Around the Design World in 180 Words: Collaboration Edition

  • Ready your dwelling, because Heath Ceramics and House Industries—two of our favorite creative companies—are teaming up on a new line of house number tiles. Get a sneak peek at Heath House Numbers and snap up a prototype digit or two tomorrow afternoon, when Heath opens their splendid Los Angeles HQ for a holiday shopping bash.
  • HP has launched DesignByMany, a new online community that allows designers to collaborate through a variety of challenges. The site is helmed by David Fano, founder of design technology consultancy CASE and an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture. The first challenge, which runs through December 17, involves tweaking Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion House.
  • PUMA.Creative and Miam’s Bass Museum of Art have announced a three-year partnership as part of the launch of the Creative Caribbean Network, an initiative dedicated to promoting the work of Caribbean artists. Expect exhibitions, performances, educational activities, and other live events at the Bass Museum over the next three years. First up: an exhibition of the work of Isaac Julien that is on view through March 6.