Articles tagged Conceptual Design

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Anna Sitnikova soothes workers by taking office plants to the next level

By embedding the soothing power of nature into the world of business, Anna Sitnikova relieves tension among office workers.

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De-stress with Dead Sea materials: Erez Nevi Pana strips down meditation

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Erez Nevi Pana makes a meditation mask with materials from the Dead Sea.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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Amelie Goldfuss curbs smartphone addiction with hamster-like cyborgs

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Amelie Goldfuss presents a pet-like device in need of rest to the smartphone-addicted.

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Future Mobility: Penny Webb transforms ambient noise into signals or soothing sounds

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: Penny Webb dreams up a sonically responsive material that reshapes car acoustics.

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Future Mobility: To Vera de Pont, pedestrians are walking generators

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: approaching the body as a mode of transport, Vera de Pont contemplates smart shoes for pedestrians.

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Tomorrow's Workplace: Maya Pindeus

Maya Pindeus' talent to bridge the gap between human nature and technology makes for an interesting answer to the Frame Challenge.

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra
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House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.

Tirpitz Blavand Bunker Museum by BIG. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj / Rasmus Bendix
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BIG buries a sanctuary of light into the sand of a former war zone

BLAAVAND – The Tirpitz bunker is the biggest and heaviest of 200 bunkers along the Danish coast and has been turned into collection of museums.

Dutch Design Week
Dutch Design Week
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Sound goes from abstract to material in Design Museum Holon’s new exhibition

HOLON, Israel – Sound and Matter in Design reveals the similarities between sound and design by materializing the invisible and vice versa.

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Ross Lovegrove exhibition explores how technology is transforming design

PARIS – Until 3 July 2017, Lovegrove’s exhibition at the Centre Pompidou will showcase the ‘Convergence’ of science, physics, materials and evolution.

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View the apartment of your future (as a senior citizen)

LONDON – The New Old exhibition at the Design Museum reassures our anxieties about ageing with an exploration of how design can enhance our future living.

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Hermès celebrates its 80th anniversary with laundromat pop-up stores plastered in orange

PARIS – Luxury fashion giant Hermès revamps iconic scarf designs in an array of dip-dyed shades for its 80th anniversary. The limited collection will be sold in HermèsMatic concept stores …