What if you could play Tetris with real buildings? Graphic designer and artist Axel de Stampa gets to do just this in his new Architecture Animée series by reconstructing contemporary urban architectures and serving them up as GIF art. From spinning the Memory Museum around an imaginary axle to a getting the Emerson College in… Continue reading Architecture in Motion Series Reconstructs Buildings into GIFs
Are you thinking about doing some Springtime interior redecorating? We’ve seen some interesting furniture design trends constructed in 2014 with 3D printed designs becoming more viable along with the traditional odes to the classics. Now Core77 has put together a clever little sketch and quick reference guide to the state of furniture design that ought… Continue reading The Quick Reference Guide to Furniture Design Trends in 2014
Starting today, there’s a new art exhibition in Sydney, Australia and everyone’s invited. The Vivid Sydney exhibit is a public light and music show that displays outdoor lighting sculptures and installations throughout the city downtown. The exhibit runs from May 23-June 9 and also features contemporary and cutting-edge music, with performances spanning several genres. The… Continue reading Vivid Sydney: Where Art and Technology Intersect to Light Up Your Night
Do you think you’ll ever see any flying cars in the future? Well if you happened to visit the city of Tehran, you would actually see some today. See these cars aren’t actually flying, but rather part of a playful exhibit by artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo looking to brighten up the city. These incredible Jetsons-like murals… Continue reading 14 Gravity-Defying Street Murals that Merge Architecture with Nature
Do you consider the American industrial complex to be something of a machine? Not too long ago, we brought you ARCHIST, an interesting series of artwork by Spanish-based designer Federico Babina which depicted what architecture would look like if designed in the styles of various famous artists. Today we return with another striking collection by… Continue reading 12 Countries and Their Famous Landmarks Illustrated as Machines
When it comes to cityscapes, few have a better eye for it than Benjamin Stack, who illustrates extremely finely dense urban layouts with just the tip of a pen. Sack creates intricate fictional worlds that merge modern day city architectures like skyscrapers, streets and bridges with contemporary art and other abstract geometrical shapes. Some of… Continue reading Intracite Cityscapes Emerge from Pen Illustrations
What if painter Salvador Dali decided to also dabble in architecture and build a house? Or Andy Warhol a museum? It’s hard to deny the implicit relationship between art and architecture. So designer Federico Babina put together an interesting collection of architectural illustrations inspired by the different styles of famous artists. “Art and architecture are… Continue reading What if Famous Artworks Were Transformed Into Buildings?
From the classic Beatles‘ Abbey Road cover to the factories illustrated on Pink Floyd‘s Animals release, many of your favorite album covers are actual scenes from real life. With recent advances in Google Street View technology, Halley Docherty of The Guardian helps us relive these moments using satellite images from the scenes with the real… Continue reading 11 Classic Album Covers Taken Back to Where it all Began via Google Street View