Stephanie Murg

UnBeige at Ten: We’re Moving Up and Out!

This month marks the tenth anniversary of UnBeige, and we’re celebrating a decade’s worth of design addiction and all-around visual obsessiveness with big news: We’re moving up and out from […]

Jessica Hische’s Lovely Letters Bound for USPS Stamps

Jessica Hische forever! That’s what we would have called the forthcoming postage stamps that feature the loopily, lacily beautiful letterforms of the self-described “letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady,” but […]

Twitter Along with UnBeige

Famed literary critic Lionel Trilling once described Henry James as a “social twitterer.” Sure, he meant it as an insult, but it makes us feel better about having joined the […]

Competition Seeks ‘Street Architecture’ for the Invisible City

Gather ’round, design lovers, and consider the possibilities for collective gathering in the streets of the future. That’s the brief of a new competition organized by Storefront for Art and […]

Thom Collins Named Director of Barnes Foundation

Thom Collins, the directorial force behind the smashing Herzog and de Meuron-designed Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), is heading north, to take the helm of the Barnes Foundation, an institution […]

Sebastian Errazuriz Triggers Contagious Yawning in Times Square

The glowing, blinking, buzzing, bustling crossroads that is New York’s Times Square doesn’t lack for much—except serenity. Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz is looking to inject calm into the chaos […]

Quote of Note | Olafur Eliasson

“[J.M.W.] Turner’s ability to shape and frame light in his paintings has had a significant impact on my work….In the Turner color experiments, I’ve isolated light and color in Turner’s […]

Freer|Sackler Goes Digital, Releasing Images of Entire Collections for Public Use

Katsushika Hokusai, Thunder god, 1847 (Courtesy Freer Gallery of Art) The museum collection digitization boom continues! Following the lead of institutions such as The Getty, the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of […]

Apply to SVA’s MA in Design Research

It was the great design scholar Ferris Bueller who once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” […]

Young Designers Take Aim at ADC Young Guns

The competition that spotted Stefan Sagmeister, James Victore, and Mike Mills when they were but wee design/art powerhouses-to-be is back. Behold Young Guns 13, the Art Directors Club‘s international, cross-disciplinary, […]