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Transformations by Maarten de Ceulaer Presented by Fendi - Design/Miami

Transformations by Maarten de Ceulaer Presented by Fendi - Design/Miami | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

For the next edition of the ongoing Design Performance program at Design Miami, Fendi invited Belgian designer Maarten de Ceulaer to develop a project that responds to Fendi’s visual identity and the brand’s legacy of Modernist-inspired patterns and emblems.

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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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Fernando Abellanas hangs secret studio under a bridge in Valencia

Fernando Abellanas hangs secret studio under a bridge in Valencia | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Self-taught designer Fernando Abellanas has installed a covert studio beneath a graffiti-covered bridge in the Spanish city of Valencia.

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chiangmai life architects builds bamboo sports hall in thailand

chiangmai life architects builds bamboo sports hall in thailand | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

this bamboo sports hall for a school in thailand utilizes prefabricated trusses to span more than 17 meters without steel reinforcements or connections.

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This Airplane Gadget Makes Flying Long Distances In Coach Almost Bearable

This Airplane Gadget Makes Flying Long Distances In Coach Almost Bearable | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

It’s called Fly Legs Up. We tried it out on a recent flight from New York to London, and by Jove, it works.

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oerol festival's loud shadows joint project uses the dutch landscape as a natural stage

oerol festival's loud shadows joint project uses the dutch landscape as a natural stage | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

its purpose is to create an intimate place where dance and music is merged, and the perception of time is challenged.

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This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Climeworks carbon capture device will take the gas from the air and sell it or store it in the ground. Now we just need a few hundred thousand more–as quickly as possible.

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nravil's angular 'white line' house overlooks lively kazakh landscape

nravil's angular 'white line' house overlooks lively kazakh landscape | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

kazakhstan-based architecture firm, nravil, completes its elegant, monochromatic ’white line’ house overlooking the almaty cityscape.

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So, people are making clothes out of IKEA bags now

So, people are making clothes out of IKEA bags now | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it
The IKEA Frakta. The big, blue bag that is always there to share the load. Everybody has one stuffed away in a dark corner of their house, and while you may have been led to believe it only had one purpose, you’d be so wrong. The Frakta is having its fashion moment.
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iftach gazit’s ready meals for the homeless can be cooked at the laundrette

iftach gazit’s ready meals for the homeless can be cooked at the laundrette | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

influenced by sous vide cooking, iftach gazit's meals are enclosed in a waterproof tyvek vacuum bag and can be made in a washing machine with your laundry.

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taller KEN populates madero café in guatemala with tropical planting

taller KEN populates madero café in guatemala with tropical planting | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

conceived by taller KEN, madero café's vibrant interior is layered with textures and colors, forming an oasis-like escape from the outside world.

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Breast cancer detection bra designed by Mexican teen gets top inventors' prize

Breast cancer detection bra designed by Mexican teen gets top inventors' prize | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Julian Rios Cantu was inspired by his mother’s struggles as she repeatedly battled the disease.

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Austeja Platukyte designs biodegradable alternative to plastic

Austeja Platukyte designs biodegradable alternative to plastic | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Vilnius Academy of Arts graduate Austeja Platukyte has designed a range of eco-friendly, waterproof packaging that could replace non-biodegradable plastic.

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Skyscraper competition proposal involves erecting towers within world's largest trees

Skyscraper competition proposal involves erecting towers within world's largest trees | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A conceptual scheme by a team of South Korean designers calls for inserting towers within the hollowed-out trunks of giant sequoias in the western US.

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We Could Be on the Threshold of a New Era of Color Science

We Could Be on the Threshold of a New Era of Color Science | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

New insights on the role of color in animals could lead to innovation in fields as varied as clothing design and the security industry.

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Giulia Tomasello's home-grown pad balances vaginal flora

Giulia Tomasello's home-grown pad balances vaginal flora | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Central Saint Martins student Giula Tomasello's Future Flora kit lets women grow and harvest living cultures that can support intimate health.

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Shinsegae opens 50,000-title library at Coex

Shinsegae opens 50,000-title library at Coex | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The newly opened Starfield Library in Seoul is so big that one may well be reminded of how Belle must have felt when she first set foot inside the Beast’s library in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Shinsegae Property officially opened the large-scale library in Starfield Coex Mall on Wednesday, featuring some 50,000 books placed on towering two-story bookshelves.

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luxury camping pod concept influenced by mini cooper's F60 countryman

luxury camping pod concept influenced by mini cooper's F60 countryman | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

advertizing company anomaly in collaboration with bitlens studio, create a weather-sealed luxury camping pod influenced by mini cooper's F60 countryman.

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"Apple's new campus sucks" according to Wired magazine

"Apple's new campus sucks" according to Wired magazine | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Foster + Partners' Apple Park is an "anachronism wrapped in glass" that ignores its city context, claims a review published by technology magazine Wired.

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Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Bike would generate clean air as you pedal

Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Bike would generate clean air as you pedal | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled the next concept in his Smog Free Project – a bicycle that would inhale polluted air, clean it, and release it.

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Minimalist Light Phone is designed to be used as little as possible

Minimalist Light Phone is designed to be used as little as possible | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Designers Joe Hollier and Kaiwei Tang have designed a mobile phone that intentionally lacks features, in hopes of encouraging users to disconnect.

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Moontopia competition-winners show nine visions for lunar architecture

Moontopia competition-winners show nine visions for lunar architecture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Nine space-age designs have been revealed as the winners of the Moontopia competition, which asked architects and designers to visualise life on the moon.

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japan’s ferrari-designed luxury sleeper train takes its maiden voyage

japan’s ferrari-designed luxury sleeper train takes its maiden voyage | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

japan’s champagne-colored fancy sleeper train, the train suite shiki-shima, has been dubbed the world’s most luxurious mode of public transport.

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the elbow clip-on cassette player is a turntable tonearm for tapes

the elbow clip-on cassette player is a turntable tonearm for tapes | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

a portable cassette player reduced to the core, elbow gets rid of the plastic casing usually found on a tape player and strips it back to a single pulley.

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MIT Self-Assembly Lab's Rapid Liquid Printing technology produces furniture in minutes

MIT Self-Assembly Lab's Rapid Liquid Printing technology produces furniture in minutes | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

MIT researchers have developed a revolutionary new form of 3D printing that can produce large objects in a fraction of the time of regular printers.

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Ferrari design team creates Cockpit office chair for Poltrona Frau

Ferrari design team creates Cockpit office chair for Poltrona Frau | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Ferrari's design team has created an office chair for Italian brand Poltrona Frau that resembles the driver's seat of a sports car.

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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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