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  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 6:00 | From:

    This Library Looks Like A Giant Game Of Scrabble

    It’s easy to think of a library as a dusty repository of the past. But new signage at the National Library of Luxembourg (BnL) is a beautiful reminder that libraries—from the books in the stacks to the events they have on site—are always changing. [Image: courtesy Pentagram]Pentagram partner Sascha... Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 4:58 | From:

    Remembering Terence Conran

    Tributes to the design legend Terence Conran, who died on September 12, have poured in this week from those he influenced and supported. Here, Clive Grinyer, head of design at the RCA, looks back at his impact on British design and culture The post Remembering Terence Conran appeared first on Creati... Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 4:35 | From:

    It’s Architecture … But For Dogs

    Japan House London’s latest exhibition is a showcase of doggie-friendly architecture, featuring kennels and beds created by some of the biggest names in design The post It’s architecture … but for dogs appeared first on Creative Review. Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 4:23 | From:

    Exposure: Lindley Warren Mickunas

    In the latest edition of the Exposure column, art director Gem Fletcher profiles Lindley Warren Mickunas, whose photography speaks to the chaotic, awkward and even occasionally claustrophobic nature of the maternal bond The post Exposure: Lindley Warren Mickunas appeared first on Creative Review. Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 4:21 | From:

    A New Photo Book Is Documenting African Surf Culture

    Surf brand Mami Wata is hoping to shake off tired surfing stereotypes by shining a light on the sport’s cultural relevance in countries across Africa The post A new photo book is documenting African surf culture appeared first on Creative Review. Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 4:00 | From:

    Returns Are Bad For The Environment. Pottery Barn Wants To Do Something About It

    Every year, customers return piles of textiles to Pottery Barn. Someone decides a blanket doesn’t match her bedroom decor after all; another doesn’t like the feel of a bathrobe he ordered. For hygiene reasons, many of these products can’t be resold, so they’re thrown out and ultimately end up in a l... Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 3:00 | From:

    The World’s Most Unconventional Use Of Business Cards

    Should weird architecture be preserved? Often more expensive to maintain and less versatile than many contemporary buildings, groundbreaking architecture from the past is perpetually threatened with demolition. Advocates, meanwhile, insist that it should be maintained on historical and sentimental v... Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 2:00 | From:

    Patagonia Sells Out Of Shorts With Tags That Read ‘Vote The Assholes Out’

    With less than 50 days until the election, Patagonia is making its political position clear with the fashion equivalent of an Easter egg. If you’ve happened to buy a pair of men’s shorts from the brand, you might discover that the underside of the garment tag says, “VOTE THE ASSHOLES OUT.” Over the... Read more

  • Posted: September 18 2020 @ 1:00 | From:

    This Isn’t Science Fiction: The Military Wants To Use Heat Rays On Protesters

    On June 1, Trump displayed one of the most telling moments of his presidency, as he deployed the National Guard to clear out protesters from Lafayette Square and St. John’s Church near the White House for his own photo opp. The Guard fired tear gas and rubber bullets to do so. The response to citize... Read more

  • Posted: September 17 2020 @ 19:01 | From:

    Kamala Harris Made A Splash In Converse. Can The Company Keep The Magic Going?

    Last week, vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris got the campaign trail news cycle buzzing with some unexpected hype. It wasn’t a new policy on climate change or income inequality. It was her Chuck Taylors. This is minuscule in the grand scheme of things, but seeing @KamalaHarris campaign in Co... Read more