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.
Partnering | city.ballet.
When a female and male dancer are partnered, the sum is often greater than the parts. It's a match-up that relies on a connection beyond simple technique, and sometimes a good pairing is hard to find.
Designing LED Lit 3D Printed Speakers
Check out these beautiful 3D printed LED speakers. You can't actually buy them, but LumiGeek is working on a board that will let you make you're own.
Designing the LED Space Helmet
When Jennifer Mann dressed up for a 'David Bowie costume party', she had no idea her LED space helmet would be such a hit. Now she sells them on ETSY.
Yves Behar on Product Design in the Future
Wired Design Editor, Mike Senese, sits with renowned Industrial Designer and founder of fuseproject to talk about design and its impact on society.
Donna Karan: Fashion Designer & Philanthropist
Donna Karan shares her life story in this video interview. The fashion designer explains how she had planned on being a stay-at-home mom until an unexpected turn led to becoming the head of the Anne Klein design team. She was only 25 years old. In her 30 years in the fashion industry, Karan has redefined the modern woman's dress with her eponymous Donna Karan label.
Do You Recognize These Art Inspired Tattoos?
Sometimes art imitates art when fab body paint refers to famous artistic creations.
Art of VIBE: Do Lab Designer Josh Flemming Is Taking Art to New Heights
Do Lab co-founder Josh Flemming doesn't know if what he does is exactly art. "I think it’s a combination between architecture & sculptures & art -- big art," he tells VIBE. We caught up with Flemming at the Lightning in a Bottle music festival this summer where his designs have become interactive & colorful stages & structures at the Southern California art & music festival. "We just want to create something that’s large & visually stimulating & colorful. It’s made by everybody, for everybody."
The Flow of Contemporary Art Thought
Design is purpose-driven artistic creativity that links artistic and technological innovation. It is an integral component of how a society represents itself. It is particularly interesting to explore how designers relate to the left-brain knowledge worker of the Internet age.