Designed as the first ever cross-border cable car the Blagoveshchensk – Heihe Cable Car will be built across the Amur River, which marks the border between eastern Russia and China.
New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.
Close to a billion Monoblocs have been sold in Europe alone, with one Italian manufacturer producing over ten million a year. Many design variants of the basic idea exist. The chairs cost approximately $3 to produce, making them affordable across the world.
In such uncertain and uneasy times, and with so much injustice, hate and intolerance threatening the world, don’t we have more serious things to focus on than the escapades of that feline girl-figure Hello Kitty?
In April 1919, the architect Walter Gropius founded one of the most influential art and design schools ever: the Bauhaus. Students learned to focus on simplicity and functionality. Teachers favored primary colors and bold shapes. The school changed everything from furniture to graphic design. But the Bauhaus’s biggest legacy is in architecture – worldwide, since 100 years.
Some digital networks are fragmented into local clusters of users. In Uber’s network, riders and drivers interact with network members outside their home cities only occasionally.
The “Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. This giant, ambitious chart fit neatly with a trend in nonfiction book publishing of the 1920s and 1930s: the “outline,” in which large subjects were distilled into a form comprehensible to the most uneducated layman.
In 1890 William Morris imagined a world free from wage slavery. Thanks to technology, his vision is finally within reach
His iconic identity for the 1968 Mexico City Summer Olympics—“’60s op-art kinetic typography,” as Wyman calls it—exists as a pinnacle of environmental and branding design and was credited with reintroducing Mexican visual culture back into the nation’s design vocabulary. Watch the video!
A Driver’s License Can be Revoked for the Elderly, but Artistic License? Never.
Science has proved itself to be a reliable way to approach all kinds of questions about the physical world. As a scientist, Peter Atkins is wondering whether its ability to provide understanding is unlimited.
With populist politicians attacking the European Union underway for Britain to leave the bloc, the very idea of a unified Europe seems to be under threat. Some artists feel the union needs to rethink its public image.