Five Things that Caught our Eye
Every three weeks, we round up a list of five articles that caught our eye. Here’s our team's top 5 of the week.
Photos that Prove Architecture is about People, not Buildings.
When it comes to photographing architecture and design, humans are often considered a distraction from the work itself. A series of 15 images published in Fast Company show that impactful architectural photography does more than just highlight a space, it offers a lens into the lives of people that inhabit it.
When Museums Team up with Startups
Startups and accelerators are nothing new, but in recent times, museums are joining in on the movement. Cultural institutions like Te Papa, a museum in New Zealand, are experimenting with investing in startups as a means to generating new ideas and promoting innovation in the cultural sector.
The Bridge with no Beginning or End
Spanning the width of the Dragon King Harbor River in Changsha, China, the Lucky Knot Bridge is unlike any other. Without a clear end point, it's an infinite loop of magical passage ways, making the very act of crossing a bridge something to be excited about.
Tips for Getting Work Done in a Noisy Office
As cubicles disappear, making way for the trendy collaborative spaces, noise pollution is most definitely on the rise. But, that doesn't mean you can't find your piece of peace, quiet and productivity. Check out these tips for canceling out the noise that's clouding your mind.
Looking Back on How Museums Fared in 2016
In order to attract wider and more diverse audiences, museums are spending more and more on marketing and programming. But if ticket prices aren't necessarily increasing, where does this leave our cultural institutions? The Observer takes a look back at the state of U.S. museums in 2016.