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DoepelStrijkers applies circular economy principles to Circl pavilion

Dutch studio DoepelStrijkers incorporated a variety of innovative sustainable concepts into this multipurpose space at the offices of a bank in …

Architecture

Urban Rivers designs a multiplayer Trashbot Game to clean the Chicago River

The non-profit organization Urban Rivers is currently fundraising to deploy a remote-controlled, trash-cleaning robot on the Chicago River. Urban …

Beyond DIY: Meet The Polish Techno Artist Designing Her Own Electronics

Ewa Justka's unusual instruments are breathing life into the world of synthesizer design.<p>London-based techno artist Ewa Justka isn’t any ordinary producer: she designs and builds her own instruments. The Warsaw native is a self-taught synth maker whose work showcases multi-sensory tableaus that …

Eco-Friendly Insulation Offers Thermal Performance, Sound Absorption and Fire Resistance at the Same Time

With the aim of promoting more efficient ways to isolate and protect building envelopes, the Chilean team Rootman has developed Thermoroot; a …

Design Professor Shares Witty Wisdom in Honest Charts About Creative Life

When you’re a graphic design student, you’ve got more questions than answers. They range from the technical queries, like how to use Photoshop, to existential crises that force you to consider (and reconsider) your entire creative practice. Mitch Goldstein, an Assistant Professor of Design at the …

casagrande laboratory's micro-apartment measures one parking space

<b>head architect marco casagrande of casagrande laboratory has installed a micro-apartment building in a bustling helsinki square.</b> measuring a mere 2.5 …

Interesting and colorful paintings made with controlled pours

Ian Davenport developed a cool technique of pouring paint down surfaces, allowing paint in works like <i>Giardini Colourfall</i> to pool at the bottom. …

Art

Spotify for typographers font library launches

Typeface collections are a fundamental yet expensive asset for designers. This might have caused some creatives (whisper it) to steal fonts in the …

Typography

Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2017 Edition

<i>Call for entries: The International Design Awards closes Monday night! Don’t miss it.</i> Welcome to the latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for …

Graphic Design

Zombies Protest the G20 in Hamburg: Pictures

The Arts

Industrial Design: Tableware for Visually Impaired People

I really do take a great joy featuring projects that use design to help others. It is the very case with Eatsy, adaptive tableware for the visually …

Product Design

Best blogs about permaculture

Posts: 192<p>Location: SW of France<p>1<p>posted 6 years ago<p>Hi,<p>i'm wondering what are your best blogs about permacultures ? from farmers, urban gardeners, …

High Design: The Growing Role of Design in the Cannabis Industry

A mellow look at America's fastest growing field<p><i>Happy 4/20! To celebrate the dankiest day of the year, we'll be taking a mini tour through the</i> …

Cannabis

SF Zoo’s only polar bear dies at 36

Uulu, the oldest polar bear in the U.S., has died at the San Francisco Zoo of what old polar bears and other old animals die of.<p>“Advanced age,” said a statement from the zoo Friday.<p>Uulu, who was 36, had also “experienced a rapid decline in her health due to congestive heart failure.”<p>She came to the …

San Francisco

Brazil’s response to a huge yellow fever outbreak: Kill the monkeys

BRASILIA — A yellow fever outbreak is tearing through Brazil leaving thousands dead in its wake — thousands of monkeys, that is.<p>The epidemic, the worst Brazil has seen in decades, has killed more than 200 people so far. But it's also threatening to wipe out some of the country’s most endangered …

Monkeys

The best YouTube channels for designers and developers

YouTube is slowly becoming the new TV – and people are relying more and more on it to get updates on the topics they care about. Here are…Continue …

UX Design

Beginning Your Medicinal Herb Garden: Part I - Organic Gardening

Even though our gardens and pasture are still covered in about 3 feet of snow, I’m thinking about and planning for my spring garden. In just a few …

Grow Your Own Miniature Fruit Trees - Organic Gardening

When I wrote of choosing fruit trees for you home here, I didn’t mention the miniature fruit trees because they can’t survive temperatures below …

Gardening

Top 5 Tools For Freelance Designers

Working for yourself, and being your own boss─it sounds great, and for the most part, it is. Yet, all the flexibility that you have as a freelancer …

The Indoor Garden That Can Feed an Entire Neighborhood

By Amanda Froelich<p>There's a lot to appreciate about the Swedish company IKEA. From its numerous projects which have helped raise awareness about the …

Rio De Janeiro
Permaculture

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

Stefan Sagmeister’s Jokes Have Officially Gotten Old

At the Webstock conference in New Zealand, the designer led with a tasteless story he’s been telling for years. It didn’t go over well.<p>Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister has become the subject of controversy today after telling an off-color joke at the annual web conference Webstock in Wellington, …

Graphic Design

Create perfect social media images with this handy cheat sheet

Whether you're using Twitter, Facebook, or still clinging on to Google Plus, one thing you'll notice is that social media platforms like to make …

Now Anyone Can Build Ikea’s Experimental Garden

A few months ago, Ikea’s innovation lab Space10 released a garden structure called the Growroom. Aimed for neighborhood use by city dwellers who don’t have backyards, the spherical wooden planter is meant to be a way to grow food locally and sustainably.<p>On Friday, Space10 published the entire set …

San Francisco

Donald Trump’s Plan to Outsource Immigration Enforcement to Local Cops

The president pledged to detain and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but to do so, he’ll need to enlist the help of local authorities.<p>Bed space was so hard to come by inside immigrant detention facilities across the country last fall that federal officials scrambled to rent out extra …

Immigration

How to Build a Garden That Grows Forever

It keeps growing and growing and growing...<p>Connor Stedman, an agroforestry specialist and ecologist at garden design firm AppleSeed Permaculture, uses a farming practice called permaculture that exploits natural relationships between plants to create a long-lasting garden that will grow without …

6 ways to improve your business cards

So you’ve followed our advice on how to design a business card, and you’ve designed something that looks pretty decent. But you’re still not happy …

How To Grow Your Own Turmeric Indoors (It's Easier Than You Think)

Late winter is the perfect time to plant this potent anti-inflammatory root.<p>Sure, you can buy turmeric powder from the spice department to whip up …

Food