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The Best of CES 2020

The Best of CES 2020

CES, “the global stage for innovation,” attracted more than 170,000 attendees this year in Las Vegas. The event hosted more than 4,500 exhibitors over 2.9 million square feet in a seemingly never-ending ocean of gadgets both practical and ridiculous. Smart home...
REI’s Kingdom 6 Takes Great Design Outdoors

REI’s Kingdom 6 Takes Great Design Outdoors

REI is known for practical equipment and sharp looks, and the latest Kingdom 6 tent lives up to that and then some. “It takes a lot to decide it’s time to update an already popular product. It’s not a decision we take lightly,” says Chris Pottinger, lead designer for...
Is the VanMoof Electrified S2 the Perfect City Bike?

Is the VanMoof Electrified S2 the Perfect City Bike?

“When we started thinking about the Electrified S2, founder Ties Carlier and I tried to understand car users in a city context. We talked a lot about something that is as easy to leave on the streets as a car without needing a big lock. Something that makes you not...
How Kevin Hunter Helped to Reinvent the Toyota Supra

How Kevin Hunter Helped to Reinvent the Toyota Supra

If you were interested in fast cars in the ’90s there’s a good chance you rarely even saw the Toyota Supra Mk.4. Released in ’93 with chart-topping performance, advanced technology, and the massively capable 2JZ engine, the car failed to resonate with American buyers....
Designing the Den Lounge Chair

Designing the Den Lounge Chair

When the design team at Cabot Wrenn develops new prototypes, they ask one simple question: “Would you have it in your home?” After an 11-month process creating Styrofoam and 3D printed prototypes, they answered with a resounding yes. One of their results is the Den...
Inside the Design of Breville’s Pizzaiolo

Inside the Design of Breville’s Pizzaiolo

After four years of intense R&D and input from top pizza chefs, Breville designers revealed the Smart Oven Pizzaiolo with its patented Element IQ System (which steers power to where it’s needed when it’s needed). It’s the world’s first indoor countertop pizza oven...