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Nike and Apple Team Up for the New Fuelband

Nike and Apple Team Up for the New Fuelband

Great Design November 7, 2012 0

Apple added the Nike+ FuelBand to its online store this morning, with two new colors and availability not only in the U.S., but in the U.K. and Canada, too. In addition to Apple Store shelves, the

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At Carhartt, Authentic Tough becomes Fashionable

At Carhartt, Authentic Tough becomes Fashionable

Great Design November 6, 2012 1

Whether it’s Anderson Cooper sporting a spiffy storm jacket or a suburban skateboarder in a pair of rigid Klondike pants, Carhartt is busy expanding its tough, working class appeal to a much broader base. His baseball

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The World’s Most Passionate Coffee Connoisseurs

The World’s Most Passionate Coffee Connoisseurs

Great Design November 6, 2012 0

During the Let’s Talk Coffee (LTC) conference, coffee farmers, importers, exporters, financiers, cafe owners, baristas, and the Sustainable Harvest staff gathered in the Rionegro region of Antioquia, Columbia to do just that. People from twenty-eight countries including South

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Classic and Easy Brined Roasted Turkey

Classic and Easy Brined Roasted Turkey

Great Design November 5, 2012 0

Each year there is a definitive way to cook your Thanksgiving turkey.  This year, GreatDesign.com thinks it’s the classic Brined Roasted Turkey. Brining a turkey can seem like an ordeal, but using your refrigerator’s

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Clearing Land Mines With Low Tech Tumbleweed

Clearing Land Mines With Low Tech Tumbleweed

Great Design November 5, 2012 3

Often Great Design is Simple Design, the best laid plans are often the most obvious (so obvious that most of us miss it).  Massoud Hassani has taken a simple design and made it Great

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The Spatula That Gets It Right

The Spatula That Gets It Right

Great Design November 2, 2012 0

GIR literally stands for Get It Right, and that’s just what they did with the Ultimate Spatula, their latest release of a functional and well designed utensil.  This thing is Great Design for so

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Brilliant Architecture in a Hallucinating Climate

Brilliant Architecture in a Hallucinating Climate

Great Design November 2, 2012 0

Another ravishing dream home caught our attention. The brilliant masterminds from Tate Studio Architects completed the Pass Residence, an enchanting spot, “lost” in the middle of the arid region of Arizona. With a specific mysticism, the site is

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How to Transcend a Cosmic Fairy Tale

How to Transcend a Cosmic Fairy Tale

Great Design November 2, 2012 1

In this brilliant piece from Pitchfork, Laura Snapes follows Natasha Khan’s  journey from post-tour crash to Roald Dahl inspiration. With Bat for Lashes new album The Haunted Man, it’s obvious Khan has also discovered

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Unlace: Keeping It All Together, Colorfully

Unlace: Keeping It All Together, Colorfully

Great Design October 29, 2012 0

There are so many things in this world that we overlook when it comes to possibilities.  Like the Great Design of a shoelace for example.  Enter Unlace: they took the idea of a shoelace

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Memoto is Your Visual Diary

Memoto is Your Visual Diary

Great Design October 29, 2012 0

Fresh from Kickstarter, Memoto is a new lifelogging gadget. Its a tiny, automatic camera and app that gives you a searchable and shareable photographic memory. Swedish startup Memoto today announced the availability of its self-titled flagship product,

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