OT. A stimulus package NYC-style. Head down to Wall Street, 3pm, April 4. Bring your king-size pillow.
Larry Weinberg recreates the New York hosted WF. Dino the Dinosaur checks out design classics. via interior design [PR]
New photos of Robert Venturi’s second home racing Staten Island ferries. via a/n blog [PR]
MoMA, New York, on-going. Design is not always pretty. Sometimes it is blunt and aggressive, especially when it is meant to deliver a clear message or depart from tradition and express new ideas. Rough Cut presents a selection of bold designs from MoMA’s collection, ranging from striking posters to fierce chairs, and from incisive videos to vehicles designed for harsh terrains and unforgiving circumstances.
New York design brand Areaware have launched Moof, an aluminium bicycle by Dutch designer Sjoerd Smit that features built-in solar-powered lights. Designed in Amsterdam, MOOF’s unique aluminum construction houses two solar powered lamps – one to light the way and the other to make you visible from behind. This single speed sleek and smooth urban […]
Brit designers ignore slump to storm the catwalks of New York. Despite the costs involved, breaking into the US market is essential for UK labels. At New York fashion week. via the guardian [PR]
Greener gadgets. 2009. February 27, 2009. New York City USA. Innovators, entrepreneurs, visionaries, and eco-designers will return to New York City to discuss the future of sustainability for the consumer electronics industry.
Looking back. Special edition Pantone Flight Stool designed for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City, 2005. Timeless sculptured plywood furniture. Designer: Barber Osgerby Producer: Isokon Plus
Ben van Berkel of the Amsterdam- based practice UNStudio, has been selected to design a 5,000 sq ft pavilion in NYC to mark the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s arrival in New York Harbor. To be permanently installed by September at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan,
Designers are invited to explore the concept of “Greener Gadgets.” Designs should seek to minimize the environmental impact of consumer electronic devices at any stage in the product lifecycle. Areas of sustainability to consider include energy, materials/lifecycle/recycling, social impact, and educational development. Designers can focus on a particular area of human enterprise (learning, playing, communicating, […]