The architectural practice Park Associati offers designers under 30 the chance to win free exhibit space during Milan Design Week, plus expenses up to €2,000. Deadline December 21.
British Pathé provides 1952 newsreel footage of the era's furniture displayed at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Design Realities, a new book from Lancaster University (UK) professor Stewart Walker, "explores a wide range of topics on creativity, design and spiritual well-being."
A key-word search of the modernist image collection at North Carolina State University Libraries displays hundreds of furniture designs by Alvar Aalto, Eileen Gray, Jean Pauchard, Jean Prouve, Mart Stam, J. Wegner and others.
Ben Fletcher, founder of London-based Spaced In Limited, creates flat-packed shelving units and other furniture based on a unique, patent-pending joint.
The design brief for the 2018 Andreu International Design Award requests a seat and/or table that meets technical parameters the Spanish company established. Deadline: November 30.
The 29-page report Everyday Plastic: What we throw away and where it goes, by Daniel Webb and Dr. Julie Schneider, aims to "communicate the realities of our plastic consumption in a personal and relatable way."
Humans currently use 70 bn tonnes of the planet's resources a year, 20 bn more than the eco system can tolerate, and at current growth rates 180 bn by 2050.
AKE Knebel GmbH's new saw blade, with small teeth and no chip gullet, offers many benefits over traditional blades, including quieter operation and less waste.
AD Magazine reports on Plant Seven, a new creative work space that aims to develop small-batch production furniture in High Point, NC.
London Design Festival director Ben Evans states in GQ magazine that high fees, poor staff-student ratios and minimal access to studios created a crisis in UK art and design education.
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Ottawa Art Gallery presents Karim Rashid: Cultural Shaping, the first large-scale Canadian exhibit of the iconic designer’s work.
The BBC's Idea series features activist Aral Balkan's opinion that data companies, like Google and Facebook, act as factory farms for human beings.
AM Additive Manufacturing magazine describes lower-cost metal printing options from California-based 3DEO Inc.
Vitra Design Museum hosts a retrospective exhibit of designer and activist Victor Papanek (1923–1998), author of Design for the Real World (1971) and one of the 20th century’s most influential pioneers of socially and ecologically responsible design. Until March 10.
London-based Proto Paper Lab assembled a list of material libraries worldwide.
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