Kvadrat debuts eco-friendly and "sporty" Patio outdoor fabrics

Kvadrat debuts eco-friendly and "sporty" Patio outdoor fabrics

Copenhagen-based designer Karina Nielsen Rios has developed a line of outdoor upholstery fabrics for Danish brand Kvadrat that are both hardwearing and eco-friendly. Read more

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43 minutes ago, Dezeen

2001 creates concrete house and reflective glass house in suburban Luxembourg

2001 creates concrete house and reflective glass house in suburban Luxembourg

Named after a local strongman, Hercule is a concrete-and-glass house that makes the most of a small sloping site in Mondorf-les-Bains in the south of Luxembourg. Read more

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2 hours ago, Dezeen

lee jung-hoon cuts a virtual form of wormhole out of his furniture

lee jung-hoon cuts a virtual form of wormhole out of his furniture

which actually looks like chairs with bellybuttons. The post lee jung-hoon cuts a virtual form of wormhole out of his furniture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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3 hours ago, Design Boom

Listen to Hi-def Music While Listening to the World Around You

Listen to Hi-def Music While Listening to the World Around You

Audio cancelation is nice. It’s nice, however, indoors. Step outdoors and audio cancelation can be a dangerous thing. I remember almost getting hit by a bus ten years ago because I had headphones on, and didn’t hear the massive vehicle heading towards me. That’s where immersive, isolated...

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4 hours ago, Yanko Design

scott jarvie celebrates 150 years of mackintosh with light pavilion in glasgow

scott jarvie celebrates 150 years of mackintosh with light pavilion in glasgow

the design is part of a year long celebration of the renowned scottish architect charles rennie mackintosh. The post scott jarvie celebrates 150 years of mackintosh with light pavilion in glasgow appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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6 hours ago, Design Boom

What Everything Costs in a Hospital, Sort Of

What Everything Costs in a Hospital, Sort Of

As of January 1st a new price transparency law now requires U.S. hospitals to publish a list of their standard…

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6 hours ago, Subtraction

Nike Adapt BB smart basketball sneakers feature self-lacing technology

Nike Adapt BB smart basketball sneakers feature self-lacing technology

Nike has launched a pair of laceless basketball trainers that tighten at the touch of a button or swipe of a smartphone. Read more

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9 hours ago, Dezeen

NIKE’s self-lacing sneakers can be controlled from your smartphone

NIKE’s self-lacing sneakers can be controlled from your smartphone

NIKE departs from the shoelace and launches a laceless smartshoe with the new platform, 'NIKE adapt' which uses smartphone-grade technology to provide a custom fit. The post NIKE’s self-lacing sneakers can be controlled from your smartphone appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...

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10 hours ago, Design Boom

White partitions divide Chicago law office by Vladimir Radutny

White partitions divide Chicago law office by Vladimir Radutny

Chicago firm Vladimir Radutny Architects has outfitted a lawyers' office in the city, with minimal volumes arranged around existing pillars for high contrast. Read more

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10 hours ago, Dezeen

milo manara’s illustrated watches for ulysse nardin take you on an erotic voyage

milo manara’s illustrated watches for ulysse nardin take you on an erotic voyage

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11 hours ago, Design Boom

Piero Lissoni brings his minimal style to Sanlorenzo yachts

Piero Lissoni brings his minimal style to Sanlorenzo yachts

Italian architect Piero Lissoni has used his first year as the art director of Sanlorenzo to rebrand the luxury superyacht company, create its lounges for boat shows, and design a pared-back booth at Art Basel Miami Beach. Read more

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11 hours ago, Dezeen

This car-sized two-seater VTOL can take off and land directly in parking slots

This car-sized two-seater VTOL can take off and land directly in parking slots

The Onyx is the result of a pretty basic demand. The future of flying cars is clearly the VTOL, or the vertical take-off and landing vehicle, and when they do become a norm, they’ll need to follow a set framework to fit into a world that was dominated for a century by four-wheeler cars. For instance,...

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13 hours ago, Yanko Design

"Let sex toys be sex toys, shame free"

"Let sex toys be sex toys, shame free"

In this week's comments update, readers are accusing the Consumer Electronics Show organisers of sexism.  Read more

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13 hours ago, Dezeen

An Indonesian Residence That’s a Mere 3.5 Meters Wide

An Indonesian Residence That’s a Mere 3.5 Meters Wide

Spanning a mere 3.5 meters wide and 17 meters long, the 3500 Millimetre House was designed by Ago Architects for a young family that includes an architect husband, his wife, and their son. The couple chose to forgo all the things they wanted and instead focus on what they needed, which resulted in a...

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13 hours ago, Design Milk

Free Ebook: The Creative Entrepreneur's Starter Pack with Bonsai

Free Ebook: The Creative Entrepreneur's Starter Pack with Bonsai

Trying to launch your own brand but don't know where to start? We partnered with our friends at Bonsai to create this handy guide for creative entrepreneurs getting started. Bonsai is an all-in-one platform to manage your freelance business, from proposals to contracts to payments and reporting. If you...

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14 hours ago, Creative Market

These Parasitic Products Are Looking for Their Next Host

These Parasitic Products Are Looking for Their Next Host

The notion of a ‘parasite’ has a negative connotation, but not for designers Seonghwan Hong, Taekkyung Lee, and Yoojin Song. Their collaborative effort on this series of everyday objects looks to microscopic parasites for inspiration.The form of each design is modeled after the irregular...

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14 hours ago, Yanko Design

NVIDIA’s ‘kitchen manipulator’ is the ultimate robot chef

NVIDIA’s ‘kitchen manipulator’ is the ultimate robot chef

the AI-powered robot can track objects like dirty dishes, open and close drawers, identify ingredients and even make meals. The post NVIDIA’s ‘kitchen manipulator’ is the ultimate robot chef appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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14 hours ago, Design Boom

A’ Design Award: World Design Rankings 2018

A’ Design Award: World Design Rankings 2018

The 2018 World Design Rankings (WDR) are now available from A’ Design Award and Competition, the international organization that organizes the most renown design award competition. The United States led the 97 represented countries nabbing a whopping 737 awards (wowza!), again followed by China, Japan,...

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14 hours ago, Design Milk

YD JOB ALERT: OXO is looking for a Design Engineer

YD JOB ALERT: OXO is looking for a Design Engineer

ABOUT OXOAt OXO, we’re on a quest to make the everyday better. For over 25 years, we’ve made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we’re going to make it happen, even if it hasn’t been done before—especially if it hasn’t been done before. If you’ve...

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15 hours ago, Yanko Design

Moop Brings the Minimal + Versatile Qualities of Its Canvas Bags to Its Shop

Moop Brings the Minimal + Versatile Qualities of Its Canvas Bags to Its Shop

Pittsburgh-based Moop, the canvas bag brand, started out small. So it only made sense when founder Wendy Downs decided to open up a brick and mortar shop of the same name that it be built in the same manner. Moop’s downtown Pittsburgh shop combines the brand’s own manufacturing workshop as...

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15 hours ago, Design Milk

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