Articles tagged Frame 126

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If we hyper-personalize furniture, does that mean we’re limiting its social use?

Eindhoven – Henri Canivez’s Data Stool raises a me-vs-we question: By hyper-customizing it to follow the contours of one person’s body, are we making the seat useless to others?

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Can architecture console mourners as they experience the pain that accompanies grief?

Aalst, Belgium – With two new projects, one a conceptual proposal and another a crematorium in Belgium, HofmanDujardin and Kaan Architecten give grief a home. 

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To manufacture these bespoke products, time literally is money

Eindhoven – With his DAE graduation project, Minute Manufacturing, Diego Faivre responds to the dehumanizing aspects of mass production.

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Beyoncé’s mapping makers have designed a clinic – and yes, it’s flawless

New York City – Cactus unveils Lab100, the preventive clinic of the future – driven by AI. That being said, how can machine learning transform the patient experience?

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A South Korean teddy-bear store avoids cuddly clichés

Incheon, South Korea – Instead of going for the cuteness traditionally associated with the segment, WGNB decided to deconstruct the materials behind the handmade toys. 

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Faye Toogood channels British brutalism for Mulberry

London – Mulberry’s creative director, Johnny Coca, commissioned Faye Toogood to come up with a new retail concept for the New Bond Street establishment.

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‘Clients in China are looking for something extraordinary and are willing to invest in it’

Shanghai – Influenced by contradictions in the life of Shanghai, Italian creative Alberto Caiola incorporates ideas of past and future into hybrid designs.

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Frame Awards judge Paola Navone wonders whether we’ll need objects in the future

Milan – Perpetual traveller – and part of our 2019 Residences category jury– Paola Navone contemplates fun, frittatas and an object-free future.

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Want to look better in video calls at work? Here’s a prototype that can help

Lausanne – Japanese designer Kohei Kojima focused on a rather neglected aspect of the aesthetics of remote working.

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Out Now: Frame 126 - Out of Office

Amsterdam – From autonomous cars that allow for a more productive use of commuting time to the comeback of company accommodation, where's the office headed?

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Nike’s House of Innovation 000 shows that big data does not equal loss of theatre

New York City – The brand’s new flagship on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is a five-storey paean to frictionless commerce.