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How Lamborghini brought the Urus to life with VR, robots, and even biology

We live in an era when a new SUV leaps into the market at least once a month. What makes the 2019 Lamborghini Urus special, then? To find out, and to …

Sports Cars

British firm plans to remake historic downtown L.A. building into a hip hotel

A British hotel operator has purchased a historic building in downtown Los Angeles for $30 million and plans to transform the decaying structure into a hip, stylish hotel, according to JLL, the brokerage involved in the deal.<p>The investment is the latest bet that the neighborhood's renaissance has …

Second World War sea forts could become luxury hotel

Second World War forts off the coast of Kent built to defend the UK against a Nazi invasion could be turned into luxury suites.<p>The Red Sands forts, otherwise known as the Maunsell Forts after their designer Guy Maunsell, have long been on the minds of developers and conservation groups, with plans …

Google's vision for the future of smartphone design

Google's Matias Duarte has a problem. In the next ten years he wants to replace the computer on your desk and the phone in your pocket with a smart, …

Bill Gates

Dezeen's top 10 architecture and design videos of 2015

From 3D-printed food to the Bouroullec brothers' first TV, Dezeen's award-winning video content explored a wide range of design stories in 2015. …

3D Printing

User’s Safety in User Experience Design (P1)

Why should user experience designers and researchers think about safety and security of their users?<p>One of the key questions we often ask ourselves …

UX Design

Michael Bierut Shows Us How to Design the Perfect City

Seminal graphic designer and Pentagram partner <b>Michael Bierut</b> doesn't believe in design as an esoteric pursuit. Sure, he's designed scores of posters for the Yale Graduate School of Architecture, and he can talk about Umberto Eco as well as legible street signs, but consider some of the lessons …

Best movie posters of 2015.

<i>This article was originally published on MUBI. For the Best Posters of 2015 runners-up, see the original article.</i><p><b>1. The Assassin</b><p>Advertisement<p>Though …

Posters

The Design Behind Nerf's New 70 MPH Guns

Switching from darts to balls makes all the difference.<p>Nerf's new Rival blasters are not just some puny dart guns. Revealed back in February, this new line of guns fires tiny, dimpled balls that exit the barrel at speeds of up to 70 MPH. The first pair of Rival guns—one an air-powered model (the …

The World’s Most Beautiful Train Ride: A Tale In 13 Photographs

Photographer Rolf Sachs immortalizes a train ride through the Swiss / Italian alps along the famous Rhaetian Railway.<p>Staring out a train window as the countryside blurs by is one of the quintessential pleasures of continental travel. These are the moments of zen that London-based artist Rolf Sachs …

Photography

BMW M2 may get OLED taillights

While laser lighting has been getting a lot of press lately, nearly every luxury carmaker has shown some sort of concept or project with OLED …

11 Hyundai Genesis deliver a message to space

Hyundai is channeling a little of the style from <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> in a heartwarming video about a young girl named Stephanie trying to get a very big message to her dad. Since he is an astronaut who orbits Earth in the International Space Station, her father isn't exactly an easy guy to get a …

Space

Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design …

Watch a Porsche 918 hit 217 mph in the Outback

On a stretch of the Stuart Highway near Alice Springs, Australia has declared an open speed zone. Porsche took full advantage. Watch it go flat out.<p>For one year, Australia is conducting a little experiment. There's a 45 mile stretch of highway out near Alice Springs (which is the same thing as …

Dangerous Driving

Ford Displays Sailboat, Guitar, and Foosball Table Inspired by the GT

At this point we’re all used to supercar-branded tchotchkes. Grab yourself a pair of Ferrari sneakers! Compute to your heart’s delight on a Koenigsegg laptop! Get some luggage to match your Maserati, Ermenegildo! But for this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, Ford explored a different brief. They …

Furniture

These are the very last, Japan-only Mitsubishi Evos

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition represents the last 1,000 examples of the company's rally and motorsports legend.<p>The tenth-generation Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has been on sale in Japan since 2007, and in the U.S. since early 2008. That's a <i>long</i> time by auto industry standards. And while …

Automotive Design

Holly Jolly Sabbath

Leslie remembers past Christmases, including a Black Sabbath Christmas party with an upside down Christmas tree. It was festive!<p><i>See more of Leslie's work</i> <i>here.</i>

Christmas Trees

In the Mood for Red Lips

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …