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Posts tagged 'smart technology'

3XN Architects designs chirping indoor air quality sensor 

Through the canary-inspired AirBird, the Danish design studio aims to give a tangible form to poor air quality in indoor environments Words by Hugh Metcalf

Design

What big tech and digital designers can learn from analogue and retro design

Silicon Valley can learn a lot from the enduring appeal of analogue products, says Owen Hopkins About five years ago I started collecting vinyl records.

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Cities switch on to a new era of smart lighting

Lighting companies are offering sophisticated systems that control outputs across large urban spaces. Could it transform the way we experience cities? Los Angeles Street Lighting.

Cities

First look: Nightingale – your digital nurse

Design studio Method has developed a system of software, data and networked objects that could revolutionise healthcare A greater role for outpatient care is often

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‘The new black’: Five design ideas that may not stand the test of time

From plywood  to crowdfunding, they’re being hailed as the next big thing – but how long will that fuzzy feeling last? Memphis Group-inspired graphics What

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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