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Talent pool.

Talent pool.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Winning Australian proposal for 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale exhibition announced.

The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winning proposal for Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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Notable work required.

Notable work required.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Nominations sought for Australian ‘Distinctive Work’ award.

CHASS Australia (Council for the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences) is inviting DIA Members to enter for its 2015 CHASS Australia ‘Distinctive Work’ Prize, which carries a cash award of $3500.

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Let there be cordless light.

Let there be cordless light.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

New ‘wireless’ lights on the threshold of reality.

The ugly truth about beautifully designed table and standard lamps is that they’re always shackled to a nearby power socket by an unsightly and cumbersome power cord.

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An appetite for change.

An appetite for change.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

IKEA and industrial design students present a possible glimpse of a future kitchen.

IKEA, IDEO and industrial design students at Lund University and Eindhoven University of Technology have collaborated to design a concept for a possible future kitchen in 2025.

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Bean there, drunk that.

Bean there, drunk that.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

‘Interesting’ new coffee cup design honours the original coffee discoverers.

No one knows with any certainty, but the legend of coffee is that it was discovered in the ninth century by goats in Ethiopia – or rather, their goatherder ‘discovered’ it.

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Grooving up slowly.

Grooving up slowly.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Google releases a new interactive site designed for Abbey Road fans.

Google Creative Labs has commissioned an interactive online site to enable music fans to take a virtual walk through London’s famous Abbey Road Studios.

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A glimpse into the future.

A glimpse into the future.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Milan Expo opening in weeks – and most of the pavilions are unfinished.

The opening of the Milan Expo, which runs for six months from May 1st to 31st October 2015, is just a couple of weeks away, and according to several reports, a large number of the exhibition’s pavilions are highly unlikely to be finished in time for the opening.

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‘We didn’t know what we were doing.’

‘We didn’t know what we were doing.’

Monday, 20 April 2015

Noted graphic designer talks about his early work.

Famous New York graphic designer and artist Milton Glaser, the creator of the ‘I ? NY’ logo (which he created in the back of a taxi), stars in a short video clip commissioned for The New York Times in which he talks about his obsession with drawing and his early graphic design work.

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Beyond The New.

Beyond The New.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Leading Dutch industrial designer calls for a return to quality instead of profit.

Hella Jongerius is a Dutch industrial designer and art director whose list of clients includes such names as KLM, Vitra, Maharam, Royal Tichelaar Makkum, and Nymphenburg.

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Stepping out.

Stepping out.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Architects and designers create 3D-printed shoes.

The Milan 2015 Design Week is currently on and footwear brand United Nude – which specialises in high heels – is exhibiting the results of inviting five famous architects and designers to help create a collection of radically vertical, 3D-printed shoes made out of nylon and rubber.

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