Point of View - Point of View February 2009
An amazing roster of speakers with designs on inspiration
Norwegian architect and Pritzker Prize winner Sverre Fehn dies…and more news.
Intel’s Tech Heaven offered a glimpse of how the future’s gearing up
A little on last night’s big event
A look at Steven Holl’s winning design for an office-tower complex in Shenzhen, China
Good form and socially responsible design get the Fennia Prize seal of approval
A student’s take on sustainable, yet cold, furniture
David Rockwell goes to the Oscars…and more.
Projects from industrial design students present a future with zero emissions
Maybe we should have an intern who just works on education metaphors, because we seem to need at least one a year. After two rounds with an outside designer who decided he wasn’t right for us, various holidays, and three days of full-tilt art-department energy, the dust finally settled, and we went with the clearest direction. The simplicity of a…
Have a look inside Corbu’s funky little shack
Vote for your favorite Greener Gadget
A new book celebrates the logos, signs, and menus of fried-chicken joints.
Hey Brits, Martha Schwartz has something to say about your gardens. And it’s not good.
A new online tool may help decrease energy usage in the home
The Copenhagen-based firm boasts an impressive roster of residential work.
The museum searches Korea for products and uses a Brooklyn subway station as a temporary gallery
A large-scale light installation persuades viewers to get involved
A hotel tower in the landmark Beijing complex goes up in flames.