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This Italian Town Looks Like It's Out Of A Fairytale

Welcome to Alberobello! This little Italian <i>comune</i> is located in the Bari province of Puglia, Italy.<p>Alberobello is known for its trulli -- limestone dwellings with domed, conical or pyramidal roofs -- which are on the UNESCO world heritage list. The structures look like they're straight out of a …

"Superdesk" Seats All 125 Employees at a Single Table

The Barbarian Group, a digital creative agency based in New York City, has done away with traditional cubicles and outfitted their space with this incredible <i>Superdesk</i>, a 1,100-foot-long structure that seats all 125 of their employees. Clive Wilkinson Architects is responsible for the desk's design …

Check Out a Very Early Outline for 'The World's End' – /Film

<b>Edgar Wright</b>‘s <i>The World End</i> opened in August 2013. Rewind two years before that to the time when the film was early in development, and he and …

Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

Photography

Animal Drawings by Jaume Montserrat

Emptyland – Ribbon Effect Animal Drawings.<p>Jaume Montserrat is an artist and illustrator based in Barcelona, Spain. The animal drawings of this series …

Drawing

Designers & Books and AIGA/NY Present 'Things I Have Learned in my Life So Far,' a Book Signing with Stefan Sagmeister

<i>Walsh is good and dandy, but it's Sagmeister who is perhaps better suited to share things that he has learned in his life so far. To celebrate the</i> …

Graphic Design

Coen Brothers Movies Reimagined As Gig Posters

The Coen Brothers’ latest movie <i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i> celebrates the Greenwich Music scene in the early 1960s through the eyes of a struggling folk singer. The film inspired <i>Little White Lies</i>, an independent movie magazine out of the United Kingdom, to try to interpret what Llewyn Davis’s gig poster …

Posters

Terry Border Brings Old Books to Life with Wire

<b>1984 by George Orwell</b><br>Artist Terry Border gives new life to old books in his latest series titled <i>Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs</i>. The artist, who is no stranger to breathing new life into inanimate objects, utilizes his handcrafted technique of bending wires to serve as limbs and combines it with a great …

Bluebirds&Co. Branding by Krzysztof Zdunkiewicz

Bluebirds&Co. Brand Identity.<p>Krzysztof Zdunkiewicz is a graphic designer who runs a one-man design studio out of Warsaw, Poland. The designer was …

Graphic Design

Seasonal Beauties Represent the Changing Seasons

Using the changing seasons as inspiration, graphic designer and illustrator Alon Avissar developed this grid of double-exposure portraits entitled <i>Seasonal Beauties</i>. Four silhouettes are the foundation for the digital creations that merge soft feminine features with blossoming flowers, pine cones, …

Beautiful Houses: Courtyard House

This week we will show you the beautiful Courtyard House in Seattle, Washington, a project by DeForest Architects. This is a wow house! Not only the …

Architecture

The Best of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

A lot has changed online since the literary world's beloved Dave Eggers began McSweeney's Internet Tendency 15 years ago. With the current digital climate plagued by frivolous cat videos and impulsive Twitter comments, finding intellectually entertaining humor in the virtual medium is seemingly …

Manchester bands become station artworks - in pictures

Manchester,Art,Posters,Rail transport,Stone Roses,The Smiths,New Order,Joy Division,John Cooper Clarke,Buzzcocks,The Fall<p>Jordan Bolton, a 21-year-old Manchester artist and musician, has created these poster-style artworks of iconic Manchester acts – including the Stone Roses, the Smiths and John …

Filmmaker Creatively Documents Incredible Journey Around World

Filmmaker Nicolò Balini, aka Human Safari, has just finished a whirlwind trip to almost all parts of the globe in 2013... and he brought his camera along for the ride.<p>So what does a creative filmmaker do when they have an incredible amount of great footage? Create the epic travel video above titled …

Living in: Milan

Italy’s capital of fashion and finance is one of the country’s most multicultural and diverse cities, with a stimulating rhythm that never gets too stressful.<p>Italy’s capital of fashion and finance, Milan is the place where business gets done – and everyone looks incredibly good while doing it. The …

Golden Leaf Branding by Daniel Lasso Casas

Golden Leaf – Brand Identity.<p>This is another very successful branding project created by Daniel Lasso Casas, an excellent graphic designer and …

Inside Kitchen Arts & Letters, the Legendary NYC Cookbook Store

<i>New York City cookbook store Kitchen Arts & Letters is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Writer Regina Schrambling talked to owner Nach Waxman, who gave her a tour of his vast private basement collection, containing among its thousands of volumes some of the rarest cookbooks in the world.</i><p>Five years …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …