Anni Vagiopoulou

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Corel Painter’s ParticleShop Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop

ParticleShop, a new brush plug-in for Adobe Photoshop that gives you the ability to create incredible effects.<p>Thanks to the partnership I have with …

The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast

Television is in flux, right down to what that word even means.<p>TV <i>shows</i> are better than ever, TV <i>sets</i> are big and beautiful, but the TV <i>experience</i> hasn’t changed much. The reasons are plentiful: long-term contracts, monopolistic cable companies, linear programming, advertising. They have conspired …

Smart TV

Can Anyone Win in Architecture Criticism? An Appeal for a "New Sincerity"

In the mid-1980s, after literature had long been held hostage by postmodernist irony and cynicism, a new wave of authors called for an end to …

Resource Furniture Launches New, Multifunctional Pieces

Resource Furniture has been one of the trailblazers when it comes to multifunctional furniture and just recently they launched a few new pieces to …

Furniture

Robin Williams Posthumously Blocks a New Aladdin Sequel Featuring His Voice

Given how rapidly moviemaking technology is advancing these days, it’s become easier and easier for celluloid to blend the line between the life and death of a beloved actor. Think Oliver Reed in <i>Gladiator</i>, Paul Walker in <i>Furious 7,</i> or, most jarringly, Sir Laurence Olivier in <i>Sky Captain and the World</i> …

Colorful Foam Blocks to Configure Various Living Room Setups

Recent Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Tijs Gilde came up with a way to offer flexibility and diversity when it comes to how you set up your living …

Furniture

Open-Air Rooms and Moving Walls: Inside a Remote “Adventure Home”

In the northern Cascade Range of Washington State—a place where summers are scorching and winters can be frigid—it might seem counterintuitive to build an open-air home, one composed of four completely unattached buildings. But Tom Kundig, the architect behind the home known as Studhorse (named for …

Washington State

What It's Really Like To 'Walk' In Space

Astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren left the International Space Station on Friday for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks. Their assignment was to configure a vent door on the port side ammonia tank. That meant they were outside the space station, tied only with a tether, floating …

Disney isn't allowed to use Robin Williams' voice in an 'Aladdin' sequel for 25 years

The New York Post broke the details, as a former Disney executive dropped the knowledge that there was enough excess material from Williams' 1991 recording sessions to constitute a fourth performance as the Genie in a new "Aladdin" film. Unfortunately for the powers that be, Williams' estate had a …

Pluto may have two ice volcanoes near its south pole

The dwarf planet also has some pretty wobbly moons<p>Pluto may have two ice volcanoes that spew water ice, nitrogen, ammonia, and methane onto the dwarf planet's surface, NASA announced today. The potential volcanoes were spied near Pluto's south pole, in images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft …

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: MVRDV’s Reflective Art Depot Breaks Ground in Rotterdam

Dutch firm MVRDV is known for breaking with architectural convention, and the experimental practice is now set to take its explorations to a new level in the Netherlands with an entirely new building typology. Today, a groundbreaking ceremony took place for the firm’s radical addition to the Museum …

Rotterdam

Hands-on with the $1,500 Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch

Tag Heuer has teamed up with Google and Intel to launch the Connected Watch, its first Android Wear timepiece. The Connected isn't just any average Android Wear watch, however. It's a $1,500 luxury timepiece clad in titanium and bearing more than a passing resemblance to Tag Heuer's analog …

Solar storms: New evidence that the Sun twice erupted violently in the Middle Ages.

In the years 774 and 993, the Earth was attacked from space.<p>Not by aliens, but by a natural event—and it was very, very powerful.<p>Phil Plait writes</b> …

Solar Cycle

Roundup: 10 Cool, Modern Bookshelves

Most likely, the older we get the more books and knick knacks we acquire, which means, we need somewhere to put them. Bookshelves come in all shapes …

Furniture

FGP: An Outdoor Collection Composed of Simple, Fluid Forms

Milan-based designer Francisco Gomez Paz designed a collection of outdoor products for Landscape Forms called the FGP collection. FGP is composed of …

Furniture

Applying Industrial Design to Hubless Cat Wheels

There is a market for designey pet exercise equipment<p>People really will spend anything on their pets. Take the GoPet Tread Wheel:<p>That'll run you $524 …

Product Design

THINKK Studio's Lanna Factory machine produces customisable lampshades

Bangkok-based THINKK Studio has constructed a low-tech machine that lets users customise the shape and colour of their own thread lamps.<p>The Lanna …

Furniture

Handcrafted Plant Hangers by Kathryn Leah Payne

Handcrafted in New Zealand by Kathryn Leah Payne, the Colour Pop and Tassel Plant Hangers pay homage to those vintage macrame plant holders of …

Furniture

Mixed-Use Storage Units for the Entryway

Sebastian Erazo Fischer designed a solution for all the gear you shed at the front door when you come home. These mixed-use, freestanding units were …

Furniture

A São Paulo Apartment Decked Out in Shades of Grey

DT estúdio took on renovations of an 1,130 square foot apartment in São Paulo, Brazil, which began as a disjointed, two bedroom residence. The layout …

Mamet Lamps by Pablo Carballal

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>Designer Pablo Carballal presented his MAMET Lamps at Feria Hábitat Valencia, and they’re now …

Furniture

Fresh From The Dairy: Cozy Duvet Covers

The past few weeks have been tough in my house – everyone has been sick! I’ve spent more time in my bed than anywhere else, and that made me start to …

Design

A Collection of Mirrors That Look Inflated

Zieta Prozessdesign, known for their blown-up looking stools, is back and taking that same idea to mirrors. TAFLA is a collection of steel mirrors …

Design

Wald Plug Lamp by Feltmark

The Wald Plug Lamp is kind of like a floor lamp but it doesn’t take up any floor space. Los Angeles-based Feltmark stripped the floor lamp and …

Visually Stimulating Prints of Letters

London-based graphic designer Silvia Baz created Typeworks, a series of visually stimulating prints of letters. When you’re standing close, the black …

VOLK’s 2015 Collection

Brooklyn-based VOLK has introduced their latest collection for 2015, which features mixed materials and a new bleached ash finish. The launch shows …

Furniture

A 1940’s Manufacturing Plant Turned into New Offices

Eppstein Uhen Architects renovated a 1940’s Allis Chalmers manufacturing plant in West Allis, Wisconsin into a new office space for Johnson Controls. …

Furniture

Nordic Appeal Brings Sustainable Scandinavian Design to the Desk

Scandinavian design is already renown as unfussy, respective of natural finishes and material, and gracefully modern. All these adjectives are …

A Warehouse in Brussels Becomes a Modern Loft

SHSH Architecture + Scenography took an old storage warehouse in Brussels and turned one floor of it into a modern loft with an art studio for a …

Architecture

Scissors with a Mathematical Aesthetic

iAN Yen, of Design YxR, designed a really cool pair of scissors based on the golden ratio. Instead of starting the design process thinking just about …

Design