Videos sponsored by London-based retailer Skandium document the 80th anniversary of Isokon and recent developments in the design and manufacture of Isokon furniture.
The Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation website provides a timeline of the British designers' work, with links to news, films and publications.
An article in Low-tech Magazine questions the sustainability of CNC production technology because it consumes more power than traditional "human-controlled machine tools."
The design brief for the 2014 Andreu International Design Award requests a seat and/or table that meets technical parameters established by the Spanish company. Deadline: December 1.
Manufacturer Gandia Blasco (Valencia, Spain) sponsors an international outdoor furniture design contest for designers aged 18 to 35 years. Deadline September 26.
Richard Green, UK's D&T Association chief executive, writes in Design Week about the new K-12 design curriculum to be implemented in September.
Co.Design and Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt sponsor this short video talk on the "dark side" of design by Paola Antonelli, senior architecture and design curator at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
The Danbury News Times reports Michigan-based furniture manufacturer Herman Miller acquired 84 per cent ownership of modern furniture retailer Design Within Reach, based in Stamford, CT.
The February 1934 issue of Fortune Magazine includes a nine-page illustrated article about American industrial design and designers.
Produced from 100 per cent post-consumer recyclable cardboard, Melbourne-based Foldtheory's flat-pack Freefold stool becomes bench seats and tables when joined together.
The Association of Danish Wood and Furniture Industries produced a video with three different perspectives of Danish furniture from the US, Japan and Denmark.
Design Week magazine looks into the future of office design and predicts a move toward more "collaborative" work environments.
Terence Conran, co-founder of UK furniture manufacturer Benchmark, instigated the Wish List project at this year's London Design Festival, challenging 10 designers to produce 10 longed-for items for 10 of his friends.
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