Design

6 design secrets behind Wes Anderson’s ‘the French Dispatch’ set

For design lovers, a new film by Wes Anderson is a cause for celebration and an opportunity to grab ideas for decorating your own home. The director is renowned for his involvement in the production design and set decoration of his nostalgic films, overseeing everything from color palettes to the …

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McClements Featured For His Leading Role In The Design Of Plant-Based Foods

Distinguished food science professor David Julian McClements is featured in an article on the science of designing healthier foods in the latest issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Picture David Julian McClements In the article “Science and Culture: Looking to ‘Junk Food’ to Design …

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PS5 Darkplates Maker Defies Lawsuits With All-New Design

The PS5 Darkplates have been resurrected, with an all-new design that could bypass any complicated legal issues. Manufacturer dbrands previously claimed that the matte black faceplates on Sony’s PS5 console were “dead” and withdrew the sale of its product, following a cease-and-desist letter from Sony which claimed that the faceplates …

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Elizabeth Diller tells Edmund de Waal’s story – and hers

In Edmund de Waal’s house in south London is a 19th century display case at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Made of bronze and mahogany, measuring seven feet tall, it was purchased by the British author and ceramist to contain a legendary collection of miniature sculpted netsuke figures from Japan, …

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Does the design of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer need to be corrected?

Even as a grumpy BMWBLOG resident, I find complaints about the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer to be a bit numerous. Sure, its grille is pretty wobbly and it lacks an iDrive rotating dial on the inside, but it’s a nice little mover for those who want to… move …

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Everything you thought you knew about “feminine design” is wrong

What does a piece of furniture designed by a woman look like? Whatever stereotypes you can think of, a new book is here to break them. [Photo: courtesy Phaidon] Phaidon has just published his most comprehensive book on creative women ever. Woman Made: Great Creative Women brings together more than …

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Editorial: Wilma Mankiller’s play design depicts strength and recognizes tribal nations | Editorial

It was not until 1924 that Native Americans born in the United States were considered American citizens. Indigenous peoples were granted the right to vote in 1957, but some states still found ways to deprive Native Americans of their voting rights. Mankiller’s coin puts the name of the Cherokee nation …

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New 2nd Avenue design plan removes hurdle after bombing

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – A new design plan for buildings damaged in the Christmas Day bombing has passed a hurdle. Several buildings were badly damaged and the road was closed for safety reasons. At the historic Zoning Commission meeting on Tuesday, they approved a selective demolition motion. At first, they …

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Devlin Design Group wins PROMAX awards for Marquee Sports Network and WLWT Set Design

Devlin Design Group won the Gold and Silver awards in the Stage Design category, announced at this year’s PROMAX Local Awards virtual event, held on October 7. The PROMAX Awards are one of the most prestigious competitions for the creative television community. WLWT, the NBC subsidiary of Hearst Television in …

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra dummy unit features new phone design

With the Apple iPhone 13 now out and the Google Pixel 6 about to launch, all eyes will soon be on Samsung for the arrival of the Galaxy S22 series of phones – and a new leak gives us more evidence of the redesign that seems to be on its …

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