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Celebrated Danish firm EFFEKT wins yet another design competition– this time for the Danish Cancer Society’s new Cancer Counseling Center.
March 21, 2012, 10:00 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum looks at the history of video games in a cultural context. Its curator has ideas of where gaming may be headed, too.
March 20, 2012, 11:49 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Designers reconsider wood for taller structures amidst growing ecological concerns of steel and concrete.
March 20, 2012, 5:27 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Facebook designers want users to remember and experience good interactions with friends — so much so that serotonin, our happiness hormone, has become a design guideline.
March 20, 2012, 5:23 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Outdoor gear maker Patagonia will likely see annual sales double their revenues of five years ago, thanks to chic consumers that the company didn’t intend to seduce. What’s their...
March 17, 2012, 9:29 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Designer Alberto Alessi opens up about his design principles, his latest project and the greatness of Italian product design.
March 16, 2012, 3:30 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
Integrated headphones and a microphone are powered by the sun, and the user’s phone and glove communicate wirelessly with the helmet.
March 16, 2012, 10:46 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The preliminary designs for the third segment of the High Line park in Manhattan were revealed Monday, showing not only design concepts, but how the park has transformed and revitalized a...
March 16, 2012, 10:10 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
At the World Wide Rome event, Italian entrepreneurs with a DIY spirit and open-source aspirations connected the dots between Italy’s glorious design history and today’s...
March 15, 2012, 7:33 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Designers with Gotham Bicycle Defense Industries developed a theft-resistant bike light to make urban cycling safer.
March 15, 2012, 9:30 AM PDT | By Beth Carter