New York Times columnist David Pogue takes aim at technology’s worst interface-design offenders.
He even goes as far as breaking into song, in this lively, memorable presentation on the importance of simplicity as it relates to tech design.
Designer Yves Behar digs up his creative roots and discusses everything from his iconic Leaf lamp to his clever Y Water bottle.
His inspiring story relays the possibilities of fusing gotta-have-it design with social responsibility and projects the idea that perhaps form is far more to function than a simple follower.
Inspired by the nature of a tree Thomas Traxler, a recent IM graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven, has created an autonomous mechanical production process in order to create objects which convey the story of their own development.
See for yourself.
As part of his 'Because We Can' series of domestic objects, Freddie Yauner has designed 'The Moaster', the highest popping toaster in the world.
His project aims to produce extreme or superlative products, using slogans such as 'the biggest, the best, the fastest', as a critique of the current state of design and consumerism.
Although egotistical at times, ok, most of the time - not often you hear someone liken their work to a “21st century Henry Moore” - Lovegrove certainly gets you thinking about design. While presenting biomimicry at its finest, the Welsh-born designer, one of the true pioneers of his field, lays out the bare boned facts of his philosophy on design.
Pieke Bergmans talks to designguide.tv about 2 of her projects, Melted & Light blubs, which she presented during the Salone del mobile 2008. The Light Blubs are a series of crystal lamps, designed by Pieke Bergmans, in cooperation with Royal Crystal Leerdam. The lamps are all unique handcrafted crystal pieces, equipped with leds by Solid Lighting Design.