Archive | October, 2012

Kickstarter Designs Worth Backing

Since its inception, crowd funding platform Kickstarter has been making creative dreams come true by bringing to life some of the most amazing products we’ve ever seen from amateur and seasoned designers alike. Of the many ideas that get funded each day, these are the standouts we felt deserved a little extra attention: Square Bottle more »

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Good, Better, Best: Apple Concept Designs

Enter the great wave of excitement around Apple/Mac concept design. Daily, the inspiring team of coders and designers come up with some of the most innovative, jaw-dropping, and sometimes, ridiculous ideas for the next best thing in Apple’s future. Here are a few concepts we found awesome and ridiculous… Awesome: LCD iView : The LCD more »

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Smoke Like Sherlock Himself

Let me jump right in and get to my point: even the most illicit activities require style and panache. Whether you’re detonating a bomb or battling a villain on the top of a train, you need the right accessory to get the job done. It’s the responsible thing to do, right? It’s what Sherlock, the more »

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How to Stand Out at any Halloween Party

Halloween: the only holiday where people can release their alter egos and not feel like a total nerd. As much stress as I have choosing a costume, we hope this selection of Halloween costumes brings you a new level of popularity at any social setting. Transformers This costume may be the most legit costume I more »

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How to Create the Perfect Bachelor Pad to Keep her Coming Back

Luxury, class, and style… it’s what defines the modern man. Here are some of the must-haves to create a stunning bachelor bad that will impress even the most stubborn of ladies. Reference 52 Flat TV by Loewe A TV is a staple in any modern home, and this flat screen TV by Loewe is an more »

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The World’s Most Beautiful Alcohol Bottle Designs

While many are keen on gawking at modern industrial design elements in furniture, electronics, and kitchenware, vials designed to hold spirits can be equally impressive in form. Here are TOMO’s favorites from across the globe: Licor Beirão Licor Beirão Premium is a Portuguese liqueur whose recipe is a well-kept trade secret. All we know is more »

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Ghosts, Goblins &… iPads?

Halloween Horror, Apple style. iOS Device + Halloween Costume  = Win. As seen in the below video, NASA engineer Mark Rober cleverly reinvented the wheel in terms of modern costume design. No need to be fancy and spend hunders of dollars on individual trinkets: all you need is an iPad or iPhone to create a more »

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Naked Design: The Bathtub Reinvented

Ben Affleck’s new flick Argo makes reference to the wife of a Persian Ayatollah who was rumored to bathe in milk and sleep in jewels. While her bathing habits were excessive and greedy, I can’t help but feel envious. I pay a hefty lump sum for rent (no, I’m not giving you an exact number!) more »

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Top 5 Must-See Movies Featuring Modern Design

In film, actors are not always the starring role. Sometimes the architecture and design becomes the focus of the movie, propelling the plot. Here at TouchOfModern we focus our attention to the Top 5 movies in which design plays a key part in the movie’s story line. 5. The Lake House (2006) The Lake House, more »

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Top 5 Concept Designs of the Week: A Taste for Speed

5. The Ultimate Action Cam The E-Clips video camera is ready when you are. Use it hand held, or attach it to your vehicle of choice. It comes with a digital wristband so you can control the action no matter where you are or what you’re doing. Cool? Yah, I think so. Lean more   more »

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