Experience Designer Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun's "Homo Sapiens, I Hear You"
In her continual quest to bridge narratives, future-thinking and science in unconventional settings, the extraordinary experience designer, Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun is unravelling Maslow's hierarchy of needs in a year-long series of workshops at Brooklyn...
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Scent Detectives Define the Smell of Old Books You know the sensation of pressing your nose into an antique book or walking through a historic library. But we've long struggled with the exact adjectives to describe these scents. Thankfully...
Tippet Rise Art Center, Montana
A couple of hours from Yellowstone National Park, a very different (but no less spectacular) kind of destination opened just last month. Tippet Rise Art Center, located in Fishtail, Montana, is driven by the mission to make art and music more affordable...
Fashionable Technology Book Launch
Professor, designer, CEO and curator Sabine Seymour's new book "Fashionable Technology" collects 50 examples in the burgeoning field that integrate technology with clothing. From the conceptual to the practical, the survey features gorgeous...
Saskia Olde Wolbers
by Laurice Parkin The video art of Saskia Olde Wolbers is transfixing to watch not only for the dreamlike fluidity accompanied by surreal narrative, but also to see the intensely complex handmade models that the artists films. These miniature sets...
Design to Inform
Next week in New York the AIGA presents a lecture Design to Inform: How can design make information accessible, usable and perhaps even sublime? Visual presentations and a panel discussion of designers and a design critic...