Jackson Chung


LG Flexible Folio OLED Display
Photo credit: Kevin Chiam
Flexible organic light-emitting diode (FOLED) technology been around for quite a while, but still not commonly used in modern day devices. They incorporate a flexible plastic substrate on which the electroluminescent organic semiconductor is deposited, enabling the device to be bent or rolled while still operating. Industrial designer Kevin Chiam shows us what this technology can really be used for.

Dujiangyan Zhongshuge Magic Castle Bookstore China
Photo credit: SWNS / X+Living
Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, the Dujiangyan Zhongshuge bookstore, nicknamed “Magic Castle”, located in southwest China’s Sichuan province, appears to be filled to brim with never ending publications. To be more specific, it’s home to over 80,000 volumes in more than 20,000 genres, and looks the way it does using black-tiled floors, paired with mirrored ceilings, resulting in an infinity mirror-like effect.

Apple Mac Pro Modular
Photo credit: Antonio De Rosa
Apple’s Mac Pro is the company’s workstation and server line designed for professionals. The first generation was released in 2006 and until now, it’s still considered the most powerful computer that Apple offers by some benchmarks, sitting above the consumer Mac Mini and iMac. It was powered by two dual-core Xeon Woodcrest processors and boasted a rectangular tower case borrowed from the Power Mac G5. Industrial designer Antonio De Rosa decided to give it a modern refresh.