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OBJECTION’s first event 01_MATERIAL: UNKNOWN is an exhibition on the role and relevance of virtual design

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THE IPHONE 6 AND THE RISING CURVE OF CREDIBLE CONCEPTS

An article published last April in Forbes, or how to create needs through the management of industrial leaks and the rendered concepts they inspire

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WHY PARENTS ARE RAISING THEIR KIDS ON MINECRAFT

Back in June of 2011, David Pakman’s daughter and son, at the time age 10 and eight, asked him for a copy of Minecraft. “At the time I didn’t know what that was, so I checked it out, thought it was kinda like digital Legos, and agreed to get it,”

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AMIT SOOD, DIRECTOR, GOOGLE CULTURAL INSTITUTE

From side project to full-time job, the Google Art Project founder on rights, reservations and deferring to museum directors

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ADVERTISEMENTS FOR MYSELF

Most young designers dream of becoming successful the old-fashioned way, by getting one commission, then another, until they’ve attracted a high-profile client list and generated a body of work that turns them into a marketable brand. But not if you’re Ora-Ito

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MARCEL WANDERS ON « VIRTUAL DESIGN »

The proliferation of computer renderings and prototypes on sites like Dezeen is making real products « look extremely boring, » according to Dutch designer Marcel Wanders

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NOIZ BRINGS WIREFRAME MODELS TO LIFE FOR FURNITURE COLLECTION

The ‘wireframe collection’ by noiz architects consists of a series of ‘digitalized’ furniture and objects

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THE DARK SIDE OF SECOND LIFE

Software that lets residents copy others’ possessions is the latest reminder that this virtual world may need tougher law enforcement

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L’ARTISAN ÉLECTRONIQUE_UNFOLD

In L’Artisan Électronique, pottery, one of the oldest artisanal techniques for making utilitarian objects, is combined with new digital media

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ROTATING INTANGIBLE PEOPLE

Uncanny and for sale

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SPACE TOP_ JINHA LEE

SpaceTop is a technological and design solution created by Jinha Lee to fuse 2D and spatial 3D interactions in a single desktop workspace

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REAL FURNITURE, VIRTUAL VERSION, REAL MONEY

Designconnected is platform that sells 3D versions of contemporary design pieces

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IKEA’S NEW CATALOGS: LESS PINE, MORE PIXELS

ALMHULT, Sweden—That couch catching your eye in the 2013 edition of IKEA’s new catalog may not be a couch at all

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REAL OR RENDERED? HOW 3D IMAGERY IS CHANGING THE WAY YOU SHOP

The next time you shop for a vehicle, flip through a furniture catalog, or look at clothing online, the images you see may not be photography

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MODELING AND RENDERING IMPOSSIBLE FIGURES

A tutorial to learn how to model and render even the impossible

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WHAT VIRTUAL REALITY CAN OFFER TO THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY

Authors suggest Virtual Reality as a viable tool that may offer ultimate solutions to many identified problems that the furniture industry faces

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MODEL ANY IKEA FURNITURE USING SKETCHUP

Have you ever been browsing through an IKEA catalog and saw something you wanted to buy, but just weren’t sure how it would look in a room, or how much space it would take up?

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CHEAPER MEANS IMMATERIAL

If real IKEA furniture is still unaffordable to your budget Polantis offers you to download 3D files of IKEA furniture and objects

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SELLING VIRTUAL VERSIONS OF DESIGN CLASSICS IS THIS EVEN LEGAL?

A European company called 3D Furniture sells design classics of yore: Work from the Eameses, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and everything you’d see in a History of ID class