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The Latest From The Fraunhofer “Science, Art And Design” Network

The Fraunhofer network excels at adding value to its research work by tapping into the creative sectors. The Designer in Lab 2021 is a competition for ideas held by the […]

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Urban Loop: A New Transport Solution

Is the next generation of innovative urban transport networks being created in France’s Grand Est region? A project that started for students in Nancy in 2017 might soon expand into […]

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Apple causes a stir in the advertising industry with “Anti-Tracking Fuction”

Apple users are now able to stop apps and websites tracking their activity. With the new iOS 14.5 operating system update, Apple is the first smartphone company to give its […]

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Salone del Mobile. Claudio Luti steps down as president

Claudio Luti has resigned from the Salone del Mobile presidency in a surprising move. He announced his decision ahead of a board meeting of FederlegnoArredo, the Italian timber trade body […]

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Lilli Hollein becomes director of Vienna’s Muesuem Angewandte Kunst

Andrea Mayer, junior minister for art and culture in Austria, has announced that Lilli Hollein, director and co-founder of Vienna Design Week, will become the director of Vienna’s Museum Angewandte […]

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Herman Miller acquires Knoll

The brands Herman Miller and Knoll have been the epitome of modern 20th century American design since the 1940s. While many of the designers who worked for these influential furniture […]

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Varta unveils “V4Drive” battery cell

The demand for innovative battery cells has grown enormously across the world, mainly due to electric vehicles. Battery manufacturer Varta has now unveiled a new “large” battery cell called “V4Drive”. […]

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Soapbottle. Packaging made from soap

Jonna Breitenhuber, who graduated from Berlin University of the Arts in 2019 with a master’s in product design, was working as a packaging designer for cosmetic products when she became […]

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“Exhibition Fever” at Ulm School of Design

As one of the 20th century’s most influential design schools, the Ulm School of Design was in many ways a trailblazer for the contemporary understanding of design as an interdisciplinary […]

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Obituary Professor Birgit Weller

Professor Birgit Weller died suddenly on 18 April 2021. Weller became a professor of industrial design in Hanover in 1994 and was the first professor appointed for the industrial-design programme […]

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Nike still the world’s most-bought clothing brand

Rankings still remain popular as a way to gain fast information about the latest successes and trends. According to the just-published “Brand Finance Apparel 50 2021” report, sporting goods manufacturer […]

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Virtual Show. The Future Happened: Designing the Future of Music at the Museum of Design Atlanta

Are we being exhausted by a perpetual cycle of constant consumption, multifaceted information, the latest headlines and turbulent politics? Are we falling into an acceptance of the status quo too […]

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Autonomous ferry. Federal funding for research consortium

Since 2018, the CAPTN (Clean Autonomous Transport Network) initiative has had an objective of developing an environmentally friendly, autonomous chain of public transport options in Kiel. At the centre of […]

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26 April 2021: World Intellectual Property Day

Ideas seldom enter the world fully ripened. Like budding plants or growing children, they need light, nutrition, care and devotion in order to flourish. In art, architecture, design, technology or […]

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Woven cosmos. Hella Jongerius at Berlin’s Gropius Bau

Hella Jongerius’s artistic practice revolves around linking handicraft with industry and traditional knowledge with technology. The Gropius Bau in Berlin is now dedicating a solo exhibition to the artist and […]

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