Posts Tagged ‘street use’

In the Wish I’d Designed That category

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Birch/Bříza mug by Czech company whitefruits.

It’s from 2006, but seems to have been a prototype only and does not seem to be in production now, which is unfortunate.

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Street Use – “The street finds its own uses for things.”

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

This post is about design in the broadest sense, as a process of problem-solving that leads to interesting and strangely compelling solutions. Above is an improvised streetcleaner in China found on Street Use, a truly fascinating blog about DIY and general inventiveness. In the words of its creator Kevin Kelly:

This site features the ways in which people modify and re-create technology.

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