Design Pros Share Highlights from Brand New Conference 2011

Design enthusiasts from around the world gathered in San Francisco on September 16th for the 2nd annual Brand New Conference – the logo and identity event hatched from Bryony Gomez-Palacio’s and Armin Vit’s wildly popular Brand New blog. Eager to …

Recharging NYC Through Design

desigNYC, the nonprofit organization that matches designers with nonprofit NYC community groups is currently exhibiting its 2011 collaborations – from September 14 – October 1. It is hosted by GD Cucine, a high-end Italian kitchen showroom and gallery, at 227 …

Polaroid's Back and Lady Gaga's Going Gaga

The Made in Polariod Art Exhibit: 50 Artists, 50 GL10 Printers, 50 Works of Art is “an art exhibit like no other,” says Polaroid.  50 artists were given GL10 Instant Mobile Printers and “the freedom to creat whatever came to …

Touch My Flaming Cactus

By Jonathan Greenblatt, Designer, Creative Development Walking up Lafayette Street from Bond in New York City, I’m used to certain thoughts bubbling to mind as my body auto-pilots through urban space back to the L train. Is Rihanna still up …

Paolo Ventura's Venezia

The miniaturist and tableaux master Paolo Ventura returns to New York with Venice in tow. His recent exhibition, “The Automaton of Venice,” is finally at the Hasted Kraeutler Gallery and opens on September 8 (to October 15). His precision dioramas …

Wurman's WWW.WWW Conference

Richard Saul Wurman founded and chaired the TED  and TEDMED conferences from 1984-2002. They are now the preeminent venues for the exchange of the most progressive and challenging technology, entertainment and design ideas. If you were wondering what Mr. Wurman …

Still Alive! Highlights from Design Thinking: Dead or Alive?

The New York City Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America and innovation consultancy Fahrenheit 212 collaborated last month on a very successful event entitled, Design Thinking: Dead or Alive? A stellar panel of voices, including Stephan Clambaneva, Debera …

Hot Stuff About Cold War

The Wende Museum in Culver City, California states its mission is to “preserve the cultural artifacts and personal histories of Cold War-era Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union to inform and inspire a broad understanding of the period and its …