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Designed for life – festival highlights

The Hothouse installation by Studio Weave for London Design Festival 2020

The Hothouse installation by Studio Weave for London Design Festival 2020 Photograph: courtesy of LDF

London Design Festival was one of the first design events post-lockdown to commit to running on its scheduled September dates. The festival programme reflects the events of 2020. This year there’s a new Virtual Design Destination by Adorno hosting work by European designers unable

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Granite And Stone In Kitchen, Doghouse: Bel Air Dream Home

BEL AIR, MD — Tucked away on more than 3 acres of land near Maryland Golf & Country Club, this contemporary home features vaulted ceilings and natural light. Highlights are the gourmet kitchen with wet bar, master suite with private balcony and master bath with walk-in shower and granite vanities. The house could be yours for less than $600,000.

  • Address: 800 St Andrews Way, Bel Air, Maryland
  • Price: $596,100
  • Square Feet: 3974
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half Baths
  • Built: 1980
  • Features: This beautiful custom Lacey Francis home in Bel Air is truly a treasure, and a rare
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Apple iPad Air To Feature Dazzling Design, Edge Touch ID, Report Claims

The rumors and reports of the next iPad coming into land are getting louder. In recent days, new iPads were specified in the Eurasian Economic Commission database, alongside multiple new Apple Watch Series 6 models. And now there are reports of a new iPad Air with a radical new design. Could the two reports be linked to the same product? Here’s what we know so far.

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Former Nike Air Jordan designer pushing sneaker industry to diversity

  • D’Wayne Edwards is one of a handful of Black designers who built a successful career in the sneaker industry.
  • He worked as Nike’s footwear design director between 2001 and 2011, where he made sneakers for the Air Jordan brand.
  • Now, Edwards is leading the charge for more Black representation in the sneaker industry, via his work as the founder of design academy Pensole and as a leader for The African American Footwear Forum (AAFF), which addresses and solves diversity issues in the field.
  • “It’s our job to tear the damn door down,” Edwards said of the industry’s barriers to entry
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Lucid Air EV gets 113-kilowatt-hour battery, maximizes interior space and storage


For Lucid, it’s all about maximizing space efficiency inside, so the car doesn’t get too big on the outside.


One of the most interesting byproducts of moving to electric vehicles is the freedom that designers are given to do things differently. Not all manufacturers have taken full advantage of this — the Chevy Bolt and Nissan Leaf come to mind — but others like Jaguar and Tesla have.

Lucid is trying to go a step further by taking its clean-sheet design for the Air and shaping its in-house drivetrain technology around the vehicle into something called the Lucid Space

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