design engineer jim dyson promotes innovation to cure economic woes.
uk’s design council calls on businesses to think design.
Chicago’s AFL-CIO investment trusts take a pass. When Chicago was in the running for the 2016 Olympics, the local AFL-CIO Investment trusts signaled interest in helping foot the bill for an Olympic Village in Chicago. The trusts represent 24 trades. But two union funds identified by a local labor leader and a Spire spokeswoman as […]
the Chicago Spire was under a shadow of the 2016 Olympics until a few weeks ago.
No slowdown for Chicago’s luxury Elysian or IHG’s Indigo boutiques.
How do you innovate in a recession?
The economy is so bad…five top firms participating in a challenge to design structures built out of Legos. Reminds me of Russian exhibit of buildings never built. via artinfo [PR]
What if…if the strongest consumer impulse becomes not buying? John Hockenberry poses the question.
The Spire from starchitect Santiago Calatrava may rise after all, if the developer can make a deal to have the AFL-CIO’s pension fund pay for it to secure five years of construction jobs.
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld said it’s time for a big cleanse after years of indulgence. Christian Lacroix, Stella McCartney ignore economic crisis. via reuters. [PR]