Best of August 2009

Best of August 2009

Every month we take a look around and select some of the most interesting designs that was showcased here. Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in August 2009.

0 Designers: Various

Ten Exciting Boats and Yachts Concepts

Ten Exciting Boats and Yachts Concepts

My fascination with houseboats and yachts started way back in the 80’s, when it was safe for people to travel to Kashmir. We spent a week-long vacation in this charming houseboat on Dal Lake. Boats here were typically rustic with intricate woodwork and aristocratic charisma. Cut to the present times, old-world charm no longer exists and mean-machines with high-tech booty are in. Moving ahead with times is a good thing if it means adding luxury and efficiency to the deal. Let’s look at the Ten Most Exciting Boats and Yachts Concepts seen on YD.

0 Designers: Various

Ten Futuristic Computer Concepts

Ten Futuristic Computer Concepts

Apparently when it was suggested to build a Home Computer, the trade analysts predicted that there would be a demand for only 2 PCs a year. Times have flown and look where we are now! In a family of four with modest means, we own 2 desktops and 2 Laptops! The point is, we have seen many creative concepts in laptops and PCs on YD over the years. Agreed many are farfetched, but dreaming big is a part of the creative process. Here is a look at Ten Futuristic Computer Concepts that we hope get realized.

0 Designers: Various

Best of July 2009

Best of July 2009

Every month we take a look around and select some of the most interesting designs that was showcased here. Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in July 2009.

Ten Unusual And Creative Bicycle Designs

Ten Unusual And Creative Bicycle Designs

Researching for this article I was surprised to learn that although a refined version of the cycle was available by early 1800s, it wasn’t till late 19th century that designers thought of coming up with a version suitable for women. Anyways, let’s not get into the battle of the sexes and enjoy ten amazing designs for cycles that can revolutionize the industry. After all, more than one billion worldwide use this mode of transport daily!

0 Designers: Various

Ten Creative Cutlery Concepts And Designs

Ten Creative Cutlery Concepts And Designs

If you look into the history of spoons and knives you will know that we have been using them from pre-historic times. With references found in various religious and historic literatures, these implements have evolved with the passage of time. Initially fashioned out of wood and even stone, the availability of cheap steel and metals led to a revolution in their designs. Here’s a look at ten creative concepts and designs that represent cutlery.

0 Designers: Various

Best of June 2009

Best of June 2009

Every month we take a look around and select some of the most interesting designs that was showcased here. Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in June 2009.

The Futuristic Automotive Top 10

The Futuristic Automotive Top 10

Honestly, this is probably only the first of a few top 10s dealing with the automotive category from YD; we be driving. Today’s list is the future. From wild wheels to perfect seats to flying cars, this is the way we’ll be crashing into each other when tomorrow rolls around. Are you ready for that?! Are you ready to do some amazing flips, twists, and the all important barrel roll? Drop the back on in!

0 Designer: Mechanic Superstars Galore

Ten Creative Garbage Bin Concepts And Designs

Ten Creative Garbage Bin Concepts And Designs

Is cleanliness really next to godliness? I dunno about you but I feel we have more messed up brains than trashy trashcans around the bend! Anyways, here’s a look at some really unusual and freaky concepts and designs that make the garbage bin a prized possession.

0 Designers: Various

10 Concepts on Grass!

10 Concepts on Grass!

First of all, this post is marijuana free, so all you stoners get out while you can still walk. Or stay! These ten grassy concepts might strike your fancy! Everyone else: if you live in any of several neighborhood-based communities in the world, you deal with grass. You deal with grass between 0 and 12 months out of the year, if you’re in the right zone (or just don’t water enough!) Let Yanko take you on a journey between the blades.

Grass ahoy!

0 Designer: Sod-Ridden Minds of Yanko

Ten Creative Reasons To Learn A Musical Instrument

Ten Creative Reasons To Learn A Musical Instrument

Growing up in a typical Indian household meant imbibing certain rituals, like learning a musical instrument. Girls were encouraged to learn the Harmonium or the Sitar and the boys took up Tabla. Un/fortunately I wasn’t traditional and learnt the flute, bugle and trumpet instead. My brothers took up the saxophone and the drums; we used to often joke that we could start a home band! If you’ve not tried playing a musical instrument, then I feel you’ve missed something in life. Come, let me charm you with 10 ideas that will encourage you to hit a note!

10 Creative Reasons To Take Up Sports And Get Fit

10 Creative Reasons To Take Up Sports And Get Fit

Couch potatoes and computer-addicts like me can’t just rely on the remote control or the keyboards to get us enough exercise. And sweets, walking to the fridge for refills or fingers flying over the keys don’t count! Since YD is all about inspiration, let’s showcase Ten Scintillating reasons for us to take up some sort of sporting activity, that will make us fit.

0 Designers: Various

Ten Inspirational And Creative Bionic Designs

Ten Inspirational And Creative Bionic Designs

Design is a heady mix of inspiration and perspiration. One avenue that some designers seriously contemplate but rarely incorporate is Biomimetics. It’s kinda tough implementing engineering systems and modern technology to ideas inspired by nature and animals. Here is a look at Ten Creative Bionic Designs that look awesome and are almost as perfect as their inspiration. Almost, coz you can’t get better than Mother Nature.

0 Designers: Various

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