Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

A self driving taxi, nature-inspired pasta, and modernism gets friendly for 2014.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 24 january 2014

PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, automotive and architectural design.


‘Oxymoron’ desk by Anna Lotova

Using sheets of fabric covered foam, this desk offers a unique take on storage functionality.


Tom Dixon’s 2014 Accessories Collection

Buying gifts for engineer friends just got a lot easier.


Lily Pad Pasta And Other Winning Designs From [D³]

The best of show ideas from emerging designers at IMM Cologne 2014.


A Brighter Modernism: IMM Cologne 2014

Saturated colors give a touch of friendliness to modern interiors.


IKEA’s New Limited Edition TRENDIG Collection

Blends Chinese culture and Scandinavian design.


MINI Evolution Icehotel Deluxe Suite Evokes Ancient Caves

The largest available room includes a series of MINI ‘cave drawings’.


Nendo Abstracts Cloud Shadows And Turns Them Into Tables

The subtle images are made of hundreds of different sized holes in sheet metal.


Michelin Challenge Design 2014 Winners

Future autonomous transportation ideas including a self-driving taxi.


Bangkok University Student Activity Center

The renovated structure damaged in Thailand’s 2011 floods sports an interior packing a chromatic punch.




Dubai And The Future Of Humanitarian Design

Design & Architecture
Technology Today

Fragrance Will Release The Smell Of Data If Your Private Information Is Being Leaked

The device is designed to create a physical cue for the potential dangers lurking online

Retail Today

LYNK & CO Is A New Auto Brand That Promises Mobile Connectivity On Wheels

Online access and mobility sharing are driving the company to disrupt the auto industry


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Nintendo’s New Console Pushes For Portable Gaming

The Switch allows gamers to seamlessly play on the go by themselves or with friends

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Speaker Displays Song Lyrics As Music Is Played

The device is able to generate the graphics on a translucent screen and retrieve the words from a connected database

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Travel Assistant Scans Your Emails To Make Planning Easier

This AI add-on will sync with your inbox and sends reminders to make sure you don't miss anything important

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FOMO Survival Kit Helps Millennials Cope With Social Anxieties

The satirical product is meant to be a playful diversion for people who feel like they are missing out


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Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Connor Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

PSFK Labs Today

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Food Today

New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna

Advertising Today

Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

The booths allow city residents to check local transit times through a simple toll-free phone call

Retail Today

Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

Marketers are seeking creative and impactful new ways to connect with influencers

Children Today

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

Infants Today

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

Technology Today

Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

Technology Today

Wearable Device And Lamp Recreate Beautiful Sunsets In Your Home

Sun Memories can record up to six hours of natural light and reproduce it via a connected light at a later date

Design & Architecture Today

Flower Pencils Create Cherry Blossom Petals When Sharpened

A Japanese stationary company developed the special implements in order to create unique shavings

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