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…