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Trailer: Larry Harvey on how Burning Man festival created art with a social purpose
Burning Man’s founder Larry Harvey describes how the festival of arts is driven by a strange combination of jeopardy and awe.
Nebia shower head uses 70 per cent less water
A Kickstarter-funded shower system could reduce water wastage in the drought-stricken US.
Burning Man Festival calls out to urban designers
The Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning has put a call out to urban designers to reimagine the Burning Man Festival’s temporary city design.
Chronicle releases scientific guide to Marijuana
Marijuana is no longer associated with stoners, proves Chronicle with the release of “Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana”.
Robert Brunner tells us what goes into designing a great product
Robert Brunner, former Apple industrial design director and founder of design studio Ammunition, offers some insight into what he does best.
Public urinators get splashback from pee-repelling paint
San Francisco has been testing out "pee-proof" paint that sprays back pee onto an offender's feet and legs to combat the public urination problem.
Every startup has a "Brand Debt" – make sure you know yours
Jim Bull, the co-founder and chief creative officer of Moving Brands, asks: “How early do startups need to think about their brand?”
A rap music video rendered in watercolours
There are an amazing 24 watercolour paintings per second in this animation by Youth Experimental Studio for Kool A.D.
Old buses become showers for the homeless
Lava Mae is a non-profit organisation that transforms buses into mobile showers for the thousands living on the streets of San Francisco.
Larry Harvey: Artists deserve to make money
The founder of Burning Man talks about how the annual arts festival has become an alternative market for art.
Jessica Hische - Like Knows Like
This short film takes a revealing look at American typographer Jessica Hische's everyday life.
Resetting the rules in advertising
Efficiency has become more of a priority than creativity, says award-winning Brazilian adman PJ Pereira.
How to create a portfolio that will get you hired
Industrial designer Amina Horozic shares some of the insights from her new book "Breaking In" on how to create a winning showcase of your work.
News: Vessyl Cup
Yves Béhar's Vessyl is an elegantly crafted cup that analyses the beverage's contents and enable users to make healthier choices.
Product spotlight: Edyn Garden
Stay connected to your garden with the world's first smart garden system and app.
Yves Béhar has created a new identity and global campaign for the leader in digital payments, PayPal.
Furniture with street cred
Yves Béhar and Landscape Forms have unveiled the MultipliCITY, a system of sustainable outdoor furniture.
A triangle of fun
BIG's 950-974 Market will be a smorgasbord of entertainment options for San Francisco.
Pentagram's Paula Scher and Eddie Opara have designed striking posters that reveal their personal impressions of San Francisco.
A brighter future
The D.light S1, a no-risk solar lamp, is providing children with bright and reliable electricity to study at night.
A new bottle for the SodaStream Source, designed by Yves Béhar, draws inspiration from a drop motif.
Bespoke Fairings offers a range of custom prostheses that sees the wearer taking part in the creation of their beautiful limbs.
TEN Collection: design tutorial ft Lydia Baillergeau (USA)
Lydia Baillergeau talks about how she created her animated artwork for the TEN Collection, using Adobe Illustrator and After Effects.
Toast to Inspiration
Lydia Baillergeau's artwork for the TEN Collection is an animation called "Toast to Inspiration". Download the open video files for free on 9 August 2013.
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