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Check out Debbie Millman's newest book, Why Design Matters. The book features conversations with the world's most creative people!

Watch Continuum by Krista Kim, a digital experience in Times Square.

Having trouble sleeping over the last few years? Take a look at this guide!

How to avoid burnout and workplace stress during the digital age.

Found in The Guardian an article about several women designers in the 80's who fought back against unequal design standards.

Lucca Biennale Cartasia is the biggest worldwide art event dedicated to Paper as an artistic  and architectural means. LuBiCa takes place every two years in Lucca, Tuscany.

NiceRx is a partner of healthcare providers, social workers, employers, and insurance companies, in helping patients gain access to affordable and FDA-approved brand name medications. NiceRx a

Imagined as "gardens within a box" the Shenzhen exhibition hall opens designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects

The International Council of Museums as put together a survey in light of one year of the COVID-19 pandemic to assess how museums and museum professionals have been affected.

Other Skies: An Exoplanetary Festival
Produced by Multiverse Concert Series, CLOT Magazine, and SciArt Initiative

Extra Bold, a feminist, inclusive, anti-racist, nonbinary field guide for designers is now available for pre-order.

Learn about 25 Creative Revolutionaries working in the design field today with this article from CODAworx.

The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. is currently holding an outdoor exhibition titled Unity | Peace | Forward.

A virtual exhibtion showcasing work that honors Black legacy in the United States.

A guide from to educational options in Video Game Design.

Ian Cowley of presents a guide of Typography Resources for Printing.

Nassia Inglessis, founder of Studio INI, talks about how technology assists in creating interactive spaces.

The London non-profit, BLAM, created an augmented reality app that allows users to view virtual memorials.

Media Architecture works on creating an Exhibition based off of selected student work.

"GirlSpace" creates a model from new and old Girl Scout programs to promote racial equality in the Girl Scouts and their community.

SPUR holds a virtual panel with institution leaders to examine a new wave of innovative and immersive experiences.

On Monday, November 9th, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum will hold an interactive workshop inspiring participants to think digitally!

Verizon sponsors a competition created by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Interaction Lab which calls creators to build tools that would assist museums with new digital interactions.

Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, talks about the initiative to spend $250 million in grants to reconsider monuments across the U.S.

Camille Walala has created two public artworks for the inaugural London Mural Festival as part of a new focus on community-oriented projects.

Technology manufacturer Apple has revealed its spherical Apple Marina Bay Sands store in Singapore designed by architecture studio Foster + Partners, which it describes as its "most ambitious retai

“The solution is for the global climate justice movement to get behind, or beside, Indigenous people.”

Since 2013, New Generations has involved more than 300 practices in a diverse program of cultural activities, such as festivals, exhibitions, open calls, video-interviews, workshops, and experiment

Gensler’s solution for infection control in airports relies on a combination of actions that begin with prescreening passengers as they enter the building. 

“What do memorials and monuments do? They are another way we tell history,” says Tigwell. “What we hope is people look at what these moments in time mean today.”

Some 25,000 resin cubes make up a gorgeously analog sign system at the National Library of Luxembourg.

The charity partnered with JCDecaux Australia, a subsidiary of outdoor advertiser JCDecaux, to craft a campaign in Sydney, Australia, which focused on the critical question, "R U OK?"

Regardless of gender, employees have a hard time taking critical feedback from a woman.

Architecture firm Snøhetta has been announced as the winner of a competition to design the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, North Dakota.

The sports fan experience has been evolving, with the help of technology, for years.

The deadline to apply for the program, from American Express, is September 21.

From funding, planning and infrastructure, to design and policing, many transit agencies essentially have built two systems with different standards for “choice” and “dependent” riders (that is to

Designers are starting to think about how apps can clean up our messy privacy hygiene

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for grants of up to $250,000.

BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced that it has expanded its list of available CMS partners in Control Cloud to include Embed Sign

It’s not a case of re-opening your physical or digital doors and letting the customers flow back in. 

Curated by Yuan Wang 

A current challenge for information designers includes wayfinding in a time of social distancing and reduced capacities.

Having published its recognizable, yellow-covered reference guides on computer programming, investing, politics, wine, bird watching, life coaching, flirting, adrenal fatigue and about 2,500 other

Architecture firm Gómez Platero has designed a new memorial to honor those affected by COVID-19. Sited in Uruguay, the monument is made to be an expression of hope in an uncertain time. 

It's not a perfect solution but it should get you 30 hours of concentrated work a week.

Dori Tunstall, the world’s first Black dean of a design school, is on a mission to redesign design education itself: “We can’t decouple colonialism from design.

Employees are facing new stressors. Leaders need new approaches to inspire and fairly measure performance.

Join Ayse Birsel (who kicked off Experience + Exhibition month with her super power primer) this month for her pay-what-you-wish workshops. 

Navigating the highs, lows, “likes,” paychecks, prizes, and mental hurdles.

It’s a tough job even in human time, let alone deep time.

Join Mvix on August 19th, 2020, at 2:00 EST for a live review of user submitted content where they'll go over great examples and give suggestions for getting the most out of your digital signage.

The 2020 publication, Municipal Smart City Street Light Conversion & Evolving Technology Guidebook was commissioned by New York State’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (Capital District Tran

This second webinar in the series will focus on the design elements and trends represented in the manual and will be tailored for designers. 

The latest bill wending its way through Congress is a much more targeted version of the Paycheck Protection Program. Here's an early look.

The Architecture and Design Museum would become the home of both the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Design Museum Helsinki.

The act was intended to honor protesters who had peacefully assembled earlier this week.

Below, we explore how neon works, its architectural history, and how architects can continue to use it today.

“Flatten the curve” was just the beginning.

As museums around the country prepare to reopen, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is going first with safety protocols in place.

In the wake of COVID-19, in which retailers worldwide shut down for months, retailers using AR are enjoying a 19% spike in customer engagement, according to data from Vertebrae, and the customer co

An online celebration to help students gain exposure for their work and make connections with movers and shakers of the design world for feedback and inspiration.

Hear from 3 firms (Think Company, Design Science and Digitas Health), and the program director of Thomas Jefferson University’s new MS Health Communication Design program, to learn more about how d

The CEO of career site Virgil offers a look inside the closed-door tech-driven recruiting process to help job seekers best position themselves to land a new job.

If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone.

Mvix, a leading provider of turnkey digital signage solutions with free software, today announced a major price drop on two of its digital signage players. 

Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has abandoned its ambition to create a smart neighborhood in Toronto amid "unprecedented economic uncertainty" caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Do you identify as a transit nerd? Have strong opinions about brutalist architecture? Keep a running list of your favorite pieces of public art from around the globe?

Local Projects is hosting a series of free workshops for organizations facing the challenge of adapting to a COVID-future reality.

As state governments and business communities begin to consider reopening, how can small business owners position themselves to return to work safely? 

The Thermo-Scanner uses infrared technology to detect a person’s body temperature accurately within 0.5 degrees in seconds and provides an alert for high temperatures.

Being confined to our homes during the lockdown has heightened our awareness of space and place. 

How do you think A.I. and machine learning will impact content development and management?

This product offers a critical first line of defense by instantly measuring body temperature without any human interaction.

Our only ask was this: Use the cash to cover any costs you incur in shifting to working from home, and then spend the rest supporting local small businesses.

The present situation is a perfect storm for the application of creativity.

Created by THE rAVe Agency in partnership with Zoom Video Communications, LAVNCH WEEK (pronounced “launch” week) is a five-day virtual event that combines keynote presentations, interactive panels

With incessant videoconferencing, the opportunity to recharge and rest your eyes between meetings is increasingly important.

Around the world, people have devised various ways to denote the prescribed social distancing protocol using chalk marks, tape, floor stickers, signs, furniture and other crafty means.

For sign makers, protection from the COVID-19 virus actually involves a two-pronged strategy—both for in the shop and out in the field for surveys and installations.

The majority of museums have been forced to close their doors indefinitely due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

The project is not merely about designing an optical store, it is to create an ambiance in which public space and private space are deconstructed and placed in the same field to maintain a strong v

An Intubation Box sits over the head and shoulders of a patient as they are intubated, acting as a protective shield between patient and providers and hopefully minimizing providers' exposure to CO

This touch technology, offering clarity, sensitive and drift-free response and continued operation even when scratched, has driven a change in public attitude towards touchscreens.

ACE, the Advocates for Connected Experiences (ACE), announces their formation with the goal of uniting and empowering all constituents involved in DOOH, retail and venue-based digital experiences a

Self-employed designers impacted by coronavirus will be eligible for grants worth up to 80 per cent of their average monthly earnings from June, the UK government has announced.

The PPE Drive is calling on the 3D printer community to help create PPE to protect health care professionals. There is a critical shortage of PPE supplies and you can help!

The United Nations needs your help in translating critical public health messages into work that will engage and inform people across different cultures, languages, communities and platforms.

In a letter to Congress, AIA leadership outlined how investment in infrastructure might stimulate economic recovery.

She’s created graphic identities for Citibank, Tiffany, the Public Theater, and, well, everybody, but will be remembered for one album cover, she tells the Museum of Arts and Design.

Even as changes to the design-fair calendar continue to shake out, with an onslaught of events having been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional news keeps on coming in.

Self-employed designers impacted by coronavirus will be eligible for grants worth up to 80 per cent of their average monthly earnings from June, the UK government has announced.

The co-founder of Columbus, Ohio–based Moody Nolan reflects on the challenge of surviving in an industry that was less than welcoming.

Companies will soon be able to test and benchmark their offices, with CRTKL planning to launch the new index in the coming months.

Civilizations have recognized copper’s antimicrobial properties for centuries. It’s time to bring the material back.

While the building is ready for the public, it’s been closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak

Artists and designers have grabbed their pens, pencils and digital styluses to create images of support and informative illustrations to help distribute advice on how to slow the spread of coronavi

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