Phil Roberts

Phil Roberts is a design writer based in Montreal, Canada. He also works as a design consultant for various companies in the creative industries. He has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, where he majored in architectural design and minored in Canadian studies and Spanish. See more of his work at philroberts.ca, or connect with Phil on Linkedin.

Articles

Standalone shot of General Motors' new ARĪV e-bike, Standalone shot of General Motors' new ARĪV e-bike, Standalone shot of General Motors' new ARĪV e-bike,
GM’s New E-Bike Makes Urban Mobility Easier Than Ever Before
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Inside the new Zhongshuge Bookstore in Chongqing, China. Inside the new Zhongshuge Bookstore in Chongqing, China. Inside the new Zhongshuge Bookstore in Chongqing, China.
Zhongshuge Chongqing: The Bookstore That Never Ends
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"Photo.Synth.Etica," a living wall (biological intelligence) that traps CO2 and cleans the air. "Photo.Synth.Etica," a living wall (biological intelligence) that traps CO2 and cleans the air. "Photo.Synth.Etica," a living wall (biological intelligence) that traps CO2 and cleans the air.
Photo.Synth.Etica: The Living Wall That Fights Climate Change
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Japan's new ARISA Humanoid Robot helper. Japan's new ARISA Humanoid Robot helper. Japan's new ARISA Humanoid Robot helper.
Is the ARISA Robot the Answer to Japan’s Labor Shortage?
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Craviations unique luxury furniture pieces, as made from repurposed aircraft salvage. Craviations unique luxury furniture pieces, as made from repurposed aircraft salvage. Craviations unique luxury furniture pieces, as made from repurposed aircraft salvage.
Craviations Turns Aircraft Salvage into Luxury Furniture
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Side view of a Robomart self-driving grocery store on wheels. Side view of a Robomart self-driving grocery store on wheels. Side view of a Robomart self-driving grocery store on wheels.
Can Robomart Succeed as a Self-Driving Grocery Store on Wheels?
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The Exocet chair being used as a pool lounger. The Exocet chair being used as a pool lounger. The Exocet chair being used as a pool lounger.
The Many Forms of the Minimalist Exocet Chair
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Aerial shot of the Red Cross Volunteer House's brick rooftop plaza. Aerial shot of the Red Cross Volunteer House's brick rooftop plaza. Aerial shot of the Red Cross Volunteer House's brick rooftop plaza.
The Bold Modesty of Denmark’s Red Cross HQ
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The Form of Wander art installation in Tampa, Florida. The Form of Wander art installation in Tampa, Florida. The Form of Wander art installation in Tampa, Florida.
Is Tampa’s “Form of Wander” Really a Place for Relaxation?
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The black-and-white marble platters featured in Zaha Hadid Design's new kitchenware collection. The black-and-white marble platters featured in Zaha Hadid Design's new kitchenware collection. The black-and-white marble platters featured in Zaha Hadid Design's new kitchenware collection.
Zaha Hadid’s 2019 Kitchenware Collection Reminds Us Why Architects Make the Best Product Designers
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Sleek modern modules equipped with Kia's new emotive driving sensors for car interiors. Sleek modern modules equipped with Kia's new emotive driving sensors for car interiors. Sleek modern modules equipped with Kia's new emotive driving sensors for car interiors.
Kia’s Emotive Driving System Will Change the Way We Interact with Car Interiors
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Dornob's Editor-in-Chief demoing a BrainCo headband. Dornob's Editor-in-Chief demoing a BrainCo headband. Dornob's Editor-in-Chief demoing a BrainCo headband.
BrainCo Blows Minds at CES 2019
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The lattice-like atomic make-up of graphene. The lattice-like atomic make-up of graphene. The lattice-like atomic make-up of graphene.
How Graphene Could Change the Face of the Fashion Industry
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Samsung's new Infinity Flex Display foldable smartphone (unfolded) Samsung's new Infinity Flex Display foldable smartphone (unfolded) Samsung's new Infinity Flex Display foldable smartphone (unfolded)
Could Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Make Life Easier?
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Front exterior of Houghton ZM, a modern Johannesburg home by SAOTA. Front exterior of Houghton ZM, a modern Johannesburg home by SAOTA. Front exterior of Houghton ZM, a modern Johannesburg home by SAOTA.
The Expansive Comforts of Johannesburg’s Modern Homes
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La Marseillaise, designed by Jean Nouvel. La Marseillaise, designed by Jean Nouvel. La Marseillaise, designed by Jean Nouvel.
The French Beauty That is Jean Nouvel’s La Marseillaise
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