Christine Novera

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Garage Museum of Contemporary Art / OMA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is a renovation of the 1960s Vremena Goda (Seasons of the Year) …

Architecture

Leonardo DiCaprio ate bison liver and slept inside an animal for his new movie

"It's going to be one of the most unique film-going experiences that audiences have seen in modern times," DiCaprio recently said about "The Revenant" to Yahoo Movies.<p>It comes out Christmas Day.<p>Let's look at the particulars: The story follows a frontiersman (DiCaprio) as he sets out to seek revenge …

Filmmaking

Essential Mix - BBC Radio 1

Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands

Light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands.<p>Studio Roosegaarde promised …

Does being rich make you happy?

<i>This post originally appeared in Business Insider.</i><p>There's an oft-cited study out there that says money <i>does</i> buy you happiness—but only up until a …

8 Tips for Achieving a Frugal Lifestyle

Without overtly saying so, a typical theme at Backdoor Survival is saving money. Whether it is making your own household products, finding new ways …

Famous Quotes Illustrated with Minimalist Designs

Using nuggets of wisdom from famous figures like Rumi, Oscar Wilde, and Albert Einstein, Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur turns inspirational quotes into beautiful, minimalist designs that illustrate the quotation's meaning. The striking, mostly monochromatic designs are elegant …

15 Exquisite Redesigns Of Everyday Objects

Try as you might, it’s tough to think of something as purely functional as a dumbbell as an aesthetic object. But the Italian communications research center and design studio Fabrica has done the unimaginable, redesigning hand weights–and a bevy of other previously boring everyday items–into …

Void Watches

Seven years ago Swedish industrial designer David Ericsson left his industry behind to find himself in Hong Kong, steering one of the most stylistically interesting modern watch brands: Void. It's a brand that was initially developed using one of Ericsson's own bonus checks, and its varied …

Watches

A World Where Outdoor Advertising is Replaced by Classical Paintings | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of photos from the streets of Milan and Paris, artist Etienne Lavie imagines what the world might be like if invasive street …

"Sand Babel" Desert Skyscrapers Uses Sand in Construction

The desert is often associated with being a barren and desolate place. Chinese designers Qiu Song, Kang Pengfei, Bai Ying, Ren Nuoya, and Guo Shen want to breathe life among the sand dunes with their series of intelligent skyscrapers entitled <i>Sand Babel</i>. They utilize the characteristics inherent in …

Architecture

Meaningful Innovation, Better-entiation & Informed Intuition: Connecting the Dots with Scott Croyle, VP of Design, HTC

<i>HTC launched the new HTC One (M8) to great fanfare in central London yesterday, its new DotView case stealing much of the show. Core77 UK</i> …

Vacation Home for Nature Lovers by Anik Péloquin Architecte

Situated on a steep lot in Messines (Quebec, Canada), this lakefront house was built as a vacation home by Anik Péloquin Architecte. Hidden within …

Playtype + Côte&Ciel Laptop Sleeves

Typeface is for more than books, signs and posters, as the Copenhagen-based Playtype (the more "fun" younger sibling of the Danish brand agency e-Types) shows, instilling their love for all things type onto cups, raincoats and even skateboards, in more than just a decorative manner. The Playtype …

P22 Marcel – Handwritten Vintage Fonts

P22 Marcel – Handwritten Typefaces.<p>Today I want to introduce you to the <b>P22 Marcel</b> font family. The name “Marcel” is a tribute to Marcel Heuzé, a …

Typography

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …

Bob Marley

A Must-Stay-and-Experience: La Mamounia Hotel and Spa, Marrakech, Morocco

I must admit, <b>La Mamounia</b> is truly one of the most exquisite hotels I have ever been to and experienced. With its alluring Hispano-Moresque architecture, the setting is intimate, and yet it’s a very grand hotel. The environment is regal—every detail, small to large—and the interior design is so …