A new book presents hundreds of autochrome color photographs of The Great War, many of them in print for the first time.
The 82-year-old designer of logos for everyone, from NBC to MoMA, on difficult clients, graphic design’s boom, and his fear of painting.
Scientists have already proven it’s possible to grow a burger in the lab using a few cells from a cow. Someday, it might also be possible to grow food from fake plastic cells—and get all of the nutrition we need without relying on nature or a farm.
Curl up with your iPad while the archives are free
So far, the best thing about the New Yorker’s digital revamp is not the new site design, but rather the opening of the magazine’s storied archives. For the next three months, articles dating back to 2007 (plus select additional features) are free to all visitors, offering non-subscribers a chance to revisit some of the best design writing of the past decade.
Jon Wiley, head of Google Search, explains why Google sometimes kills your favorite features.
On her new album, Jenny Lewis explores the weight of full adulthood, and its paradoxical precariousness.
These six questions could help predict your startup’s success.
Ideo. Pinterest. Airbnb. Kickstarter. It’s an all-star list of the companies changing the way we live. It’s also a list of companies created and led by designer founders. The hallmark of a designer-founder is the ability to focus entrepreneurial efforts through the lens of design—to approach the data-driven world of business with human experience in mind. This way of thinking isn’t just a seductive novelty. It’s providing a crucial competitive edge in the crowded world of consumer technology and services.
Do you have designer-founder potential? Ask yourself these six questions to find out.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul
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Ever wondered what they called anal sex in the 16th century, or cunnilingus during World War II?
Ever wonder what sex was called in the 1600s, how you might ask for a blowjob during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, or how your great-grandfather might have asked for anal sex?
Following up on his research which gave us 2,600 words for genitalia throughout the ages, slang lexicographer Jonathon Green has given us three amazing new resources, describing what sexual intercourse, oral and anal, and sexual secretions and contraceptives have been called at various points over the last 700 years.
Even a company like Amazon can’t build a fully competitive phone on its first try.
Vlad throwing a trick
Canon 60D + Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Andrei Burcea © 2013
Invisible losers, VR police states: “A History of the Future in 100 Objects” gets right what most futurist concepts get wrong.