My morning started with a bus ride from the Eindhoven city center to a small town out in the countryside. I was on my way for a tour of Bergeijk, specifically the iconic De Ploeg building. A collaboration between two Dutch artists from the De Stijl period, De Ploeg was once a weaving mill where …
Graphic Design & Art Inspiration for Travelers
Graphic design and art/creative inspiration stories & photos from around the world
One of Europe’s biggest design events, the Dutch Design Week showcases thousands of unique and innovative designs covering a number of different subjects—from fashion to sustainability, art to robotics. Explore some of the best designs in this beginner’s guide to the festival
Photos from one of Berlin’s many design hotels – the Bauhaus Ku’ Damm 101 inspired by the designs from Le Corbusier
Travel tips and suggested things to do on a day trip to Dessau, Germany – from a graphic designer’s perspective
With its ties to Moorish and Christian roots, the Real Alcázar de Sevilla is a great place to find design inspiration
An history of the London Underground’s graphic design including Frank Pick’s design direction, Edward Johnston’s typography & Harry Beck’s Tube Map
Maybe it’s something that comes with age, or my interest to find the most amount of style when traveling, or maybe just my own desire to seek out pretty graphic design when traveling, but a big interest of mine recently has been hotels. And not those boring hotels with dimly lit rooms and cookie-cutter lobbies. …
The EAST hotel, lounge, bar & restaurant in Hamburg — with such a strong sense of style & design, is it just **too much**?
Hamburg’s reputation for creative inspiration & design is as strong as ever. My exploration of the arts scene brought me all over the industrial port city.
Well, hey, this was a lovely hotel stay. The Dominican hotel is located in downtown Brussels—just a few short steps from the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert where you can find all sorts of touristic (and local!) things to do (and near a delightfully delicious Belgian restaurant). It’s a member of Design Hotels and the rooms certainly met …