“A hundred years ago I would be taking photographs of a city. Now I can represent the city through 2 million Instagram photos. Thinking about landscape paintings in Impressionism, Fauvism, or even Cubism, how could I represent nature today through the contributions of millions of people?”. Painting with Data: A Conversation with Lev Manovich. As […]
His work is unsettling as well as provoking. He had a thing for pornography and he experimented with his medium in any possible way. He was a true Californian artist and today, almost eight years after his death, his work is all the hype thanks to a curator and a designer, a museum and a […]
We might be living in the digital age, but the UK’s handmade graphic arts scene is flourishing. That’s according to director Anthony Peters and design collective Look and Yes, who are producing a feature length film – Made You Look – investigating the DIY landscape in our hyper digital age.
In the field of luxury design, from fashion to cars, a brand has to be immediately recognized. We need to see, or have others see, the valuable brand identity of the product you own. It’s the essence of conspicuous consumption.
Helsinki-based agency Prakt were brought on board to design the identity for the tenth anniversary of the Mikkeli Illustration Triennial in Finland – no mean feat for an agency whose instinct might be to turn to illustration to get their message across.
California-based The 3% Conference roped in various creative directors to share their thoughts on the role in the following short. From being “the punching bag and lighthouse” to hiring individuals who are more talented than themselves, find out about the characteristics a great creative director should possess.
For designers, there’s a point early in the design process when you just need to put hand to paper and start brainstorming—fast. LayUp, a forthcoming iPad app for Adobe’s Creative Cloud, promises to let designers do just that.
The legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games is still very much alive in East London. After the success of the event itself, which many of the famously cynical Londoners had assumed would cause traffic chaos and be a waste of money, the pride felt when all went well is still evident today.
Paul Huf, Fashion portrait of Rita Loonen, 1961 Modern Times. Photography in the 20th Century Running from 1 November 2014 – 11 January 2015, “Modern Times. Photography in the 20th Century” will be the Rijksmuseum’s first ever photography exhibition to showcase the outstanding collection of 20,000 20th-century works that it has amassed since deciding in […]
The Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre hold out hope for an unlikely and uninteresting neighborhood.
Conceived as an idea in the summer of 2013 and launched 12 months later, TYPORN is an online platform for the Typophile Generation. Showcasing outstanding typographic works, featuring inspiring stories about the letterforms that matter, premiering breaking news and interviewing exceptional type designers from around the globe, TYPORN is a curated portfolio for the discerning […]