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Taste the Coffee, Not the Grounds Sweepstakes (Winner Announced)

Taste the Coffee, Not the Grounds Sweepstakes (Winner Announced)

Great Design November 9, 2012 49

The Winner of the 30 oz. Espro Press is Darla D. Jackson (Comment #48) “Irish Coffee – Black Coffee, Sugar, Irish Whiskey, topped w/Heavy Cream” Congratulations! E-mail prizes@greatdesign.com to claim your prize. WHAT’S BETTER

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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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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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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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Circa: How Your Eye Wants To Take Information Via The iPhone

Circa: How Your Eye Wants To Take Information Via The iPhone

Great Design October 26, 2012 0

Tim Shundo is the lead designer behind the new app  Circa, which makes the news more readable by breaking it down into easy to follow headlines and bullet points. Brought to us by the minds

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Unaltered Plans – Rebuilding the Zachary House

Unaltered Plans – Rebuilding the Zachary House

Great Design October 16, 2012 0

Shortly after graduating from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Stephen Atkinson begged his father to build what would become the original Zachary House. The dogtrot-style  cabin was completed in 1999 but subsequently destroyed in 2005 upon

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The Greatness of Armor

The Greatness of Armor

Great Design September 26, 2012 0

Most of us know the ancient story of Cain and Abel—though brothers, Cain could not stand that God favored Abel’s sacrifices, so he killed him out of jealousy. It’s a tale of the first

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iPod Creator Saves Energy

iPod Creator Saves Energy

Great Design August 17, 2012 1

Apple executive Tony Fadell’s firm, Nest, has created what may be the solution to energy expenditure in the home.  The Nest Learning Thermostat became the answer when Tony Fidell, Ben Filson and Fred Bould of

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