Design Daily 2017-06-27T14:37:00Z AL_A completes the V&A’s largest architectural intervention in over 100 years 2017-06-28T03:01:00Z
named after the street it now embraces, the 'exhibition road quarter' provides a new entrance to the museum and features the world's first porcelain public courtyard. The post AL_A completes the V&A’s largest architectural intervention in over 100 years appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
mercedes-benz E-class cabriolet driven through switzerland, france and italy 2017-06-28T02:15:00Z
with complete comfort, excelling performance and sporty styling, the 2018 mercedes-benz E-class cabriolet delivers a true and puristic convertible experience. The post mercedes-benz E-class cabriolet driven through switzerland, france and italy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
A Beautifully Minimal Single-Blade Razor That Looks Like An Apple Product 2017-06-28T01:34:00Z
After the success of its first Kickstarter campaign, Supply is now back on the crowd-funding platform with the new and improved ‘Single Edge Razor 2.0’, whose sleek good looks remind us of Apple products. This beautiful and minimalist one-blade razor supposedly offers “the closest, most...]]>
ai weiwei crams 6,000 refugee life jackets into kunsthal charlottenborg’s windows 2017-06-28T01:01:00Z
the intervention parallels the disturbing conditions refugees are subject to when journeying by lifeboat – dangerously confined and painfully cramped. The post ai weiwei crams 6,000 refugee life jackets into kunsthal charlottenborg’s windows appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
On the Street…Guglielmo, Milan 2017-06-28T00:46:00Z
Google Slapped With Record-Breaking €2 Billion Fine For Illegal Self-Promotion 2017-06-27T23:54:00Z
The European Commission has just slapped Google with a record-breaking fine of over €2 billion for violating antitrust laws. Antitrust laws regulate corporations and aim to ensure fair market competition. “Google abused its market dominance as a search engine by promoting its own compar...]]>
BEFORE and AFTER – This Loft Apartment Was Updated With White Cabinets and Walnut Accents 2017-06-27T23:33:00Z
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The Alysoid Light Uses Delicate Chains To Create The Shape 2017-06-27T23:14:00Z
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the ‘ekofarmer’ by exsilio oy is a pop-up urban farm for city streets 2017-06-27T23:01:00Z
the ekofarmer is a 13-meter long urban farming module that can pop-up to bring the benefits of farming to busy cities The post the ‘ekofarmer’ by exsilio oy is a pop-up urban farm for city streets appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
Tongue Twisters: Biker 2017-06-27T23:00:00Z
Noma Bar’s lovely visual tongue twister. Animation by Ale Pixel Studio. ]]>
Vanda Jacintho 2017-06-27T23:00:00Z
Je suis toujours à l’affut des marques qui s’inspirent de la culture et du patrimoine. Vanda Jacintho est une créatrice brésilienne dont les pièces sont toutes imprégnées de cette richesse culturelle… bijoux imposants et architecturés, sarongs colorés et fluides… Des pièces que j’ai vraiment envie d’emmener avec moi en vacances – depuis que j’ai rencontré [...] ]]>
Flavin Architects Designed The Tanglewood House In Massachusetts 2017-06-27T21:52:00Z
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the encyclopedia of masamichi katayama: life is hard… let’s go shopping exhibition 2017-06-27T21:35:00Z
the display provides an insight into the wonderwall founder's creative influences and interests. The post the encyclopedia of masamichi katayama: life is hard… let’s go shopping exhibition appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
Soylent Rings in Summertime with a Refreshing New Cafe Line in Sqround Packaging 2017-06-27T21:00:00Z
You read that right: sqround. Soylent has announced Cafe Vanilla & Cafe Chai as additions to its suite of caffeinated beverages.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
Infographic: The Magic Wands Of Every Harry Potter Character 2017-06-27T20:13:00Z
Every wand has special characteristics that reflect the personality of the witch or wizard who wields it. Harry and Voldemort both have wands with cores of phoenix feathers. Hermione and Professor McGonagall have dragon heartstrings in theirs. Ron had a wand of ash wood and a core of unic...]]>
Watch: Fascinating Interviews With Photography Greats Leibovitz, Avedon 2017-06-27T20:11:00Z
[Click here to view the video in this article] This old Charlie Rose interview from 1999 may provide the photography inspiration you were looking for. Unearthed by PetaPixel, it is a meaty interview featuring Annie Leibovitz and the late Richard Avedon. Each speak with Charlie Rose for abo...]]>
Watch: You Can Now Create Affordable, High Quality Photobooks With Google 2017-06-27T20:05:00Z
[Click here to view the video in this article] No matter how high the resolution of your monitor, there is nothing in this world that beats seeing your photographs in high quality prints. The satisfaction is immense. However, as you know, printing quality prints is not cheap. The exciting ...]]>
U S of A 2017-06-27T20:00:00Z
On booste son humeur patriotique à l’approche de la Fête Nationale américaine la semaine prochaine. Et même si vous n’êtes pas aux US, profitez de ce prétexte pour faire un barbecue avec cette bande-son à fond… ]]>
The Remains Of Salvador Dali To Be Exhumed For A Paternity Test 2017-06-27T19:56:00Z
A Madrid judge has just ordered for Salvador Dali’s remains to be exhumed in order to conduct a paternity test, AP reports. The father of the surrealism movement may also be the father of a tarot card reader named Pilar Abel, or so she alleges. Abel, who was born in 1956, claims she is the ...]]>
This Design Firm’s Bold, Honest, Jargon-Free Contract Is Simply Brilliant 2017-06-27T19:45:00Z
Click on image to enlarge Click on image to enlarge Instead of drafting a traditional contract that lists down their terms and conditions, Chicago-based design firm Segura decides to take an alternative route by getting rid of the confusing legal and professional jargon, and saying it like it ...]]>
‘shoe-shi’ artist takes fish from food to footwear with these edible sushi sneakers 2017-06-27T19:31:00Z
yujia hu, an artist and chef in milan, is making waves with these sneaker-shaped sushi bites, which see food take the form of familiar kicks The post ‘shoe-shi’ artist takes fish from food to footwear with these edible sushi sneakers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
LOL: Tattoo Artists Critiquing Celebrities’ Tattoos Will Undoubtedly Amuse You 2017-06-27T19:11:00Z
[Click here to view the video in this article] GQ recently sat down with the hosts of Spike TV’s Ink Master—tattoo artists Chris Núñez, who’s known for his work on Miami Ink, and veteran Oliver Peck—where the duo critiqued the inks of various celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Angel...]]>
MTV Indent 2017-06-27T19:00:00Z
Discover Your Most Deep-Rooted Fear In Life Via This Eerie Visual Quiz 2017-06-27T18:50:00Z
Image via Shutterstock Are you daring enough to walk through the doors of truth and discover the one thing that frightens you the most? Ghouls and vampires aside, this eerie visual quiz on BuzzFeed, set by Hattie Soykan, reveals what holds you back from reaching your full potential. Hav...]]>
Funny Comics Show What Happens If Movie Characters Had Poor Eyesight 2017-06-27T18:47:00Z
Have you noticed that movie characters, especially those in action films, are almost always blessed with perfect eyesight? Vision correction company Visian ICL know how easily it is to take sight for granted, which is why they collaborated with illustrator Wren McDonald to create an amusing s...]]>
LOL: A Website Of ‘Terrible’ Color Swatches For Crappy People With Crappy Taste 2017-06-27T18:45:00Z
Screenshot via If you’ve ever wondered what your client’s favorite color, “bluer blue” looks like, you’ve come to the right place. Someone has discovered it, and it’s called ‘WATER BLUE’. isn’t your ordinary color palette resource sit...]]>
jenny sabin’s robotically-woven ‘lumen’ installation opens at MoMA PS1 2017-06-27T18:44:00Z
responsive textiles display subtle color in sunlight and glow softly after sundown – allowing the structure to evolve over the course of a day. The post jenny sabin’s robotically-woven ‘lumen’ installation opens at MoMA PS1 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>
Three Adobe Illustrator Tips To Help You Make The Most Out Of Your Fonts 2017-06-27T18:38:00Z
Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe Illustrator logo via Wikimedia Commons, video screenshots via Pixelo Even if you have a huge treasure trove of high quality, free typefaces, learning to make the most out of them can help you instantly transform your designs from budget to banging. Pixe...]]>
Free, Awesome iPhone App Lets You Turn Your Photos Into Cool Stop Motion Films 2017-06-27T18:36:00Z
Composite image by DesignTAXI. Video screenshots via FRAME A stop motion movie used to be something only highly skilled filmmakers with admirable patience levels could fulfill. In 2017, all that has changed. If you’ve only ever appreciated the beauty of stop motion animations from an ar...]]>
Bizarre, Dark And Nonsensical Stock Photos That Are Baffling And Inappropriate 2017-06-27T18:36:00Z
There may really be a stock image out there for every purpose that you can think of. The question is, who would ever need a stock image of a gun-wielding toddler, weeping regretfully on the coast? What did that toddler do? And what about this image of a man karate kicking a young elephant ...]]>
Watch: How To Take Your Own Self-Portraits Without A Photographer Around 2017-06-27T18:28:00Z
[Click here to view the video in this article] If you’re always behind the camera, you probably can relate to this: the photos you take of your friends usually come out great, but when the tables have turned and your friends are the ones taking over the camera, the end results are often sub...]]>
For 20th Anniversary Of ‘Harry Potter’, Facebook Plants A Delightful Easter Egg 2017-06-27T18:25:00Z
20 years ago, on 26 June 1997, J.K. Rowling gave us the first of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. To celebrate two decades of witchcraft and wizardry, Facebook has created a fun Easter Egg for Potterheads across the world. All you need to do to activate the...]]>
LOL: What Millennials Will Look Like When They Grow Old And Retire 2017-06-27T18:23:00Z
Composite image by DesignTAXI. Images by Alex de Mora and featured with permission Just imagine: years from now, collecting vintage fidget spinners could be a hobby, and the art of dabbing might even be immortalized to folk dance status. A couple of years ago in a VICE article titled ‘Th...]]>
The good and bad about life as an expat 2017-06-27T18:00:00Z
We've all heard it before: if you want to do good work, move to NYC, LA or London. In this month's Guest Post Bee Grandinetti speaks with people who did just that as she explores the good and bad about life as an expat. ]]>
Gwyneth Paltrow Promotes Healing Astronaut Stickers, Gets Called Out By NASA 2017-06-27T17:59:00Z
Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness company Goop is getting called out again, this time for promoting ‘Body Vibes’ stickers, which supposedly rebalance the body and can even alleviate anxiety, repair muscle tissue, and balance emotions. Goop claims that the stickers are made of the same material...]]>
On the Street…The Fortezza, Florence 2017-06-27T17:58:00Z
How To Use The Principle Of Contrast To Create Striking Graphic Design 2017-06-27T17:38:00Z
Contrast is one of the key principles of design, and it occurs when two or more elements are different—the greater the difference, the greater the contrast. “Contrast adds interest to the page and provides a means of emphasizing what is important or directing the reader's eye.” A...]]>
The Brief 6/27/17: Design News You Might Have Missed 2017-06-27T17:30:00Z
Tampons turned compost, preserving the world's rarest colors, the future of avocados, and more. Here's the design news you might have missed.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
Growing PLANT Apothecary from a Side Project to a Line of Sensitive Skincare Products 2017-06-27T17:30:00Z
Inspiration for entrepreneurs is all around, but the deep details about how a brand goes from an idea to a physical product or service are fuzzy. We’re breaking it down this week with Holly McWhorter, owner of PLANT Apothecary . In part 2 of a 4-part series, learn about how she got the idea for this line of organic skincare and how she turned into a full-fledged business.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
30 Botanical Packaging Designs 2017-06-27T17:30:00Z
Floral and botanical themes are super popular and can be found throughout a myriad of packaging designs. We wanted to gather a few of our favorites that utilize botanical elements in beautiful ways.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
Asketic — Riga, Latvia 2017-06-27T17:26:00Z
“A good pattern should go hand-in-hand with the overall brand identity. It does not matter if it’s strictly geometrical, hand-drawn, detailed or rough as long as it fits the overall purpose of the identity.”]]>
Useful Advice For Photographers Who Have Done Everything But Is Getting Nowhere 2017-06-27T17:15:00Z
[Click here to view the video in this article] It can be frustrating to pour all your time and energy into your creative business and realize that you are not getting anywhere. What do you do when you are checking all the right boxes but just cannot seem to catch a break? This is a questio...]]>
The Highly Anticipated Nokia 6 Smartphone To Make US Debut On Amazon 2017-06-27T17:07:00Z
HMD Global, the Finnish company with the rights to produce Nokia-branded smartphones, has announced that it would be releasing the Nokia 6 in the US on Amazon in July 2017. This mid-range phone is the biggest of the three smartphones that HMD Global has announced at the Mobile World Congress]]>
Former Apple Employees Talk About How The Revolutionary First iPhone Was Created 2017-06-27T17:06:00Z
It may not feel like it has been that long, but the Apple iPhone turns 10 years old this month—this milestone may get many of you wondering how you ever got through life without the smartphone. The Wall Street Journal recently created a 10-minute video that offers a fascinating glimpse into...]]>
A Beauty Minute with Brooke 2017-06-27T17:00:00Z
Le matin : Je me nettoie le visage avec l’eau micellaire Thalgo avant d’appliquer la crème hydratante jour et nuit La Prairie Dual Chambre. J’utilise une minuscule dose de fond de teint Clé de Peau ou Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, un peu de poudre matifiante sous les yeux et sur le nez, de l’eye-liner gel [...]]]>
Pedrito Coco Will Have You Feeling Like You're Vacationing in the Tropics 2017-06-27T16:30:00Z
Take a vacation to the tropics with Pedrito Coco. Pulsum Brands designed the beautiful conceptual packaging for this coconut-flavored liquor.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
These Chips Are Made From Crickets 2017-06-27T16:00:00Z
If you’ve ever wondered what crickets tasted like, here’s your chance! Arbiter Creative designed the packaging for Chirps, a new line of edible insects.Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
Freezing Flowers by Paloma Rincon 2017-06-27T15:48:00Z
Freezing Flowers is a Self Initiated project of Paloma Rincón exploring one of the most traditional Still Life sub genres which is Floral Photography. Flowers have been represented all through Art History as part of paintings, mosaic or sculptures having it´s more important and independent period in the XIX c.  “I wanted to feature this classic subject-matter using some of the particularities of it´s own language and technique and at the same time giving it a more contemporary approach, playing with ice geometries in a juxtaposition of textures and materials.” — Paloma Rincón @paloma_rincon_]]>
From Little Seeds, Big Adventures Grow With 9NINE 2017-06-27T15:30:00Z
9NINE has unveiled a new identity and packaging for their range of healthy snacks with the help of leading strategic brand packaging design agency BrandOpus. Read More Packaging & Articles at ]]>
NASA finalizes the preliminary design for its supersonic X plane 2017-06-27T15:20:00Z
NASA have finalized the preliminary design for a supersonic passenger jet that can travel faster than sound,without the supersonic boom. The post NASA finalizes the preliminary design for its supersonic X plane appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. ]]>]]>