At the Apple vs. Samsung trial, In the course of his testimony about Apple’s design process, Apple designer Christopher Stringer showed dozens of rejected iPhone and iPad designs. They give us yet another look at Apple’s design process and reveal a bit about how the company forms its design aesthetic. Some of the newly revealed phones do appear to have more in common with Sony’s design aesthetic than Apple’s, for example “Apple Proto 87″ goes for a flat, black metallic look with all the major buttons and ports on the side of the device.
The Replicator from the Company MakerBot is one the most affordable 3D printer on the market, and the first one I have seen targeting Hipsters instead of Tech Nerds. Will it take off, and become commodity, as paper printer did?
Read our older post about 3D printing: Thingiverse
IKEA is moving into Living room supremacy the same way they did with the kitchen: offering a smart and affordable system that really solve your problems (instead of creating new one). Watch out Apple!
If you ever wonder where all of this new edge car design came from, here is the answer: a BMW concept car with a body of flexible polymer!
Chris Bangle gives us a first impression of the ideas behind the process of sculpturing an experimental study.
The Rollerphone by Alexey Chugunnikov
Industrial designer Tamer Nakisci’s vision of a flexible phone.
Can you imagine what we could build with that?
TDK transparent OLED screens
Samsung flexible screens