Who Designed the Blanket That Practically Every Newborn Gets Wrapped In?

You've seen this blanket, you might just not realize it. It's in nearly every baby photo taken for decades, yet very few of us ever even notice it—who would bother, confronted with the first image of their new nephew, grandkid, or daughter? It's an invisible piece of design, but as Qz points out, it's also a great one. » 10/27/14 3:00pm 10/27/14 3:00pm

A Puncture-Proof Emergency Blanket That Folds Up Smaller Than a Wallet

There are some emergencies in life that don't leave you panicked. Like if you happen to stumble across a sunset at a gorgeous park and desperately need to picnic, or you've wandered into an outdoor concert and need somewhere to sit. For those moments the Matador, a nylon waterproof blanket that can easily squeeze into… » 6/27/14 5:20pm 6/27/14 5:20pm

Wrap Yourself In Awesome Errors With These Glitch Blankets

The problem with graphical glitches is that they generally show up when you're trying to look at something else. Something not glitched. But if you're just looking at them on their own, they can be be pretty fascinating, and even beautiful. That seems to be the idea behind Phillip Stearn's Glitch Textiles, a set of … » 3/17/13 6:00pm 3/17/13 6:00pm

Battle the Cold and Smudges With a Screen-Cleaning Blanket

For most people, 'whatever's in reach' usually ends up being the best way to clean their phone or tablet's screen. But to avoid scratches, or just trading fingerprints for a layer of lint, you really should be reaching for a microfiber cloth. And that's made extra easy if you're keeping cozy under this throw. » 3/06/13 1:40pm 3/06/13 1:40pm