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Microsoft’s recently-filed patent describes a handset that’s a multi-tasker’s dream, but research into power-scavenging shows handsets could be much more powerful.
September 26, 2011, 2:37 PM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The latest data from the American Institute of Architects, in the form of a trusted economic indicator known as the Architecture Billings Index, suggest that companies are seeking to hire...
September 26, 2011, 9:23 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Are there specific tips for designing products (and services) that are socially responsible, green, and likely to appeal to wide audiences around the world? A panel of experts on design for...
September 21, 2011, 7:32 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Using robots, two architects and professors in Zurich push the limits of computer and digital fabrication in design and construction.
September 21, 2011, 7:25 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
The world’s largest producer of ketchup launches redesigned dip and squeeze packets in retail stores.
September 20, 2011, 6:54 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
At an opening session of the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting in New York, former U.S. president Bill Clinton discussed an innovative program to fund new jobs in the green...
September 20, 2011, 9:42 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
A new study by J.D. Power and Associates shows that simple design issues such as the placement of door locks and cup-holders inside a car influence how happy new vehicle owners are with their...
September 19, 2011, 7:30 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Architect Arata Isozaki and artist Anish Kapoor are collaborating on the design of a mobile concert hall dubbed Ark Nova. Sponsored by the Lucerne Festival, the Ark Nova will tour regions of Japan...
September 19, 2011, 6:43 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
For its annual “Masters of Design” issue, Fast Company magazine and its site Co.Design did away with traditional lists and created an appropriately boundary-blurring matrix naming the...
September 17, 2011, 8:15 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Developed by an MIT architecture graduate, the Pinwheel House meets the challenge of building affordable, sustainable shelters for highly populated rural areas of emerging and developing countries.
September 15, 2011, 7:29 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim