The design philosophy of the everything app WeChat may seem paradoxical, being simultaneously pervasive and inconspicuous. But this idea of “everythingness” goes back to ancient Taoist philosophy.
In an engineering course at UC Davis, students learn all the nuances that go into brewing ‘a truly excellent cup of coffee.’
The 35 shortlisted structures from around the world showcase engineering ingenuity and big ideas for making construction more sustainable.
As US cities struggle to reduce homelessness, two scholars explain how planners can reform shelter design to be more humane and to prioritize mental health and well-being.
People in the First Nations fashion industry see their work contributing to cultural tradition, economics and cultural sustainability, and blak pride and storytelling.
A scholar of design who researches brand campaigns critiques the social media platform’s new look.
Though accessory dwelling units have been around for centuries, a recent survey found that 71% of Americans were unfamiliar with the concept.
In a saturated market, fatigued by gratuitous partnerships such as Nike x Tiffany & Co., this collaboration has been praised for its timeless authenticity.
A new exhibition pays homage to the king of sequins, who combines detailed, traditional techniques with unconventional materials.
Not since the adoption of the steel frame has there been a development with as much potential to transform the way buildings are conceived and constructed.
Wiradjuri woman Denni Francisco will be the first Indigenous designer to have a solo show at Australian Fashion Week.
Maybe you can’t have a designer kitchen. But you can still beautify your bulk food storage.
Ash Ketchum is retiring from the Pokémon franchise, but this doesn’t spell the end of Pikachu.
Our lives are intertwined with animals, insects and birds – we should consider them more when we design our cities.
During the brainstorming stage of the design process, AI-powered image generation programs can open creative doors that may have otherwise never been accessed.
Humans often look to nature for the solutions to complex problems – here are five times where biological processes have inspired innovation.
When we visit city streets, shops or malls during the holiday season, is it spending money that we like? Or is it about experiencing our surroundings?
As an expert in fashion marketing, I see nothing to mourn in Raf Simons’s decision to close his eponymous label – here’s why.
Hiding in plain sight, they’re subtle reminders that we’re being watched, tracked, studied.
It’s important to look at the whole value chain in the plastics economy, starting with design of products that can be reused and recycled.