The strangest thing about this whole book-as-case thing? I actually kind of dig it. As a child, my two great loves were books and technology. I'd spend hours reading Anne of Green Gables or The High King, then hop over to my dad's Mac Plus and spend the next 90 minutes engrossed in a HyperCard stack. Show More Summary
When Homepolish designer Jesse Turek was asked to redesign a one-bedroom New York City apartment into the ultimate modern-day bachelor pad, he was up for the challenge. Homepolish is a startup that designs spaces for homeowners as well as other startups. Show More Summary
Project by: Katy Stevenson Bretton of Katy SB Design Location: London, United Kingdom When a bachelor musician approached Katy Stevenson Bretton of Katy SB Design to transform his East London home into a warm, inviting retreat, it was music to the designer's ears. Show More Summary
The pad was reconfigured to create a brighter, more open space This run-down flat was transformed by architects Claudia Bresciani and Ju?lia Risi, who utilized a translucent, folding door to create flexible, open spaces with plenty of light. Show More Summary
Two freshmen roommates at Ole Miss, Lindy Goodson and Abby Bozeman, have transformed the dungeon that freshmen typically inhabit into a Pinterest-worthy princess pad. Cute, gals! Read more...
Many of us avoid fatty foods at all costs, worried, perhaps, that an extra helping of guacamole or second peanut-butter sandwich might quickly transform into extra padding around our bellies. But a new review paper published in the Annals...Show More Summary
n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">The black woman in the photograph stands in calm protest, her long dress fluttering in the breeze as two policemen clad in the heavy black padding and helmets of riot gear rush to remove...Show More Summary
The Skintrack is a new emerging technology that allows smartwatch users to transform the surface of the arm into an interactive touch pad. Developed by a research lab at Carnegie
It’s not every day you see a tablet transform into a, well, a Transformer. But that’s exactly what we’re going to show you today, after Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra shared photos of a Mi Pad 2 that morphs into a robot. Fans of the Transformers universe, whether that be the original cartoons back in the […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Tablets that can morph into statuette toys -- the future! Or not. Xiaomi's Mi Pad 2 being transformed into a Transformers robot sounds cool, right? Well, not all is as it seems.
Xiaomi has collaborated with Hasbro to crowdfund a robot model called Soundwave in China. Soundwave looks like a Mi Pad 2, but can be converted to a Transformers-style robot with Lego-like blocks that can be detached from the tablet's assembly. Show More Summary
I suppose those who picked up the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 would have been pretty happy with the tablet, as it will run on either Android or Windows 10, and proved to be quite the top seller over in its home market of China, having sold out in just a minute after being made available. Show More Summary
Every tablet maker is always looking to outdo the competition. Usually that means progressively thinner and more powerful hardware, but Xiaomi decided to flip the script and turn one of its tablets, the Mi Pad 2, into a full-on Transformer. Read more...
Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi is teaming up with Hasbro to create a Transformer toy that turns into a tablet. The two companies have designed a version of the popular robot named Soundwave, which transforms into a Mi Pad 2 in 30 steps....Show More Summary
Taking a nap on a sofa or on your bed is great, but if you really want to get cosy, you might want to look into the Blandito Transformable Pad.
Life is hard. Sometimes we want to roll up into a ball and … now we have the option of escaping into the cuddly embrace of a taco. Called the Blandito, this soft, transformable seat/pad/pillow/taco chair can fold or wrap in a variety of ways to get you all snug and cozy for a little […]
For its latest project, the Swiss imagineers at Rinspeed transformed a BMW i8 into the autonomous Etos concept, complete with onboard drone landing pad and other high-tech wizardries. Continue reading The Rinspeed Etos is a BMW i8 that...Show More Summary
Apple Pencil is a terrific digital stylus that transforms iPad Pro into a highly capable electronic sketch pad and notebook, but it’s dead simple design potentially leaves something to be desired for some users. For example, its cylindrical-shaped symmetrical body lacks a basic pen clip for attaching it to your shirt pocket or elsewhere, which makes it […]
All photos by Geraldine Laferte via Apartment Therapy It's no surprise by now that Parisians are tiny-living geniuses, but that doesn't make it any less fun to see a well-executed space-saving apartment, especially if it transforms. Observe here, a 194-square-foot...
All photos courtesy of PKMN Architectures As Ikea works on bringing movable walls to the masses, a recent project completed by Spanish design firm PKMN Architectures offers a good look at how a super flexible apartment might actually work....