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Next Frontier
An Art Exhibition That Questions What It Means to Be Human

“Uncanny Valley,” on view at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, examines how artificial...

Design
Success on Instagram Turns a Digital Design into a Physical Object

Digital designer Andrés Reisinger received orders for a chair that didn’t actually exist. He’s

The Vanguard
Neri Oxman and Sir Norman Foster on the Future of Design

The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.

Design
Devon Turnbull’s Handcrafted Speakers are the Most Premium Audio Experience Around

Commanding and retro, low-tech and sculptural, the speakers have amassed a fanbase that includes...

SURFACING
A Japanese Design Studio Threads the Line Between Human and Nature

Takt Project’s lighting fixtures melt and grow like icicles.

The Boundaries Issue
Google’s Ivy Ross Wants You to Simply Be

Ivy Ross, vice president of hardware design and user experience at Google, has embarked on a...

TRANSPORT
How The Boutique Sports Car Market Became a Lab for Screamingly Fast EV Design

To make their boldest statements—and survive—smaller-scale makers with famed badges are turning

Travel
Take a Look at The Best New Luggage of The Year

Highlights from the latest crop of releases include a duffle designed by Marc Newson, a...

Travel
The 10 Best Travel Products of The Year

The standout offerings from 2019 include sunglasses with earphones, a self-cleaning bottle, and...

Art
With [AR]T, Apple Plants Itself Firmly in Augmented Reality

The tech giant teamed up with the New Museum to help curate its new AR project series.

Surface Shops
The 8 Best Looking Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers

Eight handsome box-, cone-, and disk-shaped, Bluetooth-enabled speakers that bring sound and style...

By The Numbers
14 Very Loud Facts for The Sony Walkman’s 40th Birthday

A collection of historic numbers for the world-changing product's ruby jubilee.

Design
Six Jony Ive Apple Creations That Helped Define The Modern World

From the iMac to Apple's retail presence, Ives oversaw an era of innovation and influence rarely...

Design
Jony Ive Leaving Apple to Start New Design Studio With Marc Newson

After a tenure that helped define the look of the computer giant through iMacs, iPhones, and more,...

Currently Coveting
Terra Kaffe’s TK-01 With Built-In Grinder is The Coffee Maker for the Post-iPhone World

Design-conscious caffeine addicts take note.