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Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet

Studies suggest that regenerating soil by turning our backs on industrial farming holds the key to tackling climate change<p>It’s getting hot out there. Every one of the past 14 months has broken the global temperature record. Ice cover in the Arctic sea just hit a new low, at 525,000 square miles …

Farming

Technology trends for 2016

The following is an infographic identifying technological trends for 2016. This forms part of an assignment for an EDID 6506 course in issues and trends in instructional design, technology and distance education

Modern Bicycle Folds Up Easily for Quick Transport

<i>One Shot</i> is a unique concept by designers Valentina Vecchia and Marilena Alberga that takes a fixed-belt bicycle and allows it to fold up into a small and easily transportable package. Bike design has become an increasingly common area of study due to its rise in popularity among urban residents …

Commuting

Italian cuisine: a taste of Tuscany and Liguria's regional dishes

<b>Lunigiana</b> is where my mother's family comes from. It is on the border of Tuscany and Liguria and was home to the ancient Luni people, moon …

Inversion: Steven Holl Unveils LED-lit Sculptures Carved from 21 Million-Year-Old Stone for Milan Design Week

Steven Holl Architects has an incredible installation planned for Milan’s Interni Hybrid Architecture Exhibition. Called INVERSION, the installation …

Design

10 American Designs and Designers That Will Inspire You

A look at unique and innovative designs.<p>The theme of the April 2013 issue of <i>House Beautiful</i> is all-American design. It's funny to realize that though I have been traveling and looking at design all over the world for my site, theaccessorator.com, I have never focused on design in my own country! It …

7 Inspirational Quotes That Offer Great Design Advice (PHOTOS)

Great design advice from a professional can often cost you a pretty penny. But we don't think it should. That's why we've rounded up seven inspirational quotes from our favorite designers about what they think are the tricks for making a house a home. Click through our slideshow to learn a few …

KST Dining Table by Livius Härer and Ada Ihmels

Marble! It’s not going anywhere this year. I can’t wait to see how people will use it in the coming months.<p>This dining table called KST, designed by …

Handguns and Tricycles: Museum of Craft and Design Reopens With a Bang

Author: Nathan Hurst. Nathan Hurst Design<p>Date of Publication: 04.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:57 pm. 2:57 pm<p>Michael Cooper, <i>Trainer Tricycle III</i>, …

Expert Advice: 15 Essential Tips for Designing the Kitchen

With more than 50 kitchen projects under his belt, Jerome Buttrick of Buttrick Projects (formerly Buttrick Wong Architects) is a veteran of kitchen …

Prototyping With Meteor

Meteor is far more than a quick prototyping tool, but it sure is great for prototyping. In this tutorial, we'll walk through the process of turning a …

JavaScript

A Guide to Infographic Elements

When it comes to visualizing data, it’s important to pick the right graph and the right kind of data range. Make it too detailed, and information …

Data Visualization

How 3D Printing Actually Works

Now that 3D printing — the process of making three-dimensional solid objects from digital designs — is available and affordable to individual …

Logo Design: Chairs

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Fast Company | fastcompany:   THE 2013 INNOVATION BY DESIGN...

New innovation to ease springtime mudflat-squidging

Do you like to watch birds and other animals (or even your neighbours)? If so, then you'll be happy to learn about a wonderful advance in technology …

This Is The Last Day To Enter Our Design Awards!

Now accepting entries. All finalists will appear in our October 2013 design issue.<p>Last year, Co.Design and Fast Company inaugurated the Innovation By Design Awards, a celebration of the year’s most inspiring design work. And now, I’m happy to tell you, it’s back! We’ll be accepting entries until …

Tradition and Innovation in Scientific Progress

Over at the arXiv, a great paper was recently posted entitled "Tradition and Innovation in Scientists' Research Strategies." It's fascinating and …

9 Elevator Innovations That Lifted Cities and Established Empires | WIRED

There may be no single invention that shaped the modern city as much as the elevator. But the elevator, of course, is not a single invention. It's a …

Landscape Planning And Environmental Impact Design (Natural and Built Environment Series) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

Written for use in undergraduate and postgraduate planning courses and for those involved in all aspects of the planning process, this comprehensive …

8 Insights About The Coming Era Of Interactive Design

This 18-minute documentary talks to some of the brightest in the industry about what’s next.<p>It’s all moving so quickly. Just yesterday, we were amazed by the miracle of making calls from our cars. Now we’re furious when our 4G cuts out while streaming an HD video on a four-inch touch screen, just …

Maui Landscape Design

Maui

Submarine Power Cables: Design, Installation, Repair, Environmental Aspects (Power Systems)

The demand for high-performance submarine power cables is increasing as more and more offshore wind parks are installed, and the national electric …

Is There Enough Green Space for Everyone? What About Athens, Greece? | The Global Grid

<b>Is it possible for people to connect with nature while living in urban environments? Especially in big cities with poor access green spaces?</b><p>Here are …

Ecology

NASA Ames Wins Environmental Award

The award ceremony will take place at Mountain View's Intuit campus on May 30.<p>The federal government's most "green" building continues to bring …