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DESIGN
Formafantasma: From Then On
One of the more cleverly named design studios, London's Established & Sons has lived up to its moniker over the years, and 2015 will mark the progressive company's 10-year anniversary. To celebrate the indelible impact they've had on the industry...
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Li Ying
Li Ying is a young, Beijing-based sculptor from Hunan province, who's gained increasing attention for her monumental metal artworks—the latest of which mesmerized audiences at a recent CAFA postgraduate exhibition. We visited her studio in Heiqiao...
CULTURE
Studio Visit: Aakash Nihalani
Passing by one of Brooklyn artist Aakash Nihalani's fluorescent installations, it's hard to not take a second look. Then a third, and likely after that, a few photos. Nihalani uses simple materials like tape, plastics, magnets and wood to create...
TECH
Garson Yu: The Interactive New York (T.I.N.Y.)
As the founder and creative director of yU+co, a renowned LA-based studio specialized in film title sequences, Garson Yu knows a thing or two about telling a story in a matter of minutes. Yu's creative expertise usually graces the silver screen...
CULTURE
Teeny Tiny Woman
LA-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho creates works that feel a little bit like a good trip. The myriad ways in which she explores space and scale often seem to delude the eye, making it hard to distinguish where the work begins and where it ends. Cut-out...
CULTURE
Fondazione HangarBicocca
One of the most interesting contemporary art spaces in Milan, the newly-renovated HangarBicocca is a massive venue featuring site-specific installations from both renowned and emerging international artists. The re-do marks the beginning of a...
TECH
Write the Headline
Taking over Johannesburg's towering Southern Life Center building, Nike Football's interactive LED light show "Write the Headline" allows fans around the world to root for their favorite World Cup player in a big way. The installation, almost the...
DESIGN
Building Fashion Contest
Recently announcing their first winners, Architizer's new contest (in collaboration with art and design non-profit BOFFO, architect Spilios Gianakopoulos, six clothing and accessory designers, and Supima Cotton) challenges architects to create innovative...
TRAVEL
Lighting the Sails
For the city's second annual winter celebration, Vivid Sydney tapped the immensely talented and ultra creative performance artist Laurie Anderson to transform the famed Sydney Opera House. "Lighting The Sails" does just that, turning the shell...
DESIGN
Red Bluff Residence
Austin-based Bercy Chen Design Studio often aims to modernize the architectural staples of yesteryear, bringing the sustainability of our ancestors into a 21st-century context. Their newest project, the "Red Bluff Residence," works to reinvent the...
CULTURE
Climate-Based Art
Two artists separated by a continent—Ap Verheggen and Nasser Azam—recently completed independent climate-based projects, each using weather to indicate the outcome. Verheggen, who calls Holland his home, installed the first in a series...