Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Design competitions, televised art classes, virtual parties, online orations and more ways to feel connected

George Nakashima’s Children Live Within and Preserve His Design Legacy Japanese-American architect and furniture designer George Nakashima’s New Hope, Pennsylvania property houses more than 19 buildings by the craftsman. Two of them are homes to his daughter, Mira (who runs the grounds) and his son, Kevin—an unofficial keeper of the family’s saga. A prolific creator, Nakashima turned from commercial architecture to midcentury folk craft. During …

COLORS’ Live Broadcast

Launching yesterday, music platform COLORS’ livestream offers a place for music fans to connect with each other and their favorite artists in a chat room. At 2PM EST each day, an artist will appear on the COLORS stream to perform—without post-production or show crew. Launched in partnership with YouTube Music, these livestreams also act as fundraisers (which will run for 30 days or until the …

Halo Edition Creates Glorious Spectrums of Color

Project sunset-like color art in your home or office

Designed to produce optical works of art, Mandalaki’s Halo Edition comprises a collection of patented lighting instruments—for use in homes, offices or even galleries—that produce varying auras of red, yellow, gold, purple, and blue light. The sunset-like presentation is possible due to thousands of hours of research into the process of isolating frequencies of white light and how refraction can create distinguishable lines and unique …