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louis vuitton: foldable furniture + travel accessories at designmiami

louis vuitton: foldable furniture + travel accessories at designmiami | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it
the luxury brand worked with various designers such as maarten baas, patricia urquiola, nendo’s oki sato, atelier oi and christian liaigre to conceive 16 pieces - including hanging chairs, lamps, foldable furniture and travel accessories.
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Swiss Federal Design Awards - Prix suisses de design 2015

Swiss Federal Design Awards - Prix suisses de design 2015 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Swiss designers are eligible to take part in the Swiss Design Competition. The Federal Design Commission appoints the jury. It is assisted by prominent experts.
Since 2012 the age limit of 40 has been lifted.
The competition will take place in two rounds. In the first round the participants will submit a dossier to the jury. The selected competitors will then be invited to take part in a second round in which they will present their work. On this occasion the jury will name the prize winners. The total prize money is 25,000 francs. Some 18 prizes are awarded each year.

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These ridiculously tough socks are made from a material that’s stronger than steel

These ridiculously tough socks are made from a material that’s stronger than steel | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

You know those cut-proof gloves that have stretchy sock-like material on the back, but texturized rubber dots on the palm? FYFs are almost exactly the same, but made for your feet instead of your hands.

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mobile domed bridge splits in half to form both separate and shared spaces

mobile domed bridge splits in half to form both separate and shared spaces | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

at duisburg-ruhrort five artists have installed 'nomanslanding' for the annual ruhrtriennale festival.

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INDEX: award 2015 winners revealed

INDEX: award 2015 winners revealed | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

the INDEX award 2015 winners have been announced, acknowledging those projects that have enabled design as a tool to address our world's biggest challenges.

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Zelf Koelman's Ferrolic clock tells time with magnetic ferrofluid

Zelf Koelman's Ferrolic clock tells time with magnetic ferrofluid | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

This clock by Dutch designer Zelf Koelman spells out the time with magnetised fluid under the control of electromagnets.

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Stealth Wear

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Adam Harvey in an artist in NYC exploring the future impacts of new technologies. He currently workds as the creative director at Undisclosed in NYC.

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Anna Herrmann's 50 Den chair is made from old tights

Anna Herrmann's 50 Den chair is made from old tights | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

University of Applied Sciences Aachen student Anna Herrmann has made a chair by weaving pairs of laddered tights onto a steel frame.

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Project Jacquard

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Google’s ATAP unit launched Project Jacquard, the group’s effort to develop the technology that could soon make interactive textiles not just a novelty, but something that the global fashion industry could adopt.

Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms.

Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces.

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Justin McGuirk appointed Design Museum chief curator

Justin McGuirk appointed Design Museum chief curator | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

British writer and critic Justin McGuirk is joining London's Design Museum as chief curator this month.

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WalkCar transports passengers on a laptop-sized board

WalkCar transports passengers on a laptop-sized board | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A Japanese inventor has developed the "world's smallest electric car" – an aluminium board with wheels that carries a passenger like a Segway.

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Alessi to launch Pulcina coffee maker by Michele de Lucchi

Alessi to launch Pulcina coffee maker by Michele de Lucchi | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A ribbed aluminium coffee moka by Italian designer and Memphis Group founding member Michele De Lucchi will launch during London Design Festival 2015.

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Lanzavecchia + Wai's cooking set uses the sun to barbecue

Lanzavecchia + Wai's cooking set uses the sun to barbecue | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Lanzavecchia + Wai has created an outdoor furniture set with a lens designed to concentrate sunlight onto a grilling plate to barbecue food.

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This Company Raised $86 Million To Revolutionize The Tired, Boring World Of Socks

This Company Raised $86 Million To Revolutionize The Tired, Boring World Of Socks | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Stance has a state-of-the-art facility, a new deal with the NBA, lots of celebrity love, and a mission to lead a category left for dead.

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Décadrages' BedUp lifts up to the ceiling when not in use

Décadrages' BedUp lifts up to the ceiling when not in use | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Instead of folding against a wall, the space-saving BedUp by Décadrages can be hoisted up to the ceiling to create more room in studio apartments.

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An Innovative Solution To Menstrual Hygiene In Developing Countries

An Innovative Solution To Menstrual Hygiene In Developing Countries | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Meet Flo, an affordable, modular "period kit" that allows girls in impoverished countries to wash, dry, and store their reusable sanitary pads.

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pola clapés sigh collection for small balconies

pola clapés sigh collection for small balconies | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

using a simple system based on a hook, the line includes five different products including a plant hanger, clothes line, and three tables of various sizes.

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SmartHalo combines navigation and alarm system for cyclists

SmartHalo combines navigation and alarm system for cyclists | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Canadian company CycleLabs has launched SmartHalo for bicycles, which is designed to help navigate and track routes as well as defend against thieves.

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Preview: Beijing Design Week 2015

Preview: Beijing Design Week 2015 | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Generously backed by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, and Ministry of Culture since its first edition in 2009, Beijing Design Week (BJDW) has grown into a firm fixture on the city’s cultural calendar. More than just a trade show or product marketing platform, BJDW is, in the words of its Italian-born creative director Beatrice Leanza, “a living ecosystem of productive relations among various local and international stakeholders, from government planners to public and private organizations as well as individual entrepreneurs and citizens.

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santiago cirugeda prescribes urban recipes for ailing societies

santiago cirugeda prescribes urban recipes for ailing societies | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

while economic recession and hardship strikes cities all over the world, a new breed of architect is responding with bespoke projects aiming to better communities.

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Onean launches electric jet boards for waveless surfing

Onean launches electric jet boards for waveless surfing | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Spanish surf brand Onean has unveiled two almost-silent electric boards that make waveless surfing a possibility.

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Hermès Editeur - Julio Le Parc

Hermès Editeur - Julio Le Parc | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

For the past few years, Hermès has been offering a unique sensory experience with a special series of its iconic silk squares designed by some of the great artists of our time, from Josef Albers to Daniel Buren. More recently, Hiroshi Sugimoto, with his “shadow colors,” brought us the Tokyo dawns he captured every morning with his Polaroid camera. The series was exhibited at the 2013 Rencontres d’Arles.

For the 4th edition, Julio Le Parc, a major artist whose work has been featured recently at the Palais de Tokyo and the Grand palais, has taken the French manufacturer’s silk square and composed an ode to color with “Variations autour de La Longue Marche.”

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Studio Ayaskan's Growth plant pot expands with its occupant

Studio Ayaskan's Growth plant pot expands with its occupant | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

RCA graduates Begum and Bike Ayaskan designed a plant pot made from an origami form enabling it to unfold and offer space for the plant's roots as they grow.

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SOAK textile spray changes colour to warn of dehydration

SOAK textile spray changes colour to warn of dehydration | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Paulien Routs has worked with conceptual design studio Droog to develop a spray for activewear that monitors hydration levels by reacting to wearers' sweat.

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6 Couples Who Are Shaping Contemporary Design

6 Couples Who Are Shaping Contemporary Design | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The history of modern and contemporary design cannot be told without couples. It begins at the turn of the 20th century with Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacDonald—two founding members of The Four, the iconic Glasgow School collective that pioneered Art Nouveau’s distinctively industrial armature. The narrative continues through the mid-1900s with the rise of famous duos like Charles and Ray Eames, Aline and Eero Saarinen, and Florence and Hans Knoll, who are remembered for their landmark contributions to architecture and design.Click here to edit the title

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Solar-powered car designed to travel 1,000km on one charge

Solar-powered car designed to travel 1,000km on one charge | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Eindhoven student team create Stella Lux – a solar-powered car designed to run for more than 1,000 kilometres on a single charge.

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Li Edelkoort introduces hybrid design to Parsons

Li Edelkoort introduces hybrid design to Parsons | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The education system fails to reflect the way creative people work says Li Edelkoort, who is introducing a department of hybrid design at Parsons in New York.

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