Olfactory Design

Printing with dice, the design of smell, fashion blogger parodies, and more

Edible Geography recounts the recent Headspace conference at NYC’s The New School, a day-long event dedicated to the pursuit of using the sense of smell as a regular design component and where NY Times writer Chandler Burr made the case for the ways scents can influence spatial perception.

Inside The John Lobb Workshop

Printing with dice, the design of smell, fashion blogger parodies, and more

The Guardian made a short video that takes us inside the bygone era workshop of Britain’s John Lobb, where generations of young and old shoemakers have been crafting the dapper leather footwear by hand since 1849.

iPad Arcade Cabinet

Printing with dice, the design of smell, fashion blogger parodies, and more

As an April Fool’s joke, ThinkGeek came up with the iCade concept. Using an iPad as a monitor, this retro-styled arcade cabinet comes with a built-in joystick and matching app full of games to play.