Tech company Arx Pax has worked with pro skateboarder Tony Hawk to create a slimmed-down design for its second Hendo hoverboard, released today to mark the exact date travelled to in 1980s sci-fi film Back to the Future II. More
Magnets have long been used as a way of creating temporary connections for products as diverse as flat-pack furniture and bike lights. But now designers are finding increasingly weird and wonderful uses for them, with recent examples including wallpaper, spiky shoes, fluid clocks, and even a hoverboard. See all of our stories about design with magnets »
Dutch designers Iris van Herpen and Jólan van der Wiel collaborated to grow these dresses with magnets. More
Stockholm 2013: a wall lamp that mimics an eclipse of the sun and tray of vases held fast by magnets were among the objects on show in an exhibition of work by young Norwegian designers during Stockholm Design Week (+ slideshow). More
Designer Jólan van der Wiel has sent us this movie of his machine for shaping stools using gravity and magnets, on display as part of the [D3] Contest for young designers at imm cologne in Germany this week.