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Here's What Happens When High-End Designers & Engineers Optimize a 27-Year-Old Porsche

Singer Vehicle Design's "Dynamics and Lightweighting Study" gets a little help from Daniel Simon<p>It must be awesome to be wealthy.<p>So a Porsche …

Vintage Suitcases Turned Into Portable Sound Systems

Bounceybox was born more than two years ago with the aim of joining music, design and vintage aesthetics.<p>The concept is a tribute to the underground …

Terracotta-toned tiles divide Vilnius apartment into two contrasting halves

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> terracotta-coloured tiles by manufacturer Agrob Buchtal help to carve up this dwelling in Lithuania's capital, creating cool and …

Interior Design

Lighting Design Idea - Wood Crates Painted On The Inside Act As Shades In This Restaurant

TRIAD China designed this new restaurant and bar in Shanghai, and as part of the design they created lighting with shades made out of wood crates.<p>The …

Interior Design

Tropical Interior Design for an Oyster Bar in San Francisco

At Leo’s Oyster bar, located in San Francisco, the first thing one notices is the tropical wallpaper that decorates the walls of the restaurant. Then …

Ciaran Scannell proposes "fantastical world" in London's HS2 railway tunnels

<b>Graduate shows 2016:</b> the UK's high-speed railway network could incorporate an underground swimming pool, museum and concert hall, suggests Royal …

Swimming Pools

This California Manor Has a Thing for Abstract Art

Each room is more striking and one-of-a-kind than the last.<p>When you walk through the halls of this Newport Beach, California mansion, each room feels like a different piece of work in an abstract art gallery. The reason it's so unique is because Elvira Kud, the homeowner and interior designer at …

vincent coste inks japanese restaurant with yakuza tattoo motifs

<b>vincent coste inks japanese restaurant in france with yakuza tattoo motifs</b><br>all images by florent joliot<p><b>in aix-en-provence, a city in the south of</b> …

Spectacular LightGarden lamps transform walls into dazzling works of art

Lighting designer Alex Fitzpatrick has created an energy-efficient, completely customizable lighting system that serves as both a functional wall …

What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals invited local designers to build shelters for a …

Cats

Ste Marie's Vancouver restaurant interior is based on a fictional muse

Materials and furniture used throughout this Vancouver restaurant were influenced by traditional Italian osterias and a fictitious patriarchal figure …

Vegetable Gardens

Dubokk adds minimal vases and tinted glass tables to homeware collection

<b>Northmodern 2016:</b> Danish creative studio Dubokk has released a range of homeware accessories, including a set of laboratory-style vases and magazine …

Furniture

Dutch EU building features a facade combining tensile fabric and 3D-printed bioplastic

DUS Architects has combined 3D-printed bioplastic with a tensile fabric structure to create a sculptural facade for the building where European Union …

3D Printing

Table and stools based on architectural cross vaults by Graft Object

Seoul design studio Graft Object's Arch Bundle collection features a table and pair of stools that reference architectural vaulting (+ slideshow).<p>The …

Furniture

The Clever DIY That Makes Plain Closet Doors Look Like a Million Bucks

<i>Do away with boring closet doors! One Kings Lane's special-projects editor, Megan Pflug, shows us how to make a transformation.</i><p>Good design is all in the details, so what's a girl to do when faced with lackluster doors? Never fear! Adding architectural upgrades reminiscent of a chic European …

Home Improvement

Shine from within!

A chandelier inside-out is still a chandelier. It’s also more attractive looking. The “Birth” chandelier looks like steampunk meets Scandinavian. The …

Articles about 7-industrial-lighting-options-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

San Francisco

Typography Mania #276

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Typography

New 360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono (previously) released a trio of new laser-cut storybooks including depictions of ‘Jack in the …

Villa T by Architrend Architecture

Architrend Architecture designed the Villa T in Ragusa, Sicily.<p>From the architect<p>The context is agricultural, a plateau with sandstone walls to …

Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente

Each year during Milan Design week, SaloneSatellite is the area of Salone del Mobile devoted to emerging designers and schools. This is one of the true hot-spots—the place to find the future of industrial and furniture design. For the second year Italy’s oldest department store, La Rinascente, has …

Design

Wall-Mounted Kraft Paper Roll Dispenser

Despite all the advances in technology, there’s nothing better than good ol’ paper and pen. Whether to make lists, sketch, or to leave a message, …

Crafting

Prism Coffee Table by Maurie Novak

The Prism Table is an interesting table by Maurie Novak that unites design with art.<p>The stainless steel frame of the table has 200 holes drilled into …

Furniture

Bart van Rooy

Trots op de mooie plaatjes van mijn set design voor ESC2014 Barcalona. In opdracht van LiveLab

Backlit Paper Sculptures by Hari & Deepti | Colossal

<p>As part of a new exhibition at Black Book Gallery in Denver, artists Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker (aka. Hari & Deepti), have created a new …

Vibrant Quilled Paper Illustrations and Sculptures by Yulia Brodskaya | Colossal

<p>Paper artist and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya first began to experiment with various ways to illustrate using paper about six years ago. In the …

US OPEN 2014 Concept sketches

The US Open 2014 is upon us and as with every big sports event, there is the need for a brand. This year, five illustrators were invited to create …

Graphic Design

Vertigo-Inducing Photos of Hong Kong Housing Show Just How Dense It Is

Hong Kong is filled to the brim with over 7 million people, and with land at a premium, the city builds up, not out. Residential towers are stacked …

Skyscrapers

Kotaro Horiuchi creates a Paper Cave inside his architecture studio

Japanese architect Kotaro Horiuchi has created a white cave-like space in his office by hanging sheets of glass fibre paper from the ceiling (+ …