This month's collection of new tools is a mashup of sorts—there are a lot of new elements, components and typefaces out there and they are all totally different. From patterns to UI kits to browser extensions that will make your workflows better, this list has it all.
A distributor has found a way to burn organic labels onto produce to replace stickers or plastic wrapping. An organic label is tattooed onto fruits & vegetables by removing pigment from the skin using laser technology. The method dubbed natural branding doesn’t affect eating quality or shelf life.
He has built 20 bicycles, all of which have been ordered by cycling enthusiasts abroad. The son of a carpenter, Vijay used to make his own leather slippers and bags back in college. He has even tried making a tennis racket out of cane, and some bamboo furniture including a bed for himself.
MIT CSAIL has developed a new design system to make the building of simple robots more accessible to those without design expertise. Users put together a design using templates, which is 3D printed as flat two-dimensional faces connected by joints, before being folded to assemble the final 3D shape.
The adidas pröst is constructed of high-quality leather coated in DBPR, ensuring that the shoes are both beer and puke resistant. Which will undoubtedly come in handy while attending the world’s largest beer festival.