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Behind the scenes: The Perfect American storyboards – in pictures

Australia’s Dan Potra faced a unique challenge when designing Philip Glass’s new opera: how to capture the life and times of Walt Disney, without infringing on copyright? Here his storyboard sketches are a peek into how the ambitious show was put together<p>Potra on Walt Disney and his heart of Glass …

Holy Cow: Marc Newson Joining Apple's Design Team!

Late yesterday <i>Vanity Fair</i> broke the news: Marc Newson is joining Apple's design team!<p>Apple's design veep Jonathan Ive is not only close friends with …

Can You Spot The IKEA Furniture In These Renaissance Paintings?

The EXPEDIT as you've never, never seen it before. (Circa 1400 AD)<p>IKEA fans, art fans, general fans of how tiny the world can sometimes feel, gather round and allow us to introduce you to your new favorite site.<p>IKEA b4-XVI is a tumblr devoted to Cecilia Azcarate's bizarrely genius method of …

Early Drawings by Famous Architects

Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.<p>Not surprisingly, the finished structures of architectural practice get all the attention. But often the sketches and random ideas committed to paper are where true innovation occur.<p>"Drawing Ambience: Alvin …

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The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Animation: “The Collagist” by Amy Lockhart and Marc Bell – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Love this little animation by Amy Lockhart and Marc Bell. It’s several years old now so if Maisie over at It’s Nice That hadn’t dug it up I might …

An Animated Book Trailer for the Italian Release of Haruki Murakami’s Upcoming Novel - The Fox Is Black

Following up on Nick’s fantastic piece on Haruki Murakami’s new novel <i>Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage</i>, reader Fabio Valesini sent …

The Early Jobs of 24 Famous Writers

Everyone knows that Stephen King was a janitor and Ransom Riggs shared creepy old photos on mentalfloss.com. What did some other famous writers do …

Ultimate List of all the Best Art + Photo Tumblrs to Follow – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Beautiful Illustrations by Sarah Gonzales

Sarah Gonzales is an illustrator who's currently a Visual Design Communication student majoring at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Exploring …

The universe according to Nietzsche: Modern cosmology and the theory of eternal recurrence

The philosopher’s musings on the nature of reality could have scientific basis, according to a prominent physicist<p>If you were to ask most cosmologists to give a summary of where we stand right now in the field, they would tell you that we live in a very special period in human history where, thanks …

5 Easy Tips for Visual Branding on Social Media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages.<p>To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as …