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AIGA Archives
31 Years: Gifts from Martin Weinstein
31 Years: Gifts from Martin Weinstein
David E. Little
(Minneapolis Institute of Arts, )
9 Artists
9 Artists
Bartholomew Ryan
(Walker Art Center, )
Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites
Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites
Clara Kim
(Walker Art Center, )
Ametsuchi
Ametsuchi
Rinko Kawauchi
(Aperture, )
Area 1983-1987
Area 1983-1987
Eric Goode and Jennifer Goode
(Abrams, )
Arnold Newman: At Work
Arnold Newman: At Work
Roy Flukinger, Marianne Fulton
(University of Texas Press, )
Aslı Çavuşoğlu, The Stones Talk
Aslı Çavuşoğlu, The Stones Talk
İlkay Baliç, editor
(Arter, space for art, )
Brian Eno: Visual Music
Brian Eno: Visual Music
Christopher Scoates
(Chronicle Books, )
Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic
Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic
Editors: Stephanie Barron and Lisa Gabrielle Mark
(Los Angeles County Museum of Art/DelMonico Books~Prestel, )
Chihuly
Chihuly
Edited by Diane Charbonneau, with texts by Dale Chihuly, Nathalie Bondil, Timothy Anglin Burgard, Gerald W. R. Ward, and Davira S. Taragin
(Prestel Publishing / DelMonico Books / The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, )
Cliches Brasileiros (Brazilian Cliches)
Cliches Brasileiros (Brazilian Cliches)
Gustavo Piqueira
(Ateliê Editorial, )
Dixonary
Dixonary
By Tom Dixon. Edited by Camilla Belton and Robert Violette
(Violette Editions, )
Double: Storefront for Art and Architecture Manifesto Series 2
Double: Storefront for Art and Architecture Manifesto Series 2
Serkan Ozkaya
(Lars Muller Publishers , )
El cazador y la fábrica/The Hunter and the Factory
El cazador y la fábrica/The Hunter and the Factory
Magalí Arriola, Juan A. Gaitán, Valeria Luiselli, Ignacio Perales
(Fundación/Colección Jumex, )
Flora and the Flamingo
Flora and the Flamingo
Molly Idle
(Chronicle Books, )
Formica Forever
Formica Forever
Mark Adamson, Alexandra Lange
(Metropolis Books/Formica , )
Formless: Storefront for Art and Architecture Manifesto Series 1
Formless: Storefront for Art and Architecture Manifesto Series 1
Garrett Ricciardi (Editor) , Julian Rose (Editor)
(Lars Muller , )
Gretchen Bender: Tracking the Thrill
Gretchen Bender: Tracking the Thrill
Philip Vanderhyden, Michelle Grabner
(Poor Farm Press, )
Gutai: Splendid Playground
Gutai: Splendid Playground
Edited by Alexandra Munroe and Ming Tiampo with contributions by Munroe, Tiampo, Pedro Erber, Lyn Hsieh, Nakajima Izumi, Katō Mizuho, Judith Rodenbeck, Hirai Shōichi, Reiko Tomii, and Midori Yoshimoto
(Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, )
Guy de Cointet Tempo Rubato
Guy de Cointet Tempo Rubato
Magalí Arriola, Marie de Brugerolle, Jay Sanders
(Fundación/Colección Jumex, )
Index
Index
Pedro Falcão; Julião Sarmento
(Câmara Municipal de Elvas, )
Inside Outside
Inside Outside
Lizi Boyd
(Chronicle Books, )
James Turrell
James Turrell
Contributions by Carmen Giménez, Nat Trotman, and Arthur Zajonc
(Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, )
Juan Sordo Madaleno (1916-1985)
Juan Sordo Madaleno (1916-1985)
Miquel Adrià
(Arquine, )
Life's a Beach
Life's a Beach
Martin Parr
(Aperture, )
On continuous and systematic nutrition improvement
On continuous and systematic nutrition improvement
Indre Klimaite
(Jan van Eyck Academie, )
On Seeing Only Totally New Things
On Seeing Only Totally New Things
Gavin Murphy (Editor & Author) Chris Fite-Wassilak, James Merrigan, Dr. Ellen Rowley, Catherine Croft, Patrick T. Murphy (Contributors)
(an Atelier Project published by Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, )
ReMaking America
ReMaking America
Editor, Richard McCormick
(Alliance for American Manufacturing, )
Roger Ballen: Die Antwoord: I Fink U Freeky
Roger Ballen: Die Antwoord: I Fink U Freeky
Roger Ballen
(Prestel Publishing, )
Sarah Sze: Triple Point
Sarah Sze: Triple Point
Johanna Burton (Author), Holly Block (Introduction), Carey Lovelace (Introduction), Sarah Sze (Artist)
(Gregory R. Miller & Co./The Bronx Museum of the Arts, )
See the Light: Photography, Perception, Cognition
See the Light: Photography, Perception, Cognition
Britt Salvesen
(Los Angeles County Museum of Art/DelMonico Books~Prestel, )
Site Specific
Site Specific
Olivo Barbieri
(Aperture, )
Stephen Dupont: Piksa Niugini Portraits & Diaries
Stephen Dupont: Piksa Niugini Portraits & Diaries
Stephen Dupont. Foreword by Robert Gardner. Essay by Bob Connolly.
(Radius Books, co-published with the Peabody Museum Press, )
SVA Senior Library 2012
SVA Senior Library 2012
SVA
(School of Visual Arts, )
Tahiti: Faery Lands
Tahiti: Faery Lands
François Nars
(Rizzoli, )
Tartine Book No. 3: Modern Ancient Classic Whole
Tartine Book No. 3: Modern Ancient Classic Whole
Chad Robertson
(Chronicle, )
Tell Me Something
Tell Me Something
Jessica Edwards
(Film First, )
The Great War
The Great War
Joe Sacco
(W.W. Norton & Company, )
The Human Snapshot
The Human Snapshot
Thomas Keenan and Tirdad Zolghadr, eds.
(LUMA Foundation; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; Sternberg Press, )
The Impossible Book
The Impossible Book
Patrick McKiernan
(Facebook, )
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art
John Wilmerding
(Acquavella Galleries; Rizzoli, )
The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus
The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus
Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen
(Aperture, )
The Waiting Game
The Waiting Game
Txema Salvans
(RM Publishers, )
The Wes Anderson Collection
The Wes Anderson Collection
Matt Zoller Seitz
(Abrams, )
The World We Made
The World We Made
Jonathon Porritt
(Phaidon, )
This is How You Lose Her Deluxe Edition
This is How You Lose Her Deluxe Edition
Junot Diaz
(Riverhead Books, )
To Make as Perfectly as Possible
To Make as Perfectly as Possible
André-Jacob Roubo. Edited by Donald C. Williams and Christopher Schwarz
(Lost Art Press, )
un/common objects: lynn aldrich
un/common objects: lynn aldrich
Writers: Stephen Nowlin, G. James Daichendt, Christina Valentine, Howard N. Fox / Editor: Karen Jacobson
(Art Center College of Design, )
Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age
Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age
Graydon Carter
(Harry N. Abrams, )
What is Zoning?
What is Zoning?
Christine Gaspar, Mark Torrey, John Mangin
(the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), )



Observed | December 05

In India, the Design Yatra is a pan-India initiative that aims to touch people’s lives through design. [JH]

How humans became consumers: a history. [MB]

From Carissa Carter at the Stanford d-school: let’s stop talking about THE design process. [MB]

Design and healthcare: a story from the UK. [JH]

How design thinking turned the Rotterdam Eye Hospital into a bright and comforting place. [MB]

The largest 3D printed object in the world debuts at Design Miami. [MB]


Observed | December 02

Design is the best weapon we have against fake news. [MB]

Frank Gehry’s design for Washington DC’s Eisenhower Memorial, long resisted by the former president’s grandchildren, inches towards approval. [MB]

“I myself am a color man; I love colors. When I see colors, my heart and emotions are taken.” Swiss design takes Shanghai! [JH]


Observed | December 01

Intentionally ugly design! Discuss amongst yourselves. [JH]

Forget the cyborg. Meet the eyeborg! [JH]

Windows new design language, set for release in 2017, is being described as a cross between holographic and augmented reality. [JH]

Design in the age of Napoleon. [JH]


Observed | November 30

From graphic design to ... pediatric oncology! One student’s inspiring and decidedly non-traditional path. [JH]

The convergence of design and development. [JH]

Exquisite, hand-printed books by Romano Hanni. [JH]


Observed | November 29

Does design come from crocodiles? [JH]

How the Toronto Symphony Orchestra uses graphic design. [JH]

Graphic Design 101—a pretty good description of what designers do, and how to attract a good one. [JH]

Buckingham Palace, as you’ve never seen it—rendered in gelatin—and more unusual design materials. And on the subject of food design, I give you: the enduring mystery of the Oreo! [JH]

The always amazing Rafael Esquer: Alfalfa Studio lights up New York! [JH]


Observed | November 28

How can a DIY design platform be valued at $345 million? Here’s how! [JH]

2017 Biomimicry Global Challenge announced: you have until the end of April to submit your proposals. [JH]

This week: with a particular look at science, experts on visual culture analyze a group of ten news and media photographs. Free and online. [JH]

Are creative directors really just ‘false messiahs’? Here’s one top executive who values data over design. [JH]

The untold story of Disaster Girl. [MB]


Observed | November 25

Launching next year: Norway’s new banknotes, designed by Metric and Snøhetta. [MB]

These quotation marks are why I have trust issues. [MB]

Quote of the week, from the CEO of Jaguar, Dr. Ralf Speth: “If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design.” [JH]

Can robots be designed to be responsible? [JH]



Jobs | December 06