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http://designyoutrust.com
Struggling for inspiration? Or trying to get your work out there? Then take a look at this hourly updated blog and community from Design You Trust. The site is rich with design news, trends and events. It includes portfolios from new talent including photographers, architects, illustrators and videos hand-picked from across the globe.

www.canyoudrawtheinternet.com
This site asks children to draw the Internet, having never known a world without it. To make things interesting, it has also asked the creative industry to submit their designs. So who really is more creative, children or design professionals? Check out this site to find out what the answer is.

http://tinyurl.com/3ytgapp
Globaldesigndb.com reports on design trends, and last week saw the launch of a sustainable vacuum cleaner from Electrolux, giving Dyson a run for its money. The company has revealed five hoovers made from plastic waste collected from the oceans. The ’Vacs from the Sea’ initiative hopes to bring attention to plastic pollution.

www.northumbria.ac.uk/browse/ne/uninews/greenegypt
Northumbria University is also going Green in Egypt. The university’s Sustainable Cities Research Institute is working with the Housing and Build National Research Centre in Cairo to develop a Green Code for rating sustainable buildings. A route map has also been developed.

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