The world's foremost conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques brought together almost 23,000 artists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, scientists, and students from around the world, with more than 160 industry organizations exhibiting this year.
The Berlin International Design Festival is a four-day event taking place at the Tempelhof Airport completed with satellite exhibitions all over town. This year, design is all about the making of design using hard nails, soft chewing gum and sticky tape.
See the latest limited-edition pieces from design stars like Maarten Baas, Studio Job, and Hella Jongerius or check out newcomers like Marcel Coelho. While you're at it, check out highlights from Art Basel.
NeoCon happens every year in Chicago in early June. Highlights this year included the new Antenna Workspaces by Antenna Design for Knoll, JRuiters's enclosed meeting spaces for Izzy+, Scott Wilson's casual conference collection for Coalesse and an expanded offsite in the Fulton Market District.
New York's Museum of Art and Design presents twenty-one hand-built bicycles by six internationally renowned bicycle builders, May 13 - August 15, 2010.
New York Design week seems to be bigger than ever, with lots and lots of offsite events celebrating young American Design. These included Breakable in the Meatpacking district, Cite Goes America in SoHo, Modern Citizens NYC, The Roll & Hill launch, and many more!
This year at Milan Design Week 2010, we toured the usual spots—Zona Tortona, Brera, Zona Isola, the Fiera—but also witnessed the debut of Ventura Lambrate, a new design district in the industrial Northeast side of town.
A four-day design festival in Reykjavik, now in its second year, to promote Icelandic design. Uniquely Icelandic materials, including volcanic sand and fish skins, were prominent at the show.
This album features both the brightest and the darkest from the International Home and Housewares. See the latest from Karim Rashid and Ettore Sottsass, or go low brow, and get a load of the Snuggies.
This year's Stockholm Furniture Fair reeled in the crowds, as always. Though the main fair halls may have been a little quieter than usual, but an array of exciting work in the fair's well renowned newcomer section kept the masses inspired and entertained.
The North American International Auto Show takes place in Detroit annually every January. Over 2,000 exhibitors showcased their best and newest production vehicles and concept cars, bringing cutting-edge developments in electric engines to the fore.
Held in January and August in New York City, the NYIGF showcases the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.
This is the second half of the "Postcards from Asia" gallery, featuring bamboo and ceramic manufacturing places in Vietnam, that Core77 corespondent Brit Leissler visited during a combined work and travel trip through Asia.
CES 2010 has just wrapped up, with over 120,000 visitors making the pilgrimage to Vegas to see the sick edge of consumer products. The MOTO UX team captured the design highlights from the show floor. Our favorite: the robotic, therapeutic harp seal, with a binky.
During a combined work and travel trip through Asia for four weeks, Brit Leissler shared some of her design based insights and experiences with the Core77 readers via various blog posts entitled "Postcards from Asia."
Hundreds of so called 'Designer Christmas Trees' are gathered at the sixth episode of the "Oh Tannenbaum!" Christmas tree exhibition (16-21 Dec.) at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. This yearly event invites everyone to present their own interpretation of a Christmas tree with only one rule: "Anything goes!"
One hundred years ago, Gustav E. Pazaurek opened a so called "Cabinet of Bad Taste" to categorize all kinds of design mistakes. Today, the Museum of Things in Berlin gives new life to Pazaurek's efforts with contemporary items including material mistakes, design mistakes, decorative mistakes and terrible kitsch.
This October, Eindhoven presented the 8th edition of Dutch Design Week, the largest design event in the Netherlands. Around 1500 designers from home and abroad showed their work in more than 60 locations all over the city, representing the full array of design disciplines.
Prague Design Days 2009, or Designblok, is the 11th edition of Prague's major annual design event (6-11 Oct.) anchored at the Holesovice area. Spring is this year's theme and demonstrates a sense of revival, new beauty and new life.
Over the past few years, the London Design Festival has put itself on the map. This year, Earl's Court housed Designersblock in addition to the annual 100% Design tradeshow. On the east side of the city, Tent London hosted a digital event for the first time this year, while Tom Dixon curated events at The Dock.