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Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2016 Edition

Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites of particular interest to designers and creatives. This month’s …

When Handwriting Dies, Neural Networks Will Be The Only Calligraphers Left

At the University of Toronto, computer science researchers have taught a neural network how to write by hand.<p>In the digital age, proficiency with a keyboard is considered more important to a student’s education than legible handwriting, leading some to despair that the art of writing by hand is …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

A Pair Of Sunglasses That Simulate LSD Hallucinations

Viewing the world through rose-colored glasses is boring. What about hallucinogenic-, psychotropic-, electric-Kool-Aid-colored glasses instead? Wayfarer, meet way out: Hungarian artist Bence Agoston has created a pair of sunglasses that can simulate hallucination. (At least the visual kind.)<p>In …

Articles about 7 renovations centuries old structures on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a …

Playful Installation Welcomes Visitors to Swim in an Ocean of 1 Million Plastic Balls

The National Building Museum, which hosted a BIG Maze in its Great Hall last year, is now the site of an indoor beach. Their newest exhibition is aptly titled The BEACH and features an immersive installation by experimental design firm Snarkitecture. The 10,000-square-foot space is filled with an …

Stunning Puddle Reflections Add Magic to Everyday Scenes

Among the city streets and large stone buildings, photographer Daniel Antunes captures glimpses of a world turned topsy-turvy. The Lisbon-based creative has a knack for finding puddles of water that cast brilliant reflections of the surrounding cityscape. Historical monuments, a scooter driver, and …

Historical Portraits of African Female Warriors by Street Artist YZ

French street artist YZ pays tribute to African female warriors in her series of wheat-pasted works called <i>Amazone</i>. The historical portraits reference the highly-trained military women of the First Franco-Dahomean War in the 1890s, who, according to accounts, were actively fighting and killing the …

INSA's GIF-iti Brings International Street Art Online

Innovative UK-based artist <b>INSA</b> has taken street art to a whole new level by implementing Internet-based technology to create dizzyingly spectacular …

A Preview of Impressive Artwork Featured in Volume 34 of ‘Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine’

<i>Margaret Keane</i><p>Volume 34 of <i>Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine</i> (previously) has recently been announced and will be filled with impressive …

BMW Art Journey Sends Artists On An Endeavor Of Creative Discovery

BMW is getting into the art prize game with the BMW Art Journey, which it announced last week during Art Basel in Miami Beach. Just don’t call it an art award. “The one thing I want to say about the art award is that it’s not an award,” said Dr. Thomas Girst, BMW’s head of cultural engagement last …

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At MoMA PS1, Bob and Roberta Smith Offer Art Amnesty

By Dan Piepenbring December 9, 2014<p>Arts & Culture<p><i>Why are some people artists while others are not? Was Joseph Beuys an idiot when he said everyone is an artist? Do artists think they are a cut above the rest of us? Are the arts a good in themselves, or is it much, much, more complicated than</i> …

Gift Guide: For the Tech-Obsessed

Technology? It’s my favorite indulgence. Take a look a handful of gadgets that the stylish Silicon Valley denizen would adore.<p>Above: On my personal …

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Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

How to Put Up Christmas Lights: 7 Essential Tips and Looks

Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone dictate the aesthetic direction of your home's holiday display. He who wields the extension ladder in subzero temperatures earns the creative freedom to decorate his yard however he pleases.<p>Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone …

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Chair Paintings You Can Sit In

Japanese design studio YOY brings us these Chair Paintings. The chair paintings are actually screen printed on a canvas-like elastic that’s wrapped …

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At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities

As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements."<p>In the overcast light of a Mumbai slum, six men surround a rectangular frame that has been set on the ground. It is hoisted …

Illustration by Clara Burd from The Fairy’s Gift by Emilie Poulsson

Illustration by Clara Burd from The Fairy’s Gift by Emilie Poulsson. Good Stories for Great Holidays. Frances Jenkins Olcott. Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, 1914.<p>“Oh, if we could only have the books again!” said Carl and Philip. "That cannot be,“ said the Fairy. "See! they are dated for this year, and they must now go back into Father Time’s bookcase, but I have brought you each a new one. Perhaps you can make these more beautiful than the others."

Thanksgiving Special: How 10 Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Dinner | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of photos titled Thanksgiving Special, San Francisco-based artist Hannah Rothstein imagines Thanksgiving dinners as plated by …

Traffic Light That Lets You Play Pong with Person on the Other Side Officially Installed in Germany | Colossal

<p>Back in 2012, a trio of interaction design students from HAWK University unveiled a concept for StreetPong, an interactive game of pong installed at …

Artist to Live a Year in a Wooden Egg to Raise Environmental Awareness

The Exbury Egg project is a functional exercise in art and sustainability. Created by artist Stephen Turner, SPUD group, and Pad studio, the project aims to make us re-evaluate the way we live, as well as our approach to sustainability. Made out of local materials and using classic boat building …

9 Tricks To Speed Up Your Morning Beauty Routine

Speed up your routine and get out the door more quickly with these head-to-toe tricks<p>You can look perfect, even when you are in a rush. Speed up your routine and get out the door more quickly with these head-to-toe tricks.

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A Guide to Singapore’s Hawker Food Culture

The spicy broth steamed up my glasses as I pulled the long, golden noodles from the bowl of <i>prawn mee</i> in front of me. If that chili-infused dish didn’t satisfy my hunger, the bowl of savory fish ball soup next to it would, or even the <i>shu mai</i> dumplings next to that.<p>These were a few of the delicacies …

Why we need to bring nature back into cities

Urban areas could be the best hope for the survival of many species, but to do so we need to incorporate the natural world in new and innovative ways.<p>There is an optimistic view of the unprecedented migration we are witnessing from rural to urban areas, and it’s that cities could offer the biggest …

Buenos Aires’ past, as told through street art

The walls of the Argentine city – enlivened by massive murals, whimsical painted figures, moody graffiti and subtle but emblematic stencils – carry a powerful political charge.