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2011 Pritzker Laureate Eduardo Souto de Moura facing Unemployment?

2011 Pritzker Laureate Eduardo Souto de Moura facing Unemployment? | D_sign | Scoop.it

Despite being awarded the 2011 Pritzker Prize, Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura has admitted difficulty in finding work.

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Calatrava's City of Arts and Sciences is 'amazing', says George Clooney

Calatrava's City of Arts and Sciences is 'amazing', says George Clooney | D_sign | Scoop.it

George Clooney has heaped praise on Santiago Calatrava's cultural complex in Valencia, which was used as a location in his latest film Tomorrowland.

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Stunning high-altitude night photography of London captured from a helicopter

Stunning high-altitude night photography of London captured from a helicopter | D_sign | Scoop.it

In the latest installment of his AIR series, photographer and filmmaker Vincent Laforet (previously) captured absolutely stunning high-altitude photos of the beauty and chaos of London.

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Masterfully constructed sculptures by Tara Donovan

Masterfully constructed sculptures by Tara Donovan | D_sign | Scoop.it

Tara Donovan uses everyday objects like plastic cups, pencils, or drinking straws to create her amazingly construted large-scale art pieces.

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Images of Lego minifigs caught in funny situations created with everyday items

Images of Lego minifigs caught in funny situations created with everyday items | D_sign | Scoop.it

French photographer Samsofy Pardugato has created an adorable photo series of Lego minifigs caught in humorous situations.

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The 10 architectural masterpieces in Florence

The 10 architectural masterpieces in Florence | D_sign | Scoop.it

Here are the ten most stunning architectural masterpieces in Florence that can’t be missed.

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How Adobe Illustrator revolutionized graphic design

How Adobe Illustrator revolutionized graphic design | D_sign | Scoop.it

Designers would be able to appreciate this video titled 'The Adobe Illustrator Story'.

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Diane Arbus, uncropped: a reading list

Diane Arbus, uncropped: a reading list | D_sign | Scoop.it

Diane Arbus was renowned for photographing people on the margins, such as the mentally challenged, dwarves, giants, sideshow performers, crossdressers, and transsexuals. Was she merely a privileged voyeur of the vulnerable or an unsung champion of sexual and societal minorities? Here are five stories that will help you cut through the controversy.

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The spectacular Seda Monastery in Tibet

The spectacular Seda Monastery in Tibet | D_sign | Scoop.it

Alan Taylor: High in a treeless valley in China's remote Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture lies the largest Tibetan Buddhist school in the world.

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Met exhibition highlights fashion's obsession with Chinese arts

Met exhibition highlights fashion's obsession with Chinese arts | D_sign | Scoop.it

Clothes by McQueen and Galliano feature in an exhibition examining the influence of Chinese culture on arts and fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Kate Koeppel will get all of your media organized

Kate Koeppel will get all of your media organized | D_sign | Scoop.it

Laser-engraved, wooden panels that easily fit between your books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, and other media, helping you to keep things organized.

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Alternative flags for Earth designed by visionaries and hippies

Alternative flags for Earth designed by visionaries and hippies | D_sign | Scoop.it

Katie Collins: Oskar Pernefeldt isn't the only one out there who has had a crack at designing a world flag.

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Brooklyn Museum picks Anne Pasternak as new director

Brooklyn Museum picks Anne Pasternak as new director | D_sign | Scoop.it

Ms. Pasternak, the president of Creative Time, will be the first woman to head one of New York City’s encyclopedic art museums.

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Spotlight: Walter Gropius

Spotlight: Walter Gropius | D_sign | Scoop.it

One of the most highly regarded architects of the 20th century, Walter Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was one of the founding fathers of Modernism, and the founder of the Bauhaus, the German 'School of Building' that embraced elements of art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and typography in its design, development and production.

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This is the world's most persuasive font

This is the world's most persuasive font | D_sign | Scoop.it

Errol Morris is a writer and filmmaker who once set a New York Times quiz with a secret purpose: to test the most trustworthy typeface.

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Robert Debbane's 3D-printed lamps

Robert Debbane's 3D-printed lamps | D_sign | Scoop.it

Exploring the relationship between traditional art and 3D printing, Robert Debbane has realized a series of lighting for Wanted Design Fair during New York Design Week 2015.

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Mix and match: Stephen Posen's latest book of juxtaposing photographs

Mix and match: Stephen Posen's latest book of juxtaposing photographs | D_sign | Scoop.it
Strands of blonde hair over the shoulder of a cherry red sweater, the zig-zag of an airplane pillow wedged between woman and window: this is all we see of the passenger seated in the row ahead. Yet the photographer of this image, New York artist Stephen Posen, thickens the plot by pairing it with something completely different in his most recent book release.
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A Copenhagen museum's cabinet of lost noses

A Copenhagen museum's cabinet of lost noses | D_sign | Scoop.it

Hidden within Copenhagen’s Glyptotek art museum is a curious cabinet filled with 100 plaster noses. Visitors who find it stare in wonder as a single body part has been arranged so meticulously that it would appear to be its own work of art. In reality, they’ve come face to face with the Nasothek, a piece of commentary on the history of art preservation.

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New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear | D_sign | Scoop.it

With summer fast approaching, London's Fashion and Textile Museum has opened its doors to a new exhibition that explores over 100 years of stylish swimwear, from bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis.

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Book by Its Cover: deft doodling

Book by Its Cover: deft doodling | D_sign | Scoop.it

John Foster: Book by Its Cover was created in 2006 by illustrator Julia Rothman as a way to showcase her book collection. The site evolved over the years and today it serves to be an active and unique repository for the art of book and book cover design, something Design Observer has long championed by sponsoring 50 Books/50 Covers each year.

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The last of the Samurai: beautiful hand-colored photographs of the warriors and their courtesans

The last of the Samurai: beautiful hand-colored photographs of the warriors and their courtesans | D_sign | Scoop.it

A selection of Felice Beato’s rare hand-colored photographs will be on display at the London Photographic Fair 23rd-24th May.

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6 important reasons to be wary of city rankings, ranked

6 important reasons to be wary of city rankings, ranked | D_sign | Scoop.it

Aarian Marshall: A list-based guide to looking beyond the listicle.

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The top 5 Milan Expo pavilions

The top 5 Milan Expo pavilions | D_sign | Scoop.it

Romanian photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu has shared his photos of the Expo Milan, along with his ranking of the top 5 pavilions.

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A rocking chair reinvented for new moms

A rocking chair reinvented for new moms | D_sign | Scoop.it

Alegre Design decided to take a look at the everyday rocking chair and reinvent it to benefit new moms, offering a cozy spot to feed their babies.

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Artist transforms kids drawings into plush toys

Artist transforms kids drawings into plush toys | D_sign | Scoop.it

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn.

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