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Creating International Connections at Shannon Leigh

Creating International Connections at Shannon Leigh

On November 13th, Shannon Leigh Associates (San Francisco) was happy to host Ivo Sakamoto—an architect from Brazil—who connected with the firm via SEGD. Sakamoto shadowed the Shannon Leigh team for a day, learning about studio practices to bring back to his firm. The team started the day with a tour of the studio and then took Sakamoto on a short site survey, reviewed a presentation package with him and showcased various projects they're working on. 

Gemini Introduces Duets Accents

Gemini Introduces Duets Accents

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Gemini (Cannon Falls, Minn.), manufacturer of the Duets® line of premium plastic engraving material, has introduced Duets Accents™, a line of colorful, cell-cast acrylic sheet material that can be used for engraving, decorative accent or as a dimensional design component in wayfinding, ADA and architectural signage. The single-ply material features an array of contemporary colors in transparent, translucent and opaque color choices.

Redesign and New Art Program for Black Falcon Pier

Redesign and New Art Program for Black Falcon Pier

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The Davis Companies, a Boston-based real estate investment, development and management company, recently unveiled the redesign of 88 Black Falcon Pier, along with the launch of an on-site interior and exterior art program celebrating the industrial and maritime roots of both the building and the Seaport District called, “The Art of Making It.”

Highlighting Design that Improves Lives

Highlighting Design that Improves Lives

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Seattle’s award-winning team at Studio Matthews recently premiered the design of their newest exhibition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center: "​Design with the  90%​." The exhibition, curated by Cynthia E Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, and presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, is the third exhibition in the newly launched rotating exhibit space.  

Designtex Casper™ Cloaking Technology

Designtex Casper™ Cloaking Technology

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Designtex (New York) recently announce that Casper™ Cloaking Technology has been honored as a finalist in the Workplace category in Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation By Design Awards, which celebrates innovative design in business. This year, the contest received over 2,800 submissions across 16 categories. Designtex was honored amongst many other big names such as Google, Nike and Stanford University. 

The Crossroads San Mateo

The Crossroads San Mateo

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Using a customized version of Unreal Engine, the video game software that renders 3D simulations with uncannily accurate physics, ESI Design (New York) created three reactive-media digital panoramas that evolve constantly, responding to the presence of visitors, live weather data and other stimuli.

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