• Video: Peter Saville Explains Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures Cover
  • Posted 25 months ago by Jack Lowe · Art & Design · 13607 Views
  • In the lead up to their New York data and design conference, Visualized have released a video in which former Factory Records graphic designer Peter Saville explains the inspiration behind the famous Joy Division Unknown Pleasures album cover. Saville explains that the band had a very solid idea of what they wanted and gave him a page from the Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Astronomy where they had spotted the symbolic image. "The image is actually almost a comparative path demonstration of the frequency of a signal from a pulsar (pulsating star)." Watch the video above.

    • good find
    • Tom Posted 25 months ago · 24 Reply
  • Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign
  • 25 months ago · style · 3 Comments · 7762 Views
  • Saint Laurent have just premiered their first full campaign under the creative direction of Hedi Slimane. Shot in black and white in the new Salons de Couture, the Spring/Summer 2013 collection is modelled by Polish top model...
  • The ArtReview 2012 Power 100
  • 25 months ago · Art & Design · 2 Comments · 5220 Views
  • The ArtReview have released their yearly Power 100 - a comprehensive guide to the art world's most important and influential figures. According to ArtReview, the ranking is worked out using a "combination of influence over the production of art internationally, sheer financial clout...
  • Wolfgang Tillmans - Neue Welt
  • 25 months ago · Art & Design · 0 Comments · 6717 Views
  • In an attempt to find subject matter that in some way speaks about the time we're in, Wolfgang Tillmans has travelled across the globe, from Papua New Guinea to Saudi Arabia and from Tasmania to Nottingham. Instead of the "self-reflexive exploration of the photography medium that...
  • Video: Human-Powered Helicopter
  • 25 months ago · Art & Design · 1 Comment · 7152 Views
  • In an attempt to win a currently unclaimed prize of $250,000, Bowen-Davies and dozens of his fellow students from the University of Maryland are attempting to build an entirely human-powered helicopter that can reach a height of 10ft and stay within a 10-meter wide box. The prize...
  • New Arrivals: Rockwell by Parra
  • 25 months ago · style · 2 Comments · 6015 Views
  • Our online store has just taken its first delivery of goods from Rockwell by Parra. Helmed by the respected Dutch post-Pop artist Parra, the collection incorporates his highly saturated colours, vibrant hand-drawn letters and surreal characters with great attention to detail leaving...
  • GoPro HERO3 Digital Camera
  • 25 months ago · Art & Design · 0 Comments · 6576 Views
  • Continuing to increase their market share, GoPro have released the HD HERO3 digital camera featuring a higher resolution and WiFi compatibility, all in a 30% smaller and 25% lighter camera. Coming in an edition of three (black, silver and white), each has a different spec with price...
  • It's Nice That 2012 Annual
  • 25 months ago · culture · 0 Comments · 2889 Views
  • To round up 2012, art and design blog It's Nice That will be releasing a limited edition cloth bound hardback annual filled with all the best content they've found over the last 12 months. At 264-pages long, book will feature the work of over 200 creatives as well as an illustrated...
  • Inside Google's Data Centers
  • 25 months ago · Art & Design · 3 Comments · 8867 Views
  • As part of their new website named "Where The Internet Lives", Google allowed a photographer and journalist to enter their highly protected data centers for the first time ever. When running a simple Google web search, most of us don't stop to think about the vast amounts of machinery...