Located in a 23,000 sq. ft. former Brooklyn warehouse, A/D/O offers its studios, design academy, gallery, restaurant, public space, fabrication lab and programs in support of "creative exchange" with designers.
Download the 498-page 2012 student edition of Interior Graphic Standards, courtesy of John Wiley & Sons.
North Carolina-based Sustainable Furnishings Council promotes a What's it made of? questionnaire professionals can use to ask suppliers about flame-retardant chemicals, fluorinated stain treatments, antimicrobials, vinyl and VOCs (including formaldehyde).
For this year's 40th anniversay of UK's Parnham College, founder John Makepeace published Beyond Parnham, a limited edition book that inspired whitestudiolo blog to interview Canadian Parnham graduates Thomas Klein and Robin Speke of Durham, Ontario-based Speke|Klein.
Skift blog reports how US city mayors plan to develop innovation districts to accelerate urban economic development and catalyze job growth.
Online magazine The Tyee reports on Vancouver's "Space," a coworking studio for industrial designers.
Architectural Digest magazine profiles Rhode Island-based O&G Studio, designers and manufacturers of modern Windsor chairs.
The Harvard Art Museums provide access to an extensive images database of their Bauhaus furniture collection.
Chicago-based IA Collaborative initiated a kickstarter campaign to reprint Humanscale, an extensive collection of human factors data Henry Dreyfuss Associates developed in the 1970s.
Design Indaba interviews London-based designer Yinka Ilori, who specializes in up-cycling vintage furniture.
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