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updated February 13, 2017

flagWorkshops here

This year's Brooklyn Designs event program includes Kickstarter workshops, 3D printing demonstrations and panel discussions. May 5-7.

flagModern matters

Artsy Blog offers their list of mid-century modernist designers, without Charles and Ray Eames.

flagFacts not fakes

The Guardian tweets two dozen facts about climate change.

flagFurniture facts

The annual FIRA Statistics Digest for the UK Furniture Industry confirms imports significantly outpace exports.

flagDesign on Netflix

Watch the YouTube trailer for Abstract: The Art of Design, a Netflix original documentary series.

flagSnap to it

Enter ideas for innovative furniture hardware or components in Mockett's design competition. Deadline: September 6.

flagParis presents

M&O Newsmagazine publishes a 17-page summary of participants in the MAISON&OBJET exhibition in Paris, January 2017.

flagAZ Awards

Designers and students can enter concepts developed or presented for the first time in 2016 to win AZ Awards. Deadline: February 21.

flagStick to it

Sugru, a mouldable, self-adhesive and self-curing waterproof silicone elastomer, adheres to most materials, including metals, ceramics, glass, wood and ABS plastics.

flagDown under design

The Australian Good Design Awards showcase superior examples of good design from a broad range of industries and design disciplines. Deadline: March 1.

flagAnthology sustains

University of Brighton professsor Jonathan Chapman's book, Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design, presents an anthology of sustainable product design that includes "key protagonists in the field" of contemporary design research.

flagColour feature

The Mondaq website notes the Canadian Industrial Design Office added registering a colour as a design feature to their procedures.

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