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Modern Mediterranean Residence Built Around A Pool

Completed in 2015, this outstanding residence was designed and built by Paz Gersh Architects and is located in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. It offers a …

Dubai’s Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

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Make way for a new social media icon: the interrobang

At the risk of making my life sound more exciting than it really is, around once a week I find myself staring at my laptop keyboard wondering which of the symbols staring back at me – not to mention those only conjured into existence via complex keystrokes – will be the next big thing. I think of …

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Printer concept trades your bulky inkjet for a Stack of paper

Few people have set out to reinvent desktop printers (at least in ways that don't involve shrinking them). But Mugi Yamamoto has a fresh take on how the office mainstays should work; he's trading the bulk of conventional units for a compact device that sits atop a pile of paper and "eats" its way …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet

<i>“Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that. You know what this costs?” She took his plate. “They gotta raise a whole animal for years and then they kill it. This isn’t vat stuff.” She forked a mouthful up and chewed.” – William Gibson</i>, Neuromancer <i>(1984)</i><p>On Monday, August 5th, 2013, at a …

Authentic Design

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'World's largest building' opens in China complete with artificial sun

A building has opened in China that officials claim is the largest structure in the world — so large that it could fit the Sydney Opera House 20 times over inside its walls. CBS News reports that the New Century Global Center, which opened on June 28th in southwestern China's Sichuan province, is …

32 Amazing Pebble Garden Paths

Garden paths are important for garden décor, they help to create a mood. Stone paths are a great variant for a garden design close to nature, and …

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Typeface Memory Game

For everyone who wishes to enhance their skills at recognizing typefaces in a playful manner. A typeface memory game. With twenty-five pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family, this is a very stylish and interesting typographic concentration game. The kit includes a typographical glossary with the main terms used in typography as well as a text about the evolution of type design, locating in history each one of the fonts used in the game. <b>Get it here.</b>

35 Cool Outdoor Deck Designs

We’ve already told you of some terraces, porches, ponds and fountains to design your garden. Now maybe you need a deck – a place covered with wooden …

Slim Corridors & Courtyard Open Up Narrow Japanese Home

Areas with a long history of dense urban development have a lot of practice when it comes to maximizing light and openness within limited lots. This …

OPENING SATURDAY: "Design for the Modern Child" in the Perelman Building. Toys and tools made for children come to life in an environment that encourages kids to interact with architecture and imagine themselves as designers. http://bit.ly/14Fivh3 “Kitchen Kids” (prototype), designed 2011, by Josefine Bentzen and Charlotte Skak (Collection of Josefine Bentzen and Charlotte Skak)

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world's tallest building - sky city will break ground next month in china the developer made waves when they announced the world's tallest building would be constructed in 90 days, but with a seven month new timeline, the building will break ground next month. read more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/worlds-tallest-building-sky-city-will-break-ground-next-month-in-china/

florentijn hofman's giant rubber duck is back in town! watch as the floating sculpture re-merges from a lifeless water pancake into a six story rubber duck. read more: http://www.designboom.com/art/florentijn-hofmans-giant-rubber-duck-is-back-in-town/

Tulips in Amsterdam by Serena Montgomery (j) http://500px.com/photo/2853863

Switch Plates Reinvented: Walhub by Upwell

San Francisco-based Upwell, led by designer Justin Porcano, launched its first product that aims to make your life just a little bit easier. The …

To Advance Micro-Living Designs, Have Design Students Live in Tiny, Unfurnished Spaces. Yea or Nay?

You've heard the expression that [American] football is a game of inches. So, increasingly, is living in Manhattan.<p>This video of Luke Clark Tyler's …

This Pouch Ensures You Pay Attention To Your Date, Not Your Phone

Blokket blocks cell signals and keeps your phone screen hidden from view.<p>Forget body language–the most effective, ultra-modern way to show someone that you’re into them, you respect them, or you genuinely enjoy their company is to keep your darn hands off your darn phone when you’re hanging out. …

Quora's David Cole Settles the Apple Logo / Golden Ratio Issue Once and For All

While I understand the appeal of the golden ratio as a rational approach to aesthetics most people would probably agree that it's impossible to …

florentijn hofmanの巨大ラバーダックその後 なんということでしょう!その膨張性のラバーダックはちょうど1週間前まで香港のキングハーバーにいましたが、一夜にして予想外にしぼんでしまいました。 read more http://www.designboom.com/art/florentijn-hofmans-giant-rubber-duck-the-aftermath/

Flypass : Auto Baggage Check-In System by Austin Blough

In an environment where stress runs high, a smiling face that knows your name can make all the difference. Thanks to RFID recognition, registered …

Okah Original Kit Assembled House by André Söla

<b>Okah Original Kit Assembled House</b> project is basically modular products where user can set various settings with limitless possibilities. It’s an …

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Airframe Portable Phone Mount

As the weather continues to warm up in the Northern Hemisphere, our inner-compass begins to spin, urging us onto the open road. To assist with navigation once we heed the call is the handy Airframe portable car mount. This little device from Kenu turns any air vent into a phone mount, allowing the …