Design

NOT THE WHEEL DEAL
I’ve been coming to the Tokyo Game Show since 2004, but this is the first year I remember seeing bikes of any sort at the booths. While they’re not road-ready, they are prime for picture taking.
CAN'T WING THEM ALL
To celebrate the B-Wing and Y-Wing’s return in The Rise of Skywalker, here’s our very serious judgment of this very specific designation of starship.
INVADING GAMERS' HEARTS
Released in 1978, Taito's "Space Invaders" is one of the most important pioneers in the history of video games. Not only was it a huge success worldwide, it also created two essential gaming innovations: high scores and a difficulty curve.
WHEEL OF MISSED FORTUNE
It was going to be Staten Island's answer to the Eiffel Tower. An observation wheel at 630 feet, the tallest in the world, was going to be constructed on the borough's waterfront, capturing millions of ferry tourists’ dollars with its stunning skyline view.
PUFF PIECE

At design fairs and in magazines over the last few years, a different aesthetic has been slowly infiltrating all that modern angularity: stuff you want to run up to and squeeze, with rounder silhouettes, softer lines and squat proportions. Stuff that is, in a word, cute.

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