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An Old Metal Workshop Becomes A New Studio

German design studio Designliga renovated an old metal workshop in Munich into a modern studio for themselves. Preserving the character of the space …


Decade In Design: The Biggest Events Of 2008

The past decade has been marked by ferment and change–and design has played its part. Tell us what we missed at #designdecade<p><b>All Politics is Visual</b><p><i>Team Obama invents the future of political branding.</i><p>The Obama campaign was a design triumph. Bringing a Silicon Valley startup sensibility to politics, …

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Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …


Why Our Brains Love Curvy Architecture

People are far more likely to call a room beautiful when its design is round instead of linear. The reason may be hard-wired into the brain.<p>When the great architect Philip Johnson first visited the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry, he started to cry. “Architecture is not about …


Banksy's 7th Work Is A Broken-Hearted Balloon In Brooklyn

Graffiti artist Banksy's seventh work in his month-long artist's series in New York City is a Band-Aid-covered heart balloon floating on a wall in Brooklyn.<p>The piece is accompanied by an audio guide, which says the helium balloon "is obviously an iconic representation of the battle to survive a …


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The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.


Watch Banksy drive stuffed animals to the slaughterhouse

At least one small child is scarred for life<p>Sure, it can be hard to feel bad for the ugly old cow that becomes your hamburger, but what about the cute stuffed animals that you cuddle with before going to sleep? Surely you wouldn't eat <i>those</i>.<p>"The Sirens of the Lambs," a hilariously twisted roaming …

Banksy Quotes 'Gladiator' In His Latest Mural

Over the weekend, street artist Banksy pulled an outrageous stunt in Central Park, selling valuable art on the cheap to unsuspecting tourists.<p>For today's installment in his month-long series on the streets of New York, he headed to Queens, where he painted a quote from the movie "Gladiator":<p><b>"What</b> …


The Single Best Way for a Startup to Measure Progress During the First 18 Months

In business, everything revolves around people.<p>For any startup, the most important people in question are prospective customers, and for the startup …


Tablets forecast to overtake PC sales at end of year

Sales of tablet computers are due to overtake personal computers for the first time at the end of this year, as consumers increasingly favour products such as Apple’s iPad to desktops and laptops.<p><b>IDC, the technology researcher</b>, is forecasting that a Christmas rush will see 84.1m tablets sold in the …