The simple, functional gov.uk website has won Design of the Year, beating reinvented wheels and AidPods for the prize. So is it the 'Paul Smith of websites'? Share your thoughts hereAt first glance, gov.uk may not look like a great work of design – let alone the Design of the Year, selected by the Design Museum. But that's the point. Its creators at the Government Digital...
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The glorious candelabra that opened the 2012 London Games has won the South Bank art award, but leaves this art critic coldThomas Heatherwick's Olympic Cauldron has won the South Bank Sky Arts award for the best Britsh work of visual art in 2012. Yet the Cauldron is not a work of art, and Heatherwick is not an artist.If he were an artist, he would be a really bad one. I once...
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Scott Thomas is a designer, developer, user interface designer, letterpress junkie, usability and web designer, and all around busy bot. He was also Obama '08 design director for the Obama campaign. His site is simplescott.com
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Thomas Heatherwick, the designer behind the impressively huge, dandelion-like cauldron at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, scaled back a bit for his latest creation. The Spun chair ($599 at Herman Miller, 1177 Sixth Ave., nr. 45th St.; 212-753-3022), molded in plastic with a conical base, was inspired by a ... More »
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