Before a long descent into darkness, the cylindrical Ponte City Apartments began life as a luxurious tribute to growth and wealth in Johannesburg , filled with envy-worthy units looking out in all directions. But after years of decline and false restarts, what direction is next for the highest residential skyscraper on the continent?
Marking his first work in paris, japanese architect sou fujimoto has realized a monumental installation as part of the small nomad house series, set with the tuileries gardens. presented for FIAC — an artistic program which sees the creation of both gallery-based and public creative projects — the floating volumes that comprise ‘many small cubes’ […]
IKEA are known for using their stores to promote their goods (I’m referring of course to the highly successful ad where they filled one of their shops with cats and filmed it) and today they’re back with a new spot to celebrate Hallowe’en.
Los GIF son una expresión artística de primer orden. De hecho, son la primera gran expresión artística de la era de internet. Sí, ha habido intentos anteriores de generar arte con la red: desde las titubeantes primeras experiencias de Roy Ascott, que datan ni más ni menos que de 1983 (algo así como la Antigua […]
Stefano boeri‘s ‘bosco verticale’ has opened its doors to residents, five years after construction started in milan’s emerging porta nuova district. the project, which translates in english as ‘vertical forest’, comprises two landscaped towers that between them contain 113 apartments offering expansive views across the city.
El concurso internacional de diseño James Dyson Award ya tiene sus 20 proyectos semifinalistas, entre los que se cuentan dos trabajos españoles. Se trata del proyecto Rémora (que fue, además, el proyecto ganador de la edición española del concurso), realizado por estudiantes de Elisava, y de Moveker C1, un trabajo desarrollado por un grupo de […]
Desde el 2010, 48H Open House Barcelona se ha convertido en la principal cita de los ciudadanos de Barcelona con la arquitectura más emblemática de la ciudad y también con otra más anónima, pero no menos importante. El programa del festival, que se celebra este próximo fin de semana, permite tener una visión global de […]
Nashville-based artist and illustrator Drew Tyndell creates these looping animations which he paints frame by frame in Photoshop. He was first inspired by a Stan Brakhage piece he encountered at an animation exhibition at the Frist Museum in Nashville.
The sketchbooks of illustrators can provide a look at the process of creation, documentation of daily life, or a peek into an illustrator’s private musings. For some, there is a strong visual link from sketchbook to published art.
We’ve all seen 3D printing take the design world by storm in recent years and in the case of jewelry design, it’s most definitely been a game changer. Here, we take a look back at some of that trailblazing, 3D printed jewelry that’s graced these here interweb pages of Design Milk.
A prolific innovator of techniques and mediums, Robert Rauschenberg’s enthusiasm for popular culture and (with his contemporary Jasper Johns) his rejection of the angst and seriousness of the Abstract Expressionists led him to search for a new way of painting, using materials like dirt, silk, and house paint and vehicles for applying these materials, including […]
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Ready for your daily dose of vitamin D (that’s “D” for design!)? An online magazine dedicated to modern design, Design Milk offers what’s new in art, architecture, interior design, furniture and decor, fashion and technology. Always fresh + never sour, Design Milk fills your thirsty cup to the brim with design finds from around the […]