Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From space dust to preferred pronouns, thermal imaging and astounding architecture

Pairing Artists + Musicians, “Pressing Matters” Project Raises Funds for Music Support London-based Pavement Licker (a creative duo consisting of James-Lee Duffy and Josh Jones) has launched “Pressing Matters,” a project that joins the art and music industries to raise money for mental health charity Music Support. The initiative sees artists and designers paired with musicians and bands for cover art that’s currently on show …

NASA Backs Three RISD Space Design Club Projects

Imagined by the Space Design Club at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), a space-dust repeller, a wearable rock sample container and an augmented reality headset for use in astronaut helmets are three proposals selected by NASA, from their BIG Idea Challenge, to receive further development. Each project is in a different stage of development, with many scientists (and students) working virtually. RISD’s Space Design Club …

Degen’s Acid-Drenched SS 2015 Collection

Knitwear with no shortage of color, attitude or humor

by Laura Feinstein While oftentimes New York Fashion Week shows at Lincoln Center are characterized by flash and grandeur, downtown at Chelsea Piers Studio, a showing of younger designers is proving to be where a new spark is. Since graduating from RISD in 2008, Brooklyn-based knitwear designer, clothier and textile artist Lindsay Degen has made ripples in the fashion world for her haute-ly bonkers and …