November 2015

Superb craftmanship

Located in the heart of Paris, in a 17th-century studio with flooring that was laid in the reign of Louis XIV, the plisseur, or pleater, has helped craft couture and ready-to-wear collections since 1945....

A new way to tie your shoes

Call it an international effort: Japanese footwear designer Masaya Hashimoto partnered with Italian shoe maker Vibram – famous for their FiveFingers minimalist athletic footwear – to create minimalist footwear with an innovative and anatomical sole that literally wraps the foot in place....

A great piece of engineering

Self driving cars are cool, so are electric cars that can accelerate faster than the world’s most expensive police cruiser. But none of them can navigate the road quite like this vehicle out of France. Behold Swincar: A car that moves like a nimble spider, and with independent suspension and...