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April 27, 2008

MA brings the world to Atlanta

MA brings the world to Atlanta

Atlanta, GA? Not the hotbed for progressive culture and design we would like it to be. Yet. MA has set out to bring the world to Atlanta and Atlanta to the world. Check out the MA website and come out for the Home Tour.

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April 22, 2008

Architecture is a Strange Industry

Architecture is a Strange Industry

Its really quite odd (and ridiculous) what actually gets press in Architecture, seriously. I am starting to see a trend with the press reporting on these hideous concepts and actual projects going up (or floating) in Dubai. For example, this latest project was posted on Gizmodo, but originally on NPR. I mean, yeah the floating […]

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April 7, 2008

Death Defying House

Death Defying House

The New York Times has a short little interview with the couple behind this new house thats been getting a bit of press lately. For sure this is an interesting concept. But I love when they ask them about what about the comfort for say elderly people. They say, oh after a few months, its […]

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April 4, 2008

Complex Matters

Holy Micro-Structure Batman! Complex Matters works with, among many disciplines, designers (see Sean Hanna and Assa Ashuach) producing intricate and flexible material lattices. It will be interesting to see the how the relationship evolves between aesthetics and performance with such hyper-specificity.

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March 19, 2008

Slider Case

Slider Case

Where was this when I got my iPhone case, oh well! Design by Incase

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March 16, 2008

Heart Beans

Ultimately, Heat-Beans is a coffee-grinder, set to operate according to the user’s heart-beats. It is a personal product from quality mahogany, in which a motor is built, controlled by an apparatus to measures the pace of the beating heart (HBM, Heart Beat Monitor); also included are peripheral electronics that bind […]

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March 9, 2008

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

Save the Holy Grail of American Graphic Design

The Center for Design Studies has purchased and begun restoration of the Gastrotypographicalassemblage – one of the most important artifacts in graphic design history. This masterpiece by Lou Dorfman and Herb Lubalin adorned the walls of CBS until its dismantlement in the 80′s. Read the classic tale of heroes and villains and get involved.

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February 21, 2008

Stair Bookcase

Stair Bookcase

This is pure hotness. For all you people with little spaces or stairs, rock this setup! “The stairs going up to the attic room of a Victorian row house in London have been fitted with books that line each riser and wrap around the edges…” (Boing Boing)

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February 12, 2008

Probarious

Probarious

YWFT’S friend Yosuke slipped us the word about a very nice exhibition at Diesel Denim Gallery, Aoyama Tokyo. By Swedish Designer “PMKFA” and Japanese multidisciplinary architecture firm “assistant“. Check the Photoset.

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February 8, 2008

Inside the Mastermind of Biba: Barbara Hulanicki

Biba remains one of the most evocative names in British design history; it pioneered a new style, mixing the contemporary with Art Nouveau, Art Deco and the golden age of Hollywood, dressing itself in the richly luxuriant colours of a bygone time. For more info check this.

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January 20, 2008

R&Sie(n)

R&Sie(n)

Always excellent work from French architects “R&Sie(n)“. In their work, built forms are never static. Materials and forms are temporal, becoming vegetal agglomerations or literally animated by raw animal strength. Also, check out their work and other intriguing work at Scripted by Purpose.

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December 30, 2007

Tino Schaedler

Tino Schaedler

Some very nice projects over at Tino Schaedler. The Strato cruiser project has been getting good reviews for a unique approach to airship design.

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