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Richard Wilson’s Head-Tilting Installations, Sculptures

Famed sculptor/installation artist Richard Wilson creates “architectural interventions,” in which otherwise everyday building faces and structures …


@thomashouseago's Abstract - No2 - in black bronze' (2015). Image is regrammed from the artist. #contemporaryary #thomashouseago #sculpture #sculptor #bronze #houseago #xavierhufkens #losangeles #artist

A Practical Guide To Invisible Design

With examples from Dropbox, Gmail, and more, here’s a no-nonsense guide to creating user experiences that are so natural, they feel invisible.<p>When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who execute fundamentals flawlessly, like Gmail’s …

UI Design

When Graphic Design Was A Protest Weapon

America In Revolt: The Art of Protest spotlights rare posters from a guerilla group of activist artists at UC Berkeley.<p>Shortly after Ohio National Guardsmen shot and killed four students at Kent State University in 1970, prompting demonstrations nationwide, a group of activists joined forces in …

Graphic Design

'Acid Eaters' #humanwreckage #collage #art #papercollage #handcut #analogcollage #dark #surrealism #surreal #pop #portrait #acid #trip #lsd #drugs #are #bad

Jess Simpson Revisit

<b> <br>Jeff Simpson</b> is a digital concept artist/illustrator based out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was previously featured back in August 2011.

#seung-hwanoh #contemporaryart #artprint #microbiological #biomorphic

12 Masterpieces of 21st-Century Painting You Need to Know Now

It seems like only yesterday that we were anxiously anticipating the shift into a new millennium, with all the hopes and fears that come with the …

Longreads Best of 2015: Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2015. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …


What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …


When to Sell with Facts and Figures, and When to Appeal to Emotions

When should salespeople sell with facts and figures, and when should we try to speak to the buyer’s emotional subconscious, instead? When do you talk to Mr. Intuitive, and when to Mr. Rational?<p>I’d argue that too often, selling to Mr. Rational leads to analysis paralysis, especially for complex …


Japan's insanely tiny homes are the future of cities

Tiny homes are exotic to many of us, but they are extraordinarily functional as a reprieve from the busy neighborhoods of Tokyo.<p>As I discuss in my book, "The Hyperlocalization of Architecture," the secret to these Japanese tiny houses is not only the imaginative designs, influenced by centuries-old …


Five Marvellous Modern Taxidermy Artists

The ancient art of taxidermy is enjoying a contemporary renaissance, as indicated by these bold and innovative practitioners...<p>With examples dating …


How James Turrell Lit Up the Art World

The visionary light artist is being honoured at LACMA’s Art+Film Gala tomorrow, and that's not the only reason he's making headlines...<p><b>Who?</b> <b>James</b> …


The Broad. Jeff Koons. #thebroad #art #dtla #jeffkoons #losangeles #photographer

Detail shot of "Mean Ratio 2x, 72in Number One". My painting titles have become descriptively literal recently.

It's all design: Vitra Design Museum explores the Bauhaus legacy

It's all design: Vitra Design Museum explores the Bauhaus legacy<p>Design / /<p>Vitra presents the first comprehensive overview of the Bauhaus, now on show in Weil am Rhein as part of their Design Museum’s ongoing programme of exhibitions. Including objects and furniture as well as art, film and …

The new issue of Wallpaper* is here! Sneak a peek inside and see what this month's edition has to offer:

Drawings by Juul Kraijer

"Juul Kraijer's subject is the same naked female figure she has drawn repeatedly for more than a decade, whose features she has universalized and …


FDMTL Fall/Winter 2015 Japanese Denim

We first came across Japanese denim head FDMTL at last season’s Liberty trade show. Its vintage-inspired quilted and patched jeans quickly won us …


9 Colorful Trends to Brighten Up Your Home

(Image credit: Interiormagasinet)<p>If you ever find yourself getting tired of stark, designy interiors in unforgiving palettes of black and white, …

Home Decorating

patternbase:Plates illustrating designs and styles of the Middle Ages from L’Ornement Polychrome (1872?) printed by Firmin Didot

Plates illustrating designs and styles of the Middle Ages from L’Ornement Polychrome (1872?) printed by Firmin Didot. Newberry call number: Wing oversize ZP 839 .F5793

Incredibly Realistic Wood Sculptures Of People Hand-Carved By Peter Demetz

Italian artist Peter Demetz has a gift for breathing life into wood, a material that seems hard and lifeless to most of us. His wooden sculptures of …

Guide to critical thinking, research, data and theory: Overview for journalists

Terms and concepts relating to academic research methods, theories and ways of thinking about questions.The post Guide to critical thinking, …

Academic Research

AJ Fosik's New Wooden Sculptures Jump Off the Canvas

Portland, Oregon-based artist AJ Fosik creates bright, three-dimensional wooden works that look like vibrant illustrations come to life. The artist uses a radiant spectrum of colors for each of his pieces, exaggerating their animated nature. As a result, the sculptural works have a whimsical appeal …