Four Take Home Gold in Honeywell’s Global Annual Student Auto Design Challenge


Full of drive and passion for automotive engineering, four middle school students from School No. 174 Constantin Brancusi in Bucharest, Romania were named champions of Honeywell's seventh annual Student Automotive Design Challenge (SADC), having distinguished themselves from their global peers. Taking home the gold this year with their CSIRobotics project, the winning team, pictured here, is made up of: Alexandru Tudor Sima, project manager; Rares Stefan Rosu, engineering and technical Read more [...]

Paola Antonelli on Curating, MoMA’s Collection, and Design Today: A Reddit AMA Recap


Paola Antonelli, Director of Research and Development, and Senior Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Robin HollandLast week, MoMA’s senior curator of Architecture and Design and director of R&D, Paola Antonelli, answered questions for Reddit users as part of the interview series Ask Me Anything (AMA). Having just reinstalled MoMA’s design galleries for the exhibition This Is for Everyone: Design Experiments for the Common Good—which includes Read more [...]

Is This for Everyone? New Design Acquisitions at MoMA


What do Susan Kare’s graphic designs for user interface icons, The Living’s mycelium bricks, and Formafantasma’s speculative Botanica series of vessels have in common? Apart from each being compelling contemporary design experiments in their own right, they’re also part of the newest crop of acquisitions welcomed into The Museum of Modern Art’s collection, and all are now on public display in the recently opened exhibition This Is for Everyone: Design Experiments for the Read more [...]

Microsoft hires Michael Gough as corporate vice president of design, Applications and Services Group


REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 2, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that Michael Gough has joined the company as corporate vice president of design for the Applications and Services Group (ASG). Gough will be responsible for leading design across many of Microsoft’s most important products, including Office 365, and will report to Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer. Gough joins Microsoft from Adobe Systems Inc. where he most recently served as vice president of experience design leading Read more [...]

Eva Longoria, Heidi Klum & Alicia Keys Design Teddy Bears for Operation Bobbi Bear


The holiday season is a great time for charity and many of our favorite celebrities have teamed with Operation Bobbi Bear to raise some serious cash. Stars like Heidi Klum, Sharon Stone, Eva Longoria, Bruno Mars and Adam Lambert have all designed their own Build-a-Bears that will go up on the Sotheby’s block on December 8th. Sean Penn, Donatella Versace, Karl Lagerfeld, Missoni, Carmen Electra and even President Bill Clinton also got in on the fun for a good cause. Operation Bobbi Bear raises Read more [...]

The MoMA Stores Celebrate Cyber Week with Tech Design Innovators


To celebrate Cyber Week, the MoMA Stores in New York are hosting in-store tech demos of some of the most exciting and innovative products that we sell. What better way to learn about these cutting-edge designs than directly from their makers—join us Monday, December 1, through Friday, December 5, from 1:00–6:00 p.m., in our midtown and Soho stores, for a hands-on experience. To learn more, we asked each of the design teams about the process of creating their product. Here’s what they had Read more [...]

Chrissy Teigen Stuns at Shutterfly’s Wine, Dine & DIY Design Event


Ever the gracious host, Chrissy Teigen made her rounds at the Wine, Dine & DIY Design Holiday Event for Shutterfly in New York City last night (November 11). The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl wore a super-sexy black and white jumpsuit from Self-Portrait that showed off plenty of sideboob as she posed for photos at Sopra. Chrissy and Shutterfly set up the event to inspire everyone to celebrate the holidays in style with painting, crafting and all kinds of other do-it-yourself projects. Read more [...]