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GE Healthcare honored with design award
This year's Industrial Designers Society of America's Design Excellence Award was given to GE Healthcare for their new and innovative Magnetic Resonance Imaging device.
Engineering and industrial design students from North Carolina State University were given the chance to build a tent for astronauts on a manned mission to Mars, and they feel as if they have succeeded.
The World Design Capital (WDC) initiative is becoming more popular around the world. The program's creator, International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid), had over 50 cities submit applications to be the next designation city, according to Dexinger.
Prospective designers or professionals in the field may be traveling to Cincinnati, Ohio for the Industrial Designers Society of America conference this weekend, according to cincinnati.com.
Individuals who are interested in industrial design may want to know that a new light rail line in Oregon has reached its final stage of development.

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The recent Car Design News-Vauxhall/Opel interactive design competition has concluded with two winners.

Since 1954, the International Forum Product Design awards have included thousands of entries from all around the world.

Academic officials from Iowa State University recently announced the launch of a bachelors degree specializing in industrial design, according to the Chicago Tribune. Students who take advantage of this opportunity will be expected to complete one academic year in the school's College of Design followed by finishing the remaining three years in a professional setting.

Nearly all modern structures, items and products used by Americans today were thoughtfully designed, created and marketed. Even carports - large metal structures that are used as open garages - can be redesigned for better efficiency and style.

The Energy Star qualification was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1992 as an initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Today, the label can be found on more than 50 different types of energy-efficient products, homes and buildings.

In response to the release of the highly anticipated iPhone 4, electronics accessory manufacturer Speck has created a new collection of five cases that are designed specifically for the new device.

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By Brock Matthews

Representatives from California-based company Neato Robotics have announced the launch of a new home vacuum cleaner that is designed to clean consumers' homes when they are out of the house.

By Arin Mells

Although recyclable water bottles have become quite fashionable in recent years, some consumers have complained that the metal and plastic varieties taint their water with an undesirable aftertaste.

By Scott Summers

From architects planning rooftop gardens to engineers creating hybrid engines, much of the design world is caught up in the current trend of green living.

By Tom Landry

Student design competitions are an excellent way for hopeful design professionals to make a name for themselves and launch their careers in their chosen field.

As part of its new America the Beautiful Quarters program, the United States Mint has announced the release of the Yellowstone National Park quarter design.

As the summer months approach, more parents will be letting their babies run through sprinklers or play at the beach in nothing but their diapers. To help more fashion-conscious mothers and fathers give their children a little extra flair, Kimberly-Clark brand Huggies has released a line of denim-inspired diaper designs.

As the demand for eco-friendly products continues to rise, Progressive Auto Insurance is challenging students to bring their ideas for a green future alive through its Dash+ contest.

In an effort to recognize innovation in design projects across the globe, W Hotels and the Design Miami/Basel forum to give out the revamped W Hotels Designers of the Future Award.

In an effort to adopt more eco-friendly practices, sportswear retailer Puma has announced the launch of a new line of packaging that is intended to reduce the company's carbon footprint.

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Second designer chosen for home decor competition
Teenlike.com, an ongoing online competition for young home decor designers, announced its second winner. Brandon Dover of Apply Valley, California, was this year's winner, as he created an abstract pen and inkwork design for a bedspread.