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International Design Excellence Awards 2012
International Design Excellence Awards 2012
On December 1, The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) will open its International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2012 program to designers, stud...
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Design Museum Adds M1 Motorway Sign AK-47 Rifle and Sony Walkman to Its Collection
Design Museum Adds M1 Motorway Sign, AK-47 Rifle and Sony Walkman to Its Collection
The Design Museum has added 13 classics to its collection. They include a Sony Walkman, a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle and...
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DesignLove Exhibition at Luminaire
DesignLove Exhibition at Luminaire
DesignLove stems from an original collaboration between Intramuros and DuPont. Gifted to Luminaire for the 2011 edition of the design showroom's philanthropic Love Se...
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NOOK Adjustable Reading Stand
NOOK Adjustable Reading Stand
Fresh from designing the NOOK Tablet's materials and finishes, Vim & Vigor has created the NOOK Adjustable Reading Stand, the first tablet stand to provide seamless adjust...
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Nissan Juke Nismo Concept
Nissan Juke Nismo Concept
Nissan revealed a bold new future for its Nismo performance arm. With its distinctive styling Nissan Juke has redefined the highly competitive B-segment, but the Juke Nismo Co...
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Mark Newton Joins Carbon Design Group
Mark Newton Joins Carbon Design Group
Carbon Design Group signed Mark Newton as a Project Director for the world-recognized product development consultancy. "Mark is a great addition to the Carbon t...
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Quentin Blake Wins Prince Philip Designers Prize 2011
Quentin Blake Wins Prince Philip Designers Prize 2011
Quentin Blake, one of Britain's best-loved illustrators and the man who created the world-famous images of the Big Friendly Giant and Matilda, name...
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ADC 91st Annual Awards
ADC 91st Annual Awards
ADC 91st Annual Awards is now open for entries. Strenuously and scrupulously judged, the not-for-profit ADC's Annual Awards is one of the most venerable shows in the world. Al...
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Wolff Olins Unveils New NBCUniversal Green is Universal Logo and Brand Identity
Wolff Olins Unveils New NBCUniversal Green is Universal Logo and Brand Identity
Every year since 2007, Green is Universal (NBCUniversal's environmental initiative) not only works to constantly improve ...
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Logo Inspired by Frosting Retro-infused Re-Branding
Logo Inspired by Frosting: Retro-infused Re-Branding
While looking back to inspire the future isn't a completely radical approach to branding, Red Antler - a branding and design consultancy based in DU...
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One Club Creative Hall of Fame to Induct Steve Jobs Paula Green Joe Pytka
One Club Creative Hall of Fame to Induct Steve Jobs, Paula Green, Joe Pytka
The One Club for Art and Copy will induct Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, advertising creative Paula Green and director/producer...
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AIGAs New Case Study Competition Helps Demonstrate the Value of Design
AIGA's New Case Study Competition Helps Demonstrate the Value of Design
How do we measure the success of design's impact? And more important, how can designers be equipped to describe the effectiveness...
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Unilever Dresses Up Its Calve Dressings Range with Russian Brand Relaunch
Unilever Dresses Up Its Calve Dressings Range with Russian Brand Relaunch
Brand development agency Anthem Worldwide has undertaken a major brand refresh for Unilever's Russian dressings brand, Calve, w...
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Designers Express Declining Optimism Toward Economy Though Still Cautiously Optimistic
Designers Express Declining Optimism Toward Economy, Though Still Cautiously Optimistic
AIGA's Design Leaders Confidence Index continued to drop in the most recent quarter. For the third quarter of 201...
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HM Home Spring 2012
H&M Home Spring 2012
The new light of spring is reflected in the home at H&M this season, with colour and brightness filling every room in the house. Strong colour is found in everything from cushio...
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HM Spring Summer 2012
H&M Spring Summer 2012
Tailored and fluid: these are the silhouettes that count at H&M this spring, with a mix of modern tailoring and romantic femininity that bring infinite possibilities for personal...
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The British Fashion Awards Winners 2011
The British Fashion Awards Winners 2011
The British Fashion Council announced Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen as the winner of The British Fashion Awards esteemed Designer of the Year award 2011. ...
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Marni to Design a Spring Collection for HM
Marni to Design a Spring Collection for H&M
H&M unveiled a spring designer collaboration with the Italian brand Marni. Famed for its original prints and inventive spirit, Marni is one of fashion's most...
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Loomstate Unveils Its First Zero-Waste Collaboration with Parsons
Loomstate Unveils Its First Zero-Waste Collaboration with Parsons
Loomstate, Rogan Gregory's and Scott Mackinlay Hahn's eco-friendly label, has debuted its first zero-waste garment developed in collabo...
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adidas Group CA HM Li Ning Nike and Puma Partner to Reach Zero Discharge by 2020
adidas Group, C&A, H&M, Li Ning, Nike and Puma Partner to Reach Zero Discharge by 2020
adidas Group, C&A, H&M, Li Ning, NIKE, Inc. and Puma released a joint roadmap towards zero discharge of hazardous ...
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UK Government Backs High Quality Well-Designed Homes
UK Government Backs High Quality, Well-Designed Homes
The UK Government's housing strategy aims to deliver high quality homes and places which are essential to stimulate growth and necessary for social...
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Governments New Housing Strategy Not About Building More Homes at Any Cost
Government's New Housing Strategy: Not About Building More Homes at Any Cost
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) welcomed the boost that the UK Government's housing strategy, launched toda...
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Architecture Billings Index Moves Upward Overall Business Conditions Remain Negative
Architecture Billings Index Moves Upward: Overall Business Conditions Remain Negative
After a sharp dip in September, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) climbed nearly three points in October. As...
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Interior Design Professions Body of Knowledge and Its Relationship to Peoples Health Safety and Welfare
Interior Design Profession's Body of Knowledge and Its Relationship to People's Health, Safety and Welfare
A seminal industry research report issued by IIDA and five leading Interior Design organizatio...
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USGBC App Lab
USGBC App Lab
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched its online App Lab as part of its LEED Automation Program. The lab launched with eight applications, developed by LEED Automation P...
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ASID Interior Design Billings  Inquiries Index Dips in Third Quarter
ASID Interior Design Billings & Inquiries Index Dips in Third Quarter
Results of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Interior Design Billings & Inquiries Index for the July-August period ...
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Interior Design Hall of Fame Reveals 2011 Inductees
Interior Design Hall of Fame Reveals 2011 Inductees
Interior Design magazine announed the inductees for the 27th annual Hall of Fame Awards. Selected by a nomination body of previous Hall of Fame me...
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2011 Open Architecture Challenge Unrestricted Access
2011 Open Architecture Challenge: [Un]restricted Access
[Un]restricted Access, Architecture for Humanity's recently launched competition, challenges designers to reimagine abandoned military spaces for...
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IIDA 39th Annual Interior Design Competition
IIDA 39th Annual Interior Design Competition
IIDA's Annual Interior Design Competition is now open for entries. This annual design competition was established to reward outstanding Interior Design a...
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New Practices New York Competition 2012
New Practices New York Competition 2012
New Practices New York, a biennial competition since 2006, serves as the preeminent platform in New York City to recognize and promote new and innovative archite...
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McLaren Production Centre by Foster  Partners
McLaren Production Centre by Foster + Partners
The McLaren Production Centre, the second building designed by Foster + Partners at McLaren's Woking site, has been officially unveiled by Prime Minister ...
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Porsche Selects HOKs Bold Design for its New US Headquarters  Customer Experience Center
Porsche Selects HOK's Bold Design for its New U.S. Headquarters & Customer Experience Center
HOK has been selected to design Porsche Cars North America's new headquarters in Atlanta, following an inten...
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Lord Foster Reveals Further Developments for the Proposed Thames Hub
Lord Foster Reveals Further Developments for the Proposed Thames Hub
Lord Foster, Visiting Professor in the School of Geography and the Environment, delivered his annual lecture as part of the Humanita...
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zSpace 3D Holographic Visualization
zSpace: 3D Holographic Visualization
Infinite Z today launched zSpace, a new 3D holographic visualization product. zSpace provides a highly realistic 3D visualization experience that enables designers ...
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Upcoming 3D GPS and Plot to Print Capabilities for AutoCAD WS
Upcoming 3D, GPS and Plot to Print Capabilities for AutoCAD WS
Several new features to be added to the next release of AutoCAD WS, a free web and mobile application that enables users to view, edit and...
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Design for Context Understanding How User Context is Evolving
Design for Context: Understanding How User Context is Evolving
Fjord, the digital design consultancy, has just completed a white paper called "Design for Context: Understanding How User Context is Evol...
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eBay Give-A-Toy Store
eBay Give-A-Toy Store
eBay unveiled The Give-A-Toy Store in New York and San Francisco - eBay's latest innovation that makes it easy for shoppers to donate joy - and toys - via their mobile devices. ...
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The Escape Digital Domain Builds an Off-Kilter World for Carl Rinsch and Mercedes AR Campaign
The Escape: Digital Domain Builds an Off-Kilter World for Carl Rinsch and Mercedes' AR Campaign
Director Carl Rinsch, RSA and AMV BBDO teamed with Digital Domain to create a cinematic, off-kilter world...
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Bill Gates G20 Summit Speech Illustrated by Gentleman Scholar
Bill Gates G20 Summit Speech: Illustrated by Gentleman Scholar
Gentleman Scholar teamed with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in this spot for the G20 Summit in Cannes. The video illustrates Bill...
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Autodesk ForceEffect App for iPad
Autodesk ForceEffect App for iPad
Autodesk ForceEffect is a new mobile simulation app for iPad that allows engineers to quickly and easily simulate design options during the conceptual phase. ForceE...
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Anomaly Continues Global Expansion with Amsterdam Launch
Anomaly Continues Global Expansion with Amsterdam Launch
Following the continued growth of New York and successful launch in London, Anomaly has opened in Amsterdam, expanding its micro-network and off...
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Made for Each Other A Simple Solution to Soap
Made for Each Other: A Simple Solution to Soap
Simplehuman's classic line of "tools for efficient living" just expanded to a new collection of soap and sensor pump systems that are made for each other,...
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Faraday Curtain by LooppH
Faraday Curtain by Loop.pH
Commissioned for Bloomberg Philanthropy by art and design agency Arts Co, "Waste Not, Want It" is a series of specially commissioned art and design projects made almost entir...
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Artists and Arts Workers in the United States
Artists and Arts Workers in the United States
There are 2.1 million artists in the United States workforce, and a large portion of them - designers - contribute to industries whose products Americans u...
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Identitys Laurent Chanez Directs Unhate Short Film for Benetton
Identity's Laurent Chanez Directs Unhate Short Film for Benetton
Identity director Laurent Chanez completed a short film to kick off Benetton's new Unhate advertising campaign. The emotionally charg...
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MPC Digs Deep for Nintendo DS Fossil Fighters Champions
MPC Digs Deep for Nintendo DS Fossil Fighters Champions
MPC pulled off a stunning bit of 3D magic in a promo for Nintendo's Fossil Fighters Champions, a new game for the handheld DS videogame system. ...
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The 107 A Comfortable and Resilient Wooden Chair for Restaurants and Bistros
The 107: A Comfortable and Resilient Wooden Chair for Restaurants and Bistros
Designed by Robert Stadler for Thonet, The 107 chair is particularly suited for use in restaurants and cafes, thanks to an ...
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Series 7 Re-launch
Series 7 Re-launch
This winter, the iconic Arne Jacobsen design, will be brought back into its original form by Republic of Fritz Hansen in a series of nine new wood veneer variations, nine new lacquer...
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Senkai Londons Newest Modern Japanese-Inspired Restaurant
Senkai: London's Newest Modern Japanese-Inspired Restaurant
Senkai is London's first sustainably sourced modern Japanese-inspired restaurant and the newest addition to The Ignite Group. Its menu is ...
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The Green Overlay RIBA Outline Plan of Work Goes Green
The Green Overlay: RIBA Outline Plan of Work Goes Green
The greatest single challenge currently facing the construction industry is building low carbon buildings. To further ensure that we build as ...
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