Art and Design

Search For The Perfect Bike: Arvak Bicyle

What would the "perfect bicycle" look like? Would it maybe look like the Arvak Bicycle--elegant and simple, minimalist, yet eye-catching? A designer and a wood craftsman teamed up to create a company on a quest for the "perfect bicycle," and it led to the creation of the Arvak Bicycle.

Geek-Chic: Nerdy, Neat, Nifty and Clunky Fashion Styles

Read  on to learn more. about the geek/chic/nerdy fashion phenomenon that has seeped into American pop culture and the world of fashion.

Wet Runway Shower: Dresses Dissolve in Spring 2016 Fashion Collection

 Fashion designer, Hussein Chalayan, has once again created a unique runway show and collection. His Spring 2016 collection defies convention with its water-soluble dresses that dissolve on the runway.

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

What Do You Get When You Pour Molten Aluminum Into A Melon? Something Unique, That's What!

Creating original art in an original manner is a unique skill.  In this case, what is needed is insanely hot aluminum and some melons.  Yep, you read that correctly.  Melons.

New Airless Tires Will Never Go Flat

After years of discussion on the topic and countless attempts at making it a reality somebody's finally perfecting a tire for personal and commercial vehicles that won't go flat. Available in a variety of colors, non-pneumatic tires are the wave of the future.

3-D Printed Gold-Plated Heels: There’s Shoes in Them There Gold

From the Italian verb, mutare, meaning to change or mutate, comes this unusual Mutatio, 3-D printed, gold-plated shoe collection created by New York designer, Francis Bitonti. Read on for more on this spectacular fashion innovation.

The Anti-Ogling 3-D Printed Top: Camera Foils Creeps Who Dare To Stare

Not the first 3-D printed interactive wearable, this garment stands heads above all others because of its complex ability to identify viewers and move exactly in line with their gaze. Read on to learn more about designer, Behnaz Farahi, and her "Caress of the Gaze" anti-ogling top.

The Top 5 Most Luxurious New Yachts From The 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival

The Cannes Yachting Festival has emerged as a showcase for the world's premier luxury yacht manufacturers – and a magnet for well-heeled yachting types in need of a bigger, better, more brag-worthy boat.

Geek Chic Design: Fibonacci Sequence-Inspired Fashion

Learn more about the "most talented Western mathematician of the Middle Ages" and how his medieval mathematical concept known as the Fibonacci Sequence has inspired modern day fashion design and become integrated into wearable technology.

Incontinence Lingerie Hits The Runway: A Brief Synopsis

Meet ConfiTEX, the world's first fashionable, washable, absorbent, padless and waterproof underwear  designed for those with embarassing bladder problems. Read on for a wee more information on this amazing, innovative product.

The 3-D Printed Adrenaline Dress: A New Electronically Charged Dimension

Meet pioneer fashion designer, Becca McCharen, and her new 3-D printed Adrenaline Dress, which represents a dazzling collaboration between the worlds of fashion and technology.

Made With Code: So Much More Than Just a Pretty Interface

 

 

Read all about designer Zac Posen’s partnership with Google’s Made For Code Program, which enables young students to explore computer programming in new and unexpected ways.

Smog-Sucking Vacuum Eases Pollution, Creates Jewellery

A new public structure just opened in the forward-thinking European city of Rotterdam is being described as a vacuum cleaner for the air. The remarkable air purifier is 23 feet tall and can clean 30,000 cubic meters of air per hour while utilizing just 1,400 Watts of electricity – about the same as a water boiler. The installation is just the first step in its designer’s proposed worldwide Smog Free Movement and has already attracted over $90,000 in crowdfunded investment thanks to an innovative product: smog jewellery.

iPhone-Charging Jeans: Hello, Who’s Calling, Please?

Read on to learn more about this innovative line of women’s jeans  which allows iPhone users to charge their phones directly from the pants.