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Architecture in 2024 Oscar Best Picture Nominees Careens From Fantasy To Willful Ignorance

Hector Guimard Art Nouveau House Numbers

The Chelsea Arts Ball, 1947: The Most Scandalous Party of New Year’s Eve

Ode to the Monobloc Chair

Inside the Artist's Mind with Lee Ufan and His New Illy Design

Crafted in Wood

This Guy Collects 'Do Not Disturb' Signs From Hotels Around The World

Off the Wrack: The Designer Using Seaweed To Create Art and High Fashion; At the Icelandic home of Katrín Porvaldsdottir, foraged material is turned into masks, clothing and even shoes

See the Outstandingly Ornate 4th Century Mosaic Floors Unearthed in an Ancient Turkish Villa

Download Over 30 Butterfly Designs by Meiji-Era Artist Yuho Tanaka
... ... You can see all of Yuho Tanaka’s butterfly designs here

Watch Design at Auctions

Tinned Fish Wonderland Lands in Manhattan With $44 Gold Cans; The Fantastic World of the Portuguese Sardine has opened in Times Square

The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading, Brazil's Most Beautiful Library

The Stout Scarab: The World's First Minivan?

Documenting Japanese Hotel Luggage Tags

The Unrelenting Imagination and Work of Illustrator Mattiasa

Opening Credit Sequences Are Better Than Ever, So Stop Skipping Them; Whether they underscore a cold open or set the tone for what's to come, credit sequences are telling fascinating stories in seconds

Japanese Designer's New Year’s Cards of 2024

The Unsung Artistry of 20th Century American Bath Ware

Book Painting: There might be a Secret Painting Hiding in that Old Book of Yours

Fore-edge Paintings, The Hidden Artworks Painted at the Edges of Books

The Lost Art of the Movie Title

'The Movie Title Stills Collection' on Patreon

Video: 'The Movie Title Stills Collection'

Olympic Games Mexico City 1968: The Brand

The Groundbreaking Olympic Design of Mexico 1968

Designed by Kengo Kuma, Kiki’s Museum of Literature to Open in Tokyo; Dedicated to children’s book author Eiko Kadono

Studio Job Sculpts A Maximalist Vegetable Garden Window Display For Hermès Hong Kong

A Trio of Exceptionally Cool Mid-Century Chrysler Ghia Show Cars; Made between 1954 and 1962

‘Mirai No Table’ Brings Childcare and Dining Together As One

Essential Design at Auction with Gio Ponti, Hans Hedberg, Serge Mouille, Florence Knoll and many more

Ford Once Designed A Roof Tent Inside Of A Boat And It’s Amazing

School Lunch Provider Creates Manga Milk to Encourage Kids to Finish Their Milk

ETH Zurich Completes 'Semiramis' Hanging Garden, Built With The Help of Robots

1841 Automatic Candle Extinguisher

Hollywood still gets Indigenous costumes wrong. This designer wants to change that; For costume designer Carmen Thompson, accurate and respectful portrayals of Indigenous peoples require intense attention to detail

El Anatsui Stitches Thousands Of Metal Bottle Pieces For Hyundai Commission At Tate Modern

Undercover’s Jun Takahashi Lights up Paris Fashion Week with Glowing Terrarium Dresses

Podcast: You Ain’t Nothin But a Postmark: Which Elvis and the US Postage Stamp

Evolution of Meiji Era Craftsmanship, On Full Display in Tokyo

See Inside a New Getty Museum Show on Medieval Graphic Design, Featuring Illuminated Manuscripts and Ornate Religious Texts; Many medieval methods will be familiar to readers today, including the use of sophisticated data visualization techniques

The Conran Shop, A New Chapter For Hillside Terrace by Keiji Ashizawa Design

Artist Chris Wolston's Unusual Furniture

Gorgeous Covers of the Japanese Magazine ‘Teen Look’ From The 1960s

Podcast: Devolutionary Design: Album Art; Visuals were a key part of one’s experience

When Artist Saul Steinberg Reimagined an Icon; Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity recently debuted ‘Steinberg Meets the Eameses,’ an exploration of the designers’ relationship with the 20th-century modernist

"Gilding the Lily" And Why Not? A Selection of Carved and Engraved Shells

Chuck D on His New Graphic Novel and the ‘Madness’ of US Gun Culture; Public Enemy frontman talks about why he returned to his first love of art to create a book about the violence dividing his country

Design and Lettering of the Vienna Secession 1902–1911

Gagosian Quarterly: Swiss Jeweler Christophe Graber Reflects On His Influences, The Importance Of Place, And The Development Of His Practice; Video

Leaning Into Its Florentine Heritage, Ferragamo Staged Its New Campaign by Tyler Mitchell Against the Uffizi Gallery’s Renaissance Masterworks; Nine Renaissance masterworks, including two by Sandro Botticelli, are featured in the striking imagery

Vibrant Geometric Vases That Speak the Language of Painting; Fascinating Line

Japanese Sento (Bath Houses) and Design

20th Century Carpet Designs, at Auction

Furniture and Lighting Design, at Auction

Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s Loving Family Home; Superstar couple hired AD100 designer Jake Arnold to help craft the luminous Beverly Hills property

American Design, Functional Objects; at Auction

From Beautiful Publications To An Impressive Selection of Bookends, And An Assortment Of Furniture, Roycroft: Life in Abundance, The Collection of Richard Blacher, Part I

Aloha, Modernism! Modernism found a distinctive expression on the Hawaiian islands, thanks both to their isolation and the arrival of immigrant architects. In Honolulu, one can find extraordinary mid-century houses tailored to the tropical climate

Glittering Trove of Olympic Treasures — From Relay Torches to Medals Dating Back to the First Modern Games — Heads to Auction; There used to be art competitions at the Olympics, along with sporting events

An Incredibly Tidy Little Polish Park For All Ages

A Thoroughly Family Affair’: The Blakeney Sisters Take The Design World By Storm; Los Angeles Siblings Justina And Faith Help Each Other Find Business Success – And Change The Look Of The Industry With Their Distinctive Style

In interior with a curtain: living in Modern Milan; In Milan, fōndaco studio created a new apartment in a ‘60s residential building by Gian Paolo Valenti, adapting the original Modern Architecture to today’s living needs.

Behind the scenes of Fendi’s accessories collaboration with Japanese architect Kengo Kuma; Crafted from washi paper and natural bamboo, the accessories – shown as part of Fendi’s recent menswear show – see Kengo Kuma turn his architectural eye to bags and sneakers

Podcast: The Frankfurt Kitchen: After World War I, the Frankfurt citizenry needed housing. The city built over 10,000 public housing units, some of the earliest modern architecture — simple, clean, and uniform, producing our modern designer kitchen

Video: The Frankfurt Kitchen and the Birth of the Modern Designer Kitchen

BMW taps artist Julie Mehretu to paint its latest Art Car

New York’s Latest One-Of-A-Kind Store Is ‘Like An Indigenous-Futurist Version Of Warhol’s Factory’

Covers of a Japanese Lifestyle Magazine, Since 1948

Sculptor Franz Hagenauer (Austrian, 1906–1986) See His Works, at Auction

All Aboard French SS Normandie the Doomed and Beautifully Designed Art Deco Floating Palace — In Pictures

Go-To Guide to the Recent Citywide NYCxDesign Festival, From Lamps Made From Mushrooms to Nick Cave-Designed Textiles

The VICE Guide to Art Deco Furniture and Design; As the aesthetic nears its centenary, we break down the best Art Deco mirrors, lamps, velvet couches, and more statement-making home decor items

Objects, Crafted in Wood, at Auction

Bite Into the Most Delicious Fine Jewelry Pieces of the Season; Luxury jewelry designers, including Tiffany & Co., BVLGARI, David Yurman, and more offer beautiful, ornamental collections

Jewelry Design, at Auction

One of America’s most popular furniture styles was invented by a celibate religious sect; The Shakers valued honesty, simplicity, and utility

Space Travel Goes Luxe With Céleste, an Eco-Friendly Capsule With a Plush, Architect-Designed Interior and Stunning Views of Earth; French company even offers Michelin dining, plus hours of the 'overview' effect above the planet

Celebrating “America’s First Lady of the Loom” Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes is the first monographic exhibition of American textile designer Dorothy Liebes in over 50 years

NYC Exhibition Extols the Charm of Restaurant Menus; Henry Voigt, a member of New York City’s Grolier Club, curated A Century of Dining Out from his personal collection of over 10,000 historical menus

Essential Design at Auction: Newson, Noguchi, Pearson, Eames and More!

Discarded Tatami Mats are Reborn as Contemporary Furniture

From Brooklyn to Chris Stapleton: Moch Hahn’s Roadtrip to Design

A Look at Scandinavian Design

International Design Fad! A Brief Compendium of Egyptomania

Podcast: Fast Food and Radical Rooflines: Helen Fong Shapes Los Angeles Coffee Shops

Taking Shape: The Akari Light Sculptures of Isamu Noguchi

The Woman Behind the Curtain: Mary Blair at Walt Disney

The Art of Disney Legend Mary Blair

What about Mrs. Eames? He was the face of the business. She was the brains

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