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Sheffield's striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain

A cellular pattern of diamond-shaped sections wrap around this university building in Sheffield, England. The diamonds don't just make for an …

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Artist Removes Smartphones from Photos to Reveal our Obsession with Technology

The question of whether we are too obsessed with our technology is a topic that everyone seems to have an opinion on. Photographer Eric Pickersgill chimes in on the debate with <i>Removed</i>, a collection of photographs depicting how bizarre life would look if one simply removed all electronic devices …

Articles about 5 light filled homes floor ceiling windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of...<p>When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor feeling in your home, a set of floor-to-ceiling windows is the key ingredient to...<p>Formerly a schoolhouse property, this …

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Photographer Humorously Imagines Darth Vader with a Daily Routine like the Rest of Us

Polish photographer Pawel Kadysz imagines that Darth Vader is more like us than we might realize. In his series of selfies called <i>Daily Life of Darth Vader</i>, Kadysz shows that the infamous Sith Lord performs many of the same relatable and mundane tasks that we do, such as food shopping and cleaning …

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and …

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Articles about 7 uses natural stone home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...<p>From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the …

Articles about modern addition northern california has ultimate rooftop hangout on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.<p>Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant …

"Nature in Black and White" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Nature in Black and White<p>Published <b>May 6, 2014</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>24 Contributors</b><p><b>24 photos</b> selected by<p><i>National Geographic Photographer</i><p>View Slideshow<p>With a final tally of over 21,000 submissions, I think it's safe to say that nature photography in black and white is …

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Behind This Aged Façade Is The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Castle

Hidden in the hills of Tuscany, this 16th-century estate will take your breath away.<p>Tuscany is known for its incredible rolling hills, Renaissance-era art, and Castello di Sammezzano. If the latter is unfamiliar, photographer Martino Zegwaard is here to change that.<p>Originally built in the 17th …

Daily Inspiration #2203

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

7 Quick Tips for Better Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: Photographer and digital artist Mohammed Sattar doesn’t capture reality, he creates dreams. In this article he shares 7 quick tips he</i> …

Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo: Pictures

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4 Ways the Time of Day Affects Your Photographs

You have probably heard the saying, “The early bird gets the worm,” and in some ways that phrase can be repurposed to apply to photographers as well. …

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Inside The Homes Of Hollywood's Top Earning Celebrities

Their mansions are almost as impressive as their paychecks.<p>For the past 16 years, Forbes has released an annual list of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities, and this year, several of the top earners have something in common beyond their super-sized paychecks: majorly impressive real estate.<p>The past …

Meryl Streep Reveals the Story Behind Her Unusual Name

The Oscar winner “haaaaaaaated” her name growing up, and here’s why.<p>The name <b>Meryl Streep</b> is so deeply embedded in pop culture, particularly in filmography, that no one really questions it. Meryl Streep, the name, is just kind of a given, as the title of the greatest-living actress and the woman …

Articles about light filled brooklyn townhouse features large indoor outdoor space entertaining on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Featuring architecture by award-winning JFAK Architects...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>A designer couple …

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All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

Articles about 7 modern homes portugal on Dwell.com - Dwell

With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see destination for all design lovers.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far …

Articles about retreat cascades bold take modern cabin on Dwell.com - Dwell

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat …

Clever Illustrations Unmask the "True" Identities of Pop Culture Icons

In his amusing series titled <i>Icons Unmasked</i>, Chicago-based illustrator Alex Solis reveals the surprising identities of famous characters in pop culture. These cartoon-style portraits feature a series of costumed figures who unmask themselves, exposing who really lurks beneath the facade. The alter …

Elegant Illustrations of Animals Made with Graceful Lines and Lively Colors

Graphic designer Andrea Minini is adept at transforming clean, curving lines into elegant creatures. Through his vector illustrations, the artist conveys striking portraits of animals who are represented by sleek, flowing curves and thoughtful shadowing. “What I love in graphic design is speed: …

Interview: Adorable Foxes Captured in Zen-Like State of Bliss

For years, we've been enamored with Dutch photographer Roeselien Raimond's beautiful portraits of foxes. She has a knack for capturing them at just the right moment, showcasing their adorable looks as they go about their daily activities, including traipsing in the snow, wading through a pond, and …

Satirical Series Reveals the Secret Lies Behind Picturesque Instagram Posts

Some Instagram photos are so perfect you can’t help wondering how scenes like that actually exist. Beautifully crafted, the compositions might make you wish your life was that picturesque. Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone sheds some light on these types of impeccable images with her …

Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

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