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An exploration of avant-garde, manual, digital and 3D design, crafts, graphics, typography, architecture, interiors, furniture, furnishings, , street art and Rock 'n' Roll.
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Here's The Print Ad From Google That Won A $1 Million Prize

Here's The Print Ad From Google That Won A $1 Million Prize | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
And it was an all-text ad.
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VEry clever ad. $1 million to Google is like $100 to someone else for advertising, I would surmise.

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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei is Missing

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei is Missing | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei is the brave and controversial Chinese artist who has been missing and kept under "residential surveillance" for six weeks now, arrested boarding a plane in Beijing for Hong Kong on April 3.
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Ai Weiwei was missing andis now in prison.

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Are You Still A Good Graphic Designer? How Not To Get Outdated | Creativeoverflow

Are You Still A Good Graphic Designer? How Not To Get Outdated | Creativeoverflow | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Are you still a good graphic designer? Most of us would answer “yes.” But even formally trained graphic designers should be critical of themselves and answer the question honestly.
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Are you still a good graphic designer?

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The 7 Styles of Online Learning | Creativity and learning

The 7 Styles of Online Learning | Creativity and learning | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social, solitary. As an online educator, teacher, consultant, facilitator you probably wonder what kind of the 7 styles of learning are the most effective for your audience.
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Another perspective on learning.

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How Do Schools Kill Creativity

Must-Watch, then judge! Do Schools kill creativity? Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that n...
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Do schools kill creativity?And if so, how? This IS a must watch video.

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How the simple planning diagram has shaped our cities

How the simple planning diagram has shaped our cities | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
A new exhibition charts how these powerful abstract drawings have defined the nature of urban development
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How can a diagram shape our cities?

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Finding Sandler

Finding Sandler | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Everyone can probably think of hard decision they had to make in their lives, and has wondered what might have happened if they’d gone the other way. David Cohen is no different. He made a to...
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A good story.

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School Design May Affect a Child’s Grades

School Design May Affect a Child’s Grades | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
A study of school design has discovered that school layouts can influence a child’s development by as much as 25 percent, positively or negatively.
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The sociological influences architecture has.

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Salvador Dalí's Real Masterpiece: The Logo For Chupa Chups Lollipops

Salvador Dalí's Real Masterpiece: The Logo For Chupa Chups Lollipops | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Salvador Dalí, the wacky surrealist known for his signature pointy mustache and painting melting clocks, was also graphic designer behind the classic Chupa Chups--an enduringly sweet, bright rendition of a daisy.The Catalan lollipop made its first...
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Salvador Dali, the logo designer

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Art from Recycled Materials: 25 Creative Examples

Art from Recycled Materials: 25 Creative Examples
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Reduce, ReUse, Recycle.

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In Colour.

Featuring Brett Weinstein and Max Barten. Music: "12k" by LA Beatz -------------------------------------------------- Video by Afflux Club 2013 Drew Perlmutter Bobby…
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Ah ... heaven

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In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012 | LightBox | TIME.com

In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012 | LightBox | TIME.com | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
TIME pauses to remember the photographers we lost in 2012.
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They seemed to live long lives for the most part.

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What All Artists Need To Know by Richard Walter

Richard Walter is an author, educator, screenwriter, commentator, consultant and chairman of the University of California, Los Angeles graduate program in sc... (RT @cosmosherry: Like this! A realist RT @filmcourage: Depressed over your work?
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An interview with Richard Walter.

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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Courts Controversy on All Fronts

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Courts Controversy on All Fronts | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei is the brave and controversial Chinese artist who has been running into trouble on all fronts lately.
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More about Ai Weiwei

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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Uses 760 Bicycles to Create Massive Sculpture

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Uses 760 Bicycles to Create Massive Sculpture | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
The controversial and outspoken artist's latest work comments on over-consumption, mobility, mass production, and human labor.
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I thought the Chinese needed bicycles for transportation.

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Tate Modern scores record visitors

Tate Modern scores record visitors | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
A record 5.3 million people visit Tate Modern in London in 2012, up 9.5% on 2011, the gallery says.
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People like art.

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13 unsung gems of Tulsa architecture include Pythian, Sinclair buildings - Tulsa World

13 unsung gems of Tulsa architecture include Pythian, Sinclair buildings - Tulsa World | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
13 unsung gems of Tulsa architecture include Pythian, Sinclair buildings Tulsa World The architecture of Tulsa ranges from the ornate to the sedate, from nationally known Art Deco masterworks like the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church to the...
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The architecture of Tulsa, Oklahoma. I think FLW designed some buildings there.

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12 reasons to choose creativity over despair - Holy Kaw!

12 reasons to choose creativity over despair - Holy Kaw! | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
RT @GuyKawasaki: 12 reasons to choose creativity over despair http://t.co/AZLAqkEM
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Let's see these 12 reasons.

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The Buildings of Socialism

The Buildings of Socialism | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Rediscovering Modernism Behind the Iron Curtain
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Soviet Modernism 1955 - 1991: Unknown Histories

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Copyrighting Color: How (And Why) To Do It

Copyrighting Color: How (And Why) To Do It | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
  Marketing studies suggest that over 80% of visual information is related to colour. Seem unlikely? Try and picture the following in your mind: Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Cadbury and O2. Roughly 9...
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I think this is a bit bizarre.

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Blind architect finds inspiration in loss

Blind architect finds inspiration in loss | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Architects rely on imagination to help them see a building even before it's built. For Chris Downey that skill is essential. He designed buildings for 20 years, but then he lost his eyesight.
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You don't have to see it to believe it.

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30 Examples of Perfect Color Combinations In Logo Design | Design Superstars

30 Examples of Perfect Color Combinations In Logo Design | Design Superstars | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
In this article you can see a collection of 30 superb examples of cool color combinations in logo design.
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Logos as art and perfect color balance.

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SALE Aquamarine Crystal Earrings - March Birthstone - Blue - Swarovski Crystal - Sterling Silver

SALE Aquamarine Crystal Earrings - March Birthstone - Blue - Swarovski Crystal - Sterling Silver | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Lovely aquamarine swarovski crystal earrings accented with sterling silver. I designed these one of a kind blue crystal earrings with 16mm
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Just lovely.

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In Colour.

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Ahhhhhhh!

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Selected Highlights

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Selected Highlights | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
works of art
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One of my all time favorite artists. So colorful, lyrical, luscious and expressive.

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