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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Awards

Australian International Design Awards call for entries

It’s time to get your award hat on with entry into the 2011 Australian International Design Awards now open. Designers, manufacturers and distributors of professionally designed products and services available on the Australian market are eligible to enter the ... More …


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Technology

My Blackberry is not working

Monday’s don’t often start with too much laughter, so here’s our attempt to change that. Check out this light hearted and fruity interpretation of the latest technological gadgets with this skit starring Ronnie Corbett and Harry Enfield. More …


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Architecture/Design

Take a 3D tour through First Light’s solar bach

First Light, the Victoria University team of students competing in this year’s US Solar Decathlon competition (the first Kiwi team to ever do so), have been doing an awesome job at keeping us updated as they get set to ... More …


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Employment

Fancy designing in China?

Roger Billington, director of SW Architecture Studio, a multi disciplinary design practice in China, is looking for interior designers from New Zealand to fill the following positions... More …


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Product Design

Milky mache goodness

This milk is green but that’s not because it’s lime flavoured. As well as looking pretty dam cool, this “paper mache” milk bottle also has a sustainability twist. And soon the GreenBottle will be rolled out to supermarket ... More …



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Design

New York’s gritty subway turns musical

While New York’s subway is a fast-paced, gritty and crowded experience, Alexander Chen has opted to turn it into something quite musical with his interactive subway map creation. More …



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Heritage Buildings

A saunter through St Heliers past?

If you didn't catch this clip last night on Campbell Live, see what happens when John Campbell embarks on a walk set out in the 2006 St Heliers Village Heritage Walk brochure. Perhaps not surprisingly, it seems a lot ... More …


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Events

Summer conversations on graphic design

Design Assembly is kicking off 2011 with a stellar lineup of speakers and topics for its summer conversations evening. Check out the details here and make sure you head along for some inspiration and the chance to mix and mingle ... More …


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Design

Drink from every fountain

While London practically hyperventilates with excitement at the news of an impending royal wedding and that ring, a more subtle celebration of royal jewels is taking place in its parks. More …


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Product Design

A charged-up USB

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A USB that doubles as an AA battery? Why not? Designer Wonchul Hwang has created this USB that, when in your computer, recharges so it can be used as an AA battery when needed. More …


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Architecture

Mirrored accommodation up a tree

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This hotel is almost too cool for words. Located in the Swedish village of Harads, from some angles it appears to be almost invisible. More …


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Innovation/Product Design

Freedom on three wheels

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Chris Haverkort’s trikes are a cool alternative to wheelchairs for kids with cerebral palsy More …