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A new translucent fabric is five times more soundproof than traditional curtains.
May 31, 2012, 7:49 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Hotels are by definition temporary housing. Why not take the idea a step further with pop-up accommodations–and follow one of the 21st century’s biggest design (and business) trends?
May 31, 2012, 3:08 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Smartphones are a pricey luxury for most of us, going unused for much of the day. A Kickstarter project called Limb.al would like to change that.
May 31, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Google creates a program to build healthier workplaces.
May 30, 2012, 8:13 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Can the purchase of an expensive, yet original design object be contextualized as an investment in the design industry, manufacturing R&D, and national economies?
May 30, 2012, 3:30 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Product design students at MIT and RISD teamed up to design an innovative stroller device to make being an urban parent just a little bit easier.
May 30, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
The city of Johannesburg is shaking off its dangerous image with the help of young entrepreneurs who are importing ideas from stylish cities abroad.
May 29, 2012, 6:48 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Noting key trends observed at New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair and its satellite events can provide helpful research for designers–and businesses.
May 29, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Art for rent? That’s the concept behind Artify It, a web-based subscription service for people who appreciate art but can’t — or don’t want to — buy it.
May 29, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
A graduate studio at the Yale School of Architecture explores the relationship between design and real estate development. Where is the corresponding class for real estate developers?
May 28, 2012, 7:03 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim