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The Proposed Improvements to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

A fresh set of renderings for the transformation of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive have been revealed. The new plan calls for a 70-acre park extending out into Lake Michigan as well as upgrades to the beaches at Oak Street and Ohio Street. The new proposals have been developed by the state and city departments of […]

Events

Event Showcase: Humanscale’s “Beyond Sustainability” Discussion

The 4th floor of the Soho House set the scene for a thoughtful and compelling presentation about sustainability in furniture design. The presenter was Jon Strassner, Director of Workplace Strategy at Humanscale. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2007, Jon is passionate about Humanscale’s role in the Net Positive Movement. Jon has been a speaker at […]

Industry News

Elon Musk Believes Artificial Intelligence is The Biggest Threat We Face as a Civilization

Billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk sees artificial intelligence as the biggest threat to humanity. Musk, speaking at the National Governors Association on Saturday, explained, “There certainly will be job disruption. Because what’s going to happen is robots will be able to do everything better than us. … I mean all of us.” […]

Ideas, Thoughts, Perspectives

WAN GERIN Custom Bikes: The Perfect Balance Between Comfort & Performance

Last week we visited Noah Wangerin at his bike frame building studio in Bridgeport, Chicago. Noah creates custom geometry hand-made bike frames. He does custom jobs for friends and customers who want something a little more special than a mass-manufactured bike from Walmart. Noah iterated that the benefit of a custom made bicycle is the […]

Industry News

Gone are the Days of the Fingerprint Sensor, iPhone 8 Could be Unlocked Using 3D Face Scanning System

Apple is testing an improved security system for the iPhone 8, launching later this year, that would allow users to login, authenticate payments and launch secure apps by using a 3D scanner to recognize the user’s face. Bloomberg reports that a source “familiar with the product,” – who asked not to be named – is […]

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Adobe Photoshop: Rendering for Product Designers

Adobe Photoshop: Rendering for Product Designers Course Duration: 16 hours Tuition: $1,000 USD Overview: This Adobe Photoshop Rendering for Product Designers course showcases how to use Photoshop for the marker rendering p...
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TEAMS Design Party (In Honor of The Chicago Auto Show)

UPDATE: To see the event’s photos: click HERE. WHEN: February 10, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 PM WHERE: 1812 W. Hubbard Street Chicago, IL 60622 Map it! TEAMS Design is hosting a party in honor of the Chicago Auto Show. Meet and ...
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Bluetooth Enabled “I’m Watch” for Smartphones

Milan based company I’m has created a great bluetooth watch that will connect directly to your iPhone or Android based phone. It comes in a simple, matte black plastic band, but you can purchase the watch with a red, yellow, ...
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Tesla Model 3 – A More Affordable Electric Vehicle For Everyone

Tesla is not usually synonymous with affordability. With its starting price at just $35,000, Tesla’s Model 3 will be unlike any electric vehicle they have manufactured. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, announced that the new Tesla M...
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NeoCon 2011

Besides the fact that attending designers should have probably pre-registered two weeks in advance or pay the $25 penalty (which I gladly paid), this year’s NeoCon did not disappoint. In a way, the penalty cost reminded u...
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Starbase Program Makes The Future Brighter For Teens

As a Department of Defense youth program, Starbase, teaches teens on military bases around the country the importance of technological advancements through a rigorous curriculum. The program invests in at-risk teens, taking t...
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