Archive for August 6th, 2010

Imagine what you could do with 10 sets.

Monkee Design – Industrial Design Blog/ Student Resource – Tetris Chair.

Monkee Design – Inspiration – Edmund Keefe.

Beautiful Shape.

Monkee Design – Inspiration – Ralph Tayler-Webb.

Androids year-on-year smart-phone marketshare has shown a massive growth of 886%!

Just to put this into perspective, the iPhone has shown only 61% growth.

speckyboy.com has selected thier favorite 20 free to use, some open-source, tools, resources, guides and downloads that will hopefully help you with your next Android app.

SensorSimulator

SensorSimulator

Android GUI PSD Vector Kit

Android GUI PSD Vector Kit

I just might try to become a UI developer for Android, because the furniture business is killing me these days. This looks more profitable and fun to tell you the truth.

A Useful Selection of Android Developer Tools and Resources :Speckyboy Design Magazine.

“Hina, a manga custom version of the Kondo KHR-2HV robot. It’s a scaled-down version of KHR-2HV, using 20 digital servos (KRS-788HV) plus one GWS-PICO-STD, all controlled by a small board located in the head. While it “makes coffee” only through the miracle of video editing, the dexterity and range of motion and the feeling of it being alive is pretty impressive.”

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Monkee Design – Industrial Design Blog/ Student Resource – Hina: The Coffee Making Robot.

No, not me! Bozo: The American Hero

by Steven Heller

“With his flaming red wings of hair, bulbous red nose, mammoth ruby smile, and signature yuh-yuh-yuh-yuh chuckle, Bozo was the quintessential American clown.

Harmon’s book is a serious work of clown literature. Smartly designed and entertainingly scribed, it returns Bozo (see video here) to his rightful place and the pantheon of pop culture. Or as “All About Clowns” explains:

Bozo: American Hero.

LAVA`s Chris Bosse  has sliced up the 1967 Panton chair, made of acrylic slices. “We’ve chosen to represent this shape as slices, similar to an MRI scan in order to make visible its complex 3dimensional geometry.

Re-loved Panton Chair by Chris Bosse / LAVA.

Xacti VPC-CA102YL

  • Full-HD videos, 1080 60i (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • 14MP photos
  • Waterproof (can be used in water up to 10 ft depth)
  • Compact, vertical form factor
  • CMOS sensor (14.4MP)
  • 38 mm wide-angle lens
  • 5x optical zoom, 12x double-range zoom
  • Compatible with SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory cards
  • Wireless data transfer via Eye-Fi SD cards
  • 2.7-inch TFT LCD display (can be turned 285 degrees)
  • “Face Chaser” and “Target a Color” functions
  • Mini-HDMI port
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rechargeable via USB port

Sanyo offers new full HD waterproof camcorder – the Xacti VPC-CA102YL » Coolest Gadgets.

Monkee Design – Industrial Design Blog/ Student Resource – Nissyoku by Igendesign.

The amount of detail in this cut away drawing is inspiring. A bit of the old school mixed with the new.

Killer cut aways and so much more. | Industrial Design Sketching and Drawing Tutorials.