Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

package delivery service UPS has joined forces with the world’s largest consumer product companies and international recycling leader terracycle to unveil a new system of recycling that could rid the world of plastics. the system, entitled loop encourages a reusable and returnable cycle for managing consumer product packaging that enables consumers to reduce their single-use packaging consumption.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Designer Daily

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Designers like to find websites to find resources easily, Icons8 is like a designer’s paradise for that. Lunacy app: open Sketch files in Windows… for free! As a designer using Windows,…

View Original from Designer Daily

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Dezeen

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Dutch designer Marije Vogelzang took IDS Toronto visitors on a journey narrated by a seed, through a forest of ribbons to reach hidden areas that stimulated all five senses.

View Original from Dezeen

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

pico colectivo reveals a new outside structure that is meant to unite the community —  ‘implant on the roof’ at on of the facilities of madrid’s do it yourself institute is a program that generates use value in the periphery of a building. the extension beyond the interior produces a space on the margin, as a way to question the lack of common places and more autonomous and free spaces in our cities.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

danish firm johansen skovsted arkitekter transforms a cottage and shed sited in the protected landscape of denmark. initially built in 1905, the project is situated among historic vacation homes carefully placed along slopes of overgrown moraine and sand dunes, rising from surrounding flatlands. the reconstruction’s ambition is to recreate the sense and atmosphere of being in the heritage building before it was left unused and timber infestation made restoration unavoidable. the structure, originally built as a pair of log cabins, is reimagined as a wooden light-frame construction, with an exterior maintaining the protected expression of the original house. the new interior interprets memories and accumulated features for contemporary conditions, informed by the modern structure.

View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

swiss architecture firm leopold banchini partners with noura al-sayeh of the bahrain authority for culture and antiquities (BACA) in the design of bahrain’s ‘house of architectural heritage.’ the project serves as an exhibition and archival space, showcasing the area’s architectural ancestry through the exposition of the neighboring heritage buildings. the narrow concrete structure is opened along each long axis to frame the exterior walls of the existing adjacent buildings, exhibiting the ancient construction in detail as a museum piece.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Dezeen

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

A windowless wall punctured by a roof-level void projects from this steel-clad black house near Tokyo, creating a secret “exterior living room”.

View Original from Dezeen

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

100 east 53rd street, a slender new york skyscraper designed by foster + partners, is nearing completion in midtown manhattan. the 63-story residential tower is located on the corner of lexington and 53rd street, in close proximity to two 20th century modernist icons: SOM’s ‘lever house’ of 1952 and mies van der rohe’s ‘seagram building’, completed in 1958. the new structure boasts a minimalist geometric form, designed to complement these distinguished neighbors.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

wix

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

As babies, we explore our surroundings, understanding how the world works. We discover the meanings of various signs and symbols, and learn how to use certain objects. Eventually, connecting an object’s appearance with what it actually does (its function) becomes second nature. Pushing a button will lead to a reaction; a handle on a drawer is there to be pulled; red means stop. And then you get to the more complex things – how do we learn how to use taps when some of them are automatic, while others require twisting, pulling, pushing or even tapping (yes, those exist and they mess with your minds!)? And even more mind boggling, how are we supposed to instinctively know what to do with those small, flat, rectangular objects they call smartphones?
View Original from wix

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Creative Applications

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Created by Media & Interaction Design students at ECAL during a one week workshop led by Thibault Brevet, The Center for Counter-Productive Robotics is a collection of experiments where a robot was programmed to perform counter-productive tasks, with intention to develop a more human-centric approach to automation and robotics.
View Original from Creative Applications

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

the first images of the 29th annual ICEHOTEL have been revealed, featuring suites sculpted out of ice and snow from the free-flowing arctic river torne. ICEHOTEL is the first and largest hotel built of snow and ice and is reborn in a new guise every winter.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

fastcompany

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Start the new year off right–with insightful books on everything from computer history to animal evolution, chosen by design leaders.

View Original from fastcompany

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Design Boom

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

history’s most famous footstep: neil armstrong’s ‘one small step’ was the result of big engineering. all parts of the spacesuits, including the boots, needed to be perfect and this means that models deemed unfit were rejected, even for the smallest reasons. mobility and fit are extremely important in keeping astronauts productive, so NASA has been focusing on space wear designs to help crews work more efficiently and safely during spacewalks.
View Original from Design Boom

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

BBC

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Ministers give a timeline for the UK’s first carbon capture and storage project, as research funding is announced.

View Original from BBC

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Mashable Magazine

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

Imagine someone demonstrating a jet plane 15 years before Kitty Hawk. Imagine someone demonstrating a smartphone 15 years before the first cellular networks were even launched. Imagine someone demonstrating a controlled nuclear chain reaction 15 years before Einstein formulated e=mc2.
View Original from Mashable Magazine

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment

Mashable Magazine

See original post here for image copyright

Content from original post

The Puppy Cube mirrors what is playing on mobile, and projects it onto a larger surface. There is even a horizontal mode for big screen viewings. The device looks ideal for creative work, presentations, or just sitting back and taking in some entertainment.
View Original from Mashable Magazine

Comments on INSIGHT FOUND

Make a comment