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Walk the Lijnbaan: decline and rebirth on Europe’s first pedestrianised street

Out of the ashes of postwar Rotterdam, the Lijnbaan rose as a ‘living room for the city’ – a revolutionary concept inspiring imitations from Warsaw to Stevenage<p>A decade after the historic centre of Rotterdam was largely destroyed by bombing during the German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940, …

City Politics

Art Deco’s Streamlined Designs Envisioned a Glamorous Future

Art Deco ushers in a new era of glamourAuto Portrait, .<br>Tamara de Lempicka<br>Winchester GalleriesFlorida (Pearl Dress) , 1989.<br>Erté (Romain de …

Art Deco

Watch this amazing demo of the early desktop computer

In 1968, computers got personal: How the “mother of all demos” changed the world.<p>On a crisp California afternoon in early December 1968, a square-jawed, mild-mannered Stanford researcher named Douglas Engelbart took the stage at San Francisco’s Civic Auditorium and proceeded to blow everyone’s mind …

University of Washington

Artist’s Giant, Intricate Replica Of The Moon Is Captivating Audiences Worldwide

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>While Elon Musk’s SpaceX prepares to send one Japanese billionaire and eight artists to the moon for …

Swimming Pools

We put mustard, Sriracha, and wine on these water-repellent sneakers 👟 https://t.co/ktVXuZWPa1

Strictly analogue: Polaroid's past, present and future - a photo essay

The Polaroid Corporation was launched in 1937 becoming a touchstone for American innovation and engineering prowess. It was the brainchild of scientist and inventor Edwin Land and his Harvard tutor George Wheelwright and at first made the plastic for polarising sunglasses. In time, it was to create …

Polaroid Photography

This Huge 23-Foot Moon Replica Is Currently Touring the World

Until March 31, 2019 Luke Jerram’s “Museum of the Moon” tour will be travelling the world, presented at art exhibitions, science, music and light …

Sculpture

Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne review – revolution pure and simple

The National Gallery is evolving: a museum in vivid transition. This autumn it will offer not one but four special exhibitions, spanning more than half a millennium, from Mantegna and Bellini in the 1400s to the satirical nightmares of contemporary film-maker Rachel Maclean. The permanent …

Impressionism

This high-tech lunch box solves a problem that many parents will appreciate

Confession: My poor 2-year-old once tipped over because her lunch bag was so heavy with a Thermos, sandwich box, ice pack, and sippy cup. She then proceeded to bravely drag her lunch across the floor until she could plonk it in her cubby hole.<p>Did the lunch box need to be disrupted? Probably not. <b>But</b> …

Comfort Food

The goal of design’s next generation? Radical accessibility

Step one: Technology shouldn’t look like technology.<p>Every year, <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Innovation By Design Awards offer a glimpse at the future of design. The student category, in particular, hints at the ideas that will occupy the next generation, and in 2018 some of the best work coming out of design …

Industrial Designer

A Design Lover’s Guide to Art Nouveau in Europe

Characterized by undulating lines and organic shapes, a bold new aesthetic swept cities like Barcelona, Vienna, and Prague in the late 19th and early …

Art Nouveau

Mark Rothko on How to Be an Artist

COMPOSITION, 1959.<br>Mark Rothko<br>Leopold MuseumMark Rothko, 1961. Photo by Kate Rothko/Apic/Getty Images.Famed Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko …

Artists

Andy Warhol - Brooklyn Bridge

Christophe Jacrot - White Chapel, SNJOR series<p>A celebrated French photographer, <b>Christophe Jacrot</b> has been developing artistic projects in a range of …

Andy Warhol

Conrad Shawcross review – beware of the toppling tetrahedrons

I can’t remember the last time an artist explained a body of work to me by referring to Thomas Kuhn’s 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Come to think of it they never have before. According to Kuhn, the history of science progresses not through evolution but sudden “paradigm …

Review | Relics of a vanished world

‘It’s all about nostalgia now,’ writes Malcolm Garrett in his introduction to <i>Letraset: The DIY Typography Revolution</i> (Unit Editions, £55), a fond and …

Francis Bacon

Courtauld Impressionists review – here is the tumult, wonder, beauty and terror of modern life

This is Paris in 1882. In the big mirror behind the barmaid in Édouard Manet’s painting A Bar at the Folies-Bergère, male faces are grey masks under black slivers of top hats, spinning in space like kaleidoscopic shards under the silver glitter of chandeliers and moon-like orbs of gaslight. She …

'The right trousers': Wallace and Gromit inspire artificial muscle clothing

Smart trousers with artificial muscles have the potential to improve the lives of people with mobility problems, say researchers.<p>Inspired by the Wallace and Gromit clay animation The Wrong Trousers, the garb has been dubbed “the right trousers”.<p>Jonathan Rossiter, a professor of robotics at the …

Muscle

The House that Came in the Mail - 99% Invisible

The Sears & Roebuck Mail Order Catalog was nearly omnipresent in early twentieth century American life. By 1908, one fifth of Americans were …

Sears

Pixelated Ceramics By Toshida Masuda

A blog about Advertising, Goodvertising, Architecture, Art, Graphics, Design, Movies, Music, Photography and Fashion

Ceramics

Matt's second favourite #LTMCollections object is a sketch for moquette design 'Shield' by Enid Marx, 1947, who did several fabric designs for London Transport. Both objects are fascinating due to their ability to combine technology, design and social history #AskaCurator https://t.co/gWyrxuj9Mq

Designs of the Year nominees: Mars boots and a plastic-free shop

From the first plastic-free shopping aisle to a library made from ice-cream containers and gender-fluid clothes, designers are coming up with increasingly innovative responses to today’s biggest issues, say the curators of the Beazley Designs of the Year awards.<p>The Design Museum in London announced …

Non-binary

A Shape-Shifting Van Concept Prepares Mercedes for the Future

Automakers make concept cars for one of two reasons. A: They have a good idea of what their next car will look like and want to share, but aren’t …

Internal Combustion Engine

The Clock review – 'The longer you watch it, the more addictive it becomes'

You slow to the pace of a stopped train or speed to the ticking of a time bomb<p>It’s 8.10am and I’m late for my appointment at Tate Modern. I watch the faces of passengers as the train pulls into London Bridge. It’s a Monday and the time is going too fast. One man sweats as he checks his watch. On …

Photographers

Peggy Moffitt: The Total Look

Still rocking her signature Vidal Sassoon five-point cut, Peggy Moffitt chats about being muse and model to designer Rudi Gernreich and her husband, …

Art

Rodarte’s Striking Flower Hair Sculptures Bring the Wow at New York Fashion Week

You could hear the collective intake of breath as photographers, editors, hairstylists, and makeup artists filed into the multipurpose room on the second floor of the Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection in the East Village this afternoon. As a cool, early-fall rain fell outside, …

Fashion Week

Colorful Brushstrokes Digitally Sculpted into Figural Compositions by Matthew Stone | Colossal

<p>Matthew Stone explores the figure through a combination of painting and digital manipulation, presenting segmented busts and bodies splayed out in …

Colossal

These familiar sounds will soon disappear from our world

More museums are preserving old technology, but an online archive focuses on the sound it makes. Among the relics? Apple iBooks and Nintendo controllers.<p>We–writers, curators, designers, users–give huge amounts of attention to the look and feel of objects, articulated through industrial and …

Jony Ive

The Problem With Fetishizing Midcentury Modernism

Housed in Finnish architect Eero Saarinen’s landmarked 1962 TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport, the forthcoming TWA Hotel is an homage to the midcentury era of Jet Age optimism—and blithe indifference.<p>Around this time next year, travelers passing through JFK International Airport’s …

Civil Rights

These epic sculptures are totally unexpected https://t.co/Uby6LamHuZ

Download your FREE Art Student magazine!

Fri 7th Sep 2018<p>We give you the latest issue of Art Student magazine, packed with everything you need for the year ahead<p>Inside, read our interviews …