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15 Drawings of Human Silhouettes by Famous Architects

15 Drawings of Human Silhouettes by Famous Architects

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Illustration and Presentation | No Comments

Noor Makkiya compiled a list of 21 human sketches by famous architects, It’s interesting to see how much of each architect’s personal sense of style can be reflected in a simple doodle of a person, and how each artist truly has their own distinct approach to form construction. Below are 15 of my favorite sketches, […]

5 Creative Paper Cut and Architecture by Paperboyo

5 Creative Paper Cut and Architecture by Paperboyo

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Created by paperboyo, Rich McCor snap photos with papercuts and superimpose them on famous architecture. His beautiful images are made by making historical landmarks look different. You can guess by his Instagram handle name that he uses paper cutout to create this effect. If you were following my @glplondon takeover then you may have already […]





6 Beautiful Cut Outs of Architecture and Fashion

6 Beautiful Cut Outs of Architecture and Fashion

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shamekh شامخ is an architect, visual artist, and fashion illustrator. Lately he’s been drawing images of beautiful women in dresses, then cutting out the clothes from the white paper he drew on. He holds the results up to a skyline or landscape and allows the background buildings, trees, and clouds occupy the ‘invisible’ dress. Recommended […]

10 Beautiful Latin and Ancient Greek Architectural Words

10 Beautiful Latin and Ancient Greek Architectural Words

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architecture Rumbling, Wallpaper | No Comments

Arkhitekton – master builder, director of works, also known as an architect. Apollodorus (image above) of Damascus is a Greek Architect and Engineer. If you’re wondering why the noses are missing in almost all of Greek and Egyptian sculptures (including the Great Sphinx of Giza), this is because they are deliberately removed by early Christian […]

25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc

25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc

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I stumbled upon these really funny doodles by Asia and Landysh Akhmetzyanova. If you love the artists’ doodles, do visit their Lingvistov official site and support them by purchasing greeting cards, high quality prints, children books and stationery. . I will shoot you (It’s ok, I’m a photographer) Paper cut: A tree’s glorious moment of […]

23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architectural Resources, Fonts | 4 Comments

[ Updated ] Architectural font intended for use in technical drawings, presumably with Google Sketchup 7 and the hand-drawn strokes feature. Now, everyone can write like an architect! More architecture fonts: Woolkarth-Bold Bold Font (Free) Flux Architect (Free) Architect Bold by Australian Type Foundry ($25) Graphite Light by Adobe ($26) Tekton Pro Regular by Francis […]

8 Postcards On Life and Colonial Architecture in Malaya During British Rule

8 Postcards On Life and Colonial Architecture in Malaya During British Rule

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Illustration and Presentation | 13 Comments

Bought these beautiful postcards 12 years ago in Suria KLCC, a shopping mall inside the tallest twin towers in the World. Contrary to popular believes on ‘The Good Old Days Are Better’, I tend to disagree. Life is better now, not then. Call it what you want, the Islamic Golden Age, the Chinese Golden Age, […]

Download Tekton, DK Ching’s Architectural Hand-Lettering Font

Download Tekton, DK Ching’s Architectural Hand-Lettering Font

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Architectural Resources, Fonts | 2 Comments

According to Matthew Frederick, good architectural lettering adheres to several principles and techniques, that is to emphasize the beginning and end of all strokes, and overlap them slightly where they meet. If you happened to have a really shitty handwriting, just like me, there are several ‘hand lettering like’ standard computer fonts that comes pre-installed […]

9 Inspiring Quotes from Creative Thinkers, Leaders, and Artists

9 Inspiring Quotes from Creative Thinkers, Leaders, and Artists

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Quotes, Wallpaper | No Comments

Just when you need some creative juice flowing down your veins, here are 8 high resolution wallpaper for your desktop and iPads, minus the James Franco quotes. If you are into schools, teaching and kids, do check out Sir Ken Robinson’s book and videos on YouTube. . 1920×1080 scalable to (1600×900 or 1366×768) 1440×900 scalable […]

The Perfect Gift for Architect & Interior Designer – 3D Popup Cards

The Perfect Gift for Architect & Interior Designer – 3D Popup Cards

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Miniature Art + Model | 3 Comments

These 3D pop-up cards are hand-crafted and laser cut by Xoox. They are possibly the best gifts for architects, interior designers, contractors, project manager, landscape architects and all those involved in the construction industry, and football fans too. The level of details is astonishing. If you’re thinking of buying something memorable and unique for your […]

12 Motivating Last Minute Panic Wallpaper for Architects and Designers

12 Motivating Last Minute Panic Wallpaper for Architects and Designers

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Been there, done that. No matter how early one starts doing their projects and assignments, there will always be the last minute panic mode, even when you’re done, you wished you had a little bit more time. In Japan, they called it the Kaizen spirit, where the race for perfection is a marathon with no […]

Download AutoCAD Shelf and Desk Wallpaper To Get You Organized

Download AutoCAD Shelf and Desk Wallpaper To Get You Organized

Posted by Ngan Tengyuen in Wallpaper | 3 Comments

Most probably one of the less beautiful desktop wallpaper ever, but for those studying or working in the construction industry, especially those involved in using AutoCAD for work or study, this empty bookshelf “Auto CAD wallpaper” line drawing is more than another wallpaper for your Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 desktop. If for some unknown […]

20 Amazing Quote About Architecture And Design

20 Amazing Quote About Architecture And Design

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Writing about music is like dancing about architecture, they say. Here are 20 memorable quotes by architects, designers and critics. “Less is more” is perhaps one of the most influential quotes of all time, this can be seen with Jonathan Ive’s product design in the Apple’s product line. If you’re into motivation quotes, do check […]

17 Minimalist Architecture Wallpapers

17 Minimalist Architecture Wallpapers

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Skeuomorph is officially dead when Apple decided to ditch it for a more minimalistic look on their operating system, undeniably it was Microsoft that started the revolution with the launch of Windows 8 Metro style. Anyway, minimalism in architecture is a style of design that focus on what is important while removes distraction, this enables […]