I love these little design booklets by Turkish designer, Volkan Olmez. They were created for presentation at the Turkish Society of Graphic Designers. Each colourful pocket size book describes a common design term such as Amorphous, Contour, Transform or Vector.
Visitors to a fashion film exhibition in Milan organised by arts website POSTmatter were able to manipulate imagery on giant displays using movement and gestures (+ movie). (more…)
You know those desks you see in magazines and on design sites—the immaculate ones with not a cable in sight? I don't have a desk like that, and my clients don't, either. We have laptops, whose power cables slither to the floor when we unplug them. My clients often have desks which don't face the […]
Opinion: a Le Corbusier design for a customisable house inspired by the devastation of Flanders during the First World War has haunted architecture ever since, says Justin McGuirk. (more…)
Artist Alyson Shotz created these unusual picket fences solely from mirrors, raising questions about the actual need of…
This April one of Paris’ infamous covered markets will reopen its doors to the public after 11 years of painstaking restoration. The Carreau du Temple had considerable importance for the Paris working classes for a century, and its stalls, where silk items, carpets, household fabrics and fashion accessories could all be bought, inspired writers who […]
It's like the Tinder of typography.Deciding upon a single typeface to get your point across is easy, but figuring out which typefaces match is something even design experts often get wrong. How do you find the chocolate to Perpetua's peanut butter then, or the goose to Garamond's gander? You put them through the paces of […]
File under “when awesome people collaborate”: We were pretty beside ourselves last week when the news floated our way that not only was the terrific Melbourne art and design shop Third Drawer Down opening a second location but that its exterior was going to be hand-painted by Camille Walala, the French-born, London–based graphic designer and […]
A new exhibition celebrates the “King of Chairs” on the centennial of his birth.”If only you could design just one good chair in your life,” famed Danish designer Hans Wegner was quoted as saying in 1952. “But you simply cannot.”Read Full Story
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