imm Cologne 2021 invites submissions from emerging young designers for the Pure Talents Contest. Deadline: September 17 .
Design Milk interviews Stockholm-based designer Daniel Svahn about how he transforms discarded furniture materials into new contract furniture.
UK's 12 most prominent Arts and Crafts houses and collections provide their summer schedules.
Business of Home magazine interviews industrial designer and Chicago native Stephen Burks about furniture design, race and change — topics with the designer also covered in a video Friedman Benda, New York, NY, sponsored.
Disegno talks to Rolf Fehlbaum, the chairman emeritus of Vitra, about his fascination with chair design.
UK-based designer and managed woodland advocate Sebastion Cox explains to Dezeen why he supports rewilding and not tree planting.
A scan from the HathiTrust Digital Library shows the catalogue from a modern furniture exhibit at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1948.
Sanne Blauw's research finds "when people know more facts or have more skills, they have more resources from which to draw when deluding themselves," but a sense of curiosity helps them be more receptive to new information.
Jacobin magazine profiles designer, architect and communist Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, renowned creator of the first fitted kitchen.
An auto translation of Interni magazine reports on the cabinet-making school Carl Hansen & Søn sponsors on Funen island, Denmark.
The DesignTO Festival welcomes submissions of independent design projects in any field. Deadline: August 31.
The brief for Slovenia's Festival of Wood (primal)chair contest "encourages sustainable, economical and quality use of the wood." Deadline: September 11.
Course tutors Ricardo Ruivo and Will Orr rebut a letter supporting AA director, Eva Franch i Gilabert, stating in part: ". . . this defense of the current director (now fired) reveals a deep anxiety felt by an elite cartel fearing that the crisis of neoliberalism in architecture and academia puts their institutional positions of privilege at risk."
The Nation memorializes graphic designer Milton Glaser and mentions their long association.
The COVID-19 Design Directory provides a record of design contributions during the pandemic.
A United Nations study shows at least $10bn worth of gold, platinum and other precious metals form a growing mountain of electronic waste polluting the planet.
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