Just a reminder, there are only 3 days left to register for Design Museum Boston's first UNITE event at Office Environments. To RSVP for the event and for more information visit www.unite.evenbrite.com. A special thank you to our sponsors; Office Environments, Steelcase, Harpoon Brewery, and Boloco. See you there!…
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A few big design awards announced: The Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Awards and the Industrial Designers Society of America's Industrial Design Excellence Awards.
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Derek and I had a blast giving the Design Museum Boston 20x20 talk at Pecha Kucha Boston 18. Thanks to Brett Stilwell and the other Pecha Kucha volunteers for the invite and for organizing. We packed the Elks Lodge in Cambridge for a number of interesting presentations. We're psyched we could be a part of it.
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We are always on the look out for cool ways to promote design education and, with school out, you might be looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Well, PBS Kids has combined both. The great folks behind Design Squad have launched their 2010 Trash to Treasure competition. Reuse, recycle, and re-engineer your trash into a new innovative design and you could be selected as one of three winners who will see their designs brought to life by… Continue
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Design Museum Boston was on hand for this year's EDGE Conference: Branded in Boston. The AdClub put on a wonderful event with presentations from some great speakers. I spent a good portion of the time at our booth but I did manage to catch presentations from MassChallenge, Fidelity, and Continuum. As a matter of fact, I had the pleasure of introducing Harry West from Continuum who presented the work that they have done with Sprint. The most surprising… Continue
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Very cool take on a design exhibit. These folks in Chicago back their trucks up to the loading dock in Fulton Market and show-off mini-exhibitions of their work. Via core77: Once a year, during NeoCon, Chicago's young designers back moving trucks up to the loading dock in Fulton Market. Inside are miniature… Continue
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Design Museum Boston will be presenting at Pecha Kucha Boston 18, next Tuesday June 22! Doors open at 6pm with drinks and networking and the talks start at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. We'll be doing a 20x20 talk on the who, what, where, how and why of Design Museum Boston. Come on by and say hello!
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The Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Triennial is viewable online and onsite through January 9, 2011. What an undertaking: 134 projects highlighted under the theme Why Design Now? From their site: Inaugurated in 2000, the Triennial program seeks out and presents the most… Continue
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Join Common Boston for the kick off to their festival. From their site:
Italian design magazine, Abitare, has been playing a bit of a design museum game if you will: from their site: Following the idea of Enzo Mari, Abitare with each new issue will publish five works of design, which will be chosen by a series of well known personalities from the world of design. After the first selection, each juror, besides indicating his or her five products, will confirm – or not –… Continue
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Great piece on core77 about artist and designers in Los Angeles using the city's vast amounts of empty retail space to create pop-up galleries, event venues, and shops. Very cool! My favorite quote from the piece: Conversation, design and food is scientifically proven to cement new… Continue
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Our last category for our first exhibit is; Design Research. Please tell us about good examples of design research coming out of Boston. Thanks!
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This year's AdClub's EDGE Conference is blowing up and is not to be missed. The sheer amount of industry-leading presenters is amazing including: Colin Angle, Founder & CEO of iRobot, John Harthorne, CEO & Founder of Mass Challenge, Katherine Hays, CEO of GenArts, Ted Morgan, Founder & CEO of SkyHook Wireless, Chris Reed, Principal & Founder of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Wade Rousch, Chief Correspondent of Xconomy, Lyn Walker, CEO &… Continue
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Our friends at SHIFTboston have launched their second design competition: MOON CAPITAL. As big-time space travel buffs we are thrilled. And we cannot wait for the MOON CAPITAL forum at the Cyclorama on Oct. 21. All the info below!
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