O.D.M. Reverse Double Digital Driving Watch

Swapping placement of buttons and displays makes this watch especially usable while driving

Award-winning design studio O.D.M. (Original, Dynamic and Minimalist) radically re-imagines the watch’s face by moving buttons to the center and positioning dual displays on the top and bottom of the case’s sides, lending a bold new look along with better functionality. The reconfigured design makes a big improvement on tiny side-mounted buttons that are tough to use, and the two displays make it easier to …

Fifty Cars That Changed The World

Design Museum's newest "World Changing" book celebrates auto design

Newest in the London Design Museum “World Changing” book series is Fifty Cars That Changed The World. Writer Andrew Nahum, Principal Curator of Technology and Engineering at London’s Science Museum, presents a selection of cars that over 90 years have contributed significantly to design, innovation, engineering and national pride. From Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion to the 1998 Smart car, each automobile represents a milestone of …

Figs Ties

Hand-tailored neck wear that helps provide school uniforms for African children in need

For every hand-tailored tie sold, Figs gives a school uniform to a child in East Africa through their Threads for Threads program. The L.A.-based label offers standard and bow ties in a variety of dapper fabrics, ranging from woolen Ivy League plaids to Italian silk bicycle patterns. They also offer custom ties, allowing for even greater personal expression with a host of styles to choose …