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Eddy Merckx Releases Limited-Edition Steel Racing Frame

Company to commemorate Merckx’s birthday with 70 stainless steel frames<p>Most people celebrate their 70th birthday with a quiet family party. But this year, Eddy Merckx is celebrating that milestone by releasing a limited edition, $17,500 steel race bike.<p>The bike is the first of a new line of metal …

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Have You Met the ONE?

The search for the ONE stops here. Well, at least when it comes to housing. The construction geniuses behind the Smart Highway and the Van Gogh …

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

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13 New Landscape Design Ideas to Steal in 2015

Good garden design can change your life–and remove boundaries between indoors and out to increase living space. We’ve rounded up 13 new ideas to …

Lance Armstrong: I'd follow the pack

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from professional cycling in 2012, said in an interview …

A Sound Hub Like No Other

The Bang & Olufsen Beosound Moment makes your music look as good as it sounds! It consists of two distinct parts: a base serving as an engine for …

Unique Papercraft Art for Your Home

Papertrophy is clever twist on taxidermy inspired by classic game trophies but a whole lot more animal-friendly! Constructed from just paper and …

Here’s The Only EULA You’ll Ever Want To Read

By design, end-user license agreement, or EULAs, are impenetrable documents letting users of a given piece of software know their rights, and written by lawyers trying to cover their clients’ asses. EULAs are so ridiculous and all encompassing, the 18,000-word EULA you click through when you …

Form Matters: Wearable Concrete Jewelry

Concrete is a pretty amazing material. Form Matters explores the dual nature of concrete — of how it can be used to create architectural masterpieces …

Exploded View: Manipulating Light with Movement

Recent Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Sam van Gurp’s final show explores light and how it can be manipulated through movement. The sun’s light …

Sandwichbikes + Van Gogh Museum

Though it was first conceived as a curious concept by Dutch design agency Bleijh nearly a decade ago, our initial introduction to the Sandwichbike came in 2013 during Milan Design Week. Shipped flat-packed, the predominately wood frame design is as unconventional a bike can be without losing its …

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The Easy e-Bike

Electric bikes currently on the market are largely U-G-L-Y. This e-bike by Kasper Jensen, however, proves that power-assisted doesn’t have to mean …

Temporary Tattoo-Based Glucose Monitoring

Living with diabetes comes with a plethora of difficulties, and drawing blood to test glucose levels every day is certainly not the least of them. Fortunately, nanoengineers at UC San Diego are paving the way toward the painful technique's obsolescence, with a new wearable tech that can monitor …

Kraftwerk Meets Nintendo In This Cute & Cheap Pocket Synth

Teenage Engineering’s new line of 8-bit music makers will make you a little bit Moroder and a little bit Miyamoto, all at once.<p>Pocket synthesizers aren’t anything new. In 2013, Open Music Labs gave away a cassette-sized synthesizer called the Mixtape Alpha at SXSW, then sold it at $42 a pop. But …

Charline Ronzon-Jaricot designs glass apparatus to capture olfactory memories

French design student Charline Ronzon-Jaricot has created a device that releases a bespoke scent during a moment users would like to remember (+ …

Majestic Wine Maps – Illustrations by Neil Stevens

Some Wine Map illustrations created by Neil Stevens.<p>London based illustrator Neil Stevens was entrusted by Majestic Wine to illustrate a series of …