Monday, June 20, 2016

First Listen Live: Watch Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs Perform Their New Album

The songwriting supergroup performs their new album, case/lang/veirs, in its entirety at OPB in Portland. Watch the concert right here.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Sanjay Puri uses weathering steel to create layered facade for The Crescent office block

Overlapping angled fins clad in pre-rusted steel extend from the front of this crescent-shaped office building in Surat, India, by Mumbai architect Sanjay Puri (+ slideshow). (more…)

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Christo's Newest Project: Walking on Water

For 16 days, “The Floating Piers,” a saffron-colored walkway, will connect two small islands in a lake in Northern Italy to the mainland.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Court Fines And Fees Almost Delay Homecoming For Wrongly Convicted Michigan Man

Davontae Sanford spent nearly nine years in prison for crimes he never committed. But his release was almost stopped because of an unpaid bill he owed for his public defender.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Orlando Gunman Had Been Taken Off Watch List, FBI Director Comey Says

The gunman whose attack on a nightclub resulted in the deaths of 49 victims bought his guns legally, James Comey says. The gunman, he adds, also had three different contacts with a 911 dispatcher.

Sensor technology can improve office design and create happier employees, says Haworth

Haworth white papers: sophisticated sensors could contribute to a healthier and happier workforce by tracking the way offices are used and adjusting them automatically, according to new research by US furniture giant Haworth. (more…)

Friday, June 10, 2016

Naoto Fukasawa designs stripped-back interior for Issey Miyake Homme Plissé store

Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa has transformed the interior of a concrete building in Tokyo into a space for fashion designer Issey Miyake's pleated menswear collection (+ slideshow). (more…)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Samsung's Silicon Valley office by NBBJ features nap pods and music listening rooms

US firm NBBJ has created the largest office in North America for tech company Samsung, incorporating features intended to show how a "legacy brand can play on par with the most-nimble tech startups" (+ slideshow). (more…)

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

New Rules To Ban Payday Lending 'Debt Traps'

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday is announcing proposed regulations which aim to stop some predatory lending practices.