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Designer Books & More, From ‘Ice Station’ to ‘On the Grid’

Designer Books & More, From ‘Ice Station’ to ‘On the Grid’

Author Ruth Slavid looks at the design ingenuity of an Antarctic research station, plus a film that imagines a post-apocalyptic residential tower, and a podcast created by and for graphic designers.

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July 18, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Rotterdam city planner Marc Verheijen digs deep into infrastructure, plus Simon Fraser University’s dutchDesign films and a catalogue David Adjaye’s collaborations.

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April 14, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From The Infinite Happiness to The High Line

Designer Books & More, From The Infinite Happiness to The High Line

A documentary that leads us through the living tour-de-force that is BIG’s 8 House, a book on design inventions that keep us connected, yet untethered from the office, and a field guide to the creation of the High Line.

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March 8, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

A documentary revisiting the 1964 New York State Pavilion, a compendium by Thomas Heatherwick and a collection of pop-up installations that explore the “flexibilisation” of urban environments.

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January 20, 2016

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Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Furniture and product designer Sebastian Herkner, who created the Das Haus installation at this week’s IMM Cologne, on where he finds inspiration.

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January 20, 2016

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The Architecture of Horror, Part 2

The Architecture of Horror, Part 2

The hotel, the suburb, the spaceship, the flat and the cabin – in our Halloween guide to the movies, we look at five more architectural memes that get major play in horrors and thrillers.

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October 24, 2015

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The Architecture of Horror, Part 1

The Architecture of Horror, Part 1

It all comes down to atmosphere: a scary movie can succeed or fail based on how well it conveys a sense of place. In time for Halloween, we’ve rounded up 10 architectural typologies – archi-types, if you will – that pop up repeatedly in spine-tingling films, and consider what they reveal about the things we fear most.

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October 22, 2015

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What’s On: New York’s Architecture & Design Film Festival

What’s On: New York’s Architecture & Design Film Festival

This week, the annual film extravaganza explores A&D’s big personalities – like David Adjaye and Bjarke Ingels – and bigger issues, like disaster-proof architecture and urban displacement.

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October 13, 2015

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Designer Books & More, From Super-Modified to The Future of the Skyscraper

Designer Books & More, From Super-Modified to The Future of the Skyscraper

A catalogue of the best in Behance.net, an assessment of the modern skyscraper and a documentary on everything – from design scheme to local politics – that went into relaunching the Rijksmuseum.

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October 13, 2015

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7 Stylish Films Debuting at TIFF

7 Stylish Films Debuting at TIFF

Kicking off today, the Toronto International Film Festival boasts a stellar movie lineup. Here are seven films that provide a visual feast – as well as a captivating storyline – for lovers of design and architecture.

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September 10, 2015

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