Prada’s third sustainability conference makes the case for human dignity

Prada’s third sustainability conference makes the case for human dignity

If you thought you knew all there was to know about sustainability—from recycling to composting—think again. Prada’s third annual sustainability conference held at their New York HQ last week (in a somewhat fittingly stripped bare former piano factory), peeled back the surface layers of the issue and...

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At Home with And And And Studio: The Courtyard House [VIDEO]

At Home with And And And Studio: The Courtyard House [VIDEO]

We visited with architects Annie Ritz and Daniel Rabin of And And And Studio in their Los Angeles home, an airy and bright single-story house set back on a large lot, sandwiched between a pool and a dreamy courtyard. The home, which the architect duo recently renovated, is filled with carefully considered...

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9 hours ago, Design Milk

The charging pad of this Montblanc digital pen functions as its paper!

The charging pad of this Montblanc digital pen functions as its paper!

Digital pens are all the craze right now. The traditional pen and paper duo have been abandoned for the more convenient digital pen and tablet pairing. However, to actually use a digital pen, you need to ensure that you always have its corresponding tablet/device in hand. If not, they’re basically useless....

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9 hours ago, Yanko Design

Pod cast: exhibitors at this year’s Design Miami are in their element

Pod cast: exhibitors at this year’s Design Miami are in their element

At this year’s Design Miami, Porky Hefer plans to give us all a science lesson. Taking his playful vision to a microscopic level, the designer will craft inhabitable sculptures in the form of molecular structures for Southern Guild gallery, using bright leathers corresponding to atomic colour codes. While...

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10 hours ago, Wallpaper *

Norman Foster: high-tech architecture's international figurehead

Norman Foster: high-tech architecture's international figurehead

We continue our high-tech architecture series by looking at Norman Foster, the architect of high-tech highlights for five decades including Reliance Controls in the 1960s, the Sainsbury Centre in the 1970s, HSBC in the 1980s, Stanstead Airport in the 1990s and the Gherkin in the 2000s. Read more

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10 hours ago, Dezeen

vanessa beecroft dresses ballerinas in vintage moncler to open pop-up store in milan

vanessa beecroft dresses ballerinas in vintage moncler to open pop-up store in milan

a formation of models and ballet dancers wore vintage moncler jackets framed by the city's iconic galleria vittorio emanuele. The post vanessa beecroft dresses ballerinas in vintage moncler to open pop-up store in milan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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10 hours ago, Design Boom

clap studio builds a geometric installation in memory of minsk’s destroyed buildings

clap studio builds a geometric installation in memory of minsk’s destroyed buildings

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11 hours ago, Design Boom

UK architects unionise to challenge industry's "toxic culture" of long hours and low pay

UK architects unionise to challenge industry's "toxic culture" of long hours and low pay

Unpaid overtime, unfair pay and harassment in the workplace are just some of the reasons that architecture workers in the UK have formed a grassroots trade union for the first time. Read more

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11 hours ago, Dezeen

salvador dalí’s tarot card designs from the 1970’s released as full deck

salvador dalí’s tarot card designs from the 1970’s released as full deck

the deck was originally created for the 1970's james bond film 'live and let die.' The post salvador dalí’s tarot card designs from the 1970’s released as full deck appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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12 hours ago, Design Boom

siren betty design suspends a teal blue vespa in chicago’s tortello pasta shop

siren betty design suspends a teal blue vespa in chicago’s tortello pasta shop

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13 hours ago, Design Boom

Europe's largest green wall "will absorb eight tonnes of pollution annually" in London

Europe's largest green wall "will absorb eight tonnes of pollution annually" in London

Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality. Read more

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13 hours ago, Dezeen

Art, nature and science collide in Patternity’s range for Cosentino

Art, nature and science collide in Patternity’s range for Cosentino

Pattern fanatics Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham, the design duo behind London studio Patternity, have teamed up with Cosentino to create a new collection of marbled surfaces for Dekton® launching at Design Miami next month. The Liquid Collection comprises three subtly marbled patterns, which roam...

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13 hours ago, Wallpaper *

Threefold Architects completes Airbnb's latest London office

Threefold Architects completes Airbnb's latest London office

A 15th-century painting of a studious priest became Threefold Architects' point of reference for the design of Airbnb's latest office, located in central London. Read more

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14 hours ago, Dezeen

A whale-inspired structure at the ocean’s edge designed to watch the majestic creatures!

A whale-inspired structure at the ocean’s edge designed to watch the majestic creatures!

185 miles north of the Arctic Circle, on the tip of the island Andøya, lies the quaint little town Andenes. Venture a little more, and you’ll find Bleiksdjupa, the deep-sea valley where migrating whales pass by, qualifying the area as one of the best locations in the world for catching a glimpse of the...

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14 hours ago, Yanko Design

Princess Yachts R35 performance yacht brings ‘fast decorum’

Princess Yachts R35 performance yacht brings ‘fast decorum’

The new Princess R35 performance yacht appears to have pulled off the rare trick of combining agility and elegance in a single package. The backstory of the British-built boat may involve the skills of legendary Italian design house Pininfarina allied to technology derived from the Americas Cup racing...

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15 hours ago, Wallpaper *

superhelix studio layers and overlaps light-filled housing units with its ‘house with gills’

superhelix studio layers and overlaps light-filled housing units with its ‘house with gills’

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15 hours ago, Design Boom

Website Inspiration: Le Moulin de Ponceau

Website Inspiration: Le Moulin de Ponceau

Parallax Scrolling One Pager for restaurant Moulin de Ponceau featuring lovely food illustrations and a neat team slider integrated with ingredients. Full Review

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15 hours ago, One Page Love, Inspiration

Spira countertop bioreactor allows users to grow their own algae for food

Spira countertop bioreactor allows users to grow their own algae for food

Individuals could cut their greenhouse-gas emissions by replacing meals with algae grown at home using the countertop Spira device by recent design graduate Rob Russell. Read more

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16 hours ago, Dezeen

Eneko

Joining the ever-growing Lisbon food scene, is Basque Michelin star chef Eneko Atxa with his newly launched  eponymous restaurant, Eneko, in a 600-year-old timber warehouse, once a printing factory, in the riverside district of Alcântara. Considered a part of the capital’s heritage, the vintage space...

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16 hours ago, Wallpaper *

Round windows of Archery House echo shooting range targets

Round windows of Archery House echo shooting range targets

A wooden shutter slides to uncover the target-shaped window of a brick building in France by architects Boman that provides facilities for an archery range. Read more

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18 hours ago, Dezeen

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