Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Chuck Hoberman, the real Transformer...

Every so often a mad scientist will hit the design world with something that completely blows me away. Chuck Hoberman is one of those people.

The Hoberman toy line creates and transforms, stretching the possibilities once constrained by the bounds of Lincoln and his logs. Established in 1995, Hoberman continues to push the limits of invention using cutting edge technology.

The “expanding geodesic dome,” Liberty Science Center, NJ:

And it doesn't just stop at toys. His medical adaptations of transformational technology are beginning to reshape the bounds of design.

It's no wonder he's one of the Pecha-Kucha people.

Hoberman's Theory.

More? A great interview via PingMag.