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#Design

# design - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are
# Building Blocks
# Building Blocks

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 21,390 Views 19 Comments

Giant undertaking charts over 150 buildings that showcase excellent architecture in the capital since 1990.

# design - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off
# Aaannnd Relax
# Aaannnd Relax

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 AM 2,039 Views 0 Comments

Stunning curves, letting it all hang out – some of the features that makes these architectural gems shine.

# design - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable
# Legroom
# Legroom

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable

Oct 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 42,191 Views 25 Comments

Even in economy.

# design - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here's an idea, let's stick a glass house on the side of a cliff
# Place Called Vertigo
# Place Called Vertigo

Here's an idea, let's stick a glass house on the side of a cliff

Sep 14th 2014, 5:01 PM 37,991 Views 44 Comments

That’s pretty much what an Australian design company has thought up.

# design - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award

Sep 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 16,437 Views 17 Comments

Turkey, Japan, Iran, Korean, the UK and Australia are all represented.

# design - Monday 28 July, 2014

Someone's come up with a fix for the 'brown bin' smell
# Bin Juice
# Bin Juice

Someone's come up with a fix for the 'brown bin' smell

Jul 28th 2014, 6:45 PM 35,566 Views 47 Comments

Entrepreneurs will stock product in Dunnes Stores – but reckon it will be a hit export too.

# design - Friday 11 July, 2014

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like
# New Look
# New Look

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like

Jul 11th 2014, 5:58 PM 14,733 Views 35 Comments

The ESB said the new complex will bring back the ‘essence of the street’ while creating a dynamic office space.

# design - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The new National Maternity Hospital will open in 2019 - and here's who's designing it
# Delivery Team
# Delivery Team

The new National Maternity Hospital will open in 2019 - and here's who's designing it

May 13th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,478 Views 14 Comments

It is expected that construction work will commence in 2016 and the hospital will be complete in 2019.

# design - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

May 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 14,464 Views 49 Comments

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

# design - Monday 7 April, 2014

Column: 3D printing raises huge opportunities and challenges for society
# 3d Vision
# 3d Vision

Column: 3D printing raises huge opportunities and challenges for society

Apr 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 178 Views 16 Comments

Various industries – including motor, aerospace, fashion and toy manufacturing – are embracing 3D printing and pushing boundaries. But what potential challenges might lie ahead for this astonishing technology?

# design - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Airbnb's swanky Dublin offices designed to look like Irish pub
# Air Bnb
From The Daily Edge
# Air Bnb

Airbnb's swanky Dublin offices designed to look like Irish pub

Mar 20th 2014, 2:44 PM 45,342 Views 35 Comments

Coffee? Water? Pint?

# design - Friday 7 March, 2014

Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs?
# Art Attack
From The Daily Edge
# Art Attack

Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs?

Mar 7th 2014, 12:08 PM 24,918 Views 17 Comments

It’s not because the Gardaí want you to yield for errant partygoers.

# design - Saturday 22 February, 2014

These 11 designs could be the condoms of the future
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

These 11 designs could be the condoms of the future

Feb 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 38,758 Views 19 Comments

Bill Gates asked for it and these designers delivered.

# design - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Open Letter: Dear Union of Students in Ireland, please stop belittling our profession
# Design
# Design

Open Letter: Dear Union of Students in Ireland, please stop belittling our profession

Jan 28th 2014, 4:23 PM 1,087 Views 190 Comments

The USI’s proposal for the Irish Water logo shows how it values the design profession in Ireland – and represents a race to the bottom philosophy that undercuts true worth of creative work, write students Emma Grattan and Derek Doyle.

# design - Saturday 25 January, 2014

These are the best Snapchat selfies you're ever likely to see
# Mad Skillz
From The Daily Edge
# Mad Skillz

These are the best Snapchat selfies you're ever likely to see

Jan 25th 2014, 3:15 PM 7,073 Views 0 Comments

Us mere mortals can only dream of having such skills.

# design - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity
# Dignity Fund
# Dignity Fund

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

Nov 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,762 Views 14 Comments

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

# design - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week
# Planning
# Planning

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week

Nov 9th 2013, 4:23 PM 14,898 Views 84 Comments

The plan calls for much less traffic and better walking and cycling links from the Phoenix Park to Poolbeg.

# design - Friday 8 November, 2013

NCAD wants Dublin 8 acknowledged as 'leading cultural and creative quarter'
# Design
# Design

NCAD wants Dublin 8 acknowledged as 'leading cultural and creative quarter'

Nov 8th 2013, 4:17 PM 9,351 Views 37 Comments

The college’s head of design said today that the area’s role in the country’s creative economy must be officially recognised.

Column: Design in an age of austerity – why we need to stimulate the creative economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Design in an age of austerity – why we need to stimulate the creative economy

Nov 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 111 Views 27 Comments

Despite Ireland having produced world-class designers though the years, ‘design’ as a concept is often undervalued and misunderstood. It’s time for that to change, writes Professor Alex Milton.

# design - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy
# Hive Of Activity
# Hive Of Activity

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy

Oct 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,349 Views 23 Comments

Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.

# design - Sunday 6 October, 2013

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design
# Curvy
# Curvy

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design

Oct 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 11,899 Views 14 Comments

Free-flowing form or Mr Blobby buildings?

# design - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
# Busman's Holiday
# Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,787 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

# design - Thursday 29 August, 2013

The most misguided iPhone covers ever devised by humanity
# MY EYES!
From The Daily Edge
# MY EYES!

The most misguided iPhone covers ever devised by humanity

Aug 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 28,582 Views 17 Comments

Phones with boobs? It seemed like a good idea at the time.

# design - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

This is what the throne from Game of Thrones should actually look like
# My Dragons
From The Daily Edge
# My Dragons

This is what the throne from Game of Thrones should actually look like

Jul 10th 2013, 4:24 PM 5,122 Views 1 Comment

HBO didn’t get it quite right. Stinger.

# design - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher
# Women In Tech
# Women In Tech

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher

Apr 24th 2013, 4:07 PM 6,639 Views 30 Comments

Men design for other men, he argues – like the vibrate setting on a phone.

# design - Sunday 7 April, 2013

11 amazing new feats of architecture
# Wowsers
# Wowsers

11 amazing new feats of architecture

Apr 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 20,121 Views 14 Comments

Restaurants teetering on the edge, pop-up libraries, stunning skyscrapers – some of the winning designs in Architizer’s A+ contest.

# design - Monday 1 April, 2013

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them
# You Paid How Much?
# You Paid How Much?

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them

Apr 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 29,346 Views 12 Comments

Some of the biggest companies in the world spend hundreds of millions of dollars on their logo – while others spent nothing.

# design - Friday 22 March, 2013

8 bottle-shaped canvases that will catch your eye
# Absolut
# Absolut

8 bottle-shaped canvases that will catch your eye

Mar 22nd 2013, 1:15 PM 13,383 Views 12 Comments

Happy? Destructive? Miami Vice? Say what you see…

Irish designer selected to display work at David Bowie exhibition
# Design
# Design

Irish designer selected to display work at David Bowie exhibition

Mar 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 6,018 Views 10 Comments

Designer Aiden Grenelle will display a typographic screen-print at the The ‘David Bowie Is’ exhibition, which has become fastest-selling showcase in the history of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.

# design - Thursday 14 March, 2013

After watching this really cool video, we want to play Tron Hockey too
# Spacers
From The42
# Spacers

After watching this really cool video, we want to play Tron Hockey too

Mar 14th 2013, 6:08 PM 1,365 Views 1 Comment

And here’s me playing hurling in my Tron costume, like a complete eejit!

# design - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Inventions wanted: Digital Irish dancing shoes, 'keepy uppy' counter
# Science Hack
# Science Hack

Inventions wanted: Digital Irish dancing shoes, 'keepy uppy' counter

Feb 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,843 Views 2 Comments

Some of Ireland’s brightest technical, design and artistic minds are coming together in Dublin to brainstorm solutions for unusual requests.

# design - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 61 Views 84 Comments

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# design - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
# WALLPAPER
# WALLPAPER

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

Jan 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 13,480 Views 18 Comments

The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).

# design - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas
# Craft
# Craft

Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 4,043 Views 8 Comments

Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.

# design - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game
# Game On
# Game On

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Oct 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,486 Views 2 Comments

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

# design - Saturday 15 September, 2012

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...
# Bendy
# Bendy

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,217 Views 9 Comments

…they would be twice as strong, say Trinity College Dublin researchers.

# design - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices
# Facebook
# Facebook

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices

Aug 25th 2012, 7:45 PM 10,995 Views 12 Comments

The social network is paving the way for a major staff expansion.

# design - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Jurors begin deliberations in Apple/Samsung patent trial
# Handbags
# Handbags

Jurors begin deliberations in Apple/Samsung patent trial

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:18 PM 7,226 Views 27 Comments

Each company is accusing the other of stealing design technology. Take a look back at the legal row here…

# design - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like

Jul 22nd 2012, 6:00 PM 28,940 Views 27 Comments

Got a spare €18.6 million? Not a fan of having to share that with a lot of people? This may be the place for you.

# design - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

The future? One designer's vision to put the iPhone on your wrist
# IPhone
From The Daily Edge
# IPhone

The future? One designer's vision to put the iPhone on your wrist

Jul 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 11,364 Views 46 Comments

Literally wearing your phone…