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Creative State Summit

A new annual summit supporting creativity in all its forms in the state of Victoria, launches on 29-30 June. The State of Victoria, sees creativity as the source of radical new ideas in Australia.

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How to Research Trends

Trend researcher and academic Els Dragt shares her trend research expertise in her new book, How to Research Trends, move beyond trendwatching to kickstart innovation.

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Joris Laarman Lab

Founded in 2004, by Joris Laarman and his filmmaker partner Anita Star, Joris Laarman Lab uses 3D printing and digital manufacturing to the extreme. Joris Laarman Lab’s team of engineers, programmers and craftspeople experiment with manufacturing processes that are innovative and on the edge of possibility.

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iF Social Impact Prize

iF's new Social Impact Prize is free to enter. Companies, design studios, NGOs, foundations, public institutions and other organisations from all over the world are invited to take part free of charge. Social impact projects will be published free of charge in the iF World Design Guide. Entrants win a share in 50,000 Euro prize money.

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Biomechanics feeds 776BC Motion

Next-gen performance wear by 776BC in partnership with Victorian Institute of Sport and BAT Logic is set to change the way athletes and coaches train worldwide.

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Aeris airport seating

Aeris arrives - flexible, connected airport seating. A New York based industrial design team at Grimshaw architecture firm, have partnered with Italian furniture manufacturer Tecno to design Aeris, a comfortable, flexible airport seating system.

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World Design Medal launched by WDO

The World Design Organisation (WDO) has launched the World Design Medal. The award recognises and celebrates industrial designers who've made a significant contribution to the design profession.

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Sorting big data to design products

By using big data and data mining technologies a team of researchers at Nottingham Trent University in the UK have created a computer algorithm to detect product features that will work and fail.

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Fear and Love at New Design Museum

Eleven new installations by leading designers including OMA, Hussein Chalayan, Kenya Hara and Neri Oxman will be unveiled at the new Design Museum in Kensington opening exhibition.

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Ravi Sawhney's Psycho-Aesthetics

With Psycho-Aesthetics’ integration into the 2016 core curriculum of US colleges and a leading industrial design school, more product designers now embrace Psycho-Aesthetics or P/A as a template for success to create products that turn customers into evangelists.

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