Everybody loves Bucky, but what did his visionary work really produce? At tonight's Curiosity Club author and archivist Trevor Blake will open that question and likely leave us with more. His talk, "Buckminster Fuller At 120" starts at 6pm PT at the Hand-Eye Supply shop, and streams on
To all those who don't believe a sophomore performance can be as good, if not better than the original, prepare to be challenged by the 2015 Core77 Conference. We took the best parts of our inaugural conference last year and added more of just about everything to deliver a better,
Tonight at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club we'll get deep and cold and very cool with Josh Hydeman, a nature photographer and cave explorer in the Pacific Northwest. Josh will be sharing basic information about caves and their different forms; Limestone caves, glacier caves, and lava tubes and the features
Save the date, folks! Our second annual Core77 Conference is happening on October 23rd, 2015 at the beautiful Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles. CoreCon2015 is shaping up to be an even bigger event than our inaugural conference last year. This year, the full day of inspiring speakers and presentations
In true Berlin style - DMY Berlin came back this year for its 13th edition taking over the historic Kraftwerk Berlin. The former industrial plant (previously used to power the eastern regions of Berlin) turned historic techno club.. turned event space housed hundreds of objects, furniture and conceptual design
The truth isn't always what it's cracked up to be, but even bad facts can crack you up. Today, Monday June 22, the Hand-Eye Supply takes over Portland's Hollywood Theatre to spill our honest guts on bad "facts" we've loved and hated, at our first ever off-site Curiosity Club. Our
Tonight, Curiosity Club welcomes Geoffrey Hiller to discuss his photo documentary work in the once-closed country of Myanmar in his talk "Making A Photography Book." Starts 6pm at the Hand-Eye Supply store in Portland, and streaming on the Curiosity Club homepage. Myanmar in Southeast Asia is one of the
We all have our own feelings about crowdfunding, but there's no denying that the landscape around making new products is shifting. Tonight at Curiosity Club, we'll hear from Josh Lifton, founder of Crowd Supply: the first platform to literally bring engineering and supply chain into the crowdfunding conversation.
For those of you who have grown tired of sifting through countless newsletters to find out the local events in architecture and design, today's launch of the New York Architecture Diary will come as great news! The intuitive interface categorizes events and allows you to quickly see what's on
Similarly to various counter-parts with the 'Hack' suffix, CycleHack is a intensive weekend event in which cyclists, developers, designers and makers gather in cities around the world to combine brain power in the very noble pursuit of tackling issues facing cyclists today. Taking place this year on the weekend of
Tonight at Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club, we dip into the chemical complexity of making high quality paints! Ancient art urges meet modern methods, 6pm PST at the shop and streaming on the CC homepage. As artists, designers and makers, we are always working within the confines of our materials.
It's likely that NYCxDesign visitors will soon experience sensorial exhaustion from the deluge of beautiful designs filling New York. This atmosphere sets a perfect background for Bruce Mau's lecture/call to arms—part of the Morse Historic Design Lecture Series at the Cooper Hewitt—where he humbly, yet powerfully, expanded on his ideas
New York Design Week kicks off tomorrow with hundreds of exhibitions, installations, talks, openings and parties lighting up the five boroughs. To help navigate the options, our editors scoured the listings to present a concise guide to this year's festivities. Here's our top 10 picks for New York Design Week
Tonight at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club we welcome thoughtful writer, innovator and tech-head Amber Case, giving the talk "Designing Calm Technology." Starts 6pm at the shop and streaming on the Curiosity Club homepage! We cannot interact with our everyday life in the same way we interact with a desktop
Zona Tortona in Milan tends toward the eccentric. The neighborhood has rapidly become known for housing projects and shows that lean toward concept and scale. This year we were impressed to see a particularly diverse selection from countries France and Japan . Two shows, France Design and Tokyo Design Week
For the fifth year in a row, Core77 is partnering with WantedDesign to present the on-site international design school workshop. Over the course of four days, students from Centro Design School from Mexico City, Art Center College for Design, Pasadena, and Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) will be
What does a 150 year-old Dutch brewing company know about contemporary Mexican nightlife? Contextually, probably very little. Yet, that's exactly where Heineken has pushed its team of designers, challenging them to rethink clubbing conventions and design Mexico City's newest lounge destination. Heineken gave us an inside look at Mexico's Pop-Up
Calling all New York-bound design enterprises – it is time to get your events listed! We are very proud to be cooperating with both NYCxDesign and Metropolis magazine on promoting New York's design events and exhibitions this May. We will again be printing a tidy run of 20,000 maps!
Tonight at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club we aim small but big - typography is a big idea to tackle! In his talk "Words Can't Be Trusted," designer and typographer Guy Nicklos will take us through the functions and forms of making and using fonts. Starts 6pm at the Hand-Eye
Frog opened the doors to their Milan studio last night to celebrate ten years of Milan Design Week. The "Future Fact or Fiction" panel discussion—and later party—featured Björn Block (Lighting Range Manager at IKEA), Simone Tognetti (Co-founder of Empatica) and Gianluca Brugnoli (Executive Creative Director, frog) speculating about a number
How often you do just throw something away? As conscious as we all are of opportunities to recycle, reuse and repurpose every day objects, some things simply reach the end of their useful lives and are tossed into the trash. This leads to an absurd amount of waste that could
Tonight at Curiosity Club we'll learn about exercises in futility and social good with Karl Anderson! Starts 6pm at the Hand-Eye Supply store, and streaming online on the Curiosity Club homepage. At first glance, Futel is nothing more than a collection of pay phones installed in publicly accessible locations,
It was twenty years ago last month that Core77 first came online. A lot has changed online and offline since 1995, and through it all Core77 has continuously published our own view of what is interesting, entertaining, relevant and important to designers around
Tonight at Hand-Eye Supply's Curiosity Club we're thrilled to feature Michael Madigan, a local heavyweight in the conscientious food community! He will give the talk "Remastering The Basics: Getting Back In Touch With Our Food." Starts 6pm at the Hand-Eye Supply store or streaming on the Curiosity Club homepage! Recent
This week a single grand opening ushered in a new life for two Portland, OR institutions. The Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) opened the doors of its new home in the beautifully restored and updated Federal Post Office building, now known as the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for
The MFA in Products of Design program at SVA, in collaboration with Field Experiments, will be doing a workshop in Bali, Indonesia this summer. With a focus on transnational and interdisciplinary exchange, the workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students, along with practitioners from any field of design, located
Some of the planet’s most radical thinkers, makers and performers will converge on London this weekend for one the most unusual and overstimulating events of the cultural design calendar. This year celebrating it's incarnation, FutureFest is UK innovation charity Nesta's flagship weekend event with the tantalizing mission of creating "an
Tonight at the Hand-Eye Supply Curiosity Club, Designer and Art Director Joshua Berger of Plazm magazine recounts his ongoing recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury incurred on a routine bike commute. "When I set out on my bike for my normal ride to work toward the Steel Bridge on May
Why every entrepreneur needs to think like a designer—watch last week's RKS Sessions presentation featuring RKS founder Ravi Sawhney.
The Civic Shop, London is a new pop-up concept aiming to showcases the work of a new generation of civic activists and social designers.
Maker Speed Dater is the brain child of the folks at Scottish maker-movement movers and shakers Make Works. As part of their mission to reignite local manufacturing, the design-grad run start-up has been trying to make it easier for designers to engage with industry—not least by building their breathtakingly gorgeous...
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