Frida Escobedo’s 2018 Serpentine Pavilion

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion courtyard opens in London’s Hyde Park on 15 June, and the anticipation is high for several reasons. First, Escobedo is the youngest architect tapped for the prestigious project. The material—a British-made, gray cement—maintains her love of locally sourced components. And it certainly brings a powerful display of Mexican modernism to the park for its 18th pavilion commission. Every year …

The Perfect Burger

Futuristic workwear in Milan, London's new Serpentine Pavilion, electronic sign language and more in our weekly look at the web

In a new video from the New York Times, Senior Editor Sam Sifton shares the secrets to whipping up the best burger possible at home. His top tip happens to be a prevalent one that always needs reinforcing: cook on a heavy pan or griddle. From there, Sifton delivers a bevy of valuable bits of advice and information from burger aficionados nationwide. In the midst …

Netdiver’s Return

Futuristic workwear in Milan, London's new Serpentine Pavilion, electronic sign language and more in our weekly look at the web

This week marks the return of longtime digital design publication Netdiver. With a knack for showcasing some of the most visually appealing design work since 1998 (the dinosaur age of digital media for those keeping score at home), the site’s return is a welcome one. One quick scroll through the homepage reveals the editorial team hasn’t missed a beat: the site greets new readers and …