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Thibaud Herem Grand Budapest Hotel

Instagram Account We Love: Incredibly Detailed Drawings of London Landmarks (and Wes Anderson Sets)

Though they could pass for computer-generated renderings, French illustrator Thibaud Herem’s
November 7, 2015
Donald Judd's yellow Cor-Ten sculptures at David Zwirner Gallery.

Donald Judd's Little-Known Cor-Ten Steel Sculptures

Design heads extoll the rectilinear, plywood creations of modernist Donald Judd (1928-1994), whose four-decade body of self-described “specific objects” posed visceral meditations on scale, space, and context. But few may be familiar with Judd’s Cor-Ten steel sculptures, which he began to produce in 1989, just a few years before his death. The uniquely oxidizing metal surfaces introduced new avenues of chance, color, and tactility to his longtime signature for smooth, machine-made surfaces of Plexiglas, metal, and wood.
October 16, 2015
Untitled 7/7/14, 60”x72”, acrylic on canvas

Modern Architecture Firm SPF:a Brings the Mesmerizing Op Art of Lucas Blok to Southern California

Culver City–based Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a) will exhibit the work of Monterey artist Lucas Blok at
October 14, 2015
Michael Bierut SVA Exhibition New York Times Building

Renowned Graphic Designer Michael Bierut Gets His First Retrospective

Unlike architecture, graphic design has only moments to communicate information, emotion, and intention. Through November 7, 2015, at a Chelsea gallery, visitors can soak in the work of one contemporary master—whose work isn't only in two dimensions.
October 9, 2015
Renovated DC Row House living room with white brick walls.

A D.C. Row House Renovated to Host Artwork and a Bold Furniture Collection

An artistic couple envisions a traditional home as a blank canvas.
September 10, 2015
101 Spring Dan Flavin Make art not pipelines exhibition

Iconic Light Works Find Home at 101 Spring

In New York's SoHo, art, architecture, and design meet in a new exhibition series that lets visitors peek into the home and studio of a pioneering artist.
June 18, 2015
austere henzel studio art rugs avaf

Would You Buy These Bold Art Rugs for Your Living Room?

There's a long history of artists creating tapestries, textiles, and rugs. But what happens when contemporary artists put their twists on the medium?
June 10, 2015
naomi reis borrowed landscapes collage mylar rice paper

Graphic Prints Muse on Nature in the Modern World

An artist's prints are inspired by urban gardens.
May 28, 2015
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10 Places to Visit in Beijing

A design guide to China's bustling capital.
May 22, 2015