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Liquid to Air Explores the Outer (and Inflatable) Limits of 3D Printing

Liquid to Air Explores the Outer (and Inflatable) Limits of 3D Printing

MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab expands the potential of 3D Printing with Liquid to Air, a collection of inflatable objects.

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November 7, 2018

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Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

The Japanese artist’s immersive Over Flow, on view at Lisbon’s MAAT, represents an inundation of plastic and styrofoam garbage collected from Portugal’s shores.

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November 1, 2018

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Doug Aitken’s Mirage Detroit is a Living Pavilion in a Restored Bank

Doug Aitken’s Mirage Detroit is a Living Pavilion in a Restored Bank

Artist Doug Aitken activates Michigan’s long-unoccupied State Savings Bank with Mirage Detroit, a mirrored installation that reflects, swallows and responds to its surroundings.

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October 23, 2018

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Designer Yuma Kano’s Rust Harvest Furniture Turns Blight into Beauty

Designer Yuma Kano’s Rust Harvest Furniture Turns Blight into Beauty

In a Tokyo shipyard, designer Yuma Kano transforms industrial blight into a sublime furniture collection.

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October 19, 2018

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is Edward Burtynsky’s Devastating Call to Action

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is Edward Burtynsky’s Devastating Call to Action

Edward Burtynsky’s new doc and upcoming exhibition make the case that humans are impacting the Earth more than all natural systems combined.

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September 10, 2018

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How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

U.K. design studio Newsubstance dropped Spectra, the Coachella tower that swirled with psychedelic light, on the California festival in April 2018. Expect it to remain onsite in the coming years.

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August 21, 2018

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Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Poised to open in October, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has a sinuous roof-scape embedded with open-air spaces for taking in concerts.

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July 18, 2018

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This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

PopApp, a 2018 Compasso d’Oro winner designed by Ifi, is a tiny gelato stand that can be transported to places that are sorely lacking gelato stands.

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July 16, 2018

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How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

For Silq, its new task chair, Steelcase replaces complex mechanisms with a single responsive substance.

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July 10, 2018

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The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

Design Canada, a new documentary from the team behind Helvetica, introduces us to the graphic designers behind the nation’s most iconic logos.

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June 19, 2018

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