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The new frontiers in health
This week we look at how design concepts, interventions and enhancements can help “cure” medical issues.
The children and education design of the future
Here, we explore new formats for childhood learning that foster design thinking and creativity…
Algae Window by Olafur Eliasson
Olafur Eliasson has created an Algae Window consisting of glass spheres arranged according to the structure of diatoms.
Yinka Ilori explores how seating systems shape human interactions
Yinka Ilori explores how seating systems shape human interactions with his A Trifle of Colour project.
Bjarke Ingels conceptualizes the futuristic Toyota Woven City
The aim of Toyota Woven City is to transform existing modes of transport and test the notion of Mobility for All.
Freyja Sewell creates striking masks to honour the various frontline workers
Called The Triptych, Freyja Sewell’s masks celebrate different industry sectors with colour-coded flair.
UK’s Eden Project has commissioned Dr Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
The artwork will consist of a garden which will hold a newly curated palette of plants.
Future Sketches an interactive installation by Zach Lieberman
Lieberman spoke at the 2018 Design Indaba Conference, where he elaborated on his digital poetry through code and technology.
TheirTube by Tomo Kihara
The Japanese designer is known for his playful interventions that provides a new perspective to socio-technical problems.
Jeanne Gang's new award-winning project
The aptly named Powerhouse is situated on Beloit’s Rock River waterfront and focuses on recreation, fitness and wellness.
Edo Museum of West African Art by Sir David Adjaye
The new space will allow visitors to experience historic monuments in cultural enriched space.
The future of green design
Green. It has physical, spiritual and metaphysical associations.
Cross-laminated timber chapel for a church
A first of its kind.
“Sidewalk Labs proposes a plan for Quayside that would create a diverse live-work neighbourhood."
Emergency hospital designed with CLT
Developed by Casagrande Laboratory in association with Bjørnådal Architecture Studio from Norway and Sjaelso Finland they created an emergency hospital made up
The world's tallest timber building
Designed by Voll Arkitekter AS, the Mjøstårnet tower is known as the world’s tallest timber building since it’s opening in 2019.
The 10-storey mass-timber building
Developed by the home of GBC’s School of Technology and created by Moriyama and Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects.
The Theory of Everything
INCLUSIVITY - NOT A BUZZWORD, AN IMPERATIVE!
With great design comes great responsibility: antenna 2020 looks to the future
10 design graduates from the world’s leading design schools took to the antenna 2020 virtual stage as part of Dutch Design Week.
Flowing Garments reimagines textile waste as a building material in Bangladesh
Landscape designer Fengjiao Ge looks into how to recycle textiles to save the tonnes of waste that goes from our wardrobes to the landfill in her thesis proje
Canadian industrial designer creates tetrapods that mimic mangroves and protect coastlines from erosion
Industrial designer Xavier Ouellet has developed a system of floating tetrapods that protects coastline from erosion.
Mimica Touch is a tactile label that combats food waste by providing accurate feedback on when food is spoiling
London-based industrial designer Solveiga Pakštaitė is working hard to combat the massive issue of food waste.
How to capture the smell of Nairobi’s slums in a rose-scented perfume
Artist, designer and writer Coltrane McDowell is interested in telling stories.
Danielle Begnaud looks at how to involve children in the process of designing toys
Her project Brain Bridges explores how toy design might change when children are considered partners in the design process, instead of just end users.
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