Jose Luis Hernandez Mendoza discussing his theories and work with Frank Lloyd Wright at his suite in the Hotel del Prado, Mexico.
DesignEvents

150 Years of Doing It Wright

Were humans significantly longer-lived than we currently are, today we would be celebrating the 150th birthday of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Unfortunately (or perhaps not, this particular human was problematic AF), today’s commemorative celebrations must go on without the man himself. If you’re looking to celebrate the architecture, design, …

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Math

Marcus du Sautoy’s The Secret Mathematician: Architecture

Marcus du Sautoy is a mathematician known for bringing an appreciation of mathematics to the masses. He’s done many television programs, popular mathematics books, theater productions and musical performances. He has an exhilarating new series of radio essays about artists who he represents as secret mathematicians. The first two are …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 1.6

Surf’s up! It’s time for the Friday Quickies. Ray Guns by the astounding Ed Beals. {thanks to Julianne H} Photographs of alcohol under a microscope. {thanks to Mindy T} Amorphic Robot Works – a collective of artists, technicians, and programmers creating machine-sculptures that interact with their uniquely designed environments. You’re …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 11.4

Since Doc Surly is busy saving the world through the power of her awesomeness, I’ll be your Quickster today. And here’s your random bag of treats. Hylozoic Ground is an extraordinary installation that was Canada’s submission to the Venice Biennale 2010. Take a few moments and view the breathtaking images …

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