There's an entirely new direction for materials coming to life—specifically, a hybrid that combines the best of non-living matter with living matter. Sounds sci-fi, but it's here and it's quite promising. Researchers at MIT have found a way to coax E. Coli bacteria to latch onto inorganic materials in order to create a much more […]
Glance at the bookshelf of many an art or architecture historian and you're likely to see something designed by Muriel Cooper (1925-1994)—if not the cover or layout of a particular tome, then the distinctive seven-bar logo of the MIT Press.
When the bicycle was first invented, there was a period of great innovation and change as various bike makers tried to get things just right.
Opinion: as the market for design education explodes and schools struggle to keep up, we need to work out what a designer actually is and what they need to learn says Lucas Verweij. (more…)
Inspired by nomadic culture, these shelters can open and close according to the weather and are powered by the sun.
by Stephanie OrmaVirtual creative agencies share six strategies for office-free success. For an industry built around forward-thinking ideas and a universe of inventive minds, you’d think someone would’ve reimagined the traditional creative firm long ago. Sure, offices have gotten facelifts, spaces are more open and cubicle walls have been lowered. But for the most part, […]
Matjaž Tančič es un fotógrafo de moda procedente de la ciudad de Liubliana, Eslovenia. Matjaž inició su carrera como fotoperiodista en un magazine llamado Mladina Magazine, pero después de trasladarse a Londres comenzó a cambiar su visión sobre el mundo de la fotografía. Se graduó en el London College of Fashion y comenzó a trabajar […]
the anatomy of a soaring residential skyscraper adopts the form of the 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the greek goddess nike.The post vasily klyukin envisions winged victory of samothrace tower appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Founded in 2007, It’s Nice That is a publishing platform that encompasses several different online, print and events offerings as part of its mission of championing creativity across the art and design world. The website – which is updated daily with at least nine new articles – attracts a loyal, international readership of around 350,000 […]
Founded in 1959, Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication. Whether in print or online, CA’s editorials, feature articles and the annual competitions it sponsors provide new ideas and information, while promoting the […]
Each month Art in America, the world’s premiere art magazine, provides in-depth coverage of the global, and often controversial, art scene. Every issue contains articles on both respected and rising talents, and reviews of current exhibitions around the world. Each subscription to Art in America includes the “Annual Guide to Museums, Galleries & Artists,” published […]