Start-up companies with under 50 employees can enter designs for the World Materials Forum 2020 Start Up Challenge to make materials smarter, use less and/or last longer. Deadline: Feb 15.
The Danish Architecture Center publishes an extensive catalogue of mainly furniture to support its current exhibit Re-think, Re-use, Re-duce.
Pundit Umair Haque asks why "our organizations punish good people for doing good things (and reward bad people for bad things)."
The birth home, now a museum, of architect and furniture designer Josef Hoffmann in Brtnice, Czech Republic, celebrates and exhibits his work and also that of his contemporaries.
The Guardian profiles Parisian designer Charlotte Perriand on the 20th anniversay of her death.
Iceland- and Netherlands-based designer Johanna Seelemann developed her Willow Project to investigate possible byproducts that result from boiling, burning, and distilling willow tree fibre.
UK-based Axminster Tools & Machinery provides this video on CNC machining flat-pack cabinet joints (no edge drilling necessary) using Cabineo hardware from Lamello.
Architectural Digest reviews the exhibition Columbus Continuum: One Hundred Years of Tubular Steel Legacy at Milan's Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea.
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The Guardian published an obituary for UK furniture designer Richard Snell, who died of a brain tumour at age 69 in October.
Cat Drew, chief design officer at the Design Council, describes the BBC 4 radio program The Fix that promotes design to bridge creativity and social action.
Sponsored by London's RIBA Gallery, Beyond Bauhaus — Modernism in Britain 1933–66 shows how the Bauhaus movement influenced British modernist architecture.Until February 01.
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