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# design - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are

Giant undertaking charts over 150 buildings that showcase excellent architecture in the capital since 1990.

# design - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off

Stunning curves, letting it all hang out – some of the features that makes these architectural gems shine.

# design - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Flying could be about to get way more comfortable

Even in economy.

# design - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here's an idea, let's stick a glass house on the side of a cliff

That’s pretty much what an Australian design company has thought up.

# design - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award

Turkey, Japan, Iran, Korean, the UK and Australia are all represented.

# design - Monday 28 July, 2014

Someone's come up with a fix for the 'brown bin' smell

Entrepreneurs will stock product in Dunnes Stores – but reckon it will be a hit export too.

# design - Friday 11 July, 2014

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like

The ESB said the new complex will bring back the ‘essence of the street’ while creating a dynamic office space.

# design - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The new National Maternity Hospital will open in 2019 - and here's who's designing it

It is expected that construction work will commence in 2016 and the hospital will be complete in 2019.

# design - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

# design - Monday 7 April, 2014

Column: 3D printing raises huge opportunities and challenges for society

Various industries – including motor, aerospace, fashion and toy manufacturing – are embracing 3D printing and pushing boundaries. But what potential challenges might lie ahead for this astonishing technology?

# design - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Airbnb's swanky Dublin offices designed to look like Irish pub Air Bnb

# design - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs? Art Attack

Why are there disco balls appearing on Dublin road signs?

It’s not because the Gardaí want you to yield for errant partygoers.

# design - Saturday 22 February, 2014

These 11 designs could be the condoms of the future

Bill Gates asked for it and these designers delivered.

# design - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Open Letter: Dear Union of Students in Ireland, please stop belittling our profession

The USI’s proposal for the Irish Water logo shows how it values the design profession in Ireland – and represents a race to the bottom philosophy that undercuts true worth of creative work, write students Emma Grattan and Derek Doyle.

# design - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge These are the best Snapchat selfies you're ever likely to see Mad Skillz

These are the best Snapchat selfies you're ever likely to see

Us mere mortals can only dream of having such skills.

# design - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Byrne: Help people in Irish hospitals die with dignity

The Hollywood star was speaking at the launch of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s Design and Dignity Fund in the USA.

# design - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Radical overhaul of Dublin City to be presented to council next week

The plan calls for much less traffic and better walking and cycling links from the Phoenix Park to Poolbeg.

# design - Friday 8 November, 2013

NCAD wants Dublin 8 acknowledged as 'leading cultural and creative quarter'

The college’s head of design said today that the area’s role in the country’s creative economy must be officially recognised.

Column: Design in an age of austerity – why we need to stimulate the creative economy

Despite Ireland having produced world-class designers though the years, ‘design’ as a concept is often undervalued and misunderstood. It’s time for that to change, writes Professor Alex Milton.

# design - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy

Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.

# design - Sunday 6 October, 2013

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design Curvy This post contains images

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design

Free-flowing form or Mr Blobby buildings?

# design - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Why didn’t we think of that?

# design - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The most misguided iPhone covers ever devised by humanity MY EYES!

The most misguided iPhone covers ever devised by humanity

Phones with boobs? It seemed like a good idea at the time.

# design - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is what the throne from Game of Thrones should actually look like My Dragons

This is what the throne from Game of Thrones should actually look like

HBO didn’t get it quite right. Stinger.

# design - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher

Men design for other men, he argues – like the vibrate setting on a phone.

# design - Sunday 7 April, 2013

11 amazing new feats of architecture Wowsers This post contains images

11 amazing new feats of architecture

Restaurants teetering on the edge, pop-up libraries, stunning skyscrapers – some of the winning designs in Architizer’s A+ contest.

# design - Monday 1 April, 2013

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them You Paid How Much? This post contains images

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them

Some of the biggest companies in the world spend hundreds of millions of dollars on their logo – while others spent nothing.

# design - Friday 22 March, 2013

8 bottle-shaped canvases that will catch your eye

Happy? Destructive? Miami Vice? Say what you see…

Irish designer selected to display work at David Bowie exhibition

Designer Aiden Grenelle will display a typographic screen-print at the The ‘David Bowie Is’ exhibition, which has become fastest-selling showcase in the history of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.

# design - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From The42 After watching this really cool video, we want to play Tron Hockey too Spacers

After watching this really cool video, we want to play Tron Hockey too

And here’s me playing hurling in my Tron costume, like a complete eejit!

# design - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Inventions wanted: Digital Irish dancing shoes, 'keepy uppy' counter

Some of Ireland’s brightest technical, design and artistic minds are coming together in Dublin to brainstorm solutions for unusual requests.

# design - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# design - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).

# design - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas

Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.

# design - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

# design - Saturday 15 September, 2012

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...

…they would be twice as strong, say Trinity College Dublin researchers.

# design - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices Facebook This post contains images

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices

The social network is paving the way for a major staff expansion.

# design - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Jurors begin deliberations in Apple/Samsung patent trial

Each company is accusing the other of stealing design technology. Take a look back at the legal row here…

# design - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like Property Porn This post contains images

Here's what the world's most expensive one-bedroom apartment looks like

Got a spare €18.6 million? Not a fan of having to share that with a lot of people? This may be the place for you.

# design - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The future? One designer's vision to put the iPhone on your wrist IPhone This post contains images

The future? One designer's vision to put the iPhone on your wrist

Literally wearing your phone…