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Design Principles: Rhythm — Hannah Johnson

Alternating occurrence of form and space is known in the design world as rhythm, one of the secondary principles of design. Often confused as a pattern, rhythm can be established using any element of the design. To create rhythm using … Continue reading

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Inside YouTube’s Far-Right Radicalization Factory — Multicultural Meanderings

Interesting study, symptomatic of the problems with social media companies: YouTube is a readymade radicalization network for the far right, a new study finds. The Google-owned video platform recently banned conspiracy outlet InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones for hate … Continue reading

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Scottish design is not all “tartan and tourist tat” says Made in Glasgow curator – dezeen

An exhibition has opened in Glasgow showcasing the best of contemporary Scottish design. Curator Stacey Hunter talks Dezeen through her highlights, which include a raincoat printed with hand-drawn weather symbols and silk scarves depicting the lovers of Ettore Sottsass. Made in Glasgow … Continue reading

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Lazerian founder Liam Hopkins on his modern craft philosophy — Jaded

Manchester-based craftsman Liam Hopkins discusses the power of design, changing creative direction and why he had to strike out on his own. via Lazerian founder Liam Hopkins on his modern craft philosophy — Jaded

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An Intricate Circuit Board Formed with Thousands of Miniature Modeling Clay Pieces by Tim Easley

For a recent commission from indie record label Albert’s Favourites, London-based designer Tim Easley created an intricate circuitboard completely out of plasticine clay. The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 … Continue reading

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A Modern Solar-Powered Home Built Within the Ruins of an 18th-Century Farmhouse- Colossal

Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks recently collaborated to build a sleek, modern home within the existing ruins of an 18th-century farmhouse. The home is built on a hill that overlooks more than 50 miles of Scotland’s pastoral fields and combines elements of … Continue reading

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Street Art, the new magnet for tourists ? — Just Viseating

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Bansky, Wall and Piece. It is funny how, not so long ago, graffiti used to get a bad reputation and how it has now become … Continue reading

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Design Manchester launches DM17 Festival programme | Creative Boom

Hold on to your creative hats. DM17, Manchester’s city-wide festival of creativity and design is returning for its fifth annual series, and this year you can expect over 50 events. Running from 11-22 October, there’ll be talks, exhibitions, workshops, films, … Continue reading

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New Edible ‘Amezaiku’ Animal Lollipop Designs by Shinri Tezuka | Colossal

Based out of a Tokyo candy shop called Ameshin, candy artisan Shinri Tezuka (previously) crafts some of the most unusual lollipops you’re ever likely to eat from wiggling goldfish to statuesque lions or prickly hedgehogs. The translucent candy seems to … Continue reading

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