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Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier

Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect declared, “A house is a machine for living in."
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Chess

Chess | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Much more than a game, it is an alternative history of humanity – and an eternal design
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james turrell skyspace continues to awe visitors to beijing

james turrell skyspace continues to awe visitors to beijing | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
originally constructed in 2012, james turrell's first skyspace in china becomes a daily coalescence of the vast sky, its light, and everything in between.
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There Is No Word In The English Language For This Gorgeous Color 

There Is No Word In The English Language For This Gorgeous Color  | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Go ahead and try to describe it
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swarovski designers of the future innovatively interpret crystal at design miami/ basel 2017

swarovski designers of the future innovatively interpret crystal at design miami/ basel 2017 | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
the swarovski designers of the future award winners – jimenez lai, marjan van aubel and takt project – are set to present their work at design miami/ basel.
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Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92

Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92 | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract housing in the '50s and '60—passed away this past Monday, June 5.
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Logitech Wins Record-Breaking Nine IDA 2016 Awards

The International Design Awards recognized Logitech with nine product design awards in 2016 across several categories, including smart home, video col
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BASF releases ‘Material Selection 17/18’

BASF releases ‘Material Selection 17/18’ | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
BASF has released its second yearly trend book, offering a global perspective on trends and materials.
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The Best of ICFF, and More: Part Two of Our (Massive) NYCxDesign Roundup - Sight Unseen

The Best of ICFF, and More: Part Two of Our (Massive) NYCxDesign Roundup - Sight Unseen | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Just 10 years ago we used to tell people it wasn't worth visiting, but New York Design Week has officially, and unequivocally, arrived.
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Design Futures | Nike’s Next Generation Footwear Meets Next-Gen Tech

Design Futures | Nike’s Next Generation Footwear Meets Next-Gen Tech | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Nike has always had audacious ambitions to drive innovation, enhance the performance of athletes and propel the future of modern sport. At Dell EMC
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Gaudí's first built house set to open to public for first time

Gaudí's first built house set to open to public for first time | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
The first house completed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, Casa Vicens, will open to the public this autumn following a major restoration
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An AI invented a bunch of new paint colors that are hilariously wrong

An AI invented a bunch of new paint colors that are hilariously wrong | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Let’s just say this neural network won’t make you fear the robot uprising.
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London Design Festival announces installations for 2017

London Design Festival announces installations for 2017 | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
A "building block castle" by Camille Walala is among the 400 events prepped to take place at this year's London Design Festival.
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How the Internet Killed Squares – The Ringer

How the Internet Killed Squares – The Ringer | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Twitter’s redesign reinforces the internet’s shape preferences
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No Designer Necessary – Algorithm Designs Seven Million Unique Nutella Labels

No Designer Necessary – Algorithm Designs Seven Million Unique Nutella Labels | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Nutella "hired" an algorithm, usurping the traditional role of a designer to create limited-edition packaging design with seven million versions.
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The Alchemy of Color and Chemical Change in Medieval Manuscripts

Some of the most vivid pigments in medieval manuscripts were manufactured through alchemy, an experimental practice that predates modern chemistry. Today
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adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste

adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Sportswear brand adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil, a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel, to use the company’s 100% regenerated Econyl fibre in the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range.
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If You Care About Cities, Apple's New Headquarters Sucks

If You Care About Cities, Apple's New Headquarters Sucks | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
The architecture and design of the years-in-the-making Apple Park are brilliant. How it fits into the world around it? Not so much.
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The Top Industrial Design Schools in Europe and the U.K. - Azure Magazine

When it comes to shaping the next generation of innovators and thinkers in design, these are the top industrial design schools in Europe and the U.K.
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ICFF 2017: Decoration over Design

ICFF 2017: Decoration over Design | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Interior designers have fought against the label ‘decorators’, but American product designers seem more than happy to fulfil that role.
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"Interesting" is EVERYTHING, for me, and "interesting" + "beautiful" is even better.
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"Before Boisbuchet: Slow Down and Art at Centre Pompidou" | Domaine de Boisbuchet

"Before Boisbuchet: Slow Down and Art at Centre Pompidou" | Domaine de Boisbuchet | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Instituto Campana Ian Diesendruck) + Belas Artes University (Bruna Beatriz Petrarca) "Design Material for Play" July 2nd – 8th 2017 The
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Strain-Relief: Design Tips for Durability and Aesthetic Appeal - Core77

Strain-Relief: Design Tips for Durability and Aesthetic Appeal  - Core77 | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
You reach over to plug in your phone, and you feel that spark – and not in a good "I love this product!" kind of way. The wire is broken, and yet another charging cable is about to make its way to a landfill, while you have to make a
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mixed materials metal glass stone automotive color trim

mixed materials metal glass stone automotive color trim | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
mixed materials metal glass stone automotive color trim is becoming a trend in interior design and slowly coming to automotive design industry.
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Top designers predict how we'll live in 2066

Top designers predict how we'll live in 2066 | levin's linkblog: Design Channel | Scoop.it
Today's leading design thinkers, makers, movers and shakers present products and predictions for life in 2066.
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