Sierra Reynolds

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Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

A Picture Book To Teach Kids Typography

Jeremy Dooley created a new book–and an original font–to tutor tots on typeface.<p>They say necessity is the mother of invention, but new parenthood isn’t bad for coming up with new ideas either. “After my son was born, I found that his very simple books started me thinking about a lot of basic …

Watch: A Beautiful Short Movie That Is A Filmic Palindrome

The same backwards as forwards, Symmetry explores the duality of love and loss.<p>Palindromes–or sequences of symbols that can be interpreted the same way backwards and forwards–have been embraced by artists and designers in multiple mediums, from comics to poetry to classical music. You can now add …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Adorable 2-Year-Old Directs Nanny to Pose Just Like Him

Canadian photographer Alex Neary is the nanny for an adorable little 2-year-old named Henry who has already shown signs of a budding triple threat–model, director, and photographer. In a fun collaborative project called <i>Henry's Concepts</i>, the toddler calls the shots. He strikes a pose for a picture …

It’s A Shelf, It’s A Lampshade, It’s A…What Is It?

In an attempt to challenge the rectangularity of interior design, the Quadrat can be any kind of home accessory you want it to be.<p>Look around your kitchen, and what do you see? Rectangles everywhere. Your refrigerator is a rectangle, your shelves are rectangles, your breadbox is a rectangle, and …

A Watch That Teaches The Value Of Time

This single-purpose watch buzzes you every five minutes so that you can better appreciate every moment of your day.<p>Some days, I’ll start a project at 10 a.m. and forget to check the clock until 3 p.m. I’m left in a stupor as to what just happened and why I’m not even hungry for lunch. Yet other …

Attention, Amazon! Students Have Designed The Perfect Cardboard Box

Two Cooper Union undergrads constructed a box that’s less wasteful, easier to pack, easier to open, and good looking, too.<p>While some companies, like Ecovative, are tooling around with highly sustainable alternatives to shipping products around the world, two undergrads have just reinvented the …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

10 Beaches Where Getting There Is Half The Fun

We like beaches that make you work for it. Whether it's a hike through the jungle, taking lots and lots and lots of stairs, or even a simply pleasant boardwalk schlep, here are some beaches whose journey is nearly half the fun as the destination.<p><b>Devil's Bay, Virgin Gorda</b><p>Visitors have to wade …