Art + Design

At Matador we’re always stoking on the evolution in art and design around the world, and sharing our favorite street art, modern architecture, and international artists remixing old forms into abstract art, creating something new.

By definition, art is the synthesis of human emotions with available media and materials, such as painting, sculpture, and photography, while design is the process of giving a form (such as a bridge or a surfboard) to a certain function (crossing water, surfing on water).

While not necessarily intended to express emotion, design can reach the level of art when it evokes emotional responses or in some way informs our experience of place.

Art + Design Articles
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Idaho off the grid: An intimate look at one of America’s most remote states

by Hailey Hirst

Can you name these famous buildings? [QUIZ]

by Morgane Croissant
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15 architectural achievements every Chicagoan should be proud of

by Michael Bonocore
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50 maps that will give you a glimpse into how the world works

by Matt Hershberger
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Where are you most likely to survive climate change?

by Matt Hershberger
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Here are the states where gay marriage is legal (after today’s ruling)

by Matt Hershberger

We asked what travel means to you. The responses were truly beautiful.

by Alex Scola
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34 awesome maps that will teach you something new about the world

by Matt Hershberger

This crew built the most epic homestead ever. Treehouse. Hot Tub. Skate Bowl!

by Alex Scola

What does your city smell like: bleach or BBQ?

by Morgane Croissant

This state is making street art a felony offense

by Matt Hershberger

9 pieces of LA street art you never realized are (probably) priceless

by Alex Scola
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This map shows which beach is across the ocean from you

by Morgane Croissant
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This surfer uses SUP boards to access the raddest street art spot ever

by Morgane Croissant

What is your world museum IQ? [QUIZ]

by Matt Hershberger
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Forget the tiny house, what you need is an ecocapsule

by Morgane Croissant
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10 things you become addicted to in Dallas

by Celine Lingelser
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17 images that prove Lisbon has the world’s greatest street art

by Rodolfo Contreras
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