Art & Design

Iconic Album Covers Made of Socks
Iconic Album Covers Made of Socks

Remember when half the fun of buying new music was checking out the album cover art? If certain… >>

Photo Essay: Feather Fancy
Photo Essay: Feather Fancy

Quills, plumes, bristles, down: Birds have the best outerwear on earth. A look at its magnificent… >>

Culture Digest: The RedBall Project On A Roll
Culture Digest: The RedBall Project On A Roll

Follow the bouncing ball, a mobile installation, as it travels around the world. >>

How Bill Gates Predicted the iPhone … in 1995
How Bill Gates Predicted the iPhone … in 1995

Talk about a visionary: I was blown away by Gates’ description of something that is eerily like… >>

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… >>

Vincent Van Dominogh!
Vincent Van Dominogh!

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

Take that, Instagram!
Take that, Instagram!

In a series called Pencil Vs. Camera, Artist Ben Heine seamlessly combines sketches and photography… >>

Fake Movie Posters: The Board Game as Blockbuster
Fake Movie Posters: The Board Game as Blockbuster

Although I have played Battleship, the board game, I have no urge to see Battleship, the movie… >>

Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art
Summer Spectacular: Outdoor Art

Renowned urban planner (and one of my personal heroes) Jane Jacobs once wrote, "Cities have the… >>

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… >>

13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America
13 Iconic Shoes That Changed America

Audrey Hepburn’s famous flats, 80s power sneakers, make-a-statement Manolos: Here, a well-heeled… >>

The Fantastic Folded Art of Isaac Salazar
The Fantastic Folded Art of Isaac Salazar

Isaac Salazar's book art has appeared in magazines and advertisements across the globe, but it all… >>

Bob Staake: Read, Think, Draw
Bob Staake: Read, Think, Draw

Award-winning illustrator Bob Staake appears in this month's Reader's Digest, and even with several… >>

Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art
Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art

Artist Yulia Brodskaya’s client list includes Starbucks, Hermes, and now, Reader’s Digest. But… >>

Timothy Goodman: Artist as Storyteller
Timothy Goodman: Artist as Storyteller

Artist Timothy Goodman talked to us about drawing by hand, dancing with fear, and disobeying one's… >>