Friday Roundup: Five Fertile Bits of Design and Art News to Peruse This Weekend

Introducing a brand new feature on the Installments blog: our Friday news roundup! There’s a massive amount of industry news pushed out every week, but we cut through the clutter and provide you with the top five stories. Browse at your leisure this weekend.

Art by Banksy Photo by Nina Toor for The New York Times
Art by Banksy
Photo by Nina Toor for The New York Times

5. Google Glass fixes everything (almost)

The wearable computer will have a feature that lets you match colors in your world to a Sherwin Williams’ palate and order the paint directly from the store!

4. Happy Magic Water Park is a pretty happy place

The Chinese government has converted an architectural landmark in north Beijing into a hopping water park, the second-most popular attraction in the city.

3. Blessed be this light sculpture of Mary

TAC artist Titia Ex is unveiling a light sculpture of the Virgin Mary as the everywoman at the Notre Dame de la Chapelle tomorrow.

2. Apple moves forward with headquarter construction

Cupertino has approved the tech giant’s plans for its reconstructed headquarters, which will cover almost three million square feet and feature a four-story, 600-seat restaurant for the employees.

1. Banksy is back!

The famed and notorious British street artist has announced a month-long residency in New York. You can see his second piece above, as his first was painted over quickly after it was discovered.