“We are here to challenge the status quo… to get things done takes courage and bravery.” This month we are very pleased to feature @monique__woodward of @wowowaarch as our Better Future Leader. Follow the link to read about how Monique is shaking up the architectural status-quo. https://buff.ly/2XwCUqJ #DRIVENxDESIGN #BetterFuture
We have an exciting announcement! Today we are launching a new special series as part of our Better Future Podcast... Design in the Boardroom. Episode One features Debbie Millman, writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters, as she shares her experience-based insights on how design is being managed up, down and across organisations. We will be releasing a podcast a day for the next 40 days, so stay tuned for a whole lot more content from inspiring global design leaders like Debbie. Follow the link in bio to listen.
Announcing the NOW 13 Gold Winners... Have a listen to the latest episode of our NOW Awards podcast with Awards Chair, @mark_bergin and Global Vice President, Product Experience at Oracle, @mannki , as they discuss VR construction tools, a fire hydrant-vase hybrid, a simple ocean cleanup solution, a DIY electric car kit and a state-of-the-art customisable performance space… exciting times in the world of design!⠀ ⠀ #NOWAwards #DRIVENxDESIGN #BetterFuture
Today we are recognising an incredible collaboration between @Dior menswear and Japanese sculpture artist Hajime Sorayama for the giant 39-foot 'idealised woman' statue that took centre stage at the Dior pre-fall 2019 runway show. This project has picked up a NOW 10 Silver Award.
We have awarded @EcoLogicStudio a NOW 10 Gold Award for their Photo.Synth.Etica Urban Curtain - a modular system that filters CO2 and pollutants by installing algae culture on building facades.⠀ ⠀ See the complete NOW 10 collection here - https://buff.ly/2QR8tDZ #DRIVENxDESIGN #NOWawards #NOW10
We cannot get enough of the #AstonMartinLive Heritage Reversible EV Powertrain Concept! This idea to future-proof these increasingly precious machines comes as part of the companies wider EV strategy. We have awarded Aston Martin a NOW 10 Gold Award for this project.⠀ ⠀ See the complete NOW 10 collection here - https://buff.ly/2QR8tDZ #DRIVENxDESIGN #NOWawards #NOW10
We are kicking off 2019 by recognising the best projects from our NOW 10 Collection. First up we have Urban Farming from @TomDixonStudio and @IKEA which took out a Gold Award for its incredibly forward-thinking solutions for people to grow food and medicinal plants at home and beyond.
Take a look at these incredible plans for the Lushan Primary School, a state-of-the-art educational institute that will serve 12 local villages in rural South-East China. Jiangxi College of the Arts and @ZahaHadidArchitects have won a NOW 9 Silver Award for this project.
Some more exciting news from the world of Hyperloop transport... @HyperloopTT has received a NOW 9 Silver award for their first full-scale passenger capsule. It is set to support 28-40 passengers per capsule, 160,000+ passengers daily and 4,000 Cargo shipments daily.⠀ ⠀ #DRIVENxDESIGN #NOWawards #NOW9