objects

Design

Nothing Is What It Seems in This Oddly Satisfying Japanese Design Show

Things are "Different From What You Expected" in 'Design Ah!' a design show for kids.
DJ Pangburn
3.23.17
TOYS

This Neat Knick-Knack Lets You Defy Gravity to Distract Yourself

Meet 'Moondrop,' a desk toy that employs the same free-fall physics as the Moon or Mars to give you something to fidget with.
The Creators Project
3.13.17
Art

Wes Anderson-Esque Posters Map Cult Films' Props and Blueprints

UK artist Jordan Bolton photographs exquisitely modeled movie artifacts to craft modern film posters.
Diana Shi
10.30.16
Art

These Uncommon Art Objects Will Make You Do a Double-Take

Carly Glovinski tricks viewers into seeing what’s already there.
Andrew Salomone
8.29.16
Art

Sometimes, Making "Nothing" Is an Artist's Greatest Challenge

Conceptual artist Pavel Büchler pops soccer balls and draws circles with his eyes closed.
Alyssa Buffenstein
7.10.16
Art

The Internet’s Black Market Comes to London

Yami-Ichi is the market that’s perfect for net artists
Catherine Chapman
5.2.16
Art

Surrealist Collages Probe Materialism, History, and Home Furnishings

Ben Branagan’s collages are like a home furniture catalog designed by Magritte.
Alyssa Buffenstein
3.27.16
Design

Meet the Smart Juicer That Needs You

'Gutty' is a device that makes your objects "intelligent"—only, now you're no longer the center of their universe.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.11.15
Stuff

Heartbreak Is Hard, Even When Your Lover Is the Eiffel Tower

Objectum sexuals are people who fall in love with objects, but that doesn't mean their relationships are free from drama and pain.
Nell Frizzell
1.13.15
Motherboard Blog

Researchers Say the Internet of Things Could Piggyback on Existing Networks

Can the internet of things finally happen now?
Meghan Neal
8.14.13