As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus, more and more designers are using their skills to help keep us safe. From new ways to open doors to concepts for air travel, design is paving a new normal for what post-Covid life will look like. As we remain more conscious about what we touch and the germs we’re spreading, even small things like pedestrian crossings become a point of contamination.
Tattooist Michele Volpi creates surreal body art crafted from finely inked details.
As places begin to slowly reopen, it’s important we take the necessary steps for responsible social distancing. Part of that includes wearing face masks in public, especially when maintaining six feet of space is hard to do—like in the grocery store or pharmacy. Luckily, artists have made it easy to wear masks by putting their artwork on them. In doing this, they’re making the cloth coverings both practical and fashionable.
While most pet furniture isn’t the most stylishly designed, Cats Mode creates modern cat furnishings that double as contemporary home...
The job of a cartographer leaves little room for creativity, as maps are expected to provide an accurate representation of...
Artist Boryana Ilieva examines film architecture and set design in her project Floor Plan Croissant. This ongoing series of meticulously painted floor plans capture the cinematic spaces of famous films like Parasite (2019), Roma (2018), and Call Me By Your Name (2017). The idea for the series began after Ilieva attended a lecture in 2014 by Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, and 2020 is shaping up to be the strangest summer yet.
Year after year, we see stores selling the same old Father’s Day presents, from boring barbecue accessories to tried-and-true toolsets.
Kids’ art materials don’t always allow for children to accurately depict diversity when drawing people, leaving many feeling unrepresented. That’s why Crayola recently announced a set of new crayons called Colors of the World. This inclusive set features 40 different skin tones, representing a full spectrum of human complexions. Working with real people to develop each shade, Crayola started with the lightest and darkest hues as starting points.
As COVID-19 travel restrictions are still in place, you’re likely missing traveling to your favorite places.
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)