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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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Vacheron Constantin - Exposition Universelle de Milan 2015

Vacheron Constantin - Exposition Universelle de Milan 2015 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Vacheron Constantin présentera l’exposition « Arts & Crafts & Design : Time according to ECAL and Swiss Craftsmen » dans le cadre du VIP Lounge du Pavillon Suisse de l’Exposition Universelle de Milan 2015 (1er mai au 31 octobre 2015) et dévoilée en avant-première dans le cadre du Salon international du meuble de Milan.

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Vacheron Constantin will present the exhibition " Arts & Crafts & Design: Time according to ECAL and Craftsmen " in the VIP Lounge of the Swiss Pavilion at the World Expo Milan 2015 ( 1 May to 31 October 2015) and unveiled in preview at the Milan Furniture Fair .
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ETH Zurich designers create pavilion out of beverage cartons

ETH Zurich designers create pavilion out of beverage cartons | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Architects and engineers from ETH Zurich university used waste material to create a vaulted pavilion for New York City's Ideas Festival

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Stop Suicide station is based on street-food stands

Stop Suicide station is based on street-food stands | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Aurélie Monet Kasisi has designed a mobile station based on street-food carts to travel around Switzerland as a promotional vehicle for suicide prevention.

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Rem Koolhaas: smart home technologies "potentially sinister"

Rem Koolhaas: smart home technologies "potentially sinister" | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Architect Rem Koolhaas has spoken out against the way technology is infiltrating buildings, saying it is "totally astonishing" that people are willing to sacrifice their privacy for convenience and describing the rise of smart systems as "potentially sinister".

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Julian Lechner turns old coffee grounds into reusable cups

Julian Lechner turns old coffee grounds into reusable cups | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Julian Lechner has combined used coffee grounds with natural glues to create a new material, and has designed a set of cups to demonstrate its potential.

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Jeppe Hein creates 18 whimsical installations in Brooklyn park

Jeppe Hein creates 18 whimsical installations in Brooklyn park | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Sculptural park benches and a maze constructed of mirrors are among the pieces by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featured in an outdoor exhibition in New York.

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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, May 21, 5:32 PM

Me recuerdan a las follies de Tschumi en La Villete, Paris.

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Can rolling be better than walking? Using the RocketSkates at CES 2015

Can rolling be better than walking? Using the RocketSkates at CES 2015 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

When I first heard about RocketSkates, I thought it was too good to be true: I've always dreamed of living in a Jetsons-inspired future world in which I propel myself to work with some sort of motorized contraption strapped to my feet. And it looks like I may get the opportunity.

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Wes Anderson designs retro Milan café for Prada

Wes Anderson designs retro Milan café for Prada | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The US director hopes his Bar Luce will prove to be a great place to spend some 'non-fictional' afternoons.

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Pavilion for Coachella music festival made from paper pulp

Pavilion for Coachella music festival made from paper pulp | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Ball-Nogues Studio created this pavilion that towered over music fans at this year's Coachella by blasting pigmented paper pulp over a string structure.

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Responsive street furniture tailors public spaces

Responsive street furniture tailors public spaces | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Prototypes of street furniture that aim to make the city more adaptable for disabled individuals are on show as part of the Designs of the Year exhibition.

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Kacper Hamilton's brass device depicts time as matter

Kacper Hamilton's brass device depicts time as matter | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

London designer Kacper Hamilton has created a complex sand-timer that uses weights to measure the passing of seconds and minutes.

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Design Academy Eindhoven students invite Milan to Eat Shit

Design Academy Eindhoven students invite Milan to Eat Shit | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Mummified poo and a Portaloo festooned with flowers were among the projects from Design Academy Eindhoven food design students during Milan design week.

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Bethan Laura Wood creates installation of oversized canapés

Bethan Laura Wood creates installation of oversized canapés | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Bethan Laura Wood has created an installation of giant canapé-shaped sculptures for the relaunch of a 1960s tableware collection cast from lettuce leaves.

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Erik Spiekermann scarves are printed like wearable graph paper

Erik Spiekermann scarves are printed like wearable graph paper | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

German typographer Erik Spiekermann has designed his first ever fashion collection – a range of scarves and pocket squares with a gridded design.

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Stilted playhouse features an internal slide and climbing frame

Stilted playhouse features an internal slide and climbing frame | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A stainless-steel slide curls down through the interior of this elevated playhouse in a New York meadow, which is topped by a crow's nest.

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ilima primary school in congo by MASS design group

ilima primary school in congo by MASS design group | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

boston-based studio MASS design group has completed 'ilima primary school' - its first conservation school in the rural congolese jungle village of ilima.

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Constantin Boym named head of industrial design at Pratt

Constantin Boym named head of industrial design at Pratt | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Constantin Boym has been selected to lead the industrial design department at one of America's leading design schools, the Pratt School of Design.

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Danish designer Jacob Jensen dies aged 89

Danish designer Jacob Jensen dies aged 89 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Danish industrial designer Jacob Jensen, best known for his work with audio product company Bang & Olufson, has dies aged 89.

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Steve Messam creates crimson bridge from 20'000 sheets of paper

Steve Messam creates crimson bridge from 20'000 sheets of paper | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

British artist Steve Messam has installed a weight-bearing bridge across a stream in the UK's Lake District using 20,000 sheets of bright red paper. Commissioned by the Lakes Culture tourism organisation, the Paperbridge is a self-supporting arch weighted on either side with steel gabions filled with local stone.

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Here's What Happened When A Neighborhood Decided To Ban Cars For A Month

Here's What Happened When A Neighborhood Decided To Ban Cars For A Month | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Two years ago, an average neighborhood in the South Korean city of Suwon embarked on a radical experiment: For one month, the neighborhood suddenly got rid of every car.

Called the Ecomobility Festival, it was created as a way to help the city move much more quickly to a low-carbon future by helping citizens get a visceral sense of how that future could look.

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Lab-grown materials form objects for Vivorium lifestyle concept

Lab-grown materials form objects for Vivorium lifestyle concept | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Ali Schachtschneider has imagined a future in which biologically grown materials are used to create objects that would become "extensions of the body".

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Check out Bike Balls: the world's crudest bike light

Check out Bike Balls: the world's crudest bike light | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Do you like your bike lights to shock and offend in equal measure? The inventors of Bike Balls are looking for funding on Kickstarter.

Easy to attach to your saddle rails, the Bike Balls act just like any other rear light, just in a novelty shape, with its inventors claiming the design provides greater visibility than other lights. Simply squeeze your balls (the ones on the bike) to turn the lights on.

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The Shoe That Grows

The Shoe That Grows | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The Shoe That Grows is an organization run through Because International focused on a need they saw around the world. The Shoe That Grows is a site that connects you with those who need shoes. This is no ordinary shoe, but rather a shoe that is custom made to grow and expand as the child grows older. Each shoe will last a child for 5 years.

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Super selfies

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Milan Salone 2015 – The #ECAL #PhotoBooth exhibition during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile explores how the selfie phenomenon has altered our modern-day perception of ourselves.

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Digital media is turning fairs into "a wild west" say designers

Digital media is turning fairs into "a wild west" say designers | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Leading designers have spoken out about the "awful" intrusion as visitors and journalists scramble to grab photos and interviews at design fairs.

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