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Schenkar Shifts the Paradigm for Custom Sustainable Homes

Meandering steps set against emerald green sew circulation into the Andes mountains as each platform moves guests from turquoise waters to a monolithic, modernist structure situated atop the cliff some 6,200 feet above sea level in Guatapé, Colombia. On the 1.5 acre swath of private shoreline overlooking this fresh-water reservoir is a 3,500-square-foot structure and […]

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Seaweed-Inspired Magnets Turn the Waste Bin Into a Work of Art

What is typically regarded – or rather, disregarded – as merely a common trash receptacle has now become an interactive work of art. Inspired by the childhood practice of placing magnets on a magnetic surface, Italian artist Alice Ronchi has transferred this nostalgic act over to Vipp’s iconic pedal bin, an object that has been

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Designer Faride Mereb Discusses Book Design + Archival Research

Design Milk is excited to share the most recent lecture of the 2023/2024 academic year of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies Design Conversation Lecture Series at the Rochester Institute of Technology. This session features Faride Mereb, an award-winning Venezuelan book designer, researcher, and educator who is based in New York City. In the lecture, Mereb

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F5: Nik Bentel Shares Big Love for Other Creatives + More

Artist and designer Nik Bentel is a one-of-a-kind creative deviser of products and performances that encourage viewers to reimagine the everyday objects in their lives. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the Brown-RISD Dual Degree program and Columbia University’s Master of Architecture program, Bentel went after the things that he already loved: exciting, strange, and

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The Emory Is Lauded as Knightsbridge’s First All-Suite Hotel

The late and great Richard Rogers’ Centre Pompidou and the Lloyd’s Building are both examples of architecture that define the designation of a landmark. And if the Maybourne Hotel Group has their wishes granted, The Emory – a the newly opened, Rogers-designed structure in London’s Knightsbridge – will go on to earn similar architectural accolades

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Clever Ep. 213: The Quiet Rebellion of Biodesigner Natsai Audrey Chieza

Natsai Audrey Chieza is the founder and CEO of biodesign studio Faber Futures, as well as co-founder of Normal Phenomena of Life (NPOL), a lifestyle and fashion brand that also functions as a working prototype for a new model bioeconomy. Through her initiatives, the visionary designer and thought leader works to unite consumer biotechnology advancements with

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Presenting the 2023-2024 A’ Design Award & Competition Winners

The winners of the prestigious A’ Design Award & Competition have been unveiled! This year’s roster highlights a remarkable array of global designers and the competition has truly showcased the best in over 100 categories of design, demonstrating the vast potential and versatility of the contest. As design enthusiasts and advocates for forward-thinking creativity, we’re

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Nubank’s New São Paulo Headquarters Is Pretty in Purple

Retrofitting a new modern office into a former warehouse doesn’t come without challenges. Spanning 10,000 square meters with triple-height ceilings at 15 meters tall, the industrial site was spacious but old and didn’t feel like a match for Nubank, a large digital banking platform servicing Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. MM18 Architecture saw the warehouse’s potential

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