Innovation & Design

Wonders of the World

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Peter Marino's Wonders

The New York architect discusses his own store designs for such luxury names as Dior and Vuitton—and the work of those that have influenced him

 

Euroscan

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Driving Michelin's Zero-Pollution Car

Working in a skunkworks in Switzerland, researchers have developed the Hy-Light, a fuel-cell car that drives 80 mph and refuels at a solar-powered pump

 

Featured Blog

General Electric moved up two notches in the BW/BCG annual survey of The World's Most Innovative Companies, jumping to No. 4 in '07 from No. 6 in '06. Notice how many times the word "innovative" is used referring to GE. While top global managers talk about Microsoft in terms of new products, they talk about GE in terms of its culture. Ditto for Apple.

Bruce Nussbaum, NussbaumOnDesign

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Viewpoint

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Design in India: The View From Within

The author, a strategist at Onio Design in Pune, says a big boom in innovation and design is coming

 

Featured Podcast

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Designing Services

How can good design be applied to services as well as products? Dan Boyarski of Carnegie Mellon talks about the rise of service design and an annual conference exploring its boundaries

 

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Top Stories

Moleskine Blogs the Little Black Book

The modern maker of notebooks used by Hemingway and Chatwin reinvents the concept for the digital age, while it quietly reinvents its own legend

MIT, Caltech—And The Gators?

The University of Florida, known mostly for its hot sports teams, is starting to get noticed for its skill in creating business startups

Design for the Real Mass Market

A new exhibition turns the spotlight on innovative products that improve the lives of the underprivileged and often stimulate local economies

A New Breed of Branded Entertainment

Honeyshed aims to attract top companies with an innovative plan to painlessly combine online advertising and entertainment

No Building Contractor? No Problem

Architect Peter Gluck is redesigning the business of building by cutting out the middleman, and saving clients money in the process

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Architecture

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Eastern Promise?

China's cityscapes are being shaped by some of the most innovative and futuristic design to be found anywhere in the world. Is this a new architectural utopia? Perhaps not

 

Auto Design

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The X-Bow, More Than Four Wheels

When the Austrian motorcycle maker KTM wanted to add a sports car to their lineup, they went to Audi, then Dallara, to find technical support

 

Brand Equity

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Tough Times for Tarnished Icons

Shares of marquee American brands like Kodak and Gap have languished as upstarts conquer their turf. What will it take to restore their luster?

 

Game Room

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World of Warcraft: The Next Episode

Rob Pardo, VP game design for the most influential, profitable game of a generation, discusses the creative process