open design

Open gardening tools for growing green thumbs and a healthier planet

Open gardening tools for growing green thumbs and a healthier planet
Learn more about AKER, an open source, modular urban agriculture system that share tools that help build ecologically resilient, healthy communities.Read more

On a quest for a new logo and open design at Mozilla

Being open is part of Mozilla's DNA. It's not just the code, and Mozilla has opened up its design process to its community. In this interview, Art...Read more

3D printed fighter jet parts and open community vehicles

3d printing
Smart composite parts , from carbon fiber to nanocomposites, are transforming our everyday lives. So much so, even the White House is interested . In...Read more

NPR reports on open source 3D printing

NPR reports on open source 3D printing
I first encountered 3-D printing in Cory Doctorow's Makers , a science fiction novel set in the wake of economic armageddon. In Doctorow's imagined...Read more

Does open design hardware have a place in manufacturing?

Does open design hardware have a place in manufacturing?
Do you remember HeathKit ? The company that sold circuit board and resistor kits you could assemble to make your own electronics? Building a HeathKit...Read more

Open source tractors and DIY manufacturing

We've talked about open source cars before , but open source tractors? Marcin Jakubowski has helped to open the designs for 50 farm machines,...Read more

You can make money with open source. Literally.

This is an old story--two years old, to be specific. But it was new to me when I heard it at LinuxCon, and it was new to a lot of others in the room...Read more

BusinessWeek turns an eye to open source beyond technology

Here at opensource.com, we aspire to take principles the open source software movement has applied to building better software faster and find more...Read more