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Dieter Rams: Reflections on Disposable Consumer Culture

Dieter Rams: Reflections on Disposable Consumer Culture

German architect Dieter Rams plays an unlikely role in iGen consumer culture.

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16 days ago

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Charles Pétillon’s The Cloud Takes Up Permanent Residence in a Shopping Mall

Charles Pétillon’s The Cloud Takes Up Permanent Residence in a Shopping Mall

Known for his balloon photography, artist Charles Pétillon expands his oeuvre with the permanent installation in Beijing.

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January 16, 2019

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The Novartis Underground Bike Garage is Defined by Wheels of Light

The Novartis Underground Bike Garage is Defined by Wheels of Light

Licht Kunst Licht illuminates an underground bike garage with wheel-inspired fixtures, transforming it into an inviting home for 800 bicycles.

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August 28, 2018

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How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

The Silo, industrial landmark in Copenhagen, is reborn as a residential tower in a mixed-use neighbourhood.

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July 16, 2018

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A Timeline of Mike & Maaike’s Innovative Product Designs

A Timeline of Mike & Maaike’s Innovative Product Designs

Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers, the team behind San Francisco studio Mike & Maaike, have a portfolio that merges the tech and industrial design worlds. Here is a timeline of their many innovative products, from the first Android phone to office systems designed for digital workers.

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May 30, 2018

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How Mike & Maiike Established a Culture of Design at Google

How Mike & Maiike Established a Culture of Design at Google

Mike & Maaike, who designed the first Android phone, the Nexus line and Daydream View, were once the lead industrial designers at Google. They shaped Google design culture – then left to re-establish their own brand.

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May 23, 2018

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3XN’s Kim Herforth Nielsen and the Copenhagen Way

3XN’s Kim Herforth Nielsen and the Copenhagen Way

Kim Herforth Nielsen, founder and creative director of Copenhagen’s 3XN, discusses his firm’s philosophy, expansion plans and the concept of janteloven.

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March 7, 2018

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Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

As imagined by Bjarke Ingels Group, Lego’s hometown visitor centre straddles the line between playful and programmatic.

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December 18, 2017

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Medical School Defies Physics

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Medical School Defies Physics

For the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University, Diller Scofidio + Renfro use a grand set of stairs to connect students with stude

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November 19, 2016

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An Interactive Cloud Sculpture That Makes It Rain

An Interactive Cloud Sculpture That Makes It Rain

Artist Matthew Mazzotta’s Cloud House installation puts perspective on a rainy day.

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October 20, 2016

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