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15,000 Square Foot Urban Farm Goes Portable

15,000 Square Foot Urban Farm Goes Portable | D_sign | Scoop.it

Amidst the towering skyscrapers and busting New York City traffic is a mobile, 15,000 square foot urban farm, called Riverpark Farm.

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A Happy, Flourishing City With No Advertising

A Happy, Flourishing City With No Advertising | D_sign | Scoop.it

Five years ago, São Paulo, Brazil, banned billboards and other visual advertising. Guess how many people miss them today?

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Freedom to Create / MacDowell Colony

Freedom to Create / MacDowell Colony | D_sign | Scoop.it

Now accepting residency applicants, the MacDowell Colony’s mission is to 'nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the imagination.'

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A New American Picture: Doug Rickard and Street Photography in the Age of Google

A New American Picture: Doug Rickard and Street Photography in the Age of Google | D_sign | Scoop.it

When Google launched Street View in 2007, photogrpaher Doug Rickard had a photographic epiphany.

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Innovative architect to ensure a sustainable future

Innovative architect to ensure a sustainable future | D_sign | Scoop.it

After studying at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, Mark Raymond returned to Trinidad in 1993 to focus on a range of architectural, urban design and planning projects throughout the Caribbean.

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Cultural Connectives: Understanding Arab Culture Through Typography

Cultural Connectives: Understanding Arab Culture Through Typography | D_sign | Scoop.it

What typography has to do with cross-cultural understanding and linguistic minimalism.

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The Effort to Preserve the Occupy Movement's Art Begins

The Effort to Preserve the Occupy Movement's Art Begins | D_sign | Scoop.it

Los Angeles government officials are preserving some of the art created during Occupy Wall Street, the first major city to do so.

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The Blade Runner Sketchbook: The Art of Syd Mead and Ridley Scott Online

The Blade Runner Sketchbook: The Art of Syd Mead and Ridley Scott Online | D_sign | Scoop.it

Coinciding with the release of Blade Runner in 1982, David Scroggy published the Blade Runner Sketchbook, a book with 100+ production drawings and artwork for Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi film.

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The best American wall map

The best American wall map | D_sign | Scoop.it

American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the 'Best of Show' award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society.

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Fraunhofer Portugal’s New Retro Office by Pedra Silva Architects

Fraunhofer Portugal’s New Retro Office by Pedra Silva Architects | D_sign | Scoop.it

Check out this wonderful office made by Pedra Silva Architects. Fraunhofer Portugal is a non-profit private research association and is part of the German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe.

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Stunning Human Portrait Typography Designs

Stunning Human Portrait Typography Designs | D_sign | Scoop.it

Art has always undergone a metamorphosis through the ages. Depending on the materials available, the depth of human imagination and the changing perceptions of the world, these aspects have contributed to new art forms or revitalization of the old.

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This Is What Happens When Barbie Dolls Turn Into Meth Heads

This Is What Happens When Barbie Dolls Turn Into Meth Heads | D_sign | Scoop.it

I love these amazing, ultra-realistic model photography series by the very talented Carrie Becker: Barbie Trashes Her Dreamhouse.

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10 Most Awe-Inspiring Projects of 2011

10 Most Awe-Inspiring Projects of 2011 | D_sign | Scoop.it

Out of all of the projects we've posted on this year, there are ten that stood out for the creators' originality and their ability to inspire us to no end.

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Happy New Year, 200 Years Ago

Happy New Year, 200 Years Ago | D_sign | Scoop.it

The War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States broke out because of Britain’s seizure of American ships, impressment of American sailors into the British navy and restriction of trade between the United States and France.

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This Is One Ridiculously Over-The-Top iPhone Camera Case

This Is One Ridiculously Over-The-Top iPhone Camera Case | D_sign | Scoop.it

If you've come to rely on your iPhone 4 as your daily shooter, but miss the form factor of a real camera, Gizmon's over-engineered iCA case will convincingly disguise your phone as a retro snapper.

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Made In China – Portrait Made of 5,500 Toy Soldiers

Made In China – Portrait Made of 5,500 Toy Soldiers | D_sign | Scoop.it

Made in China is a recent piece by artist Joe Black depicting a portrait of Chinese soldier by photographer Robert Capa that appeared on the cover of LIFE magazine in 1938.

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Famous Logo ReDesigns of 2011

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50 best photos from The Natural World

50 best photos from The Natural World | D_sign | Scoop.it

We share our world with many other species and live in an ever-changing environment.

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An LA-centric take on modernism

An LA-centric take on modernism | D_sign | Scoop.it

New books tied to the Pacific Standard Time exhibit trace the city's creative scene from the '40s to the '80s.

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How Street Artist Vhils Creates a Mural

How Street Artist Vhils Creates a Mural | D_sign | Scoop.it

The son of a dissident in Portugal’s Carnation Revolution, the Lisbon-born street artist Alexandre Farto, a.k.a. Vhils, first rose to prominence when one of his portraits appeared next to a work by Banksy at the 2008 Cans Festival in London.

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