18 Oct 2017

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Maury Island Cabin by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

Maury Island Cabin by Hoedemaker PfeifferHoedemaker Pfeiffer recently renovated a cabin on Maury Island, Washington. The place was a former shipbuilder's cabin and had become a hodgepodge of decorative eras with peeling linoleum flooring, multiple roofs, chipped paint, and pink plywood walls.stats

18 Oct 2017 11:58am GMT

De Vorm Unveils Nook Lounge Chair

De Vorm Unveils Nook Lounge ChairDe Vorm has unveiled Nook, a PET Felt Lounge Chair created for hotel lobby's, break-out areas, residential projects or waiting areas.stats

18 Oct 2017 11:20am GMT

Arup Team Up with Goldfinger Factory to Launch Circular Economy Design Range for Home and Office

Arup Team Up with Goldfinger Factory to Launch Circular Economy Design Range for Home and OfficeGoldfinger Factory teamed up with Arup to launch a new circular economy product range for the home and office this September to coincide with London Design Festival 2017.stats

18 Oct 2017 8:07am GMT

16 Oct 2017

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Hart & Jones Design a Break with Tradition: A New Whisky That Talks About Flavour

Hart and Jones Design a Break with Tradition - A New Whisky That Talks About FlavourHart & Jones have set about challenging the uncompromisingly masculine codes of the whisky category, with their branding and packaging design for a new London finished, peated English Whisky.stats

16 Oct 2017 9:11am GMT

Carter Wong Transforms Brand Identities for Global B2B Fisheries Firm Norebo

Carter Wong Transforms Brand Identities for Global B2B Fisheries Firm NoreboCarter Wong recently designed new identities for two of Norebo's sub-brands. Working in collaboration with a team of handpicked creative specialists, Carter Wong has delivered an end-to-end project, encompassing initial strategy and naming, fresh branding and a new look and feel for the Atlantika and Ocean Trawlers brands.stats

16 Oct 2017 6:10am GMT

National Infrastructure Commission Reveals Finalists for Cambridge to Oxford Connection Ideas Competition

National Infrastructure Commission Reveals Finalists for Cambridge to Oxford Connection Ideas CompetitionThe National Infrastructure Commission and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the four final design concepts for The Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition.stats

16 Oct 2017 5:43am GMT

International Design Forum Chengdu 2017

International Design Forum Chengdu 2017Bringing together leading design experts for an insight about Industry 4.0, Design Trends and the Future of (Design) Education, the International Design Forum Chengdu by iF (IDF) will be held at Crystal Ballroom, Century City International Conference Center, Chengdu, China, on November 10, 2017.stats

16 Oct 2017 5:21am GMT

15 Oct 2017

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British Council for Offices Announces Finalists of Imagining the Office of 2035 Ideas Competition

British Council for Offices Announces Finalists of Imagining the Office of 2035 Ideas CompetitionThe British Council for Offices (BCO) has announced the three finalists in its NextGen ideas competition.stats

15 Oct 2017 10:47pm GMT

Nick Leith-Smith and Forward Associates Deliver New Dining Destination at Villa Park

Nick Leith-Smith and Forward Associates Deliver New Dining Destination at Villa ParkNick Leith-Smith and Forward Associates have recently completed the new Directors Club - a 180-seat, fine-dining restaurant at Aston Villa.stats

15 Oct 2017 10:29pm GMT

Lille Metropole Named World Design Capital 2020

Lille Metropole Named World Design Capital 2020The World Design Organization (WDO) has named Lille, France as the 2020 World Design Capital. The city won the title for the effective use of design to drive economic, social, cultural, and environmental development.stats

15 Oct 2017 9:49pm GMT

06 Nov 2011

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Born on November 6: Jean Louis Charles Garnier

The Paris Opéra in FranceFrench architect Jean Louis Charles Garnier was born on November 6, 1825. Inspired by Roman pageantry, Garnier wanted ...

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Architecture Updates: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2011

Postmodernism, house plans, and New Orleans captured our attention this week. Updated material includes:

04 Nov 2011 10:30am GMT

The Dawn of Deco

King Tutankhamen Archaeologist Howard Carter thrilled the world when, on November 4, 1922, he discovered steps leading down to the ancient tomb of King Tutankhamen. Soon a fascination for Egypt found expression ...

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02 Nov 2011

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Before You Buy House Plans

Your dream home may be tucked away in a catalog, just waiting for you to build. But how do you find the perfect plan? And, even more importantly, how can ...

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01 Nov 2011

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Celebrating Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel Frescoes by Michelangelo
On November 1, 1512, Michelangelo's frescoes on the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome were first shown to the public. The Renaissance artist Michelangelo spent four years painting ...

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31 Oct 2011

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Born on Halloween: Richard Morris Hunt

Astors' Beechwood copyright © John W. Corbett Gilded Age architect Richard Morris Hunt was born on October 31, 1827. Living during an era when American business leaders amassed huge fortunes, Richard Morris Hunt became known for designing ...

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29 Oct 2011

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Hollywood's Haunted Houses

Photo: Second Empire House What is it about the Second Empire style? These tall houses with their high mansard roofs are the favored setting for spooky movies like Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. But when French ...

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28 Oct 2011

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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. Designed by French sculptor Frederic ...

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28 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT

Birth of the Arch

Gateway Arch in St. Louis - Image from ClipArt.com The famous Saint Louis Gateway Arch in Missouri celebrates a birthday today. Designed by Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen, the arch officially opened on October 28, 1965.

The Saint Louis Gateway Arch is actually an enormous steel catenary curve. It commemorates Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and symbolizes the gateway to the American West.

Challenge: Are you a math whiz? See if you can solve this Catenary Curve problem.

St. Louis Gateway Arch Photo: ArtToday.com

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28 Oct 2011 8:00am GMT

Architecture Updates: Oct. 22-28, 2011

This week we dug deeper into Victorian styles, explored spooky architecture, and received some amazing submissions from our readers. New and updated:

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28 Oct 2011 7:00am GMT