Point of View - Point of View June 2015

 

2015 Rudy Bruner Award Medalists Tackle Big Urban Issues

The five 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence medalists illustrate that it’s possible for good design to have significant social impact, tackling big issues like the quality of public education, homelessness, and public health.

The five 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence medalists illustrate that it’s possible for good design to have significant social impact, tackling big issues like the quality of public education, homelessness, and public health.

Remembering the Life and Work of Ecological Artist Jackie Brookner

Jackie Brookner was a pioneering ecological artist, designer, writer and educator. Here, she is remembered for her passionate work with ecologists, design professionals, and communities on water remediation/landscape restoration for parks and wetlands, among many other projects.

Jackie Brookner was a pioneering ecological artist, designer, writer and educator. Here, she is remembered for her passionate work with ecologists, design professionals, and communities on water remediation/landscape restoration for parks and wetlands, among many other projects.

The Best of NeoCon 2015

The annual #MetropolisLikes awards program highlighted the very best design offerings at this year's NeoCon.

The annual #MetropolisLikes awards program highlighted the very best design offerings at this year’s NeoCon.

With Acrovyn, Wall Art Gets a Digital Dimension

Hand-painted murals or vinyl wallpaper rejuvenate what would be dreary backdrops to patient care. A new product makes them pop like never before.

White, sterile walls are typical of hospitals; so to brighten interiors, artists are commissioned to help give facilities a pop of color and personality. Hand-painted murals or vinyl wallpaper rejuvenate what would be austere or even dreary backdrops to patient care. However, these methods do come with their own set of drawbacks. “In the past, I had art printed on…

How Design Can Help Plan for Growth

With the unpredictable rate of growth in startups, their office space needs to be able to accommodate almost anything. Metropolis asked three companies that topped Forbes’ list of hottest startups how they planned for expansion at the onset of their business.

With the unpredictable rate of growth in startups, their office space needs to be able to accommodate almost anything. Metropolis asked three companies that topped Forbes’ list of hottest startups how they planned for expansion at the onset of their business.

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