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Musical benches bring play to public spaces
design

Musical benches bring play to public spaces

The Canadian Daily tous les jours aims to make community games in public spaces part of everyday life. This time, they designed interactive benches for the city of South Bend, USA. The music played by the benches, dubbed Daydreamer, is triggered by the movement of the user, and their circular
Ukrainian art projection covers monumental Chicago building

Ukrainian art projection covers monumental Chicago building

Every night between the 10th and 17th of November, the Kyiv-based studio PHOTINUS will project its light and sound installation using a monumental building as a canvas, as part of the Art on the Mart project in Chicago. Before the war, PHOTINUS Studio was featured in several art festivals, including
Spent his first night on the street but now works for the global elite
business

Spent his first night on the street but now works for the global elite

The American Dream of a Slovak man - the story of Jozef Bil. America is the land of promise and opportunity. Although this saying faces many criticisms, and not many people believe in it anymore, success stories still exist. One of them is the life of Jozef Bil. The United
Are we in a new Cold War? | Neighbourhood Dialogues x V4
budapest

Are we in a new Cold War? | Neighbourhood Dialogues x V4

The driving force of modern history is arguably the international relations between the great powers. It has never been as noticeable as in the bipolar world of the Cold War era. But who are the great powers in 2022, how do they relate to each other, and what is their
Three things Americans expect from museums
art

Three things Americans expect from museums

According to Culture Track’s latest survey, Americans say racism is the most pressing problem in cultural institutions and also criticize the unequal pay, the neglect of climate change and the high ticket prices. The Culture and Community in a Time of Transformation survey, which compares the results of the
Object Fetish Part 9 | The objects of Eva Zeisel
ceramics

Object Fetish Part 9 | The objects of Eva Zeisel

In the history of 20th-century design, along with Marcell Breuer, László Moholy-Nagy and Ernő Rubik, Eva Zeisel, or Zeisel Éva is known worldwide. But do we know at home, who she was at all? Born as Amália Éva Stricker in Budapest in 1906, the designer’s long career culminating in
HIGHLIGHTS | Resurgent past
tech

HIGHLIGHTS | Resurgent past

In our previous selections, we had the opportunity to get to know the object design of the eighties, but for this week, we have selected more exciting projects than ever before, thus reviving the tools of the past. We have already talked about the stylistic tools and expectations of the