23 Jun 2017

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Canyon is Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2017

Canyon is Red Dot - Design Team of the Year 2017The Canyon Design Team has been named the 2017 Red Dot: Design Team of the Year. Since 1988, Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen has been selecting a team each year that produces excellent product design year after year.stats

23 Jun 2017 4:46pm GMT

15 Jun 2017

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Destination America On-Air Refresh

Destination America On-Air RefreshDestination America has recently pivoted to become the only network that aims to bridge the gap between true life experiences and the unknown.stats

15 Jun 2017 9:25pm GMT

14 Jun 2017

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SST Typeface Goes Global

SST Typeface Goes GlobalMonotype has announced the widespread availability of the SST typeface, which was originally designed in exclusive partnership with the creative department of Sony Corporation to be used on a global scale.stats

14 Jun 2017 10:29pm GMT

MPC Creative Opens AICP Next Awards with Evocative Short Film

MPC Creative Opens AICP Next Awards with Evocative Short FilmMPC Creative created the short opening film for the 2017 AICP Next Awards presentation. The film was a visual representation of the prestigious competition's search for new and unexplored forms of communication.stats

14 Jun 2017 10:10pm GMT

EAJY Unveils Beams Chair

EAJY Unveils Beams ChairEAJY has announced the launch of their first product Beams Chair. Stylish and functional, the Beams Chair is a lightweight and durable wooden armchair.stats

14 Jun 2017 9:38pm GMT

13 Jun 2017

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ASID DC Office Named Healthiest & Greenest in the World

ASID DC Office Named Healthiest and Greenest in the WorldAmerican Society of Interior Designers' (ASID) Washington DC headquarters is the first in the world to receive both LEED and WELL Platinum Certification under WELL Building Standard v1, making it the greenest and the healthiest office on the planet.stats

13 Jun 2017 7:56pm GMT

Greenbuild 2017 International Conference and Expo

Greenbuild 2017 International Conference and ExpoTaking place this year in Boston, Mass. at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building.stats

13 Jun 2017 7:44pm GMT

12 Jun 2017

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Herman Miller Launches Live OS

Herman Miller Launches Live OSHerman Miller has today unveiled Live OS, a new system of cloud-connected furnishings, app, and dashboard, to enable more personalized experiences for employees, and provide organizations with real-time data analytics.stats

12 Jun 2017 1:57pm GMT

Brian Sanders: Selected Works

Brian Sanders - Selected WorksBrian Sanders: Selected Works, the first exhibition dedicated to the work of pioneering British illustrator, is currently on view at the Lever Gallery.stats

12 Jun 2017 1:17am GMT

ButterflyCannon Redesigns No7 Lift & Luminate and Restore & Renew

ButterflyCannon Redesigns No7 Lift and Luminate and Restore and RenewButterflyCannon have rejuvenated the packaging of the No7 Lift & Luminate franchise, following the successful launch of the redesigned anti-ageing serum in 2016.stats

12 Jun 2017 1:00am 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