Point of View - Point of View March 2009
Good design, good food, and a great cause
We still have so much to learn from Brad Pitt…and more
A new exhibit at Material ConneXion reintroduces the designer to a product-loving public
A new exhibit provides a colorful outlet for young designers
Could energy auditing be in your future?
When not producing, rapping, mixing it up with the paparazzi, or playing death matches of Connect Four with his celebrity friends, the world’s last Renaissance man, Kanye West, is blogging. About everything. On his site, there are categories you might expect to see (music, fashion, girls, cars) and several you might not (architecture, furniture, lighting). Not that I’m shocked by…
Swarovski brings the bling to the Canadian landscape…and more.
She’d been a designer at Rolling Stone for fifteen years, she knew how to make something stand out in Times Square, and she received the AIGA medal last year. Why not ask her to design the March cover? Well, not only did we get to collaborate with Gail Anderson, but I think most of the SpotCo design team came with…
Nuggets of wisdom from the managing director of the multi-generation Italian design firm
Until the awards site is fully functional, some notes on this year’s honorees
And how did it become such an enduring icon of lawlessness?
The Indian rupee wants some graphic love…and more.
Young designers work towards defining a movement with a new exhibition in San Francisco.
Feel less guilty about your fast food habit
Hollywood royalty helps debunk the myth of “clean coal”
Acronyms unite! USGBC’s LEED, UK’s BREAM, and Australia’s Green Star to set standard metrics for green buildings…and more.
A silent concert of lighting designs graced the Helen Mills Theater last night for the exhibition Audible Light. New York City students from across the design spectrum competed for cash prizes in the Illuminating Engineering Society’s ninth-annual student lighting competition. Faced with the challenge of translating sound into light without making any noise, approximately 50 entrants played off notions of…
The New York Public Library throws a spotlight on design in theater
What would you do with an empty urban lot?