FORUM

Forum is a well known architecture and design magazine in Nordic Europe. In this way are they writing about their magazine: Forum’s ambition is to reflect the range and variation of design and architecture throughout all the Nordic countries, a region characterized by some of the most individual styles of expression in Europe. Forum ignores expected architecture in favor of the innovative. Each three months new trend setting projects are presented for the first time. Generous space is devoted to portraits of the most pioneering…

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Flammable – form, design and fire protection Nov 9, 2005 – beginning of February, 2006 The exhibition “Flammable? explains fire as a phenomenon both good and bad. This exhibition shows our dependence on and fascination with fire – in a fireplace or as lighted candles but also as a danger lying in wait. “Flammable? illustrates developments over the past 50 years, displaying materials and their properties but also other products of significance Read the rest of article:

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INDEX:2005 winners

And the INDEX:2005 winners are … The INDEX:2005 Award, the world’s largest design and innovation award, in the categories BODY, HOME, COMMUNITY, PLAY and WORK has been presented. From left award winners: Carsten Dierksen, iPod, Mercedes Valcarcel, Observatorio, Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity, Todd MacAllen, Softwall , H.R.H. The Crown Prince(Patron of INDEX:), Torben Vestergaard Frandsen, LifeStraw. BODY: The winner is LifeStraw™ – design by Torben Vestergaard Frandsen (Denmark), Rob Fleuren (Holland) and Moshe Frommer (Israel). HOME: The winner is Softwall – design by Stephanie…

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From hfb: No Pein

No Pein Originally uploaded by hfb. No Pein In the same vein as ‘no pein no gein’, now there is ‘Have no pein’ with the wordplay being on ‘nopein’* which, given my bus is either late, never comes or crammed to the gills, seems filled with irony. I really hope the ad agency responsible for these ads either finds another line of work or stops mangling two languages for the price of one. Uploaded by hfb on 18 Oct ’05, 1.19pm EEST. *(‘Nopein’ in Finnish…

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Cool Hunting: Nokia E Series Pics

Cool Hunting: Nokia E Series Pics These folks got chance to test Nokia E Series phones samples. What did they say: The hardware felt pretty close to final, but the software is still a bit buggy. Nothing that can’t be worked out before their launch next year, though. Overall, we were very impressed. The E70 is a little taller and wider than the Sony Ericsson K750i, but not much thicker. It’s still is totally pocketable, though, and the flip out QWERTY keyboard is worth the…

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From Astrid Hagen: Scandinavian Surface

Scandinavian Surface Originally uploaded by Astrid Hagen. Right now I’m working on an article for Widerøe’s inflight magazine about the Norwegian design group Scandinavian Surface. They make patterns for all kinds of surfaces. I interviewed them yesterday, and the deadline is tomorrow… I really like their work! Hope this will be good PR for them 🙂 Take a look at www.scandinaviansurface.com Photo by Scandinavian Surface Uploaded by Astrid Hagen on 13 Oct ’05, 9.11pm EEST.

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