Christopher Stephens

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Stools Made From Discarded Fans and Scrap Wire

Do you ever think about all of the broken appliances we throw out every year? We toss them, they end up in a landfill, and then we buy a new one. …

Furniture

Thought-Provoking Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates thought-provoking illustrations that comment on social, economic, and political issues through satire. The illustrator's portfolio ranges from criticizing military practices and the incentives behind war, to themes of mortality and reinterpreting the uses of …

Arkwright Collection by Jory Brigham

It’s been a while since we talked about the wonderful woodwork of California-based designer and maker Jory Brigham. His new Arkwright collection was …

18th century

Artist Illustrates Untranslatable Love Words from Around the World

Illustrator Emma Block and jewelry designer Vashi have collaborated to visually display the language of love. There are 6,500 languages in the world, some of which have less than 1,000 people who speak them, and not every expression in one language has an equivalent word in another language. In …

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40 Crucial Lessons From The Most Famous Graphic Designers in History

<i>While graphic design can sometimes feel like a brand new industry, it’s actually quite the opposite.</i>Graphic design is an industry that has been …

Customized "Momentary Ink" Lets You Try Out a Tattoo Before a Lifelong Commitment

Many people avoid getting a tattoo because its permanence can be daunting. Now, thanks to Momentary Ink, you can wear your desired design without the lifelong commitment. The Philadelphia-based startup creates custom temporary tattoos that look and feel like the real thing. Thanks to the company's …

Inked

My Ten Favorite Design Quotes

I am an interior and graphic designer and I love all things design. I especially love quotes and I am particularly drawn to quotes about design. With the growing popularity of typography (the design of arranging words as art), you do not have to look far to find the latest quotes for inspiration. …

A gentle blanket-like roof covers the daylit interiors of this family house in Japan

Manta House in Japan's Ehime Prefecture looks like it has been covered by a gently laid blanket that shelters the stunning daylit interior and frames …

Architecture

City Illustration Prints

A series of city illustration prints by Dean Smith.<p>After Game of Thrones and the Star Wars Spaceships prints, Dean Smith has created a new series of …

Impressive Tiny House Built for Under $30K Fits Family of 3

While there are quite a few tempting "turn-key" tiny homes available to order right now, there's just something about a super personalized owner-built home that's extra thrilling to see. Case in point: this <b>160-square-foot</b> "Tiny Hall House" ("Hall" being the owners' surname) in Massachusetts, which …

The Best Triangle House Since The Pyramids

Leo Qbarsdebo’s Triangular Villa is built out of pieces of an old puzzle factory to be a treehouse for adults.<p>Triangles, and the sloping ceilings they create, don’t make a natural fit for human habitation. But for his idyllic wooden house in rural Sweden, architect Leo Qvarsebo embraced the …

Product design with the world’s best restaurants in mind

The experience you get at a Michelin-starred restaurant isn’t anything like lunch at your favorite food truck. But that doesn’t mean one’s more …

Sara Little, industrial designer - obituary

Designer for Revlon, Corning and M&S who stood out in a sector dominated by men in suits<p>Sara Little, who has died aged 97, was one of America’s first female industrial designers; during a career which began in the 1950s, she worked for dozens of major companies, became involved in the design of …

7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

There is a lot of advice online about being more productive and time management apps are popping up by the day. This is because more people than ever …

7 Easy-to-Steal Rituals of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This is a guest post by Marc Chernoff of</i> <i>Marc and Angel Hack Life</i><i>. He is a professional coach, full-time student of life, admirer of the human spirit,</i> …

Steven Banken's Beautiful Tannic Acid Dresser

Combining furniture design and chemistry<p>You could be forgiven for thinking designer Steven Banken created the piece below by stocking up on a …

Studio Gang is going to gimme a thermal break in new Chicago project

Everybody loved Jeanne Gang's Aqua Tower, but she took some heat, so to speak, from engineers like Ted Kesik, who called it "architectural …

Nomadic Couple Built a Stylish Trailer Home for $50,000

Like many people, Brian and Joni Buzarde wanted to own a home, but they didn't want to be tied to one particular location. Their solution for housing mobility was an unconventional yet practical one–they built a dwelling that would travel with them. The couple's trailer, nicknamed <i>Woody</i>, was …