8 crazy experiments bold enough to change the world. Beginning August 22. Fridays, 9PM EP. (-0500) They rounded up every scientist, inventor, engineer, and designer with the best sot at pulling off some of the biggest, boldest ideas about cooling the planet, gave them whatever they needed and turned ’em loose. They told the naysayers […]
It’s summer in our hemisphere. Long days. Warm weather. Spending more time outdoors. Here is a innovative product that you make yourself at the beach or on a picnic — the cutlery! What fun! The cutlery (Do!) and an extension cord (Thrush-In) that stores nicely in its own felt container is designed by Arihiro Miyake. […]
The world’s first eco car show opened at the Eden Project in the UK last week. Let’s discover which type of green motor we’re most likely to be driving in the future. Love them or hate them, cars are not going away. But road transport accounts for a fifth of our carbon dioxide emissions in […]
“The brain is a category buster.” -Elizabeth Phelps, American Cognitive Scientist, 2007 GRAVITY FREE is a truly unique multidiscipline design conference. Each year we pick a theme. Then we select 22 of the most passionate designers, design thinkers and innovators on the planet from 20 different design disciplines to help us explore the theme. The […]
It’s been a week since Earth Hour 2008. So we looked around to see what happened then, and if anything since… A student told us Google went black! Good for them. This is how we envisioned a black Google. The normal Chicago skyline at bottom. This taken from the Chicagoist… Earth Hour officials indicate last […]
The biennial Art Center Design Conference is a three-day international gathering of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and innovators from many fields and disciplines. The 2008 Conference, Serious Play, will explore the essential role of play in business, the arts, science, storytelling, technology, and more. May 7-9, 2008 Art Center College of Design, South Campus, Pasedena, California, […]
Earth Hour 2007 was a Sydney, Australia event to fight global warming by saving energy and raising awareness. On March 29, 2008, Earth Hour goes global. Just a few days left before Earth Hour—March 29, 2008. 8-9pm. Between now and then send a reminder to your blogosphere connections to participate. You can continue to remind […]
focusing on designers’ ability to grasp momentous changes.
The 78th International Motor Show will be held from the 6th to 16th of March. Over 130 worldwide and European premieres have been announced, coming from every sector of the industry. The trend towards new technologies and alternative fuels is continuing. Visitors will discover three new manufacturers and many attractions both inside and outside the […]
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