Mike Lott

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Illustration & Graphic Design: Butcher Billy's Stranger Tales: S2

Stranger Things 2, have you watched it yet? This is again a SPOILER FREE feature! I truly loved the second season and I am currently re-watching the …

Graphic Design

From a Curator: Why I Love Picasso

Having contributed to several modern art movements in the first half of the twentieth century, Picasso continues to be regarded as one of the most …

Pablo Picasso

Sketching Interfaces

<i>The time required to test an idea should be zero.</i> This was the very first sentence I wrote when considering the Airbnb design tools team vision. We …

Syrian Architects Challenge ‘Post-War’ Reconstruction with Real-Time Designs

In the midst of escalating aerial bombardments of Aleppo by the Assad regime and its allies in February of 2016, an international design competition …

Step into these beautiful, mesmeric works of art

The installation is the work of teamLab, a little-known Japanese software and design collective. After years of being shunned by Japan's art scene, …

Frank Lloyd Wright's lesser-known designs captured in new images

Architecture photographer Andrew Pielage has documented 50 buildings by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, including less famous projects like a …

The Architect Who Married Modernism and Ancient Khmer Style

Until his recent death, Vann Molyvann struggled to bring Cambodia’s past and present together.<p>For many people, the idea of Cambodian architecture …

LOT-EK's carroll house in brooklyn is made from 21 shipping containers

<b>constructed using 21 shipping containers, carroll house is a single-family residence located in brooklyn’s williamsburg neighborhood.</b> sited on a …

Architecture

How it Sold: Vendor takes $30,000 less from buyer she prefers over higher rival offer

The Australian Financial Review <i>has spoken to the team behind the most intriguing recent property sale for our column,</i> How it Sold.<p><b>The property:</b> A …

Food & Dining

Tom Petty: A quiet, unassuming rock legend

<b>When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their first album in 1976, few could have imagined they would become one of America's biggest touring bands.</b><p>They were a scrappy, gritty garage band - initially lumped in with the punk and New Wave scenes.<p>But Petty, the son of a Florida insurance man, …

Music

The Time Marcel Breuer Broke the Rules (and Made an Iconic Chair)

The now-iconic Wassily chair was the tenacious result of going rogue.<p>Classic designs are around for a reason. Why one piece becomes a sensation over …

13 Gorgeous Illustrations That Capture The Magic Of Falling In Love

When you're in love, every day is a little magical. ✨<p>It’s hard to sum up what falling in love feels like in words. In her gorgeous illustrations, artist Hyocheon Jeong captures the feeling pretty much perfectly.<p>The 27-year-old illustrator from South Korea is building quite a fan base on Instagram …

Digital Art

Joe Activation with a WiFi-Controlled Electrical Outlet

[Mike] is the only one in his house who drinks coffee, and uses a simple single-serving brewer with no auto-on feature. And since no one really wants …

Spectacular Swimming Pools That Were Built Into Nature Photos

Water is the essence of our world, comprising around three-quarters of our own bodies as well as the planet we inhabit. It has the power to bind us to a place, grounding us in nature, while offering a transcendental experience. Perhaps it comes as no surprise then that many architects have turned …

'French Banksy' portrait on the U.S.-Mexico border is a heartbreaking comment on DACA

They say art can change the world, and certainly street artists like Banksy are doing their best for that purpose.<p>In light of Donald Trump's decision …

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…

The graffiti artist turned painter became the star of the 1980s New York art scene. Since his death aged 27, his reputation has soared. On the eve of a major UK show, we speak to those who knew him best<p>It’s always tempting to mythologise the dead, especially those who die young and beautiful. And …

10 Favorites: The Unexpected Appeal of Plywood

Does the versatility of plywood have no limit?<p>From boats to furniture; plywood is flexible, inexpensive, easy to use, and reusable. Made from …

Artists Are Transforming Used NYC MetroCards into Miniature Works of Art

New York City MetroCards are often disposed of immediately after use, but as artists are demonstrating, we should think twice before tossing them. In an ongoing series of exhibitions called <i>Single Fare</i>, creatives are transforming the small tickets with miniature paintings, drawings, and sculptures. …

Art

These 10 Sketches Show Frank Lloyd Wright's Bold Vision

Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959). Gordon Strong Automobile Objective and Planetarium, Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryla<p>... VIEW MORE<p>The Frank Lloyd …

Dissecting Marissa Mayer’s $900,000-a-Week Yahoo Paycheck

SAN FRANCISCO — When a withered Yahoo is absorbed by Verizon Communications in the next week or so, it will be the end of an era for one of the pioneering names of the internet age.<p>It will also conclude the remarkable five-year run of Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa Mayer, who was paid nearly a …

Yahoo

Eames Lounge Chair Porn

An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>The Eames lounge chair is the definition of iconic. Everybody wants one. I want two. One to sit in while I look at the other. Below you'll find a plethora of photographs showcasing the chair in all …

The Stories Of 6 Garage Transformations That Inspire Us

Why give up a garage when you can park your car in there, right? Well, not everyone has the same priorities and there are plenty of reasons why …

The Banksy of Punctuation: British Vandal Corrects Shop Signs at Night

Now a graphic designer needs to step up<p>Some of you can look at these photos and remain undisturbed:<p>But a portion of you see these and they drive you …

26 Lessons Frank Lloyd Wright Has Taught Me About Art

Frank Lloyd Wright; genius maverick architect, who was one of the first leading ‘modernist’ architects, who followed his gut:<p>Some personal lessons …

Utopian Architect Plans a Floating City Shaped Like a Manta Ray

French architect Jacques Rougerie imagines the future of oceanographic research.<p>Jacques Rougerie is a self-described “pragmatic dreamer,” whose imagination seems to know no bounds: Throughout his 43-year career, the French architect has produced radical designs for land, sea, and space. In a …

Images: Sci-Fi Alien, Creature, Machine, And Planetary Art From Pascal Blanche

This is a collection of sci-fi art from Pascal Blanche.<p>Blanche is an senior art director at Ubisoft Montreal and an illustrator and concept artist. …

30 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime

Buildings may be some of the most impressive works of art we have.<p>After sinking untold sums of money into their construction, we can walk through the …

This climber lost his legs, so he built robotic replacements

When Hugh Herr lost both of his legs — from just below the knees on down — in a rock-climbing accident at age 17, he feared he’d never walk …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

7 Books To Read This March

Read us!<p>This month's book selections range from dystopian fiction to memoir trafficking in the realest of human emotions to a look at all the drug use happening in Nazi Germany. What I'm trying to say is: There's something here for everyone. Read one or, nah, read 'em all. And, while you're at it, …