Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Art Nerds

Whether finding prints for the home or representing your favorite gallery, these products are for those who appreciate creativity

To have any type of art in your own home is a gift—especially this year, when visiting galleries and museums hasn’t been easy. We’re not all able to afford the pieces we covet, but we can learn to appreciate our favorite genres, artists, photographers, buildings and styles through beautifully designed books or limited edition prints. We can represent our favorite small galleries by wearing their …

Explore ASMR at the “Weird Sensation Feels Good” Exhibition

Inside Sweden’s national architecture and design museum in Stockholm, ArkDes, the first-of-its-kind exhibition Weird Sensation Feels Good investigates autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR)—a phenomenon now 13 million videos deep on the internet. ASMR—chilling, pleasurable tingles instigated by common sounds, like rustling, scratching or crinkling—grew beyond a niche subset. The exhibition examines the pre-internet history of ASMR, its development into an advertising and design tool, its …