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Advertising Wearable Dwellings: Introducing a Coat for Refugees That Turns into a Tent

Royal College of Art students have designed a multipurpose garment that's large enough to house an adult and a child

Design A 90-Second Ride Into the Future of Virtual Reality

The man who put the 3D visual magic into Harry Potter has set his sights on the future of everything—from ‘experiential branding’ to training surgeons

Innovation Airbus's New Folding Seats Provide a Look Into the Future of Budget Airline Flights

Airbus files for a patent for a new design that allows for more passengers on commercial flights.

Home Camera Records Favorite Smells

The Madeleine is a device that captures the scent of your memories in tune with the trend of moment-capturing on Instagram and other social media.

Syndicated Dutch Architects Use Waste Management To Improve Urban Life

The Architecture Foundation's latest exhibition shows how to compost coffee grounds and make a playground out of old wind turbines.

Work Who Is Toyo Ito?

The 71-year-old architect has finally won the Pritzker prize for an experimental body of work that refuses classification.

Home Electronic Tattoo Monitors Patient Symptoms Remotely

Scientists have developed a flexible circuit board that can be printed directly on to skin to transmit data back to a doctor.

Technology iPad App Teaches Surgeons As They Work

Mobile surgical simulator lets medics in the operating room swipe and learn as they perform procedures.

Design Will Clothing Soon Be Grown By Plants?

From living shoes to a strawberry plant that grows lace, more and more research is being done into how to organically produce wearable items.

Innovation Can 3D-Printed Houses Measure Up To Traditional Architecture?

Janjaap Ruijssenaars' design can be printed from sand 'just by pressing enter'. But is this high-speed construction a step in the right direction?

Syndicated Looking Back At The Work Of Oscar Niemeyer [Pics]

The Brazilian architect, who passed away today at age104, led a vibrant life and leaves behind many monuments that attest to his talent.

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Louvre Opens New Addition In Tiny French Mining Town

Sanaa's shimmering apparition of a building provides a radical new space for the display of six millennia of art.

Luxury Will New Law Banning Fakes Damage The Design World?

A new copyright bill will signal the demise of classic furniture knock-offs but what effects will it have in the world of publishing and fashion?