06 May 2018

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2018 Soho Design District Night

2018 Soho Design District NightThe fourth annual Soho Design District Night will take place on May 19, starting at 6pm in select member showrooms in SoHo. Participating showrooms will highlight their latest products and unique content to invited guests.stats

06 May 2018 6:45pm GMT

Buildings of the Future: We Need to Put People at the Centre

Buildings of the Future - We Need to Put People at the CentrePutting people at the centre when designing and delivering buildings of the future is crucial to unlocking the potential of new technologies, according to the third installment of Buildings of the Future paper released by Aurecon.stats

06 May 2018 6:31pm GMT

Landor Teams with Comfort Hotel Brand to Refresh Its Look

Landor Teams with Comfort Hotel Brand to Refresh Its LookLandor recently teamed with Comfort hotel to refresh its logo. The new logo moves away from the bright blue icon to a more digitally savvy 'C.'stats

06 May 2018 6:06pm GMT

05 May 2018

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MET Designs 'Special Forces: In The Shadows' Exhibition for National Army Museum

MET Designs 'Special Forces - In The Shadows' Exhibition for National Army MuseumMET Studio has designed the 'Special Forces: In The Shadows' exhibition, which recently opened at the National Army Museum in London's Chelsea. It is the first major exhibition since the museum's re-opening in 2017 following a major refurbishment.stats

05 May 2018 7:12pm GMT

Sagmeister and Walsh: A Retrospective

Sagmeister and Walsh - A Retrospective'Sagmeister and Walsh: A Retrospective' will explore past and new works by Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh. The exhibition will be on view at the Design Museum Holon from June 6 through October 27, 2018.stats

05 May 2018 10:12am GMT

Sunreef Yachts Unveils 80 Sunreef Power

Sunreef Yachts Unveils 80 Sunreef PowerSunreef Yachts has unveiled 80 Sunreef Power - a universal multihull yacht designed for taking long cruises in ultimate comfort.stats

05 May 2018 7:31am GMT

Respect Me: Designers Tackle Female Empowerment and Gender Inequality

Respect Me - Designers Tackle Female Empowerment and Gender InequalityGrouphug, a NYC­ based design collective that aims to address some of society's most pressing problems, has announced 'Respect Me,' a showcase of products, concepts and campaigns designed to promote female empowerment.stats

05 May 2018 6:39am GMT

Kirei Introduces EchoScreen Rolling Track for Open Floor Plan Spaces

Kirei Introduces EchoScreen Rolling Track for Open Floor Plan SpacesKirei has launched EchoScreen Rolling Track, a modular solution for visual and acoustic space division.stats

05 May 2018 6:06am GMT

04 May 2018

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COLLINS Releases Kernit Typeface

COLLINS Releases Kernit TypefaceCOLLINS has released Kernit, a free typeface inspired by the work and characters created by the late Jim Henson.stats

04 May 2018 7:35pm GMT

Field Research Masterclass with Jan Chipchase

Field Research Masterclass with Jan ChipchaseHigh quality, well crafted field research can provide critical competitive advantage for organizations. Yet today, most corporate field work falls well short of its considerable potential.stats

04 May 2018 6:35pm 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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04 Nov 2011

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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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02 Nov 2011 1:00am GMT

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