From the moment you hit your alarm clock, you inhabit a world of graphic design … but compared to architecture and fashion, it has a whisperingly low profile. Might plans for a new national centre kick it up a few font sizes?
Asphyxia is an experimental film project by Maria Takeuchi and Frederico Phillips that explores human movement through motion capture technology. The team used two inexpensive Xbox One Kinect sensors to capture the movements of dancer Shiho Tanaka and then rendered the data inside a near photo-realistic environment.
Igor Stokfiszewski, a journalist and activist of the independent socio-political organisation Political Critique, looks at why the recent successes of Polish urban movements seem to indicate that that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
In honor of World Book Day earlier this week, artist Raúl Lemesoff transformed a 1979 Ford Falcon into a Tank Armored with 900 Free Books _ Arma de Instrucción Masiva
Vintage-inspired design has steadily grown in popularity over the last several years and is often misused and/or poorly executed. However, when done right—like the folks from Perky Bros. have done with the Woodland Wine Merchant branding—it has the potential to cause even the staunchest of modernist designers…
Francesca Woodman is probably best remembered for photographs she made of herself in the nude. Small gems of surreal portraiture that transmit an erotic charge, they merged her body with surroundings that sometimes included snakes as bondage gear. She made most of them while still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design…
Acogida, con gran éxito, por primera vez en el MoMA de Nueva York, y tras una itinerancia internacional, llega a España la exposición “Pixar. 25 años de animación” en el CaixaForum Barcelona hasta el 3 de mayo. En 1986, solo unos pocos expertos habían oído hablar de la animación por ordenador. Un cuarto de siglo […]
Oliver Wainwright is the Guardian’s architecture and design critic. Trained as an architect, he has worked for a number of practices, both in the UK and overseas, and written extensively on architecture and design for many international publications. He is also a visiting critic at several architecture schools
uncube is a new digital magazine for architecture and beyond. Against the constant humming of online news feeds, uncube offers a space to breathe. Berlin-based with an international perspective, we care about authorship, curated content, and looking good – with thoughtfully considered and beautifully designed graphics and spreads. uncube combines the ease of the internet […]
Design Envy is a daily blog featuring the best in design today as chosen by a new curator each week. AIGA, the professional association for design, selects the curators, who are encouraged to discover and share examples of design that’s so good, they wish they had done it themselves. Ultimately, Design Envy aims to inspire […]