Modular

Why Design Now?: Modular Traffic Light System


Why? Dot Dot Dot Ex Why Zed Design (XYZ) claims that its modular traffic-light system is the worlds safest configurable traffic light. The pole consists of stackable tubular plastic or polymer sections held in place with a tensioned cable. It collapses if a car collides with it, minimizing vehicle damage and passenger injury. The unit requires little maintenance and has low replacement costs.
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New Digital Type: Restraint


One of the pieces featured in Cooper-Hewitt’s “Digital Typography” installation is a booklet published by Fox River paper company in 2006, showcasing the masterful lettering designs of Marian Bantjes, a designer living off the coast of Vancouver.    
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Meier 75


Personally, I am partial to Richard Meier’s approach to architecture. According to Meier, a building is an act of “willful artificiality;” a “man-made” spatial construct that functions as a receptacle for experiencing the world of nature. 
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Felt at ICFF


I was delighted to see that Lerival – Furniture by Architects is carrying Morehead & Morehead’s brilliant Felt Stool (1).  
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