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A new installation by artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman masks the stately columns and ornate flourishes of Tate Britain’s facade, enveloping the London museum in a blanket of neon. In “Remembering a Brave New World,” technicolor symbols, pop culture references, and religious iconography transform the

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“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”

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Up until the mid-19th century, the only way to cross the Vltava River in Prague was to head over the gothic stone arches of the Charles Bridge. The project of King Charles IV, construction of the now iconic structure began in 1357 after a flood damaged the existing walkway. A short animation by

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It's well-documented that music moves us, and an advertisement for BBC Sounds takes that research literally. A project of Rogue Films, the one-minute clip opens on a woman riding a city bus before swooping into a responsively choreographed dance enhanced by visual effects. Each subject, includi

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The dream of a machine-readable Internet is as old as the Internet itself, but only in recent years has it really seemed possible. As major websites take strides towards data-fying their content, now’s the perfect time to jump on the bandwagon.

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While traditional wood and velvet-lined caskets can take more than a decade to decompose in the earth, a new design by Bob Hendrikx is an environmentally friendly alternative that replenishes the soil. Breaking down in just two to three years, “The Living Cocoon” is composed entirely of mycelium, th

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Helen Burgess, who works under the moniker nosey mungo, crafts a playful troupe of characters with endlessly diverse expressions: there's a flock of startled chickens, a bulging rain frog sporting a dramatic frown, and a whale duo grinning with contentment. Imbued with a bit of whimsy, Burgess's cla

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The artists stood down as academicians after the gallery said it would not be hosting the show they had planned

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Adam Hillman (previously) has taken recommendations to choose a balanced diet seriously. For each slice of Granny Smith apple, the New Jersey-based artist pairs a quartered cucumber, halved kiwi, and peeled plantain in a meticulous, color-coded arrangement.

Using produce, candy, and breakfast far

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Designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has picked 10 projects representing the New London Fabulous movement of “beauty, complexity and joy”.

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The founders of Belgium's Studio Plastique explain how their research-based projects and material investigations aim to position design as “a tool for a world that is in transition” in this interview as part of our VDF x Alcova collaboration.

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American conceptual artist who cremated all his paintings in 1970 and later effaced the images of public figures with stick-on dots

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squishy flesh suits by artist daisy collingridge layer bulbous forms over swathes of 'muscular' fabric made from quilted textiles in pastel colors.

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'form without function is pointless. and all the more senseless from today's ecological point of view,' said dieter rams to designboom's editor-in-chief.

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Stefano Boeri Architetti studio is back again with another ambitious project – a Smart Forest City in Cancun, Mexico.

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Unilever has claimed it is saving hundreds of thousands of pounds a year by replacing human recruiters with an artificial intelligence system, amid warnings of a populist backlash against the spread of machine learning.

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designed by fran silvestre, 'house in benahavis' is located in 'la zagaleta' – a development near marbella on southern spain's costa del sol.

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Italian artist Ettore Spalletti, renowned for his minimalist, monochrome paintings, has died aged 79 at his home in Spoltore on 11 October

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