Triumph Speed Twin Concept

Two budding designers turn a classic motorcycle into a modern work of art

For their final year project while studying transport design at Northumbria University in Newcastle, budding English designers Roy Norton and Tom Kasher wanted to create a bike that would borrow from the past while looking to the future. The result—an exceptionally sleek take on the classic Triumph Speed Twin, kitted out with girder forks and signature quilted Barbour fabric on the seat. The duo met …

Olly and Molly

Web-connected robots dispense custom scents and candy treats

When a creative brief tasked them to “make something connected to the Internet that doesn’t live on the screen,” Foundry, a small research team at Mint Digital, came up with Olly, a scent-based system rewarding social media activity or, as they describe it on their site, a “web-connected smelly robot.” Olly links up to web-based social applications and emits a fragrance—thankfully, one that you choose—when …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Prototyping Displays with Chris Weisbart

Our latest video looks at the prototyping process behind museum displays

Due to an unfortunate misunderstanding with Chris Weisbart this video has been removed.