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Books: Modern Miracle

It's not always easy to find modern gardens to visit, so if you're into contemporary design (or would like to be) ... then you simply must get a copy of Contemporary Gardens of the Hamptons: LaGuardia Design Group 1990-2020 (Monacelli Press, 2021). In a foreword to the book, award-winning author... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Designers, Long Island, Landscape Design, Jane Berger, Monacelli Press, La Guardia Design Group, LaGuardia Design Group

The stunning book design behind the new Philip Dick collection

The Folio Society is releasing a limited edition collection of all 118* short stories written by Philip K. Dick — and like a lot of the Folio Society's work, the graphic design is absolutely stunning. Check out the video for more about the process: This limited edition of Philip K. — Read the rest
Tags: Books, Video, Design, News, Book, Designers, Graphic Design, Design Fiction, Philip K Dick, PKD, Folio Society, Science Fiction Design, Philip Dick, Philip K Read

Tear Gun captures and freezes tears and shoots them back at whomever made you cry

This amazing project from 2016 recently resurfaced on social media. Yi Fei Chen is a designer based in the Netherlands. She built the Tear Gun as a project while attending design academy. For Yi-Fei Chen, a graduate from Design Academy Eindhoven, her impossibility to speak up in self-defense during a confrontation with her tutors resulted in an internal burst of frustration, but externally only defenceless tears emerged. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Design, News, Designers, Netherlands, Tears, Conceptual Art, Yi Fei Chen

Books: Oudolf Update

Even if you already have the original of this book, you'll want to consider this new, expanded paperback version that includes 13 recent projects shown here for the first time, along with Piet Oudolf's new strategies for design and plant selection. Among the new gardens featured in Hummelo: A Journey... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Detroit, Piet Oudolf, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Oudolf, Hummelo, High Line, Monacelli Press, Delaware Botanical Garden

DesignCrowd raises $10 million AUD to grow its DIY platform, BrandCrowd

DesignCrowd announced today it has raised $10 million AUD (about $7.6 billion USD) in pre-IPO funding. The capital will be used on hiring and product development, with the goal of accelerating the growth of BrandCrowd, its DIY platform. The new funding comes as DesignCrowd gets ready for a potential initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange. The round’s investors include Perennial Value Management, Alium Capital, Ellerston Capital, Regal Funds Managemetn and CVC, along with r...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Design, Diy, Instagram, Australia, Tech, Designers, United States, CVC, Logos, Branding, Designcrowd, Lynch, Sydney Australia

Books: Flower Power

I've never had a cutting garden -- my flowering shrubs and occasional roses always kept me plenty busy -- but after reading this new book, I might actually change my mind. In Flower Color Theory (Phaidon, 2021), the noteworthy floral designers Darroch and Michael Putnam, show you the way to... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Accessories, Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Plants, Darroch, Flowers, ETC, Flower Power, Michael Putnam, Phaidon, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Floral Design, Garden Art

Christmas Books II

Some of my favorites from the past year: In Garden Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from The World's Finest Designers on the Art of the Garden (Rizzoli International, 2020), author Carl Dellatore asked 100 designers for their thoughts on the elements that go into notable gardens. Top landscape architects, designers,... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Christmas, Designers, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Carl Dellatore

Books: Gardens: Getting Personal

Of course when Dan Hinkley left Heronswood, we knew that he would have to design and plant another garden with wondrous plants. That's true, and his experience with the second garden is detailed in Windcliff: A Story of People, Plants, and Gardens (Timber Press, 2020). A lot of Hinkley's many... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Plants, Hinkley, Heronswood, Dan Hinkley, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Timber Press, Bill Noble, People Plants and Gardens Timber Press

Books: Chicago North Shore Gardens

Chicago is known for its architecture, and the leafy suburbs north of the city along Lake Michigan are home to many amazing landscapes by some of the country's most distinguished landscape architects, past and present. In Gardens of the North Shore of Chicago, (Monacelli Press, 2020), author Benjamin Lenhardt profiles... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Chicago, Gardens, Lake Michigan, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, The Garden Conservancy, Monacelli Press, Deborah Nevins, Hoerr Schaudt, Chicago North Shore Gardens, North Shore of Chicago Monacelli Press

Books: British Gardens (2)

If you thought for a moment that you would never need another book on Sissinghurst, well ... just think again. In this new book, Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden (Frances Lincoln, 2020), author Tim Richardson offers a fresh perspective and new insights into one of the most famous gardens in the... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Sissinghurst, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Frances Lincoln, Tim Richardson, Historic Landscapes & Preservation, British Gardens

Books: Starting Over

I can't imagine making a new garden that's six times larger than your old one and that's also less work. But nothing deters author and designer Page Dickey from her determination to keep on designing and making a new garden just as fabulous as the old one. In Uprooted: A... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Design, Designers, Connecticut, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Timber Press, Page Dickey

ASLA Awards - II

2020 ASLA Professional Awards (continued) photos: James Ogilvy Award of Excellence, Residential Design Marshcourt, Hampshire, England LA: Reed Hilderbrand, Cambridge, MA Not everyone has the pleasure of working on one of the most famous landscapes in Britain, a historic estate that dates back to 1901-04, with plantings by garden designer... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, England, Design, Awards, Designers, Chicago, Britain, Public Parks, Millennium Park, Piet Oudolf, Jane Berger, Lurie Garden, Historic Landscapes & Preservation, Reed Hilderbrand, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Marshcourt

8 Must-Have Designer Handbag Looks For Less

Transform your wardrobe with these luxury handbag looks for a fraction of the price!
Tags: Shopping, College, Designers, Handbags, Looks for Less, Fall Trends

ASLA Awards - I

ASLA has announced its professional awards for 2020 (and I was honored to be on the jury that met virtually last March. This is the first installment of posts on the awards. photo: Garry Belinsky - click to enlarge General Design - Award of Excellence Portland Japanese Garden LA: Walker... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Awards, Designers, Philadelphia, Landscape Architecture, Asla, Olin, Dilworth Park, Japanese Gardens, Jane Berger, Associations/Organizations, Walker Macy, Garry Belinsky

Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden in Danger

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has placed the garden, by landscape architect Lester Collins, on its list of at-risk landscapes. The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden in Washington DC wants to re-design the garden, and hired architect Hiroshi Sugimoto to come up with a new plan. The New York Times... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Designers, Washington Dc, New York Times, Announcements, Landscape Architecture, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Gardens to Visit, Sculpture Gardens, Historic Landscapes & Preservation, TCLF, Cultural Landscape Foundation TCLF, Lester Collins

Designers Unite To Support Freelance Theater Creatives With #SceneChange Platform

A group of leading U.K. theater designers have formed an online forum called #SceneChange, bringing designers together and providing resources on how to navigate the changes across the theater sector. #SceneChange will provide a platform for all theater set and costume designers — established and emerging, associates and assistants. It also offers a place for […]
Tags: News, Global, Designers, Theater, Scene Change, SceneChange

Garden Design Masterclass Online

You may have seen my review of this book a few posts ago ... Starting this Wednesday, and for the next two Wednesdays, Rizzoli Bookstore is hosting online sessions with some of the garden masters featured in the book at 6:30pm. June 10: Charlotte Moss and Kathryn Herman June 17:... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Books, Gardening, Events, Designers, Announcements, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books, Rizzoli Bookstore, Rizzoli USA, Charlotte Moss, Kathryn Herman

Fashion designer's robotic "Proximity Dress" automatically poofs out for physical distancing from the wearer

Experimental fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht—most famous for her Robotic Spider Dress from a few years ago—has now created the Proximity Dress to help with physical distancing during the pandemic. The 3D-printed electromechanical dress poofs out when triggered by proximity and thermal sensors detecting someone getting too close to the wearer. From 3D Printing Media Network: Each dress extends itself using a robotic 3D printed hip mechanism, built into the dress, and a resin 3D printed ...
Tags: Fashion, Video, Technology, News, Clothing, Designers, 3d Printing, Stratasys, Fashion Design, Anouk, Anouk Wipprecht, Social Distancing, Physical Distancing

The revolutionary art of Black Panthers graphic designer Emory Douglas, a short documentary

From 1967 through the 1980s, Emory Douglas was the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, the revolutionary social justice and political organization founded in Oakland, California. Douglas was the art director, designer, and primary artist for The Black Panther Newsletter and created the iconic Black Panther flyers, handouts, and posters. Hw work is as relevant, and as necessary, right now as it was 50 years ago. Art historian, artist, and professor Colette Gaiter referred to Do...
Tags: Art, Video, Design, News, Designers, Graphic Design, Douglas, Norman Rockwell, Black Panthers, Black Panther Party, Emory Douglas, Oakland California Douglas, Colette Gaiter

Books: Design Class by Top Landscape Masters

One hundred brief essays by landscape architects, designers, horticulturists and garden stylists on everything from restoration and materials to symmetry, space, scale, water, estates, borders, hedges, romance, liberty -- you name it. In Garden Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from The World's Finest Designers on the Art of the Garden... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Garden, Books, Gardening, Designers, Plants, Landscape Architecture, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Garden Books

Dribbble, a bootstrapped ‘LinkedIn’ for designers, acquires Creative Market, grows to 12M users

Traditionally dominated by big players like Adobe and Autodesk, the world of design has been flush with a newer wave of startups that are creating collaboration spaces and new cloud-based tools designed to address the needs of creatives today. Today, two of those players are combining. Dribbble, an online community for designers that lets them post their work and look for work, is acquiring Creative Market, a marketplace for ready-to-use fonts, icons, illustrations, photos and other design as...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Adobe, Developer, Tech, Designers, M&a, Autodesk, Exit, Creatives, Winn, Dribbble, Creative market, Dyndrite, Design Software

Hyundai, Genesis Design Boss Hits the Road

The man behind the expressive designs rolling out of Hyundai and the newly sporty elegance of the fledgling Genesis brand is leaving the company. As reported by Automotive News, Luc Donckerwolke, who joined the automaker in 2015 after a prestigious career at Volkswagen Group, is stepping down as chief designer. The automaker cites “personal reasons” […] The post Hyundai, Genesis Design Boss Hits the Road appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Designers, Autos, Road, Hyundai, Genesis, Volkswagen Group, Automotive News, News Blog, Luc Donckerwolke

Sometimes It’s Just Nice to Hear a Car Designer Talk About Driving

Ever been to a party where the most interesting person wasn’t the life of the room, but the quiet person in the corner, calmly — perhaps a little shyly — sipping their drink and taking in all the things occurring before them? Vehicle designers seem like that person. The braggadocious CEOs and upper-level execs can […] The post Sometimes It’s Just Nice to Hear a Car Designer Talk About Driving appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Designers, Autos, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, JLR, News Blog, Styling, Product Planning, Future Models, Julian Thomson

Books: Garden Perfection

One of the worst things about the covid virus -- at least in our part of the country -- is that all the gardens are closed. That means I can't visit Hillwood, the former estate of Post cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, which is always fabulous in springtime. While many... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Post, Books, Gardening, Designers, Garden Design, Jane Berger, Hillwood, Post Cereal, Historic Landscapes & Preservation, Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood Estate, Perry Wheeler, Innocenti & Webel, Museum & Gardens

Bode and Microsoft’s AI-Powered Archive of Quilted Textiles

Dubbed the "Bode Vault," this system catalogs the finer details of an ever-growing collection Emily Adams Bode‘s process favors the analog; sketching details passed along by collectors and artisans, repurposing vintage quilting textiles, enlisting skilled craftsman to replicate one-of-a-kind pieces and more instead of mass-producing her ideas. Her garments—released under her eponymous luxury brand, Bode—have won her the 2019 CFDA Award for Emerging Designer of …
Tags: Fashion, Design, Style, Microsoft, Clothing, Tech, Designers, Luxury, Ai, Image Recognition, Menswear, Vintage, Quilting, Quilts, Bode, Emily Adams

Lost Time Print

The brainchild of Alice Murray (Pentagram) and Lauren Priestley (Redwood), the Lost Time print acknowledges and protests the gender pay gap. In the UK—where Murray and Priestley are based—the gap is 17.3% which means women essentially work 63 unpaid days per year. The large-format, limited edition prints depicts these “lost” days, with calendar dates missing to indicate that, until 4 March, women in the UK …
Tags: Gender, UK, Design, Prints, Designers, Calendars, Limited Edition, Murray, Priestley, Pay Gaps, Alice Murray Pentagram, Lauren Priestley

International Women’s Day: Interviews + Visits

A few of the enthralling conversations we've had with brilliant women since last year's 8 March Women from all over the world achieve the remarkable every day, and should always be championed and celebrated. At Cool Hunting, we’re in a uniquely fortunate position to meet creative, clever, inspiring and inventive women all the time—from artists and designers to sex tech entrepreneurs, community leaders and beyond. …
Tags: Art, Photography, Gender, Design, Style, Interviews, Women, Tech, Data, Designers, Culture, Artists, Photographers, Perfume, Fragrance, Studio Visits

10 Influential Women in Contemporary Design

To celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March) and Women’s History Month, Design Milk—in collaboration with the Female Design Council—compiled a list of women designers “shaping the future of design.” And while there are far more than 10 women leaving their mark on the expansive medium, this list features incredible talent worth honoring. From Arati Rao (founder of rug and textile studio Tantuvi) to Rosie Li …
Tags: Design, Women, Designers, Linkaboutit, IWD, International Womens Day, Design Milk, FDC, Female Design Council, Tantuvi, IWD 2020, Women Designers, Arati Rao

Russell Page Lecture

click to enlarge This photo is of the Russell Page water garden at Pepsico Gardens in New York -- gardens I visited some years ago. If you can make it to the NY Botanical Garden on February 28, don't miss the lecture on The LIfe and Legacy of Russell Page.... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, New York, Education, Events, Designers, Announcements, Frick Collection, Russell Page, Garden Design, Jane Berger, NY Botanical Garden, Pepsico Gardens, Russell Page Lecture

NYBG Orchid Show: Floral Kaleidoscope

New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show Jeff Leatham's Kaleidoscope Feb 15-April 19, 2020 That's famed floral designer Jeff Leatham buried in orchids ... as he transforms the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into tunnels of orchids. Jeff is the artistic director of the Hotel Four Seasons George V in Paris, with... [Author: Jane Berger]
Tags: Gardening, Designers, Paris, Plants, Four Seasons Hotels, Orchids, Jeff, Jane Berger, Exhibitions / Shows, Floral Design, NYBG, Haupt Conservatory, Jeff Leatham, NY Botanical Garden, Orchid Shows, Hotel Four Seasons George