Calligraphy-covered Museum of the Future nears completion in Dubai

Photos reveal the Museum of the Future in Dubai, which was designed by architecture studio Killa Design and engineered by Buro Happold, with its exterior largely complete. Created for the Dubai Future Foundation, the Museum of the Future will contain exhibitions on innovative design and was designed to have a dynamic form that represents the … Continue reading Calligraphy-covered Museum of the Future nears completion in Dubai

This are the 10 Most Expensive NFT Artworks, From Beeple’s $69 Million Opus to an 18-Year-Old’s $500,000 Vampire Queen

FEWOCiOUS, The EverLasting Beautiful by FEWOCiOUS. Courtesy of the artist FEWOCiOUS, a semi-anonymous 18-year-old artist from Las Vegas named Victor, is in his last year of high school. When someone first suggested he try NFTs, “I was like, what’s the catch? And they’re like, ‘no, we just want you guys to actually get noticed and compensated … Continue reading This are the 10 Most Expensive NFT Artworks, From Beeple’s $69 Million Opus to an 18-Year-Old’s $500,000 Vampire Queen

LIL NAS X and MSCHF Release a “Satan” Nike Air Max 97s containing human blood

MSCHF, the Brooklyn-based agency also responsible for the “Holy Water” Nike Air Max 97s, has teamed up with Lil Nas X on a (relatively sizable for MSCH standards) run of “Satan” Air Max 97s. Designed as the antithesis to the aforementioned “Holy Water” shoes, the “Satan” AM97 contains real human blood. The shoes go a … Continue reading LIL NAS X and MSCHF Release a “Satan” Nike Air Max 97s containing human blood

Jpeg file by digital artist Beeple sells for over $69 million at NFT auction

beeple-christies-auction-everydays-first-5000-days_dezeen_2364_col_6-scaled.jpg A collage by American artist Beeple has become the most expensive digital image ever, with the blockchain-verified artwork fetching over $69 million at auction. The artwork, titled Everydays: The First 5000 Days, was listed by Christie's on February 25 for only $100, becoming the first purely digital artwork backed by a non-fungible token (NFT) … Continue reading Jpeg file by digital artist Beeple sells for over $69 million at NFT auction

First NFT digital house in the world sold for over $500,000

Toronto-based artist Krista Kim has sold the first NFT-backed digital home for over half a million dollars, as interest in virtual design continues to grow. Named Mars House, the digital home designed by Kim was sold on non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace SuperRare for 288 Ether ($512,000), a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Based on blockchain technology, … Continue reading First NFT digital house in the world sold for over $500,000

What are NFTs or Non-fungible tokens and how will they revolutionize the Art world?

NYAN CAT/RYDER RIPPS/GETTY Non-fungible” more or less means that it’s unique and can’t be replaced with something else. For example, a bitcoin is fungible — trade one for another bitcoin, and you’ll have exactly the same thing. A one-of-a-kind trading card, however, is non-fungible. If you traded it for a different card, you’d have something … Continue reading What are NFTs or Non-fungible tokens and how will they revolutionize the Art world?

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele has designed a pair of digital-only trainers that people can try on using augmented reality and “wear” in photographs for social media.

The Gucci Virtual 25, named after Michele's favourite number, is a low-top, high-top hybrid with a fluorescent, highlighter green upper. The brand's double G logo is emblazoned both on the chunky blue sole and on a dial, which holds the shoes together in place of traditional laces. Created in collaboration with AR fashion platform Wanna, … Continue reading Gucci’s Alessandro Michele has designed a pair of digital-only trainers that people can try on using augmented reality and “wear” in photographs for social media.

Why Valentino’s New Brand Partner Is a Gen Z Kenyan Comedian

The Italian couture house may be known for its celebrity-driven campaigns featuring actors like Zendaya, but the selection of its newest partner, 19-year-old internet star Elsa Majimbo, signals the brand’s commitment to finding new faces to help tell its story. Valentino partnered with Majimbo on both a campaign and to co-produce a book called “The … Continue reading Why Valentino’s New Brand Partner Is a Gen Z Kenyan Comedian

Valentino Taps Elsa Majimbo for New Book

The comedian and social media star Elsa Majimbo reveals the background of her collaboration with Valentino in the creation of a one-of-a-kind book dedicated to adults and children. Valentino got in touch with Elsa to create what is the first in a series of cultural projects of the Maison, with an educational and inclusive focus. … Continue reading Valentino Taps Elsa Majimbo for New Book

First space hotel set to open in 2027

The Gateway Foundation has announced that it intends to open the first hotel in space, named Voyager Station, in 2027. Voyager Station will be built by construction company Orbital Assembly Corporation, which describes itself as "the world's first large scale space construction company". According to the organisation, construction of the 50,000-square-metre facility will start in … Continue reading First space hotel set to open in 2027