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09.24.14
Industrial Design
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03.17.10
Industrial Design
Are long gone the trends of the former modern chair classics? The Corb, Nelson, Barcelona, Wassily... is the allure lost, and a new rise of eclectic, ironic and re-invented / revamp-ed seating options taking place? With new manufacturing technologies, new-age versatile
01.13.10
Industrial Design
Often the repetition in advertising creates its own logic. Why is a tiger a better symbol for a brand of sugar coated corn flakes than a white seal? I like to think this character's name is "Frosty the Seal". (After all,
12.06.09
Industrial Design
This Design Arts feature is a collection of posts of forward architecture at a pivotal time in our culture. These posts explore the question: How do you engage in experimental design at a time of economic contraction? From Zoe Rollers piece
12.04.09
Industrial Design
Los Angeles Design Group, an architectural firm in Hollywood has combined pure research with an economically successful practice engaged in projects in a range of scales. At a recent lecture at SciArc (www.sciarc.edu) principal Andrew Holder presented a unique
11.26.09
Industrial Design
This project by Kengo Kuma is a commission from the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt in 2008. Even though this is old news in 'web years' the idea of inflatable temporary buildings seems to be a timely post. With the current
11.18.09
Industrial Design
by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
11.08.09
Industrial Design
You still have a couple of days left if you want to submit your sketchbook pages to the exhibition Reveal! Inside the Artist's Mind. For more info about this call for entries, check out this post: http://www.artandculture.com/feature/1677 And here's the link
10.07.09
Industrial Design
So I've done it. I've been wracking my brain to create this list and now I finally have my picks. To start off I have to say that the art world as a whole intimidates me. Maybe part of the reason
10.01.09
Industrial Design
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
09.30.09
Industrial Design
Nobody says 'high-tech' anymore could be the subtitle for my post of the list of ten influential designers for 2010. We've grown accustomed to technology as a part of our everyday life but these ten designers are concerned with how to
09.25.09
Industrial Design
Here's a sneak peak at one (well technically two) of my picks for 10 for 2010. Kegan Fisher and Liz Kinnmark, founders of Design Glut. Their seamless collaboration is filled with refreshing and original ideas, putting design into the hands of
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