Check this out. Pull out your strobe light and dust off your turntable. This vinyl album has designs on each side that act like stop-motion animation when things get spinning.
With a happy heart I can report on Coke helping create something instead of destroying it. After all the news about how it it dissolves nails and teeth and so on, this video of artist Phil Hansen using Coke to reproduce Hokusai's classic work "The Great Wave of Kanagawa" is refreshing indeed.
Before all the Instagram and Pintrest users start to panic, let's clarify. This camera doesn't do away with your images — it is a device that sends your captured image to humans who then describe your photo in words.
What happens when you use 96 cameras to capture 30 second exposures and apply bullet-time effects to them? You get these amazing 360-degree light paintings that look way sick.
Stop for a second and think about some of your most visited websites. Facebook, Google, Twitter and YouTube are probably on that list. Now imagine what those websites would look like as dresses. They'd look a lot like these designs by Victor Faretina.
I've stayed in some pretty swank hotels where you can sit serenely in an oh-so-chic lobby and enjoy people watching. That's nothing compared to this hotel in Berlin that offers guests the chance to sit serenely in their lobby looking at their spectacular aquarium filled with over 1,500 tropical fish.
Exercise bikes allow people the luxury of intensive thigh-burning exercise without having to leave home, but they aren't exactly considered elegant pieces of furniture. The VELA exercise bike makes indoor exercise exciting again with a sleek modern design and projections that'll simulate a digital racing grid.
This sculpture of shopping carts crammed together in serpentine loops is more than cool and gets the imagination stirring. I can see a dragon, a roller coaster or even a blingy slinky. But, the exhibit is designed with more than just a visual goal in mind — the artist wants us to be thinking about what the carts represent.
When it comes to Apple's industrial design, Jony Ives is usually the name you hear thrown around. But it would appear the late Steve Jobs tapped another talent — famed French designer Philippe Starck — to design a "revolutionary" product that'll be released in the next eight months.
Sometimes seeing how something works is better than just reading an explanation. Artist Daniel Palacio's exhibit "Waves" tackles showing audiences what sound looks like as it travels through space. Answer: it looks damn cool.