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By Jason Segarra

Designers, authors and artists from all walks of life will converge in Rhode Island this weekend, as the 2009 A Better World By Design conference comes to College Hill campus in the hopes of educating visitors on the role of design in a progressive society.

By Jason Segarra

The Boston Design Center has made a career of spotting new trends in home design by releasing an annual list of the hottest trends in interiors and accoutrement soon to make their rounds in showrooms across the globe – the 2010 version of which has recently been made available online.

By Jason Segarra

Video Games have sometimes been seen as mindless entertainment with little or no social value, but all that may soon change as a Mary Flanagan, Humanities professor at Dartmouth College, is the recipient of a $50,000 grant with the express purpose of designing an online game that will help facilitate libraries archival data tagging.

By Jason Segarra

Iridium, a rare transition metal prized for being the lowest tarnishing element known to modern science, might be the latest accessory on Madison avenue as American Elements announced that it has patented and initiated the manufacture of the first wave of iridium jewelry.

By Jason Segarra

Tired of typical conference halls, New Jersey electronics company Crestron has created an 8,000 square-foot experience center designed to allow technology and design professionals a rendezvous that will leave a lasting impression.

By Martin Manoy

Can video games help teenagers avoid HIV infection by steering them clear of sex, drugs and alcohol use?

By Martin Manoy

When Michelle Andrews graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and started working for Acura, she started out small – humbly designing door handles. Four years later, the 28-year-old exterior-designer is the proud architect of the ZDX, Acura's new four door crossover sedan that even its designer has difficulty describing.

As the Arizona Broadway Theatre gears up for the upcoming production of the musical Miss Saigon, all hope rests on a couple of designers to achieve the special effects the musical became famous for.

Art & Design Open Market will be held on May 3 in Pasadena, California, and feature art work from the area's young artists and art schools' alumni.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Berliners are celebrating it with an international event presenting the city's top fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and artists.

The Levi brand has announced a partnership with a famed graphic design firm to unveil posters featuring its original jean.

Global AquaTekture Visionary Awards (GAVA) design competition has announced it is accepting entries from architects, builders and designers from around the world.

Architecture, engineering and research organizations will present the latest technological breakthroughs in design during SmartGeometry 2009 conference in San Francisco.

Worldstudio and the Adobe Foundation's Adobe Youth Voices have launched a program that encourages students to use the power of design to bring about social change.

One of the most iconic toys in history is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month with Mattel and Toy"R"Us "rolling out the pink carpet."

As the economic downturn is putting a damper on spending for some, many couples may seek out good deals on wedding accessories and engagement rings.

Baroness Philippine De Rothschild has announced that a well-known artist will design the label for the 2006 vintage of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild.

It has been announced during the New York Fashion Week that LG Mobile Phones and designer Christian Siriano will combine their creative forces.

After years of playing video games, one fan set out to explore their application in the field of architecture and went on to earn an academic degree.

A New York art college has received a grant to promote art and design education among underprivileged Brooklyn youngsters.

Despite job losses mounting in these tough economic times, the design sector is projected to grow dynamically in the next few years.

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