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Ispa link & Link Axix – Nike’s new disassemblable and fully recyclable shoes

Ispa Link and Link Axis are two innovative sneakers by Nike designed to be taken apart and fully recycled at the end of their life cycle

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An exhibition in Venice celebrates glass in modern design

85 glass objects produced by historic brand FontanaArte from 1932 to 1996 are on show on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice from 4 April to 31 July 2022

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Contemporary Craftsmanship: the finalists for the LOEWE Craft Prize 2022

The Loewe Craft Prize, each year, celebrates the excellence of the world’s best craftsmen and craftswomen.

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Space Age Design: when designers went nuts for balls

Fifteen iconic globe-shaped designs of the 1960s and 1970s

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The 60th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano moves to June 2022

Salone del Mobile . Milano (Milan Furniture Fair) will take place from 7th to 12th June 2022.

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Why the Metaverse could make Zuckerberg the most powerful man in history

Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse might get over the current dichotomy between virtual and physical and create new forms of society, economy, and governance

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The NeXTcube (1988-1995), history and design

History and design of the NeXTcube, the iconic black workstation with which Steve Jobs showed the world what the perfect computer should be in 1988

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A brief history of the electric car

A brief history of the electric car; images and description of seven European and American seminal electric automobiles manufactured from 1881 to 1996

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Swedish office Front creates a furniture collection designed by nature

Swedish design office Front – founded by Sofia Lagerkvist and Anna Lindgren – has designed a new, intriguing collection of seating furniture inspired by nature

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Here We Are! Women in Design at the Vitra Design Museum

The exhibition – running at the Vitra Design Museum until March 6, 2022 – presents the work of women in design over the past 120 years in the context of the struggle for equal rights

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LDF 2021 / Mellifera by Arthur Mamou-Mani at Fortnum & Mason

Made from fermented sugar, the components of the installation Mellifera are fully compostable will be reusable after the event.

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LDF 2021 / “Medusa”by Tin Drum and Sou Fujimoto at the V&A Museum

Produced in collaboration with Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, “Medusa” is a visualization of architecture in a Mixed Reality medium

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‘Supersalone’ design fair to take place in Milan from 5 to 10 September 2021

‘Supersalone’ will be a sort of design library aimed at highlighting new products that have been presented by manufacturing companies in the last 18 months

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Belgium | Young designers between sustainability and experimentation on show at CID

The four finalists of the 2020 Young Artists Award are featured in an exhibition, titled Materia, taking place at the CID at Grand-Hornu.

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When did they get into our homes? A brief history of houseplants

How and when did plants enter our homes? From the 17th century to the present day, a brief history of our relationship with houseplants

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Innovative bike helmet is made of bone-inspired 3D printed latticework

Chinese designers have recently developed a bike helmet, called Voronoi, which combines parametric modeling, bionics, and 3D printing

Susan Kare, the woman who made the Apple Macintosh smile

The history of Susan Kare, the artist behind the design of the graphical interface elements and fonts of the original Apple Macintosh

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At the Maat in Lisbon, Dotdotdot’s multisensory installation tells the climate emergency

The Maat – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon hosts the multisensory itinerary “Earth Bits – Sensing the Planetary”

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Design: Vitra Design Museum celebrates 40 years of Memphis

Vitra Design Museum features the exhibition “Memphis 40 Years of Kitsch and Elegance” including works by Sottsass, De Lucchi, Graves, Radice, Shire, Du Pasquier, and Shiro Kuramata

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Rethinking the world. Radical design in an age of crisis

“Design In An Age Of Crisis” is an international open call inviting creative professionals, the public, and students to create innovative design through radical thinking.

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Beazley Designs of the year 2020 | Product design nominees

The 24 nominees in the product design category give a very interesting, at times surprising, insight into the contemporary design

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2021 Milan Furniture Fair postponed, again

Fiera Milano has announced that the Milan Furniture Fair 2021 has been postponed from April to 5-10 September 2021

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Fantastic beasts and mythological creatures; highlights from the Bosa ceramics collection

Strange animals and mythological figures are the most recurring subjects in Bosa’s tableware and home accessories collections

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CRA presents Scribit Pen, the world’s first fully compostable marker

Scribit Pen is eco-friendly in all its components. The pen barrel is available in wood, bioplastic, and aluminum. Inside it lies a natural fiber ink cartridge and nib

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Will we travel at 1000 km per hour? The first ‘Pegasus’ passenger test

Designed for Virgin Hyperloop by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and Kilo – Pegasus travels at speeds of over 1,000 km per hour

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The ‘Milano Design City’ will run from 28 September through 10 October 2020

The program includes events, talks, workshops and exhibitions that will be hosted in the showrooms, museums and art galleries


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