Design-Related

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Designer Stanford White’s Madison Square Garden opened in New York City on June 16, 1890. The theater, the second to have that name (the latest—and fourth—is in midtown west), hosted the Democratic National Convention in 1924 and was demolished in 1925.

Designer Stanford White’s Madison Square Garden opened in New York City on June 16, 1890. The theater, the second to have that name (the latest—and fourth—is in midtown west), hosted the Democratic National Convention in 1924 and was demolished in 1925.

Kooyang Residential, in Melbourne, Australia. Designed by Matt Gibson Architecture. Photos by SMG.

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Design is not for philosophy, it’s for life.

—fashion designer Issey Miyake

Rapunzel. Photo by Littlehuw.

Rapunzel. Photo by Littlehuw.

Urban sprawl threatens the Casa Gomis, in northeastern Spain. Designed by Antonio Bonet Castellana. Photo by Salva Lopez.

Urban sprawl threatens the Casa Gomis, in northeastern Spain. Designed by Antonio Bonet Castellana. Photo by Salva Lopez.

Lund Central gets welcome slashes of color via a new pedestrian walkway and stair enclosures. Designed by Sweden’s Sweco design studio Metro Arkitekter. Photos by Felix Gerlach.

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Ruby Dee (1922–2014). Thank you.

Ruby Dee (1922–2014). Thank you.

We’re all going from point A to point B—how we get there is the conductor’s problem.

—Massimo Vignelli

St. John the Divine Cathedral #harlem #newyork #newyorkcity #cathedral #uptown #morningsideheights #architecture #unfinished (at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC)

St. John the Divine Cathedral #harlem #newyork #newyorkcity #cathedral #uptown #morningsideheights #architecture #unfinished (at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC)

The Rozet Cultural Center, in Arnhem, wins the Netherlands’ Best Building of the Year 2014. Designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects. Photos by Scagliola Brakkee.

(Source: dezeen.com)