Ubi-camera: take finger-framed photos

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

Still in development at the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (Japan), the Ubi-camera (translation: Finger-camera) promises to make taking photos more like the experience of drawing a rectangle with your fingers. Instead of digitally zooming in and out to get the desired frame, you simply frame a rectangle with your thumb and index […]

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ABC’s of Products: D is for Dieter Rams

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

Who is Dieter Rams Dieter Rams is one of the most important industrial designers of the twentieth century. He has designed or co-designed over 500 products (appliances, hi-fi systems, furniture, shavers, and many more) that were (some still are) produced and sold all over the world. Many of these products are considered masterpieces now. It […]

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Clamp Lamp by Product Tank

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

This lamp wowed me when I first saw the video! Product Tank, inspired by a children’s toy horse that collapses when pressed, set out to design an Anglepoise lamp that’s not like any created before. Product Tank reverse-engineered the collapsing mechanism, and created a clamp that would be used to lock the three joints, each having two […]

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