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The triumph of everyday design

Luxury goods used to be better. Better than the alternatives. The best-made clothing, the best saddle, the most reliable luggage. The top of the market was the place people who cared needed to go to buy something that had the...   
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Skyport designs for Uber's flying taxis are ambitious, but unrealistic

Even Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is hesitant about the ride-hailing company's goals to have a flying taxi service airborne in five years. At the second day of the Uber Elevate Summit, Khosrowshahi spoke about UberAir, the company's electric vertical
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Tesla sued for 'copying' its semi-truck design

Tesla might be in trouble.  Nikola, a hybrid-truck startup, has filed a $2 billion lawsuit against Tesla. Nikola alleges Tesla's semi-truck design infringes upon multiple patents it holds.  SEE ALSO: Watch Tesla's Autopilot avoid a
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If these nerdy shoes designs were ever brought to life, we'd be broke

From Marvel to Nike, graphic designer Jeff Cole creates epic mashups of pop culture and sneakers.  Cole also has his own artwork company IKONICK which produces high quality pop art for sale. Read more...More about Instagram, Art, Comics, Disney
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Studio Ghibli went into our dreams and designed a theme park

Want to visit Howl's Moving Castle or run through the forest with My Neighbor Totoro IRL? Japan's Oscar-winning animation company Studio Ghibli announced in Jan. 2017 it was opening the theme park of our dreams — and now we have a release date
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Get lifetime access to more than 800,000 design icons for just $30

If you want to design a great website, you’re gonna need some amazing icons. Whether we’re talking tiny bird heads, dollar-to-euro exchange symbols, or just emojis of people nervously whistling, a collection of tiny symbols and icons are
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'Time' allows rare cover redesign to illustrate the chaos that is Donald Trump

A storm's a brewin' in the White House, and Time Magazine has found a way to perfectly illustrate the chaos on its latest cover. In a rare callback cover, Time asked longtime collaborator Tim O’Brien to depict the absolute chaos that is Donald
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NASA's X-Plane is designed to fly at supersonic speeds without the sonic boom

NASA wants to prove that it can fly a plane faster than the speed of sound without blasting American neighborhoods below with sonic booms.  Previously, commercial supersonic travel had been limited to the Atlantic Ocean, where people wouldn't
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Reddit rolls out its first redesign in more than a decade

Reddit's design has stayed mostly the same since it launched more than a decade ago, and that's the way many of its users like it. But starting from Monday, the news aggregator will slowly roll out a redesign to a small percentage of users, Reddit's
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Students designed a gravity-defying backpack that augments your jumps

A group of students at the University of Tokyo is trying to build a hover backpack which promises to augment the human capabilities of jumping. The Lunavity team envisions that, while wearing the backpack, its users will be able to jump up to 3x

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