Monday, August 18, 2014
Katerina Kamprani’s work has been described as vindictive, sadistic, frustrating, and twisted. You might use those words, too, if you tried on her rain boots (with an open toe), sat in her chair (with a slanted seat), or tried to eat your lunch with one of her forks (which collapses like nunchucks).
Friday, August 15, 2014
When Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo came out, it didn’t look like any other book of its kind. That’s thanks to Peter Mendelsund, whose uncluttered book jacket designs are irresistible, and always come from his deep engagement with the material.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
There’s one item you can find in most restaurants from New York to California: A poster telling you how to save someone who’s choking. Though required by law in many states, those simple greyscale instructions tend to fade into the wallpaper. Until now.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Monday, August 04, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
Motorcycle enthusiasts are bringing back a stripped-down, minimal look that recalls British bikes of the 1950s and 1960s. Called café racers, these motorcycles are pretty much the opposite of those hulking Harleys and neon Kawasakis you might pass on the highway.
Friday, July 04, 2014
“By 2013, I literally envisioned that I would be retiring on the moon,” says Candy Torres, a former software engineer for the International Space Station. Like so many scientists of her generation, Torres grew up watching Star Trek in the late 1960s. On the Enterprise ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The visionary landscape architect created Central Park, Prospect Park, Boston's "Emerald Necklace," and more.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014