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An Industrial Loft for Museum Directors & Avid Collectors

In a brick building tucked within Pittsburgh, PA you’ll find Barbara Luderowski and Michael Olijnyk. She, a sculptor unlimited by scale, and he, a …

David Chipperfield to restore historic palace on Venice's Piazza San Marco

British architect David Chipperfield is to carry out major restoration works on the Procuratie Vecchie on Venice's Piazza San Marco, which will see …

10 of the best collectible design pieces on show at PAD London

Design fair PAD is in London this week for its 11th edition. We've selected 10 stand-out pieces of limited-edition contemporary design from the show, …

10 buildings with windows that steal the limelight

Hidden openings, oversized portholes and apertures shaped like houses feature in this week's roundup of popular images from Pinterest, which …

Rei Kawakubo's Comme des Garçons furniture to be exhibited in Paris

Chairs, tables and stools designed by Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo for the brand's stores are going on show at Galerie A1043 in Paris.<p>The …

Ai Weiwei protests border walls with huge New York installations

Chinese artist and human-rights activist Ai Weiwei has used metal fencing to create three monumental structures, in a campaign against Donald Trump's …

An Architecture Concept Based on the Idea of "Organic Cities"

Luca Curci Architects has designed a landmark for the Persian Gulf skyline based on the concept of "Organic Cities". The organic buildings become …

Glaze Art - Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics<p>The truth is the basics of painting glazes is easy to understand, …

Mumbai: Residents want Nana Chowk skywalk dismantled, relocated

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant supports residents’ demand that the ‘monstrosity’ be taken down and the obscenity stopped<p>Recently, seven residents from …

From Fungus to Fiber: Developing and Using Mushrooms to Make Textiles | Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

<i>Image: MycoTEX</i><p>Forward thinking design innovation is showing us we need to rethink the resources available to us. For many designers, the future of …

Stories from the Jaipur court

This book is contrary to our common understanding of Jaipur. It is about shared history. It is an amalgam. An eye-opener on the multiple narratives …

Book Review – How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City

Walking was the primary way that people got around cities from the time cities first emerged until the 20th century. But, argues Joan DeJean in her …

Jane Jacobs believed cities should be fun — and changed urban planning forever

When Jane Jacobs published <i>The Death and Life of Great American Cities</i> in 1961, she was a lone voice with no credentials speaking up against the most powerful ideas in urban planning. Fifty-five years later, on Jacobs's 100th birthday (honored in today's Google Doodle), urban dwellers are all living …

Mesmerizing Animated GIFs

L’artiste David Szakaly, aka Davidope, est le directeur créatif et le fondateur de l’atelier de design <i>Fredlig</i>. Bilingue et biculturel, entre …

Seductive Photos of the Female Form Dressed Only in Light (NSFW)

In his striving to create a nude portrait “that has not been shot before,” Paris-based photographer Dani Olivier sets the female form aglow with …

15 stunning photos of the world's most interesting cities

This year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is now officially accepting entries, and the submissions that have already come in are pretty mind-blowing.<p>There are three categories to which photographers can submit their work: nature, cities, and people.<p>The grand-prize …

Poetic Origami and Paper Installations

Mademoiselle Maurice : this name tells you maybe nothing, but this young artist with a great imagination has already acquired a serious fame, and …

Met Gala 2016: Lots of Wild, Weird and Wonderful Techie Fashion

On Monday, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Kanye, Katy Perry, and Zoe Saldana, event chairpersons Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Taylor Swift, and Anna Wintour, …

Meet The God of Cardboard Art

Kyoto artist Masahiko Senda doesn’t sculpt with stone or clay. He uses cardboard to create his statues and figurines. Senda says he strives to create …

Fragile Future III: Delicate Dandelion Lights Sit at the Intersection of Nature & Technology

Look closely and you'll see that these incredible lights are actually made of real dandelions. We have no idea how Studio DRIFT makes them, but we're …

All The Wall Graphics In This Office Were Inspired By Indian Folk Art

The graphic designers at tsk Design, were inspired by traditional Indian folk art when they created a variety of wall motifs, for the head office of …

10 Modern Tintype Photographers You Should Follow on Instagram

After recently buying 200 tintypes from the deep archives of estate sales, eBay, and Etsy auctions, I became transfixed by seeking out if there was …

This Time-Lapse Photo Series of a Nude Dancer is Breathtaking

Nudity liberates us. It presents us at our most vulnerable and our most empowered. It shows each strength and weakness of a human being, what was …

Mysterious and Low-Light Conceptual Photography

Joanne Leah is a Brooklyn-based artist ; when she were a child, she would explore the woods behind her house. She ventured alone, following a small …

Two Houses at Nichada / Alkhemist Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site of two houses at Nichada Village is located in a suburban gated community in Bangkok, Thailand, …

40 Breathtaking Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Palermo, Sicily in the 1950s and 1960s

Enzo Sellerio was born in Palermo, Sicily, in 1924. He studies law but in the meantime he discovers photography. He wins his first prize in 1952. He …

Lambert & Fils puts a spin on traditional globe pendants with Laurent lighting collection

<b>New York 2016:</b> Canadian design studio Lambert & Fils has balanced pairs of glass globes within folded metal frames for its Laurent lighting …

The Best Books for Inspiring Your Creative Journey

I've been reading a lot lately about creativity and art, and especially how creative folks get inspired, share their work, inspire others, etc. It's been a fascinating journey, to say the least, and I wanted to pass along some of the works I've been inspired by to help you in your own creative …

14 Resources for Creative Inspiration

There it is. You are standing at the base of a 1,000-foot wall, staring straight up. It’s unsurmountable. Certainly impassable. Your eyes cannot make …