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News on Industrial Design (Product Design) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Sound advice: Panasonic's latest small camera worth its price

Q: I am looking for a small camera for travel and want the best image quality available.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

8 hrs ago | Business Times

Winning ideas

What do an electric wine decanter, a cardboard foosball table, and a waffle maker have in common? They are among the winners at this year's Red Dot Product Design Award, one of the most renowned design competitions in the world.

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Related Topix: Arts

11 hrs ago | Overclockers Club

Google Acquires Gecko

Google has confirmed that it has acquired Gecko, a startup located in Los Gatos, California, that helps design products for clients including Dell, Hewlett Packard, Herman Miller, and even Fitbit.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Arts

15 hrs ago | Plastics News

Prosthetic arm concept wins in student thermoforming competition

Pressure forming company Freetech Plastics Inc. has returned with its annual Student Thermoformed Part Competition, intended to expand the exposure of the thermoforming process and the parts it can produce.

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Related Topix: Arts, San Jose State University, University of Wisconsin Stout

17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Chalmers University - Wheelchair for developing countries wins three design awards

'Alter the Wheel Chair' and its wheelchair Walter has once again caught attention and won several awards for its outstanding design.

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Related Topix: Arts

21 hrs ago | Core77 design blog

littlebits is Looking for a Superstar Maker to be Their Design Intern in NYC

The right person for this opportunity is a superstar maker with a great sense of aesthetic and experience with concept development and prototyping.

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Related Topix: Arts

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Dalhousie University gives firms new edge

Steve Benison, owner of Rubber Trails and Surfaces Canada, shows off a rubber curb and manufactured aluminum anchor.

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Related Topix: Arts, Small Business, Personal Finance

Cult of Mac Blog

From geniuses to designers, chart reveals Apple salaries

Other than getting to #humblebrag to all your friends that Dr. Dre is your colleague at the top tech company in the world, working for Apple has some serious benefits in the form of cash money.

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Related Topix: Arts

Re/code

Stephen Colbert's Favorite "Smart" Cup Gets Funded. All Bets Are Off.

The makers of Vessyl, the intelligent drinking cup that analyzes what you're drinking and sends that data to a mobile app, have raised $3 million in funding from Felicis Ventures and Horizons Ventures .

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Related Topix: Arts

Silicon Alley Insider

How An Industrial Designer Is Using Magic To Invent Amazing Objects

As a kid, Adrian Westaway loved two things: magic and making inventions. Now, as co-founder of a London-based design and invention studio called Special Projects , he has combined both of those hobbies into one fascinating career.

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Related Topix: Arts, Science / Technology, Inventions, iPhone

Kitchen & Bath Business

American Standard Expands U.S. Design Team

Emilie Williams, Greg Reinecker and Gabriela Ravassa will report to the new vice president of design, Jean-Jacques L'Hnaff.

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Related Topix: Arts

Sys-Con Media

Fluke VT04 Visual IR Thermometer wins Bronze ACHR-The News Dealer Design Award

The award recognizes excellence in HVAC/R product design. "When we designed the Fluke VT04, HVAC/R professionals told us they needed tools that could speed up inspections of HVAC/R and electrical systems to identify potential issues like uneven distribution in AC condensers, overheated motors, overloaded circuit breakers, or faulty air dampers," ... (more)

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Related Topix: Electronic, Fluke, Arts

Core77 design blog

Fabrique-Hacktion: Making Public Inconveniences Easier to Handle, One Boldly Painted Add-On at a Time

When it comes to shared spaces, amenities such as public charging stations aren't necessarily a priority when there's tax money to be spent.

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Related Topix: Arts

Santa Barbara Independent

Miri Mara Ceramics

This unassuming storefront set back from Carpinteria Avenue was once a machine shop.

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Related Topix: Montecito, CA, Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scoop

New Christchurch Head Office for Kathmandu

Kathmandu Holdings Ltd today announced it has committed to a new Christchurch head office which will be state of the art development in the Innovation Precinct in the CBD.

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Related Topix: Arts

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

WPI alum, Neil Young team up on PonoPlayer's high-res audio

When it comes to music, Phil Baker thinks listeners are being cheated. So when the seasoned product design engineer and WPI alumnus was tapped by Neil Young to collaborate on a high-resolution portable audio player, he didn't have to think twice.

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Related Topix: Arts, Music Players, MP3 Players, Electronics, Worcester, MA, Northeastern University

World of Apple

An Open Letter to Tim Cook - Human Rights in UAE

Apple is a company that has for decades inspired millions of young people to design the best they can design, to focus on the detail and create beautiful and functional products.

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Related Topix: Arts

Dealerscope

3D Printing: First Steps on the Path to Mainstream

As 3D printing becomes integrated into both physical and online sales spaces, the industry potential becomes clearer.

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Related Topix: Arts

ILounge

First Look: Parrot Minidrone Jumping Sumo

Following up on its flying AR.Drone quadricopters, Parrot has released its first land-based toy, Minidrone Jumping Sumo - a rival to Brookstone's $150 Rover and Rover 2.0 tanks.

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Related Topix: Arts

EETimes

Handel Jones, International Business Strategies

China has an ambitious goal to ramp up its production of semiconductors, becoming a major factor in the global supply chain with smartphones one of its key targets.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Arts

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