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Video Image #Stanford Students Learn The Making of a...

#Stanford Students Learn The Making of a Chair, The marriage of theory and practice is evident in a class focusing on the creation of a single highly refined chair. ARTSTUDI 262 is an upper-level theory-design-fabrication class, is led by lecturer John Edmark. During the 10-week course, students design and fabricate their own chairs informed by historical reference, anthropometrics, form studies, user testing and materials investigations. #design #researchtv #knowledgetv

   

Video Image Jeff Chapin: Design As a Tool for Better...

Jeff Chapin: Design As a Tool for Better Conversations | TEDxChange - In his TEDxChange talk, Jeff Chapin discusses his work with IDEO, with a closer look at his latrine and hand washing projects in Cambodia. Jeff advocates for design as a tool to enable, deeper, better, and different conversations that can lead to unexpected ideas. #health #sanitation #design

   

Image 1 | Infographic: The Cost Of A Famous Logo?...

1 | Infographic: The Cost Of A Famous Logo? From $0 To $211 Million | Co.Design: business + innovation + design, Google spent nothing--Sergey Brin just opened up the free graphics app Gimp. Same with Coca-Cola--though John Pemberton’s bookkeeper drew the logo’s Spencerian script by hand. Nike famously gave just $35 to a design student. Which used to be an impressively thrifty figure, until Twitter picked up their ubiquitous bird for a mere $15 on iStockPhoto. #design

   

Image Why Good Design Is Finally A Bottom Line...

Why Good Design Is Finally A Bottom Line Investment | A MIX OF FACTORS, RANGING FROM COMMODITIZATION TO EVAPORATING BARRIERS TO COMPETITION, ARE CONSPIRING TO PUSH DESIGN TO THE FORE OF BUSINESS THINKING. When Thomas Watson Jr. told Wharton students in 1973 that good design is good business, the idea seemed quixotic, silly even. To many people, design still meant the superficial polish of nicer homes and cleaner graphics. But Watson had earned the right to his beliefs. #design

   

Image THE UNITED STATES OF DESIGN BY LINDA...

THE UNITED STATES OF DESIGN BY LINDA TISCHLER | From GM to 3M, in boardrooms and on Wall Street, in Silicon Valley and on Madison Avenue, design matters more than ever. Around the globe, American designers have never been more influential. Welcome to an unexpected and inspiring moment. EARLY LAST NOVEMBER, SCOTT WILSON WAS FEELING A LITTLE GLOOMY. #design

   

Image The 3 Big Design Dilemmas Facing Apple,...

The 3 Big Design Dilemmas Facing Apple, Twitter, And Google | In reporting this month’s essay about the convergence of design and business that’s being ushered in by Silicon Valley, a handful of companies kept cropping up: Apple, obviously, but also some less obvious ones such as Google and Twitter. Each of these companies has, in some way or another, caught the design bug. #design

   

Image Infographic: We’ve Become The United...

Infographic: We’ve Become The United States Of Starbucks | A MAP OF 8,000 U.S. STARBUCKS LOCATIONS USES SPATIAL ANALYTICS TO PLOT THE CHAIN’S STAGGERING REACH. It feels like there’s a Starbucks on every corner, but is there, really? I may spot five green-clad coffee shops on the way to work each morning, but Starbucks doesn’t often flaunt their massive reach. #design

   

Image Infographic: How Much Money Will Solar...

Infographic: How Much Money Will Solar Panels Save You? | CAMBRIDGE’S NEW SOLAR TOOL SHOWS RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES HOW MUCH SUNSHINE THEIR ROOFTOP GETS--AND HOW HARNESSING IT WILL AFFECT THEIR BOTTOM LINE. Call me crazy, but I’m still holding out hope that the humongous energy ball we’re orbiting could someday play a larger role in satiating our voracious appetite for electricity. #design

   

Video Image John Hodgman: Design, explained. - John...

John Hodgman: Design, explained. - John Hodgman, comedian and resident expert, "explains" the design of three iconic modern objects. (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.) #design #knowledgetv #marketing #Talks #living

   

Video Image Dissolving the Boundary - Daniel Bonilla -...

Dissolving the Boundary - Daniel Bonilla - Making reference to his projects from the past ten years, Bogotá-based architect Daniel Bonilla will describe a set of principles he has conceived through the elaboration of simple observations about the city. Neither rigid nor absolute, these principles have served as parameters in the development of his work, in which the idea of dissolving the boundary between the public and private has acquired a special relevance. #design

   

Image 1 | Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign...

1 | Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign In Microsoft's History | #business #innovation #design THIS FALL, A BILLION PC USERS WILL WAKE UP TO A NEW DESKTOP--WINDOWS 8. COULD IT SIGNAL A DESIGN REVOLUTION AT MICROSOFT? A pair of leggy, lipsticked models stop short outside a casting call at Milk Studios, a cavernous space in Hollywood known for art shows and photo shoots. They edge forward in 4-inch heels, intrigued by the sidewalk scene.

   

Image 30 Rooftop Garden Design Ideas Adding...

30 Rooftop Garden Design Ideas Adding Freshness to Your Urban Home | Not too long ago, we featured a post on Freshome entitled 38 Garden Design Ideas Turning Your Home Into a Peaceful Refuge, which turned out to be quite popular. Nourishing your love for gardening may prove difficult to do in an environment that lacks…a backyard. But we are here to offer alternative solutions to your home design issues. #design #architecture

   

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11 | High-Speed Photography Turns Water Droplets Into Liquid Sculptures | #business #innovation #design The water droplet is the quintessential cliché of high-speed photography. Any Internet search will produce a dizzying number of bursting and rippling liquid surfaces. Yet in the right hands, even the familiar can be extraordinary. Markus Reugels, a German amateur photographer who has perfected the theme, has produced an exhaustive catalog of his favorite subject captured in every conceivable.

   

Image Grand Central’s Next 100 Years by...

Grand Central’s Next 100 Years by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) | This past summer, New York’s Department of City Planning put forth a plan to rezone 78 blocks of East Midtown centered around Grand Central Terminal, making room for a bevy of new towers from the projected next great Manhattan build-out. #Architecture #Design #NYC

   

Image Russian Teacher Creates Mind-Blowing Modular...

Russian Teacher Creates Mind-Blowing Modular Origami Models of Famous Cathedrals | 42-year-old Sergei Tarasov, a school teacher from the Russian village of Tigritskoe, has recently completed an incredibly detailed modular origami model of Moscow’s St. Basil cathedral, from over 10,000 A4 sheets of paper. #Origami is as hard as it is impressive, and it just amazes me how some people can just take some common pieces of paper and turn them into something wonderful. #design #creativity

   

Image The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable...

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable launch system and orbital spacecraft operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration for human spaceflight missions. photo by Richard Silvera (This image is a composite of 2 pictures. the picture of the sky and clouds was taken from an airplaine, and the shuttle is a picture from #NASA. Then the assembly was done in Photoshop & Ligthroom) #Space #Design #science #photography

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Image Creating A Visual Brand For Every U.S....

Creating A Visual Brand For Every U.S. President | Co.Design: business #innovation #design Scott Thomas thinks Mitt Romney’s typography could use some work. In a conversation with The Atlantic earlier this fall, the Chicago-based graphic designer explained how the "lack of polish and uneven canter" of the design work across Romney’s campaign is "parallel to his lack of rapport and makes him appear untrustworthy."

   

Image LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change...

LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change Refugees | There are very few urban design solutions that address housing the inevitable tide of displaced people that could arise as oceans swell under global warming. Certainly none are as spectacular as this one. The Lilypad, by Vincent Callebaut, is a concept for a completely self-sufficient floating city intended to provide shelter for future climate change refugees. #Design #Architecture

   

Image Lilypad, a floating ecopolis for climate...

Lilypad, a floating ecopolis for climate refugees | Each of these floating cities are designed to hold approximately around 50,000 people. A mixed terrain man-made landscape, provided by an artificial lagoon and three ridges, create a diverse environment for the inhabitants. Each Lilypad is intended to be either near a coast, or floating around in the ocean, traveling from the equator to the northern seas, according to where the gulf stream takes it. #Design #Architecture

   

Image LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change...

LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change Refugees #Design #Environment #ClimateChange

   

Image PARISIAN RER TRAIN TRANSFORMED INTO PALACE...

PARISIAN RER TRAIN TRANSFORMED INTO PALACE OF VERSAILLES REPLICA | A rail journey fit for a king with this Ambient #Marketing project by Encore Eux Agency transforming a Parisian train into a moving replica of the Chateau de Versailles. Ornate paintings and golden sculptures line the aisles and even the ceilings are intricately designed. Other attractive improvements include the creation of a mock library in one of the carriages and the Hall of Mirrors, the Gallery of Battles. #France #Design

   

Image Home Tours of Amazing Bedrooms | These home...

Home Tours of Amazing Bedrooms | These home #design ideas for #bedrooms offer inspiration for #redecorating your room. Whether the bedroom set is sleek and modern or rich and traditional, you'll love these perfectly curated spaces.

   

Image Big design solutions for small spaces |...

Big design solutions for small spaces | #Livingspaces for many people are becoming smaller. This is especially the case for those of us that live in cities, where a lot of people live in studio flats. Our space can also be reduced by having more possessions than we actually need. The answer to this restricted way of life is to create storage areas and #design spaces that fulfill various functions. The important thing is have furniture and other objects that are suitable for smaller living spaces

   

Image Beach in your own back yard, cool or not ? |...

Beach in your own back yard, cool or not ? | #Design #Architecture

   

Video Image Is CSS and Website Design a Fashion...

Is CSS and Website Design a Fashion Statement? | Idea Channel | PBS - If you've never seen a website, you are a liar! (You're on one right now.) Consciously or not, the first thing you notice when you visit a website is how the site LOOKS, which is controlled by the CSS #Design #KnowledgeTV #Technology #Computerscience #Justlearned #Fashion

   

Image Garden ideas #Design #Garden #Living...

Garden ideas #Design #Garden #Living #Art

   

Image London Guide. By Kyle Bean and Victoria...

London Guide. By Kyle Bean and Victoria Ling, SUBMISSION: FT Weekend. #Design #London #creativity #Justlearned

   

Image In 1860, it took ten years of construction...

In 1860, it took ten years of construction to build the basalt-stone bridge, which is popularly referred to as the Devil's Bridge. It spans the Rakotzsee, but can no longer be accessed. #Travel #design #architecture #germany

   

Image How to Create Your Own Papercraft Bookmobile...

How to Create Your Own Papercraft Bookmobile by Tiffany Cole| #Books #Design #funknowledge #Knowledgefix

   

Image Hoisting an Escalator to the 101st Floor of...

Hoisting an Escalator to the 101st Floor of 1 WTC | On December 12, 2012, ThyssenKrupp Elevator team members hoisted an escalator using a rooftop crane to the 101st floor of the One World Trade Center. This is one of 11 escalators and 74 elevators being installed on the project which will include the fastest elevators in the western hemisphere. #Architecture #design #nyc

   

Image Masterpiece in the Attic - NYTimes.com | HAD...

Masterpiece in the Attic - NYTimes.com | HAD you been sharp-eyed at an American estate sale around seven years ago, you could have picked up a Leonardo da Vinci for a few thousand dollars. #art #design #culture

   

Video Image 'The View from The Shard' in #London opens -...

'The View from The Shard' in #London opens - #knowledgetv #arttv #architecture #design #designtv

   

Image A military base, reborn #Design students...

A military base, reborn #Design students outline imaginative futures for huge Cape Cod site | The military controls about 15 million acres in the United States. That’s down by half from a Cold War peak, but enough that growing American cities and towns are increasingly brushing up against those set-aside spaces. Landscape architects and historians are awakening to the prospects for this little-studied military acreage. #history #architecture

   

Image Interior of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in...

Interior of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Six photographs stitched together to create this wonderful vertical panoramic (Photograph by eso-teric) | Notre Dame de Paris, also known as Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, #France. (Wikipedia) #travel #architecture #design #religion #photography

   

Image The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable...

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable launch system and orbital spacecraft operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration for human spaceflight missions. photo by Richard Silvera (This image is a composite of 2 pictures. the picture of the sky and clouds was taken from an airplaine, and the shuttle is a picture from #NASA. Then the assembly was done in Photoshop & Ligthroom) #Space #Design #science #photography

   

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TED | #business #design

   

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