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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

Design

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

Architecture

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.

Opinion

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

Design

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

Design

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House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style




Architects

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: Alvar and Aino Aalto’s house in Helsinki bears all the hallmarks of their approach to design


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MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024

Five emerging design highlights from Stockholm Furniture Fair

Miminat Designs’ new furniture collection celebrates the aesthetic beauty of brutalism

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture


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House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style