GRAFF partnered with Studio Lombardo Nespoli and Novara to create a new type of bathroom, Dressage. Made from thermoformed board of Corian® DuPont™ combined with canaletto walnut solid wood, the collection is compact and quite unique.
The UK designers at Astronomika have launched a limited edition screenprint series that they describe as their attempt to draw everything humans have sent into space. They call it 'a growing compendium of beautifully crafted screenprints celebrating the past, present and future of spaceflight'.
Each year, the average American spends nearly 2,000 hours working. For many, that time passes inside the three little walls of a modern cubicle. Writer Nikil Saval explores these odd spaces — how they came to be, how they make us feel — in his new book Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace.
The idea of tolerance in architecture has become a popular point of discussion due to the recent mainstreaming of digital fabrication. The improvements in digital fabrication methods are allowing for two major advancements: firstly, the idea of reducing the tolerance required in construction to a minimum (and ultimately zero) and secondly, mass customisation as a physical reality.
In case you haven't heard, AIGA celebrates its Centennial this year. There have been events and exhibitions since January, with more to come — including the (sold out) Centennial Gala this Friday. Online, AIGA has created CelebrateDesign.org — '100 Years of Design' — where select design works provide historical context alongside interviews with leading designers and significant moments in AIGA’s history.
Yesterday, the Getty added another 77,000 images to the Open Content archive. Of those images, 72,000 come from the Foto Arte Minore collection, a rich gallery of photographs of Italian art and architecture, taken by the photographer and scholar Max Hutzel (1911-1988).
Learning to speak Chinese is a daunting task. There are tens of thousands of characters that take years to master. But Taipei-born, London-based entrepreneur ShaoLan Hsueh wanted to find an easier way to help teach 200 characters required for basic reading comprehension to her own English-speaking children.
When it was built in 1977, Citicorp Center (later renamed Citigroup Center, now called 601 Lexington) was, at 59 stories, the seventh-tallest building in the world. You can pick it out of the New York City skyline by its 45 degree-angled top. But it’s the base of the building that really makes the tower so unique. The bottom nine of its 59 stories are stilts.
You've waited a thousand years, enduring goofy font-laden email and flyer after goofy font-laden email and flyer. But finally justice has prevailed. Behold -- a usurper to the crown of the House Comic has arisen. Now we enter the dawn of the Age of Comic Neue.
It would be difficult to overstate the impact the Mustang had on Ford, on the auto industry and on popular culture. It was more than a car. It was a phenomenon. Few cars are so instantly recognizable, or as widely adored, as the first-generation Mustang.
French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu recently made stops in locations around Germany, Canada, Belgium and France where he shot several aerial views from inside claustrophobic courtyards which he then turned into quirky illustrations.
There's something inherently retrofuturistic about prefab houses, the kind that arrive ready-made, or only require some assembly. But their clean lines and beautiful curves look more striking and beautiful than a lot of buildings of today. Here are the most lovely prefab homes that were ever not built.
This colorful scene isn't a view of a new luxury loft. It's Rabot Towers, an abandoned public housing project in Ghent, Belgium. When the first stage of demolition removed the building's exterior walls, the former blight became an unexpected beauty, captured here by photographer Pieter Lozie.