17 Dec 2017

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Brand Talks Returns to TYPO Berlin 2018

Brand Talks Returns to TYPO Berlin 2018Brand Talks, featuring a dozen short, content-rich presentations, one after the other, each with a well-known agency and a brand taking the stage, will return to the 2018 TYPO Berlin. Organized by Monotype, the core event will once again be 10 presentations on the second day of TYPO with an audience of 400 in front of the Show stage.stats

17 Dec 2017 12:48am GMT

16 Dec 2017

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Bulletproof Creates New Packaging for Castello

Bulletproof Creates New Packaging for CastelloBulletproof recently designed the new packaging for Arla Foods' global cheese brand Castello. Castello's commitment to creative cheesemaking with techniques and ingredients from around the world, had led to its 'Creatively Crafted' positioning and large portfolio of uniquely flavoured and textured cheeses.stats

16 Dec 2017 10:11pm GMT

Tiipoi Unveils Site-specific Installation Kōlam Light

Tiipoi Unveils Site-specific Installation Kōlam LightTiipoi recently unveiled Kōlam Light, a new site-specific light installation at White City Place in West London.stats

16 Dec 2017 7:22am GMT

A/D/O to Launch Research Program on Designing for Human Needs

A/D/O to Launch Research Program on Designing for Human NeedsA/D/O has announced "Homo Sapiens, I Hear You," a yearlong series of non-linear, non-conventional, and non-passive seminars in which participants will question and re-think humanity's essential needs -- and consider whether the modern practice of design addresses them. Conceived in collaboration with award-winning director, designer of experiences, and Research Director at A/D/O, Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun, the first seminar will be held on January 12, 2018.stats

16 Dec 2017 12:50am GMT

15 Dec 2017

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ASID Releases Post-Occupancy Research Findings of its New HQ

ASID Releases Post-Occupancy Research Findings of its New HQThe American Society of Interior Designers has released the findings from their comprehensive pre- and post-occupancy research studies from their Washington DC HQ.stats

15 Dec 2017 11:50pm GMT

Design Institute of Australia Announces 2017 Fee and Salary Survey

Design Institute of Australia Announces 2017 Fee and Salary SurveyThe Design Institute of Australia (DIA) has launched its latest nationwide Fee and Salary Survey. The survey, which has been held regularly since 1998, is widely regarded as an authoritative industry benchmark and provides a valuable insight into the fees that Australian designers charge and the salaries they receive.stats

15 Dec 2017 11:34pm GMT

OWP Brillen International Eyewear Design Contest 2018

OWP Brillen International Eyewear Design Contest 2018OWP Brillen is calling for submissions for its 3rd International Eyewear Design Contest. The contest is geared toward university-level students and new graduates.stats

15 Dec 2017 10:36pm GMT

Baker Opens New Showroom in Chicago Merchandise Mart

Baker Opens New Showroom in Chicago Merchandise MartBaker has opened its doors at the iconic Chicago Merchandising Mart. The newly constructed 18,000 square foot space represents the first in a series of new Baker concept showrooms currently launching globally, and offers a broader assortment of categories, including lighting, fabrics, wallpapers, fine art and rugs.stats

15 Dec 2017 10:22pm GMT

Swift Creatives Designs New Headphones for Libratone

Swift Creatives Designs New Headphones for LibratoneSwift Creatives has designed two new headphones for Libratone, specifically created to complement the Google Pixel 2.stats

15 Dec 2017 9:02pm GMT

DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018

DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, returns to Vancouver in 2018. The event will provide insights into design thinking, process and strategy, strengthening creative professionals' ability to deliver effective and innovative design communications.stats

15 Dec 2017 8:32pm 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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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