Constructive Witticism by Alexander Reh

When I first saw this chair over at joshspear.com I couldn't help but think of a few people I'd like to see sit in it. Fully Loaded, designed by Texas-born and Brooklyn-dwelling Alexander Reh, is a simply constructed frame with a seat made from 450 12-gauge shotgun shells. Reh says the brass tips create a massaging texture. Presumably they're live, making for the most tense …

Design for Africa

"Design is much more than nice shapes, packages or expensive "designer products." We want to show that design is a method, which works even in very poor parts of the world." Design for Africa is an ambitious project of two recent industrial design school graduates, Frank Hofmann and Staffan Weigel. They have just begun a year-long journey to bring their expertise to helping communities throughout …

2009 Chevy Camaro Concept

A couple years ago I gave a backhanded compliment to the new Ford Mustang and got lots of flame from readers. Well, here it goes again… I haven't been too excited by anything from American car manufacturers in a while (since the new Mustang) but then came the new Camaro concept, unveiled last week at the Detroit Auto Show. How can anyone not love this …