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  • 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 to explore some of the most beautiful Italian cities. The table series was conceived by young furniture company Extroverso. The Rialt[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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, [...]
  • 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[...]
  • Robot Life Survey

  • What might the first western explorer have thought upon encountering whales, flamingos and iguanas? What would have they thought of these strange near-fantastical creatures? What is it like for 21st-century people to encounter robots for the first time? Are they friend or foe? Where do they come from and what control[...]
  • Calendar 2017 by Cani Sciolti

  • Cani Sciolti released its Calendar 2017 collecting thirteen Risograph-printed posters made by thirteen authors from different disciplines, that reinterpret by their own means the very concept of calendars. The piece is released in 100 copies. “Auguri per sempre (greetings forever) is the wish that Ettore Sottsass and[...]
  • Nestled cities

  • The nestled cities, dreamy architectures and utopian worlds by Ana Aragão grow vertically step by step, wall after wall. The Portuguese illustrator, born in 1984, has a background in architecture and builds her dream houses through illustrations and paintings. Her imaginery is inspired by mental and emotional maps [...]
  • 8 architecture leisure books

  • Start this year's readings with a selection of soft architecture leisure books that can be enjoyed while studying for finals or at a coffee break. Matthew Frederick tells us about the 101 things he learned in architecture school – how to draw a line and the ever-present concept of the vernacular – coupled with the [...]
  • Mid-Century modern women

  • Have a look at the book by Gloria Fowler and illustrator Ellen Surrey, who present a collection of portraits of real-life Mid-Century heroines of the art, design and fashion industries. It celebrates some of the best known creative and successful females of an era – from the '30s and '60s – and their societal contr[...]
  • Design Earth

  • Led by architects El Hadi Jazairy and Rania Ghosn, Design Earth is a collaborative practice that creates spectacular geographies, visualizing a range of aesthetic and political concerns for architecture and urbanism. Their last project Pacific Aquarium – presented at the Oslo Architecture Triennale – reflects on th[...]