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Warhol's greatest album covers

Warhol's greatest album covers | D_sign | Scoop.it

Andy Warhol may be most famous for silk-screening soup cans, making boring home movies and getting shot, but some of the late artist's most popular work probably resides in your record collection.

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Park life: a new tome explores the grounds of Philip Johnson's Glass House

Park life: a new tome explores the grounds of Philip Johnson's Glass House | D_sign | Scoop.it

Maureen Cassidy-Geiger's 'The Philip Johnson Glass House: Architect in the Garden' explores the genesis of the iconic modernist build.

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Has cardboard architecture's moment finally arrived?

Has cardboard architecture's moment finally arrived? | D_sign | Scoop.it

This home doesn't need a foundation. It's vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it's made out of paper.

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The art of science fiction: exhibition explores the future of space, cloning and genetics

The art of science fiction: exhibition explores the future of space, cloning and genetics | D_sign | Scoop.it

Science-fiction artist Lucy McRae uses her artwork to give a glimpse of the future.

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Clock shows graphic representation of time

Clock shows graphic representation of time | D_sign | Scoop.it

Time Pattern is a wall clock that does away with the typical tick marks and numbers we normally use when telling time.

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A complete digitization of the 1960s magazine Avant Garde

A complete digitization of the 1960s magazine Avant Garde | D_sign | Scoop.it
From John Lennon's erotic lithographs to Marilyn Monroe's last photos.
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What makes a memorable image?

What makes a memorable image? | D_sign | Scoop.it

Stuart Franklin has photographed conflict, nature and people. He discusses what makes a memorable image.

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Legendary art director George Lois on judging the Wallpaper* Design Awards

Legendary art director George Lois on judging the Wallpaper* Design Awards | D_sign | Scoop.it

The advertising and graphic design titan George Lois is best known for telling the world how easy it is to work a Xerox machine (a monkey could do it), turning a then-floundering MTV into a pop-cultural phenomenon, inspiring the character of Don Draper in Mad Men and creating a decade’s worth of groundbreaking US Esquire magazine covers, 38 of which are in the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

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Robert Mapplethorpe's fascination with male nudes explored in a third LA show | look

Robert Mapplethorpe's fascination with male nudes explored in a third LA show | look | D_sign | Scoop.it

To coincide with the landmark companion exhibitions at LACMA and Getty, Vince Aletti has curated an intimate selection of 40 prints from the photography provocateur's untapped archive.

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Who is Banksy and what is his real name? The man behind the myths and rumours

Who is Banksy and what is his real name? The man behind the myths and rumours | D_sign | Scoop.it

By remaining anonymous he has created an air of mystery which has helped him to become one of the most successful artists of his generation.

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Take a tour of technicolor cities around the world

Take a tour of technicolor cities around the world | D_sign | Scoop.it

The flat textures and aqua-hued tones of Ben Thomas' urbanscapes wouldn’t look out of place in a graphic novel, but don’t be fooled. They're photographs.

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Craig & Karl's funky toilet paper wrappers for Who Gives a Crap

Craig & Karl's funky toilet paper wrappers for Who Gives a Crap | D_sign | Scoop.it

Design studio Craig & Karl have collaborated with socially conscious toilet paper company Who Gives a Crap for the limited edition product line.

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The Diane Arbus you've never seen

The Diane Arbus you've never seen | D_sign | Scoop.it

From practically the moment that the commercial photographer Diane Arbus set out to become an artist at the ripe age of 33 — numbering her negatives sequentially from 1 to more than 6,000 before her suicide in 1971 — she seemed to know that the story of the outsider was her intellectual inheritance.

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Color stylist reproduces famous works of art onto hair with the creative use of dye

Color stylist reproduces famous works of art onto hair with the creative use of dye | D_sign | Scoop.it

Kansas hair colorist Ursula Goff creates absolutely stunning reproductions of famous works of art with the creative use of dye. Such works included are Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, 'La Reve' by Picasso, 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch, 'Starry Night' by Van Gogh and 'Color Study' by Kandinsky.

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Bjarke Ingels' Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is 'montainous outside and cavernous inside'

Bjarke Ingels' Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is 'montainous outside and cavernous inside' | D_sign | Scoop.it

Bjarke Ingels explains how his firm BIG used stacks of fibreglass boxes to create a huge undulating structure on the lawn in front of the Serpentine Gallery in London.

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Vacancy: documenting the emptiness of abandoned houses and military bases

Vacancy: documenting the emptiness of abandoned houses and military bases | D_sign | Scoop.it

In his series Vacancy, German photographer Ralph Gräf documents the empty rooms, staircases and corridors of abandoned houses and military bases, all waiting for a new lease of life. Looking at the decay and emptiness, he paints an eery picture of what humans can often leave behind.

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Patrick Dougherty weaves daydreams from willow trees at Tippet Rise, Montana

Patrick Dougherty weaves daydreams from willow trees at Tippet Rise, Montana | D_sign | Scoop.it

For more than thirty years, Patrick Dougherty has built more than 250 monumental environmental works and architecturally scaled sculptures made with natural materials and primitive building techniques.

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Converse finally updates its All Stars after almost 100 years

Converse finally updates its All Stars after almost 100 years | D_sign | Scoop.it

The new style is called Converse All Star Modern, and its silhouette is not unlike its 1920 All Star predecessor.

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The art of crafting a memorable logo

The art of crafting a memorable logo | D_sign | Scoop.it

DesignMantic, which previously created an infographic on poor font combos and graphic design trends for spring and summer, is back with a new guide on logo design.

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See how pastel colors transform the exteriors of 10 homes

See how pastel colors transform the exteriors of 10 homes | D_sign | Scoop.it

Pastel colors have the power to lighten up even the most dense-looking architecture, transforming buildings into dreamy versions of themselves as if seen through an Instagram filter.

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An uplifting series of animated GIFs illustrating good habits in design

An uplifting series of animated GIFs illustrating good habits in design | D_sign | Scoop.it

A Tumblr user, who goes by the name 'Oweeo' has created a series of animated GIFs to help you through a creative road block. Colorful and uplifting, they will surely reinvigorate your spirits and get you back on track.

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A massive splash of paint will turn hurricane-ravaged beach into art

A massive splash of paint will turn hurricane-ravaged beach into art | D_sign | Scoop.it
Four years after Superstorm Sandy, Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse is reminding us that the damage to New York's Rockaway Beach is still very real.
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Abstract geometric animal illustrations by Kerby Rosanes

Abstract geometric animal illustrations by Kerby Rosanes | D_sign | Scoop.it

Illustrator Kerby Rosanes latest creations depict animals and geometric shapes fused together in a series that he called 'Geometric Beasts'.

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Combining Typefaces: free guide to great typography

Combining Typefaces: free guide to great typography | D_sign | Scoop.it

Tim Brown: Originally published by Five Simple Steps in 2013, my Pocket Guide to Combining Typefaces has sold thousands of copies, been used in college curricula, and been cited in conference talks by industry-leading designers.

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Venice Architecture Biennale: Czech and Slovak Pavilion focuses on Soviet architecture

Venice Architecture Biennale: Czech and Slovak Pavilion focuses on Soviet architecture | D_sign | Scoop.it
A model of the Slovak National Gallery forms the centrepiece of the Czech and Slovak Pavilion, which questions whether Soviet architecture should be saved.
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