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Category: art/design

And you thought a door was just a door

I am fascinated by this innovative Evolution Door designed by Austrian artist Klemens Torggler. Two folding squares use no track and take up no floor space. They have soft edges, so […]

That beautiful Sochi rainbow quilt

There’s a lot about the Sochi Olympics to criticize, but these designs aren’t among them. Not for me, anyway. I love these intricate quilt patterns that are being used in […]

Swedes debate middle school’s vagina mural

In Nyköping, Sweden, a debate erupted last month over the appropriateness of a “smiling vagina” mural in a junior high school. The artist, Carolina Falkholt, painted the mural on a staircase in […]

It seemed like a good idea at the time

Changing themes. It’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Or maybe it is. Depends on your point of view, I suppose. Anyway, after a brief flirtation with Oxygen and […]

Oxygen, some fresh air for Pied Type

Pied Type is moving on. Theme-wise, that is. Say goodbye to WordPress’s The Morning After and hello to Oxygen. I’ve long fought the urge to change themes, but not because […]

Yarn bomber adorns Denver statue

I’ve been fascinated by yarn bombing since some bombers received a grant to decorate a fence in Denver a few years ago. But most yarn bombing is a form of […]