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* Design: Dieter Rams On Good Design As A Key Business Advantage

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 10 May 2012

Design: Dieter Rams On Good Design As A Key Business Advantage: “..Dieter Rams is best-known for his work at Braun–where he revolutionized the design of electronics–and his indelible influence on Apple’s Jony Ive. But he has had a decisive hand in another, much smaller company: Vitsœ, a British manufacturer that has been producing Rams’s modular shelving system for 50 years. To mark his 80th birthday, the German master has allowed Vitsœ to release the transcript of the speech he delivered in New York in 1976, in which he articulates his ethos of user-centered design and some of his famous 10 commandments. In 2012, they feel as if they were written yesterday..”  Fast Company on fastcodesign.com offers us an historical and absolutely contemporary gem..

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* Architecture: James Corner Field Operations – Fast Company 50 Most Innovative Companies

Posted by the editors on Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Architecture: James Corner Field Operations – Fast Company 50 Most Innovative Companies: “..Landscape architect, James Corner, has a way of not only designing captivating landscapes, but making places where people want to be. While thousands have experienced his transformation of New York’s industrial rail line, Corner’s impact is also evident in major metropolises on an international level as his competition entries and built work inspire a sense of urban renewal and restore confidence in their settings. In fact, Fast Company has recently named James Corner Field Operations as one of 50 most innovative companies of the  world for “creating intimate green spaces out of industrial urban blight.”..”  Of New York City’s High Line, and other urban regeneration marvels..

See our other posts: PIERSCAPE by James Corner Field Operations; Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park by James Corner Field Operations, and Architecture + Urban Design: Section 2 of the High Line (New York City).

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