Core77 Weekly Roundup (8-28-23 to 9-1-23)

Here’s what we looked at this week:

ID student Jakob Kohnle designed this impressive TetherLock tool system for industrial climbers.

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An architecture firm solved a tricky display problem for a tiny Tokyo store with clever design.

What’s worse: The fact that Oscar Mayer created a drinking straw for beer shaped like a hot dog, or that it sold out almost immediately?

This designey Vesuvio public ashtray makes it a bit easier for the person who has to empty it.

Naoto Fukasawa designed a line of playground equipment for Tokyo-based Play Design Lab.

The Pro Leveler is a small, smart invention for fixing wobbly outdoor tables.

This adjustable-shade Galileo Lamp Series is by designer Edoardo Lietti.

Schemata Architects designed this concrete street furniture to be easy for workers to move using a pallet jack.

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Here’s a $2,500, 430-sq-ft tent you’re meant to air condition with your EV.

I’m digging the wraparound bevel on this injection-molded Pato chair, by industrial designers Hee Welling and Gudmundur Ludvik.

Charlie Brown lived in a world of Mid-Century Modern furniture.

Furniture design from Greenland: This Naya chair, by designer Anders Zeeb, is based on the traditional Greenlandic Ulu knife.

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This Ferrari Tailor Made 812 Competizione, created for a charity auction, has been given the sketchbook treatment.

Researchers at Rice University have developed a textile-based haptic feedback system, paving the way to embedding it in clothing.

Boss Move: This corner office, from 1939, is an elevator!

The Tachoseat, by industrial designer Manual Golub, uses 3D-printed legs to turn discarded buckets into rolling stools.

Perfect proportions on Rolls-Royce’s stunning Amethyst Droptail.

I’m glad that car companies no longer keep their designers under wraps. Here’s a video of Ford Europe’s designers discussing their approach to the Explorer EV.

Industrial Design/Engineering Firm Mixer helped Oakley and Intel create these Radar Pace sunglasses with built-in headphones. They’re for real-time coaching of extreme athletes.

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