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CHV: Kawasaki Jet Ski Assembly Line
The third video from our visit to Kawasaki's labyrinthine production facility covers their jet ski assembly line. Perhaps unknown to most water-faring hobbyists, constructing a jet ski is a rather complicated process involving a multitude of impressive...
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House Industries for Richard Sachs Cyclocross
In American cycling, few figures rival the legacy of frame-builder, designer and longtime racer Richard Sachs. With roughly 42 years experience in making, designing and racing bikes—not to mention playing a pivotal role in popularizing cyclocross...
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Esbit: Elegant Cookware for the Outdoors
Longtime backpackers will no doubt recognize the name Esbit. The German company's fuel tablets and pocket stoves have been an outdoor, survival and military mainstay since its first iteration in 1936. While the brand's fuel blocks and compact stoves...
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Interview: Hayden Cox of Haydenshapes Surfboards
At just 32 years old, Sydney-born Hayden Cox has exceeded in making his mark on the surf industry. With Haydenshapes—his line of performance boards—the self-taught computer programmer, web designer and shaper embodies the spirit of modern surfing...
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Sorapot 2 Teapot by Joey Roth
Though it's been discontinued for two years and nearly a decade since its introduction, industrial designer Joey Roth's first product, the Sorapot teapot, continues to enchant with a wonderfully organic shape and visually stimulating design. And...
DESIGN
The World's Best Ever HIGH Kite & Journey Tube
Taking the age-old saying "high as a kite" literally, the very creative brains at The World's Best Ever have developed their very own HIGH Kite & Journey Tube—two items made for weekend adventuring and spreading positive vibes. The black and...
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Store Bikes Inside with CLUG Clip
Ever since the debut of our exclusive CH Edition Budnitz Bicycle last spring, we've been trying to find the best way to display the beauty at CH HQ. And, just in time for the spring riding season, it seems we have found the answer to our bicycle...
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Core77's Printervention: C77 Design Daily
Many digital publications still dream of a print edition—the nostalgic glamour of the newsprint days, creating something tangible that readers can have as keepsakes. On occasion, an online magazine will be able to justify a move to print, and with...
TECH
rOtring 800+ Mechanical Pencil and Stylus
Founded amidst the Bauhuas design school era in 1928, Germany's rOtring is known for precision-made writing devices and creative tools, designed and built with the highest sense of form and function. To bring the brand into the modern era, rOtring...
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Interview: Afroditi Krassa
Based in London, with firm roots in Greece, Afroditi Krassa has established herself as a prominent designer of her generation—particularly in interior design. Her clients range from the highly lauded furniture design house Ligne Roset to Italian...
DESIGN
Charged: Ingo Maurer Interview
Few industrial designers have earned a foothold in the greater creative culture like Ingo Maurer, the German-born, New York-based designer of lighting and lighting installations. In the decades since founding his own design practice, Ingo Maurer...
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ECAL: Delirious Home
As one of the world's top design universities, it comes as no surprise that the Industrial Design and Media and Interaction Design students from Lausanne's ECAL would wow the crowd in Milan with their creative prowess. But their group exhibition...
DESIGN
Daniel Emma Magnifier
While the monocle is of course the magnifier of choice for the Scrooge McDucks of the world, the simple bronze magnifier by Australian design studio Daniel Emma is certainly the one for the creative class. Designed to be used both for enlarging...
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Double O Bike Light
While there's been no shortage of innovations in the bike light category in recent years, there's always room for improvement. Taking a rather unorthodox approach to the bicycle safety essential, UK's Paul Cocksedge hopes to introduce the Double...
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Bell Bullitt Motorcycle Helmet
It's hard to believe it's been nearly 60 years since the first polystyrene helmet was made by Bell Auto Parts owner Roy Richter—a man who had seen too many friends lost to auto racing, and decided to do something about it. And while safety standards...
DESIGN
Women in Industrial Design Show 2014
At this year's San Francisco Design Week (13-20 June 2014), an inaugural event will honor 15 female designers across two categories—up and coming and professionals. Sponsored by the Women in Industrial Design division of IDSA (Industrial Designers...
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Cristian Reyes Studio Taco Mirror
When we last caught up with Spanish industrial designer Cristian Reyes he had just introduced the Giros Table, a beautiful example of purpose-driven design. And now, we see another aesthetically fun and functional piece for the home, the Taco wall...
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Felicia Ferrone Furniture
Born and based in Chicago, furniture designer Felicia Ferrone is set to launch a brand new collection that pushes her in a different direction, with a mix of organic shapes constrained (or accentuated) by angular elements—or, as Ferrone herself...
DESIGN
Perspective Clocks
Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with...
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Primitivo Terracotta Lamps
Santiago, Chile-based industrial designer Abel Cárcamo Segovia—founder of Primitivo—is most comfortable when playing with natural materials such as wood, wicker and clay to create curious pieces for the home. Terracotta, however, has become his favored...
TECH
Ora Ïto Mobility Collection
While navigating the endless aisles of tech brands—both young and old—at CES last week, we came across Ora Ïto, a design-driven accessory brand we first noticed back in 2006. Led by celebrated French industrial designer Ita Morabito (aka Ora Ïto...
TECH
Interview: Scott Croyle of HTC
Faced with some very deep pocketed rivals, decreasing market share and customers who are constantly looking for what’s next, Scott Croyle, HTC’s Senior Vice President of Design, is a master at finding his vision and keeping the design team motivated...
STYLE
Schofield Watch Company: Blacklamp
Since Schofield Watch Company's Signalman was released, its designer Giles Ellis has been riding his self-made wave of design-inspired success right into the upper echelons of modern horology. With his second timepiece, the Blacklamp, Ellis has taken...
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Ballpoint Pen + Stamp
Conceived by celebrated Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa for the equally illustrious stamp producer Shachihata, this museum-worthy ballpoint pen and hanko stamp combination is a beautiful to behold as it is to hold in your hand. Add a distinct...
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