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This red doorstop in the men

Doorstop public art

Art museum bathrooms. Clean, sharply designed, austere. Much like the white walls of a museum, most bathrooms within art museums have a modern, contemporary yet neutral feel. Among the granite tiles and light gray walls of the bathroom in Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art lays an object on the floor next to the door. A […]

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Entrance of Walgreens on Michigan Avenue in Chicago

Stunningly beautiful Walgreens inside landmark Wrigley Building

Do you love amazing views? Do you love amazing architecture details? The next place you should visit is–surprise! Walgreens. Walgreens recently moved 40 steps from its cramped quarters above the Billy Goat into the first and second floor of the landmark Wrigley Building next-door. Despite challenges with the layout, the store is absolutely amazing to […]

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33 icons of creative websites

60 websites for art and culture inspiration

Looking for some creative sources? Here are 60 (formerly 45) websites that bring interesting posts. You could subscribe to them using an RSS reader like feedly.com. 3quarksdaily: 2,000 readers A Creative Universe: 664 readers Art in America: 232 readers Art Threat: 422 readers artforum.com ARTINFO Blogs ¬ª Feed: 2,000 readers ARTnews: 711 readers Arts & […]

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1958 Topps Fence Busters # 212 - Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews

What is this mysterious yellow disc?

Giant yellow tennis ball is attacking Wrigley Field! What would that yellow sphere be? Ideas are explored on my baseball blog, Supernova at Wrigley Field captured in 1958 Topps baseball card. It’s a fun interdisciplinary blog post covering baseball, world history, pop culture, and science all from 1958.

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M&Ms can help you design a color palette

If you are ever stuck on a color palette for a design, just pull out a bag of M&Ms. Grab a handful; and lay them out on the table. Viola! There is your color palette. That’s what happened to me one day. I pulled out this nice selection of blues and browns, with a single […]

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