Thursday, September 28, 2006

Next Generation

Design Competetion

text from the nextgen webpage says... Win $10,000 for your design idea! The 2007 Next Generation® prize will finance the development of a bright idea that focuses on ENERGY, its uses, reduction, consumption, efficiencies, and alternatives. Now in its fourth year, the Next Generation® design competition recognizes design innovation on all scales--from the efficient desk lamp to the innovative city neighborhood plan, and everything in between. The competition is open to young designers in practice 10 years or less; including CAD monkeys in large offices, design students, independent firms or individuals. On your own or in teams we invite you to submit work on urban plans, buildings, interiors, products, landscapes or communications design. The winner will receive $10,000 to realize his or her idea, and will be featured in Metropolis magazine. Runners up will also receive full coverage to empower the next generation of design

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Breathing map

Quite revealing statistics about CO2 emissions, birth and death rates from different individual countries. Its an interactive map also, thanks to Core77 for the initial posting.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Van recycling tot Re-design

Exhibition during the Inside design week in Amsterdam
from 14th September to 17th September, 2006

LSDP says that one is welcome to make thier own 'hip' products from recycled materials, helped by professional designers in the exhibition organized by Latin Sisters Design Productions and Stadsdeel Oud West. The exhibition is do with recycling and consumption excesses.

Do check out the organizers website, as everyday consist of a workshop.
venue: De Hallen, Tollensstraat 60, Amsterdam