Eye Candy for Today: Paul Sandby gouache nocturne

Windsor Castle from Drachet Lane on a rejoicing night, Paul Sandby Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project, downloadable version on Wikimedia Commons, original is in the Royal Collection Trust. Gouache on paper, roughly 12 x 18 inches (31 x 46 cm). The Google Art Project page has some interesting background on the painting.  
Tags: Google, Art, Eye Candy For Today, Gallery And Museum Art, Windsor Castle, Paul Sandby, Drachet Lane, Paul Sandby Link, Royal Collection Trust Gouache

Kickstarter's Tech Predictions for 2019

Testing out the eVscope at the Kickstarter and Hardware Club CES after-party.  Every year our Design & Tech team joins hundreds of past and future Kickstarter creators at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It's where companies big and small show off recent and upcoming products, making it an ideal place to divine the future of tech—if you can cut through the chaos of 4,000 companies exhibiting various degrees of "innovation" to 180,000 attendees. To take a stab at it, we asked creators and c...
Tags: Design, Samsung, Kodak, Tech, Kickstarter, Arthur C Clarke, Lg, Razer, Polaroid, Fuji, Alexa, Impossible Foods, North Face, Consumer Electronics, Wynd, Design Festivals

A Compact Family Retreat in the Dutch Countryside

Located in the Dutch countryside amidst an idyllic landscape of lakes and sand islands, Tiny Holiday Home is, as its name indicates, a modestly sized private retreat, where nature can nevertheless be experienced in elegance and comfort.
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Snow Peak's New Three-Tiered Tent Range Gives Glamping a Good Name

At the summit of some astounding adventure—somewhere along the longitude of glamping and the latitude of camping—exists titanium sporks, wooden cutting boards, fire-pit kits, coal beds, BBQ rods, and many other ala cart tools that loyal Snow Peak consumers drool over. Snow Peak has created aesthetic and practical gear that some have called little luxuries since 1958. Their creations are branded with a neat "*" that has become synonymous to some with snowy planes trekked in bundled layers. But at...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Dock Dome, Hexa Eva Pro

Rimowa Aluminium Groove Case for iPhone XS/XS...

Rimowa Aluminium Groove Case for iPhone XS/XS Max/XR - lightweight, slim case is made from aluminium and shockproof TPU (Want more? See and [Author: submitted]
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Spotify Cosmic Playlists - basically monthly...

Spotify Cosmic Playlists - basically monthly musical horoscopes! (And for some reason the horoscopes are far lengthier on mobile than desktop) (Want more? See and [Author: submitted]
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Tesla’s interchangeable travel-pod system shows modularity in transportation

If any company had to build something as outlandish as a pod system with a fixed electric powertrain platform and an interchangeable upper pod based on use, it would probably be Tesla (or maybe we could count this Mercedes Benz concept too). Designed as a part of his thesis project, Fábio Martins’ conceptual Tesla Pod system is pretty intriguing, and especially makes sense, given that Musk is launching the Boring Tunnel project that will only work with a handful of cars that are compatible with ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Design, Tesla, Platform, Automotive, Public, Pod, Commercial, Private, Popular, Musk, Random, Mercedes Benz, Fábio Martins

Pure Inspiration hand-picked from Dribbble by Robin Har, Fiasco and more

Pure Inspiration hand-picked from Dribbble by Robin Har, Fiasco and more AoiroStudioJan 23, 2019 Let's get a mid-week burst of inspiration! Here we are with a new PURE INSPIRATION collection filled with amazing and hand-picked shots from Dribbble. What do we have today? A very cool animated poster by Fontfabric, an interesting approach of a task management UI for a mobile app by Fiasco, a lovely 2018 faves by Laura Dillema and more. It's definitely a collecti...
Tags: Design, Dribbble, Josh Lewis, Lorenzo Dolfi, Jay Fletcher, Martin Wickstrom, Landon Cooper, Robin Har Fiasco, Fontfabric, Laura Dillema, Robin Har Design, Shafiuddin Ahmed Tareq Design, Sameer Gurav, Joey Ellis, Suhayel Ahmed Nasim, Taylor Perrin Design

YD JOB ALERT: Garmin is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer

A pioneer in navigational technology, Garmin (previously known as ProNav) was founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989. The company initially specialized in in GPS technology for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sport activities (and still does), before becoming a major player in the wearable technology domain, launching activity/fitness trackers and smartwatches that rival companies like Fitbit and Apple. Garmin is looking for a Senior Industrial Designer to join their growing Cons...
Tags: Gadgets, Design, Wearable, Kansas City, Garmin, Job Board, Product Design, Senior, CNC, SolidWorks, Wacom Tablet, Apple Garmin, Gary Burrell, Industrial Designer, YD Job Alert, Min Kao

Chopin Was The Quintessential Composer For The Piano. But Was He A Great Composer?

Alan Walker’s Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times, which came out in the U.S. last October, is the first full-scale English-language primary-source biography of Chopin.1Best known for his definitive three-volume biography of Franz Liszt, Walker has done an equally thorough and thoughtful job of recounting the life of Poland’s foremost composer, of whose music he is an unstinting admirer. – Commentary
Tags: Art, Music, Poland, Alan Walker, Chopin, 01.19, Franz Liszt Walker

How to Design Creative Websites

A huge part of what makes a web designer so essential is their ability yo create something that is truly distinctive and engaging. With the likes of WordPress, Wix, and Squarespace available, website designers really need to dig into their creativity to give their clients a unique product. To do this, consider the following strategies: Use Color to Unify Your Website Many people are too afraid to venture outside the traditional black and white when designing websites. While there is nothing w...

What Is Color Therapy?

If you’ve decided to dedicate time to personal healing this new year, you may be searching for various methods by which you can do so. One method that could be particularly beneficial is color therapy, known scientifically as chromotherapy. Color therapy involves the use of color to treat a wide array of ailments. Below, we’ve provided you a breakdown of what color therapy is, why it can be useful, and how it fits into the aromatherapy that you may already be practicing. Defining Color Therapy ...
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United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

Chicago nonprofit United States Artists has released its list of 2019 fellows, each receiving an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, including filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo (who was featured in ARTnews’s “Africa Now” issue), Juliana Huxtable, Wu Tsang and Simone Leigh.  Read more at Art News    
Tags: Art, News, Chicago, United States, Art News, Minipost, Nuotama Frances Bodomo, Juliana Huxtable Wu Tsang, Simone Leigh Read

Twitter is slow-rolling out a simpler web interface, some users get it first

“A new Twitter is coming,” tweeted Twitter today. “Some of you got an opt-in to try it now. Check out the emoji button, quick keyboard shortcuts, upgraded trends, advanced search, and more. Let us know your thoughts!” It's simpler. No more three-column view. Two columns now. “It's thankfully about more than cosmetics, even if it doesn't have everything users might like,” writes Jon Fingas at Engadget. Snip: To begin with, some basic tasks are faster. Keyboard shortcuts help you navigate arou...
Tags: Twitter, Post, Business, Design, Technology, News, Social Media, Tech, Engadget, Picks, Jon Fingas

Met Reviewing Gift Acceptance Policies After Sackler Lawsuit

Following the ongoing controversy involving the Sackler family’s gifts to many American institutions and their ties to the drug OxyContinn, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is re-assessing its gift acceptance policy, the Art Newspaper reports. “The Sackler family has been connected with The Met for more than a half century,” says museum president […]
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Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 The UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations will be recognised at the national Fantastic for Families Awards ceremony at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre on 11 th February 2019. 24 arts and cultural organisations have been shortlisted for the Awards, for their outstanding contribution […] The post Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 appeared first on Art...
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Everyman, Family Arts, Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Haus der Kunst Appoints Commission of Experts to Oversee Museum

Munich’s Haus der Kunst has appointed an expert commission to oversee programming and strategy following turbulent months after the departure of Okwui Enwezor. The commission will “support the curatorial team and play an advisory and monitoring role concerning both content and feasibility of planned projects,” according to a statement.  Read more at Art Newspaper   
Tags: Art, News, Munich, Art News, Minipost, Okwui Enwezor, Haus der Kunst

Metal announce new commission with music and sound artists, Forest Swords and Immix Ensamble

Metal have announced a new commission with electronic music artist Forest Swords and Immix Ensemble, a new music piece inspired by the shifting sounds of our rapidly changing British cityscapes as part of the PRS New Music Biennial. The New Music Biennial 2019 is a PRS Foundation initiative that supports and provides a platform for talented organisations and […] The post Metal announce new commission with music and sound artists, Forest Swords and Immix Ensamble appeared first on Artinliverpool....
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A Scaffold Is Intruding On A Historic James Turrell Ceiling “Window”

The obstruction seems to be protruding from the gargantuan high-rises going up across the street from PS1, at 22-44 Jackson Avenue. These two residential buildings, which replaced the former legendary graffiti haven 5Pointz, are also called 5Pointz and will house 1,115 units total (including 223 affordable housing units) when they’re finished. – Gothamist
Tags: Art, Visual, 01.17.19, Historic James Turrell Ceiling

GoSun unveils solar cooker that lets you serve up some sizzling meals at night

San Francisco-based GoSun has become synonymous for their ground-breaking solar-powered cookers that use nothing more than sunlight to cook entire meals. Now, the company has just unveiled two new game-changing products at this year’s CES event, the GoSun Fusion, a solar stove capable of cooking day or night, and the GoSun Chill, a solar refrigerator system that can keep food and beverages cold without using a drop of fuel. Using the company’s patented solar cooking technology, the GoSun Fusi...
Tags: Design, San Francisco, Ces, Gallery, Innovation, Clean Energy, Solar Power, Sustainable Design, Eat & Drink, Green Innovation, Solar Cookers, CES 2019, Gosun, GoSun Fusion, Solar Ovens, Solar-powered Refrigerators

All-Or-Nothing? Following Dreams Is Fine, But It’s Not Everything

Advocates of dream-following, of commitment and career leaps of faith, often say: ‘You’ll regret it if you don’t.’ They might be right about that (actually, they almost certainly are). But here’s the rub: regret is not the sole preserve of the cautious compromiser. A failure to compromise can also beget future unhappiness. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, 01.22.19

Bluecoat announce 2019 programme

Bluecoat Exhibition & Residency Highlights 2019 In 2019 Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, will launch a series of exhibitions, residencies and events looking to the future of artistic practice. Highlights include a major new exhibition with American artist Alexis Teplin, solo exhibitions with Shezad Dawood and Grace Ndiritu and the group exhibition Survey […] The post Bluecoat announce 2019 programme appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Top, Bluecoat, Bluecoat Liverpool, Shezad Dawood, Contemporary Arts, Alexis Teplin, Grace Ndiritu

Can Translations Be Anything More Than Compromises?

Doesn’t translating a work of literature inevitably involve moving things around and altering many of the relations between the words in the original? In which case, either the original’s alleged perfection has been overstated, or the translation is indeed, as pessimists have often supposed, a fine but somewhat flawed copy.  – New York Review of Books
Tags: Art, Words, 01.21.19

How To Create A “Viral” Play (What Is That?)

Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour:  “Marketing-wise at the time I didn’t have anyone helping me, so I put my email address in the show. I urged people to write to me. I asked a random audience member to keep the script after the show; it’s my way of spreading the word. It was a strategy and it worked.” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, Audience, Nassim Soleimanpour, 01.15.19

Hand Gesture Candles

Expressive candles designed to look like realistic life-sized hand gestures. CandleHand – realistic human hand shaped candles. 100% handmade! Also check out: Crying Unicorn Candle
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This high-tech LED lighting could grow veggies in space

Move over, freeze-dried foods and Tang. The astronauts of tomorrow may be growing veggies in their spacecraft or even on the moon and Mars. OSRAM, a global high-tech lighting company, showed off its PHYTOFY horticultural lighting system at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). PHYTOFY RL uses LED lights that can be tuned, controlled and scheduled for different research applications. NASA is experimenting with PHYTOFY at the Kennedy Space Center to create plant recipes, which could event...
Tags: Design, Nasa, Mars, Kennedy Space Center, Steve Graves, OSRAM, Maximilian Lössl

It’s Popular To Dump On “Rich” Cities. Why?

Well, there’s bad traffic. And unaffordable housing. Unaffordable everything. And income inequality. And forget about getting anything done. But why should this be? Rich cities should be places where things get better. The fact they don’t lies with policy. – James Russell
Tags: Art, Issues, 01.21.19

Milapfest’s Founder, Prashant Nayak, Has Retired After Over 35 Years Service

Milapfest’s Founder & Executive Director, Prashant Nayak, Has Retired After Over 35 Years Service 2019 marks a significant new era for Milapfest, the UK’s leading Indian arts development trust. Executive Director and founder Prashant Nayak retired at the start of this year after over 35 years of tireless and invaluable work at the organisation. The […] The post Milapfest’s Founder, Prashant Nayak, Has Retired After Over 35 Years Service appeared first on
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Culture delivers massive boost for city

Culture delivers massive boost for city LIVERPOOL’S programme of events to mark ten years since the city was European Capital of Culture, attracted more than 2.2 million visitors to the city and boosted the local economy by a whopping £85m – QUADRUPLING the 2017 figure. A special End of Year Report into Liverpool’s 2018 cultural activities will […] The post Culture delivers massive boost for city appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Report, Liverpool, European Capital Of Culture, Culture Liverpool, Liverpool 2018

Nomadic Distillery Amass Launches its First Gin

An exploration of LA’s spirit scene has led to a delicious tipple Unlike most spirit brands, Amass is taking a nomadic approach: opting to travel from city to city, working with preferred distillers on small-batches of premium spirits. The brand’s first release, a gin from Los Angeles, was crafted by Morgan McLachlan, co-founder of The Spirit Guild. McLachlan had a hand in every step of the gin’s …
Tags: Design, La, Alcohol, Los Angeles, Spirits, Gin, Food + Drink, Distilleries, Gin Distilleries, Amass, Morgan McLachlan, Spirit Guild McLachlan

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