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100 Street Artists Take Over a Nine-Story Building in Paris

Over 100 street artists, including names you're already familiar with like Vhils and C215, have come together to be a part of the largest street art exhibition ever created. Called <i>Tour 13</i>, it consists of a nine-story social housing tower and its 36 apartments that have had their drab ceilings, …

Art

How Popcorn Took Over Movie Theaters

It’s cheap to make and lasts forever. But movie theater owners were originally against popcorn. Here’s how the humble snack conquered Hollywood.<p>Try to imagine going to a movie theater that only sold pretzels. Or potato chips. Or Cheetos. It’s downright inconceivable today, but during the rise of …

Popcorn

Neon Type Installations in Nature by Jung Lee

Korean artist Jung Lee is showing her first exhibition in Dubai at Green Art Gallery. Lee has two series—Day and Night and Aporia, which means …

Design

Soft Cabinets by Studio Dewi van de Klomp

These Soft Cabinets from Studio Dewi van de Klomp rethink the typical bookshelf or cabinet by constructing them out of foam rubber. Slots are cut …

Furniture

The Urban Tree of Lights Collection by Beau & Bien

From French lighting company Beau & Bien comes The Urban Tree of Lights Collection, a trio of pink sculptural, tree-like floor lamps made with LED …

Furniture

A funeral held over FaceTime blends the ancient and the modern

Absence is a common, if painful, theme in human affairs, and when my younger son left Boston to make his way in Seattle, I had a category for his travels. He would be like the Phoenician sailors who plied the Mediterranean, trading cedar and linen for gold. Or the New England whaling captains off …

San Francisco

The 'Shadow Memories' Bench/Sundial Kicks You Back a Year in Time With Augmented Reality

Sundials are far from anything but a new invention—they date back to 1,500 BC. But a structure that's a bench/sundial/augmented reality app all in …

Augmented Reality

Ai Weiwei Strikes Again... This Time with 3,144 Bikes

In January, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei stacked 760 bicycles at the Galleria Continua in Italy. His most recent installation, on display until October …

Ai Weiwei

Do Ho Suh's Splendid, Spectral 'Specimens' at Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

I've been a fan of sculptor Do Ho Suh since I saw his work at a 2011 solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin; curious to learn more, I arrived at the …

Hong Kong

Cardok

Whether you want to repurpose your existing garage, or just make more room in your off-street parking area, you can safely stow your car underground …

Remote Controls

Morning

There isn't much out there that could make mornings more bearable — but Morning ($3) will at least make getting up to speed a little more efficient. …

iPad Apps

Mem:o

Whether you want to track every purchase you make at the grocery, the number of hours you spent at the gym, or every book you've ever read, do so …

Data Visualization

Tuls

For those of you who put a lot of thought into your everyday carry, you know exactly how important it is to make the best-possible use of your …

Cool Stuff

Bola Ping Pong Table

We love a good, competitive game of Ping Pong, but usually the look and feel of a traditional table doesn't work well outside of your basement or a …

Furniture

FiftyThree x Moleskine Book

If you've spent any time drawing and painting with Paper on your iPad, you know it's about the most beautiful, easiest way to create art on a tablet. …

Art

Hot Wheels Car Maker

At the intersection of do-it-yourself and playful childhood nostalgia, you'll find the Hot Wheels Car Maker ($40). Just turn on the press, melt down …

Hot Wheels

Commonplace objects and items blown up to large scale installation works from NYC based artist Petros Chrisostomou 

Commonplace objects and items blown up to large scale installation works from NYC based artist Petros Chrisostomou

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Sculpture

Dramatic New Underwater Statues by Jason deCaires Taylor

British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has just unveiled his latest cement sculptures to join the over 500 others off the coast of Cancun, Mexico. The monumental museum, called the MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte), is one of those unique places to see art, as all of the statues are found …

Habitats

Playful Anamorphic Illusions of Life-Size Picture Frames

<i>Anamorphoses</i> is a site-specific series by French street artists Ella & Pitr, who also go by Papier Peintres, that playfully transforms rundown spaces into colorful settings for people to pose in for a picture. The duo adds anamorphic illusions of picture frames throughout the space from interesting …

Digital Art

Damien Hirst Unveils Provocative Birth Sculptures In Doha

Damien Hirst is at it again with provocative work: this time, the artist has unveiled fourteen enormous bronze sculptures in front of the Sidra …

Banksy's Disturbing Stuffed Animals Truck Roams New York

Leave it to Banksy to mix the cute and the cuddly with the totally disturbing. In the 11th work of his <i>Better Out Than In</i> exhibit happening on the streets of New York, the British artist takes over another delivery truck but, this time, there's no enchanting garden or running waterfall. Instead, a …

Banksy

Remembering Mike Kelley

The late Mike Kelley – a towering figure in contemporary art – is the subject of a new retrospective, opening at MOMA PS1 this weekend. Justin Jones …

Crocheting Artist Yarn Bombs An Entire Locomotive in Poland

Yarnbombing has been gaining momentum as a form of street art all over the world, but Polish crocheting artist Olek demonstrates what a real …