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Michael Hertz, designer of NYC’s iconic subway map, dies at 87

New York City’s Subway map can be a key resource for even the most seasoned New York commuter or a safety net for a tourist on their first trip to […]

2019 SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge winners announced

Bee Breeders recently announced the winners of their second annual SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge. Taking home 2019’s prizes were Ka Wah Francis Cheung, Federico Fauli, Bryant Lau Liang Cheng, and San […]

Frank Lloyd Wright buildings added to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most influential American architects of the 20th century. Today there are nearly 450 works recognized by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation as having […]

A rose in the desert: Qatar’s National Museum, designed by Jean Nouvel

This week, the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) in Doha opened to the public. The ambitious architectural project, designed by renowned French architect Jean Nouvel, draws on the Gulf’s twin […]

Make it new! Jan Dibbets and medieval art at the French national library

On a lovely spring afternoon in April 2014, Charlotte Denoël, chief curator of medieval manuscripts at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the French national library in Paris, invited the Dutch […]

Bauhaus turns 100

As you may have heard, 2019 is a big anniversary year for Leonardo da Vinci and it’s causing some interesting news in the process. However, da Vinci isn’t the only […]

That’s a wrap for the future: looking back at the V&A’s ‘The Future Starts Here’

‘The Future Starts Here’ is a design exhibition reminiscent of the stories told about the World’s Fair. Futuristic, exciting, baffling, and at times intimidating advancements in design sometimes offer a […]