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The new Blackberry

Posted by // January 31st, 2013 // Product Design

Research in Motion’s launch of their new Blackberry 10 devices may not have been a total surprise to some, but the announcement that the Canadian company will be changing their name to simply Blackberry during their press event in New York city certainly raised a few eyebrows. Research in Motion’s (or rather Blackberry’s) CEO Thorten Heins…

Original Batmobile sells for a whopping $4.2m

Posted by // January 22nd, 2013 // Product Design

The original Batmobile, used by Adam West in the 1966–1968 live action television show, has sold for an astonishing $4.2m (£2.6m) at a US auction. The vehicle is a customised 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car, originally created by Ford Motor Company & built in Italy at a reported cost of $250,000. The Batmobile was created by car-customiser George Barris, who spent little over three weeks in 1965…

Squier by Fender Stratocaster USB Guitar

Posted by // January 9th, 2013 // Product Design

The Squier by Fender Stratocaster USB guitar was released late last year and allows for easy access to computer devices such as the Apple iPad, meaning that the user can take advantage of GarageBand application for easy recording and production. As well as the digital connection (via a micro U.S.B. connector) it features everything you…

Attractive Alternatives to the iPhone

Posted by // January 7th, 2013 // Product Design

The Nokia Lumia 920 is the latest flagship from the Finnish phone manufacturer, running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system.
The 920 continues the successful formula of the Lumia 800 and 900, being crafted from a singe piece of machined polycarbonate. The attractive look of the phone casing is complemented by a large curved gorilla glass screen…

Jaguar to Launch XFR-S Supersaloon

Posted by // January 4th, 2013 // Product Design

Jaguar recently revealed the XFR-S at the L.A. Auto Show. The self-styled “super saloon” is the fastest and most powerful saloon car ever with the five-litre supercharged V8 saloon packing a mighty 550 horsepower, capable of reaching 186 miles per hour. The Jaguar XFR-S borrows many design elements from the XKR-S to distinguish it from…

T.D.K.’s Modern Take on the Boombox

Posted by // December 19th, 2012 // Product Design

Throughout its history T.D.K. has been known specifically for its range of audio equipment and accessories. This is despite manufacturing a wide range of electronic components and other non-consumer goods. Founded in 1935, the Japanese company whose name stands for Tokyo Denkikagaku Kogyo (‘Tokyo Electronics and Chemicals’) became synonymous with the cassette tapes that it…

Rallying’s Most Breathtaking Car – the Lancia Stratos

Posted by // December 17th, 2012 // Product Design

The Lancia Stratos was first presented at the Turin Motor Show in 1971, with the original prototype having been made public by the Bertone group one year previously. It would go on to win three World Rally Championships between 1974-1976. This success has only been bettered by another Lancia, the Delta, which would win six…

Say YO! to a New Concept of Living

Posted by // December 13th, 2012 // Product Design

The YO! company is well known in the United Kingdom for its chain of popular YO! Sushi restaurants. Its next business venture was YOTEL, a growing chain of four hotels that takes inspiration from Japanese capsule hotels. This September founder Simon Woodroffe introduced a new idea at the 100% Design exhibition at Earl’s Court, London….