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Rare Le Corbusier pop-up book showcases his colour theories

A rare first edition of Le Corbusier's 1931 interactive design guide Polychromie Architecturale: Die Farbenklaviaturen is up for auction in New …

Le Corbusier

Alessandro Mendini creates new interior for Apartment N°50 in Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse

Alessandro Mendini has become the latest designer to restyle an apartment in Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse housing block in Marseille, adding …

Seth Godin: 'The start-up generation is a media fiction.'

The Author of 18 books, thousands of blog posts, and many podcasts, Godin maintains an uncommon and tenacious enthusiasm which he infects upon his …

A Conversation With Erik Spiekermann

Introduction<p>Erik Spiekermann has forgotten more things than most successful and creative people know in their lifetime. Now in his sixties (68), the …

How your eyes trick your mind

Look closer at optical illusions, says Melissa Hogenboom, and they can reveal how you truly perceive reality.<p><b>Visual, or optical, illusions show us that our minds tend to make assumptions about the world – and what you think you see is often not the truth.</b><p><b>Throughout history, curious minds have</b> …

Goodnight Dune

Generative Art Links | Syntopia

Some links to Generative Art, Math & Fractals, and other creative ways of creating computional imagery. The list is not meant to be exhaustive: …

neil craver

Prints available at<br>www.Omni-Phantasmic.com<p>As a youth in North Carolina; I begun my path as an abstract painter and figurative sculptor; my motivation …

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The Martin Howard Collection: Visual Index

Thanks for dropping in! Please have a look at the typewriters in my collection and you will see how beautiful and unusual the world's first …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Fancy Formatting, Fancy Words = Looks Like a Promotion = Ignored

<b>Summary:</b> A site did most things right, but still had a miserable 14% success rate for its most important task. The reason? Users ignored a key area …

35 Books Every Designer Should Read

We asked some of the world’s top design schools to share their favorite books. Here’s what they recommend for your reading list.<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re a student of design, or just someone who hears the term “design thinking” and stays quiet at meetings while noting to Google it later. There’s …

Vaughan Oliver - Interview Magazine

In the early 1980s—before the notion of “alternative music” would become a cultural commodity sold to disaffected teenagers—there was arguably no …

William Kentridge: Making Sense of the World

“The films come out of a need to make an image, an impulse to make a film, and the meaning emerges over the months of the making of the film. The …

8 Reasons Why Green Walls Are Awesome

By now, you’ve probably seen photo of homes and buildings that have included green walls, also known as vertical gardens, as part of their design, …

A new apartment building designed for families with hospitalized children

Architecture firm GRAFT have designed the “Family House Sankt Augustin”, a Ronald McDonald Charity House, located in Sankt Augustin, Germany, that …

How You Record Ideas May Impact Creativity

Software for creatives must cultivate space for musing, writes Morpholio co-creator Anna Kenoff.<p>A tech VC recently asked me, “Do you even use your iPad anymore? I think they are over.” To which, I replied–perhaps a bit too loudly–“Yes!” There is nothing over when it comes to the potential of touch. …

3D-Printed Versions Of Famous Paintings Enable The Blind To Experience Them Through Touch

The team behind Unseen Art are trying to help the blind and visually impaired community, experience classical art in an entirely new way, by 3D …

Baukind have designed a new daycare filled with fun creative touches

Baukind have completed a kindergarten/day care named Kita Zauberzwerge, located in Berlin, Germany.<p>The space uses pastel colours in a rainbow effect …

This sideboard was inspired by a boxing ring

Chilean designer Emmanuel Gonzalez Guzman, has designed and made Cuerda (in English it translates to rope or string), a wooden sideboard that was …

Watch how this bulging glass lamp is made

Italian lighting manufactuer Pallucco, have shared a video showing how their hand-blown glass ‘Egg’ lamp, designed by Enrico Franzolini, is made.<p>The …

A Dutch designer has created an underground fridge that does not use electricity

Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek, has created the Ground Fridge, an underground cool storage solution, for Dutch brand Weltevree.<p>Watch a video of …

This "Story Pod" is a free-for-all lending library designed for a public park

On the edge of a recently completed civic square for the Canadian town of Newmarket, Ontario, Atelier Kastelic Buffey (AKB) have designed the “Story …

Itay Ohaly's scratchable vases reveal hidden colours

Israeli designer Itay Ohaly has created a set of three black vases that can be etched to reveal colourful hidden layers beneath.<p>Ohaly took the idea …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Eike König at Walker Art Center

Jorge Luis Borges Selects 74 Books for Your Personal Library

<i>“Jorge Luis Borges 1951, by Grete Stern” by Grete Stern (1904-1999). Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.</i><p>Jorge Luis Borges’ terse, …

Hyperallergic

The Latest<p>This is the third historical marker to be damaged by bullets since it was erected in 2007.<p>There were at least two things Americans should …

Monoskop

“This techno-galactic software survival guide was collectively produced as an outcome of the <i>Techno-Galactic Software Observatory</i> (Brussels, 2017). …

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