Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Frank Gehry's latest building finally opens, design trends from Stockholm, and an essential video on how creativity really works.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 17 february 2014

PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, automotive and architectural design.


Panama Biomuseo By Frank Gehry Ready For Grand Opening
The tropical landscape inspired nature museum took a decade to finally complete.


#FolkMoMA Reuse
There’s a website dedicated to featuring creative reuse ideas for the Folk Art Museum MOMA intends to demolish.


Architects Slow To Embrace Augmented Reality As A Design Tool
Better integration with widely used design software is a possible approach to elevate the technology beyond a novelty.


Reflective Dish Of Water To Be Installed At International Garden Festival In Quebec
The humble birdbath becomes an art installation.


The Efficient Passenger Project vs. The MTA: Is Good Signage A Bad Idea?
A clever subway sign hack to make a subway trip more efficient isn’t well received by the MTA.


Favorites from Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014
Innovative wall storage ideas and the color yellow are top trends from this years’ Scandinavian design show.

 Celyn’s Super Film Celebrates Vitra’s Barber Osgerby-Designed Table
A beautifully animated short story of how Vitra’s Map Table can be creatively used.

How Creativity Works
This is a must watch video with James Carnes, Global Creative Director, Senior Vice President of Design at Adidas. He busts a lot of the myths about creativity and acknowledges that brainstorming and focus group sessions are rubbish for developing fresh ideas. He also discusses the best kind of working environment to foster for designers to get the best work out of them.



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Concept Camera Designed To Only Take Unique Photos

Camera Restricta is tool that prompts photographers to only capture one-of-a-kind images

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Fragrance Will Release The Smell Of Data If Your Private Information Is Being Leaked

The device is designed to create a physical cue for the potential dangers lurking online


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Speaker Displays Song Lyrics As Music Is Played

The device is able to generate the graphics on a translucent screen and retrieve the words from a connected database

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Travel Assistant Scans Your Emails To Make Planning Easier

This AI add-on will sync with your inbox and sends reminders to make sure you don't miss anything important


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Home Depot Green Energy Expert: Americans Are Taking Control Of Their Power Use

Green tech expert Jennifer Tuohy discusses new home energy tech and developments for renewables in the US

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Millennials october 21, 2016

FOMO Survival Kit Helps Millennials Cope With Social Anxieties

The satirical product is meant to be a playful diversion for people who feel like they are missing out

Food october 21, 2016

New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna

Advertising october 21, 2016

Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

The booths allow city residents to check local transit times through a simple toll-free phone call

Work october 21, 2016

Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Connor Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

Retail october 21, 2016

Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

Marketers are seeking creative and impactful new ways to connect with influencers

Children october 21, 2016

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

Infants october 21, 2016

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

Technology october 21, 2016

Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

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