If you’ve ever wanted to keep track of full moons and new moons, there’s now this art print that can help. Designer Christy Nyboer of Little Lark has created this simple yet beautiful calendar that you
Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry design. Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer of Sight Unseen—two design editors
Since the dawn of film, we’ve shot nudity and sex. But only recently has it become art. There’s an old saying in the film industry: What’s the difference between art and porn? Porn has better lighting.
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There are many strange things about the new fatwa from the Saudi Grand Mufti. Perhaps most strange of all is that the comic was designed to celebrate Islamic values. The comic book in question, The 99,
Leather jewelry keeps us very happy. It can be as fancy or as fancy-free as your outfit desires, and it’s so easy to make at home with just a few simple tools. From designer-inspired statement suede fringe
Bones with marks left by human tools could point to earlier human arrival in the Americas. When did people get to the Americas? The answer remains a subject of fiery debate. Most scientists agree that
As the leaves change from summer shades to the warm reds and oranges of autumn, squash is making the same transition. The bright green of zucchini has been replaced with the rich orange of butternut, and
Steamed buns stuffed with pork belly cooked sous-vide in a Japanese-style marinade. Ingredients 1/2 cup soy sauce • 1/2 cup mirin • 1/2 cup granulated sugar • 2 tablespoons fish sauce • 2 whole scallions,
Bored of your current glassware selection? Or maybe just want to add a temporary pop of color? Balloons to the rescue! With a couple strategic snips of any standard balloon, you can turn a jar into a color-dipped
Last week was all about beautiful wooden objects, and the rustic charm they can bring to any home, workspace, or dining table. Today, we’re turning our attention to another sort of ethereal, old-world
Though it seems counterintuitive, limitations can be the best thing to happen to the creative process. Narrowing down parameters–think form, function, color, size–often brings focus to an otherwise overwhelming
At this year’s COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, in London, few things are what they seem. Translating an artist’s vision into logic, or even plain English, is difficult. Modes
Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical. In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in
We’ve already done rope, and now we’re on to another rustic material we love: wood! It’s as basic of a material as clay and is constantly reinvented by DIYers, crafters, artists, hackers, and carpenters.