Articles tagged USA

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Leaving paper and canvas outdoors, this creator lets nature take its artistic toll

New York City – In a series of works dating back 40 years, artist Jacek Tylicki surrenders his creative reins to natural forces.

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How predictive analytics can change our notion of beauty

Los Angeles – Living Archive was a show by Wayne McGregor and Google Arts and Culture that revealed the directing capabilities of an AI choreographic tool.

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Why an architect used Amazon’s Alexa to build a smart salon in LA

Los Angeles – Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido vitalizes the spatially ‘outdated’ hair and salon industries with Starring by Ted Gibson, a tech-powered hairdressing studio.

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‘I love clay; it's a world that is endless with what I can learn, experiment and achieve’

New York City – While the colours, shape, and scale may be joyful, New York-based artist Jennie Jieun Lee's ceramic portraiture is defined by maudlin undercurrents.

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Immersive spaces can help you work out harder, shows these Denver climbing studios

Denver – Experiential design studio Cactus developed an interactive lighting system for two Rise Nation locations, giving way to a nightclub-like atmosphere for high intensity …

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Why HBO (and not Netflix) gave design fans the TV special they actually deserve

New York City – Michael Krantz, the production designer for HBO’s My Favorite Shapes, speaks of the unorthodox design intent behind Julio Torres’ new comedy special.

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A light installation by Maja Petrić shows AI can foster human connection

Seattle – Developed with custom detection software, Maja Petrić’s We Are All Made of Light illustrates technology’s potential to unite a space’s audience.

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‘I love monumental buildings that laugh at themselves a little’

United States – Colombian writer and curator Andres Ramirez reflects upon Denise Scott Brown’s legacy as architect and thinker.

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What happens when you turn computer keyboards into wall coverings?

United States – Using thousands of recycled keys from the cast-off keyboards Sarah Frost creates wall-sized landscapes of texture, colour and pattern.

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Scented dinners? This installation feels like being inside a flower bouquet

Los Angeles – In LA, the Daikoku Design Institute presents an interactive installation called The Art of Bloom. The big surprise, though, lies in the activities linked to the …

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Slack’s new Californian HQ honours the hiking trail that leads to its Vancouver office

San Francisco – When Studio O+A was asked to design the San Francisco head office for workplace app Slack, the team found inspiration in an odd place: the Pacific outdoors.

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Tree saplings become otherworldly sculptures in the hands of this American artist

United States – Artist Patrick Dougherty uses saplings to create sculptures that represent the contrast with the solid geometry of modern cities.