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Locals to NYC and visitors alike can now enjoy the best views of the city thanks to a fabulous new tiny home retreat that has opened on Governors Island.
Swooshing in just in time for the start of the ski season is Méribel’s newest ski-in/ski-out hotel. With admirable restraint, the Paris-based interior architect Pierre Yovanovitch has gently terraced into the side of a meringue-white slope to spread Le Coucou’s 55 rooms, suites and chalets over ten cascading levels of rugged stone walls and spacious terraces.
Everyone's earliest LEGO experiences begin with stacking bricks. This is an observation documented by the team at LEGO Education, an entity within LEGO Group that builds kits and classes to coincide with the STEAM learning system. Founded in 1980, LEGO Education signifies the toy brand's expansion from pieces and puzzles to lesson plans. Their latest release, SPIKE Prime for middle…
When we witness something amazing, many of us instinctively pull out our phones and snap pictures. Is this obsession with photographing everything impacting our experiences? In a meditative talk, Erin Sullivan reflects on how being more intentional with her lens enhanced her ability to enjoy the moment — and could help you do the same, too.
LEGO recently launched a new product with the purpose of helping blind and visually impaired children to learn Braille. The LEGO Foundation is testing the program, which is composed of “Braille bricks”, with each LEGO piece representing a different letter or number. These specific bricks will be molded with both Braille letter and numbers, while […]
Freelance photographer Kieran Murray rounded up his photos for the past 4 years and decided to add toy Godzilla into them to make it seem like they are exploring the world together. Why? Because he was bored. And for internet fame, of course.
A selection of images from New York City-based fashion and portrait photographer Valerie Chiang. Inspired by both vernacular snapshots and the canonical artists of the golden age of editorial photography, Chiang's work straddles the line between vintage emotionality and an elegant, modern aesthetic.
Devastated by his time in Germany, which he regards as still Nazi, the artist has moved. As he unveils a powerful virtual reality artwork, he talks about needing a monster to fight – and why he’d like to be a barber
In 1900, so the story goes, prominent physicist Lord Kelvin addressed the British Association for the Advancement of Science with these words: “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now.” How wrong he was. The following century completely turned physics on its head. A huge number of theoretical and experimental discoveries have transformed …
I’ll make this quick: In their just-published book, User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play, Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant have written a contemporary treatise that is sure to become a foundational text. (And I’ll make this simple: If you’re looking for holiday gifts and you’re a designer-type, buy ten of these, wrap ’em up, and figure out who gets ’em as you’re walking out the door. Guaranteed satisfaction for all your employees, partners, clients, and students, this book would also be useful to anyone—or anyone’s parents—who wonder what designers actually do.)