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Don’t be That Person on a Hoverboard This Summer

Oh, you’re a rap star now? Excuse me. A trapstar. Better yet, a professional hoverboard rider. Clearly, Back2theFuture was wrong. Although they were right about one thing: self-tying shoe laces. We detailed that technology in a prior post. Well, then, you probably have one of

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Pershing Square Renew — How the Drought Plays a Role

We’ve covered architectural projects taking place in Los Angeles in an older post, Designing LA, but as of recent, Pershing Square has officially unveiled the winning design team.  One of L.A.’s oldest public spaces, Pershing Square, was announced as a public space in 1866.  

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Bet you Can’t Recognize Any of These Computers

It’s been ages since the laptop overcame desktop PC’s…although, who knows where the wonders of tablet-computers will be in the years to come.  In 1946 the world’s first computer, ENIAC, was created: a colossal machine whose sole purpose was to solve numerical equations. Generations later, we’ve

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REVERSE IMAGE SEARCHING

Have you ever tried to look up a specific image, but encountered thousands of ubiquitous, similarly defined images in search? Well, Shutterstock, global powerhouse for royalty-free work, just made it easier. Forget typing in keywords. This is the future of image searching. Reverse Image Search

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Industrial Design : Office Essentials

In order to fulfill the dreams of our clients, and create timeless product, we need all the right equipment suitable  for industrial design. Even down to the players, but that’s another story. We’ll talk about desk essentials and industrial design secrets. What exactly is it that allows industrial designers

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Office Getaway : ANDesign in Africa

The second financial quarter is already underway…we understand the stress that comes with running a business. Believe us. Working in the creative industry isn’t as easy as it may look. Our clients are well educated on product analytics; so going above and beyond is depleting;

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PLASTIC EATING MUSHROOM COULD RID THE WORLD OF TOXIC WASTE

The amount of trash we throw away is growing exponentially. World Bank urban development specialist Dan Hoornweg estimates that by 2100 the world will be producing three times the amount of waste it does today. There is a growing concern surrounding the world’s garbage issue,

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Crowdfunding Culture

As many may know, through our sponsor company, ANDesignLab, a full-serviced industrial design agency, we’ve analyzed innumerable crowd funded campaigns in order to curate some of our own. So, then, who provides the very best platform for the fundamental features of crowdfunding? Personally, if you are looking

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NOT COOL COOLEST COOLER, NOT COOL

Everyone by now has heard of Coolest Cooler, the second largest Kickstarter campaign and biggest fail. Coolest comes complete with a high-performance blender, waterproof Bluetooth speakers, USB charger, LED lid light, cooler divider/cutting board, bottle opener, reusable plastic plates and a ceramic knife – I

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Samsung’s Smart Contact Lens

After watching the pop culture influence of sci-fi and secret-agent scenes all my childhood, I wondered why a smart contact lens did not exist yet. A decade ago imagining a small computer with a camera attached to your glasses allowing you to view an augmented