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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
The Inspiration Behind New York City’s Iconic Subway Signage
A new documentary profiles Lella and Massimo Vignelli, designers of the Subway map.
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.