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Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols.
I have always been fascinated by futuristic architecture and seeing as it’s the weekend I was browsing around checking out some amazing designs today. I have picked out my favorite ten for your perusal – as a bit of a respite from text-heavy lists.
Nobody loves bullshit more than the art world, and nobody tolerates bullshit less than the world of science, so when the two do meet it should be a knock down brawl to the death. That's just not always the case: Sometimes they get along quite well.
Most Fine Arts majors will tell you, while serving your Double-Tall Latte, that all true artwork is dangerous. What they will not tell you, however, is that in some cases it could also win a war single-handedly. The definition of what constitutes art now apparently contains giant roving robots, terrifying autonomous skeletons and flaming metal snakes.
Getty Images/BananaStock via Thinkstock. The paper clip is something of a fetish object in design circles.
The Whale: Ahhh!
Everyone needs (or demands) their own bit of defensible space.
I'm Mark Stafford.
ibby Tue, 07/17/2012 - 03:11 Craig Tracy, a New Orleans native, has been a professional artist since the age of sixteen.
Clockwork Love builds further on the Bling Bling pendant designed by Tjep. for Chi Ha Paura...?
The minimalistic liquid Kusho sculptures by Japanese born artist Shinichi Maruyama are pure zen to watch and remind me on a Japanese form of calligraphy, or artistic writing.
Colossal has seen its fair share of commendable book and paper work the last few weeks, but this was too good to pass up.
"as long as they exist". If a flood or fire do them in, then they no longer exist (I do have a family Bible that survived a fire, however). But otoh, if the "cloud" servers go down, and have no backups, then no more ephemeral books either.
Art, being gifted, choice and discipline
NL architects, pieter bannenberg, walter van dijk and kamiel klaasse, presented 'virtual realities' a photographic exhibition, at the venice architecture biennale. the works discuss the present position of the architect, which at times seems non-existent as there are so many middlemen involved in projects these days that they seem to take forever to complete. but, we have a savior in photoshop. it gives us the ability, with the click of a few buttons, to communicate ideas and envision what something could look like. NL architects have exhibited large photographic works which deal with these fast changing times and methods of seeing something before it is completed. they give us a glimpse into the future and the direction in which our built, and some natural environments, could potentially take us.
These are the world’s most beautiful buildings? Are you kidding? A hundred years ago, naming the world’s most beautiful buildings was easy: the Parthenon.