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Designers define 'Beauty' in Cooper Hewitt Triennial - CNN Style

This op-ed was co-written by "Beauty" Assistant Curator Andrea Lipps and Senior Curator of Contemporary Design Ellen Lupton.<p>The old adage "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" holds true. Beauty is subjective.<p>Each of us is attracted to different people, and likewise, we are each drawn to works of …

Kids' wacky inventions made real

<b>Imagine coming up with the craziest invention - and then seeing it in real life.</b><p>The INVENTORS! Project asked over 450 children in Sunderland in the north of England to draw their inventions.<p>The project then asked local designers and manufacturers to make some of them into real life products.<p>Take a …

Saul Leiter: The photographer who saw world in color - CNN Style

Saul Leiter (1923-2013) was an American photographer best known for his pioneering role in the use of color photography.<p>He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to an Orthodox Jewish family. Leiter was given his first camera at around 11 years old by his mother. He would later abandoned his …

In the early 1990s, British photographer Jo Spence used her last work The Final Project to create a poetic and morbidly funny reflection on her terminal cancer

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Anatomy of a Photobook: 'Diagram of the Heart' by Glenna Gordon

Firdausy El-yakub reads a romance novel in her bedroom in Kano, Northern Nigeria, March 21, 2013.<br>Glenna Gordon<p>1 of 21<p>The first thing you notice about …

You probably won't be able to afford Faraday Future's first car

Faraday's first production car, which is expected to launch sometime before 2020, will be a luxury vehicle, competing with the likes of Tesla's Model S. In other words, it will not be cheap.<p>"We are working on more than one car, the first car does fall into the premium side of the market," Richard …

Hilarious Animated Series Perfectly Satirizes the Photo Industry

The world of photography can sometimes seem so inscrutable, pretentious, and exclusive that we can’t help but laugh at ourselves. Happy Photographers …

Pharma Boss Martin Shkreli Unmasked as Wu-Tang Clan Album Buyer

The pharmaceutical company honcho who sparked outrage by gouging the price of a lifesaving HIV drug has been revealed to be the buyer of the only copy of the new Wu-Tang Clan album, "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin."<p>Martin Shkreli was the highest bidder for the 31-track album by the Staten Island-based …

Pratt’s “Coded Couture” Goes Beyond Wearables And 3-D Printing In High-Tech Fashion

Innovation within the fashion world has yielded some wildly inventive things: generative textile prints, statuesque kicks, and wearables that give you superpowers. But what interests Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox—curators of <i>Coded Couture</i>, a forthcoming exhibition at the Pratt Manhattan …

Articles about 7-modern-bar-accessories on Dwell.com - Dwell

There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all.<p>Modern restaurant lighting creates an inviting atmosphere in a charming upstate New York town.<p>When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of …

Paris Photo 2015: Editors’ Preview - Photographs from this year's Paris Photo | LensCulture

For nearly two decades, the annual Paris Photo fair has punctuated the photography market’s year-end calendar by bringing together some of the top artists, galleries, collectors and professionals to the City of Light. This year’s edition promises to be no different: thousands of images and an …

Marine Photographer Captures the Thrills of Sea-Based Endeavors

The beauty and majesty of the sea cannot be underscored more than in pictures. Photographer Kurt Arrigo does exactly that, capturing the …

Nissan's Full Display Mirror lets racers see through solid objects

Usually, technology created for motorsport tends to trickle its way downward to regular passenger cars -- high-end carbon-ceramic brakes are an excellent example. Every so often, though, a piece of consumer technology turns out to be a great benefit for racers. That's the case with Nissan's Full …

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Instagram Star Shares His Mobile Photo Editing App Workflow

If you’re curious about what it takes to do well on Instagram, Connor Franta can tell you. He’s one of the biggest stars on the photo sharing …

Photo Editing

Ad-blocking is so widely loathed that one company held a peace summit about it

If any one company is at the heart of the recent ad blocking phenomenon, it's Eyeo GmbH, the German software developer behind the popular extension …

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