Take a look at some examples of where nature informs design to, as National Geographic online puts it, "solve modern problems." We're pretty sure the platypus can be called upon to solve something.(Thanks, Core77.)
Beginning November 1st in New Orleans, curator Dan Cameron will launch the largest biennial of international contemporary art ever assembled in the U.S. Exhibits will be open to the public in museums, historic buildings, and found sites around the city.
The Daily Swarm points us to a new Wall Street Journal piece talking up how Metallica's new album may be too loud for its own good (or bad, depending on how your ears feel about it). As you may remember, we talked to design agency Turner Duckworth about its work for the album's visuals.