A One Dollar Coin

Hand-cut and engraved from the center of the coin, Booteen’s incredibly intricate design features a metal armor glove with decorative, hand-engraved details. The glove is holding onto a sword that seems to be plunged into the side of the coin…. Read More ›

The Long Road to The Porsche 911

At the time, Porsche was a company without designers. The self-confident engineers considered it superficial and something of a luxury to think about design. The first Porsche, the 356, was a functionalist manifesto. The first prestigious Porsche salesroom on Park… Read More ›

Model homes

A man in lockdown has “found a niche” making detailed scale models of real houses. Lee Robinson, of Kirkburton, near Huddersfield, started making the models in March after being furloughed. The 1:76 replica of life-size houses can take him up… Read More ›

Pac-Man | Design Icons

While a nascent games industry was laser focused on emulating the success of Taito’s Space Invaders, one designer tried to make something completely different – and ended up creating our second design icon: Pac-Man. Brilliant.

Custom Apple Watch Bands

Customize your own band exclusively for your Apple Watch! Whether you have an earlier Series watch or have the most recent Series 4 Watch, Skinit allows you to Make It Yours and customize a band for any Apple Watch you… Read More ›

Designer face masks

If COVID-19 outbreaks persist and masks become seasonal, I’m guessing folks will get tired of wearing cut-up T-shirts and Etsy projects on their faces. And a subset of people will want something designey, so there’s an opportunity here. What might… Read More ›