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A Startup That's (Literally) Opening Doors For Wheelchair Users

About six months ago, Sam Lew, an undergraduate at Brigham Young University, was out and about on campus when a woman in a wheelchair asked him to help open a door. That got him thinking about how difficult daily life must be for any student with similar disabilities.<p>Lew, however, was in a position …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Alouette : Fixie & Fixed Gear Bikes

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Riva Collection by Jasper Morrison - Dwell

We’re big fans of designer <b>Jasper Morrison</b>. His designs look simply beautiful, whether it’s a single chair or an entire kitchen. Seeing an entire collection of outdoor furniture that combines many things we love - minimalism, natural materials and versatility - makes us happy. Created for <b>Kettal</b>, the …

Furniture

These $10 wireless earbuds have a cool feature that Apple should’ve used on the AirPods

Apple’s new AirPods are wildly popular. So much so, that they’re still impossible to find unless you want to pay a premium and get them on Amazon. …

Tech Trends

Thinking of Rigging Your Home With Smart Devices? Start Here

<i>Shopping for consumer electronics can be overwhelming. The staff of the The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, product review websites owned by The New York Times Company, do the hard work of narrowing down the options. We spoke with Grant Clauser,</i> <i>smart home</i> <i>editor at The Wirecutter, about how to sort</i> …

Home Automation

Top 5 iPad Apps for Artists, Painters, and Designers

Apple’s iPad Pro lineup, true to its name, is certainly a professional-level device for creatives of all types — including artists, painters and …

Apple Pencil

Inspiration Guide: 50 Ways To Wear A Green Suit

As men get more playful with fashion - and make semi-spectacles of themselves (remember Pitti Uomo 88?) - suits are looking to not-so-serious colours …

Men's Fashion

Capture One 10.1 Fixes More Bugs, Provides More Lens Support

Since the release of Capture One 10, I’ve switched over from Adobe Lightroom CC to Capture One for most tasks. I enjoy the workflow and the image …

Tutorials

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Language Learning

Start a Business: 9 Steps to Validate a Business Idea While Keeping Your Full Time Job

Think you have a great idea for a new business, but want to make sure? Here's how -- without having to quit your full time job.<p>You want to start a business, but you're not sure your idea will work -- and you're definitely not ready to quit your full-time job and dive right in. Is it possible to …

Entrepreneurship

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Animation

Pine Forest Cabin achieves beautiful modern design on a budget

Building on a budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing aesthetics, as evidenced by Washington-based Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects’ Pine Forest …

Architecture

Avalon: Contemporary Modular Home with Green Roof and Sustainable Style

Sustainable design is not always about high-tech gadgets and cutting-edge technology, and it is often intuitive and eco-friendly architecture that …

Green Roofs

Charming off-grid Scandinavian-inspired tiny home is passive and energy efficient

Vivid colors and a light-filled interior beckon tiny house aficionados to NestHouse, designed by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland. Avery’s goal …

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

KiiTAG 2 Ultimate Phone Accessory

Though comical in hindsight, the helpless feeling many encounter when their phone dies while away from home can be crippling. Same goes for when trapped in a conversation you'd rather not be having. With solutions to these two situations, and many more, the KiiTAG 2 is the latest tech concept on …

Gear & Gadgets

Colorful Standouts at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015

Kicking off today, the 2015 Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair is the first of the year's big international fairs and certainly the biggest in the Scandinavian region. While there is certainly much in the way of the archetypal Scandinavian pared-down tones, this year sees a few names bringing a …

Furniture

Sonos Blue Note PLAY:1

We've long been supporters of Sonos, watching their evolution over the past 10 years—we even teamed up with lighting designer Lindsey Adelman to create a one-off Soundalier during NYCxDESIGN week in 2012. That said, the HiFi audio-obsessed brand had yet to release an official limited edition …

Audiophile

The Quarter Century Pant

Few things are more frustrating than finding that perfect pair of pants, only to have them shrink, rip or fray within months of first putting them on. Californian company RPMWEST has decided to take action; with the idea of rugged, long-lasting American jeans in mind, the young brand has designed a …

Clothing

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Flic: Cute as a Button

It seems that nothing can stop the Swedish startup juggernaut at the moment, as another piece of tech by Shortcut Labs gets its crowdfunding launch. Unlike many hardware offerings though, Flic is a simple premise at a winning price point. Essentially it's a cute little button that can be set to …

Home Automation

Wooden Robot Figurines

Loulou & Tummie est un duo néerlandais d’illustrateurs très inspirés par l’univers des jouets et en particulier par celui des robots. Pour ce projet …

Swedish Wooden Cabin

Le concept de cette Mini House est né de la collaboration entre l’architecte Jonas Wagell et de l’entreprise suédoise Sommarnöjen. En bois, cette …

This compact @Bose Bluetooth speaker just landed at CHHQ and is blowing us away with its high-quality, booming sound capabilities! 📷 @karenday

Patagonia Designs Better Trail Food Inspired by a Tibetan Staple

True fact: the longest hike I’ve done was just five days, and I had a car to take me from mountain to mountain (and restaurants and supermarkets in …

S'Mores