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Arcade Fire Cover 'Dust in the Wind' In Kansas City

Arcade Fire have been charming their way across the country on their <i>Reflektor</i> tour with geographically-specific cover songs, much like Bruce …

Kansas City

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Game Of Thrones Houses Rebranded As Multinational Corporations

The Internet comes up with some strange tendencies. Not just memes, but something far more nuanced: memes of memes or meta-tropes, maybe. We’re talking complicated cultural alchemy–a mix of cult popularity, Reddit dust, and pirated copies of Illustrator.<p>Take Game of Firms, by Mordi Levi. It’s a …

Endearing Photos of Heavy Metal Rockers Posing with Their Cats

With band names like Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, and Cattle Decapitation, you don't think of metal musicians as warm and fuzzy people. But beneath the darkness is a softer side, and Alexandra Crockett reveals it in her new book, <i>Metal Cats</i>. The endearing photographs capture the extreme personalities …

Heavy Metal

The Bicycle Rack Reimagined

In Philadelphia, a competition challenges designers to rethink the bicycle rack.<p>At Philadelphia’s City Hall, ten creative bicycle racks are on display as part of a larger exhibition of bicycle-related art. The ten racks were chosen from among more than 150 submitted as part of a design competition …

Delaware Valley

Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film - The Fox Is Black

Danny Cooke has a series of documentaries he’s been working on, and this one about letterpress is my personal favorite. It’s a short film featuring …

'Mad Men' Season 7 Trailer and Images: Change the Conversation – /Film

With less than a month to go until the premiere, AMC has released a new <i>Mad Men</i> Season 7 trailer — or several, rather. Given how secretive showrunner</b> …

TV

Type Connection Helps You Find Matching Typefaces

Deciding upon a single typeface to get your point across is easy, but figuring out which typefaces match is something even design experts often get wrong. How do you find the chocolate to Perpetua’s peanut butter then, or the goose to Garamond’s gander? You put them through the paces of the Type …

Listen: Vampire Weekend's Baio Remixes Broken Bells' "Holding on for Life"

Broken Bells: "Holding On For Life" (Baio remix) (via SoundCloud)<p>Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio is about to take his solo electronic project (he goes by simply Baio) on the road. And he's just shared a new remix of "Holding on for Life", a new song from Danger Mouse and the Shins' James …

You'll Want To Hear Miley Cyrus' Cover Of An Arctic Monkeys Song

It's a nice reminder that she's actually quite good at singing.

Miley Cyrus

Listen to Tame Impala's Cover of Michael Jackson's "Stranger in Moscow"

Tame Impala: "Stranger in Moscow" (Michael Jackson cover) (via SoundCloud)<p>Tame Impala have shared their own version of Michael Jackson's late-90s hit "Stranger in Moscow". "MJ 4 eva," they write on Facebook. Listen above, and watch the video for the original song below.<p>Watch Tame Impala perform "It …

Watch The Strokes' Julian Casablancas Play New Song "Ego"

The Strokes' Julian Casablancas is getting ready to release his next solo LP, the followup to his 2009 record <i>Phrazes for the Young</i>. This one will be credited to Julian Casablances + the Voidz.<p>Casablancas and the band are currently en route to SXSW; along the way, they've been playing some secret …

Listen to Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig on Bret Easton Ellis' Podcast

<i>Photo by Pooneh Ghana</i><p><i>American Psycho/Less Than Zero</i> author Bret Easton Ellis is also a podcast host—he's previously recorded conversations with Kanye West, the National's Matt Berninger, and others. Today, he's shared a talk with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig. They chatted about the …

Strong Details Providing Monumentality: Amsterdam Residence by Marcel Wanders

By employing strong details, <b>Marcel Wanders</b> developed a striking design scheme for the interiors of a private residence in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. …

Distinctive and Captivating Traveler’s Apartment in Moscow

What do you think makes a traveler’s apartment captivating? The French architects at <b>Goodnova-Godiniaux</b> were commissioned by a globe-trotter to …

Why We Should Reinvent Our Drinking Fountains

People would rather pay two bucks for a sealed, clean drink than stoop over a dirty-looking public trough. Better design could help.<p>The city of London got its first public drinking fountain in 1859, built by the Metropolitan Free Drinking Fountain Association to provide safer water to a thirsty …

Tupper_PRO - Typography

I have seen my fair share of amazing typography projects and it's always incredible to see the depth of work behind the creation of a font. Mateusz …

Glass Pavilions Celebrate Korea's Traditional Tea Culture

South Korean studio Mass Studies designed a series of spectacular new buildings for the O'Sulloc Tea Museum, an exhibition center dedicated to the history of Korea's traditional tea culture. Located at the Seogwang Dawon tea plantation on Jeju Island, the pavilions have large floor-to-ceiling …

South Korea

Vintage Logos by Forefathers Group

Vintage Inspired Logo Design.<p>Forefathers Group is a design company with a good knack for vintage inspired designs. The company is versed in the …

Graphic Design

The Ups, Downs and Backwards of Dyslexic-Friendly Fonts

If you're anything like me (and some studies suggest that as many as 20% of you freaks <i>are</i> like me) you have a terrible time reading. Not due to …

Creative Modern Chopsticks Designs by Nendo

The small town of Obama in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, is known for their beautifully manufactured lacquered chopsticks that are known as the hardest …

3D Printed Vessels Created from Distorting Algorithms - The Fox Is Black

M Plummer Fernandez is a South East London artist who uses computers to push the boundaries of industrial design. I came across these pieces he made …

Chineasy

Beginning with key Chinese characters—which the book refers to as building blocks—author ShaoLan Hsueh and artist Noma Bar have made a memorable guide, as helpful as it is pretty, to one of the most difficult and oldest languages in the world. "Chineasy" translates the Chinese language into a …

Language

Stylish Headphones Repurpose Discarded Guitars

Designer Carina Ostermayer has developed a pair of headphones called <i>Guitar Ear-O</i> that takes advantage of the raw materials left behind whenever a defective electric guitar is produced. The innovative design uses the leftover fingerboards as a unique connecting headpiece, while the speakers are made …

Headphones