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Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week
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A solar-powered table, Nike collaborates on a car, and an exhibition of NYC in the future.

by Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 4 april 2014

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

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Current Table By Marjan van Aubel
Integrated solar panels in the table top can charge a mobile phone during the day.

 

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A Multifunctional Sofa Named Herb
An all-in-one furniture idea that combines seating, shelves, a side table, plant stand, and power access for electronics.

 

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The Ringbrothers Pantera Is What Happens When Nike Helps Design A Car
Nike contributed the interior design and created a one-off pair of custom sneakers to match the resurected ’71 Pantera.

 

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I.Martin Bicycle Shop By Glow Exhibitions, Los Angeles – California
Bike shops are continuing to shed their former disorganized and grimy appearance; I. Martin is a clean, well-organized shop with clever bike related accents.

 

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Hacking Through Cities With Creative Sustainability
The Rotten Apple project looks for simple ways to creatively alter existing urban fixtures and give them new functions.

 

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Shape: A New Film To Promote Design
Director and animator Johnny Kelly and designer Scott Burnett produced this dialog free short film to promote wider understanding and acceptance of design.

 

Spotlight: “Building Tomorrow” Exhibition

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If you happen to be in NYC this weekend, this special exhibition is worth checking out:

See New York Radically Transformed In The “Building Tomorrow” Exhibition

Presented by BBC.com Future and Terreform ONE, this limited-time public exhibition invites New Yorkers to catch a glimpse of what their city could look like in the next few decades.

The exhibition will be on display at 168 Bowery (corner of Bowery and Kenmare) as follows:

Friday, April 4 from 12pm-9pm
Saturday, April 5 from 12pm-9pm
Sunday, April 6 from 12pm-6pm

 

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