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Fish-inspired skyscraper by RMJM wins Chinese tower contest

<b>News:</b> architecture firm RMJM has won a competition to design a landmark tower for Doumen, China, with plans for a 93-metre-high structure covered in …

2014 Core77 Design Awards Spotlight: Food Maps, a Delicious Look at Cuisine Trends Around the World

Some of us plan vacations based on a region's culinary specialties—which, for the record, is completely legitimate and delicious. Scouring travel …

Design

Robots Weave A Hive-Like Pavilion In Germany

The twisting, spiraling "ICD ITKE Research Pavilion" was inspired by nature, but built by machines.<p><i>Lead Image © Roland Halbe</i><p>Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have been busy as bees developing a process for crafting super light structures, drawing inspiration from the world of insects. The …

Architecture

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso

Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless. Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso is one of them. The Helsinki-based Italian creative responsible for a pre-crumpled city map for flustered tourists has now created the Fold Pot, a …

Industrial Designer

Andrea Morgante abstracts Peroni beer bottle into 3D-printed shapes

Italian architect Andrea Morgante of Shiro Studio has 3D-printed 25 versions of beer brand Peroni Nastro Azzurro's new bottle design.<p>Each …

Pendulum Waves

Petition To Release Japanese Vagina Artist Gathers 20,000 Signatures

On July 14, Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested under suspicion of selling and distributing 3-D printable files of her own vagina. She faces up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 for allegedly breaking Japanese obscenity laws. She can also be detained until the end of the …

Selling

5 Unique Photography Apps for iOS and Android You Should be Aware of

Smartphone photography may have its detractors, but its proponents are all that really matter; they keep the mobile phone photography community alive …

Apps