The Aston Martin One-77 (£1 million), UK automaker's latest flagship model, boasting 7.0-liter V12, carbon fiber chassis, handcrafted aluminum body, with performance to match — 0-60 in 3.5 seconds, top speed of over 200 mph.
Eco-entrepreneur Dale Vince of Ecotricity and engineer Richard Jenkins are setting up on the salt flats at Lake LeFroy in Western Australia, hoping to catch the right breeze and make history in their sleek wind-powered vehicle, the Greenbird.
Four Korean university students designed the Muwi - an innovative lawn mower that makes mowing the grass fun. As the grass gets cut, the Muwi compresses the cuttings into either a ball or a cylindrical block. Perfect to play with or use to decorate your lawn.
Nokia release a new 8800 model called Carbon Arte. Engineered from carbon fibre, titanium, polished glass and stainless steel, the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte is for individuals who appreciate uncompromised high performance.
Chueh Lee of Samsung China designed the Touch Sight - the first digital camera for the visually impaired. Features include 3 seconds of recorded sound as an image reference, and a flexible Braille display sheet that displays a 3D image.
A bit early for winter design... But, the Orgel lamp by Swedish WIS Design is a modern take on a classic window lamp design that can be seen in more or less every window during the dark Swedish winter.
Ever wonder what font a certain logo or type treatment was? Here is Whatthefont.com A website that allows users to upload JPGs or GIFs of the typeface in question and it will match results. Also, a nice forum for professionals to help free!
More than just a striking façade, this building’s hexagonal curtain is based upon climate modeling and serves to regulate the structure’s temperature and daylight by varying the size of each cell’s window.
A digital camera for visually impaired people? It is not SCI-FI, it's one of the winners of IDEA 2008 and my top pick from the 205 winners. Not the only gem in the group but among the most innovative ones...
Mazda presents yet another concept car. Kazamai which means "swirling crosswinds" in Japanese. Were it to be built, Mazda’s latest show car would deliver exciting driving dynamics, frugal fuel consumption and greatly reduced CO2 emissions.
The designer of the Ball Chair, Eero Aarnio collaborated with handmade guitar manufacturer, Lottonen of finland to design the Copacabana guitar. Available in several colors, production is limited to 100.