design stories

Audi has unveiled its new entry into the annual epic 24-hour race known as the Le Mans, but upon closer inspection their new R18 prototype looks suspiciously similar to a 2009-era Cylon Raider.
China has overtaken Japan as the number two economy, but that hasn't stopped the country's bootleg masters from erecting their own version of the famed giant Gundam robot statue.
With all of these fancy-schmancy 3D and holographic displays kicking around, sometimes it's good to remind ourselves that effective optical effects don't need a lot of technical muscle behind them. Just take a look at John Leung's "Magic Carp-pet," which uses just what looks like a slatted coffee table and a rug to achieve its effect.