The Future of Workwear

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

Milan’s Triennale Museum delves into the future of workwear with a new exhibit curated by Alessandro Geurriero. The design prompt tasked 40 international creatives from the fields of art, architecture, design and fashion to create uniforms for a job that will, or should, exist in the future. As you may expect, the results are much more interesting than the average blue jumpsuit.

The Maracanã Blow

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

Brazil’s gut-wrenching 1950 World Cup defeat at Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro has stayed with the country in the form of “The Maracanã Blow.” With sound effects, chirpy music, gorgeous photos of various places in Brazil and lots of sweet and moving illustrations, Christoph Niemann personifies the Maracanaço for the New York Times, telling the story of the historic final match and the …

The Serpentine’s Unearthly Summer Pavilion

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

For well over a decade now, London’s Serpentine Galleries have annually commissioned a different architect to create a temporary structure in the famous Hyde Park space, and this year’s concept from Chilean designer Smiljan Radic presents what’s sure to be the project’s most obscure offering to date. Radic’s cocoon-like alien structure presents a great juxtaposition of materials and textures; massive boulders strewn about set the …