Writers are always looking to imbue their work with a little artistry, and visual artists often struggle to find the right words, but now an enterprising tinkerer has found a way to combine the two disciplines to create aesthetic magic.
Other than flying cars and robot maids, the one thing many of us wanted from the classic sci-fi cartoon The Jetsons is that amazing house. Well, believe it or not, it actually exists in the farthest inner reaches of Japan.
Paris has one more must-see art exhibit with the unveiling of the Renault Twingo "Cabinet of Curiosities" along the Champs-Elysées. The exhibit takes the tiny cars — just able to fit down Europe's tight alleys or impossible parking spots — and gives them some big makeovers courtesy of celebrity designers.
I love it when a design student hits it out of the park with a concept that is both visually arresting and useful. Well, useful if you are Star Wars obsessed and thirsty.
The central fixture in many of our favorite spy movies are those massive displays that allow you to peek in on any part of the world. Well, thanks to a group of designers in France, such a display now actually exists.
When Apple debuted the sketches outlining its design plans for its new headquarters, the stunningly futuristic architecture garnered a lot of attention. Now we're getting an even better look at what Apple has in store.
Japan kind of lost a bit of its tech mojo with the whole robots failing to save Fukushima thing, but this...this is amazing! The Honda Micro Commuter concept car actually merges your smart phone with your car.
As Dilbert reminds us, the life of an office drone can be soul crushing, particularly if you aren't happy with the gig. But a new office cubicle solution may help to alleviate the pain, assuming your boss is willing to get this radical.
If there is a god of steampunk, his name is Captain Nemo, from the Jules Verne novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Now an ingenious designer has created what might be the coolest steampunk vehicle you've ever seen.
Although Japan remains one of the oldest cultures around with a modern footprint, the country is nevertheless constantly on the forefront of building design futurism. Oddly, some of its wildest buildings are also some of its oldest.