Design

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Showing Versace: ‘designs must be neither invisible nor invasive’

New York City – With the restyling of Versace’s 5th Avenue store, the Italian fashion house looks to its compatriots at EC Studio to display the luxury accessories in the best …

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Allison Crank’s VR Cheshire cat guides the stressed-out to dreamland

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Allison Crank turns VR into virtual recovery.

Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Billboard: Summer Sale 18
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Stressed? Chew on seaweed, says Carolien Niebling

Five designers answer the Frame 119 Challenge with designs to de-stress: Carolien Niebling suggests all-natural chewables to release tension.

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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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Material mixology: How Pulpo reveals the hidden light and depth of glass

MILAN – In its freshly debuted collection New Romantic Black, Pulpo collaborates with Sebastian Herkner and other designers to explore the alternative expressions of glass.

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Future Mobility: Takt Project elevates the travel experience

Five designers and creators present their ideas for the vehicle of the future: Takt Project’s height-adjustable car offers new perspectives and experiences.

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Views on the future of design from Milan Design Week

Milan – Leading designers and creatives share their perspectives on how the design of tomorrow will evolve to better serve people and the planet.

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In a bold move, Wang & Söderström challenges luxury for Selfridges

London – For Selfridges’ Radical Luxury window display series, Wang & Söderström considers the concept of time through the studio’s signature study and manipulation of form.

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Billboard: Summer Sale 18
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Awarding design on a global stage

The winners of the A’ Design Award and Competition come from designers and companies around the world, across all design disciplines.

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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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Technology is rewriting the rules of engagement, and not in the way you’d think

REPORTS – To an increasing degree, museums, exhibitions and cultural events are using immersive technologies to draw visitors into highly engaging experiences.

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The future of sustainable design is in the sum of its parts

Barcelona – Iberital’s focus on intentional design earns the intuitive VISION espresso machine an award for sustainability in design.