An Intimate Short Film Highlights 2020’s Crises through Exquisitely Surreal Scenes

 Animation #climate change #COVID-19 #short film #surreal #technology #video September 22, 2020 Grace Ebert  Set to subdued music, Nicolas Lichtle’s short film titled “à la fin…” is an unusually ethereal depiction...

Textured Embroideries Capture the Thick Patchwork of Scenic Farmland and Forests

 Craft #aerial #embroidery #farming #landscapes September 22, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Victoria Rose Richards, shared with permisison Based in South West Devon, Victoria Rose Richards (previously) accentuates the...

How to Harness the Healing Benefits of the Arts – ART BLOG

Day, Hannah Parkes – RBSA Prize Exhibition 2020 Exploring the positive correlation between the arts and wellbeing, writer and teacher Courtney Geering, shares tips...

A New Volume Compiles Five Decades of the Pudgy, Curious, and Drowsy Pups in...

 Photography #books #dogs September 21, 2020 Grace Ebert Mixed-breed and the photographer’s daughter Maria, Long Island, New York, 1956. All images © Estate of Walter Chandoha, courtesy...

A Renovated Home in Courdimanche with a Mezzanine Made of Net

Martins Afonso atelier de design was tasked with reimagining a house in Courdimanche, France, for a family longing for a comfortable home that...

Archtober 2020 Highlights a Decade of Design In NYC with a Month-Long Program

Next month kicks off the start of Archtober, the annual month-long celebration of architecture and design in New York organized by the Center...

The Attention Economy: An Animation Visualizes the Endless Onslaught of Digital Distractions

 Animation #social media #technology #video September 21, 2020 Grace Ebert If you’ve scrolled through Twitter while reading Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing or Cal Newport’s Digital Minimalism,...

A Compostable Coffin Designed by Bob Hendrikx Grows from Mushroom Mycelium

 Design Science #death #mushrooms September 21, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Bob Hendrikx While traditional wood and velvet-lined caskets can take more than a decade to decompose in...

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