Design

Designer

Inside the World of Designer Coffins

Specialized coffin designers reflect a desire for more personal touches in the afterlife.
Pippa Wysong
10.25.18
Art

This Thai Art Exhibit Will Make You Dread the Future

I went to Bangkok to cover “Ghost:2561” and all I got was a great indigo-dyed T-shirt and simmering panic about what’s to come.
Paige Katherine Bradley
10.19.18
Design

The Case For Weird Architecture In China

Although China's president may have proposed a moratorium on "weird architecture," here are a few buildings that have made the country a haven for the unconventional and innovative.
Becky Chung
9.25.18
Design

Islamic Art-Inspired Patterns Become Animated Kaleidoscopes on Instagram

Alex Trochut breathes life into ubiquitous geometric animations.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
8.22.18
environment

Highly Intelligent Crows Are Now Being Employed as Garbage Collectors

Today, six trained crows started a new job at a French theme park that looks like a 'Game of Thrones' set.
Beckett Mufson
8.15.18
Design

Appreciating the Amazingly Tacky Aesthetics of 80s East Asian Pop Cassettes

Rediscovering the pastel-hued albums of yesterday.
Adi Renaldi
7.13.18
Creators

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!
Pierre Berthelot Kleck
2.14.18
movies

How the Fake but Really Cool Computers in Movies Get Made

Whether it's a DNA database in 'Blade Runner 2049' or the heads up display in Iron Man's suit, real world user interface designers are hard at work making sure characters have a way to operate their fictional tech.
Justin Caffier
2.1.18
Film

Back In the USSR: the Energy and Invention of Russian Film Posters

Read an edited extract from "Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde." A brand new book that explores the stark, striking, and challenging film posters of a pre-Stalin Soviet Union.
Matthew Whitehouse
10.26.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Apple Just Rolled Out New Gender-Neutral Emojis

Along with icons for curling and broccoli for some reason.
Beckett Mufson
10.9.17
emoji

Apple's New Emojis Will Blow Your Lid

A slew of icons, released in celebration of World Emoji Day, reveal new hijab, breastfeeding, and elf icons.
Beckett Mufson
7.20.17
travel

Tokyo’s Hottest New Design Hotel

Where design fuses old and new Japan in one.
Iona Goulder
6.26.17