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17 Dec 14
Dutch visual communications studio Thonik has designed a new graphic identity for the Holland Festival that fuses letters together for a bold visual statement.
30 Nov 14
Satyendra Pakhalé tickles the imagination with a bright sculpture set in a beautiful tropical garden.
3 game-changers for low-income housing?
26 Nov 14
The three winners of the Better Living Challenge design competition each receive R500 000 worth of support services to develop their products for market.
The tales that monuments tell
5 Nov 14
Photographer David Goldblatt tells us which post-Apartheid monuments he considers successful and why.
A boot camp for your fingers
4 Nov 14
Masashi Kawamura has some fun designing a series of games to get users' fingers ready for the new Intel-powered tablets.
Making a city desired
1 Nov 14
The "City Desired" exhibition explores issues of city making and contemporary urbanism through the lens of Cape Town.
First Smart Highway goes live
25 Oct 14
Daan Roosegaarde’s much-anticipated Smart Highway has been built on a stretch of the R329 in Oss, the Netherlands.
13 Ideas to stop global warming
20 Oct 14
IDEO's latest "Designs On" semi-annual review brings together some unusual solutions to fighting the warming of our planet.
The face of the future
18 Oct 14
The overall winner of the Dutch Design Awards is 'Sweetie', a project that fights sex tourism online through an avatar that has the appearance of a young girl.
How the Cape Was Made
16 Oct 14
The "Make It New" exhibition traces the Western Cape's indigenous past and contemporary creativity through craft and design.
Using design thinking to help fight Ebola
15 Oct 14
OpenIDEO and USAID launch global call for innovative tools to help health-care workers on the frontlines of the virus.
13 Oct 14
Ineke Hans gets playful with her latest glassware collection for Czech brand Křehký.
Eye on digital art from Africa
6 Oct 14
Curator Christine Eyene tells us about her selection of experimental artists from Africa whose work was part of London's recent "Africa Utopia" festival.
Vitra Design Museum looks to Africa
1 Oct 14
The institution plans a major exhibition on contemporary African design in spring 2015.
Light and shadow
29 Sep 14
The subtle play of light through the spaces of this children's facility in the Japanese town of Yamadi-machi is designed to encourage healing.
29 Sep 14
"Killer Heels" at the Brooklyn Museum explores the cultural history of the high heel.
Grandest of them all
22 Sep 14
The four winners of Grand Prix awards at this weekend's Loeries celebrated real-life, digital, print and radio.
The story behind London Design Festival's identity for 2014
17 Sep 14
Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa tells us what inspired this year's visual identity for the London Design Festival.
Reminder: Enter the A’ Design Awards
15 Sep 14
The standard deadline for this global design competition is 30 September. Latecomers pay extra so register and submit your work today!
14 Sep 14
An exhibition of Moleskine notebooks customised by and containing the sketches of designers is on exhibition in London.
London Design Festival: Our picks
12 Sep 14
We go in search of all things Africa at the London Design Festival. Here are our highlights.
Picturing the brain
25 Aug 14
Pentagram's Eddie Opara captures the complexity of creative thinking in his cover design for "The Atlantic" magazine.
A hand-drawn music video
18 Aug 14
Stefan Bucher's perfectly flowing animation of this music video belies the painstaking work behind it. He tells us about the ups and downs of making it.
The rebels of architecture
6 Aug 14
A new six-part documentary series tracks architects operating at the fringes of the profession – and even the law.
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