This is Google’s Project Ara, their idea of a modular phone system where you can swap out individual parts. Cannot wait until this looks cooler and is a bit more functional.
A modular phone may be as close to becoming a reality for the general public as next year! Exciting stuff from Google/Motorola and Phonebloks.
Coolhunting shows off a video of the Herman Miller and Industrial Facility modular stacking desk accessories system. It’s a very clever way to sell the concept of customization to consumers while still being able to create the same product over and over again. Build it how you want, with the colors you want, right here […]
This was incredibly interesting. I don’t understand every part of it, but it’s still really neat anyway. The video shows German-born producer Patrick Pulsinger explaining how modular synthesizers work. It’s a lot of experimentation when you first start out, but when you become a master at it (like he is), you end up becoming a machine […]
This is seriously one of the wildest things I’ve seen today. MyModernMet posts these images of Byriah Loper’s amazing modular origami. It’s all held together with no glue or adhesives — just a bunch of clever folding and angles. Byriah’s Flickr is filled with these things. Check it out!