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Sure, every designer strives to create products that are simple and easy to use. For award-winning design firm Black + Blum, adding humor is their way of achieving these innovation goals.
February 29, 2012, 11:50 AM PST | By Reena Jana
In a densely packed Tokyo neighborhood, a Japanese designer has made a beautiful–and liveable house– using just four square meters of space.
February 29, 2012, 7:00 AM PST | By Beth Carter
Michael Nutter is recognized for his focus on city wide planning initiatives that have transformed Philadelphia into a smart and sustainable city.
February 28, 2012, 12:17 PM PST | By Sun Joo Kim
Design contest shows airports powered by tidal energy and “pocket airports” built into tall urban buildings.
February 28, 2012, 11:46 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
This year’s Pritzker Prize–architecture’s greatest honor–goes to Wang Shu. His victory is also one for contemporary Chinese design, as it signifies China’s growing...
February 27, 2012, 11:42 AM PST | By Reena Jana
Soon, you might need to make sure your batteries are charged up before heading out on the town — not to power your phone, but to illuminate your duds.
February 27, 2012, 6:00 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The library houses glue-lam ribs that are structure, infrastructure, and furniture all at once.
February 26, 2012, 8:41 PM PST | By Sun Joo Kim
Automated window blinds can save lighting costs, but often have flaws that make office workers uncomfortable. How can designers create buildings with smarter, and not just smart, shades?
February 25, 2012, 7:08 PM PST | By Reena Jana
Three designs offer ways for office workers to find a little peace and quiet.
February 24, 2012, 11:35 AM PST | By Sun Joo Kim
Introducing the GunnerCase, a cell phone case made to absorb shock just like a recoil pad on a shotgun.
February 24, 2012, 11:23 AM PST | By Beth Carter