AD Kicks Off Art Basel Miami Beach with a Swinging Celebration
Architectural Digest hosts a star-studded soirée of its own, complete with outdoor installations by five top creative talents
Two Architects Give NYC a Makeover
From Times Square to the Empire State Building, New York City is known for its cultural landmarks and iconic institutions, but it also has its fair share of eyesores. Two NYC-based architects re-imagine their perfect version of the Big Apple.
Rebranding a Deviant
In order to succeed in the design world, the normal route is to enter the industry as a junior designer, work in different studios, learn new skills, get promoted and then make the move to start your own studio. Co-founder and chief creative officer of Moving Brands, Jim Bull, discusses his own personal path. He was instrumental in developing an innovative approach to branding, storytelling and experience design.
Skull Bead Jewelry
Add a little spook to your wardrobe with a skull bracelet or necklace. These skulls are easy and fun to create using oven-bake clay.
Full How-To: http://www.marthastewart.com/1084223/halloween-clay-skull-bracelet-how
Theo Jansen's Strandbeests Roam the Northeast
Thousands of fans gathered on the beach in Ipswich, Massachusetts, to watch the Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s fantastical kinetic sculptures make their Northeastern debut. Directed by Brendan H. Banks
#WorldBrief with @Joshzepps July 20
Dozens are dead after a suicide bombing in Turkey, U.S. friendly fire in Afghanistan kills at least 10 soldiers and banks reopen in Greece as sales tax is hiked. Join Josh Zepps as he takes you through the day's top international stories.
A Buyer's Guide to 20th Century Design
As the design world convenes on New York City for NYCx Design, exhibitors from the Collective Design Fair share their insights and advice with Barron's Penta.
Holly Hunt Uses Lost-Wax Casting for Highline Drink Table
Designer Holly Hunt uses lost-wax casting to build a highline drink table.
VF STYLE: Iconic America - Tommy Hilfiger and George Lois
With their eye-popping book, legendary ad man George Lois and Tommy Hilfiger celebrate Iconic America.
Fifth Avenue's Top Five: Holiday Windows of New York City
Videofashion takes a stroll up New York City's 5th Avenue to look at some of the season's most spectacular holiday windows: Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Fendi, Tiffany & Co., Bergdorf Goodman, and others light up the landmarks with their dazzling displays of fantasy and fashion!
A Game Designer Explains the Counterintuitive Secret to Fun
Ian Bogost at WIRED by Design, 2014. Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA To learn more visit: live.wired.com
Designing a Brand to Help Kill Malaria
Ije Nwokorie at WIRED by Design, 2014. Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA To learn more visit: live.wired.com
Capturing the Invisible World of Technology with Graphic Design
Carl de Torres at WIRED by Design, 2014. Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA To learn more visit: live.wired.com
An Architect's Life | Peter Marino
The celebrated architect talks about his career and new show at Miami’s Bass Museum of Art. By: Raphael Rodrguez and Jordan Fuller
Golden Rules for Successful Collaborations, from Star Hotel Designers
Commune at WIRED by Design, 2014. Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA To learn more visit: live.wired.com
Bergdorf Goodman unveils its iconic windows for the 2014 holiday season with a little star power and a lot of artistic inspiration!
Designing a Brand That Even Non-Designers Can Work With
Natasha Jen at WIRED by Design, 2014. Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CATo learn more visit: live.wired.com.
Testing Geo Restrictions
Giant Artwork Viewed From The Sky
On a Somerset beach, artist Simon Beck’s latest work slowly takes shape. Across the summer, 30 huge temporary works of art have appeared on Brean Beach in Somerset, ranging from geometric patterns to a huge picture of Yoda and a 200m tribute to John Lennon.
The Happy Accident Of The 'I Love New York' Logo
HuffPost spoke with Milton Glaser, the designer of the iconic "I Love New York" logo, on the happy accident of its success.
Overalls Are Back
As the summer days start getting longer and hotter, comfortable clothes are a necessity. Possibly one of the most comfortable articles of clothing to wear is a simple pair of denim overalls.
Pete Fecteau: Making Art with Unsolved Rubik's Cubes
Putting the Atlassian Design Guidelines to good use is only half the battle. To design a truly great add-on, you need to think deeply about the full customer experience - not just the styles an add-on uses on the page, but how someone interacts with the Atlassian product and your add-on. How do you lay out elements harmoniously with the rest of the application? How do you design a great on boarding experience?
Art of VIBE: Shepard Fairey On Art, Commercialism & Hennessy
Over the past few years, Hennessy has consistently given some of our finest visual artists a platform in the spirits space. Their collaborations with legendary minds such as KAWS and Futura have produced a new cultural awareness (not to forget some pretty cool remixes on the Henny bottle label). Their latest enlistment is a superhero to the art world, Shepard Fairey. The activist and visionary behind the OBEY branded movement was a no brainer for the cognac. Check out the VIBE interview.
Will 'Her' Change the Direction of LA Architecture?
For nearly 90 years, L.A.'s critics have zeroed in on the city's architecture as a way of labeling the city as shallow and without roots. But more to the point, L.A. architecture is an expression of the city's essential democratic impulse, which is a key to its personality.
Ammunition’s Brunner: Businesses Forget They're Serving The Needs Of People
“Ironically, some business tend to forget they are servicing the needs of people,” says Robert Brunner, co-founder of Ammunition as it relates to product design.
How to Shop at the Winter Antiques Show
Here's a look at what to expect from the Winter Antiques Show in New York.
Judith Jamison: Artistic Director Emerita, Alvin Ailey Dance Theat
In this interview, dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison talks about studying ballet as a young girl, how she came to join Alvin Ailey's groundbreaking dance company that not only put people of color in the forefront, but did so with excellence, and Ailey's untimely passing that pushed her to into the immense responsibility of running the company.
The Inspiration Behind New York City’s Iconic Subway Signage
A new documentary profiles Lella and Massimo Vignelli, designers of the Subway map.