By now we've all been told of the negative impacts of sedentary office jobs. Some have gone so far as to call sitting the new smoking. Ergonomics experts recommend standing for 15 minutes every hour to help improve health and furniture maker Humanscale has developed a new app in tandem with the technology company Tome to quantify the benefits.
An exhibition at the UQAM Centre de Design in Montreal, on view February 19-April 12, 2015, asks students and emerging designers to reinterpret the Swiss cuckoo clock. Here are a few of the clever designs.
The "merry pranksters" of British design, FAT Architecture, called it quits after 20 glorious years of eye-popping Postmodernism. Now, co-founder Sam Jacob asks graduate students at Yale University to critique FAT's work via drawings inspired by other famous architects.