A powerful op-ed from Jordan Golson @jlgolson: “A MAN MAY DIE, NATIONS MAY RISE AND FALL, BUT AN IDEA LIVES ON. IDEAS HAVE ENDURANCE WITHOUT DEATH.”—JFK
Illustrators and cartoonists around the world are paying tribute to those killed in the terrible shooting that just occurred at the offices of Paris-based satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
I’ve sat in darkened rooms listening to designers delivering verbal renditions of their websites; I’ve lugged home tote bags full of sponsors’ tat (and the occasional item I might actually want); I’ve eaten the soggy breakfast pastries and gulped the anodyne coffee. I’ve also been royally entertained, informed, and stimulated by speakers at the many […]
nestled within the dense residential streets of tokyo, this compact dwelling consists of five horizontally divided spaces, each connected with a narrow winding staircase. designed by the european-based wiel arets architects, the property’s oversized windows comprise two layers of glazing. the first being completely transparent, while the other is of the same relief glass that […]
Since the advent of Pop art in the late 1950s, artists have been tasked with contending with its legacy and implications. Scholars and curators are now looking at the movement with a similar sense of urgency.
Books can be stored beneath the wide steps of this staircase, designed by Zminkowska De Boise Architects to connect the two halves of a split-level living room inside a renovated London flat. London-based Zminkowska De Boise Architects made alterations to the ground floor of a two-storey…
The Paris Opera Ballet takes flight above the French capital. “One can not come and shoot at Palais Garnier without marveling at the architecture, the atmosphere of this glorious theater from 1875,” says the Paris Opera Ballet’s Benjamin Millepied, of the ecstatic architectural-inspired piece directed by Louis de Caunes, featuring dancers Leonore Baulac…
Booooooom is an art blog with a soft spot for hand-made work by unknown people. Booooooom was launched in 2008 by Vancouver-based artist Jeff Hamada, with the hope that it would foster a community of people excited to go out and be creative. It has quickly become one of the largest blogs on the internet, […]
NOWNESS is a video channel showcasing contemporary culture through film. Every day we premiere a new video that gets under the skin of the most influential names across art & design, fashion & beauty, music, culture and food & travel. Launched in 2010, the channel is home to filmmakers and filmmaking, creating digital experiences in […]