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Articles about english designers livework home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...<p>While Russel Wright was helping shape America's sense of modern design in the mid 20th century, he was also slowly crafting a...<p>Designer-architect Gae Aulenti lived in …

Design

Films you must watch at MAMI ’14

Films you must watch at MAMI ’14<p>Though it was a bit of a struggle getting the show on the road, the Mumbai Film Festival is finally here …

Richard Linklater

Designing The Moment Case: The Good, the Bad, and the Work Most People Don't Show

<i>Images Courtesy of The Moment Case. Story by Erik Hedberg.</i><p>If you asked Erik to describe himself, designer would come after "snow surfer." A native of …

Mobile Photography

Fernando Alonso 'thought he was in 1995' after pre-season crash

Spanish driver reportedly lost the memory of the last 20 years of his life following smash in testing<p>Fernando Alonso woke up from his testing accident unaware he was a Formula One driver having forgotten the last 20 years of his life, according to reports in his native Spain.<p><b>Alonso will miss the</b> …

Motor Racing

iOS 8.2 to Launch Next Week as Final Beta Seeded to Employees and Carrier Partners

After initially reporting that iOS 8.2 would be released to the public this week, <i>BGR</i> now claims that the upcoming software update will arrive next week as Apple decided to seed one last beta to employees and carrier partners for testing. The final GM carries a build number of 12D508 and includes …

Apple Watch

Microsoft Launches Office 2016 for Mac Preview, Available for Free to Mac Users

Microsoft is today introducing a preview of the next iteration of its office software designed for Mac users, Office 2016. Office 2016 for Mac is the company's first major Mac release since Office 2011, and it brings new versions of <i>Word</i>, <i>Excel</i>, and <i>PowerPoint</i> with redesigned Retina-optimized …

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Mobile

Spotlight: Photographer Nicholas Goodden

<b>My name is</b> Nicholas Goodden. I’m an award winning urban photographer based in London, founder of the Street Photography London collective. I also specialize in social media and have written articles on both subjects for many top international publications. My urban photography can be seen on my …

India bans 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film, but the book's a hit there

Indian censors have decided the movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" is too sexy to be released there. Don't tell them the book is on their bestseller lists.<p>Time magazine reports that India's Central Board of Film Certification declined to approve the film for release. Universal, the movie studio behind …

Scientists create self-cleaning paint

Researchers from University College London have developed a resilient super-hydrophobic paint, impervious to water and oils, that cleans itself<p>A new paint that makes robust self-cleaning surfaces has been developed by a team led by UCL researchers.<p>The coating can be applied to clothes, paper, glass …

This Slow-Mo Clip Shows What It’s Like to Photograph Planes Landing at Maho Beach

A video posted by Paul Luning (@pluning) on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:45am PST<p>Maho Beach in the Caribbean islands is famous for being a place where you can …

Bucket Lists

Apple Sends Email to Aperture Users - Promotes New Photos App

Apple has begun sending emails to Aperture users, promoting the upcoming Photos for OS X app. The email reminds users that Aperture will not be …

Apps
Silicon Valley

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Astronomy

India's Efforts to Ban Rape Documentary Spur Greater Interest Online

<b>New Delhi:</b> A British-made documentary about a grisly gang rape in India spread throughout social media on Thursday, gaining a wide audience despite a …

A Water-Saving Faucet That Creates a Beautiful Swirling Stream of Water

The Swirl faucet features a system of turbines that causes water to come out in a swirling lattice consisting of many jets of water. In addition to …

American arrested in UAE after criticising employer on Facebook

Ryan Pate says he had no idea that a rant written during holiday in Florida could put him in an Abu Dhabi jail for up to five years<p>A hallmark of American life - griping about work - has landed an American helicopter mechanic in a Middle Eastern jail.<p>Ryan Pate, from Belleair Bluffs, Florida, took to …

Vodafone rolls out global 16-week paid maternity leave promise

KPMG estimates global businesses could save up to $19bn a year should they follow the telecoms company's lead<p>Vodafone has become one of the first companies in the world to offer female staff who become mothers the same amount of maternity leave regardless of where in the world they work and despite …

Maternity

Bar Council Meets Today on Lawyers' Comments in Nirbhaya Documentary

Following outrage over the derogatory comments about women made by two lawyers in the documentary 'India's Daughter', the Executive Bar council will …

Nirbhaya film: Government serves legal notice to BBC, says YouTube removed video : India, News

BBC aired the documentary, containing the controversial interview of a convict despite a Delhi court prohibiting it.<p>The government on Thursday served …

Internet

Apple expects you to use its Watch in 10-second bursts

Apple doesn't want you to spend a lot of time with Watch apps. Specifically, if you're looking at your Cupertino-device adorned wrist for more than 10 seconds, that isn't ideal according to <i>Bloomberg</i>'s sources. In addition to quick bursts of info, Watch apps also use location services, among other …