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Arcade games: Antonini Darmon unveil latest housing development in Paris

Arcade games: Antonini Darmon unveil latest housing development in Paris | D_sign | Scoop.it

French architects Antonini Darmon complete white, arcade-filled housing development in Boulogne-Billancourt.

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15 architects who have been immortalized on money

15 architects who have been immortalized on money | D_sign | Scoop.it

In terms of memorialization, being selected to represent your country as the face of a banknote is one of the highest honors you can achieve.

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New York 2030: this annotated visualization shows us the Manhattan of the future

New York 2030: this annotated visualization shows us the Manhattan of the future | D_sign | Scoop.it

Fourteen years from now, New York's skyline will be one vastly different than the recognizable profile visible today.

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Street photography pioneer Mark Cohen exhibits unseen images from the 70s

Street photography pioneer Mark Cohen exhibits unseen images from the 70s | D_sign | Scoop.it

The photographer's new show Closer celebrates his intrusively spontaneous style with a few never-before-exhibited images.

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Shanghai skyscraper to be world's highest elevator test tower

Shanghai skyscraper to be world's highest elevator test tower | D_sign | Scoop.it

One of the world's biggest elevator manufacturers has unveiled plans to build a 270-metre-high skyscraper in Shanghai that will be dedicated to testing lifts.

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What's in a flag's design?

What's in a flag's design? | D_sign | Scoop.it

A new infographic by a pair of Danish designers has everything you never knew you wanted to know about the world’s flags.

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Lovely animated illustrations of the magical places from 'Harry Potter'

Lovely animated illustrations of the magical places from 'Harry Potter' | D_sign | Scoop.it

New York-based illustrator and designer Amanda Penley's project, ‘Harry Potter & Magical Locations’, is a series of animated illustrations that show the magical properties and characteristics of each location.

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Pejac in Asia: between creative street art and clever urban hijacking

Pejac in Asia: between creative street art and clever urban hijacking | D_sign | Scoop.it

The latest street art creations by the Spanish artist Pejac, who takes advantage of his trip across Asia to create amusing artworks between creative street art and urban hijacking, playing with Asian culture icons. You will find references to the famous print The Great Wave of Kanagawa by Hokusai or to the mythical dragon from the Chinese legends.

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Is Ole Scheeren's latest design an apartment building or a Jenga tower?

Is Ole Scheeren's latest design an apartment building or a Jenga tower? | D_sign | Scoop.it

With its cantilevered-block exterior, this Vancouver apartment building is reminiscent of a Jenga tower

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27 apps designers can't live without

27 apps designers can't live without | D_sign | Scoop.it

We asked top designers from Huge, Zappos, ustwo, OKFocus, and more which apps they use most, and why.

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Neat color gradient arrangements of random everyday things

Neat color gradient arrangements of random everyday things | D_sign | Scoop.it

Austin/Nashville-based photographer Emily Blincoe continues to dazzle with her color-coded, flat lay arrangement of everyday objects, including items like beach pebbles, film cameras and cereal bits.

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Daniel Libeskind plans three angular skyscrapers for Rome

Daniel Libeskind plans three angular skyscrapers for Rome | D_sign | Scoop.it

After the Walkie Talkie, here is a trio of Trimphones: New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind has unveiled designs for three towers to be built near the new AS Roma football stadium, with the tallest reaching 220 metres in height.

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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, June 19, 2015 1:46 AM

The office towers, each with a different profile designed to make it look like they're "in conversation with one another", are planned for a site in Rome's Tor di Valle business district, in the south of the Italian city.

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MoMA adds Rainbow Flag to permanent design collection

MoMA adds Rainbow Flag to permanent design collection | D_sign | Scoop.it

New York's Museum of Modern Art announced today that it has added the Rainbow Flag, the universal symbol of gay pride, to its permanent design collection.

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How to arrange and decorate a bookshelf

How to arrange and decorate a bookshelf | D_sign | Scoop.it

Interior designer Suzanne Kasler’s tried-and-true tips are sure to improve your 'shelfie' game.

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How to speak typography: terms you should know

How to speak typography: terms you should know | D_sign | Scoop.it

If you are just beginning as a graphic designer, you should be knee-deep in typography, learning how to use it properly and how to speak about it using proper terminology. This is by no means an exhaustive list of typographic terms, but getting to know these and how to apply them will go a long way toward developing anyone as a typographer and designer.

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Designer matches letters of the alphabet with different art styles

Designer matches letters of the alphabet with different art styles | D_sign | Scoop.it

Inspired by a post on dog breeds and the alphabet, designer Caisa Nilaseca has created an art style version for DesignTAXI.

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Square Peg to publish book on Wetherspoon pubs' carpets

Square Peg to publish book on Wetherspoon pubs' carpets | D_sign | Scoop.it

Author Kit Caless discovered the chain has unique carpets in every one of its 950 pubs, inspired by either the building or name of the pub. He first began documenting the phenomenon in his blog wetherspoonscarpets.tumblr.com, which posed the question: 'are any two Wetherspoon carpets the same?'

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A' Design Award and Competition: winners of 2015-2016

A' Design Award and Competition: winners of 2015-2016 | D_sign | Scoop.it

aA’ Design Awards has recently announced the best designs of 2015-2016. With a total of 1277 winners from 88 countries in 94 different design disciplines, including packaging design, advertising, marketing and communication design, photography and photo manipulation design, graphics and visual communication design and interior space and exhibition design.

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A decade of Street Style Stars: tracking It Girls from 2006 to 2015

A decade of Street Style Stars: tracking It Girls from 2006 to 2015 | D_sign | Scoop.it

These are the women whose style has defined the genre, from the head-to-toe Comme des Garçons of Michelle Elie to the pared-down studs of Kate Lanphear.

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Was David scared stiff of Goliath?

Was David scared stiff of Goliath? | D_sign | Scoop.it

One of the most intriguing, if least openly discussed, mysteries in art has been resolved. Michelangelo's David is meant to be a representation in marble of the perfect male form. So why did his creator not make him - how would one say - a little better endowed?

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Prominent typeface designer shares a visual guide to managing weight in fonts

Prominent typeface designer shares a visual guide to managing weight in fonts | D_sign | Scoop.it

Exploring the phenomenon of optical illusions and how they often trick us into assuming that fonts look 'equal', one of the world’s leading typeface designers, Tobias Frere-Jones, delves deep into the mechanics of managing degrees of weight across various letterforms to create visually consistent typography.

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Guggenheim Helsinki winners: architecture is best in reserve and introspection

Guggenheim Helsinki winners: architecture is best in reserve and introspection | D_sign | Scoop.it

Dezeen looks at unknown French-Japanese firm Moreau Kusunoki, which has won the biggest architecture competition of the year – the Guggenheim Helsinki.

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Makeup artist creates elaborate looks from the whimsical to the frightening

Makeup artist creates elaborate looks from the whimsical to the frightening | D_sign | Scoop.it

Artist Jordan Hanz uses makeup and acrylic paint to transform her face into works of art.

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The winners of the 2015 AZ Awards

The winners of the 2015 AZ Awards | D_sign | Scoop.it

Top players in architecture and design, from Canada, Denmark and beyond, gathered in Toronto as Azure announced the winners of its fifth annual AZ Awards.

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3-D flooring is the weirdest home decor trend

3-D flooring is the weirdest home decor trend | D_sign | Scoop.it

A Dubai-based design company called Imperial Interiors appears to be taking the lead in designing and constructing the 3-D epoxy floors.

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