Robert Jakobson

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Milan Design Week 2013 Preview

With Milan Design Week 2013 just a few short days away we've been inundated with sneak peeks of collections both big and small. Rather than keep everything under wraps until we see it in person we've put together a short, exclusive preview of five select pieces and where they can be found during …

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A Dead Simple Lantern With A Clever Multi-Purpose Design

Spot is basically just two parts: a light and a handle. But what a useful handle it is.<p>My RSS reader cuts a wide path through the design wilds of the web, so rarely is there a day where I don’t see some sort of new lighting concept. Some are meant to be hung, others are meant to sit on a desk, a …

Big Data’s Hidden Weakness

What we risk missing when we kneel at the altar of data.<p>No matter what problem you’re talking about these days, Big Data is inevitably the answer. We hear it constantly. Data will help us live healthier lives. Data will allow us to design smarter cities. Data will make sure nobody makes a bad TV …

Is Tim O’Reilly’s Internet Evangelism Actually A Blight?

Ever wonder where the term “Web 2.0” came from? You might not like knowing the answer.<p>Open source. Web 2.0. Government as a platform. These are the memes of Internet evangelist Tim O’Reilly. They’re words we’ve all heard but few people can specifically define, and that’s for good reason: They’re …

Thomas Keller On Why Passion Shouldn’t Drive You

Even if you aren’t a foodie, chances are, you’ve heard the name Thomas Keller–the creative culinary force behind The French Laundry, Per Se and Bouchon. A while back, I interviewed Keller for a piece on culinary schools published in <i>Lucky Peach</i>. But as with any article, a lot was left on the cutting …

Résidence Nguyen by Atelier Moderno

"A topography of volumes and materials affirms itself throughout, changing its presence and effect as one circulates within" Résidence Nguyen by</b> …

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Twisted pillar of Saint Severin church, Paris. by Arnaud Frich on design-dautore.com