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PineStack - Stacking toy

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PineStack is a redesign of a classic stacking tower. It challenges the child development on several levels and strengthens fine motor skills, gross motor skills and the child's ability to distinguish color and details.
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ÉCAL's The Future Sausage exhibition explores alternatives to meat consumption

ÉCAL's The Future Sausage exhibition explores alternatives to meat consumption | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A molecular chef, a master butcher and a designer from Swiss university ÉCAL will explore alternatives for future meat consumption at Milan design week.

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around the corner grain building in japan by eureka studio

around the corner grain building in japan by eureka studio | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

tokyo-based eureka studio has completed a seven-unit apartment complex in the saitama city of japan with uneven building morphologies.

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shigeru ban's disaster relief shelters go on view in sydney

shigeru ban's disaster relief shelters go on view in sydney | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

two disaster relief shelters designed by shigeru ban have been constructed in the courtyard garden of sydney's sherman contemporary art foundation (SCAF).

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ÉCAL students blur the boundaries between art and design with Milan exhibition

ÉCAL students blur the boundaries between art and design with Milan exhibition | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

ÉCAL's fine art and industrial design students have come together to put on an exhibition that explores the "grey zone" between the two practices.

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Andrea Ponti models chair series on Hong Kong's urban architecture

Andrea Ponti models chair series on Hong Kong's urban architecture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Italian designer Andrea Ponti's Shadows in the Windows chairs are line-drawn versions of window seats that reference Hong Kong's architectural landscape.

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These kids build tiny houses, chicken coops — and life skills

These kids build tiny houses, chicken coops — and life skills | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A new curriculum makes design-build projects into a part of every student’s education.

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H3T architects' 'flying black house' looms beneath a bridge

H3T architects' 'flying black house' looms beneath a bridge | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

a hidden ladder in the snow offers passersby the possibility to climb up and discover what lies inside - if they dare.

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LEGO tape turns virtually any surface into a toy brick building base

LEGO tape turns virtually any surface into a toy brick building base | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

design studio nimuno has come up with a LEGO compatible tape that turns everyday surfaces into toy brick building bases.

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Netflix's "Abstract: The Art of Design" Demystifies Design

Netflix's "Abstract: The Art of Design" Demystifies Design | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A new series from Netflix attempts to avoid the tropes of "serious" design documentaries with playful profiles about the luminaries of modern design.

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Shaker style is back again as designers celebrate "the first minimalists"

Shaker style is back again as designers celebrate "the first minimalists" | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The Shakers are on the verge of extinction following the death of one of its last members. So why is their austere style having yet another revival?

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precarious 'tip-box' pavilion offers vertigo-inducing views of the mountains

precarious 'tip-box' pavilion offers vertigo-inducing views of the mountains | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

christophe benichou has envisioned a precariously-balanced pavilion set on the edge of a rocky cliff that suspends viewers above the montpellier mountains.

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harvard builds cross-functional metamaterial that could reinvent prototyping for designers

harvard builds cross-functional metamaterial that could reinvent prototyping for designers | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

harvard researchers have created a framework to design reconfigurable metamaterials, which contain multiple functions and easily switch between them.

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world's first non-rectangular football field built in thailand

world's first non-rectangular football field built in thailand | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

the world's first non-rectangular football field has been constructed in the community of khlong toei, a densely populated area of bangkok, thailand.

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Ikea Had a Great Reaction to Balenciaga Making a $2,145 Version of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag

Ikea Had a Great Reaction to Balenciaga Making a $2,145 Version of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The designers at Balenciaga must be big Ikea fans, because the French fashion house just unveiled a fancy new leather bag that looks strikingly like Ikea’s famous blue tote—though the price tag looks a whole lot different.

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circular runway allows planes to take off and land in all directions

circular runway allows planes to take off and land in all directions | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

dutch scientist henk hesselink's 'endless runway' be used in all wind conditions, by allowing planes to take off and land at any given point on the circle.

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What Happens When You Let Students Design Hotel Furniture

What Happens When You Let Students Design Hotel Furniture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Boutique and luxury hotels often pay careful attention to the furniture in each room. Instead of generic stuff that looks like it came from the clearance section of Wayfair, they give guests name-brand beds, nightstands, desks, and chairs. The functions are more or less the same, but they come in a prettier shell. For Salone del Mobile, the annual furniture fair in Milan, industrial design students at ECAL created a collection of hospitality furniture that’s dramatically different–equal parts clever, bizarre, and inventive.

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15 must-see exhibitions and installations at this year's Milan design week

15 must-see exhibitions and installations at this year's Milan design week | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

With Milan design week just around the corner, we've sifted through the hundreds of invitations in our inboxes to create this guide.

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Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards 

Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards  | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Our 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the world to find the most innovative ideas to make the world better.

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wander workshop crafts sleek, brass leverage bottle openers

wander workshop crafts sleek, brass leverage bottle openers | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

designers mike boylan and danielle pecora from wander workshop create three leverage bottle openers out of solid brass.

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ollie by RockPaperRobot transforms into a chair by the pull of a string

ollie by RockPaperRobot transforms into a chair by the pull of a string | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

the ollie chair metamorphosis is possible thanks to the use of tambour —a flexible surface made of wood slats adhered to a textile canvas.

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Stella McCartney and Adidas unveil Parley Ultra Boost X trainers made from ocean plastic

Stella McCartney and Adidas unveil Parley Ultra Boost X trainers made from ocean plastic | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Adidas and Stella McCartney have revealed a new version of the Ultra Boost trainer that features an upper made from plastic recovered from the sea.

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Moisés Hernández designs minimal dip-dyed versions of tropical birds

Moisés Hernández designs minimal dip-dyed versions of tropical birds | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Mexican designer Moisés Hernández's dipped his Immersed Birds collection in coloured water to recreate the "glowing" plumage of tropical species.

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Design Indaba's Festival of creativity 2017

Design Indaba's Festival of creativity 2017 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

DESIGN INDABA is an annual design festival in Cape Town running from 1 to 3 March 2017. The event includes conferences, installations, music, film and food.

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la fabrica- ricardo bofill's time capsule factory renovation

la fabrica- ricardo bofill's time capsule factory renovation | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

built from an architecturally-evolving cement factory from WWI, la fabrica takes on new life as the renovated studio and home of ricardo bofill.

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This woman knits giant masterpieces in a single sitting

This woman knits giant masterpieces in a single sitting | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Anne Galante uses her obsession for a powerful performance art piece. She knits giant masterpieces in a single sitting.

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