated dentures were king.
An octopus cut from a single piece of paper, a LED recreation of "Starry, Starry Night" and other coolest design of the week.
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Maybe you don't need a smartphone, the nuclear bomb is the most important piece of technology ever created and there's one guy who's drawn all of those ski slope maps.
Hotels and restaurants are hoping you’ll take a selfie in one of their novelty bathrooms
I don’t want to trade in my smartphone for a dumb one, but I do want the benefits.
Instagram playgrounds are a burgeoning form of mass entertainment. Here’s how the creator of one of the most successful–the Color Factory–designs her spaces.
You don’t need to wait for a capital-D designer to save you from bad UX.
The ski trail map at your local mountain was probably painted by James Niehues. Now you can see his life's work in one beautiful book.
Picture the keypad of a telephone and calculator side by side. Can you see the subtle difference between the two without resorting to your smartphone? Don’t worry if you can’t recall the design. Most of us are so used to accepting the common interfaces that we tend to overlook the calculator’s inverted key sequence. A …
A church-turned-skate-park, a "great wave" on buildings in Moscow and more of the week's coolest design.
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