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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Furniture design

Tuesday Chew: Tim Wigmore - connecting people to design objects

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Last year Design Quarterly named him one the Top Ten Australian and New Zealand Designers. His creative furniture design is known to push the boundaries between interior design, installation art, and exhibition design. We delve into the creative depths of ... More …


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Design

Jack (the lamp) is back

Jack the ‘sitting, stacking, lighting thing’ is now back in its natural home with the motto: “it’s back - it also comes in black and it stacks.” More …


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Design

Moleskine in the digital age

New Zealand might not yet have the Amazon Kindle e-reader, but hopefully Whitcoulls' substitute, the Kobo, will fit these Moleskine covers. More …


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Design

FullCodePress - the American perspective

You might have seen Haydn Green's blogs for us about the recent FullCodePress event - which he dubbed the 'geek Tri-Nations'. Now Jason Santa Maria, who participated in the event on the American side, has blogged about his experiences at ... More …



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Design

Main title ‘masterpieces’

The main title sequence, the credits at the beginning of a film, has evolved from the plain old static card to - in some cases - a dynamic piece of art in its own right. More …



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Events

Event: Many Minds Make Right Work

Running with Scissors Creative Strategist, and yMedia Challenge Judge, Friday O’Flaherty, shares his experience of working in the creative industries – tomorrow! More …


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Design

Putting the fun back into, er, infrastructure

From the why-didn’t-they-do-it department, the grain edit blog has a sweet collection of scans from Power Styling, a 1964 book setting out some ideas to improve the US electricity infrastructure. Pretty cool. More …



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Design

Samwoong Lee’s Octopus chair

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Despite being covered in enough paua to blend in seamlessly at the old Paua shell house, Samwoong Lee's Octopus chair is really quite elegant. More …


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Celebration

Today, give something you love a hug

What day is it? That’s right, it’s World Industrial Design Day. So find something you love and let it know how you really feel about it. This year, Icsid, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, has ... More …


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Technology

iWant colour

Ever wished you could literally 'catch' a colour? Well now you can - in paint form anyway. The iPhone and Design Daily sponsor Resene have teamed up to create the clever ColourMatch application. More …


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Furniture design

Curvy underbelly exposed

Like diving through a waterline of clear glass into the organically seductive structural elements of a yacht, Rose & Heather’s Bailey table has nothing to hide. More …


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Books

A novel twist to architecture - literally

Fans of architecture and books from 18 countries are locked in a fierce battle as they compete to crack a code that relates a “shape” to the storyline of Charles Bancroft’s London based thriller, The Architect. More …


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