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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

Set to open Oct. 17, "Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America" will explore "the intersections of architecture, Blackness and anti–Black racism in the American context."

Bluemedia shared two links on the efficacy of signage on hand hygiene.

Working from home, freelancers’ rights, disrupted supply chains and ongoing postponements are some of the creative industry’s concerns as coronavirus continues its spread.

A road diet reallocates a street’s space to better serve the community around it and its full range of users.

More and more people are working from home to try to limit the spread of coronavirus. If you’re a remote work newbie, make sure you’re following these productivity hacks.

Important safety information concerning the care and maintenance of Ideum touch displays and touch tables.

The National Park Service spans hundreds of sites across the US, including monuments, seashores, memorials and parks.

Groundwork was commissioned by K11, a shopping mall in greater China to imagine and bring to life a playable art piece.

NanoLumens, Inc., the award-winning creators of LED visualization solutions in any size, shape or curvature, today announced the launch of a new product line designed for display customers in need

The Swedish Design Museum To Go exhibition can be taken away inside a backpack that visitors can borrow for a week to explore the country with.

The international event is scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from March 19 - 21, 2020 and is being hosted by the IDC School of Design, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai with

The IIID Award is a celebration of what information designers contribute to society: They apply creativity and design thinking to solve complex communication problems, and to improve every aspect o

Having been utilized as early as the Roman era in buildings of almost every scale, it is almost impossible to think of a building that does not have at least one concrete element. 

As we turn the page on the 2010s, there's a great deal of speculation about what this new decade will bring.

While Rome may not have been built in a day, Shenzhen pretty much was. In the 1970s, China’s start-up capital was a fishing village.

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) mourns the loss of Mark Dziersk, FIDSA, a prominent industrial designer and decades-long supporter, leader, and advocate of our Society.

Sulafest music festival in India has apologised to British designer Morag Myerscough for copying her colourful pavilion design, promising to commission original work in future.

What technology will replace Quick Response (QR) codes in the future?

The emerging technologies and the increasing number of interactive displays and kiosk systems are making digital signage more and more efficient.

While many people will associate fungus with moldy food or damp woodlands, a new exhibition at London's Somerset House is hoping to shift perceptions by highlighting the real-world wonders of mushr

Slated for this year are new institutions dedicated to ancient Egyptian, the Olympics, African American music and the Army

Hopkins Architects has completed the Buhais Geology Park Interpretive Centre on a former prehistoric sea in the emirate of Sharjah, UAE.

Originally built in 1943 for the construction of Howard Hughes’ H-4 Hercules airplane, this 450,000-square-foot hangar now houses a new technological marvel. 

How a handful of traditional design programs are staying ahead of the curve

Choose your weapon for fast and efficient architectural creativity this year.

Men still comprise the majority of speaker lineups...

A recent event at Haworth’s Philadelphia showroom revealed the importance of empathy and engagement in designing more inclusive workplaces.

COBE has completed the Halftime building at the Adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany, which is distinguished by a giant rhomboid-shaped roof.

A sampling of work and commentary by some of the type aficionados who have been featured in the pages of Communication Arts.

When she taught first-graders in Bethesda public schools, Ann Friedman relied on activities to engage them.

The webinar will cover a brief introduction to Daktronics and the lessons learned in building high-resolution direct view LED screens as well as the questions you should be asking.

Thirst founder Rick Valicenti will begin again outside the current office with a network of local and global collaborators, while his former partners, John Pobojewski and Bud Rodecker, create a new

From the unseen subterranean world of London’s Tube network, to flying’s 5.7 million ton waste problem, here are the year’s most popular exhibition stories on Design Week.

From influencing voters to making veganism mainstream, graphic design can change people's behavior.

Op-ed: How architecture is challenging privilege and power

Substance by Adobe is fast becoming the go-to resource for material textures in the architectural visualization industry, and when one feasts their eyes on the following images, it’s not hard to se

Inspired by and in collaboration with Tonika Lewis Johnson's Folded Map photography project, Borderless designed an interactive map installation of Chicago to visualize the powerful geographic comp

Physical spaces become the canvas for this Brooklyn-based experience design firm’s dynamic, data-driven visualizations.

British historian, curator and broadcaster Gus Casely-Hayford has been appointed the inaugural director of V&A East, the South Kensington museum's east London outpost.

The new lab will host community talks and exhibitions, workshops and offer rapid prototyping facilities for local and international designers.

A new show in Norwich is showcasing the work of five creative studios.

The recently published book, Women in Design: From Aino Aalto to Eva Zeisel, by mother and daughter duo Charlotte and Clementine Fiell aims to redress the balance of current scholarship about the h

Visix Inc. has won the Silver Davey Award for its custom interactive signage design at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland.

Shopping for current, future, or wannabe architects? From carbon-conscious collectibles to design-minded accessories, ARCHITECT has you covered.

Are you guilty of implementing these rendering faux pas?

Videos of a new product being called an invisibility cloak recently surfaced online.

Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality.

"Should architects design provocatively ugly architecture that does not conform to Instagram's aesthetic conventions?"

The 3rd International Placemaking Week, presented by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) took place on October 1-4, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The Japanese word Bakeru means ‘transform,’ and the sentiments behind its usage are particularly important to the Northern Tohoku folk traditions that stress the eventuality of transmigration betwe

Read about the latest incredible airports and some that are on the drawing boards at the moment.

In the two years since Sidewalk Labs pitched its vision for a grand smart city development — encompassing an entire neighborhood on the Toronto waterfront — the project has been beset by controvers

Malta, a town in Latvia, could be hardly compared to its southern namesake in terms of climate, however, its landscape is equally beautiful.

A part of Bolshaya Morskaya Street, located between Nevsky Prospekt and the Arch of the General Staff Building in Saint-Petersburg, is a small yet important part of the main city ensemble and the t

This webinar will detail is an alternative approach to display specification, an approach that considers displays not as a box but as a free-form canvas.

Rely on Uber and Lyft when you land in a new destination? You might want to reconsider, as many airports are ending curbside pickup for rideshare apps admidst construction and traffic woes.

On the 18th of November, Hou de Sousa will install Ziggy in New York City to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gateways.

Design of the four-volume proposed masterplan by Sidewalk Labs that will transform the city’s eastern waterfront into one of the most innovative districts in the world.

In healthcare facilities, binging sustainability to bear on experiential design practices boosts the benefits of both strategies

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