A Look Inside Yves Behar’s Home

Unsurprisingly, designer (and CH favorite) Yves Béhar’s San Francisco home is a sight to behold. The Swiss-born creator (who is also a CEO and entrepreneur) takes Nowness on a tour of his house, while discussing his own design philosophies and beliefs. With plenty of geometrical pieces and sharp edges, Béhar’s home avoids being stuffy or clinical; the interior is inviting and textural. Most alluring of …

Samsung’s “The Frame” Smart TV and Art Display

Yves Behar lends his design vision to a sensor-laden visual tool for the home

Announced at CES this year, The Frame isn’t your average Samsung smart TV. At its core, of course, is a flat-screen UHD television, but with its proper unveiling today, the Yves Behar-designed display takes a queue from CH favorite Electric Objects and employs a library of curated art to display whenever the TV isn’t in use. The highly customizable item adjusts to everything from its …

fuseproject Designed Cobalt Office Security Robot

Yves Behar's visual language for a roaming, sensor- and algorithm-based watchdog

Upon its unveiling yesterday, the Cobalt office security robot—developed by Palo Alto-based Cobalt Robotics Inc and designed by Yves Behar’s fuseproject design studio—defied our expectations of mobile robots with human tasks. The Cobalt wasn’t designed to replace tradition human security guards, but to increase their reach in 24-hour surveillance scenarios. Each robot has the sensing and computational skills of an autonomous car, more or less. …

Happiest Baby Launches SNOO, a Smart and Safe Crib

Helping infants develop healthier sleeping habits, benefitting children and parents

Happiest Baby founder Dr. Harvey Karp has stepped beyond his wildly popular parenting books and videos and launched his first product—and it’s one that infants and parents will both benefit from. Designed with Yves Béhar, SNOO is a smart crib that doesn’t just robotically rock a baby to sleep—it tracks the child’s level of distress based on their cries and moves accordingly—with slow sways, quick …

Designing the New Kodak Super 8 with fuseproject + Yves Behar

A modern take on the classic analog camera

It’s safe to say that many filmmakers got their start on Super 8 cameras—grainy, film-shooting creative tools that were easy to use and fun to tinker with. While the category never died and old cameras are still highly in demand, they provide challenges that modern videography easily delivers. It’s been a while since a product delivered as much excitement for content creators as the new …