In the Air: An Ode to Joyful, Self-consciously Naïve Design
The guilelessness of childlike art: Picasso’s joyful ceramic visages; Warhol’s unaffected early drawings; vibrant fashion and furniture that appeal to one’s playful side.
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A 3-D printed house that left a chalky taste in the back of your throat. Adorable animals transformed as if by a wizard’s wand into lamps and tableware. Chairs and sofas as chubby and […] Letter from the Editor: T’s Design Issue: This Is Us
Because my family was so transitory, I grew up associating the idea of home less with a physical structure than with the objects that inhabited it.
Source link Orange County Museum Unveils Thom Mayne Design for New Home
The Orange County Museum of Art on Thursday unveiled the architect Thom Mayne’s design for its new building at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Calif.Groundbreaking for the […] An Insider of Design and Media Who Favors Outsider Art
He shows no signs of slowing down, either. In January he spent $112,500 at Christie’s New York on “Nurse Wootton,” a work by the folk sculptor William Edmondson.It joins his […] Christopher Scoates Is New Director for Museum of Arts and Design
Christopher Scoates, who is the director at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is to start the new post in […] Mind and Body Take Center Stage at This Year’s London Design Biennale
LONDON — Never before have our emotions lurked so close to the surface.This is the era of emojis, a time when our emotional lives are played out on social media and when a nation’s […] Rem Koolhaas Firm Reveals Design for Los Angeles Temple Expansion
A rendering of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s campus with the 1929 temple, left, and the design for the Audrey Irmas Pavilion.
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MaharamThe textile giant Maharam, born from a Lower East Side pushcart at the turn of the 20th century, has long pursued collaborations with contemporary industrial designers, including […]