Articles tagged Technology

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Slack’s new Californian HQ honours the hiking trail that leads to its Vancouver office

San Francisco – When Studio O+A was asked to design the San Francisco head office for workplace app Slack, the team found inspiration in an odd place: the Pacific outdoors.

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In London, the un-geeking of VR use while in public has officially begun

London – Red Deer has created a Blade Runner-like space where VR fans can feel both privately at ease but enjoy the tech socially. Welcome to Otherworld.

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Studio Drift and Duran Duran honour the moon landing with a drone performance

Merritt Island, USA – For the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing, Duran Duran joined Studio Drift for a special performance of Franchise Freedom.

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This Parisian house marries technology with green surroundings

Paris – Villa S, an interconnected residence designed by Jakob + MacFarlane, pays an homage to Art Nouveau by blending together machine and organic form.

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Technology is the tool of choice for these five Jerusalem Design Week exhibitors

Jerusalem – During this edition of the Jerusalem Design Week, exhibitors used technology to update traditional ways of working, and to question its implications.

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Designers pulled out all the (tech) stops for the biggest multimedia production in Latvian history

Riga – Masterful feats in stage design and direction gave weight to Both Sides (Abas Malas), a dance-and-multimedia show that celebrated Latvia's centenary.

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'The challenge posed by emerging tech is to make sure you’re not seduced by its novelty'

Sheffield – Universal Everything’s founder and director Matt Pyke believes spaces can come alive and react to your presence.

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No matter how you cut it, Laminam's new ceramic slabs look as elegant inside as out

Modena, Italy – The Italian finishes brand debuted a collection you can cook on, made with its pioneering IN-SIDE technology. 

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Hyundai’s fintech workspace blends the highly digital with the highly human

Seoul – As Hyundai Card evolves into an increasingly digital service, Gensler provides a new workplace that links it to a traditional focus on employee creativity. 

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Want to see life on Mars? Look to SEArch+'s prize-winning habitat concept for NASA

New York City – The American firm's first place proposal is a conceptual habitat for humans that could be 3D-printed from indigenous Martian material using autonomous robotics.

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Five exhibitions not to miss at Cité du design during Biennale Saint-Étienne 2019

Saint-Étienne, France – The 11th edition of Biennale Saint-Étienne – entitled Me, You, Nous – focuses on finding common ground between people through design.

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Had glow-in-the-dark ceiling stars as a child? ASB’s Deep Lumen Cube is the grown-up version

Amsterdam – At Frame Lab 2019, the German company’s collaboration with Marc Gumpinger was installed to give visitors an illuminated, immersive experience.