The following is an open letter from Professors Victor Margolin and Ezio Manzini urging all designers to act and respond to the crisis affecting democracy.
Pioneering philosopher Suzanne Langer on the purpose of art and how abstract thinking gives shape to human emotion…
Iran’s geography consists largely of a central desert plateau, surrounded by mountain ranges. Due to the country being mostly covered by earth, sand, and rock, Iranian architecture makes fantastic use of brick or adobe elements.
A whale and three fish sitting down to a formal dinner of Russian sailors: a print from a series of Japanese cartoons from the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5. In scenes fairly typical of Japanese propaganda for the period, the victorious Japanese forces are shown as valiant heroes while the invading Russians are thin, foolish and […]
Artists added to Wikipedia for the first time included Lygia Clark and Hannah Black.. 6500 Women Artists Get New or Expanded Wikipedia Entries After ‘Edit-a-Thon’. Thanks to the fourth annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, over 6,500 women artists have new or expanded Wikipedia entries.
Hauser & Wirth in #LosAngeles presents the first major exhibition in the city of artist Jason Rhoades, featuring six large-scale installations created between 1994-2006.
D&AD Festival is back for a second year, bringing you the biggest hive-mind of creative excellence across the industry.
“Merce Cunningham: Common Time” at the Walker Art Center shows how the choreographer shaped fields far beyond dance.
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in New York is hosting an exhibition, titled ‘The Listening Dimension’ by renowned Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, on view through April 22, 2017.
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 […]
Hey look, everyone’s favorite professional association for design has its own blog. For the past 100 years, AIGA has celebrated, lauded, applauded, championed, cheered, awarded, supported, and (most of all) loved great design. In the next century we expect to see a lot more, so we’re turning a well-trained eye on the best new work […]
Founded in 2011, The Public Domain Review is an online journal and not-for-profit project dedicated to promoting and celebrating the public domain in all its richness and variety. All works eventually fall out of copyright – from classics works of art to absentminded doodles – and in doing so they enter the public domain, a […]