updated March 15, 2018

flagDesk design

A video shows the production at London's Machinerooms workshop of two instant desks routered from one standard sheet of plywood.

flagPatent protection

UK patent attorney, Sarah Phillips, describes the basics of patents, copyright, registered designs and trademarks.

flagIsokon identity

Unsorted blog reports on how dn&co designer Ed Hawkins created a new graphic identity and website for London-based Isokon Plus.

flagSummer study

US non-profit, Be Original Americas, offers a seven-week summer design fellowship for two students enrolled in a second- or third-year accredited US design program. Deadline: March 12.

flagUK outline

Furniture Production & Joinery magazine provides details on the performance of the UK furniture industry, outlined in a new study from the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA).

flagApple awards

Products shown at 2018 NYCxDESIGN-affiliated events and made in any of NYC's five boroughs qualify for NYCxDESIGN Awards. Deadline April 18.

flagDesign ethics

Writing for Dear Design Student, Mike Monteiro, design director at San Francisco's Mule Design, advises designers, "We need to fear the consequences of our work more than we love the cleverness of our ideas."

flagLA view

Architectural Digest reviews the exhibit No Taste for Bad Taste, sponsored by the Institut Fran├žais/VIA and showing at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles until April 29.

flagAustralia five

Habitus Living celebrates five of Australia's top furniture designers.

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flagSIDIM show

For almost 30 years, Montreal's PID Agency continues to hosts SIDIM, the international design show at Montreal's Place Bonaventure April 26-28.

flagWomen's work

Design Week features the female designers who made an impact on everything from graphics to furniture over the past 100 years.

flagSteel wood

The journal Nature reports UMD researchers created densified timber, stronger than most metals.

flagClass concentration

Dezeen blog reports on classroom furniture designed by students at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and intended to help children stay focused during lessons.

flagCraft in the making

The Atlantic magazine reviews Craeft, a new book by archaeologist Alexander Langlands about the origins of traditional crafts in medieval Europe.

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