The Science Barge is a sustainable urban farm designed by New York Sun Works, an environmental nonprofit organization. The Science Barge tours New York City’s public waterfront parks, offering sustainability education programs to wide audiences.The Science Barge.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Monday, July 30, 2007
Air travel has a few problems. Airplanes are loud, both inside and out. Oh, and they're expensive. With fuel prices on the rise, airlines will be looking for new ways to decrease fuel expenses. If you ask NASA, maybe the best solution is to chop off the front and back of an airplane's fuselage, and just fly the wings.
Sunday, July 29, 2007
In the 40 years that humans have been traveling into space, the suits they wear have changed very little. The bulky, gas-pressurized outfits give astronauts a bubble of protection, but their significant mass and the pressure itself severely limit mobility.
Saturday, July 28, 2007
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Friday, July 27, 2007
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
The Dosh wallet is designed and manufactured in Sydney Australia. The unique blend of flexible and semi-flexible polymers created a wallet that is durable, stylish, and packed with clever features for modern lifestyles. The patented design consists of purpose designed areas for storage of credit cards, notes, and coins.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Faveup is a simple gallery of inspirational design. Everybody gets designer's block sometimes so it's nice to have somewhere to go to get your creative juices flowing again. Faveup also gives credit where credit is due, rewarding great design with the respect and linkage it deserves.
Monday, July 23, 2007
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Great design always connects with people. Designers inspire, provoke, validate, entertain and provide utility for people. To truly connect, designers need to have compassion and empathy for their audiences. Designers need to understand the relationship between what they produce and the meaning their product has for others. And they need to observe the people they are designing for in their own environments.
AIGA, in collaboration with Cheskin, has produced a simple and straight-forward primer introducing the crucial role that ethnography plays in designing.
|An Ethnography Primer|
Sunday, July 15, 2007
Norman Foster was born in Manchester in 1935. After graduating from Manchester University School of Architecture and City Planning in 1961 he won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, where he gained a Master’s Degree in Architecture.
He is the founder and chairman of Foster + Partners.
Additional information about the Maltese Falcon
Thursday, July 12, 2007
ESI Design is one of the world’s foremost experiential design firms — they create physical and virtual spaces for people to interact, exchange ideas and learn from each other.They design for a wide variety of environments. Thier client list includes museums, retailers, corporations, real estate developers, parks, hospitals, foundations and so on.
Saturday, July 07, 2007
Cut & Paste wants you to take center stage once again for the upcoming 2007 tournament this fall. The call for entries deadline is July 17, and from that point, chosen candidates, based on "Originality, Technique, and Overall Dopeness", from each city will perform a 15 minute test round to qualify as a live tournament contestant. Like last year, they're not skimping on the prizes with a 13" Macbook for first place, Wacom Intuos3 Tablets for semifinalists, Adobe CS3 Master Collection for the Audience Prize, and a Wacom Cintiq 21UX Pen-Based Display for the Jury Prize. Eight final contestants selected from each city will be announced on August 3rd, 2007.