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The Design Museum’s 13th annual prize has 74 nominees across six categories from graphics to digital, highlighting the most innovative and provocative need-to-know projects from the past year.
Robert Granjon lived in the 1500s. The new style of typeface he invented in 1557, modeled on contemporary Gothic cursive handwriting, and later came to be know as Civilité, after the Civilité of 'etiquette' books that the typeface often appeared in. Although Granjon really anted his Civilité to become the national typeface of France. However, it never really caught on, and could compete with Roman and Italic fonts.
In very Danish fashion, Amager Bakke, the very visible and thoroughly modern waste-to-energy power plant in Copenhagen was made to run as environmentally clean as possible.
That alone would have been enough, yet the designers at Bjarke Ingels Group decided to put the plant’s very unique shape to
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…
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.