Industrial Design

Brand Alphabet

Brand Alphabet

Graphic and motion designer Vinicius Araujo envisioned iconic industrial designs from electronics brands as Helvetica letter forms corresponding to their brand names. We’d love to see actual products designed this way. Check out the full alphabet in his Behance portfolio.

TAKU PC Case

TAKU PC Case

A smartly designed aluminum case for DIY PC builders, designed by CRYORIG and built by Lian Li. The TAKU provides a home for a Mini-ITX motherboard and all of its components in a minimal, easy-to-upgrade enclosure that doubles as a monitor stand. (Thanks Ben!)

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Hollow Dice

Hollow Dice

Truly unique six-sided dice which have an open void in their centers. They’re precision machined from anodized aluminum, and weigh just 1.5 grams each. Their unique pip design and balanced weight distribution ensures statistically fair rolls too.

Velocipedia

Velocipedia

Over the last few years, product designer Gianluca Gimini has asked friends and acquaintances to sketch what they thought a bicycle looked like from memory. He would later go on to build these awesomely offbeat, yet realistic 3D renderings of the bikes.

PlayBox Concept

PlayBox Concept

The guys at TechRadar envision a world in which Microsoft and Sony put aside their differences to collaborate on the ultimate gaming console. One which not only plays next-gen games, but games from past-gen systems.

Handycan

Handycan

Combining our urge to crush cans with our bare (not bear) hands with smart industrial design, Emami Designs’ Handycan fits human (and bear) hands perfectly, and crushes like an accordion.

Karlsson Twin Bell Alarm Clock

Karlsson Twin Bell Alarm Clock

A simple yet stylish timepiece from renowned Dutch clock brand Karlsson Clocks.  The Twin Bell Nude Station combines a modern look with the classic sound of the traditional alarm clock bell.

Double Helix Bridge

Double Helix Bridge

WXY Architecture and Weidlinger Associates designed the gorgeous Nanhe River Landscape Bridge in Xinjin, China; it features two intertwining bridges that represent the flow of the river.

Zero Gravity Living Structure

Zero Gravity Living Structure

Bureau Spectacular’s Phalanstery Module is a zero gravity living pod; every 15 minutes, one of the multi-planed surfaces becomes usable (and every 7.5 minutes people inside fall into each other).

Michelin Straddle Concept

Michelin Straddle Concept

Attila Tari and hypo-Design’s entry in the Michelin Challenge Design, the Straddle is an electric version of a horse, meant to bring the rider closer to his surroundings and to nature in general.

Subdivided Architectural Columns

Subdivided Architectural Columns

There is dynamic contrast to be found in architect Michael Hansmeyer’s Subdivided Column series, which features manipulated doric columns with beautiful, elaborate details. (Thanks Russell!)

Audi x Head Carbon Skis

Audi x Head Carbon Skis

The ultra-light Audi Carbon Ski concept is coming soon; the skis have a wooden core sandwiched by layers of aluminum and titanium and covered in carbon fiber, making them more rigid and agile.

Ring Lamp

Ring Lamp

Loris Bottello’s Tron-inspired Ring Lamp uses bioluminescent polymers to emit light, and rotating the disk changes the light intensity. Brush contacts transfer the power to the outer copper ring.

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LaCie Float Concept

LaCie Float Concept

André Silva’s concept design integrates a storage device (in HD or SSD versions), along with LED under-body lighting and a top that doubles as a multi-touch trackpad. LaCie, please take a look.

Rockkit Chair

Rockkit Chair

Lutz Pankow’s Rockkit is a pair of aluminum skids that can transform nearly every 4 legged chair into a rocking chair. The skids are screwed onto the legs with rubber mountings and are removable.

Longreach Buoyancy Bazooka

Longreach Buoyancy Bazooka

Dyson Award winner Samuel Adeloju’s Longreach Buoyancy Deployment System is an expanding foam device that quickly reaches drowning victims, helping them stay afloat so rescue can respond.

Toast/E/R Defibrillator Toaster

Toast/E/R Defibrillator Toaster

Sick of wimpy, underdone toast? Shay Carmon’s toaster concept combines a defibrillator with a toaster, to give your bread that deep, dark crunch that only an intense electrical shock can provide.

History of Apple Design

History of Apple Design

Sit back with your iPad and enjoy this artful short by MattsMacintosh which walks us through the major evolution in Apple’s industrial design over the last 30 or so years. My how far we have come.

Bendable Bicycle

Bendable Bicycle

Created by British designer Kevin Scott, this unusual bicycle has the unique distinction of being able to be bent around a light pole for storage and security, then straightened back out for riding.

Re-Clock

Re-Clock

This unusual concept timepiece gradually reveals the current time with tactile, dimensional digits for each hour emerging from behind a cloth face. No minute display, but the general idea is cool.

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Lightleafs OLED Bookmark

Lightleafs OLED Bookmark

Valentina Trimani’s brilliantly simple concept design combines the utility of a bookmark with low-voltage OLED illumination, so you can read your books while lying in the darkness of your bedroom.

Soda Seal

Soda Seal

Every once in a while, an idea comes along that’s so simple in execution that it’s brilliant. This concept for a soda can would allow you to cover up your pop and keep the fizz in between gulps.

Concept: E boardtracker Bike

Concept: E boardtracker Bike

Designer Vicente Jean-François envisions a future in which we ride around on zero-emission electric bikes. The curvy, minimal E boardtracker would hide its motors in its wheel hubs.

Polaroid Camera Redesign

Polaroid Camera Redesign

Polaroid faces challenges reinventing itself in today’s world. Evan Jardee’s new Polaroid concept shakes things up with curvy modern looks, a large OLED screen, and wireless instant prints.

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