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Are We Building Skyscrapers Upside Down?

Maybe in some parts of the world.<p>In a traditional skyscraper, the widest part of the building is at its base, and as the building climbs taller, it tapers. This design is both a matter of greater structural stability and of urban priorities–buildings that take up less airspace dozens of stories …

Interactive Art Gallery Allows Visitors to Become Part of an Illusion

This unique gallery lets visitors do more than just admire great works of art – they get to play with it, too. At Art in Island, an interactive gallery that occupies a former bus station in the Philippines, visitors can step inside paintings and take pictures with the optical illusions.<p>Each piece …

IKEA Unveils Line of Wireless Charging Furniture

Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA is making a bet the average consumer is finally ready to commit to a technology which has admittedly been around …

A Shadowy Snoopy on the Streets of Saint-Etienne, France by OakOak | Colossal

<p>Street artist OakOak (previously) transformed a parking meter shadow into a perfect silhouette of Snoopy’s famous dog house this past Valentine’s …

LaSelva's hexagonal Atlas tiles are patterned to match up at every orientation

Spanish studio LaSelva has designed a collection of hexagonal encaustic cement tiles with a pattern that joins up regardless of which way round they …

Qatar Vows To Be 'Creative' With Alcohol At 2022 World Cup But Offers No Guarantee

In an AP interview with John Leicester and Rob Harris, Qatar's sports minister, Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali, was asked about a number of issues facing the World Cup including the sale of alcohol at stadiums and whether gay fans would be welcome.<p>As of now, the minister would not guarantee …

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter warns Qatar over imported players for 2022

FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Friday warned Qatar against trying to form an imported team for the 2022 World Cup they will host and labelled the …

2022 World Cup tipped for winter in Qatar | DW | 19.02.2015

The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is set to be held in the months of November and December for the first time in the history of the tournament, …

Pumped Up Kicks

Nike’s developed shoes with liquid mercury in them. It’s just a matter of time before they make volcano-inspired shoes too. That’s what the concept …

Parked car is upended on a tarmac wave in Alex Chinneck installation

A section of tarmac appears to have been peeled back from the surface of a car park at London's Southbank Centre, suspending a car upside down in …

Jule Waibel’s pine cone-shaped seats are made by steam-folding wool felt

London-based German designer Jule Waibel has launched a collection of seats made from 100 per cent wool felt that has been three-dimensionally folded …

AC Milan Has Plans For 48,000-Person Stadium You Might Not Even Notice

Even the most beautifully designed stadiums are an eyesore. They’re sprawling moles protruding from the skin of an urban environment, distended to accommodate a wide footprint of seats low to the ground. So we shape them like vaginas and bird’s nests to convince ourselves they’re meaningful …

Soccer Gods

BAFTA Film Awards 2015 Posters

BAFTA 2015 Awards – 68th British Academy Film Awards – Illustrations by Malika Favre, art direction and typography by Human After All.<p>The annual …

Watch This Guy “Paint” A Mondrian With Lego

If you found the hyperactive, psychedelic <i>Lego Movie</i> from last year too stimulating, <i>Paint</i> is the video for you. In this subdued stop motion animation, we see an artist’s hands as he squirts various colors of Lego-based “paint” onto a palette and uses Lego brushes to spread it on a tiny Lego canvas. …

Bend it like Sammy

The Samsung BEND is a tablet concept that integrates various existing experimental screen technologies like flexible touchscreens and more. <i>“The BEND</i> …

Adidas launches Ultra Boost trainer to "revolutionise running"

<b>News:</b> Adidas has revealed its latest running shoe – combining a flexible knitted upper with a new version of its Boost "energy return" midsole that …

Sportswear

Incredible Portrait Comprised of 20,000 Tea Bags by Red Hong Yi

Artist-architect ‘Red' Hong Yi creates stunning works of art without the help of a pencil or paintbrush. Instead, she uses unconventional materials to form larger-than-life portraits that are impressive in both their technique and scale. 20,000 stained tea bags make up her most recent composition …

Bow To the Rule

Draw endlessly long lines with the Rolling Ruler! Modeled on the principles of the moving wheels of a tank, this 15-cm standard ruler can help draw …

Design

Famous Art Recreated From Pantone Color Chips

Everyone loves Pantone. Over the past few years, the classic color chips have inspired everything from keyboards to hotels to beer bottle design.<p>English designer Nick Smith has taken our cultural obsession to the next level, using Pantone chips to recreate classic paintings by artists like Vincent …

Abstract Landscapes Created From iPhone Smudges

Constant connectivity isn’t always clean. Every swipe of a smartphone touchscreen leaves vestiges of our oily, dusty, grubby fingers, tracing the patterns of our digital life in grime. Currently on display at New York’s Five-11 gallery, artist Arslan Sukan’s latest photography series takes those …

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …