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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Design

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The future? One designer's vision to put the iPhone on your wrist
Literally wearing your phone…
Justin Timberlake launches home decor site
The site gives users a mini quiz to determine their taste and presents them with a customised profile.
Irishman designs jeans made from... beer bottles
Entrepreneur Peter Heron is making waves in New York with clothing made from part-recycled materials – and looking to the internet to give punters a vested interest in the company.
Apple designer Jonathan Ive to receive knighthood today
The British designer behind the iMac, the iPhone and the iPad will be knighted at Buckingham Palace later today.
In pictures: The Chelsea Flower Show
Former prizewinner Diarmuid Gavin returns to the prestigious show with a pyramid-shaped garden.
Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know
Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…
Adobe to launch new software suite for designers
CS6 includes Photoshop, Illustrator and other programmes for designers and Web developers.
New Robot of the Day Video
Italian designers have developed a robot that moves in all directions – on ‘spheres’.
Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition
Art initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin is repurposing empty spaces for cultural purposes – its latest show responds to “post-Crash Ireland”.
These coffins might cheer you up
Show in London displays burial caskets which put a twist on the final departure.
TED2012: The ideas you should hear this year
How social media is making us emotionally lazy, why humans are born optimists and one man who has probably made you cry: the inspiring talks to expect from non-profit group TED this year.
Kerry star leaks new jersey design on Twitter
Killian Young gave his Twitter followers – and the rest – a sneak peak of the new Kerry jersey last night.
Meet the Irishman becoming the hottest furniture designer in world
Joseph Walsh is only 31 but his work is being sought after by international collectors and museums – and going on display in Dublin.
Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...
Enterprising designer finds new use for old election posters – he builds a little birdhouse with them…
Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital
Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.
Why do we need a President? Oh, here's why...
…according to this charming animation/illustration by student Grace Margetson. NOTE: There’s a plug for Mary Davis in it.
Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014
Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.
Three jailed in China over iPad leaks
The design of the iPad2 was stolen from the factory where it’s made late last year and counterfeits were sold in advance of the launch of the latest version of the Apple gadget.
Dublin in the running to be World Design Capital for 2014
Ireland’s capital city hopes to beat off competition from 53 other cities around the world.
Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed
Check out some of the 38 projects shortlisted for the RIAI awards, ranging from imaginative home extensions to huge projects which re-shape the skyline.
ESB picks architects for new HQ design - but will it actually go ahead?
Redevelopment itself not given the green light yet but planning application to be put in progress for site in Georgian Dublin.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s Fix: EBS joins banks in posting major losses; computers being programmed to ‘feel’ regret; and interesting interpretations of skyscraper design.
Gallery: The future of skyscrapers
Can you see yourself living in a building like this? Check out some of the incredible entrants to this year’s eVolo Magazine Skyscraper Competition.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
Top designers name most influential books
Some of the world’s leading creatives disclose the works of literature that have influenced them throughout their careers.
Gap ditches logo redesign after online backlash
The clothes retailer abandons plans to rebrand after Facebook and Twitter are stormed with negative feedback.