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Posts tagged 'Communication'

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable. Here’s why that needs to change Words by Harriet Gridley If

Opinion

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement

Developed by Interaction Research Studio, the makeshift devices allow playful forms of communication to connect those separated by the pandemic Words by Francesca Perry In

Design

Face to Face: Searching for Authentic Experiences

An exhibition by Rhode Island School of Design at New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair presents objects that encourage direct communication in a world full

News

Mobile phones: BERG

Matt Jones of BERG says that in the not-too distant future man’s best friend and faithful companion will be his phone They see the world

Features

Mobile phones: London riots

As the London riots showed, youth culture is permeated by mobile phones – and the Blackberry in particular. Kieran Yates reports The images of the

Features

Mobile phones: Foxconn

Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer in the world, is Apple’s biggest supplier and conditions in its factory cities in China have driven workers to suicide.

Features

Mobile phones: camera phones

The ubiquitous presence of the camera phone today means no event, whether mundane or spectacular, escapes public attention, says James Bridle In August 2006, when

Features

Mobile phones: privacy

Mobile phones appear to offer independence and privacy, but in reality we are more exposed than ever before, says Jay Owens Your mobile phone leaks.

Features

Mobile phones: cell phone towers

Meet the San Diego manufacturer bringing a touch of the woodland to the communications tower. Lyra Kilston reports Perhaps you’ve noticed them in your neighbourhood

Features

Mobile phones: no signal

Has the mobile phone killed suspense? What would happen if our lone hero could get a signal? Will Wiles on the contemporary screenwriter’s cellular agony

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality