Design Dispatch

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

(Image: Renzo Piano Building Workshop, via Architizer)

All-Star Team

Renzo Piano’s new gallery for Château La Coste stands alongside the property’s existing structures by architects Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, and Jean Nouvel.

False Promises

In the future, not all transportation systems will look good or be fast.
[The New York Times]

Early Adopters

What would hipsters have looked like during the Renaissance? Gucci’s designer Alessandro Michele has the answer.
[Business of Fashion]

Unpopular Opinion

Instagram’s CEO, Kevin Systrom, argues that the company didn’t copy Snapchat.
[The Wall Street Journal]

Canned Response

We already knew the dangers of an ill-advised autocorrect. Now Google is taking the technology in a far more sinister direction.

Same Difference

A selfie with art is not the same as looking at art. Science says so.

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