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“It’s going back to how we did it before we institutionalized our way of treating elderly,” says one of the architects.

Timber towers and smart pavement: Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is sharing an early glimpse of its Toronto development.

A collection of dataviz caveats by data-to-viz.com

The star of the new Netflix Hollywood building is its lobby, where a 1.9-millimeter, 13K, 80-foot by 12-foot LED display spanning two walls transports visitors onto the sets of programs such as Str

After more than a decade of planning, the first stage of San Francisco’s new transit hub is almost complete.

Two designers suggest turning the symbol into a reconfigurable library of icons.

Austrian architect Johann Obermoser has cantilevered a lair-like concrete volume from the precipice of a mountain in Sölden, Austria, to house an exhibition exploring the history of James Bond.

Ten pros share their tricks for staying engaged with your work.

Oslo’s Good Type hints it might be flexibility, versatility + charity

Like so many creatives, I learned how to build a business while building my business.

There's no doubt about it: Tokyo is a design and architecture lover's paradise.

Five architecture studios have contributed facades to this parking garage in Miami Design District, resulting in a mash-up of bold eclectic styles.

MTA Arts & Design, a digital artwork provider for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, recently unveiled its fifth digital signage artwork entitled Skyyys at the Futon Center Transportation Hub

With a passion for environmental graphics, designer Joe Lawton has built a practice dubbed Media Objectives (M-O) within the architecture firm Valerio Dewalt Train Associates (VDTA).

Designed by Brooklyn, N.Y.–based architecture firm StudioKCA, the giant whale sculpture aims to raise awareness about the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the oceans each year.

IDLab in Melbourne did some before and after testing of their new Wayfinding System in a Hospital in Melbourne.

Mineta San Jose International Airport and 22 Miles made history by creating and implementing three robotic “customer service agents” to greet travelers and help them navigate through the terminal.

Witold Rybczynski reviews "Face of a Nation," which considers why recent American pavilions have been national embarrassments.

A new exhibition looks at how buildings can make recycling easier.

You can use it to visualize any type of location-based data.

Behavioral psychologist Ingrid Gehl influenced much of the thinking of her husband, the celebrated urbanist Jan Gehl.

While it’s generally accepted that Chicagoans care and know about the city’s treasure trove of architecture, recognition for its leadership in the other design disciplines—environmental, industrial

The Blue House, home of Frida Kahlo, has been partially recreated inside the V&A museum in London, for an exhibition of the artist's belongings.

Refinery29’s Art Director Isabel Castillo Guijarro Has Some Advice.

Klim designed Geograph to live across the media company’s magazine, TV channel, and website.

The project is part of an Adobe initiative called Hidden Treasures that resurfaces design gems from the past in Adobe products–previously, the company recreated the paintbrushes used by painter Edv

Christie teamed up with the TCL Chinese Theatre to create the world’s first permanent projection mapping show on a cinema’s façade.

According to a new report from CBC News, the University of Guelph will be installing a new wayfinding system that will help students who are visually impaired or blind.

Often placemakers and developers talk past one another.

LG Electronics redefined the possibilities of signage design with the recent unveiling of its revolutionary LG OLED video wall now on display at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

The digital signage industry is experiencing an exciting growth period at the moment, with the rising interest in “smart city” projects and a resurgence of advertiser interest in out-of-home.

Dr. Andrew Dent of Material ConneXion talks about a new wood panel that enables you to create 3 dimensional surfaces using air pressure.

With digital advancements determining the future of wayfinding apps, Bruno Maag explores the typography journey through transport and technology.

Los Angeles-based non-profit ShareWell unveiled the design on Wednesday for its new state-of-the-art Cayton Children's Museum at Santa Monica Place.

Local architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm Gresham, Smith and Partners announced Wednesday it has named six new owners, each based in Nashville.

Named Cereal, the font has big ambitions from its scrappy beginnings.

So how can a popular innovation journey with such a good track record for innovation success be considered a failure?

Last week, the Smart Cities New York conference at Pier 36 on the Hudson River welcomed 1,300 people for two days of panel discussions, keynote speeches and seminars on a host of issues facing citi

A presentation by Cambridge Analytica, portraits generated from DNA and a Facebook drone sit beside each other in a new design exhibition that opens to the public this weekend at London's V&am

A response to new research.

NanoLumens CTO Gary Feather highlight 4 key ways in which digital signage applications are evolving, offering advice on keeping pace with customers’ needs.

There’s a steady stream of events around the globe this month to keep the design crowd busy—here’s everything that should be on your radar.

The power of design to change the world in positive ways has been rapidly becoming more understood in the past 20 years.

Ford has developed a "new haptic visual language" that allows blind people to experience the view through a car window.

Mark Bohs, director of sales, Americas, Datapath, pointed out how the true value for digital signage is the ability to offer "access to information to the public in a timely fashion."

Powers is setting out to install 100 signs throughout the region that mimic the shape of “No Parking” or “One Way” street signs, throughout the summer.

We are entering the second iteration of 3-D wayfinding thanks to both augmented reality and virtual reality technologies.

Musings on everything from lucky breaks to the current state of design, the limitations of graphic design as self-expression, and a hell of a lot more.

The celebrated American graphic designer Milton Glaser has compiled a book of over 400 of his posters from the last six decades.

If anyone could read braille, maybe it would be more common for those who need it.

The first images of Populous' MSG Sphere venue, planned for a site near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released.

Some years ago Jim managed to snag the interview of the century with one of symbols biggest stars.

The best of Burning Man is coming to the Smithsonian for anyone to experience–no dust goggles or potable water supply required.

It has its own emoji, but where did the new Accessible Icon come from?

Supergraphics are an exciting way to express the overall aesthetic of a project and create an engaging environment.

Li-Fi is likely to reshape the world in ways Wi-Fi didn’t, by transmitting data through lamps, streetlights and more.

Congress is considering legislation, framed under false pretenses, that will help businesses to shirk architectural protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

And it looks like a really big sports bar–in a good way!

All-seeing Trump tells your misfortunes at the design museum in London.

Design thinking is taking over the world–and your child’s brain, if the Museum of Design Atlanta has its way.

Go. Just go.

You know you’ve really made the big time when a children’s book commemorates your achievements, as has been done for George Washington, Madame Currie, Martin Luther King, John F.

3M and eyefactive recently teamed up to showcase interactive digital signage at Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam.

Vince dropped around to my beach pad in Bondi for a coffee and we took the time to chat about the future of design and how everyone, even business leaders, could benefit from thinking more like des

With 36,000 locations, often visited by people driving on unfamiliar highways, those arches could make for a pretty functional bit of wayfinding design, too.

Any collaboration is only as good as the relationships, which take work.

British architect David Adjaye has completed work on New York's museum of spying, which invites its first visitors to become undercover agents.

The University of South Carolina’s spectacular new Football Operations Center will open to great fanfare near the end of this year.

I really hate it when people describe my work as data visualization.

Hudson Yards’ first condominium tower, 15 Hudson Yards, has topped out at its full architectural height of 914 feet, with exterior cladding also more than halfway complete.

Michael Bierut will be a guest on Person Place Thing on April 5.

To stay competitive in any market, having a digital transformation strategy is a necessity.

It’s not enough to just design beautiful assets, effective typography, and color schemes.

It’s not enough to just design beautiful assets, effective typography, and color schemes.

Proponents claim that H.R. 620, called the ADA Education and Reform Act, is intended to strengthen the ADA and give businesses the opportunity to react prior taking legal action.

At the Olympics, designers get to consciously shape our sense of history as we experience it. Here’s how that role has evolved over the decades.

22Miles' brand new AR plug-in can be added to any existing Mobile Apps, or utilized through the 22Miles platform for an emerging wayfinding user experience.

Hostile designs can look innocuous, like “armrest” bars dividing up a public bench to prevent rough sleeping.

Spread the love! These 75 architecture valentines—handmade by ArchDaily readers from around the world—were chosen out of nearly 400 submissions.

GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of "People To Watch" who embody the spirit of the creative community.

Ford tries to find out with its new pilot project.

Soon, however, with multi-user VR being rapidly developed, VR will do more than just ensure dynamic consumption.

With over 100 million people expected to watch the game this Sunday, all eyes will be on the brand-new US Bank Stadium, where a huge permanent roof will ensure that come rain, shine, or snow, Minne

Love modern design? Have $6.5 million to spare? Then you should definitely buy this–the preserved-in-amber former home of Massimo and Lella Vignelli.

Whether it’s called human-centric, universal, or inclusive design, our primary job is to create exceptional experiences.

Whether you're working on projects in these countries or you're looking to broaden your knowledge of universal design, these guides should come in handy. 

The Sign Research Foundation (SRF) drew a capacity crowd to its first full-day university workshop earlier this fall, which coincided with the International Sign Association’s (ISA’s) Sign Manufact

The project, named Woven Into The Future, has seen Reebok partner with three different designers, in the hope of showcasing the "limitless potential" of Flexweave – a material made from strands of

Designers have a responsibility to develop greater accessibility, whether physically or mentally, in tactile, visual, and aural ways.

On December 1st 2017, reSITE invited a handful of intellectuals to Berlin for the My City / Your City salon held in partnership with Airbnb, spending a day and night with them brainstorming about p

We’ve hit a ceiling in augmented reality.

As it turns out, simply defining what does or doesn't constitute make a city "smart" is trickier than it sounds.

The digital signage landscape is always the same, but also changing at the same time. 

Milton Glaser debuted three new works in 276 New York City subway stations.

Ultimately, whether our designs are sustainable comes down to the early decisions we make for the building, with our choice of materials having a huge effect on the overall carbon footpri

Venice? Chicago? Lisbon? Seoul? Architecture biennials, biennales, triennials, and triennales have become a vital part of the culture of modern architecture.

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 177: Enhancing Airport Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities provides guidance to assist aging travelers and

Maximizing usability and engagement for all is a design goal from ideation to installation.

While the basic principles that placemaking espouses are often hard to question, this manifesto in particular begs one question: Is placemaking understood and defined clearly enough for it to

Metro and subway maps can tell us a lot about cities. What these "maps" rarely tell you with any reliability, though, is the actual geography of the city itself.

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