Vincze Istvan

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A Rare Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli

From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s?</b><br>Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the …

Newark Airport’s New United Terminal Looks Like A Foodie Theme Park

David Rockwell Group’s design includes a beer garden, clam shacks, and more. Will this be the most extravagant airport terminal in America?<p>David Rockwell, the world famous architect who has designed everything from restaurants to Broadway shows to the Academy Awards, has set his sights on …

A Magic Box That Makes Music Out Of Manga

This hand-cranked mechanical device gives Japanese comics a real-time soundtrack.<p>Even in the silent film era, when full orchestras would perform a score live as a movie flickered overhead, we have expected our movies to have sound. Yet we don’t have the same expectations of reading. Why not? Why …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

A Text Message Designed To Stop Texting And Driving

Texting and driving is a modern plague that kills 11 teenagers every day and causes 1.6 million crashes a year. That merely typing LOL or TTYL can result in injuries and death is probably the darkest and most absurd side effect of our nationwide phone addiction. So far, 39 states and D.C. have …

A Look Inside The Hellscape Of One Of The World’s Largest Electronic Waste Dumps

The Agbogbloshie dump in Ghana contains massive piles of toxic e-waste. This is what it’s like inside.<p>Agbogbloshie was named one of the world’s most polluted places in a recent report, and listening to David Fedele you can appreciate why. The Australian filmmaker spent three months at this Ghanaian …

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SwatchMate Lets You Capture Any Color With A Click

Inspired by a colorful mural or fabric? This tiny gadget makes snagging it for later a cinch.<p>It’s happened to the best of us: We’re in a restaurant with stunning upholstery, or a coffee shop with vibrant paint. “That’s the color!” we think. And then we leave and forget about it, never to rekindle …

Euclidean Geometry Meets Mondrian In These Stunning 3-D Paper Sculptures

Helen Friel brings geometry to life through these exquisitely designed paper sculptures.<p>In 1847, an eccentric British mathematician named Oliver Byrne released a new edition of Euclid’s famous mathematical treatise, <i>The Elements of Geometry</i>. Byrne added a rather longwinded but ultimately …

A Lush Line Of Travel Goods, Designed For The Attention Economy

Octovo, a new startup spun out of Ammunition, debuts a collection aimed at focusing your attention where it belongs: on your life.<p>A wallet isn’t a particularly secure way to carry bills. It’s often not even a very functional way to organize your credit cards. But it does offer a convenient way to …