Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer.
This week, learn how to combat gentrification, see how artists engage with the built environment, hear about hallucinatory Japanese arcade games, make a Soviet hippie poncho, and appreciate the far-out work of visionary architect Frederick Kiesler.
In “The Handmaid’s Tale,” costume and color are used to powerfully signal status and state of freedom for the different social groups. Costume designer Ane Crabtree says the producers wanted to give it a sense of being completely current, and not a costume drama.