Want to win a Wacom Cintiq 13 HD, Let me tell you how…

Want to win a Wacom Cintiq 13 HD, Let me tell you how…

UPDATE: Mr. Vinay Kumar REDDY from India. You will find more information in this announcement article published on Dassault Systèmes blog : 3D-Perspectives

Boring sofas and unattractive seating are clamoring for your imaginative touch. In return, your creative genius will be rewarded with a super sexy Wacom Cintiq 13 HD. All you have to do is participate in the CATIA Design contest 2013! Essentially, this furniture design contest, wants you to explore, how to mix an ATTRACTIVE seat design with an innovative FUNCTIONAL Experience!

Simple, Smart, and Wearable

Simple, Smart, and Wearable

First it was the desktop computer, then it was the laptop, and then it was mobile devices. What’s next in the progression? Many speculate the wearable device… and if it’s anything like this concept by Zissou then we’re all for it! Wrist-Borne combines the functionalities of fitness-tracking band, cellphone, and wristwatch into one device that focuses on practicality and ease-of-use in a surprisingly simple way. No buttons, no knobs…it’s the opposite of the Swiss army knife in this category, and that’s why it works!

0 Designer: Zissou

Lean, Mean, Muscle Machine

Lean, Mean, Muscle Machine

At a glance, this wild bike concept looks more like a sculpture… maybe even something out of the Body Worlds Exhibit! Drawing from our very own anatomy, Zapfina takes inspiration from the relationship between bones, ligaments, and muscles, translating their connection to a design language fit for 2-wheels. The Z shaped frame was formed like a joint to absorb shock and protect moving components like the chain and gears. All it needs is a little human muscle!

0 Designer: JiaLing Hu

Digital Era Gets Funky And Retro

Digital Era Gets Funky And Retro

If you are seeking some cutting-edge retro designs that are updated with the latest tech, then the Lit by Bonzart and Ampel Tilt-Shift Twin Lens Digital Camera, are two models that you should be looking at. Quite simply put, the two cameras have the endearing emotional connect from yesteryears and prove some amazing quality pictures. Let’s find out more….

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Always Fit The Plug

Always Fit The Plug

There are two things noteworthy regarding the Flex Tab, one is that it features a gliding rail kinda system that allows you to move the plug sockets on the tab. And the other is that it accommodates any configuration of plugs together. Shape and size of the plug is really not an issue! Very clever!

0 Designer: Yuljae Lee

Evolving Shelves

Evolving Shelves

Even with its minimal, seamless aesthetic, the Opencase System has a warmer, handmade feel that sets it apart from other industrial-style universal shelving systems. Working like a peg board, the system evolves with the user’s needs, adapting to function as a wardrobe, pantry, utility closet, library and more! Each component is handcrafted from the very best materials in a palette of steel, solid wood and leather fittings, as well as pieces sculpted from solid composite panels.

0 Designer: Henrybuilt

Two Points Are Better Than One

Two Points Are Better Than One

You never know when inspiration strikes or that you run out of stationery; hence the Two Points Pen is a great way to always be prepared. An innovative combination of a pen, ruler and compass point, you can draw circles on the go, anywhere and every time! I guess architects and interior designers will agree with me!

0 Designer: Jeonghwan Bae

Vertical Oasis

Vertical Oasis

The Hydro Aero Device is a self-sufficient skyscraper that finds moisture in the desert air by means of condensation. Electricity is generated by the kinetic energy resulting from the friction created by the effect wind has on light piezoelectric strips. When warm, moist air comes into contact with the colder tubes, condensation forms on the walls, trickling down to be collected. From there, the water is supplied to the building and region’s citizens and travelers.

0 Designer: Bartłomiej Gowin and Tomasz Janus

Sides are so passé!

Sides are so passé!

The Aldar Headquarters located in Abu Dhabi stands alone as a striking modern marvel against a landscape of harsh desert and four-sided buildings. The semispherical structure is comprised of two circular convex facades linked by a narrow internal construction. The resulting clam shape has visual power that’s also symbolic of the area’s seafaring heritage and gives a renewed identity to the community. It’s atypical in every way!

0 Designer: MZ Architects

Shockproof Backpack

Shockproof Backpack

The Juggernaut cyclist’s backpack aims to protect the rider as much as the contents in the event of an accident or fall. Composed of rigid yet lightweight CURV thermoplastic material, the backpack hugs the wearer like a motorcycle fairing, offering added protection to the areas most susceptible to injury including ribs, shoulders, kidneys, and spine. With its aerodynamic teardrop shape, ergonomic straps and overall lightness, the cyclist will barely know its there… unless they fall, in which case they’ll be glad they were wearing it!

0 Designer: Olegs Zabelins

IDSA's 2013 International Conference, Breaking the Rules, Aug. 21-24 in Chicago!

IDSA’s 2013 International Conference, Breaking the Rules, Aug. 21-24 in Chicago!

UPDATE: See you in Chicago! Registration ends on Aug. 11, 2013!

As a cutting-edge innovator you are breaking the rules almost every single day! Take the recent iOS7 interface for example, Jony Ive has re-written the rules about the role of a product or industrial designer. So get ready to Throw the Rule Book Out the Window, Blaze a New Path and Kick Your Career up a Notch in the Process! Yanko Design will be there at IDSA’s 2013 International Conference, Breaking the Rules!

The Paperclip Angle

The Paperclip Angle

I am one of those who have suffered many a chipped nails and nail polish thanks to the existing design of the paperclip. Men, you can mock as much as you want, but I am sure the women-force will want you to embrace the 45-degree angle-induced paperclip redesign called the ‘Clip-Up’. Simple solution to a very common problem!

0 Designer: Juhyun Lee

Only My Personal Space

Only My Personal Space

Atmos is a must-have desk for those who prefer their own personal space in a crowded office or dorm. The design takes inspiration from Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic structures and Do Ho Suh’s fabric cladding sculptures. What I love about the desk is the cozy enclosure and private space that it creates. It works better than cubicles and monolithic room dividers. Researchers too agree that a personal haven reduces stress and anxiety amongst workers and students.

0 Designer: Jeremy Lee