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What Went Wrong Between Type Legends Hoefler And Frere-Jones?

New court documents shed light upon the rift between two of the world’s greatest living type designers.<p>Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones were the Beatles of the type world. Then they broke up earlier this year in what we described as “the legal equivalent of a knife fight in the street.” Now, …

Typography

Save the Date: The Inaugural Core77 Conference is June 19th

What are you doing all day on June 19th? Nothing? Wrong. Clear your schedule to make room for the very first Core77 Conference! We're putting …

Design

Zack Dougherty’s Tech Art Reflexive GIFs - The Fox Is Black

Of course the best way to comment on the current state of art and technology has to be through a GIF. What other form could it take? A website? A …

Paintings by Tristan Pigott

The Visual Art of Tristan Pigott.<p>Tristan Pigott describes himself as an artist who creates paintings, which explore human characteristics. The …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Get Lost in 'Monument Valley,' the M.C. Escher of iPad Games

There can't be a more perfect setting for a mystical, digital playland than M.C. Escher's dizzying artwork. <i>Monument Valley</i> an iPad app by ustwo has …

Ideo Architekci – Corporate Design by Studio for brands

Ideo Architekci – Corporate Identity.<p>Polish design studio “for brands” was hired to create a corporate identity for Ideo Architekci, a Wroclaw based …

Hundreds of Paper Birds Roost in an Origami Chimney

Inspired by the Vaux's swift, a species of birds that flock together in groups of 30 or more, and that build their nests in dark cavities, paper artist Bijian Fan has created this mesmerizing installation called <i>Roosting</i> . This particular work was inspired by the swifts in downtown Los Angeles. Due …

Origami

Khajag Apelian: Type Design Is Not Only About Drawing Letters

<b>Q: Could you please start by telling us more about some of the typefaces you’ve designed?</b><p><b>Khajag:</b> Well, I’ve only designed one retail font, and that …

Google Glass, Coming Soon To A Mall Near You

The Google/Luxottica partnership isn’t about making Glass look hipper. It’s about world domination.<p>Google’s partnership with the glasses giant Luxottica is much more than just a fashion play: It’s a plan to get Google Glass into every mall in America, and in doing so gain cultural acceptance.<p>The …

Wearable Tech

Burst

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

Exhibition of photographs lost for 60 years reveals a bygone London

Mystery shrouds life of photographer CA Mathews, whose images of the East End of London are going on show<p>On a spring morning in 1912, a man with a tripod and a heavy camera walked out of Liverpool Street station and into the heart of London's East End, capturing the children playing with hoops and …

Beck: Morning Phase

On his remarkable 2002 album, <i>Sea Change</i>, Beck ditched his signature irony, break beats and jump cuts to vibe on the country-tinged singer-songwriter …

David Bowie's catharsis in divided Berlin revealed in adapted V&A show

V&A's fastest-selling show to open in Berlin – a city that has had a profound effect on the singer's music and thinking<p>It was the fastest-selling show the Victoria and Albert Museum has ever staged. But when the David Bowie Is exhibition moves to Berlin this summer, there will be a few notable …

Artist Transforms Obsolete Devices into Autonomous Drawing Machines

As part of her MA work at the Design Academy Eindhoven, artist and graphic designer Echo Yang created a fascinating series entitled <i>Autonomous Machines</i> that transforms analog devices into autonomous drawing machines. The objects, ranging from a tin chicken toy to a windup alarm clock to an old …

Edward Tufte