Jump into the desk chair of the ultra-talented illustrator Patrick Vale as he draws the Lower-Manhattan skyline from the Empire State Building.
The U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy has won special mention for the exhibition “Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good.” The pavilion, co-curated by Lab curator David van der Leer, was one of three to receive a special mention (Poland and Russia were the others). Japan’s pavilion took the Golden Lion for Best Pavilion.
We love these eye-popping installations from Brooklyn-based street artist Aakash Nihalani, who has built dynamic geometric cut-out artworks traced by a fluorescent colored outline. Check out these images of the works in both natural and man-made surroundings.
Folding bikes are perfect for urban dwellers in tight spaces, and plenty of brand new designs were submitted for the Eurobike award. One of the winners, TERN’s Eclipse X20 bike, is also known as the “pirate ninja.” See more winning designs on Designboom.
Make a splash (literally) with this water-sensitive LED wall. Created by artist Antonin Fourneau while in residence at Digitalarti, the wall lets visitors create their own temporary graffiti by “painting” with water guns, hoses, or just a sprinkle of water.
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