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The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies: the making of an avant-garde

The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies: the making of an avant-garde | D_sign | Scoop.it

On the heyday, the demise and the legacy of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, 1967 – 1984.

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An iconic '70s designer plots his Kickstarter-assisted comeback

An iconic '70s designer plots his Kickstarter-assisted comeback | D_sign | Scoop.it

People of the internet, Stephen Burrows needs you.

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The grand opening of the Golden Gate Bridge

The grand opening of the Golden Gate Bridge | D_sign | Scoop.it

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the world's most famous structures. Its construction 78 years ago was a marvel of modern engineering.

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Stunning projections turn the Sydney Opera House into a vibrant 'Living Mural'

Stunning projections turn the Sydney Opera House into a vibrant 'Living Mural' | D_sign | Scoop.it

Universal Everything has transformed the Sydney Opera House into a 'Living Mural', as part of Vivid Sydney, held in Australia from May 22 to June 8, 2015.

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Rem Koolhaas: smart home technologies 'potentially sinister'

Rem Koolhaas: smart home technologies 'potentially sinister' | D_sign | Scoop.it

Rem Koolhaas has spoken out against the way technology is infiltrating buildings.

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Compelling images of illustrated scenes paired with matching paint swatches

Compelling images of illustrated scenes paired with matching paint swatches | D_sign | Scoop.it

Denver, Colorado-based artist Shawn Huckins has created a fascinating series of artworks that illustrates everyday scenes on colorful paint swatches.

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The evolution of urban planning in 10 diagrams

The evolution of urban planning in 10 diagrams | D_sign | Scoop.it

A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.

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i-D magazine celebrates 35 years with 18 supermodel covers

i-D magazine celebrates 35 years with 18 supermodel covers | D_sign | Scoop.it

A birthday calls for a big celebration, and British magazine i-D hasn't scrimped on the festivities with a bonanza 18 supermodels shot for special covers for its 35th anniversary edition.

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Guy carves out a new wooden spoon design every day for an entire year

Guy carves out a new wooden spoon design every day for an entire year | D_sign | Scoop.it

In his ‘Daily Spoon’ project, Norwegian designer Stian Korntved Ruud embarks on the daunting task of handcrafting one unique spoon design every day for one whole year.

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Designer creates logos for famous scientists

Designer creates logos for famous scientists | D_sign | Scoop.it

Mexico-based architecture student Alan Betancourt has done a funny series of personal branding work for already well-known scientists.

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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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Lonely Houses: Sejkko's surreal photos of traditional Portuguese homes

Lonely Houses: Sejkko's surreal photos of traditional Portuguese homes | D_sign | Scoop.it

The son of Portuguese immigrants in Venezuela, Manuel Pita, also known as 'Sejkko', is a scientist and photographer who expresses his creativity on Instagram. In his latest series, Lonely Houses, Sejkko’s surreal photos capture the traditional houses of Portugal, edited to 'bring them as close as possible to the way my eyes see them', he explains.

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Shepard Fairey: Obama didn't live up to the 'Hope' poster

Shepard Fairey: Obama didn't live up to the 'Hope' poster | D_sign | Scoop.it

The street artist sounds off on emerging talent, Election 2016, and his iconic, Presidential poster.

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Projection-mapped dresses are sound visualizers you can wear

Projection-mapped dresses are sound visualizers you can wear | D_sign | Scoop.it

Clothing is the canvas in design studio Proforma's new projection mapping installation.

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Fun, minimalist 3D animal puzzles that are made entirely of chocolate

Fun, minimalist 3D animal puzzles that are made entirely of chocolate | D_sign | Scoop.it

Designed by Ingrid Picanyol for pastry chef Josep Maria Ribe, the Kit Animaliumprovides the templates for the chocolate animal figures.

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Bjarke Ingels on new styles of vernacular architecture

Bjarke Ingels on new styles of vernacular architecture | D_sign | Scoop.it

Bjarke Ingels says he wants to replace Modernism's 'boring boxes' with new kinds of localised architecture.

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Urban gardening on the third floor

Urban gardening on the third floor | D_sign | Scoop.it

n their walk-up in the West Village, Kerry Trueman and Matt Rosenberg show how building an apartment garden has become easier.

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Sir Terence Conran's definitive guide to color

Sir Terence Conran's definitive guide to color | D_sign | Scoop.it

Designer, retailer, and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran has influenced contemporary design for over 50 years and at age 83 shows no signs of slowing down.

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Exposure: photographer Andy Lo Po

Exposure: photographer Andy Lo Po | D_sign | Scoop.it

Art director Gemma Fletcher examines the work of photographer Andy Lo Po, in the sixth installment of a series looking into new talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking into the industry.

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A funky real-life dollhouse

A funky real-life dollhouse | D_sign | Scoop.it

'A House for Essex' is basically a human-sized dollhouse in the English countryside that's available to rent -- if you're first lucky enough to win a chance to do so through a lottery system.

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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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