Nationwide Children’s Hospital Earns LEED Gold For Research Building

Opened in 2012, Research Building III includes green features such as variable speed fume hoods in laboratory spaces and advanced technology that senses air quality to increase or decrease ventilation as needed.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Research Building III in Columbus, Ohio, received LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.The research building opened in 2012 and was designed by NBBJ. Factors central to Nationwide Children’s Research Building III receiving LEED certification include:read more

The Roman “Swiss Army knife”

If you think the Swiss invented the concept of the multi-functional tool, you are wrong. Over 1800 years ago, the Romans already had some pretty well designed tools with more than one purpose. This ustensil was used by Romans to eat and included fork, spatula, pick, spike and knife. It can bee seen at The Fitzwilliam Museum.
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A collection of creative ads for Lego

Lego is the amazing success story of a brand that created a very simple toy that appeal to kids’ imagination. However, although the product is at the center of the brand’s success, its advertising probably helped a lot in making the company a leader in its industry. Jurassic. Lego opens amazing worlds for your children, illustrated […]
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Good agencies copy, great agencies steal and receive awards

“Good artists copy; great artists steal”. This quote was ascribed to Steve Jobs, Pablo Picasso, and William Faulkner, among many other talented men. I cannot confirm whether these artists really said it or not, but I can verify that Malaysia-based design agency Dentsu Utama took this quote quite literally. The agency just copied a logo published […]
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The Furoshiki shoes by Masaya Hashimoto

On Designer Daily, we recently featured a set of cool, experimental 3D printed shoes made using ocean plastic waste. In this post, you will see that you not only don’t need to use the latest technology to innovate, but also that it can be inspired by traditional craft. Italian footwear company Vibram recently released a […]
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Seth Clark creates collages of deteriorating architecture

Seth Clark is a graphic designer currently based in Pittsburgh. He still works as a print designer, but it’s his collage work that really caught our attention. Clark discovered this craft while earning his BFA in graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design. Art has now become the center of Clark’s activity, he […]
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