Amy Forrest

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Cocktail Boots Are the Best Thing to Happen to Fall Fashion Since Cashmere

Truth be told, I’ve been a proponent of the "cocktail boot" forever. Being blessed with above-average height (and cursed with the accompanying feet) has meant a life spent navigating the limits of the typical formal footwear: skinny-heeled stilettos, lace-up sandals, practical pumps, et al tend to …

Watch legendary Disney animator Glen Keane draw in virtual reality

Virtual reality is a potent tool for art and storytelling, but we're still exploring the best ways to use it. One route in might be looking to the past — as this short film featuring Disney animator Glen Keane shows. You might not know Keane's name, but you'll almost certainly have come into …

Virtual Reality

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Texta Narrow Font Family from Latinotype

The Texta Narrow font from Latinotype, a sans serif family for any kind of texts.<p><b>Texta Narrow</b> is our today’s recommended font. Daniel Hernández and …

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Is it possible to design a phone that people actually want to keep? The latest attempt is the Puzzlephone, a modular Android device with three parts …

IPhone 7

Incredible Fairy Sculptures in Motion are Handmade from Stainless Steel Wire

Fairies are real and alive--or at least, they appear that way in sculptor Robin Wight's Fantasywire, a series of lifelike stainless steel fairy …

Sculpture

Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottle Transforms Air Into Water

<b>Fontus</b> is an innovative water bottle that transforms air into water, it’s a nice self-filling bottle for your bike. Basically, this concept harvests …

Solar Panels

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

One9: Nine-Story Prefab Apartment Tower was Installed in Just Five Days

Prefab technology is revolutionizing the way we build our homes, one stackable Lego-like module at a time. Australian construction company Hickory …

Prefab Homes

Before & After: A Flea Market Chair Forgets Its Past

Emily called it "love at first sight" when she found this upholstered chair at a flea market. She'd been in the market for a new desk chair that she …

Flea Markets

Criss-crossing timber canopy extends over Ackermann + Raff's glass-fronted festival hall

A latticed canopy overhangs the zigzagging glass facade of this riverside community hall near Stuttgart by German studio Ackermann + Raff (+ …

Stratasys Unveils the World's First Multi-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printer

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys just unveiled the world’s first multi-color, multi-material 3D printer. The new technology can quickly create …

Northbrook House - Contemporary - Kitchen - Chicago - by Wheeler Kearns Architects

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Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, London by David Hughes Architects

TODAY'S OPINION<p>A redevelopment in London’s Southwark creates a deal-making environment which offers intelligent ways of achieving desirable results, …

Finsbury Park

From the Future: A Smarter Highway

While Google is racing ahead to create a data-driven, self-driving car, one Dutch designer is working on the opposite end: designing a smart highway …

Unique Roof Provides Natural Ventilation in Italy

In the Italian hills, presented with the problem of having to add circulation space and a new family home to a preexisting structure, Plasma design studio has created an interesting and eye catching structure. The architects took full use of the landscape by building into the slope and having the …

Engineering student's epic welcoming speech goes viral

A US student stuns his audience of freshmen with an impassioned welcoming speech set to the tune from 2001: A Space Odyssey.<p>Mechanical engineering major Nicolas Selby began his sophomore welcome at the university in <b>Atlanta</b> in the traditional style offering advice to the new class of students but as …

Georgia Tech

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

20 Ingenious Solutions You Wish You'd Thought Of First

"WHY DIDN'T I THINK OF THAT?!" is the hallmark of a truly brilliant discovery.

The 11 Fastest Growing Trends in Hotel Interior Design

Modern hotels have cleverly adapted to rapid social changes with creative solutions. In this post we will cover 11 of the most striking interior …

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' Unveil Homeshell Prototype at London’s RA

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) have unveiled a three story flat-pack house in the courtyard of London’s Royal Academy of Arts (RA). Designed …

2014 Skyscraper Competition is Open for Registration. The Jury Includes: Wiel Arets, Benjamin Ball, John Beckman, Mark Goulthorpe, Michael Hensel, Jeffrey Inaba, Lisa Iwamoto, Greg Lynn, Farshid Moussavi, Gaston Nogues, Marcos Novak, Kas Oosterhuis, Tom Price, Ali Rahim, Fernando Romero, Craig Scott, Nader Tehrani, Ben van Berkel, Carol Willis, and Dan Wood. http://www.evolo.us/competition/registration-evolo-2014-skyscraper-competition/

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Discreet Charm and Clever Design Solutions: Beam&Block House

Based on the concept of “less is more”, mode:lina office designed Beam&Block House, a modern 140 sqm house in Pozna?, Poland displaying clever design …

Rustic Irregular-Shaped House With Spending View Over The Surroundings in Japan

Kure City is a seaside city, near Hiroshima, in Japan. Both modern and traditional, the city has a mild climate, historical buildings, a robust port …

Remote Luxury Chalet Surrounded by Natural Delight: Lower Foxtail Residence

Combining a requirement for luxury with the latest ideas in modern decor, Reid Smith Architects & Len Cotsovolos ( Interior Architectural Designer ) …

Fast Track Trampoline Sidewalk Takes Your Commute to a Whole New Level

Talk about extreme walking! How about using a trampoline to get to work instead of a boring concrete sidewalk? Fast Track is a springy trampoline …

Ubuntu Edge: Crowdfunding the F1 of Smartphones & an Inside Look at the Software Company's First Hardware Design

Earlier this year, popular Linux-based operating system Ubuntu announced their mobile OS, leading to speculation about a forthcoming foray into …