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  • Sleep in Art @ the Urban Campsite Amsterdam on IJburg

    Till the end of August it’s possible to sleep at the most special ‘hotel’ of Amsterdam: the amazing, sandy Urban Campsite Amsterdam, located in IJburg.The art that is being exhibited, is functioning as ‘places to stay’ (for one or more nights) for tourists, curious locals or ‘day-trippers’.The Campsite is being realised by two ambitious Amsterdam…

  • The “World’s First” Smog-Eating Tower Breaks Ground in Rotterdam

    The “World’s First” Smog-Eating Tower Breaks Ground in Rotterdam Imagine if you could use a vacuum cleaner to suck up all the air pollution in a city—and then turn it into jewelry. That is, in short, the plan for the Smog Free Tower, a new project by glow-in-the-dark smart highway and LED aurora borealis-makers,  Studio Roosegaarde.…

  • Labyrinth at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium

    Gijs Van Vaerenbergh’s installation “Labyrinth” at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium, is a sculptural installation that focuses on the experience of space. The work originated from Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh’s interest in fundamental architectural typologies; earlier installations were for example based on the city gate, bridge, wall, dome… Gijs Van Vaerenbergh views the…

  • Book review: ‘The Power of Habit,’ by Charles Duhigg

    Human consciousness, that wonderful ability to reflect, ponder and choose, is our greatest evolutionary achievement. But it is possible to have too much of a good thing, and fortunately we also have the ability to operate on automatic pilot, performing complex behaviors without any conscious thought at all. One way this happens is with lots…

  • Sarah DeRemer’s Surreal Animal Photos

    It’s one thing to see Google’s computers dream surreal dreams but it’s an entirely different thing to see skilled photographers combine amazing photos into unexpectedly incredible scenes. Spotted by Mashable, Sarah DeRemer’s artwork is one such example of surprising associations. The artist has a series of images that uses common pictures of animals and manipulates them to…

  • Design Derby Netherlands vs Belgium @ Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    In this ‘design derby’ the design icons of the Netherlands and Belgium will face each other in an exciting confrontation. From the sumptuous and elegant Belgian Art Nouveau to the more austere Dutch version and from the contemporary traditional tours de force from Belgium to the level-headed Dutch Design of today. Who will be the winner…

  • #TheFutureByDesign: New magazine on smart design thinking

    A new business annual — #TheFutureByDesign — launches today. The magazine intends to stimulate discourse in the advertising and marketing sectors about smart design thinking and about how intelligence may help create elegant solutions to the challenges and opportunities presented to tomorrow’s Africa today.   A digital publication, #TheFutureByDesign is published by brand, media and…

  • Axelos Develops ITIL® Practitioner

    ITIL Practitioner Level Axelos is developing a new certification standard for ITIL. ITIL Practitioner level is being developed to help organizations and individuals increase the value they obtain from using ITIL by offering additional practical guidance to adopt and adapt the framework to support the business. It will be the next step after ITIL Foundation…

  • RAW FOOTAGE > A GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

    The meeting point between fashion editorial and fine art photography.In celebration of its ten-year anniversary, Opera Gallery London presents Raw Footage, a group photography exhibition focusing on the meeting point between editorial and fine art photography, with a gaze tuned towards the body as a tool for both consumerism and sensuality. Exhibiting works by world-renowned fashion photographers including Mario…

  • Tempescope shows you the weather by recreating it

    Here’s a weird one for you — Rather than communicating the outside weather conditions through a screen of some sort, Japanese designer Ken Kawamoto has created a device that actually recreates the weather inside your home. You know, for those days where you can’t just walk outside to see what the weather’s doing.The Tempescope, as…