In Tokyo, a haunted art gallery has been created for kids

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Monday 26 August 2013

Why is it that we don’t remember our childhoods being as epic as this? Just for the kids, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo engaged Torafu Architects to toy with the artworks belonging to one of its art galleries. Its name? Haunted House — and it sets out to be exactly what it sounds […]

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Architects dressed as their buildings

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By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Saturday 20 October 2012

It doesn’t get more terrific than this: a picture of famous architects dressed up as their buildings they’ve designed, not looking too thrilled. It’s a bit hard to make out the buildings, but, in order: Fuller Building (Stewart Walker), Waldorf-Astoria (Leonard Schultze), Squibb Building (Ely Jacques Kahn), Chrysler Building (William Van Alen), 1 Wall Street (Ralph Walker), Metropolitan Tower (D.E.Ward), and, of course, the Museum of New York (Joseph H. Freelander). Chrysler Building looks really fancy.

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Band poster design by Jon Barmby

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By Andrew Cluer in New Illustration on Friday 6 January 2012

Best known for his work with We Are The Ocean, Architects, and Bring Me The Horizon, Jon Barmby is a graphic designer who can create near-to-real-life drawings using Flash. Taking the ideas of the band and a film poster theme, he creates abstract pieces built up from textures and great use of colour filters. His […]

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