Insight: Games as Interaction Design

Games are all about interesting interactions. While browsing the articles for Magic: The Gathering, I came across something that made me smile because I found someone who understood things as well as I do: I was browsing the articles the […]

Ideas: Living Hinges

A cap that doubles as a handle

I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of using living hinges in design but it’s always been hard to think of ways to utilize them properly. Jörg Boner’s… [ Read More ]

Success: Pencap Utensils

The natural evolution of office dining

“Turn your favourite office tool from your desk in a common cutlery…this is din-ink.” [ Read More ]

Play: Soap Grinder

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Nathalie Stämpfli is a European designer who has come up with a wall-mounted device that grinds bar soaps into flakes… [ Read More ]

Dialogue: Succinct or Vague?

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Symbolism is increasingly important in the Information Age. It’s a universal form of … [ Read More ]

Ideas: Emotive Medicine

What if you peeled a pill like an onion?

I’ve got a secret to share. I was never very good at taking my vitamins. My mom was adamant about taking them daily and got… [ Read More ]

Ideas: Conveying Body Language

Hiroshi Ishiguro's R1 Telenoid

How can we transmit nonverbal communication without entering the uncanny valley? [ Read More ]

Insight: How Noise Influences Taste

Yet another way for airlines to take your money

Here is an interesting BBC article about a study where… [ Read More ]

Details: Magnetic Eraser

Magnetic Eraser

Sometimes small tweaks can provide enormous benefits.
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Play: Stealing the Mens’ Room

Bypass the long lines

I came across this on a twitpic posting by Post Secret.
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