Monthly Archives: October 2011

BMW Design – 1 Series M Coupe 2011

Say what you want about this particular car design, but in general you have to keep your eye on what BMW is doing with design.  It’s an interesting evolution that starts with one model, works it’s way through the entire line and then starts again.  So here is the BMW 1 Series M Coupe for 2011.  Read and see all about it.  Some are calling this ugly, but what do you think?

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Filed under Art, automotive, design

Elon Musk – Technology Inventor of the Year

He’s pushing the edges in many directions and carrying forth the creative torch necessary to improve our lives and solve some of our biggest problems.  So it’s fitting that this guy who’s put his own rocket into space and built a car with no gas engine that does 0-60 in under 4 seconds should be getting this inventor of the year award.  Here is the link to the full Wall Street Journal Article.

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Filed under automotive, design, Energy, Environment, Flight, Space

The Apple of Home Energy – Nest

Here is a good article from C-Net about a cool new product called Nest.  It’s purported to be a self-programming thermostat and was created by some guys who worked on the iPod.  Sound cool?  It appears to and in fact it looks quite cool as well.  Looks to be excellent design and with wifi and motion sensors and iPhone/iPad apps for control, offers much needed functionality.

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The Re-Designed Coke Bottle

This is very cool idea and well executed. Check out this project to improve the Coke bottle and make it eco-friendly at the same time.

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