In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, […]
This solitary wooden cottage on the Norwegian island of Vega was designed by Swedish studio Kolman Boye Architects to resemble the weather-beaten boathouses that are dotted along the island’s coastline.
Designer Chiu Chih has transformed the disgusting reality of high pollution levels with this stylish breathing apparatus, showcased in some breathtaking photos.
One of the major traps, when talking about type, is mixing up fonts with typefaces or treating them as synonymous. Many a typographic expert has haughtily corrected a beginner for mistakenly using the word font when he or she should have said typeface.
When the vintage Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was first released in the United States in 1985, it looked like a two-tone plastic shoebox.
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes. When it comes to Danish design domination, the unrivaled champ is undoubtedly the almighty plastic brick—Lego.
Connu pour son incroyable travail d’illustrations en papiers découpés, l’artiste Eiko Ojala nous dévoile ces derniers travaux dédiés, le plus souvent à des magazines tel que le New York Times, Dwell, ou encore Ebony.
Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of sustainable fashion design. We’re dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, form, and drape, but also a garment’s social and environmental impact, from the cultivation of its fibers to its use and disposal. Our ethos: To follow the evolution of the apparel […]
Started in 2002, Doobybrain.com is a collection of wonderful, weird, and interesting things gathered together by Herman Yung (that’s me in the video above). I’ve been told that the site is a great waste of time which I suppose isn’t the best thing, but I’ll take it! More importantly, I’m glad you are enjoying the […]
Our mission is simple: to bring you a carefully edited selection of the best architecture, design and interiors projects from around the world. Dezeen was launched at the end of November 2006 and has grown rapidly to become one of the most popular and influential architecture and design blogs on the internet. We now get […]