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View Resource Design News

Learning about the world of design can be rather fun, and for persons interested in entering this industry, it can be essential to stay on top of ongoing developments. Design Week launched their site in November 2006, and as the publication is based in Britain, the coverage of design events and trends is primarily focused on the British and Continental scenes. From those thinking about looking for...

https://www.designweek.co.uk/
View Resource International Council of Societies of Industrial Design

The design of many common (and some uncommon) objects is something that most people don't think about on a regular basis. Even very successful designs can go unnoticed, and only a few industrial designs have been elevated to iconic status. Creating better design is the focus of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), and their work takes place in over 50 countries and...

http://wdo.org/
View Resource Museum of Arts and Design

Originally begun as the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, has an impressive website that is easily accessible and fun to browse. Click on the "See" tab at the top of the page to choose from "Current Exhibitions", "Past Exhibitions", "Traveling Exhibitions", and "Search the Collection". To see the highlights of the Museum's collection of jewelry, quilts,...

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https://www.madmuseum.org/
View Resource Design Observer

Design Observer takes a catholic approach to discussing various aspects of design. Visitors to the homepage will realize this immediately, as they can find posts on architectural theory, furniture design, and the history of innovative trademarks. On the left-hand side of the homepage, visitors can check out the latest relevant Twitter posts, and also scroll down to the "Observed" area. Here...

https://designobserver.com/
View Resource The Tech Museum of Innovation: Exhibits

Based in San Jose, the Tech Museum was designed to inspire people through documenting the world of science and technology through hands-on, interactive activities. If visitors can't make it down to their headquarters in California, this online series of exhibits is a nice surrogate for an in-person visit. The site always highlights three exhibits, and the most recent exhibits have included a "MPG...

https://www.thetech.org/plan-your-visit/exhibits
View Resource Aviary

Designed to be a powerful suite of online creation tools, Aviary has an image editor, a screen capture tool, image markup capabilities, and five other free tools. One of the newer additions is the music creator, which gives users the ability to pick an instrument (such as the drums) and then create their own riff for use on their website. Additionally, visitors can check out items created by...

https://www.aviary.com/
View Resource Bill's Design Talks

After taking the helm at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York in 2010, Bill Moggridge decided to create a series of talks featuring leading designers from around the world. Appropriately, this ongoing series is called "Bill's Design Talks," and visitors to this site have a front row seat to these wonderful conversations. Currently, there are over 20 talks available on the website. The talks are...

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2012/02/11/bills-design-talks-a...