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  • Sad Topographies

  • “Somewhere to go, when you’re feeling low” is the mission of Sad Topographies, an Instagram hit created by Australian artist Damien Rudd, who works and lives in Amsterdam. He collects map views of places around the world named after blue feelings, or obscure facts. USA, Canada, Antarctica and Australia complete the[...]
  • Distorted cityscapes by Víctor Enrich

  • Well known for his strained architecture, artist and photographer Víctor Enrich released new works on distorted cityscapes. Touching contemporary social and political issues, he creates realistic scenarios of absurd or paradoxical situations. His work uses urban ‘intervention’ as a mean of social transformation: fr[...]
  • Tiny tables, big Venice

  • Have a piece of Venice at home with the new creations of illustrator and archiect Anna Sutor, who started Close Up, a collection of coffee tables and side tables where she encourages the exploration of some of the most beautiful Italian cities; the series was committed by young furniture company Extroverso. The Ria[...]
  • Oscars 2017: five featured houses

  • Just four days to go to the 89th Academy Awards (aka Oscars 2017): for the occasion, architect and movie watcher Boryana Ilieva pays an illustrated tribute with five aquarelle drawings of houses featured in movies that will run for the much desired prize. Boryana studied the floor plans with drawings and axonometri[...]
  • Open call: one week left for Detroit Dlectricity

  • After three years, the city of Detroit turns on the lights on Detroit Dlectricity 2017, a major light-based art and technology festival. The open call is still open: one week left to get your applications submitted. The previous editions in 2012 and 2014 featured over 35 world-renowned and emerging artists whose cutt[...]
  • Archiatric: a series of disorderly houses

  • Federico Babina is back with Archiatric, an illustrated reflection on the relationship between creativeness and psychopathology. “I believe that the psychic uneasiness even if not in a pathological form it is present in various forms and in small quantities in each of us, it belongs to our lives and we must not sti[...]
  • 12 Alternative building bricks

  • If you're up for a new construction project, take a look at these alternative building bricks that contribute to sustainability with good performances and aesthetics. They use materials such as earth, clay, glass, metal, waste components and even paper. In times of overpopulation and ecodangers, it is desirable to [...]
  • 10 Illustrated Tokyo storefronts

  • Polish artist Mateusz Urbanowicz, known as Mattō, fixed into cotton paper ten illustrated Tokyo storefronts. Shops' facades that are still surviving in old buildings despite the disruptive earthquakes that hit Japan regularly. “When I moved to Tokyo, more than three years ago I was really surprised that upon my wal[...]
  • Six exotic dishes inspired by Constantinople

  • These six exotic dishes inspired by Constantinople look at imaginary worlds, tales and forgotten stories with a hint of mystery and nostalgia. Designed by Vito Nesta for interior decoration brand Les Ottomans, the Italian designer speculates on a fantastic, ancient Golden City at the time of the Eastern Roman Empir[...]
  • The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra

  • War in Syria has irrevocably changed the ancient city of Palmyra. “The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra” is an online exhibition by the Getty Research Institute and a tribute to the legendary caravan city, that collects materials from when it was first captured and illustrated in the 18th century, to sadly recent times. F[...]
  • Famous partners in architecture and life

  • Architecture and design wouldn't be the same without these famous partners in architecture and life. Not an easy task to combine private life and career, but something possible when dealing with creative souls: if you're one of those, get inspired by these successful couples who turned their love into real power. S[...]
  • Simplicity Project

  • Helen Shulkin is an emerging artist based in Baden-Baden, Germany. Her illustrations for the Simplicity Project search for new methods to interpret industrial and urban spaces. She focuses on the idea of a metamorphosis where, through her individual sensibility, constructions of structural complexity and of immense, [...]