How Museums Protect and Highlight Artworks

Plenty of design decisions and details in museums (from glass display cases to pedestals, lighting and flippable panels) keep artworks and artifacts safe, but also highlight each piece for viewers without distracting them. With help from Goppion (a leading provider of museum cases), Lilly Cao for ArchDaily explains the many factors taken into consideration when displaying art. From conservation to interaction, there are minute details …

Samsung’s “The Frame” Smart TV and Art Display

Yves Behar lends his design vision to a sensor-laden visual tool for the home

Announced at CES this year, The Frame isn’t your average Samsung smart TV. At its core, of course, is a flat-screen UHD television, but with its proper unveiling today, the Yves Behar-designed display takes a queue from CH favorite Electric Objects and employs a library of curated art to display whenever the TV isn’t in use. The highly customizable item adjusts to everything from its …

Flipbin Brings Your Favorite Vinyl Records to the Front

A sizable, angled display for easy listening and viewing

There is a myriad of record storage and organizing designs out there but the recently launched flipbin—currently funding on Kickstarter—grabbed our attention. Manufactured in Chicago, the aluminum storage unit is angled (supported by another bent aluminum kickstand) for easy browsing and protective storage, and further doubles as a great display. It’s meant to complement your shelves and shelves of vinyl by serving as the place …