About: David Goligorsky
Got to spend two weeks working from the wonderful IDEO studio in Chicago and before leaving I made a big batch of Spirit Flags for the whole studio. Thank...
Organic linen and laser-cut chambray. An infrared sensor is mounted at the elevator door and looks to see when the door opens. It tell an Arduino...
I worked on a project at IDEO for Bigelow Tea, a fantastic third-generation, family-owned tea company based in Fairfield, Connecticut. Bigelow has a great...
Letterpress: hot dog, pretzel, and rider
Decided to start a ritual of making holiday cards. Thanks to the letterpress talent of Kim + Ryan at Valor Press in Somerville, MA. Two-color hit.
Mitosis Candle Thing
Playing with form and rendering with materials like glass and fire (emissive properties.) Thought I'd post it.
More to come, but wanted to put up these renderings for a bent sheet metal shelving system. The sides are powder-coated cold-rolled steel and the boards are...
Red Eye Porter
One of my colleagues has an excellent tradition of brewing a batch of beer as a way to celebrate the end of every project. Fortunately, I got to work with...
eBay Today curation team
I somehow managed to turn my hobby of finding junk into a moonlighting gig with eBay. I'm one of a few members of eBay's "Chief Curator" team. We curate collections...
Goligorsky Laboratory bicycle
For four fast days in November 2009 I built my own bicycle frame in a garage in Palo Alto under the guidance of a local framebuilder. It's a silver-brazed...
Open Concept Electric Vehicle
In the last quarter of graduate school at Stanford, some friends and I teamed up to create an electric vehicle intended for short distance mobility. We aimed to...
Lemonade Addition Utensil Systems Bent brass sheet, maple, and brass hardware
Ridgeback Cookie Cutters
My friend Natalya decided to make some most wonderful 3D Rhodesian Ridgeback gingerbread cookies and we made a collaboration out of it (by which I mean I...
Wayfinding Signage, The Tannery
Did a pet project for friends at the Tannery, the most excellent house of fashion in Boston. Their Boylston St. flagship has three levels, though visitors often...
CNC-routed Cutting Board
Thanks to my friend Aaron for helping out with his CNC router.
Hyperlincoln is a CNC-routed portrait of Abe with blinkin' red eyes that flash the Emancipation Proclamation in Morse Code. A collaboration with Monkey...
60 Minutes: IDEO
During the summer of 2012, Charlie Rose filmed a feature on IDEO for 60 Minutes. The feature highlights one of IDEO’s founders, David Kelley. He’s...
60 Minutes: Musical Fork
60 Minutes just ran a follow-up segment to the IDEO feature that ran in January. It covers a bit of the design challenge that we worked on, which was a...
Green Whiskey Tumblers
Recently got a book of Carl Aubock's work and was inspired by the glassware with leather and brass details that came out of the studio. I think it'd be fun to...
Return of the Polyhorses
Hoping to reinvigorate a rendering tradition started by my friend Matt Brown. Built in Rhino, rendered with V-Ray.
Talk: Yale Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Design
I’m really excited to visit Yale University’s Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Design at the end of the month. Planning to cover two themes. First...
Linocut, sardines. Linocut, deodorant.
This cardholder is laser cut from deadstock screenprinted pig suede I found at Libra Leather in NYC. Made a handful of them. Just for you.
Various Tote Bags
Some canvas tote bags that I made. Leather straps, reinforced bottoms, copper rivets reinforced with leather washers.
Made a bowtie over here. The hard part is taking the long inside-out tube that you've sewn together and pulling it right-side-out.
Here's an "i" and an "o" that I made for a lexicon of IDEO words for new hires.
Ceramic Espresso Cup
Last weekend New England got hit by a Blizzard that the weatherpeople called Nemo. It was sufficiently grim outside to justify setting up a home station that...
Green linen necktie
Green linen classic skinny tie with horsehair canvas interfacing
Hickory Stripe Work Apron
Hickory stripe work apron with riveted leather strap and pencil pocket. #workwear
Lead a project for Timberland at IDEO that was really interesting and inspiring, though I can't share the nature of the work, but I did make this...
This little guy got made during lunchtime. We were creating some Clothespin Creatures when my friend and colleague Dirk made a nice croc with a clothespin head...
Automotive Seating Patents
Patents published for a project I lead at IDEO for global automotive interiors manufacturer, Faurecia. Links to Google Patents pages: 1. Vehicle seat...
Compliant Shell for Faurecia
Creating a supportive, yet compliant car seat through elegant engineering. I lead a project at IDEO to help French automotive interiors manufacturer Faurecia...
Alcamate Beer Labels
My bud/colleague Ryan Habbyshaw and I made this beer label for a homebrew that was concocted by our other IDEO friends. It's an homage/rip-off of the Geigy...
Super Relax Concept Electric Research Vehicle
"A joy shared is a joy doubled. A burden shared is half a burden." -Swedish proverb Made this electric tandem bicycle. It's called the Super Relax...
Musical Saw w/ Elizabeth Butters
"Henry Lee" Elizabeth Butters released a 10" record on Top Magic records on February 9th, 2010. It's all recorded on reel-to-reel tape and sounds...
Drum Machine for Dogs
This is a quick prototype of a drum machine for dogs. Short story is that I worked on a project for a class at Stanford about finding opportunities in...
Dialogue in the Age of Social Media
Think about the person-to-person communication that you make during the day. How much of your dialogue is with someone whose name you know? How about...
I wrote this Processing program as a response to a homework assignment in a class at Stanford d.school called d.Media. The assignment was about intimacy and...
"You are Here" Lollipop
For a Computer-Aided Product Creation class, I made a two-part mold for casting lollipops. There was a sign in front of the graduate student...
Porteur Front Rack
Bicycle front rack. Brass-brazed bent CroMoly with wood slats.
Unconscious Self Portrait
The prompt for this work was to make a timepiece. I wanted to create something that showed the human value and emotional story in time. I made a pillow using...
Stanford Global Innovation Tournament
At Stanford University there's an event called the Stanford Global Innovation Tournament. The challenge is to "add value" to a common object and make a 3...
Geneva Mechanism Wristwatch
I made this thing in 2008... a brief ode to mechanisms. Mechanisms are great. I like them well. This one is called a Geneva Mechanism. Turns rotary...
Gentleman's Whiskey & Chat
During a Boston winter in 2008, I had been walking to work every morning with my nose in the works of Hemingway and Fitzgerald. There was a distinct charm to...
Made this cycling cap from suiting material back in 2007. Thanks, Chris, for modeling. Chris is fast on a bike, everyone.
Inspector Francis Goldbaum visits Boston
My friend Brett and I took this guy around town in 2004. Shot on slide film.
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