Get a glimpse of the EyeTime 2015 winners' photos
Morpholio held another successful EyeTime photography competition! The popular contest for designers was established by photographers, professors and students to highlight the ongoing research and investigation brewing within today's emerging design talent.
Young professionals and students submitted their work to the guest jury (which included Archinect and Bustler founder Paul Petrunia). The public also had the opportunity to participate in picking the winning entries.Take a gander at some of this year's winners:↑ EMERGING TALENT - JURY WINNER... View full entry
Win a set of these mini The Architect Says notebooks!
While sketching ideas on digital tablets is increasingly the norm these days, having a pocket-sized notebook (or three) on hand has long been a trusty essential for any designer. If you're in need for more notebooks to fill, the Architect Says notebook set might be what you're looking for.As a... View full entry
Win "Drawing from Practice, Architects and the Meaning of Freehand" by J. Michael Welton
"Drawing from Practice, Architects and the Meaning of Freehand" by architectural writer J. Michael Welton is a practitioner's handy reference for freehand-drawing inspiration and an adept resource to anyone who's curious about the creative processes behind some of today's most influential... View full entry
Generate your next creative idea with Morpholio's Journal app, a digital super-tool sketchbook
Architects and designers have adapted to the digitization of the creative process, although trustworthy paper sketchbooks, notepads, and journals remain as an essential free-flowing workspace for brainstorming ideas. Morpholio conveniently combines both realms in Journal, a new app that redefines... View full entry
Dump your old vector files in the Digital Junkyard to be recycled into real-world objects
The Digital Junkyard is an experiment in virtual salvage. It is a repository of donated digital information that is used to generate real physical and spatial objects...This project is an embodiment of the growing collective intelligence that technology affords us; and an experiment in ideas about digital ecology. It also honours the time and energy that designers put into testing and making mistakes.
— digital junkyard
No, this isn't some snarky Craigslist ad. Recently launched by architecturally trained designer and artist Car Martin, the Digital Junkyard is a website with a mission to transform as much of your unwanted vector files into a new physical object or creative idea of sorts, in the real world. In... View full entry
Win a copy of "Young Architects 16: Overlay" from the Architectural League Prize
Since 1981, The Architectural League of New York has showcased the latest emerging design talent in the annual Architectural League Prize. Every year, the Architectural League selects three previous winners for the League Prize committee, who are tasked to develop the competition theme that... View full entry
Editor's Picks #396
Beth Mosenthal penned an Op-Ed: Response to Michael Kimmelman's Critique of 1 WTC. She writes "I can only imagine the list of priorities that 1 World Trade entailed, but am still celebratory of the feat that it was realized despite perhaps the greatest obstacles any project could possibly... View full entry
Spacemaker VR lets designers "walk through" their own 3D creations
The Spacemaker VR by Digital Physical is a virtual reality software system that can add some new perspective to the entire design process. The Spacemaker lets designers export their 3D files and test out their creations, even during the design process. The software also includes customizable... View full entry
Denise Scott Brown and the myth of individual creativity
Modern architecture, despite breaking with the past stylistically, nonetheless maintains this image of the gifted architect as a lone autonomous genius who overcomes gravity and prevails over his client [...]
Rather than an inner activity done in solitude, it has been found that people often discover their thoughts and ideas through interactions with others [...]
The centrality of collaboration in architecture is often overlooked in a culture celebrating and branding “starchitects.”
Referring to recent statistics concerning women in architectural practice and the Denise Scott Brown Pritzker controversy, architect Esther Sperber calls for an overhaul of how we think about creativity and authorship in architecture. Her piece for Lilith, "Revising Our Ideas about... View full entry
Win a Moleskine® notebook from the Inspiration and Process in Architecture collection!
The foundation of architecture lies in the creative process. And for many architects, the beginning of that process involves none other than simple pencil and paper for jotting down those ideas, notes, and sketches to inspire the next project. Inspiration and Process in Architecture, published by... View full entry