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Posts Tagged: Awards

Breathing: Art as Memorial

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Breathing: Art as Memorial

The Breathing, a memorial to all the journalists, cameramen and crew killed while reporting the news has become the latest addition to the skyline of London, England. The BBC commissioned Spanish artist Jaume Plensa to design the 30ft high, inverted steel and glass cone, which together with BBC radio mast — Continue reading

The Design Tokujin Yoshioka

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The Design Tokujin Yoshioka

Tokujin Yoshioka is a designer that I am not extremely familiar with, but in 2007 he was named Design Miami’s Designer of the Year, and in 2008 he was named best furniture designer of the year in the Wallpaper Design Awards.  So when I started to explore his work it — Continue reading

One From Wallpaper’s Design Awards: Cubic Meter Shelving by Arik Levy

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One From Wallpaper’s Design Awards: Cubic Meter Shelving by Arik Levy

Wallpaper recently came out with their design awards issue, and one piece that just immediately popped out at me was the One Square Meter by Arik Levy. This piece is one in a treasure trove of Mr. Levy’s pieces that shows true genius. It is a modular shelving system that — Continue reading

designboom: dining in 2015

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designboom: dining in 2015

designboom‘s ‘dining in 2015‘ competition results are in and i am just floored. the competition rules (i should know, i entered and then faltered to find time with travel, work, etc. to actually send in my entry) were to re-think and re-design the way we [will] dine: how we go — Continue reading

Do Good While You Shop!

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Do Good While You Shop!

“Do Good While You Shop” – 2Modern with help from Lucky Magazine committed to contributing 30% of proceeds from the sale of the Agnes & Hoss Eucalyptus Pillow to the American Heart Association.

THE CRADLE (thecradle.com) is born and giving away amazing gifts this holiday season!

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THE CRADLE (thecradle.com) is born and giving away amazing gifts this holiday season!

Just in time for the holidays!  The Cradle — the new lifestyle destination for expectant and new parents — is celebrating it’s beta launch by giving away some of the most droolworthy baby products on the market!  ENTER to win a Bugaboo Bee, Svan high chair, Caribou bassinet, 2 Modern — Continue reading

Love Your Earth

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Love Your Earth

Love Your Earth poster packs feature five posters from designboom’s international competition. Poster packs are collector items, each of the editions are only available for a limited period of time and are published in a small quantity of 50 packs. The posters are numbered by hand on the front and — Continue reading

David Chipperfield Architects are awarded the Stirling prize for the Archive of Literature in Germany

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David Chipperfield Architects are awarded the Stirling prize for the Archive of Literature in Germany

Awards in Architecture tend to cause many discussions and arguments, much as they do in every other sector of the art world. This year’s RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Stirling Award was no exception. Merely the fact that the building awarded was not built on English ground cause much — Continue reading

Home Hero

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Home Hero

The ‘HomeHero’ is a sleek, modern fire extinguisher that has won the 2007 International Design Excellence Award in Consumer Products. It is available exclusively at the Home Depot and since October is National Fire Safety Month this may be a good time to pick one up so you’ll be prepared — Continue reading

Invitation To Vote for your Favorite Design Blog Site!

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Invitation To Vote for your Favorite Design Blog Site!

Calling all Design Blog addicts! Stan and Kus, over at TheHomeRejuvenationBlog are conducting a poll and they need your input! Vote for your favorite Design Blog. Your opinion matters so take a moment to follow the link on their site or send them an email at: homereju@gmail.com to let them — Continue reading

Kattbank

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Kattbank

I found this great product while flipping through ID Magazine the other day: the Kattbank. Form embraces function with this chic bench that doubles as a kitty litter box. I love cats, and this piece suggests a solution for the reason why we don’t have one in our tiny 700 — Continue reading

Gary Comer Youth Center, Chicago, by John Ronan

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Gary Comer Youth Center, Chicago, by John Ronan

In one of Chicago’s southern neighborhoods, Grand Crossing, an unusual landmark has been erected: financed by Gary Comer, the late Land’s End catalog publisher and big philanthropist, and designed by Chicagoan architect John Ronan, the Gary Comer Youth Center sits in 72nd Street like a splash of color into a — Continue reading

AIA-MN’s Honor Awards

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AIA-MN’s Honor Awards

Wow, it’s 2007 already! I guess it’s only appropriate to look back at some of the "best of" categories for 2006! In December, the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the current batch of recipients of their Honor Awards, an annual "tribute to architectural excellence" extended to — Continue reading

Emma Gardner Joy Rug Award

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Emma Gardner Joy Rug Award

We are very pleased to announce that emma gardner design’s Joy rug has won Interior Design magazine’s Roscoe Award (Best of the Year or BoY) for soft floor covering. The presentation was at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.