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Design Science

Discover What the Solar System Looked Like on the Exact Day of Your Birth

Discover What the Solar System Looked Like on the Exact Day of Your Birth

September 8, 2017

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Kate Sierzputowski

The solar system is in constant rotation, a notion that has taken us generations to understand, and just as long to track. This knowledge has impacted our understanding of time, mathematics, science, and religion, yet the universe is still one of our greatest mysteries. SpaceTime Coordinates brings a personalized depiction to the great expanse of space by calculating the exact position of the planets on the day of your birth. More



Design Illustration

New York City Rendered in LEGO by J.R. Schmidt

New York City Rendered in LEGO by J.R. Schmidt

Sep.7.17

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Christopher

Designer J.R. Schmidt has a great isometric rendering of New York City as built with LEGO bricks which is available in a number of print sizes. More



Colossal

Colossal x Maja Wronska Print Release: Modern City Watercolor Series

Colossal x Maja Wronska Print Release: Modern City Watercolor Series

Jun.20.17

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Colossal

Poland-based watercolor artist and architect Maja Wronska has wowed us before with her vibrant depictions of urban landscapes. Whereas most of her previous work highlighted architectural features from centuries past, recently the artist has found new focus and energy in the dense environments of more contemporary cityscapes. Hundreds of windows hover above gridded streets and prism-shaped buildings rise above bridges and freeways, while water and earth offer a subtle topographic frame. Wrońska’s confident, consistent hand and imaginative use of color capture the organic energy that makes cities come alive. More



Illustration Science

Playful Watercolors Illustrate the Many Classifications of the Animal Kingdom

Playful Watercolors Illustrate the Many Classifications of the Animal Kingdom

Jun.15.17

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Kate

Illustrator and amateur naturalist Kelsey Oseid is focused on detailing the natural world, illustrating the animal kingdom’s many classes and orders on posters created with watercolor and gouache. The posters highlight more known orders such as Carnivora and Rodentia, while also showcasing the diversity of animals in lesser known orders like the Chondrichthyes and Artiodactyla. More



Design History

The Roman Empire’s 250,000 Miles of Roadways Imagined as a Subway Transit Map

The Roman Empire’s 250,000 Miles of Roadways Imagined as a Subway Transit Map

Jun.12.17

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Christopher

University of Chicago sophomore Sasha Trubetskoy spent a few weeks designing this amazing subway-style transit map of all the roads in the Roman Empire circa 125 AD. As Kottke notes, Rome constructed 250,000 miles of roads starting in 300 BC—over 50,000 miles of which were paved with stone—linking a total of 113 provinces from Spain to modern day Britain to the northern tip of Africa. More



Art Illustration

Eve: A New Intergalactic Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

Eve: A New Intergalactic Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

May.24.17

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Kate

Eve is the newest multi-colored woodcut print from Valerie Lueth of Pittsburgh-based Tugboat Printshop (previously here and here). The limited edition print is created from layering four different blocks, each containing a separate color. Once combined, an orange and green hand is seen suspended in the cosmos, flowers and plants growing wildly from the extended limb. More



Design

Mini Metros: Minimalist Worldwide Transit Maps by Peter Dovak

Mini Metros: Minimalist Worldwide Transit Maps by Peter Dovak

Jan.4.17

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Christopher

Mini Metros is an ongoing series of worldwide public transit maps that have been “shrunken and simplified” into tiny diagrams by D.C.-based designer Peter Dovak. More



Design

A Stunning Gold Foil Rendering of New York Icons Inspired by Klimt

A Stunning Gold Foil Rendering of New York Icons Inspired by Klimt

Nov.30.16

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Christopher

Designer Rafael Esquer of Alfalfa New York created this amazing print of New York inspired by patterns found in artworks by Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. Titled Iconic New York Illuminated, the piece incorporates more than 600 iconic destinations around the city rendered in a combination of gold and silver foils as well as metallic inks. You can pick up a limited edition print in their shop. More



Design Illustration

An Elegant 2017 Letterpress Lunar Calendar by Alec Thibodeau

An Elegant 2017 Letterpress Lunar Calendar by Alec Thibodeau

Nov.10.16

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Christopher

Designer Alec Thibodeau just unveiled his newest letterpress-printed lunar calendar design for 2017. The calendar is calibrated for the Eastern time zone but is accurate to within a day for anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. The piece was designed, drawn, and printed in Providence, Rhode Island with help from DWRI Letterpress. Limited edition prints are available through Thibodeau’s website. (via This Isn’t Happiness) More



Crafts Design

New Olympic Athletes Crafted from Layered Paper by Raya Sader Bujana

New Olympic Athletes Crafted from Layered Paper by Raya Sader Bujana

Aug.18.16

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Christopher

Barcelona-based artist and set designer Raya Sader Bujana (previously) continues to explore sports through paper in her ongoing series of paper athlete sculptures that celebrate a wide range of popular sports. In timing with the Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Bujana created a number of new paper sculptures that she photographed and released as 12 limited edition Giclee prints in her online shop. You can see much more of her editorial work on Instagram. More



Art

New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James R. Eads

New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James R. Eads

Jul.5.16

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Christopher

Exploring ideas of human connection and our relationships to nature, illustrator James R. Eads (previously) paints multicolored, psychadelic scenes that seem to pulsate with swirling patterns. Eads says his work is heavily inspired by music, and indeed the LA-based illustrator is constantly cranking out gig posters for the likes of the Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, and Iggy Pop. Seen here is mostly a collection of person work from the last year, some of which are available as art prints. More

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