- UNStudio 62.5%
- Diller Scofidio + Renfro 25%
- LOT-EK 25%
- Asymptote 12.5%
- Hariri & Hariri 12.5%
01:: Design Observer
This blog is our overall favorite Design blog. The design is clean, the editing is superlative and the content is always enticing.
This is one of our overall favorite blogs for design, content, navigation and features.
Another one of our top destinations for design folly is this fine blog. Let us face it the Swiss can flat out design.
A daily photo blog that offers plenty of eye candy for your design desires.
05:: David Report blog
This is perhaps the best written blog in our survey. The opinions and discourse are always worth the read.
06:: Design Sojourn
Yet another well-written eye-catching design that is well worth visiting.
Always an interesting French blog that always seems to capture our attention.
This is a straight-forward and concise blog featuring Architecture and Design among other things.
Well-rounded and robust another must have bookmark in your search of design.
10:: Design Milk
If you are into eye catching blogs with a diverse focus on design, then you have arrived.
11:: Core 77 Design Blog
Core 77 is a visually stunning blog whose main focus is on industrial design.
This is an interesting Architecture + Design blog featuring a well-crafted dark theme and ease of navigation.
This selection is a quirky, uniquely designed blog featuring all facets of design.
14:: things magazine
This intriguing blog is crafty in its writing and always makes us wonder why did not come up with the idea first. Tangential thinking never looked so good.
15:: Cool Hunting
Number fifteen features a well-designed blog that features all aspects of design.
Curbly is an easy to navigate, well-edited blog featuring commentary and insight into design.
If it is happening in Central or Eastern Europe and it is design related it is featured here.
An interesting Spanish blog that features a wide-range of design posts.
A daily zine featuring photos, links and a plethora of other design related items for one to peruse.
Do not let the economy of the design fool you. The content is top-notch and the links are always worth a look.
So we asked our readers in our sidebar poll, “What would you like featured most on this blog?”; and many of you have responded modern design. In light of this fact, here is something we found today in our exploration around the net. Please continue voting in our poll and while you are at it please take a moment and vote for us in the sidebar poll at PartIV if you like our efforts. Thank you for your participation.
From the Boex website here is their explanation of the bench shown above:
Creative Solutions designed this award winning, quirky bench from a single conversation to see if they could incorporate an everyday office object into a piece of furniture.
The seat is made up of 1600 pencils which are individually sprung. Each pencil can be removed and used.
Months ago ecAr asked our readers to participate in a sidebar poll regarding, “Green” architecture. The results of the survey are as follows:
So it would seem that most readers are in favor of the pursuit of environmentally friendly architecture and design and that is, in fact, a long time in coming into vogue. Green building and sustainable architecture should not come as a surprise to any of our readers as methods to achieve more favorable development within our environment. There are many movements and organizations under way that are working to that end, the USGBC and Architecture 2030 to name a few. Listed below are some additional links to interesting websites on the subject.