Meeting Architecture, the British School at Rome’s programme, will this year continue to focus on the relationship between architecture and some of the other creative processe.
An urban meeting place where children from different backgrounds help each other to push (overstep) their physical boundaries.
“Matisse: The Cut-Outs,” a show at the Museum of Modern Art, will give you as much aesthetic pleasure as you can stand and then some. When Matisse is at his best, the exquisite frictions of his color, his line, and his pictorial invention—licks of a cat’s tongue—overwhelm perception, at which point enjoyment sputters into awe.
Chinese tech giant Baidu is developing a set of smart chopsticks that relay information concerning food safety. The intelligent utensils feature sensors that light up red if they detect an ingredient or substance that may be dangerous to the diner’s health, or blue if the food is safe.
Our month of Back To School features is on a bit of a roll now and we’ve found there’s a particular appetite for advice from creatives who have been there, done that and maybe even got the t-shirt! So following on from last week’s feature with Sagmeister, Carol Morley, Johnny Kelly and Jon Burgerman, here’s […]
Maxim Scherbakov of design studio Plan-S23 created the Sputnik-5 coffee table so that small plants or herbs can grow inside it. The structure and the name of the table is inspired by the Soviet satellite that first took living objects into space and returned them safely to Earth.
No tool in existence protects your anonymity on the Web better than the software Tor, which encrypts Internet traffic and bounces it through random computers around the world. But for guarding anything other than Web browsing, Tor has required a mixture of finicky technical setup and software tweaks.
Descend underground into London’s subway system, and “Mind the Gap” is everywhere. It’s spelled out in tiles on the edge of the platform, it’s announced through the loudspeakers, and it’s probably splashed across a tourist’s t-shirt. But sometime around 2020, the actual gap—the dangerous space between the train and the platform that prompted the transit […]
Maps are more than a measure of space; they are also records of how humans have understood, examined, and reconsidered the earth throughout history. In his new book, Great Maps, Jerry Brotton uses over 60 milestones to guide us through our cartographic heritage.
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