Month: August 2021

Do you have a sense of design? The contest for the new “I voted” sticker starts in September

ST. LOUIS – A contest will start in mid-September where “all voters and aspiring voters” can submit artwork for a new “I voted” sticker. The St. Louis County Board of Elections has partnered with the St. Louis County Library to research the next creative design. The contest starts September 27 and ends October 15, according […]

Music industry weighs on vaccination mandates, but politics collide | Texas News

By AP Entertainment Writer KRISTIN M. HALL NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – The coronavirus vaccine has given the live entertainment industry hope for a rebound in 2021. Now, as COVID-19 cases rise and hospital beds fill up, it looks like March 2020 is starting again. Tom DeGeorge runs the popular Crowbar club in Tampa, Florida, which […]

San Diego Weekend Artistic Events: Carlsbad Music Festival, LITVAKdance, Janis Jones and Jam Diego

This Weekend in the Arts: Dance, Art and Music in the Garden, a three-day outdoor music festival, art from plastics in the ocean, and live graffiti with a silent disco. Credit: Courtesy Arooj Aftab Above: Detail of the cover of Arooj Aftab’s “Vulture Prince” album. Aftab performs at the Carlsbad Music Festival on Sunday August […]


Black Family Day has been canceled due to the increase in positive Covid 19 cases in Stanislaus County. BLACK FAMILY DAY, THE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE AND MUSIC OFFERS VACCINES AGAINST COVID-19Le Modesto / Stanislaus NAACP is sponsoring a Black Family Day Culture & Music Festival on Saturday,September 11, 2021 at Graceada Park, 401 Needham St., […]

Summer Music: Artistic DJ is a mainstay of the San Diego hip-hop scene

Listen to the podcast episode The KPBS Summer Music Series continues with Artistic DJ, considered an architect of the local hip-hop scene. DJ Artistique organizes and produces events, makes room for emerging artists and is … Continue reading → Issued: August 26, 2021 | + Subscribe to this podcast In a new episode of our […]

Top 5 in design: September 2021

Sketch from the Pritzker Military Archives / Photo: JAHN 1Chicago Architecture Biennale: the city availableNorth America’s largest international survey of contemporary architecture takes hold of the city as a whole.Opening September 17th 2Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture(Chicago Architecture Center)An exhibition to celebrate the life and decades of pushing boundaries of Chicago’s late star architect.Until October […]

The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2021 – The shortlist announced

The list of finalists for this year’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards has been announced. This world-renowned competition is dedicated to the quality of hospitality, focusing on the design and architecture of food and beverage spaces around the world. (Back to top – shortlisted in the Standalone category, The Dadyism Restaurant & Bar in Changzhou, […]

Original design living room finds a new home: Governors Island

Most art and design fairs aimed at young people encourage them to create something to take home. The Inventgenuity festival does that too, but it emphasizes a rarer and perhaps more resonant principle: creating something to leave behind. This is exactly what visitors will be doing on Saturday and Sunday at the 11th annual festival […]

Arlington gets its own brand new music festival – get ready for Ramblin ‘Roads

Tplaying a Cowboys game at Jerry World isn’t the only reason to visit Arlington this fall. The Ramblin ‘Roads Music Festival will bring interesting performances to several venues throughout the North Texas city with something to suit just about every musical taste on the first weekend in October. This new celebration of music is about […]

Explore the interactive art installations at the Seattle Design Festival and other fun activities to do next week

Editor’s Note: With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases spurred by the delta variant, COVID-19 protocols and other details regarding events are subject to change. Please check your event website for the latest information and consider safety recommendations from local health authorities as they are updated. What’s happening August 20-26 If you are looking to […]

Afghan artists react to Taliban takeover | Cultural | Reports on the arts, music and lifestyle in Germany | DW

“The world powers think they can handle everything with force, arms and money, but before doing anything you have to familiarize yourself with the traditions and history of the country,” said Laila Noor. , Afghan activist and fashion designer based in Germany, said DW. “You have to be sensitive and ask yourself what is important […]

Record Company Office / Two Interior Design Studio

Record label office / Two interior design studios © Mikhail Stepanov + 18 To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or © Mikhail Stepanov Text description provided by the architects. The office of the sound recording company is located in a five-story brick building, the foundation of which dates back to 1910. […]

Nine design and art projects from Wimbledon College of Arts’ Graduate Showcase

A man-mouse creature crafted from silicone and theatrical costumes that hint at industrial London are included in Dezeen’s latest school performance by students at Wimbledon College of Arts. Also included is a costume project based on the Elektra opera and a sci-fi-like environment with a labyrinthine network of corridors and service tunnels. The school: Wimbledon […]

Residents’ ideas for Brougham Street upgrade would relieve pressure and improve safety

An underground metro for cyclists, reduced speed limits, better public transport infrastructure and safer access to properties and facilities. These are some of the changes the community of Addington wants to see when the Waka Kotahi NZ transport agency considers how to improve safety on Brougham St for all road users. The NZTA is currently […]

Young people of Falkirk design and create mural depicting ‘opening the curtain’ on Covid-19

Young people from Falkirk designed and produced a mural representing the opening of the curtain on the Covid-19. It was made by students who undertook the summer graffiti art project funded by the Youth Work Education Recovery Fund. The opportunity arose as a result of BraesTransitions, a collaborative program between Braes High and Falkirk Community […]

6 content ideas to target businesses looking for promotional items

As the digital world makes it easier to market and sell products, many new business owners often miss the opportunity to pitch their products to potential customers and consumers. Focus on the right Promotional material such as posters, radio spots, banner ads, etc., is essential to reach the right target audience. Getting your message across […]

Taco Bell’s new design looks like a taco bank, features a food elevator

(NEXSTAR) – Taco Bell has unveiled its new restaurant design – and it probably looks a little familiar. Named “Taco Bell Defy,” the 3,000-square-foot restaurant concept will be built in Minnesota next year and will include a new drive-thru experience. The restaurant will feature four drive-thru lanes, three of which will be dedicated to mobile […]

Hip-hop vacation marks a turning point in the education of a musical form that began at a back-to-school party in the Bronx

Whenever I teach hip-hop classes at the University of Virginia, I give a brief overview of the origins of hip-hop music. One of the important dates I use is August 11, 1973. That’s when DJ Kool Herc, who was 18 at the time, started a “Back To School Jam” for his sister. Cindy in the […]

Chatham University Graduates Launch First Passion Project Through Graphic Design Collective

When the coronavirus pandemic forced a nationwide lockdown, six graphics graduates from Chatham University were exhausted and need community support. To rekindle their creativity and simulate the collaborative environment they experienced in Chatham, the group got together to pursue a passion project in January. It was then that Bracks Collective was born. Co-founder Bree Rice […]


Today, adidas unveils the Real Madrid away shirt for the 2021/22 season, presenting a design that represents and combines the pillars of Madrid culture: art, music and people. Inspired by the An iconic Malasaña neighborhood, the abstract graffiti graphic was custom-created by the adidas product design team and integrated into the fabric of the jersey. […]

Minnesota FFA, 4-H members encouraged to design specialty farm license plate

PLAINVIEW, Minnesota (KEYC) – FFA and Minnesota 4-H members are encouraged to help design the next specialty farm license plate. Similar to the critical habitat license plates from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the specialized farm license plates will support farming programs provided by the FFA and 4-Hs across the state. There will be […]

Design Selected to Replace Columbus Statue in New Haven is “Celebration of the Human Spirit”

NEW HAVEN – Where Christopher Columbus held the globe in his hand for 128 years in Wooster Square, the city may soon see a boy, his older sister and their parents, newly arrived in America from Italy and cast in bronze, baggage in hand, pointing to their future in a new country. The resolutely forward-looking […]

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