Design Principles and Practices’s Updates

  • Fourteenth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices Announced (Pratt Institute, 16-18 March 2020)

    The Fourteenth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices will be held at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, USA, March 16-18 2020

    Founded in 2007, the conference offers an interdisciplinary forum to explore the meani...More

  • Welcome to the Design Principles and Practices Research Network!

    Thank you to all of you that helped make the 2019 International Conference on Design Principles and Practices a huge success! The presentations and participation were engaging and exciting. We hope to see you again at next year'sconference in N...More

  • 2018 Plenary Speaker - Ariel Guersenzvaig

    The Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices is pleased to announce Ariel Guersenzvaig as a 2018 Plenary Speaker. 

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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker - Oscar Tomico

    The Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices is pleased to announce Oscar Tomico as a 2018 Plenary Speaker

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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker - Martí Guixé

    The Twelfth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices is pleased to announce Martí Guixé as a 2018 Plenary Speaker. 

     
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  • Call for Book Reviewers

    Are you are qualified in wood design or wood sculpting?  

    The Design Principles and Practices Research Network is seeeking reviewers for a 70,000-word book manuscript in the field of wood crafting. If you are you are qualified and interested in rev...More

  • Catherine Normoyle and Cotter Christian - Winners of the International Award for Excellence for Design Principles and Practices, Volume 10

    Design Principles and Practices is pleased to announce the selection of “A Catalyst for Change,” Catherine Normoyle and Cotter Christian as the recipients of the International Award for Excellence for Volume 10 of the Design Principles and Practices...More

  • A Better Hospital Chair For Moms To Nurture Premature Babies

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    fastcodesign.com | Article Link | by Mark Wilson

    For the parents of babies born prematurely, the neonatal unit can be the setting of a nightmare. No one is there by choice, and babies are separated by the dy...More

  • Workers Are Tearing Down Tokyo's Hotel Okura, And History's Going With It

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    npr.org | Article Link | by Elise Hu

    In Tokyo, workers have started tearing down a Japanese landmark — the Hotel Okura. The Okura is a treasure of 1960s modernist design and has hosted every American preside...More

  • NASA’s Awesome Graphics Standards Manual Is Now Free To Download

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    wired.com | Article Link | Liz Stinson

    Last week, we told you the dramatic story of the rise and fall of “the worm,” NASA’s glorious logo from the 1970s. Its reappearance in the public eye was prompted by a...More