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Here are our not-to-be-missed A’ Design Award winners
The global platform has announced its best designers and designs for 2017 to 2018.
The frenzied and thought-provoking art of Peekasso
This artist takes a buoyant and frantic view of cultural subjects on the internet. With potentially seizure-inducing animations. (You have been warned.)
HUT: Architecture concept for a spiritual community
This Italian design group has conceptualised a meditative hub for Tanaf Village, Senegal.
Big blue: Three designs that tackle problems of the ocean
On #WorldOceansDay we take a look at three designs that address problems caused by pollution and fishing in our vulnerable oceans.
3D-printing tech for the marine world could save coral reefs
Coral reefs are among the most fragile ecosystems on the planet and are essential to marine life.
This device can keep opened wine fresh for 12 days
“It was my urge to solve the problem through design, coupled with my love of wine, that first prompted me to create Eto,” says the designer.
It’s all hands on deck in the fight against malaria
“If there is one lesson we have learned … it’s that we have to keep innovating to control malaria, because conditions evolve.”
5 innovations in the fight against malaria
We take look at some of the devices being developed to fight malaria.
What will advertising look like 100 years from now?
We chat with former Vice Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of international consulting firm R/GA about carving success in this ever-changing industry.
Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
From a wordless graphic novel to a project to turn an olive farm into a retreat for creatives and even a project turning plastic into homeware.
Feather sculpture honours bond between Ireland and a Native American nation
Towering 20 feet into the Irish sky, Kindred Spirits recognises the Choctaw Nation for their generosity during Ireland's Great Famine.
On transforming diarrhoea treatment in Zambia with a simple solution
The award-winning innovator, Simon Berry says he hopes in the next ten years there won’t be a need for ColaLife to exist.
LEGO is rolling out its first plant-based plastic blocks
The popular toy brand is making vast strides towards a more sustainable future.
Nüshu is an ancient secret language developed by women
These women would embroid their Nüshu scripts on fabrics such as quilts, aprons, and handkerchiefs.
Top 10 Creative Crowdfunding Projects | March 2018
Find out why this design made the cut in this month's crowdfunding round-up.
Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids
The sportswear giant teamed up with Taiwanese architect and engineer Arthur Huang to create multi-functional shoe boxes.
In pictures: The Tolerance Traveling Poster Show at Design Indaba 2018
The idea behind the nomadic exhibition is to spread a simple message of humanity and reach the maximum amount of people.
On prioritising walking as a way to design cities differently
“Designing walkable cities enables us to start with the street – the essence of the city.”
Hybrid burgers for the health and environmentally conscious
Sonic launches hybrid burgers that could potentially be a game changer in the fast food chain industry.
Understanding the new consumer.
The World's Trend Authority
Space10’s pop-up brings microgreens to congested urban spaces
This integrated salad bar could popularise hydroponic food farming where traditional agriculture is unavailable.
Meet five of the young designers who will be part of Antenna
Antenna is a new platform for the best young designers from around the world.
Introducing the UnSchool of Disruptive Design
“I called it the UnSchool because we undo the damage that mainstream education has done,” says the founder.
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