Designklub Yehrin Tong What Makes Us Happy? - The Atlantic (June 2009) Case No. 218 How’s this for the good life? You’re rich, and you made the dough yourself. You’re well into your 80s, and have spent hardly a day in the hospital. Your wife had a cancer scare, but she’s recovered and by your side, just as she’s been for more than 60 years. Right? Case No. 47 You literally fell down drunk and died. Last fall, I spent about a month in the file room of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, hoping to learn the secrets of the good life. From their days of bull sessions in Cambridge to their active duty in World War II, through marriages and divorces, professional advancement and collapse—and now well into retirement—the men have submitted to regular medical exams, taken psychological tests, returned questionnaires, and sat for interviews. For 42 years, the psychiatrist George Vaillant has been the chief curator of these lives, the chief investigator of their experiences, and the chief analyst of their lessons. It was a far cry from Galileo. Case No. 141 Dr.
20 Amazing Watercolor Masterpieces This is the first of its kind post on Designzzz. The reason this subject of watercolor paintings is selected because these paintings cannot carry as much detail as other routine oil or digital paintings. That is due to the fact that watercolours are not that sophisticated with gradients and swirls. This aspect makes it the most aspiring brand of art, hence we are sharing a collection 20 watercolor paintings from all over the internet. And as usual, all the image names are properly linked back to the sources, just click them if you would like a large scale image. What do you think about these kind of posts? Eagle Harbor Mask Butterfly Effect Escape from the Sky Where Time Stands Still At First Glance Watercolor Portrait Signs of a Trawlerman Vanya Forest of Wings Qolsharif Mosque Jesus Oak Creek Sentinel I See You Princess Kaguya Brother Color Me! Hotel Rubi
Thinking for a Living™ McBess Brainforest Brainforest is the name of a piece by Gerda Steiner & Jorg Lenzlinger but I think it’s also a great way of describing the style that all of their work has. Steiner was originally a wall painter and Lenzlinger was creating stalactite-like forms when they joined forces in 1997. The amount of detail in their large scale installations is staggering. You can tell how much I love their work by the number of images I have included in this post. Alexander McQueen's Final Collection Presented In Paris (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Alexander McQueen's final collection was presented as part of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. Robert Polet, chairman and chief executive officer at Gucci Group, told WWD: "It was a very moving experience to take a deep and serious look at his last collection. It showed Lee's unique talent to create pieces of beauty that touch many of your senses, leaving one enriched....Although the sense of loss afterwards, I found overwhelming." The collection, inspired by the Old Masters of painting, was rich and filled with color and texture. Photos from Tom & Lorenzo via Catwalking. For more Fashion Week news, visit the Fashion Week Big News page.
On The Ground Looking Up Frank Stockton Sink, oil on canvas, 66 x 58 in., 2014 working on a lot of things at once right now. Sink, oil on canvas, 49 x 32 in., 2014 Sink, oil on canvas, 78 x 46 in., 2014 four bathers burlap, 9 x 12 in., ea., respectively. I am fortunate enough to be included in a show at the nonprofit art space, Autonomie Projects, opening this Saturday in Los Angeles from 5-8:30pm. Press Release: While portraiture has long been seen as a sign of cultural ‘status’ and class distinction this survey of Los Angeles portraiture examines the varied approaches being taken up by today’s painters with regard to rendering a likeness, not only of a seated subject, but of the subject of portraiture itself. Justin Bower, Virginia Broersma, Josh Dildine, Alec Egan, Jay Erker, Andrew Foster, Roni Feldman, Steve Hampton, Laurance McNamara, Max Presneill, Constance Mallinson, Jason Ramos, Erica Ryan Stallones and Frank J. Sink, oil on canvas, 39 x 46 in., 2013 Sink, oil on canvas, 46 x 39 in., 2013 Untitled sculpture… 2013
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