The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, also known as the Oscars Museum, is closer to becoming a reality. The Academy announced the space is nearly halfway toward their fundraising goal, and released sketches of the May Company building transformed by Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali. The 230,000 square foot space devoted to the film industry is set to open in 2016.
In other news, check out a smart little storage system by a Cranbrook grad and the winners of the Innovation by Design Awards. See the headlines after the jump.• What You'll Find at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Opening in 2016 | LAist
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• The 11 Winners Of Our Innovation By Design Awards | Co.Design
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