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DesignMiami/ Designer of the Year Award

DesignMiami/ Designer of the Year Award | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Design Miami/ is proud to announce that Brooklyn-based Acconci Studio has been selected as the 2012 Designer of the Year.

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Petit Pli – Clothes that grow with your child

Petit Pli – Clothes that grow with your child | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Children grow 7 sizes in their first 2 years on Earth and this equates to a lot of wasted clothing. Petit Pli’s versatile waterproof shells are pleated in such a way that they can grow bi-directionally to custom fit a large range of sizes.

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Eight designs that could help reduce global pollution

Eight designs that could help reduce global pollution | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

As pollution continues to pose a serious threat to the world's population, we've rounded up eight designs that attempt to clean up our air and oceans.

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Mos(Kit)O by ENSCI Les Ateliers at WantedDesign Brooklyn 

Mos(Kit)O by ENSCI Les Ateliers at WantedDesign Brooklyn  | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

ENSCI–Les Ateliers (École nationale supérieure de création industrielle) a French design school located in Paris, brought a double exhibition to WantedDesign. Diplorama showcases the final thesis projects of 27 students, while Mos(Kit)O focuses on an award-winning collaborative project by a multidisciplinary team in conjunction with the Paris Pasteur Institute.

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herzog & de meuron plans kinderspital children's hospital in zurich

herzog & de meuron plans kinderspital children's hospital in zurich | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

herzog & de meuron is set to start construction work on its first building in zurich after plans were approved for a 200-bed children's hospital.

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British Fashion Council launches climate change initiative

British Fashion Council launches climate change initiative | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The British Fashion Council will today announce Fashion Switch, a partnership designed to encourage brands to commit to switching to green energy providers by 2020 that has received backing from Vivienne Westwood and London mayor Sadiq Khan.



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One of those 10-20 buildings per decade that are truly remarkable

One of those 10-20 buildings per decade that are truly remarkable | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

In this week's comments update, readers lavished praise on Thomas Heatherwick's recently completed Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.

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19 designers reinterpret one of Kvadrat's most popular fabrics

19 designers reinterpret one of Kvadrat's most popular fabrics | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Kvadrat has invited 19 designers to "rethink the use" of its popular Canvas textile, as part of an exhibition at this year's London Design Festival.

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Virgil Abloh reconstructs 10 of Nike's most iconic sneakers

Virgil Abloh reconstructs 10 of Nike's most iconic sneakers | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has teamed up with Nike to release a limited collection of ten redesigned footwear classics from its extensive archive.

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Finalists of Dezeen and Samsung's €30,000 TV stand design competition revealed

Finalists of Dezeen and Samsung's €30,000 TV stand design competition revealed | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The final designs in Dezeen and Samsung's TV stand design competition include one that doubles as a plant pot and another as a clothes rack.

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How A Burning Man Camp Project Became A Multimillion-Dollar Business

How A Burning Man Camp Project Became A Multimillion-Dollar Business | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Thousands of $1,500 Shiftpod shelters have been sold, and are being used in disaster relief areas globally. Now the company has its own cryptocurrency.

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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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Good Design for a Bad World talks by Marcus Fairs (Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, 21-22 October 2017)

Good Design for a Bad World talks by Marcus Fairs (Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, 21-22 October 2017) | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it
Called Good Design for a Bad World, the project will kick off with a series of panel discussions at Dutch Design Week (DDW) in Eindhoven later this month.
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ETH zürich crafts ultra-thin curved concrete roof

ETH zürich crafts ultra-thin curved concrete roof | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

researchers from ETH zürich successfully build a prototype of an ultra-thin, curved concrete roof using innovative digital design and fabrication methods.

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Future living and design democracy with IKEA’s research lab, SPACE10

Future living and design democracy with IKEA’s research lab, SPACE10 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

If IKEA can be credited with bringing design to the world, then SPACE10 has our future in its hands. Founded in November 2015 as an external think-tank for IKEA, the Copenhagen research lab is dedicated to exploring how humankind might live in the next few decades – information that is then fed back to IKEA in myriad forms. 

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Red Cross launches drone relief programme

Red Cross launches drone relief programme | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The American Red Cross is to use drone technology to assess the damage caused to Houston by Hurricane Harvey. The programme will be the first drone disaster-relief program in the US, with the Cypher drone used tethered to a generator to enable it to operate for long periods of time.

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Recycled baths and TV screens feature in Ready Made Go 3 collection

Recycled baths and TV screens feature in Ready Made Go 3 collection | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Michael Marriott, James Shaw and Soft Baroque have favoured recycled materials for Ready Made Go 2017 collection, presented during London Design Festival.

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Polaroid Originals pays homage to "one of the most iconic cameras"

Polaroid Originals pays homage to "one of the most iconic cameras" | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

An independent company dedicated to analogue instant photography has rebranded itself as Polaroid Originals, and launched its first new camera.

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Benjamin Hubert aims to disrupt the tech market with new brand Nolii

Benjamin Hubert aims to disrupt the tech market with new brand Nolii | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Benjamin Hubert and Asad Hamir have launched a new electronic accessories brand, which they hope will rid us of "chaotic cords and broken cables".

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burning man 2017 art installations and architecture

burning man 2017 art installations and architecture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

as the artists ready their work for burning man 2017, we preview a few art installation and architecture highlights from this year's event.

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wave of buckets floods mextropolis architecture festival in mexico city

wave of buckets floods mextropolis architecture festival in mexico city | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

factor eficiencia and 5468796 architecture creates the 'one bucket at a time' pavilion for the liberation of public spaces from ‘viene viene’ entrepreneurs.

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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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