Renee Collins

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The Convenience-Store Innovator of Bend, Oregon

In his 19 years of owning a gas station, Kent Couch has rolled out a beer cave, kombucha on tap, and uniformed attendants who greet customers by name.<p>Although mom-and-pop shops have been around for more than a century, the first predecessor of the convenience store in the U.S. is said to be a …

Customer Service

A Poster Design Compendium: 73 Award-Winning Designs - Page 3 of 3

Poster Design Projects from the Regional Design Annual (continued)<p>Central Market Chocolate Affair<p>Central Market Chocolate Affair // RBMM, Dallas; …

Dating's Dead, Long Live These 10 Millennial Mating Patterns

<i>The following was cowritten with our go-to millennial, Sarah Marcantonio:</i><p>Not only is it challenging for Generation X to understand the new millennial mating rules of the 21st century, it's difficult for <i>millennials themselves</i> to understand them, since there's often so much grey area. Here, we try to …

Photographer Spotlight: Kourtney Roy – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

They aren’t shiny unicorns, but these startups shine when it comes to clean energy

Do you ever get the feeling that everyone at the party has an energy startup company but you? That’s how I feel. The folks behind My Mosambi just …

Sheryl Sandberg

11 Hotels to Visit Before You Decorate Your Home

What better souvenir to bring home than a little decor inspiration?<p>Have you ever loved a hotel so much that you've been tempted to stay inside all day instead of actually exploring the city? We certainly have. While it's always nice to escape to a place where there's maid service, there are some …

Interior Design

City’s street furniture wins top international award

Sydney’s stylish new street furniture has received top honours at the world’s most prestigious design awards.The range of nine pieces designed by …

Why The Gender Leadership Gap Is So Much Worse For Women Of Color

For black, Hispanic, and Asian women, negative stereotypes and unconscious bias have widened the gender gap.<p>“From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, from universities to the courts, from religious institutions to philanthropic organizations, men are simply much more likely than women to …

A Poster Design Compendium: 73 Award-Winning Designs

I love posters. I’m not just talking about a few cleanly-framed posters on my walls. We’re talking a serious addiction here. Every inch of wall in my …

Graphic Design

Engineered Cotton Makes Magical GarmentsA Cornell University lab is applying nanotechnology to make textiles do a whole range of new and useful tricks. Chemical and biomolecular engineer Juan...

Engineered Cotton Makes Magical Garments<p>A Cornell University lab is applying nanotechnology to make textiles do a whole range of new and useful …

Gorgeous nerdy textiles

Detroit's Cyberoptix make hundreds of beautiful, nerdy textiles: linen library due-date scarves (also available as silk ties); bandana print …

Geek

This Colorful Textile Is Made Of Money Potpourri

When we see a dollar bill laying around, we see buying power. But without a numeral printed on each bill, paper money isn’t anything more than a proprietary piece of paper made out of a cotton/linen blend, just like the kind you might find upholstering your furniture.<p>Commissioned to design a …

These Brightly Patterned Textiles Create A Moiré Effect When Layered

Fashion designer Anouk van de Sande’s Print In Motion garments produce delightful and dizzying optical illusions.<p>For her graduate project Design Academy Eindhoven, fashion designer Anouk van de Sande wanted to create patterns that moved–not just on body but on the actual textile itself. For her</i> …

Print All Over Me turns search terms and mouse activity into textile patterns

Google data and mouse movements become customisable textile patterns in Print All Over Me's fashion collaboration with artist Lia and studio …

Google Search

MIT's experimental 3D printed shoe can snap into custom shapes and designs

A handful of sports brands have started 3D printing sneakers, but MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab is already taking the idea a step further. By using a …

These Gorgeous Textiles Change With The Environment, Like High-End Hypercolor

The stunning accessories in The Unseen’s Air collection are made with color-changing ink.<p>Inside the temperature-controlled accessories department of London retailer Selfridges, the back leather bags in The Unseen‘s <i>Air</i> collection don’t look much different than any of the other designer handbags on …

Water sensitive textile shelters become cheerful in the rain

Water Culture, a design project by Fabrica, aims to encourage people to change their negative perception of rainy weather. Water Culture is a textile …

Graphene-Coated Wearable 'E-Textile' Can Alert Wearer To Presence Of Dangerous Gases

Nitrogen dioxide is a noxious gas present in highly polluted air. It is released into the air from the combustion of fossil fuels, through energy generation and from transport vehicles. Long term exposure to nitrogen dioxide can be harmful to human health, and can lead to bronchitis and reduced …

Style debate: Textile vs Tactile

<b>Handmade garment is for eternity</b><p><b>Rahul Mishra</b><p>Eco friendly or organic is purely out of choice. It can be a textile but may not be organic. It depends …

How Tech and Textiles Are Transforming Fashion

From 3-D printed sneaker soles to yarn made from trash, a look at the future of fabric<p><b>YARN SPUN FROM TRASH</b> | A collaboration between the Dutch brand G-Star and Bionic Yarn, a startup led by Tyson Toussant and Pharrell Williams, G-Star RAW for the Oceans uses yarn made from a combination of recycled …

Gaming Conventions

Chinese textile firm Nanshan in Australia to explore innovation with Tasmanian wool - ABC Rural - ABC News

The Chinese wool textile firm Nanshan Corporation is collaborating with Australia's wool industry to bring new products to market.<p>Senior managers …

Dwell

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Photos: A rare glimpse of the stunning colors inside the United States’ forgotten textile mills

When most of our garments bear “Made in…” labels from distant countries, it’s easy to forget that the US still has its own huge textile industry, generating $18.3 billion in exports, according to the US Department of Commerce. In luminous testimony to the mills that were once a pillar of the …

Textile Industry

Articles about awesome-software-converts-music-beatles-and-queen-textile-patterns on Dwell.com - Dwell

British designer Nadia-Anne Ricketts spins sound waves into graphic textiles.<p>Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a …

500 LEDs Bring an Interactive Textile to Life

"Touch it and it will answer."<p>Fabric can be so much more than just the materials we use to keep ourselves clothed and warm. Fabric can be alive. And 29-year-old Swedish textile designer Malin Bobeck is an artist who breathes life into fabric. We last covered her work while she was still a student …

Breaking borders: After & Again puts an artsy spin on traditional Mexican textiles

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17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

This Graphene-Based Paper Can Walk, Fold and Twirl on Its Own

It used to be the case that only skilled witches and wizards could make their origami fold itself. But now, clever Muggles have stumbled upon the …

What Happens When You Add a Silly Putty Ingredient to Sand? You Get "Kinetic Sand"

Denmark may have the lockdown on Lego, but a neighboring country is also producing something children can use to build things: Sand. No ordinary …

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MIT develops material that stores sunlight and releases it later as heat - ExtremeTech

By on January 12, 2016 at 11:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The sun is always hanging in …