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History in the Making
2015 IDEA Jury Chair Matthew Marzynski, IDSA, sees IDEA as history in the making. Two and a half days of IDEA jurying wrapped up June 8 at The Henry Ford Museum. Golds revealed at IDEA Gala in Seattle.
Bell & Howell
In July 1979 Bell & Howell began marketing a specially designed Apple II Plus computer to the educational market. The modified computer had a tamper-proof cover and a black case, while the inside remained a standard
“Design, like music, is a deeply human endeavor that on occasion breaks through the cacophony to communicate on a highly emotional level.” —Chee Pearlman
Plato on Beauty
“By beauty of shapes ... I mean straight lines and circles, and shapes, plane or solid ... These are not, like other things, beautiful relatively, but always and absolutely.” —Plato
Coca-Cola's 100% Plant-Based Bottle
Coca-Cola has created the world's first plastic bottle made entirely from plant-based material.
Designed from Ocean Trash
Adidas partnered with Parley for the Oceans as collaborators, a group of creators, thinkers and leaders who design projects that aim to end the destruction of our oceans.
The Last Word on Helvetica?
Perhaps a lot of the present-day ill-will towards Helvetica stems from the bandwagon or me-too mentality.
What Is Zero UI?
What does UI design look like after screens go away? And why is it crucial to the future of design?
5 Lessons in Creativity from Cannes
Last week creatives gathered at Cannes Lions, the world’s biggest annual awards and festival for professionals in the creative communications industry. Here are five lessons learned.
Are Products and Buildings the Same?
Designing a building is "exactly the same" as designing a Christmas card according to one designer, amid signs that designers are encroaching on architects' territory.
Why Cars Went from Boxy to Curvy
This under-appreciated transformation is probably the most distinct design change to come to cars over the past half-century, and for most US cars, it happened within just a few years, starting in 1986. You can even pinpoint the exact year curves arrived for some models.
Constantin Boym has been named as the new chair of ID at Pratt Institute. He will assume the role July 13, 2015, succeeding Scott Lundberg, who has served as interim chair since fall 2014.
Time/Life reminds us When JFK Airport Was a Shining Beacon of Industrial Design. "Today’s outmoded dinosaurs are often yesterday’s architectural triumphs." See why.
Samsung Asks Federal Court to Take Another Look
Design Foundation News
Ideas for Elon Musk's high-speed Hyperloop train are blazing ahead in full open source fashion.
6 Predictions That Will Change Design As We Know It
As companies and organizations around the world look for ways to solve a seemingly endless number of problems, we’re seeing unprecedented attention to design, and to designers, to provide solutions. Creative techniques in design thinking are being adopted by people in fields that never previously considered design or creative thinking.
Lego Going Eco-Friendly
By 2030, Legos will no longer be made of plastic. Instead, the world's largest toy company will be using a more "sustainable material".