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Posts tagged 'Technology'

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can have damaging effects, especially on marginalised communities. We must build a movement for algorithmic justice Algorithmic Justice League (AJL) founder

Opinion

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

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The ‘zero-waste’ project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing Words by Francesca Perry In the Italian city

Architecture

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

The wooden furniture piece by Agata Nowak features an ‘offline pocket’ for smartphones, to help people disconnect Words by Francesca Perry Polish designer Agata Nowak

Design

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

Art in the Age of Anxiety diagnoses our post-digital condition

Lynn Hershman Leeson, Shadow Stalker (film still), 2019. Image courtesy the artist and The Shed Icon talks to curator Omar Kholeif about shifting consciousnesses, visualising

Features

In Kunsthaus Graz, Peter Cook turned Archigram ideas into a liveable reality

Kunsthaus Graz by Peter Cook. Image by Markus Schieder/Alamy The ‘friendly alien’ was something of an Archigram reunion that proved a showcase for ideas around

Buildings

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.

Comment

Why technology-focused design won at the Beazley Design of the Year Awards

Detail of Anatomy of An AI System by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler The Beazley Design of the Year awards show that design and technology

News

The unhealthy truth about health apps and wellness tech

  Health apps may mean well, but technology has a way of feeding our worst instincts, says Natalie Kane With progress comes technology, and with

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


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