ben youseff madrasa

High above the entry door an inscription reads, “You who enter my door, may your highest hopes be exceeded”.  The Ben Youseff madrasa in Marrakech, Morocco is a visual masterpiece. Built in the 1560’s, the structure was once the largest Islamic school in Africa housing over 900 students. Carved cedar, marble, and intricate mosaics cover […]

camille walala

Artist Camille Walala is known for her signature graphic and tribal style, which can be seen across London. This fall as a part of the London Design Festival Walala was committed to create a pedestrian crossing in south London. The results are amazing, a completely new take on the everyday experience of crossing the road. This […]

sea inspired pantone

Into an internet scene chalk full pantone posts comes Teresa Freitas, a Lisbon based artist, with (thankfully) a fresh take. Freitas has created a series of moving pantone gifs. “This project takes a fun approach to the pantone world and reflects on the colors and states of water, specifically the sea, as it contains so many,” Freitas said (via Design Boom). […]

152 elizabeth street

Tadao Ando, the world renowned Japanese architect, is bringing green space to NYC one project at a time. The 152 Elizabeth Street residence located in Nolita, includes a monumental green wall. The luxury seven story, seven residence project is covered with a living green wall measuring 55 feet by 99 feet. The landscape design evolves organically […]