NASA has released a new retro-inspired travel poster to celebrate its discovery of seven Earth-sized planets. The planets, found around a single star outside our solar system are 40 light years from Earth. Three of the planets are located in the “habitable zone”, the area around the star where liquid water is most likely to be […]
Diébédo Francis Kéré has been commissioned to design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion. Kéré, who leads the Berlin-based practice Kéré Architecture, is the seventeenth architect to accept the Serpentine Galleries’ invitation to design a temporary pavilion in its grounds in London. His installation for this project, which takes inspiration from the tree that served as a […]
Graffiti artist and illustrator Matt Sewell has launched a range of colourful bird themed stamps. The stamps feature watercolour illustrations of a variety of birds including the Blue Tit, Puffin, Cormorant and the specially commissioned Manx Shearwater, which is indigenous to the Isle of Man. Descriptions of the birds are written on each of the […]
Worlwide Minimal Music Festival from Studio Crême on Vimeo. London-based Studio Crême has created the video for the 2017 edition of World Minimal Music Festival, held at the Muziekgebouw concert hall in Amsterdam. The studio worked on the concept, creative direction, design and animation of the video, which features music by Midori Takada and is […]
Austrian and German-based architectural firm Architekten Rüf Stasi Partner (ARSP) has designed the interiors for the Schmiedhof Alm Restaurant, situated in the Zell am See Ski region of Austria. The design of the 200-seater restaurant is based on the structure of a timber ski hut, with features including exposed timber beams and window seats overlooking […]
KUFstudios X Fay McCaul – Curved Twist from Zetteler Films on Vimeo. Royal College of Art (RCA) graduates Kia Utzon-Frank and Fay McCaul have designed an installation for Collect Open, an international art fair held at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Curved Twist comprises a colour-changing screen with adjustable slats, which can be opened or […]
Technology Will Save Us, which designs tech-based learning kits for kids, has come up with a new way of using its speaker kit. Now you can place the speaker under a liquid to learn about the states of non-Newtonian fluids. Isaac Newton once observed that most liquids – such as water – exhibit a constant […]
Designer and illustrator Lisa Lloyd has created this paper cut blue tit, which features on the front cover of the current issue of Waitrose Weekend magazine. The commission has also been made into a small set of prints and readers stand to win one of five if they enter a competition.
Pantone has teamed up with Airbnb to transform a house in London’s Clerkenwell into an “indoor-outdoor oasis”, in tribute to its colour of the year: Pantone15-0343. The house features a woodland reception, indoor greenhouse-cum-dining room, garden bedroom with mown lawn, topiaries and soporific plants, a tented area for kids and a herb garden kitchen. Guests […]
Photographer Neil Krug has created the album artwork for Bonobo’s new album, Migration. The image on the album cover shows a column of fire rising up from the sand beneath a deep blue sky, which Krug shot at dawn in the Mojave Desert in the US. Migration is available to buy now.
Consultancy Design Bridge has designed a Christmas card featuring its 30th anniversary identity. The identity, which is embossed onto the front of the card, sees the number 30 and four leaves which represent the places where each of its four studios are based. Design Bridge opted for a Banana leaf for Singapore, an Eastern Red Bud […]
Jasper Conran has opened a hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, based in a 19th century riad. L’Hôtel Marrakech is comprised of five suites, which surround a courtyard garden and swimming pool. It includes pieces of Moroccan antique furniture, textiles, lighting and art, all taken from Conran’s collection. Conran worked on the restoration of the building with […]