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Designer Figures Out How to Perfect That Transforming “Open/Closed” Sign

Remember the clever, transforming “open/closed” sign invented by Japanese mime (you read that right) Yosuke Ikeda? To refresh your memory, here’s what it looked like:

The design of the sign was such that Ikeda needed to leave out the “d” in “closed.” But now designer Matt Harrison, inspired by Ikeda’s work, figured out how to add the missing letter and perfect the sign:

It’s one of those super-clever solutions that seems so obvious in retrospect, and our hats are off to Harrison. He’s posted the updated design (and gave a shout-out to Ikeda, which we always appreciate) on Thingiverse.


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Design Job: Blast Off! Bigelow Aerospace is Seeking an Industrial Designer in North Las Vegas, NV

U.S. Citizens and Permanents Residents Only Many applicants apply; please only apply for this position if you meet the minimum qualifications. INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER Graduate to Intermediate Job Description: Responsibilities and Qualifications • Proficiency with 3D modeling and drafting

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Design Job: Good Design is Good Business! IBM Design is Seeking a Visual-Information Designer in Austin, TX

This position can be located in the following locations: Austin, TX, Cambridge, MA or San Francisco, CA Visual-Information Design: Works with and contributes to the evolution of a brand guideline or visual-information language system to translate the intended user experience to act

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Design Job: Hit it Out of the Park! Populous is Seeking a Senior Graphic Designer in Kansas City, MO

POPULOUS is a global architecture and design firm that creates the places where people love to be together, like Yankee Stadium, the London Olympics, and the Super Bowl. Over the last 30 years, the firm has designed more than 2,500 projects worth $ 40 billion across emerging and established markets. Populous’

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UX Designer Invents Dog-and-Axe-Powered Machine to Perfectly Roast a Turkey

It takes a lot to make this jaded blogger laugh out loud at a YouTube video, but these two got me. UX designer Joseph Herscher, whom we last looked in on last year, has since populated his channel with two food-based contraptions to make his life easier. This turkey one almost made me spit coffee onto my screen:

Then there’s his method of getting sauce to the appropriate end of a bottle, with a little bonus feature:

I wish he and Simone Giertz were next door neighbors.


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Design Job: Shine a Light! Kenroy Home is Seeking an Industrial Designer in Jacksonville, FL

Our company designs, markets and distributes indoor and outdoor lighting, lamps, fountains, mirrors and other home décor items nationally and internationally to home décor retailers. We offer a challenging fast-paced environment for a new designer with the aptitude and interest in home furnishings and the opportunity to learn, and

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Design Job: Shred the Gnar as Burton’s Senior Women’s and Girl’s Outerwear and Apparel Designer in Burlington, VT

Burton was the first snowboard company to make women’s specific outerwear. As the Senior Outerwear & Apparel Designer for Women’s & Girl’s Softgoods you will be carrying that torch, by crafting best in class, look and feel for the women’s & girl’s technical outerwear line & alternative outdoor apparel line. To do that your experience will need to include at least four years of professional apparel design, a strong portfolio that showcases your skills in outerwear/sportswear/streetwear design, plus print and pattern design.

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Design Job: It’s Time to Trade in Your Old Job—Trader Joe’s is Seeking a Packaging Graphic Designer in Boston, MA

What a difference. Hawaiian shirts to work? Definitely more comfortable than a business suit. And that’ll be your dress code at Trader Joe’s. Say goodbye to the same old, same old. Say hello to Trader Joe’s. Your favorite neighborhood grocery store, born in Southern California and now operating over 455 stores across the United States.

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Design Job: “Assume Nothing and Question Everything” as Pip Tompkin Studio’s Packaging/Graphics Designer in Los Angeles, CA

Bring your surfboard, your passion for design, and join the talented design team of Pip Tompkin Studio in our sunny Los Angeles location and unleash your creative potential. We are looking for you: A mid-level and a recently graduated Graphics / Visual designer who shares our enthusiasm for design. Our company specializes in strategic product brand development and high style/fashion consumer electronic, furniture and housewares products.

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Design Job: Translate The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Vibrant Mission into Reality as their Designer

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s award-winning design team is seeking an inspired and versatile designer to engage our audiences through visually rich and compelling visual graphics for the 3D environment, digital platforms, and print. This position is a member of a design team that plays an instrumental role in translating the vision of our expanded institution into a vibrant and cohesive brand.

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Design Job: Fight for Design—Design Army is Seeking a Senior Designer in Washington, DC

We are looking for the best creatives in the world to join our team in Washington DC. Design Army seeks an innovative senior designer that can concept, lead, and design at the highest creative levels imaginable. Candidates should possess the following: extraordinary typography skills, accountability for the leadership and direction of the creative process within assigned teams and the ability to manage a large volume of work with tight deadlines

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Design Job: Look Into the Future as Topology Eyewear’s Lead Product Designer in San Francisco, CA

Topology Eyewear is an early-stage fashion tech startup in San Francisco, designing and manufacturing custom eyewear. Half of the population needs eyeglasses, but it’s really difficult to find a pair that fits perfectly while still looking exactly the way you want it to. Topology’s solution is to build

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Design Job: Navigate New Waters as Brunswick Boat Group/Boston Whaler’s Senior Designer in Edgewater, FL

Work in a loose and exciting environment while seeing your ideas come to life. You will generate and develop concepts for Brunswick Boat Group products with a focus on Boston Whaler. Create exciting products through a process that has a strong focus on user centered design through extensive contextual research. You will gain an understanding of how and why people use boats and be able to translate insights, while using your intuition, into industry leading products.

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