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These Art Prints Were Made for Architecture Lovers

Copenhagen-based designer Kristina Dam experiments with an architectural toolkit in her work—perspective, geometric forms, and line. Her imaginative illustrations take on the look of buildings, but morph into mesmerizing compositions of patterns and shapes.
March 15, 2015
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A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.
February 21, 2015
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Say No to Bland Walls with These 10 Standout Artworks

If your walls could talk, they’d say “hang something nice on us!” From prints to one-of-a-kind artworks, these ten items are standouts.
December 29, 2014
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An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra

"Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 26.
December 5, 2014
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New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
November 7, 2014
"Less but Better" by Dieter Rams and "Pantone on Fashion: A Century in Color Design" by Leatrice Eiseman and E.P. Cutler

5 Must-Read Books On Color

New releases on the wonderful world of color—or a palate-cleansing lack thereof.
October 25, 2014
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Every Room is a Different Hue in This Bright Manhattan Hotel

A Manhattan hotel uses color to create an immersive experience that brings together art, architecture, and interior design.
October 23, 2014
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Using Color for Good: Q&A with Designer Ruth Lande Shuman

Industrial designer Ruth Lande Shuman, who founded the nonprofit Publicolor, expounds on color’s emotional value.
October 23, 2014
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Design Proposals for a Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki

An anonymous, open design competition organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is envisioning a new branch of the museum on in the South Harbor area of Helsinki. The museum would cover international twentieth and twenty-first century art, with a special focus on Nordic art and architecture. The first round of submissions drew in 1,715 proposals from 77 countries. Click through the slideshow to see a handful of the submissions, which are poised to transform the waterfront area.
October 22, 2014