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  • 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, [...]
  • Do-it-yourself ink toolkit

  • To return to sustainable printing, Kaj Niegmann designed a do-it-yourself ink toolkit: a self powered letterpress that prints business cards, merchandise tags, and other small designs. The press encourages small scale production and sustainability in printing. It was presented within the exhibition “Now/Then” by th[...]
  • Experience Japanese architecture

  • Japanese living space is a series of twelve publications on Japanese magazine Kenchiku-Jouranl, where Hiroko Tominaga – co-founder of FT Architects – wants the viewer to experience Japanese architecture. She has visited traditional architecture all around Japan and drawn cartoons and texts to illustrate architectur[...]
  • 12 natural soundproof materials

  • Welcome silence with a selection of twelve natural soundproof materials for interiors and construction: what they all have in common is that they are environmental friendly and each has its own technical asset and visual uniqueness. In case you live with kids, reduce the happy screaming with little felt animals tha[...]
  • STARTS prize call for proposals

  • The European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a double prize –  €20,000 each – to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a n[...]
  • Knot therapy

  • If you never had a chance to polish up your nautical skills, it is time for you start some knot therapy, just like Windy Chien did for the past year, in her project The Year of Knots. The Hawaiaan artist and designer went through a-knot-a-day ritual that resulted in a rich composition of white and black ropes, gold[...]
  • David Bowie in our letters

  • The British Royal Mail adds a new pillar to its Music Giants Special Stamp series, with a tribute to David Bowie. The special issue features also several limited edition David Bowie souvenirs, some of which come in only 950 pieces, alongside the Special Stamps, First Day Covers and Presentation Pack. The decision w[...]
  • Perpetual calendar

  • Studio Yonoh designed an analog perpetual calendar that, to function properly, it requires human interaction, taking our attention away from the screen and bringing it into the physical world. Inspired by the architecture of the industrial boom, Perpetuum’s shape is a nod to the shed roofs of factories built in the 1[...]