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Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age - Barbican exhibition review by Sean Sheehan | LensCulture

Stephen Shore, in describing his work, once spoke of ‘showing people what they were not seeing.’ In these deceptively simple words, we can find a rationale for photography’s status as an art form.<p>Shore is just one of the 18 photographers whose work is on show at London’s Barbican as part of the …

Mary Wong, A Well-Designed Noodle Bar In Eastern Russia - The Fox Is Black

When you think of the locations of fancy ramen bars, Eastern Russia may not be the first place you think of. That’s the location of Mary Wong, a …

Lichtspielhaus Handmade Font Family

The Lichtspielhaus Handmade font family from Typocalypse.<p>You may remember the Lichtspielhaus typeface by German designer Stefan Huebsch of …

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10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

How To Build A Circular Economy That’s Less Wasteful And More Prosperous

Today we have a global economic system that takes virgin resources and ultimately turns them into big piles of waste. Companies are slowly realizing that model won’t cut it anymore.<p>There’s a chart on page 13 of the World Economic Forum’s “circular economy” report that explains why companies are …

7 Architecture Firms Driving Spain’s Public Housing Revolution

As city populations increase across the world, so does the cost of living. For low-income residents, the choices for adequate social housing are often few and far between. Not to mention, much of the typology is defined by towering housing blocks with little character, affecting the quality of life …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Typomoderno, Hans kendrick, Campton

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

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Top 10 shops and attractions in San Francisco for design lovers

Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field<p>Just because the San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is closed for two years for major renovations doesn't mean you can't still enjoy its exhibits – at the Asian Art Museum, at the Legion of Honor, even outdoors. In collaboration with the National Park Service, …

CitizenM Times Square Hotel

When citizenM announced they were opening their first American outpost in Times Square, we were a bit skeptical. After a stay, however, we were happily proven wrong—they've created an oasis in the middle of one of the most chaotic places in the world. From the futuristic-looking rooms to the Google …

Movies in Color

Movies in Color is a site featuring stills from movies along with their corresponding color palettes. Curated by graphic designer named Roxy …

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Articles about coffee break sightglass 20th street san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...<p>In honor of Modernica's 20th anniversary, the company is releasing a new iteration on the classic mid-century fiberglass shell...<p>The MAK Center for Art and Architecture …

Square Meal: Parson’s Chicken & Fish

How did this hip restaurant become Chicago’s hottest patio? Shipping containers helped.<p>When Chicagoans shake off this winter, when they retire hashtags like #ChiBeria and #AntarcDitka and see more of strangers on the street than the three-inch gap between their hat and their scarf, chances are many …

How Mobile Is Bridging Brick and Mortar’s Data Gap

Smart marketers know that offline marketing techniques like in-store promotions, events, and free samples are powerful techniques for delighting customers and driving sales. The challenge? There’s limited data to prove it.<p>Meanwhile, the Internet has spoiled us. Thanks to tools like Google Analytics …

Starbucks’s Disneyland Store Is Surprisingly Classy

Starbucks and Disney have partnered to bring the Seattle coffee chain onto Disney’s worldwide properties. Sorry kids, no teacup rides here.<p>For its new Disneyland outpost, Starbucks had every opportunity to trot out gimmicks. Just imagine: a store façade made to look like a castle, teacups instead …

Kids, Going to Sleep Just Got a Lot More Fun!

With help from designers at Mathy by Bols, it might just be easier to get your kids to go to sleep at night, or at least get them to sleep in their …

Trash & Diamond, Beijing

Last spring, Fang Fang (who studied graphic design and advertising before working as an Art Director for brands including Apple China and Mini) left her prestigious job and partnered with her friend Lin to open the first real second-hand store in Beijing: Trash & Diamond. Fang Fang’s love for old …

Skalgubbar is collection of cut out people for architectural renderings - The Fox Is Black

You know those little people who inhabit architectural renderings? Where the hell do they come from? I know one source now, it’s called Skalgubbar …

When Starchitects Attack: 4 High-Profile Feuds

MoMA’s new expansion isn’t the first commission to cool relations between famous architects.<p>New York’s American Folk Art Museum isn’t the only thing the Museum of Modern Art’s latest redesign is destroying. After months of deliberation over how to make way for MoMA’s proposed expansion, architects …

Researchers Are Totes Studying How Ppl Shorten Words On Twitter

Credit: Mean Girls, NPR<p>Shortening words, swapping them out, giving them different meanings — that's not new. Remember in <i>Mean Girls</i> when the queen bee character, Regina George, berated one of her underlings for trying to make the word "fetch" catch on?<p>Women lead the adoption of clipped words. In …

The future of social housing? Peabody unveils designs by 20 young architects

Leaky concrete towers and warrens of low-rise semis might be what social housing conjures to mind, a stereotype that still clings to the identikit blocks rolled out across post-war Britain, many since left to rot. When we have been lucky enough to see any new social housing built in more recent …

Articles about price wise design 10 affordable houses around globe on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>From clever materials to coastal living, here's what caught …

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The secret to unlocking creativity at the office

Creativity happens when boundaries are crossed.<p>Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams were just small town teachers in Woodland Park, Colorado, when they came up with an idea they believed could change the way many students are taught.<p>They wanted a way to avoid boring lectures and tedious homework. So they …

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