Latest Rolls-Royce Phantom incorporates an art gallery in its dashboard — Dezeen

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a new version of the car it bills as the “greatest luxury item in the world”, which now includes specially commissioned artwork in its interior. The eighth-generation Phantom features a dashboard panel fashioned from a single piece of glass, allowing three-dimensional artworks of various materials to be installed behind it. Rolls-Royce calls… [Reblogged]…

Pocket-sized Ally device tests for food allergens in restaurant meals — Dezeen

Brunel University graduate Imogen Adams has created a portable allergen tester designed to put people with food intolerances at ease during meals out. The palm-sized gadget, called Ally, takes its name from a play on the words “allergies” and “ally”, as in “friend”. It allows users to quickly detect any harmful substances that can provoke…

ANGLEPOISE // PAUL SMITH – Fast CAD

Whilst I’m spending my summer working as an intern in London, I thought I may as well continue the working momentum during my free evenings and weekends… Since visiting the Design Museum a few months ago in one of my last posts, I cannot stop thinking about how much I would like to own an…

A light that senses when you’re reading — Yanko Design

Think about it. You’re tucked in bed and you just want to get through a couple of chapters of that gripping book you’re reading. You lift it off its stand and it’s already open to the page you wanted. Plus, almost like a stroke of magic, a light goes on, focusing directly on your book… [Reblogged]…

A bottle redesigned for fitness — Yanko Design

Either protein shakes were not designed for conventional bottles, or conventional bottles were not designed for protein shakes. The bottle’s flat bases always end up accumulating this ring of coagulated protein powder that’s an absolute nightmare to clean. If you consume shakes (or even coffee), you’ll know what I’m talking about. An aesthetic eyesore, this…

You Don’t Need Airpods to Go Wireless — Yanko Design

I have an entire box of broken earphones. Cords frayed, jacks bent, earpieces come undone. While I love the 3.5mm jack dearly, it’s no fable that the 3.5mm jack causes problems. Wires bend when you keep your phone in your jeans pocket, jacks become loose, affecting the sound quality while you walk. The solution is…

Design Museum 01.06.17

Now that the year is over, deadlines are in and exams are done, I thought it was time for another trip to the Design Museum in Kensington to see what had changed since I had last been there in November when it first opened. The first unintentional stop was in the Design Museum shop which sold…

A New Spin on the Fan — Yanko Design

Ceiling fans do a great job of circulating cool air during the summer and moving hot air that has risen during the winter. However, they’re not practical in compact spaces with low ceilings and… well… they’re just plain ugly. Torus was designed with this two factors in mind and brings the same fan circulating functionality…