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Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Sidewalk Labs has won a bid to design a “smart” neighbourhood in Toronto that will have self-driving transportation, cost-effective building and sustainable energy systems.

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October 18, 2017

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Body, Object, Enclosure Explores Digital Fabrication in Interior Design

Body, Object, Enclosure Explores Digital Fabrication in Interior Design

Digital fabrication is leaving an indelible mark on the creative landscape, and as technologies continue to advance, there are many changes to expect.

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October 11, 2017

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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September 27, 2017

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Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Working hard is hardly working. These designers are exploring ways to nurture creativity through rest, relaxation and recharging.

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June 29, 2017

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Designing Objects with Human Emotions

Designing Objects with Human Emotions

With technology fully embedded into our lives, designers are finding ways to reintroduce human emotion into objects.

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June 14, 2017

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Innovative Architectural Glass Gives Designers New Creative Possibilities

Innovative Architectural Glass Gives Designers New Creative Possibilities

Forms+Surfaces’ new BermanGlass Levels Kiln Cast Glass collection combines artistic glass designs with sophisticated lamination technologies.

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June 12, 2017

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MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

Now available for purchase by real estate developers, the Ori system is an all-in-one solution for compact living.

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June 9, 2017

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The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

Featuring technology developed by Carlo Ratti, one of the first cash-free grocery stores has opened in Milan, providing a glimpse into what retail stores of tomorrow will be like.

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June 2, 2017

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The Reinvention of a Failed, Forgotten Chair

The Reinvention of a Failed, Forgotten Chair

Out of production since 1951, Saarinen’s once impossible-to-build loveseat has returned to market, thanks to the power of technology.

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May 31, 2017

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Othr Uses 3-D Printing to Produce Great Design with Zero Waste

Othr Uses 3-D Printing to Produce Great Design with Zero Waste

Joe Doucet has turned his attention to retail with Othr, a virtual store that 3-D prints accessories on demand.

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May 26, 2017

Section: Design

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