Design News – Saturday the 30th of December 2017

Design News from around the World. A daily eclectic mix of some of the best design news from around the world.

Clever Animal Illustrations made of circles, triangles and squares

We are featuring this fun illustration project by Braća Burazeri, a series of illustrations of animals of made of circles, triangles and squares.

Ideas to Steal from A Happy, Minimalist Australian Bungalow

California bungalow-style homes arrived in Australia in the early 20th Century, following a wave of Hollywood popularity, and were soon found across the country. These affordable one-story houses were considered modest and respectable, with charming details and solid craftsmanship – which still makes them good home candidates for young families today.

New Website For Women Pioneers in Architecture

The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation launched a new website called “Pioneering Women of American Architecture.” The website seeks to promote and document important women in architecture. It is the end result of numerous house conducting interviews, collecting research and photo documentation, as well as fact-checking.

Fitz Roy Mountain Cabin, El Chalten, Argentina …

Fitz Roy Mountain Cabin, El Chalten, Argentina Submitted by Alissa Wagner

10 Must-Read Design Books To Get You Ready For 2018

Reading is a fantastic way to start a new year. These Co.Design favorites from 2017 can help you gain knowledge about the design world and the world around you; others are just great eye candy. Whatever your goals for 2018, crack open these books, and get inspired.

meet NASA’s american girl doll, the space-inspired luciana vega

martijn koomen and tadas maksimovas designed and built a fully-functional fixed-gear bike in tribute to an enigmatic, mathematical constant. martijn koomen and tadas maksimovas designed and built a fully-functional fixed-gear bike in tribute to an enigmatic, mathematical constant. are you knowledgeable about architecture? passionate about writing?

Design is fine. – Dirk van Rijswijck, Text panel for Mr. Nicholas…

Dirk van Rijswijck, Text panel for Mr. Nicholas Verburch, 1671. Touchstone Marble (Rock), Mother of Pearl, Amsterdam. Via Rijksmuseum

Best of the Best! Top 10 Posts of 2017 – Design Milk

As 2017 draws to a close, we revisit the best posts, including the most popular and most read posts on Design Milk this year.

Color Swim | Design Seeds

color swim } | image via: @thebungalow22

The Best Photographs Of 2017 – By The People Who Shot Them

From Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, to the disaster at Grenfell Tower and a seahorse clinging to a cotton bud: photographers describe how they took some of the defining images of 2017. Selection by Sarah Gilbert of The Guardian. More info: The Guardian Beyoncé Awol Erizku/The Carters/Instagram Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Best of 2017: The Best Painted + Patterned Walls

We love a good patterned wall here at Design*Sponge. Whether it’s wallpaper, a mural, hand-painted styles or another unexpected material used to create something unique, we can’t get enough of interiors that embrace pattern. Today I’m sharing 15 of our favorite home tours from 2017 that use pattern and painted walls to create amazing spaces.

13 Inspiring Interviews with Amazing Female Illustrators and Designers

For International Women’s Day, we’ve delved into our back catalogue and picked out some our favourite interviews with female artists and designers from the past couple of years. These interviews give you in-depth insights into their practice as illustrators, graphic, type and UX designers – from Abbey Lossing’s approach to creating relatable characters and gifs to Nadine Chahine on type design for the broadest range of screen sizes.

These ghostly graphite drawings are something to behold

Ian Hodgson is a superstar artist. Famed for his isolated figures in void spaces, his work is reminiscent of muscular, heroic Old Master drawings. He is that rare thing, a truly exceptional artist yet to break through to a mass audience. One thing that’s irresistible about Ian’s work is the depiction of a moment in time.

The Museum of Ice Cream Explores the Art of the Selfie

The Museum of Ice Cream became an Instagram hit in 2017, and for good reason: it was intended to be a backdrop for the selfie, rather than an exploration of what makes ice cream great. The Museum of Ice Cream is a kind of art installation which debuted in New York City before moving on to L.A., San Francisco and Miami.

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teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium size businesses. Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment


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