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Mondrian Sticky Notes Make Every Reminder A Masterpiece

For the forgetful art lover in your life comes this simple collection of multi-coloured sticky notes that when arranged together bear a striking resemblance to one of Piet Mondrian’s Composition pieces. But you won’t need millions of dollars to adorn your office with this functional masterpiece.


A Satirical View Of Modern-Day Technological Issues

British illustrator John Holcroft takes a satirical view of modern-day technological issues through a series of illustrations — in the style of ads from the 1950s. You can check them all out on his website.


This Concert Looks Like The Ultimate Sensory Overload Experience

Refik Anadol sent us this video of his latest multimedia project — Visions of America: Amériques – done in collaboration with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The awesomeness here is that conductor Esa-pekka Salonen is driving both the orchestra and the entire 3D projection with his hand movements.


Extra Hole Buttons Let You Spell Out Messages On Your Clothing

It turns out that with the addition of just two extra holes on a standard button and some strategic stitching, you can express yourself even more creatively with your fashion choices. Because these delightful Typo Buttons let you spell out messages down the front of your shirt, or on the cuff of a blazer.


What If We Dressed Like Our Social Networks?

We all spend so much damn time looking at them; what if we started… being a bit like them too? In this photo shoot, Viktorija Pashuta imagined a world where we started dressing like our social networks. The results are… slightly disturbing.


Photographer Transforms Ugly Ship Containers Into Beautiful Piece Of Art

Le Havre — in spite of having the second most important port in France — is one of the most boring and decadent places on earth. But I love it, I spent one of the best years of my life there. That’s why watching artist JR make something beautiful in Le Havre makes me both happy and nostalgic.


This Is What Happens When You Reverse-Engineer Facial Recognition

These haunting images are what happens if you take the state of the art in facial recognition and detection — and turn it completely on its head.


These City Maps Are Made Out Of Razor Blades And Mirror Shards

Damien Hirst loves to play provocateur. The artist makes mosaics with pharmaceuticals and sculptures with taxidermy. Now, for his latest series of paintings, he’s depicting cities in conflict. But look closer: What seem like innocent, black-and-white satellite images are crafted out of sharp, dangerous objects.


30 Years Of Amazing Criterion Collection Art Packed Into A Single Book

Today the Criterion Collection released a 306-page book full of the designs it has commissioned since 1984, including covers, supplemental art, concept art and more. Criterion Designs is a coffee table book we can all believe in.


27 Paintings From The Most Famous Space Artist On Earth (And Off)

“The nearest thing to an artist-in-residence from outer space.” That’s how Isaac Asimov once described Robert T. McCall, the renowned illustrator, conceptual artist, space-scene painter, official NASA artist, and creator of legendary movie posters including 2001: A Space Odyssey.