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From the movies to your closet: 'Hunger Games' inspires everyday styleupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 21:54:00

A single braid down the back, a light hunting jacket, a pair of sturdy leather shoes and a small golden pin; not exactly a culmination of things you would call fashionable.

Isabelle Fuhrman talks 'Hunger Games'updated: Tue Mar 20 2012 21:54:00

Actress Isabelle Fuhrman says she's just as passionate about her role as Clove, as fans are about the series.

January on Road to Rio: A Green City Journeyupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 05:16:00

This month Road to Rio: A Green City journey is touching down in the United Arab Emirates. In the wake of an inconclusive United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, CNN's Rima Maktabi, Leone Lakhani and Nick Glass head to Abu Dhabi, soon-to-be host city of the World Future Energy Summit. The capital's conference center will host the likes of Ban Ki Moon from January 16-19, 2012.

New Zealand building is 'green'updated: Mon Nov 07 2011 00:30:00

The Auckland NZI Center in New Zealand uses new green technology to make the building more environmentally friendly.

New Zealand's heart of glassupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 00:30:00

It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.

Guangzhou's striking opera houseupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 13:40:00

Architect Zaha Hadid's opera house in the Chinese city of Guangzhou hits the high notes of design.

Guangzhou's 'cosmic' opera houseupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 13:40:00

It took more than five years to build, but since its opening last year, the Guangzhou Opera House has become the jewel among the sprawling Chinese megacity's bland urban landscape.

One thing we owe to Steve Jobs updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:12:00

With all the tributes to Steve Jobs, one thing tends to get forgotten: the man helped us write. Jobs was the first to give us a real choice of fonts, and thus the ability to express ourselves digitally with emotion, clarity and variety. He made Type Gods of us all.

Steve Jobs was 'out of place and time'updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:12:00

Friends and colleagues of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs talk about his life and the legacy he leaves behind.

CNNMoney: 9/11 memorial owes elegance to small businessupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 14:35:00

In December 2003, landscape architect Peter Walker was ready for retirement, but a chance to work on the 9/11 Memorial put the brakes on that.

Mammogram technology may be doing more harm than goodupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 17:36:00

Many radiologists rely on specialized computer software to pinpoint suspicious areas in routine mammograms.

Political logos define campaignsupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 15:18:00

Candidates can only be in one place at one time, but their logos can be anywhere.

For Apple, another misfire in video editing, pros sayupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 16:53:00

The latest version of Apple's widely-used Final Cut Pro high-end video-editing software may not be ready for its closeup. Scott Disick (Sometimes) Questions Kourtney's Interior Decoratingupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 23:30:00

"There are like 90 different patterns in one," he says. "It's kind of creepy"

10 business e-mails you shouldn't sendupdated: Wed May 25 2011 07:10:00

Imagine a tiny boat afloat on a thrashing sea, water pouring through a gaping hole in the hull.

Skanska goes 'deep green'updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:15:00

Construction giant Skanska is a leader in "green building" and now wants to move to "green" retro fit.

Apple unveils Final Cut Pro Xupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 07:47:00

Apple has unveiled Final Cut Pro X, the newest version of its popular video-editing software.

Best April Fools' pranksupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 17:32:00

CNN's Phil Han takes a look at some of the best April Fools' Day pranks.

'Motion-controlled' e-mail and other April Fools' Web pranksupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 17:32:00

Search giant Google on Friday debuted a "motion-controlled" e-mail system that lets users write digital messages by moving their bodies instead of typing on keyboards, which Google says are "outdated" and "inefficient."

CNNMoney: Starbucks unveils a new logoupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 19:28:00

Starbucks Corp. debuted a logo Wednesday that brings the iconic green Siren out of the circle and drops the words "Starbucks Coffee."

Marlins turn Florida's Orange Bowl greenupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:59:00

The tools and tradesman building the new home for the Florida Marlins are typical of any construction site. The difference here is that this building is green.

Fine wine gets a makeover by top architectsupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 04:49:00

The drink of choice for creative types through the ages, wine is now making significant inroads into the realms of contemporary culture.

Minsuk Cho's dramatic architectureupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 00:48:00

Contemporary and often abstract, Minsuk Cho's buildings can baffle, delight and dazzle.

Minsuk Cho's abstract architectureupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 00:48:00

Architect Minsuk Cho designed the South Korean pavilion at the Shanghai Expo.

Facebook's smaller font size straining eyesupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 10:48:00

Facebook is the biggest name in social networking. But overnight, it got smaller.

Gap's new logo fails quicklyupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 22:18:00

Social media consultant Peter Shankman talks to CNN's Richard Quest about the quick reaction to Gap's new logo.

The internet kills Gap's new logoupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 22:18:00

The internet's logo snobs won this one.

CNNMoney: Gap reverts to classic logo after outcryupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 11:22:00

The Gap is reverting to its classic logo after a new logo it debuted on its website ignited a customer backlash.

CNNMoney: New Gap logo ignites firestormupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 17:24:00

A new logo is a gamble. It can brighten up a company's image -- or enrage loyal customers.

A house that you can wear? When fashion meets architectureupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 08:15:00

A dress made out of recycled waste; a collection of clothes composed of fresh flowers; a synthetic outfit that looks like wave of water around the body.

I.M. Pei returns to the Louvreupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 08:44:00

Exclusive: Icon meets architect I.M Pei at the Louvre to talk about his famous pyramid.

At 93, Louvre Pyramid architect I.M. Pei is still going strongupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 08:44:00

It's 27 years since award-winning architect I.M. Pei began work on his glass pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris. PHOTO: Katy Perry Lounges Naked in a Cotton Candy Cloudupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 15:14:00

The singer debuts artsy new album cover - that smells as sweet as it looks!

Google offers free fonts for the Webupdated: Thu May 20 2010 09:35:00

In an attempt to move beyond drab typography on the Web, Google on Wednesday released 18 freely usable fonts and an open-source tool designed to smooth over browser issues in displaying downloaded fonts.

Green monastery is heavenly for Benedictine sistersupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 09:36:00

Green living is a spiritual calling for a group of Christian women in the upper Midwest. Call it a heavenly approach to being good stewards of the Earth.

CNNMoney: Green homes face a red lightupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 04:00:00

Lots of people, especially those trying to battle high utility bills, believe in energy-efficient homebuilding.

Feng shui factor in billion-dollar estate battleupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 01:56:00

The practice of feng shui figured prominently in the fight over the estate of one of Asia's wealthiest women, Nina Wang.

Web accessibility no longer an afterthoughtupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 08:08:00

Yahoo's Victor Tsaran knows how much time Web designers spend agonizing over color and font-width choices when laying out an application. So when he started Yahoo's accessibility push two years ago, he had a tough time arousing sympathy for engineers grousing about how much extra time was needed to create accessibility features.

Old meets new in Abu Dhabiupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 09:30:00

IME goes inside Abu Dhabi?s iconic Sheikh Zayed Al-Nahyan Mosque and looks at F1 preparations at the new Yas Marina Circuit.

Sexy architecture alive and well in Middle Eastupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 09:30:00

With all the pomp and money befitting its status as the world's richest city, Abu Dhabi will soon unveil its new Formula One track on Yas Island, a spectacular entertainment destination emerging from the turquoise waters off the coast of the Emirati capital.

Reclaiming traditionupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 09:08:00

Architect Kengo Kuma on how his work is dedicated to reclaiming the traditions of Japanese architecture.

Kengo Kuma: The "sushi" architect striving for perfectionupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 09:08:00

"For architects, perfection is necessary," said Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.

Dubai aims for tallest buildingupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 07:26:00

South Korea's Samsung Construction is planning to build the tallest building in the world. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

Have a green stayupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 10:45:00

In the lodging world, green has gone mainstream. Once chided for being wasteful, the big hotel chains are now constantly trying to one-up each other with smart eco-design upgrades and stringent water and energy conservation policies.

FSB: Red tape snarls interior designersupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 06:23:00

Susan Roberts can design you a gorgeous living room or a charming kitchen, but don't call her an "interior designer" - she could be fined $500 and spend a year in jail. Why? Because the state of Connecticut hasn't licensed her to adopt that moniker.

The Spirit of Architectureupdated: Fri Nov 07 2008 12:34:00

In November we step inside the world of design as show host Becky Anderson searches for the Spirit of Architecture.

Meet the digital artist behind the movie blockbustersupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 11:05:00

Tino Schaedler is an architect-turned-digital design artist whose groundbreaking work has been seen in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." China's Tallest Building to Open in Shanghaiupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 11:00:00

China's tallest building, the 101-story Shanghai World Financial Center, will open to the public on Saturday, 14 years after its developer began the project I'll Have That Typeface on the Menuupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 16:00:00

A new study suggests that ultra-fancy and hard-to-read type convinces diners that the dishes are worth the high prices

Swiss won't miss Olympics, but football takes first placeupdated: Wed Apr 30 2008 08:15:00

Yes, we have Roger. Yes, we developed the "Bird's nest" Olympic stadium. But in Switzerland, the 2008 Summer Olympics are still far away -- and not just geographically.

Borrowing from natureupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 14:47:00

The legendary 20th century architect, Frank Lloyd Wright once described his profession as the "mother art". In the 21st century, architects and designers are increasingly turning their attentions to Mother Nature as a source of inspiration for their creations. Jean Nouvel Wins Architecture Honorupdated: Sun Mar 30 2008 14:00:00

The Pritzker Prize goes to a man whose signature is buildings that grow out of their surroundings

How to work best with interior designerupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 09:06:00

Architects and remodeling contractors are the folks to call for structural planning, while interior designers work out optimal room size, traffic flow and lighting. When it comes to choosing and coordinating the color schemes, paint finishes, cabinet styles and light fixtures that go into that room, that's where an interior decorator comes in.

FSB: Setting competitive fees for your businessupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 14:31:00

Dear FSB: I have a small interior design firm. Is there a formula I can use to calculate overall client charges to determine how competitive my business is?

Fortune: Building Shanghai's tower of powerupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 05:53:00

Before following his father into the property business, Minoru Mori dreamed of becoming a novelist. So when he returned from an October 1993 visit to Shanghai talking excitedly of a plan to construct the world's tallest building on the impoverished east side of the city's Huangpu River, rivals in Tokyo snickered that Mori had rekindled his interest in fiction.

Choose the right colors for your roomsupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 09:19:00

When she hears people express a reluctance to paint their rooms in vivid hues because they believe it is inappropriate to the age or architectural style of their house, designer Susan Sargent waves away their concerns as though swatting flies.

CNNMoney: Gap hires Todd Oldham to revive Old Navyupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 07:13:00

Slumping clothing retailer Gap Inc. said Friday it has hired interior designer and television personality Todd Oldham to bring his sense of style to its Old Navy discount chain. Halle Berry Cries Over Extreme Home Makeoverupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 14:22:00

Ty Pennington makes Halle Berry cry, the Oscar winner tells PEOPLE.

A Quest to buildupdated: Tue Apr 24 2007 10:00:00

This month on Quest... the architects! In the words of the great architect Sir Christopher Wren, "architecture aims at eternity". With this in mind, host Richard Quest tracks down some of the gifted designers who shape our world and visualize the future. It's a Quest to Build!

Tadao Ando Talk Asia Interviewupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 03:09:00

AR: Anjali Rao TA: Tadao Ando

Living it up, inside and outupdated: Wed Mar 14 2007 09:28:00

The latest trends in home decorating are all about bringing the outdoors in and the indoors out. So whether you prefer soaking up the sun or kicking back on the sofa, this spring you can get the best of both worlds, no matter where you are.

Money Magazine: Small projects that pay off bigupdated: Thu Jan 25 2007 10:39:00

Make your home more appealing to buyers (and yourself) with these easy indoor upgrades you can do on your own.

Fortune: Building bridges, skyscrapers and Ground Zeroupdated: Wed Nov 08 2006 05:57:00

Over the past three decades, Santiago Calatrava has built more than 40 structures, ranging from bridges to train stations to museums. His best work has an emotional resonance rarely found in modern...

Deciding what to do in Paris getting tougherupdated: Tue May 09 2006 11:10:00

Paris was spurned in its bid for the 2012 Olympic Games, but you wouldn't know it amid the bustle of construction along the Seine. This spring, the city is positively abloom with museum openings and renovated architectural treasures.

CNNMoney: Greek revival was the "National Style"updated: Fri Apr 28 2006 08:49:00

Driving through nearly any area east of the Mississippi, travelers wouldn't have to go far before they came upon a house that could be plucked up, carried thousands of miles away to a limestone bluff overlooking the Aegean Sea and look like it belonged there.

Q & A: Santiago Calatravaupdated: Thu Mar 09 2006 06:26:00

The Scene meets Santiago Calatrava to hear how the Spanish architect is putting his ideas into practice in his hometown of Valencia.

Santiago Calatravaupdated: Wed Mar 08 2006 09:13:00

One of an elite group of architects whose work is an almost instantly recognizable global brand, Santiago Calatrava has been described as a "poet of glass and steel."

CNNMoney: What's hot in home designupdated: Fri Feb 17 2006 10:37:00

Home fashion trends turn just as relentlessly as clothing fashions -- they just cycle at a slower pace.

CNNMoney: Life in a saltboxupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 09:22:00

It must be pretty cool to be able to say that you live in a saltbox. It sounds something like living in a shoe. But just what the heck is a saltbox house anyhow?

Business 2.0: How Adobe is Pushing Quark off the Pageupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

It's good to be king in the enterprise software business. Once a given platform becomes an industry standard, switching costs and network effects make it tough for competitors to dethrone the champ...

Buildings that lift the spiritupdated: Thu May 12 2005 12:28:00

CNN talks to architectural luminary Will Alsop about modern architecture's expanding horizons.

Money Magazine: Home Is Where the Art Isupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

Thanks to an onslaught of home design magazines, TV shows and coffee-table books, real estate buyers these days are not only savvier about architecture, they'll pay a premium for a house designed b...

Searching for answers on the Webupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 07:55:00

Web usability expert Jakob Nielsen talks to CNN's Kristie Lu Stout about what makes a good Web site stand out, and what he believes is the future of the Internet.

CNNMoney: If you build it, they will comeupdated: Wed Aug 04 2004 13:32:00

When the Guggenheim Foundation opened a museum here in 1997, it knew the building would be a landmark. But even the project's biggest boosters could not have foreseen how it would transform Bilbao itself.

CNNMoney: Craftsman style: Back in vogueupdated: Mon Apr 19 2004 16:59:00

BEND, Ore. (CNN/Money) - Durable, functional and austerely beautiful are three characteristics that may come to mind when you see a Craftsman-style house.


Even if you're not a design snob, you can look around and see other people in the country leaning that way. Target sells housewares by Michael Graves and Philippe Starck. The new Disney Concert Hal...



Fortune: The House of Tomorrow--Todayupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

Every year top interior designers declare what's hot and what's not at New York City's Kips Bay Decorator Show House (April 25 to May 21, $20; 212-987-5400). Joining in the fun this time around is ...

Money Magazine: Absolutely Prefabulous An all-metal mass-produced house just may be America's architectural ideal.updated: Thu Apr 01 1999 00:01:00

My friend Jennifer lives in Oak Park, Ill., a town that happens to have a lot of Frank Lloyd Wright houses. So every time I visit, she sticks me in the car and takes me on a little tour, saying, "L...

Fortune: Digital Secretary, With Attitude Portico is a service that allows you to get your voice mail, E-mail, apupdated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

I've always hated voice mail. That's a dislike that baffled me for years, given that I am someone who has always embraced cutting-edge technologies. Recently, however, I figured out the reason--voi...

Fortune: Digital Entrepreneurs The programs--from databases to accounting and office suites--you need to make it workupdated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

If you're a small business owner, you've got some big clout--and plenty of new software designed to meet your needs. After years of trotting their wares to FORTUNE 500 firms, software companies are...

Fortune: Award Winners Our editors present the top corporate Websites.updated: Mon Dec 01 1997 00:01:00

In the tiny republic of Slovenija, a single Microsoft employee keeps his country's Internet surfers abreast of developments at the giant software company. He is just one of 400 editors, speaking 24...


Not long ago my 16-year-old polished off a chemistry lab report complete with diagrams, graphs, charts, and tables, then walked into the office and declared, "Dad, we need a new printer."

Money Magazine: How five thrive by striving to Serve These savvy owners have beaten the odds -- as you can too -- by giving updated: Fri Oct 15 1993 00:01:00

All of them looked like long shots in the beginning -- prime candidates to join the 52% of small businesses that fail in their first four years. Pat Whitaker, recently divorced, was setting up her ...

Money Magazine: Living (Phew!) Through a Home Improvement The remodeling process is rarely heavenly, but there are steps you can take to preventupdated: Sun Apr 01 1990 00:01:00

ACTOR DON JOHNSON WAS the perfect expression of mid-'80s cool when he played detective Sonny Crockett on Miami Vice. But in real life, Johnson can get hot. Just ask him about building contractors. ...

Money Magazine: Living (Phew!) Through a Home Improvement The remodeling process is rarely heavenly, but there are steps updated: Wed Mar 21 1990 00:01:00

Actor Don Johnson was the perfect expression of mid-'80s cool when he played detective Sonny Crockett on Miami Vice. But in real life, Johnson can get hot. Just ask him about building contractors. ...


''Desktop publishing.'' What an ambitious locution! Like ''table tennis'' or ''thumb wrestling,'' it promises great activity in a very small space. Rather than legions of writers, designers, typogr...

Money Magazine: Choosing and using an interior designer: More than a matter of styleupdated: Tue Dec 01 1987 00:01:00

Your friends' living room looks as if they had just casually tossed it together but everything landed in the perfect place in the perfect color and in perfect taste. Don't envy their decorating gen...

Money Magazine: Desktop Publishing The advent of laser-driven printers and page-layout programs has opened the publishing world to the era of thupdated: Wed Jul 01 1987 00:01:00

A newcomer to Atlanta last year, clinical psychologist David Adams, 41, needed an effective yet discreet way to hang out his shingle. ''I'd wanted to put out a newsletter for some time, and this se...

Fortune: DESIGN/A FORTUNE PORTFOLIO ARCHITECTS FOR THE 1990supdated: Mon Jun 22 1987 00:01:00

''This is the generation of American architects,'' proclaims Philip Johnson, at 80 the nation's foremost master builder. Now in their 30s and 40s, all have made their names young in a field where t...

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