The Design Museum to explore the hypnotic world of electronic music

The Design Museum in London is opening a new exhibit dedicated to Electronic Dance Music (EDM) and rave culture. This is super interesting because a lot of people think that EDM is not art, not music –– but this museum highlights the design, technology, and innovation behind EDM artists and the communities in general. The…

Footwear and Apparel Concepts by Designer Nicole McLaughlin

This article presents the work of Boston-based designer Nicole McLaughlin. She designs and creates shoes and apparel, but does so in a unique way where she tries to keep things in their “natural” state. A few examples include a button down made of Dover Street Market tissue paper, a bubble wrap jacket and badminton-birdie cleats….

Allison Schulnik’s glamour magic and illusion

I found this piece fascinating because I’ve always loved illusions and animations. Through her stop motion animations of her depictions of moths as well as the complexity and delicacy of her art, Schulnik captures the transient nature of the moth, casting it as short-lived beings with both movement and narrative. The article describes that Schulnik “has mastered the…

A Floating Hotel on a Frozen River in Sweden

This is an article about a new hotel that opened in Sweden. I found the design and location of the hotel super unique — the article describes how the architects were inspired from timber floating methods used by loggers to transport felled trees downriver. When the ice thaws, the cabins would be floating on the…