Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Appraisal: Making Space for Manhattan Artists That They Otherwise Couldn't Afford

Several developers in New York are discovering clever ways for painters, sculptors and other artists to work in the city that feeds their creativity.

Friday, May 27, 2016

MIT's New Shapeshifting Interface Can Mimic The Behavior of Water

MIT's New Shapeshifting Interface Can Mimic The Behavior of Water
The MIT Media Lab built a shape-shifting display that can mimic material properties like flexibility, elasticity, and viscosity. The post MIT's New Shapeshifting Interface Can Mimic The Behavior of Water appeared first on WIRED.

To Survive The Bust Cycle, Farmers Go Back To Business-School Basics

Farming is entering its third year on the bust side of the cycle. Major crop prices are low while expenses like seed, fertilizer and land remain high. That means getting creative to succeed.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

White Arkitekter creates Museum of Making pavilion for Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week 2016: Swedish firm White Arkitekter has installed a barn-like structure in the centre of London's Clerkenwell, which is dedicated to the area's creative past and present (+ slideshow). (more…)

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Milton Glaser designs Get Out The Vote graphic for US election

Milton Glaser's entry to Get Out the Vote, graphic design campaign for the presidential election

Graphic design legend Milton Glaser is among the designers who have created posters encouraging Americans to head to polling stations and vote in this year's presidential election. (more…)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

With New Products Google Flexes Muscles To Competitors, Regulators

Google released a litany of products at the developers' conference, including messaging apps, a personal virtual assistant and a voice-controlled speaker that connects you with it.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Apple Invests $1 Billion In Chinese Ride-Hailing Company Didi Chuxing

Apple is investing $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook says the move will help the company gain a better understanding of the Chinese market. In China, Didi already leads Uber, so this investment sets the stage for a big competitive battle between Apple and Uber.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bar Works to transform UK phone boxes into work pods

A New York-based co-working company has plans for the UK's underused but iconic red public phone booths: it is transforming them into micro offices for workers on the go. (more…)

Friday, May 6, 2016

Tetsuo Yamaji builds "a non-mass-produced house with mass-produced components"

For this house on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japanese architect Tetsuo Yamaji aimed to create a unique building using mass-produced components (+ slideshow). (more…)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

10-Year-Old Boy From Finland Hacks Instagram; Gets Rewarded

Facebook, which owns Instagram, pays people who find bugs on its services. When a young hacker found a way to delete other people's comments, he emailed Facebook, and then received $10,000.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Beyond Soup Cans: Check Out Andy Warhol's Charming Book Art

Beyond Soup Cans: Check Out Andy Warhol's Charming Book Art
An exhibit, up now at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York, features more than 130 artifacts from Warhol's body of book-related work. The post Beyond Soup Cans: Check Out Andy Warhol's Charming Book Art appeared first on WIRED.

Monday, May 2, 2016

'Mick Jagger' Of Auctions Recalls Life In High End Art Trade

Simon de Pury has been called both the Mick Jagger and the Peter Pan of auctions. Dealer, collector, curator, schmoozer, his clients include billionaires, rock stars and royalty. He dishes plenty about the art market in his new book, The Auctioneer, and he explains the rise and fall of his own auction house, Phillips de Pury.