Posts Tagged ‘their-original’

Architecture » Take Two: 7 Adaptive Reuse Projects We Love

by Diana Budds As the way in which people use cities morphs form generation to generation, we're left with dormant buildings—those that have outlived their original purpose, but are rife for enterprising architects and designers to give them a second wind. This latent stock might include industrial remnants, former school houses, barns, and even convenience stores. In the following slideshow we examine seven such projects from Portland to Boston to Hamburg that demonstrate reusing and recycling go far when it comes to architecture

Blog » Joseph Joseph Prevails in Patent Lawsuit

by Kelsey Keith From the glossy and the tactile to the litigous, Dwell's June issue (on newsstands now) covers every facet of interior design, including a piece that addresses the touchy subject of knockoffs and authentic design. Continuing what we started with "The Real Cost of Rip-Offs," today we talk to Richard Joseph, who, along with his twin brother and co-founder Anthony, have been fighting Chinese counterfeiters on behalf of their company Joseph Joseph. In and out of court for the past two years, team Joseph won a hard-fought lawsuit this April that will stop (for the time being) the reproduction of their original design for the Index™ Cutting Board.*

Blog » 10 Design Insiders Sound Off on Knockoffs

by Jaime Gillin In researching the much-discussed essay "The Real Cost of Rip-Offs" for Dwell's June 2012 issue (on newsstands now), many design luminaries shared their perspectives on the subject of knockoffs and authentic design.