Design

August 10, 2020

Scientists Create 3D-Printed Terra Cotta Tiles to Encourage Coral Reef Growth

Long-suffering coral reefs may begin to regrow with a promising new technology. The coral population has declined heavily due to red tides, pollution, and increased water traffic in the Double Island area of Sai Kung. For a restoration project commissioned by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), marine scientists and architects from the University of Hong Kong (HKU)

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August 6, 2020

Vans Is Releasing a Simpsons-Inspired Collection to Celebrate “America’s Favorite Family”

Fans of The Simpsons can now pay homage to their favorite members of the iconic cartoon family, thanks to The Simpsons x Vans collection. Due to launch on August 7, the colorful collaboration comprises multiple footwear styles—as well as apparel, and accessories—adorned with The Simpsons characters and other motifs that reference scenes from the show.

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August 5, 2020

7 Watercolor Mediums That Will Transform the Way You Use the Paint

There's a reason why watercolor painting is so popular. Not only are the paints more affordable than their acrylic and oil counterparts, but their portability makes them ideal for artists to work en plein air. However, there's more to watercolor painting than pans and tubes. Watercolor mediums are a great way to enhance your artwork in unique and creative ways.

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August 3, 2020

Illustrator Reimagines His Favorite Movies as Classic Paperback Books

Designer and illustrator Matt Stevens has designed for magazines and media companies, but his recent project titled Good Movies as Old Books is more personal. Stevens transformed one hundred of his favorite films into colorful and worn book covers—some complete with price tags, as if you could pick them up off the shelves of a used bookstore. Each reimagined paperback's title and author is represented by the movie's respective title and director.

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