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Kanye West albums illustrated as houses by Amaory B Portorreal

July 30, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Kanye West’s discography is portrayed as a set of architectural illustrations in this series by designer Amaory B Portorreal. Portorreal embarked on the project to visualise each of West’s albums as houses after the rapper announced his Yeezy Home venture in May 2018. The first project from the arm of Yeezy fashion label is expected

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Kanye West albums illustrated as houses by Amaory B Portorreal

July 30, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Kanye West’s discography is portrayed as a set of architectural illustrations in this series by designer Amaory B Portorreal. Portorreal embarked on the project to visualise each of West’s albums as houses after the rapper announced his Yeezy Home venture in May 2018. The first project from the arm of Yeezy fashion label is expected

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Antoine Predock’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights to feature on country’s bank note

May 23, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Canada’s central bank has selected the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, designed by US architect Antoine Predock, to feature on the country’s new $10 bank note. The Bank of Canada unveiled the design for the $10 CAD note in March this year, choosing the building in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to feature on the back of the

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Camille Walala covers Brooklyn building in colourful Memphis-style graphics

May 18, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

British artist Camille Walala has painted the facade of a building in Brooklyn’s Industry City with geometric patterns and bold colours, completed to coincide with this month’s NYCxDesign festival. The 40-metre-high mural covers the front of a seven-storey building, which forms part of a former industrial complex that now houses creative workspaces, production facilities and

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Competition: win a map of Chicago’s concrete architecture

April 27, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Dezeen is giving away five copies of a map that pinpoints Chicago’s concrete buildings, including iconic brutalist structures and university projects, in this competition. Concrete Chicago Map is a double-sided guide that details of over 50 concrete buildings and structures in the city’s Downtown and surrounding areas. The foldout design has a map on one

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Vitra Design Museum showcases five decades of clubbing culture in Night Fever exhibition

March 17, 2018 Alice Morby 0

The interiors and graphics of some of the world’s most famous nightclubs are profiled in a major new exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum. Night Fever officially opened today at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. The gallery has been filled with photographs, flyers, artworks and records relating to some of the

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Design Museum to exhibit politically charged graphic design from past 10 years

February 21, 2018 Natashah Hitti 0

An exhibition at London’s Design Museum will present the most poignant political graphic iconography from the past decade, created in the wakes of events such as the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Brexit, and Donald Trump’s presidency. Called Hope to Nope, the exhibition will feature traditional posters and banners that have widely circulated in popular culture in the past

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Trump’s border wall “will be the aesthetic legacy of a dictator”

February 2, 2018 India Block 0

The fall of the Berlin Wall marked the start of a global rush to create physical barriers, according to a new book illustrating how tyrants use architecture and design to control populations. Theo Deutinger’s Handbook of Tyranny covers nationalism, terrorism, and the power of multinationals in a globalised economy in a compendium of technical drawings

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David Miller Architects wins award for best architect’s website

September 25, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

London studio David Miller Architects has won the top prize at the Archiboo Web Awards 2017, which recognise the best websites of architects and architecture organisations. The prize for best overall website was awarded to the David Miller-led architecture studio, after judges described is as as “clean, cool and comprehensive”. “This is a very well organised,

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Anime Architecture exhibition showcases the fictional worlds created for Japan’s animated movies

August 1, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

The highly detailed drawings used to create the backdrops of animated Japanese movies like Ghost in the Shell are the focus of a new exhibition in London. Currently on show at House of Illustration, Anime Architecture pays tribute to the artists and designers behind some of the best-loved anime films, from Akira to Patlabor: The Movie, and Metropolis. These creative

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Royal Mail’s latest stamp collection celebrates the UK’s “renaissance of contemporary architecture”

July 21, 2017 Ali Morris 0

Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre, EMBT’s Scottish Parliament and Haworth Tompkins’s Stirling-Prize-winning Everyman Theatre are just some of the landmark buildings featured on a new set of UK stamps dedicated to contemporary architecture. Designed by London design agency GBH, the Royal Mail Special Stamps Collection features 10 of the most famous public buildings from the last two decades. The buildings

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