David Chipperfield’s “Nobelhuset” is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of 11 famous architects who submitted proposals for the future Nobel Center.
Areally well done cinemagraph is really cool, but add a nice ingredient to this, like a complete illustrated cinemagraph, and we’re talking about an amazing piece of art, like these by artist Rebecca Mock.
How is your new year’s resolution to read more and write better holding up? After tracing the fascinating story of the most influential writing style guide of all time and absorbing advice on writing from some of modern history’s most legendary writers(…)
American architect Steven Holl has completed his new building for the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, where its geometric matte-glass exterior stands in contrast to the decorative sandstone facade of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece across the street.
Sports giant Nike has unveiled a new collection of sneakers that are made from cork. Designed as part of its NIKEiD Air Force 1 series, customers can choose to have their shoes in either dark or light colored cork.
One of the most popular wearable medical inventions so far might be the Band-Aid. A flexible strip that heals our cuts and burns and yet never slows us down. Well imagine if the band-aid could diagnose a problem and release therapeutic drugs hidden inside nanoparticles.
Roughly 25 years ago, it took five full workdays to view the amount of information we now observe in 24 hours. Due to this increase of information, our minds have become very proficient at tuning out to prevent an information overload – making us lazy observers.
The Business of Fashion has gained a global following as an essential daily resource for fashion creatives, executives and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries. It is frequently described as “indispensable,” “required reading” and “an addiction.” Founded in 2007 by Imran Amed, a fashion business advisor, writer and digital entrepreneur, The Business of Fashion began as […]
designboom is the leading independent publication for key contemporary issues and critique of all aspects of art, architecture and design, especially those topics which enrich the dialogue between creative professionals, industry and society. the milan-based, free internet resource offers photo reports from major international design shows, architecture and art exhibitions; interviews and portraits of the […]
Brain Pickings is the brain child of Maria Popova, an interestingness hunter-gatherer and curious mind at large, who has also written for Wired UK, The New York Times, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. Brain Pickings is a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the […]