Gerard McLean Book Cover

Gerard McLean: A Walk in the Park

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Today on the adroyt blog, we interview Gerard McLean, whose book Monkey with a loaded typewriter: Mostly true essays was recently released. These essays were culled from a blog he kept for nearly a decade, DogWalkBlog, for which he drew a strong following thanks to his offbeat point of view. When it came time to […]

The Eames chair reimagined as spinal 3D printed sculpture

reDesign2012 Reimagines Eames

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After perusing the 40 reimagined Eames chair designs submitted in the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada, there was no contest in my mind which one felt the most artful: the spinal cord-inspired structure created by architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects. The organic wrapping spiral that is […]

HP Printing at WantedDesign

A WantedDesign Roundup

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The third year of WantedDesign, a curated exhibition of national and international design installations, workshops, and discussions, kicked off on Friday, May 17, in New York. Adroyt was fortunate to take part in a first-look bloggers’ tour with HP and Global Lighting, for a glimpse of the space before most—and for that we are grateful. […]

An exploration of Tumblr's demise on the adroyt blog.

Tumblr Topples Over and Cripples New Civilization

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A recent lapse in service from Tumblr resulted in a user infrastructure meltdown, leaving dozens crippled in the wake of what settlers of this social media colony would have called “radio silence.” Due to reasons that have not been released to protect national security, Tumblr was unavailable to its online community for an excruciating 35-minute […]