NYC Holiday Pop-Ups

Top temporary shops in the city this season

Once again, the now-ubiquitous breed of seasonal retailer—the holiday pop-up shop—has taken up residence in several crannies throughout New York City. Of course, the shops are welcome tenants, for there’s no better place to stumble on the perfect gift than their cleverly curated corners. Below are three unique pop-ups that will be open for the duration of the season. Products from each are also available …

Core77 Design Awards

Three projects that redefine usability from the design world's newest competition

Starting with a reinvented trophy—designed as a mold for casting multiples to share with collaborators—the Core77 Design Awards is setting out to be a contest like no other. The competition presents some of the industry’s most thoughtful concepts that often change the way we interact with the landscape around us. Below are three paradigm-shifting projects that enhance life by redefining space and usage. Alcove Felix …

Core77’s Offsite Series: Design, Wit and the Creative Act

Humor is always a great asset, but incorporating it into design? Part of their Offsite series, our friends at Core 77 are hosting an excellent panel of speakers to discuss Design, Wit and the Creative Act this Friday, 9 November 2007, at the Art Directors Club in New York City. All joining in to offer their opinions on how humor can help customer experiences, artist …