New York is really getting that underground version of the High Line

Reading Time: 2 minutes Move over, High Line. New York City authorities have approved the plans to transform an abandoned trolley tunnel into the world’s first underground park: The Lowline. The subterranean park will be built on a former trolley turnaround point, which has been disused since 1948. It will feature sunken areas flooded with natural light and decorated […]

Illustrations you wooden believe

Reading Time: 2 minutes American designer and printmaker, Luke O’Sullivan, has created a series of extraordinary miniature cities from illustrations and wood carvings. Luke describes his works as “the intersection of built environments and subterranean systems.” Through the application of screen-printed drawings on wood, metal, and other flat surfaces he creates architecturally based sculptures. Luke says he draws inspiration from dystopian […]

Illustrated travel numbers by María Hdez

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re planning an adventure around the world, you might want to follow these numbers. María Hdez, a Spanish illustrator and graphic designer, has created a series of illustrated numbers, each one of a different travel destination. This series shows Hdez’ favorite travel destinations which she has already visited, as well as her design skills. This series […]

The New Bottom Line

Reading Time: 2 minutes Casey Gerald is a co-founder and the CEO of MBAs Across America, a national movement in the United States of America. Through MBAs Across America, MBAs and entrepreneurs work together to revitalize their country.   In his CreativeMornings talk, Casey speaks about how MBAs across America came to be and why we should ‘give a damn’, […]

Connected Worlds

Reading Time: 2 minutes Connected Worlds, by interactive design studio Design I/O, is a gigantic installation that trades esoteric terminology for a sea of pixels. Installed at the New York Hall of Science, the room-sized exhibit revolves around a 48-foot digital waterfall that “pours” onto the floor. Kids can aim the resulting streams by damming around the space with […]

Bespectacled Animated Gifs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Digital Artists, Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, recently created a set of beautiful animated gifs featuring locations in New York as viewed through Armani eyeglasses. As objects and people move across the lenses they suddenly snap into focus, revealing the finer details of Times Square, Central Park and Grand Central Station. You can read more about this […]

Type in New York City by Michael Surtees

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have only been to New York once in my life and would love to go back every year for the rest of my life… Michael Surtees is a great man to follow if you want to get a small piece of the New York life. Michael tries to explore people’s daily experiences and observations […]

2×4 rebrands the NYC Opera

Reading Time: 2 minutes New york has always had a strong design aesthetic. It is no surprise that 2×4 has created a beautifully simple new identity for the NYC Opera. I especially love that the simple identity grows and expands to include colourful type on the posters. The different scales of the type working wil the images make a simple unique and uniform look. Sydney […]