More goodness from the San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives on Flickr. These fantastically-yellowed photos, probably taken at the Skunkworks facility in Palmdale, CA in the 80′s, almost look like illustrations.
If you’re a Dieter Rams fan and happen to have €350,000 that you are itching to spend, then look no further than here.
Because six SK4′s (and 994 other Braun items) are better than one.
Vitsoe has just released a great video depicting an apartment in Munich lived in by two Vitsoe veterans who have been living with the shelving system since the 60s.
Dieter Rams and general design aficionados will appreciate the various items presented on the shelves.
You’re looking at the first experimental vertical take off & landing (VTOL) jet, and one of the first jet-powered drones known as “Project Firebee”. From the San Diego Air & Space Museum account on Flickr, which makes for a great Apple TV screensaver, if i do say so myself.
Last two images via Døgen (who has an insane watch collection)
Why Design is a great video series by furniture company and all around design icon Herman Miller, which profiles some of it’s best designers:
At Herman Miller design is the language we use to ask questions and seek answers to the problems our customers face. The design process is a journey into the unknown—or as George Nelson once quipped, “I have never met a designer who was retained to keep things the same as they were.” Before we decide what we do and how we do it, we like to begin by asking the question “Why?” In Why Design, a new video series, we explore the world through the eyes of our designers, and share something of why we value their point of view.
9.10.12 – Yves Béhar – “Surfing Is Like Improvisational Jazz”
9.17.12 – Don Chadwick – “The Camera Becomes an Extension of Your Eyes”
9.24.12 – Ayse Birsel – “Your Life Is Your Most Important Project”
10.1.12 – Irving Harper – “Paper Is a Versatile Medium”
10.8.12 – Gianfranco Zaccai – “Great Food Should Be Like Great Design”
10.15.12 – Studio 7.5 – “Design by Its Nature Is Collaborative”
10.22.12 – Steve Frykholm – “It’s the Breaks That Allow My Mind to Refresh”
10.29.12 – Sam Hecht + Kim Colin – “We Need Contrast and Tension to Be Able to Create”
I think this video is legit, we’ve been holding off on posting anything, would love your thoughts on what you guys think. Here’s what i’m loving:
- headphone jack at the bottom
- new connection port
- looks like we have less glass on the back
- larger screen, slimmer body
which brings up questions…
- will the headphone jack be in the way?
- what do we do with the 5 or more $20 iPhone cords we have?
- will it feel less like a precious possession? ;)
- will this make it less durable than it already is?