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Cleveland Institute of Art 2016 Spring Shows

April 19 through April 22 Come celebrate as the CIA community unveils some of the best work created by students of all levels working in 15 majors. The Spring Show includes a Runway Show, Visual Arts Show, Craft & Design … Continue reading

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7 Takeaways from IDSA Central District Conference at Carnegie Museum of Art

Designers came together last weekend in Pittsburgh to be inspired and learn from students and professionals. As the student advisor for IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America), I went along to support Austin Frank, Cleveland Institute of Art’s Student Merit … Continue reading

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Pantone 2016 Color of the Year: A Softer Take on Color

  It’s that time of year again—Pantone announced the 2016 color of the year. With all the stress that is experienced in the world today, it is only fitting that Pantone chose not one but two colors that reflect a … Continue reading

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Pleasant Things Work Better

Design critic Don Norman shares his ideas about what qualities a good design should have to become an emotionally appealing product. Interestingly, he feels we can be happy with a product even if it doesn’t necessarily perform well (watch the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

 

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Happy Halloween!

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Smart Products

This next generation blood pressure monitor by Withings caught my eye for it’s clean and simple design. It also captures the data and sends it directly to a smartphone for display (either wirelessly or through a cable). Pairing a smartphone … Continue reading

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Design Interface connection to Raymond Loewy

Nov. 8, 2013 – This week was the 120th birthday of Industrial Design legend Raymond Loewy (1893-1986). A little known fact is that Adrian Slattery, Principal here at DI, worked for Loewy’s London office in the mid-70’s. In that experience … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. It is also a time for many people … Continue reading

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