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Signgeist 9: The Sustainable Rewards of Forensic Design

06/04/14

Signgeist 9: The Sustainable Rewards of Forensic Design

Cracking the case with design analysis

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How I Learned to Design the Life I Love

06/03/14

How I Learned to Design the Life I Love

Notes from an IIDA chapter event in Kansas City.

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A Design Upgrade Rethinks a Material You Thought You Knew

05/30/14

A Design Upgrade Rethinks a Material You Thought You Knew

With Corian DeepColor solid surface, designers don't have to worry about scratches or stretch lines again.

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MOOCs Are Here to Stay

05/28/14

MOOCs Are Here to Stay

What lies in store for universities, business, engineering, and science schools when every ounce of knowledge is available online, for free?

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Massimo Vignelli: 1931-2014

05/27/14

Massimo Vignelli: 1931-2014

One of the last high modernist designers dies at 83.

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Glasgow School of Art Begins Its Recovery After Fire, And It Needs Your Help

05/27/14

Glasgow School of Art Begins Its Recovery After Fire, And It Needs Your Help

The school has set up a fund to help restore the historic library designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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Back in the Spotlight: Alexander Girard Makes a Splash at New York Design Week

05/19/14

Back in the Spotlight: Alexander Girard Makes a Splash at New York Design Week

A temporary exhibit celebrates the reissuing of several rare pieces by the architect-designer.

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The Concrete Cacophony: How New Media May Save Modern Architecture

05/15/14

The Concrete Cacophony: How New Media May Save Modern Architecture

'Icon or Eyesore' returns to ponder the existing legacy of concrete modern buildings.

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H.R. Giger, The Visionary behind 'Alien,' Has Died

05/15/14

H.R. Giger, The Visionary behind 'Alien,' Has Died

The dreary surrealist, who trained as an architect and industrial designer, was 74.

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Watch How Eventscape Fabricated Three-Story Origami Columns

05/12/14

Watch How Eventscape Fabricated Three-Story Origami Columns

These aren't your average columns

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