Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

July 25th, 2013 | Apps, Books, Design, Education

Fifty years after first publishing Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color—a classic that is now widely revered as one of the most influential art books ever written—Yale University Press announced the launch of the Interaction of Color app available exclusively for iPad. This app faithfully honors… Read More

MOCAtv presents “The Art of Punk”

MOCAtv presents “The Art of Punk”

July 17th, 2013 | Design, Documentaries, Music, Subculture, Videos

Filmmakers Bryan Ray Turcotte and Bo Bushnell take a unique approach to exploring the rich histories of three seminal punk legends by focusing on the influential imagery and seeking out stories that have not been told yet through the artwork, which is integral to the… Read More

ARC OF LIGHT: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

ARC OF LIGHT: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

Throughout her career as an artist, architect and designer Anna Campbell Bliss has been an exponent of Modernism, devoting her life to the creation of artwork that explores the fascinating intersections of art, science, mathematics and technology. Her work ranges from architectural assignments to painterly… Read More

Quiet Motion Installation by “The Bouroullecs”

Quiet Motion Installation by “The Bouroullecs”

Quiet Motion by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is an installation made of four round platforms that rotate slowly and silently, reminiscent of a carousel. It has been designed as an allegorical interpretation of movement and contemplation. The installation was first presented during the furniture fair… Read More

Dutch Profile: Jan van Toorn

Dutch Profile: Jan van Toorn

July 9th, 2013 | Design, Documentaries, Netherlands, Videos

Jan van Toorn, born in 1932, is one of Holland’s most influential graphic designers. Central to his approach is the application of content-based strategies, resulting in a design practice as a form of visual journalism. Opposite to the more self-contained designs of the modernist tradition,… Read More

L-ab – New marketplace site for collectible design

L-ab – New marketplace site for collectible design

June 21st, 2013 | Art Market, Design, Fashion, Internet

Ambra Medda today announced the upcoming launch of L’ArcoBaleno, a site devoted to collectible design, combining spirited original content, seamless e-commerce and cultural reporting. Bringing superior design in its broadest sense to a global audience, L’ArcoBaleno (www.l-ab.com) will offer unique and limited edition items for… Read More

Largest Le Corbusier show ever in New York at the MoMA

Largest Le Corbusier show ever in New York at the MoMA

June 10th, 2013 | Architecture, Design, Shows

Nearly half a century after his death, New York’s Museum of Modern Art will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week. The extensive show will focus on the way Le Corbusier viewed and observed… Read More

Design in a Nutshell

Design in a Nutshell

Are you a bit postmodern, or do you belong in the Bauhaus? Watch 6 videos about famous design movements through history from The Open University and take the test to discover your design alter-ego before sharing it with your friends. Ready to dig deeper into… Read More

Talk: Why Paola Antonelli brought Pac-Man to MoMA

Talk: Why Paola Antonelli brought Pac-Man to MoMA

May 30th, 2013 | Design, Games, Talks, Videos

When the Museum of Modern Art’s senior curator of architecture and design announced the acquisition of 14 video games in 2012, “all hell broke loose.” In this far-ranging, entertaining, and deeply insightful talk, Paola Antonelli explains why she’s delighted to challenge preconceived ideas about art… Read More

Mataerial – The 3D Drawing Robot

Mataerial – The 3D Drawing Robot

May 29th, 2013 | 3D, Design, Sculptures, Technology, Tools

MATAERIAL allows to create 3D objects on any given working surface independently of its inclination and smoothness, and without a need of additional support structures. Conventional methods of additive manufacturing have been affected both by gravity and printing environment: creation of 3D objects on irregular,… Read More