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Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

A rendering of the future Louvre Abu Dhabi. (Photo: Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Courtesy TDIC, via Wired)

Slow Drain

In order to build the new Louvre Abu Dhabi, contractors had to drain water from the site for six years. Here’s hoping global warming doesn’t fill it back up.
[Wired]

On Location

The setting of Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick was moved from California to Marfa, Texas’s tiny art and design capital.
[Curbed]

Price Bump

If you’re in the market for a Brancusi, you better scrounge up $57.4 million.
[Artnews]

Seeing Double

It’s only a matter of time until Instagram swallows Snapchat whole.
[Bloomberg]

Photo Prop

Master & Dynamic and Leica came together to produce a capsule collection of design-forward headphones.
[Master & Dynamic]

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