Cooler Worklights

A new generation of lighting has taken over the workshop. The days of white-hot halogen work lamps are numbered. LED lamps are now affordable!

LED work light produces 7,000 lumens!

For years the 500 watt T3 halogen bulb has been the heart of worklights. But the heat produced by these monsters can burn skin and melt nearby work surfaces. Handling these glass tube bulbs is also tricky. If your bare hand touches any part of the bulb during replacement it can cause the bulb to fail prematurely… or even explode!

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The Art of Bicycle Storage

Cycloc Solo and Moto GuzziWhen does an item of utility transform itself into art? Maybe when you hang a vintage bicycle on the wall. But the Cycloc Solo might be considered art with or without a bicycle attached.

Designed and manufactured in the UK, the Solo has received a number of awards for its ingenious design and eco-friendly materials. Available in seven colors it’s a match for almost any decor. And now you can snag one for nearly half off retail!

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Long Live the Industrial Look

Shipping Envelope - Packing List EnclosedStainless steel is so last week. Or is it?

They say the grunge look is dead but hipsters everywhere are discovering unique accents for the home can still be sourced from unusual places. Vendors like Global Industrial offer thousands of products intended for the warehouses and offices of the world. But tons of these items also look great in your modern home. Add a pop of industrial! Continue reading

Mixed Reality: New Canvas for Designers

Where Will Your Next Car be Designed?

Virtual Space meets Real WorldParis? Los Angles? Tokyo? Disk 0?

Blending digital images with a real-world view is the objective of a new system from Canon. The “mixed reality” system is intended to give designers the ability to easily produce virtual mockups, create online walk-throughs and shorten lead times. Continue reading