Art & Design

Dr. Seuss: The Maddest of Mad Men?
Dr. Seuss: The Maddest of Mad Men?

During the 1930s and '40s, before Theodore Geisel was Dr. Seuss, he was Don Draper. A "mad man"… >>

Coloring the News: Kids With Crayons Cover Current Events
Coloring the News: Kids With Crayons Cover Current Events

In mid-June, swarms of honeybees took to the streets of New York City, prompting something of a… >>

Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?
Cinemagram: The Next Instagram?

The next big thing in smart phone photography could be Cinemagram, a free iPhone app (the Android… >>

Brave Vets, Great Cause, Cool T-Shirts
Brave Vets, Great Cause, Cool T-Shirts

A new initiative from Threadless Causes, a philanthropic offshoot of the internet t-shirt vendor… >>

At Last: Create Your Own Mini-Me
At Last: Create Your Own Mini-Me

In an age where we can get almost anything we want when we want it, it's no surprise that instant… >>

Artwork You Need A Magnifying Glass To See
Artwork You Need A Magnifying Glass To See

Penny paintings by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs If artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs’ goals were to save… >>

Artist Gives New Life to Old Books
Artist Gives New Life to Old Books

The Great Wall (Courtesy of Guy Laramee) For the folks out there reading the latest Michael Chabon… >>

Art You Can Eat: Campbell's Cans Salute Warhol
Art You Can Eat: Campbell’s Cans Salute Warhol

In 1962, Andy Warhol held his first solo show, debuting one of the most iconic pieces of modern… >>

A Movie That Sings, From a Member of the Dave Matthews Band
A Movie That Sings, From a Member of the Dave Matthews Band

When I trace back the events that have led to my greatest happiness, inevitably I arrive at this… >>

Amazing LEGO Art
Amazing LEGO Art

A stunning new book proves the versatile LEGO blocks aren't just kids' stuff. Here, five artists… >>

How Do You Clean the World's Biggest Monuments?
How Do You Clean the World’s Biggest Monuments?

It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it; Daredevil moves and high-powered tools keep Big Ben… >>

How to Take an Unforgettable Photo
How to Take an Unforgettable Photo

Great shots come from having fun and feeling the moment. Here, Lange shares the stories behind the… >>

Urgent! Take a Quick Friday Afternoon Break with This Edible Artwork
Urgent! Take a Quick Friday Afternoon Break with This Edible Artwork

What could be more perfect on a warm day than a refreshing, heaping bowl of cold gazpacho? Not… >>

Visual Feast: Deep Fried Gadgets
Visual Feast: Deep Fried Gadgets

In his "Deep Fried Gadgets" series, photographer Henry Hargreaves battered and fried some of his… >>

Visual Feast: Beautiful Photos of Rotten Food
Visual Feast: Beautiful Photos of Rotten Food

Fact: We waste a lot of food in the United States—Americans throw away nearly half of what they… >>

Vincent Van Dominogh!
Vincent Van Dominogh!

I first saw this crazy, artistic video on Gawker.com, where domino artist FlippyCat patiently… >>

Video: From Love to Bingo in 873 Images
Video: From Love to Bingo in 873 Images

In case you missed it: Watch a life unfold in this excellent photo-montage-video expertly crafted… >>

What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?
What Would a 51-State Flag Look Like?

With Puerto Rican statehood in the news once again, Smithsonian magazine's excellent Design Decoded… >>

'No Excuses': 19 Photos That Will Inspire You
‘No Excuses': 19 Photos That Will Inspire You

Need a shot in the arm to help push you through the work week? Put down the coffee mug and  take a… >>

'But Mom, They're Art!' Major Museum Adds Video Games to Collection
‘But Mom, They’re Art!’ Major Museum Adds Video Games to Collection

New York's Museum of Modern Art—better known as MoMA—announced Thursday that 14 video games… >>