NonObject: The Phone Designed With Wrinkles

Every phone looks like an onyx bar of soap these days. But life leaves us well worn and aged—what if phones were designed to represent this? » 12/16/10 2:00pm 12/16/10 2:00pm

Nucleus Motorcycle Concept Would Be Interesting in a Wind Tunnel

I suppose it goes without saying, but the design team at Non-Object took all of the things we have learned about making motorcycles and threw them in the trash, pooped in the trash, then lit the can on fire when they came up with the "nUCLEUS"concept bike. But then again, they never intended for the design to be taken… » 5/08/08 10:00pm 5/08/08 10:00pm

Nonobject Two-Way Camera Shows Us What We Can't Control

We've shown you some of Branko Lukic's "Nonobjects" before, including the touchless cellphone and those unique pebbles of electronic awesomeness. The latest concept from this man's fertile mind is the Behind The Scenes camera, with lenses and displays on both sides for simultaneously recording what you're aiming at,… » 12/19/07 12:15pm 12/19/07 12:15pm

Touchless Cellphone Concept From A Parallel Universe

This is the latest scifi-slash-absurd design concept from branko Lukic. The Tarati is a phone with no keys, you pass your fingers through the keyholes to dial. Lukic describes it best:
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Reach out and touch someone, eh? Sounds like a good commercial jingle for a rotary phone company.

One Day Every Gadget Will Be A Unique Snowflake

RCA began selling the Gem line of MP3 players, including the Opal. Creative introduced its Zen Stone. And today Acer brings us the Gemstone. Earthly naming conventions are nothing new, from the PEBL to the i-Stones, gadget makers have long tried to portray their wares as organic, natural forms instead of the mercury… » 5/04/07 6:55pm 5/04/07 6:55pm

CUin5 Cellphone: Design Fiction by branko Lukic

The design of your phone is the result of countless business plans, TCO and ROI analyses. The CUin5 is the bizarro world version of that business plan. Every face includes a keypad, microphone and speaker. » 2/22/07 4:30pm 2/22/07 4:30pm

The "super-practical" interface is also one of several sci-fi design hybrids— or Design Fictions—that will be…