Segmentus Clock Concept Is Half Digital, Half Analog

First, man made the analog clock. Then he made the digital clock. Then, just because he could, he made the funky cross between the two that looks like a digital clock but has moving mechanical parts like an analog one. » 3/05/10 11:20pm 3/05/10 11:20pm

Art Lebedev Tackles the Traffic Light: Square is the New Circle

Ol' Art Lebedev is a favorite around here. The guy is a brilliant designer, even if his ideas usually seem to get sidetracked » 11/22/08 3:45pm 11/22/08 3:45pm or delayed somehow. His studio just introduced its Luxofor prototype, a traffic light replacement that uses very bright diodes for increased visibility. The new square design makes more…

Nikkai OLED Buttons Are Like Little Scraps of Optimus

For those who don't need a whole keyboard » 10/01/08 5:10am 10/01/08 5:10am full of OLED buttons, Nikkai is showing off standalone units at CEATEC. The buttons are bulkier than anything on an Art Lebedev product, and seem to have three input states: depressed, tilted left and tilted right (or up and down, depending on orientation) which makes makes…

The Loit Eagle Audio System with CD Player Looks Gorgeous, May be Art

Russian design-meister Art Lebedev has got something to do with this audio system, which consists of a high-end CD player sitting atop a triangular, uber-minimalist amplifier. More pics, including one of the classiest remotes I've ever seen, below. » 9/10/07 9:21am 9/10/07 9:21am