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# design - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Justin Timberlake launches home decor site Timbercribs

Justin Timberlake launches home decor site

The site gives users a mini quiz to determine their taste and presents them with a customised profile.

# design - Sunday 24 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning.

Irishman designs jeans made from... beer bottles Jean Genie This post contains images

Irishman designs jeans made from... beer bottles

Entrepreneur Peter Heron is making waves in New York with clothing made from part-recycled materials – and looking to the internet to give punters a vested interest in the company.

# design - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Apple designer Jonathan Ive to receive knighthood today

The British designer behind the iMac, the iPhone and the iPad will be knighted at Buckingham Palace later today.

# design - Monday 21 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The Chelsea Flower Show Chelsea Flower Show This post contains images

In pictures: The Chelsea Flower Show

Former prizewinner Diarmuid Gavin returns to the prestigious show with a pyramid-shaped garden.

# design - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know Buzzwords This post contains images

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

# design - Monday 23 April, 2012

Adobe to launch new software suite for designers

CS6 includes Photoshop, Illustrator and other programmes for designers and Web developers.

# design - Saturday 21 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge New Robot of the Day Video Robot Sphere This post contains videos This post contains images

New Robot of the Day Video

Italian designers have developed a robot that moves in all directions – on ‘spheres’.

# design - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition Prettyvacant This post contains images

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition

Art initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin is repurposing empty spaces for cultural purposes – its latest show responds to “post-Crash Ireland”.

# design - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge These coffins might cheer you up Designs On Death This post contains images

These coffins might cheer you up

Show in London displays burial caskets which put a twist on the final departure.

# design - Saturday 14 January, 2012

TED2012: The ideas you should hear this year

How social media is making us emotionally lazy, why humans are born optimists and one man who has probably made you cry: the inspiring talks to expect from non-profit group TED this year.

# design - Friday 2 December, 2011

From The42 Kerry star leaks new jersey design on Twitter New Look

Kerry star leaks new jersey design on Twitter

Killian Young gave his Twitter followers – and the rest – a sneak peak of the new Kerry jersey last night.

# design - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Meet the Irishman becoming the hottest furniture designer in world Hot Design This post contains images

Meet the Irishman becoming the hottest furniture designer in world

Joseph Walsh is only 31 but his work is being sought after by international collectors and museums – and going on display in Dublin.

# design - Monday 14 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds... Birdhouse

Presidential candidate Gay Mitchell is for the birds...

Enterprising designer finds new use for old election posters – he builds a little birdhouse with them…

# design - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital World Design Capital

Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital

Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.

From The Daily Edge Why do we need a President? Oh, here's why... Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Why do we need a President? Oh, here's why...

…according to this charming animation/illustration by student Grace Margetson. NOTE: There’s a plug for Mary Davis in it.

# design - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014

Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.

# design - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Three jailed in China over iPad leaks

The design of the iPad2 was stolen from the factory where it’s made late last year and counterfeits were sold in advance of the launch of the latest version of the Apple gadget.

# design - Monday 13 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Dublin in the running to be World Design Capital for 2014 Dublin

Dublin in the running to be World Design Capital for 2014

Ireland’s capital city hopes to beat off competition from 53 other cities around the world.

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed Architecture This post contains images

Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed

Check out some of the 38 projects shortlisted for the RIAI awards, ranging from imaginative home extensions to huge projects which re-shape the skyline.

# design - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

ESB picks architects for new HQ design - but will it actually go ahead?

Redevelopment itself not given the green light yet but planning application to be put in progress for site in Georgian Dublin.

# design - Friday 15 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: EBS joins banks in posting major losses; computers being programmed to ‘feel’ regret; and interesting interpretations of skyscraper design.

From The Daily Edge Gallery: The future of skyscrapers Cool This post contains images

Gallery: The future of skyscrapers

Can you see yourself living in a building like this? Check out some of the incredible entrants to this year’s eVolo Magazine Skyscraper Competition.

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# design - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Top designers name most influential books Literature

Top designers name most influential books

Some of the world’s leading creatives disclose the works of literature that have influenced them throughout their careers.

# design - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge Gap ditches logo redesign after online backlash GAP

Gap ditches logo redesign after online backlash

The clothes retailer abandons plans to rebrand after Facebook and Twitter are stormed with negative feedback.