Susan Clements

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One Bedroom, Desert View: A Tiny Casita in Mexico, Swimming Pool Included

Near a remote stretch of beach in the surfers’ paradise of Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, Mexico sits a tiny concrete casita with a swimming pool, …

Swimming Pools

A century of National Geographic infographics – in pictures

From the deepest caves to the far reaches of space, National Geographic has been bringing the mysteries of the world – and beyond – to coffee tables since 1888

Infographics

A different kind of Paper Packaging!

If you’ve spent enough time looking up designs on the internet, you’ve seen this kind of chair somewhere. Paper is a pretty tough material when …

Modular Pop-up Studio Space for Artists and Makers

Designed by London architects <b>Jonas Prišmontas</b> and <b>Tomaso Boano</b>, ‘Minima Moralia’ is a critical installation, a manifesto of social hope with no political intention. Referencing T. Adorno’s 1951 masterpiece, it investigates and reflects our damaged lives in current London conditions. the project offers tiny, cellular pop-up spaces to be inhabited by designers, sculptors, painters, musicians and other creatives alike. It is a programmatic vision for London’s backyards and interstitial spaces. …

Pacific ocean cool: when American Arts and Crafts met Japanese modernism

A few months before his death in 2012, photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto requested that his 1974 series on architects Greene and Greene be exhibited in California. The Museum of Art, Kochi, the series’s current home in Japan, is not a lending institution and none of the collection has ever been …

Architecture

Surreal Hybrid Speaker/Lamp Thunders Like a Cloud

Artist and designer Richard Clarkson’s latest iteration of ‘Cloud’ is a nod to the DIY maker community.<p>The thundercloud—what is it but an audiovisual show in thin air? Artist and designer Richard Clarkson takes this quite literally with <i>Cloud</i>, an interactive lamp and speaker system designed to mimic …

A Short History of the GIF #ArtTuesday

Short, witty, this short history of the GIF drops some of the highlights – via HUH. Directed by Sean Pecknold in association with SmartWater and …

This Brutal World

How do crude and unsympathetic concrete structures appeal to human hearts around the globe? Graphic designer Peter Chadwick (founder of London-based studio A Popular Space) attempts to explain his fervent love for Brutalism not through too many words but, like the architecture movement itself, with …

Architecture

Watch Dancing Bodies Merge and Multiply

Steven Briand’s film ‘Chimera’ creates the effect of many dancers sharing one body.<p>Dance is mesmerizing enough all by itself, but the short film <i>Chimera,</i> directed by Steven Briand and choreographedby Cathy Ematchoua, makes the art form all the more eye-catching by cutting together multiple …

Virus trading cards

This week I made a set of virus trading cards! Viruses are surprisingly symmetrical, and I love them because they remind me of a biological version …

Ryan McGinness Explores #metadata

What we have always loved about Ryan McGinness is that he loves to break things down. He breaks down the idea of the painting, the idea of the artist …

Metadata

Books Now - Open Call

Exhibition held at Arebyte Gallery, London, is creating a library of books made up of Facebook profiles, and is allowing anyone to contribute their …

These Architectural Landmark Animations Are Perfect

Find out what all your favorite buildings are really thinking<p>Animator and illustrator Michael William Lester created this series of little animations that capture the personalities of a bunch of famous architectural landmarks, and, to put it simply, they are delightful. Not only are they simple and …

Dwell

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Home Tours

"And Vinyly" Offers To Turn Your Cremains Into LPs

Ashes to ashes, dub to dub<p>Is your vinyl addiction terminal? For the aurally-inclined there's a tasteful alternative to caskets or urns (or diamonds …

Drum And Bass

Mondrian pong

Happytoast made this amazing thing for B3ta's video game art challenge. Someone make it into a real game, plz?<p><b>Update:</b> here's a playable version!</i> …

The Grass Is Greener: Calfee Design Bamboo Fixed Gear

The dust of the 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show has settled, and everyone involved is slowly getting back into routine. One of the more interesting bikes from the show was this bamboo Gates belt-driven fixed gear by California’s Calfee Design.<p>Craig Calfee is somewhat of a visionary. He …

Why I Like to Instagram the Sky

The real meaning of a plain blue square.<p>For the past few years, I have made a regular habit of photographing and posting to my Instagram account a type of picture I call Sky Gradients. Each of these is an abstract picture of a square blue swath of sky that I take with my phone whenever the sky is …

Spike Your Afterlife with These Spirited Urns

Let these pre-Hispanic ceramic urns commemorate pointed lives.<p>The wildly colorful spiked urns known as <i>MT Objects</i> make honoring life after death the ultimate art object. With pastel color combinations and organic shapes taken from nature, Mexico City-based designers Tony Moxham and Maurcio Paniagua …

The Museum Of Sex’s New Identity Is Sophisticated, Not Salacious

How do you sell a museum about sex—without actually using sex?<p>Sex sells—but how do you sell a museum <i>about</i> sex? Such was the challenge for Base Design, which recently completed a new identity for the Museum of Sex in New York City.<p>“The big question was how can we recontextualize the word sex,” Min …

[Exclusive] Inside Scorpion Dagger's Real-Life GIF Book

Renaissance GIFs are now running wild IRL.<p>No Renaissance painting is safe from GIF artist James Kerr, a.k.a. Scorpion Dagger, who has spent the last three years cutting up images of nobles, Greek deities, and religious icons to create tickling animations about fast cars, selfies, and the trials and …

Artist Creates Glorious Monochromatic Gifs

The Gif is elevated to art by Laurène Bolgio. We love Gifs, as anyone who follows our twitter and Facebook pages well knows. These Gifs are the …

New Bicycle Prototype Challenges Wheel-Ratio Ergonomic Design

Could this become the new norm for bicycles?<p>Bicycles have been around since the 19th century (the first bicycle, known as the Draisine, was built in Germany in 1817), and thanks to innovations in technology and engineering techniques, modern designs of the popular two-wheeled vehicle have remained …

Ergonomics

Sandra Plantos' abstract concrete shoes purposefully prevent movement

Irish footwear designer Sandra Plantos has created a collection of shoes that are too heavy to walk in (+ movie).<p>Plantos designed the Presence shoes …

Playful Illustrated Maps From Heretic and Kingdom Collective

With the saturation of Google Maps, Apple Maps and apps like Citymapper, the visualization of physical spaces is no longer much of an artistic process. Instead, it’s usually just a question of pure functionality. This leaves the field wide open for more innovative and unusual takes on city …

New York City

Sculptures Reveal the Inner Anatomies of Beloved Childhood Toys

When artist Jason Freeny lost his job as an industrial designer, he began carving the inner anatomies of famous toys. After months of unemployment, the talented creator turned to sculpting during a time of financial desperation. He decided to buy the character Dunny from Kidrobot, cut it open, fill …

Sculpture

Trippy Animated Gifs by Hayden Zezula – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

GIF Animations

Design Museum's bike exhibition is a dream for all who love two wheels

Machines on which Eddy Merckx, Bradley Wiggins and others broke world records are shown alongside BMX, urban and cargo bikes at Cycle Revolution in London<p>The first wall of the Design Museum’s exhibition on the art of the bicycle is something of a waking dream for fans of all things shiny and …

Cycling