Day: October 17, 2020

Nissan Z Proto previews next-generation sports car with twin-turbo V-6, retro-modern design

The Nissan Z car has inspired generations of sports car fans since it was released in 1969. It has been an upstart, a disco-era style statement, an upscale sports car, and a long-in-the-tooth coupe just trying to hold on. All the while, it aimed for driver engagement and a sense of style. The Z Proto Nissan showed on Tuesday combines all of those elements, along with elements of design from the car’s six generations.

The prototype appears to be a thinly disguised version of the Z35-generation production model due in the next 18 months to two years, at least from

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Atlanta designers focus on wellness for IMC’s 2020 Directions in Design

Four Atlanta designers are reflecting on the impact of design on wellness in the 2020 staging of International Market Centers’ Directions In Design, a vignette program which showcases the combined home décor resources of the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) and AmericasMart Atlanta.

In 2020, in connection with the coordinated DISCOVER ADAC and Fall Design Week, the program moves online with the four designs showcased virtually via a webinar on September 14, an interactive webpage and the centers’ social media channels.

“Through Directions in Design 2020 we are tapping some of Atlanta’s talented designers to showcase the best of the

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Perkins and Will Promotes Brent Capron to Principal

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The New York studio of Perkins and Will has announced the promotion of interior design director Brent Capron to principal. He joined the firm in 2017 and has influenced the design of over 1 million square feet of interior space in Manhattan alone, and another 500,000 feet nationally, including corporate interiors projects for Penguin Random House and Viacom.
Capron was promoted through the Perkins and Will Leadership Program, which recognizes individuals who have a positive impact on the firm’s culture and client work through innovation and design excellence.


BIFMA, the not-for-profit

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Akron Civic Theatre bringing murals to exterior walls

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Civic Theatre soon will make the outside of its building just as beautiful as its inside, with the addition of large-scale murals designed by internationally renowned artists.

The murals are a part of the theater’s Staging The Future capital campaign, meant to help beautify the grounds of the theater and downtown Akron.

The projects will freshen up the north and south-facing walls, along with other areas on the venue’s property, including an “art park” that will feature local and regional artists, according to a press release.

Muralists will start working soon. In September, El Mac

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