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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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Curve architecture on House Holman by Durbach Block Jaggers | DesignLike

Curve architecture on House Holman by Durbach Block Jaggers | DesignLike | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
House Holman is a curve architecture designed by Durbach Block Jaggers which represents a masterpiece futuristic conception architectural design (Aga bu nedir ?
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The Forgotten Ford Logo by Paul Rand

The Forgotten Ford Logo by Paul Rand | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Back 1966 Paul Rand was commissioned by Henry Ford II to rethink his grandfather's company identity. The goal was pretty straightforward, to modernize the scripted oval Ford logo, and as you can see above, that has been successfully accomplished.
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A good reminder to designers, writers, artists, creative professionals. We remember the great successes like the one about Paul Rand being hired by Steve Jobs but I had never heard about this one involving Ford.

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Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter - Watch the Full Documentary Film | American Masters | PBS

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter - Watch the Full Documentary Film | American Masters | PBS | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Charles and Ray Eames are now profiled as part of American Masters. A film by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey. Narrated by James Franco. Watch the full program here on the American Masters Web site.
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http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/charles-ray-eames-the-architect-and-the-painter/watch-the-full-documentary-film/1950/

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Chasen Residence / In Situ Studio

Chasen Residence / In Situ Studio | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Architects: In Situ Studio Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Contractor: Axiom Green Build Cabinet Maker: Dopko Cabinetry Energy Modeling: (Chasen Residence / In Situ Studio - http://t.co/hdbwaUUr...
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Old Red Barn

Old Red Barn | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Old Red Barn at the 17mile House Farm Park, Colorado. (Old Red Barn at the 17mile House Farm Park, Colorado.
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Old is often beautiful and filled with nostalgia.

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Architecture for the Apocalypse (Now)

Architecture for the Apocalypse (Now) | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
In 1945, the United States dropped 2 nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Apocalyptic architecture, now.

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waaaat? | YEAR IN REVIEW: Our Staff's Picks for the Best Art We Saw This Year

waaaat? | YEAR IN REVIEW: Our Staff's Picks for the Best Art We Saw This Year | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Maurizio Cattelan's retrospective, "All", at the Guggenheimby BLOUIN ARTINFOPublished: December... (#ArtInfo: YEAR IN REVIEW: Our Staff's Picks for the Best Art We Saw This Year...
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Some call it art, some call it ______?

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Currey & Co. Expands Atlanta, Dallas Showrooms - Home Furnishings Business

Currey & Co. Expands Atlanta, Dallas Showrooms - Home Furnishings Business | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Currey & Co. Expands Atlanta, Dallas Showrooms
Home Furnishings Business
Jobs · Webinars · About Us / Contact Us · About Us Contact Us Advertising Info List Rental Rights & Reprint. Advertisement.
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‘African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde’ at the Met

‘African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde’ at the Met | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Masks in Malvin Gray Johnson’s painting “Negro Masks” (1932). (Librado Romero/The New York Times) It’s easy to take for granted just how quickly art travels today, whether by JPEG or shipping crate...
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Art at the Met

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End of the year through art via social media

End of the year through art via social media | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet (RT @buffyandrews: #endoftheworld #art found via social media Some good stuff:) #SM #Mayans #2013 #FUN!! http://t.co/MpMlvAHJ)
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Art and social media.

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How To Get Guests to Recycle at Your Holiday Party - Earth911.com

How To Get Guests to Recycle at Your Holiday Party - Earth911.com | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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A great idea especially at office parties. So much waste.

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Recycling as avant-garde art. The re-use of existing materials can lead to amazing creations. It also reduces the amount of garbage.
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After Newtown, Architects Weigh School Design Changes

After Newtown, Architects Weigh School Design Changes | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Mark Simon, a founding partner of Centerbrook Architects and Planners, agrees. “I think [bars and other fortifying techniques] send the wrong message to both kids and teachers,” he says.
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Do schools have to become prisons to protect our children?

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Why Is This Museum Shaped Like a Tub?

Why Is This Museum Shaped Like a Tub? | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Michael Kimmelman reviews the new addition to the Stedelijk Museum by Benthem Crouwel Architects.
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Why IS this museum shaped like a tub?

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An Offbeat History of Wrapping Paper

An Offbeat History of Wrapping Paper | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Jude Stewart on the origins, and the many permutations, of holiday gift wrap — from founding of Hallmark to the furoshiki of Japan
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I love wrapping paper. Here's a treat in case you do too.

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Rendering / CLOG

Rendering / CLOG | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Every month, the publication CLOG takes on “a single subject particularly relevant to architecture now.” It’s not a quick look at something trendy, (Rendering / CLOG - http://t.co/7LLHXSc8 - #styleofdesign)...
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A serious look at architecture.

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Our creativity comes from without, not from...

Our creativity comes from without, not from... | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
“Our creativity comes from without, not from within. We are not self-made. We are dependent on one another, and admitting this to ourselves isn’t an embrace of mediocrity and derivativeness.
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I agree and I disagree. We each have our own spark of creativity. It can be nurtured, encouraged, and even destroyed by others.

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INSPIRE Magazine • WOMEN.ART.CREATIVITY...

INSPIRE Magazine • WOMEN.ART.CREATIVITY... | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
WOMEN.ART.CREATIVITY http://blackicebell.tumblr.com 18-15n-77-30w: divalocity: Muse of the Moment: Samira Carvalho 18° 15’ N, 77° 30’ W (via womenofcolor) (WOMEN.ART.CREATIVITYhttp://blackicebell.tumblr.com...
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There is always a place for beautiful art.

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Android Developers Blog: Localize Your Promotional Graphics on ...

Android Developers Blog: Localize Your Promotional Graphics on ... | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Posted by Ellie Powers, Product Manager on the Google Play team. Google Play is your way to reach millions and millions of Android users around the world. In fact, since the start of 2011, the number of countries where you ...
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Soviet Union's avant-garde architecture — Lost At E Minor: For ...

Soviet Union's avant-garde architecture — Lost At E Minor: For ... | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
We Heart 6 Soviet Union's avant garde architecture. We Heart Soviet Union's avant garde architecture. We Heart 4 Soviet Union's avant garde architecture. We Heart 3 Soviet Union's avant garde architecture.
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The avant-garde in architecture.

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The kids are alright by ~General-RADIX on deviantART

The kids are alright by ~General-RADIX on deviantART | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Worked off-and-on this for a few days (sometimes whilst tired, and I think it shows). Largely an exercise of designing offspring that weren't clones of ...
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DC Artist Takes A Different Drug Everyday and Does a Self-Portrait ...

DC Artist Takes A Different Drug Everyday and Does a Self-Portrait ... | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
D.C. is full of pretty interesting, creative, avant-garde artists that test the limits of human self-perception and expression. Bryan Lewis Saunders definitely falls into that category, but in a much more extreme way.
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Testing the limits of creative self-expression, indeed.

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