Today it is announced that theOMA's concert hall, Casa da Musica, situated in the historical centre of Porto, Portugal has received the European Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
OR celebrate the summer solstice like the scandinavians ~ partying hard for Midsommar & "girls and young women are supposed to pick seven different species of flowers and lay them under their pillows. At night, their future husbands appear to them in a dream."
Impeccable, intelligent, and elegant website by the always consistent Syrup Helsinki for Finnish design agency Kokos3. Props go to the lovely "3-d" workspace likely inspired by their projects in architecture and interiors.
Two Faced: The Changing Face of Portraiture.
This book is a celebration of portraiture in the 21st century, Two Faced unfolds over two sections and offers an interesting, unique and often amusing look at the art form.
Papiroflexia (Spanish for Origami) is the animated tale of Fred, a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands. Created by Joaquin Baldwin at the UCLA Animation Workshop, 2007. Original Score written by Nick Fevola.
The F.A.M. is a network of young professionals and close friends who specialize in a wide variety of art and design talents. The site houses information on each member's background, portfolio, and contact.
Dedicated to Japan's rackgaki (graffiti) scene, this book illustrates the work of major graffiti artists working in Japan today. It showcases the creativity that lies within this new and relatively unexplored form of contemporary Japanese art. DVD included.
DUO x Clothing brand, Rogue Status, to produce this Pivotal seat. The Pivotal seat features Rogue Status' popular gun design. There will be several colors available for this seat. Available starting this Fall.
Project to Surface is a collaboration between artists like KAWS (pictured above), David Diao, Kenji Hirata, Matzu-MTP, Leah Raintree, and architect Ben Krone. He will render their visual concepts into three dimensional forms.