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Rani Molla

3 Design Lessons from Edward Tufte’s Megaliths

3 Design Lessons from Edward Tufte’s Megaliths

Design ideas can come from anywhere, but a trusted source is always welcome. This week we look to data visualizer ... keep reading

Coloring with Association

Coloring with Association

Much color work for designers requires avoiding unintentional associations: Red and blue make any map seem partisan, ... keep reading

Free Art and Education For All

Free Art and Education For All

No one believes in free education more than those who’ve experienced it. At Cooper Union, one of the the ... keep reading

The Proof Is in the Process

The Proof Is in the Process

Chuck Close employs an atypical process to achieve atypically good results. Of course, that process is due in part to ... keep reading

Art Beyond the Map

Art Beyond the Map

We all know that data, rendered effectively, can be art.  Art is usually less empirical, so what it tells you about a ... keep reading

The Future of Museums in an Online World

The Future of Museums in an Online World

With the likes of Google Art Project and the cooperation of museums worldwide, entire art collections are headed online ... keep reading

5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

The New Museum‘s second biennial Ideas City Streetfest inundated New York City’s Bowery area with ... keep reading

A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

For one semester as an undergraduate student at Oberlin College, a real Roy Lichtenstein print hung above my dormroom ... keep reading

Designers: Read the Writing on the Wall

Designers: Read the Writing on the Wall

In recent years, graffiti has enjoyed as near to mainstream appreciation as something that transgressive can get. ... keep reading

The High Art of Craft and Design

The High Art of Craft and Design

The Museum of Craft and Design reopened in a new industrial location this month after a spate of pop-up shops and a ... keep reading