Michael Heare

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Getting Hired: To Work at Ziba, Be Honest, Show Process and Sweat the Details

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Mo' Pencils, Mo' Problems

Whether you're an ID student working wood or an architecture student making foamcore models, you need a pencil to mark dimensions on the material …

Emptied Gestures: Physical Movement Translated into Symmetrical Charcoal Drawings by Heather Hansen | Colossal

<p>Splayed across a giant paper canvas with pieces of charcoal firmly grasped in each hand, Heather Hansen begins a grueling physical routine atop a …

How we made the Space Hopper

<b>Aquilino Cosani, designer</b><p>In the early 1960s, I was watching a documentary about kangaroos and I realised that children never look as happy as when they're jumping. So I decided to make a toy that let them bounce around like kangaroos.<p>I tried out various prototypes for the bouncy ball part. It was …

Dwell

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Best Tech from CES 2014

We may not have been in attendance this year, but we’ve done our research and seen some of the most innovative technology that companies have to …

An Interactive, Temporary Building Façade by Mahsa Vanaki

Custom designed, this temporary translucent skin was created as a portable façade for Berkeley-based, contemporary lighting studio Looma during an …

Nifty Device Can Turn Broom Handles Into Lamps

Early Disney fans will remember the scene in <i>Fantasia</i> where the brooms start to multiply and take over, nearly trampling the magician’s assistant with their anthropomorphic legs. The Fantasia lamps, from Italian design studio MID, aren’t nearly as menacing. But they do possess some Disney magic in …

Durr, the Vibrating Watch From Skrekkogle That (Sort Of) Tells Time

There's no shortage of rad watch designs—just have a look see at our features on Eone Time, Minus 8, Analog Watch Co., Mr Jones Watches and Ziiro (to …

Watches

Knoll Thy Enemy: Combatting Chaos with Carefully Arrayed Items

To some, an art form. To others, common sense. To the messy outsider, pointless de-jumbling. As a savvy designer or design enthusiast, you're most …

Articles about architecture across iceland scotland and ireland on Dwell.com - Dwell

With 3.8 million square miles, America is packed to the brim with architectural gems.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.<p>The Donald Irish Residence In one …

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Scuba Breath

My perception of a pristine and peaceful scuba dive changed when I went for my first dive off the Great Barrier Reef. It looks so easy in the movies, …

Tools for Carrying Sheet Goods: The Gorilla Gripper and the Handle On Demand

Moving sheet goods is a huge pain in the neck, particularly for shorter guys like me with a wingspan that leaves something to be desired. But even …

Interior design ideas: Go with the flow - in pictures

On Australia's west coast, a short hop from the sea, stands a house in perfect harmony with its setting

Articles about 7 cozy scandinavian abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson …

Video of How an Impact Driver Works

Of the power tools I own, this diminutive Makita impact driver is one of my favorites. I recently had to install a Murphy Bed and this thing drove …

Power Tools

CH House by GLR Arquitectos

GLR Arquitectos demolished an old home where the brand new CH House sits. Playing up the city views of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, the residence …

Articles about young novice architect completes solo studio renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the...<p>Renovation in Shizuoka is a minimal renovation located in Shizuoka, Japan, designed by Shuhei Goto Architects.<p>Of note this week in New York was the announcement of the …

Fresno House in Cariló, Argentina by Felix Raspall and Federico Papandrea

Modern Architecture.<p>The Architects Felix Raspall and Federico Papandrea created the beautiful Fresno House located in Cariló, Argentina. The modern …

Glissando Credenza – Furniture Design by Jon Goulder

Glissando Credenza – Excellent Furniture Design.<p>Designer Jon Goulder describes this work as “visually mimics the glide from one pitch to another in …

FF House – Architecture Design by Hernandez Silva Architects

The FF House – Modern Architecture.<p>Hernandez Silva Architects have designed the FF house located in a subdivision west of the metropolitan area of …

Articles about dwells top homes 2013 part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

Grabby Mouse : Ergonomic Mouse Design That Prevents Wrist Pain

<b>Grabby Mouse</b> was born out of the idea to design an ergonomic mouse that eliminates aching and stiff wrist after using it for long period of time. …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 11 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Core77 2013 Year in Review: High-Tech Headlines

<i>Suffice it to say that the Mac Pro was easily the best thing Apple did this year.</i><p><b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · …

Core77 2013 Year in Review: 20 Awesome Things We Saw and Photographed

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …

More Repurposed Pianos

One of last year's entries to make the 2013 roundup was this piano that was converted into a workbench. Any time you've got 300-plus pounds of …

A Modern Multiunit Prefab Prototype in Vancouver

A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design.<p>Oliver Lang has always been something of a renegade. The German-born architect never settled into the idea of the high-rise condo nor of the conventional, …

Articles about innovative net zero prefab los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings at Pinkberry and …