George Akrasi

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Last month George Osborne, the chancellor, asserted that the British economy was "on the mend". In July Mark Carney took office at the Bank of England. This month's issues index by Ipsos-MORI on behalf of The Economist shows that while the economy is still the biggest issue at 43% it has dropped by eight percentage points http://econ.st/12vRRFI

New York City Illustrations by Remko Heemskerk

Illustrations of New York.<p>Remko Heemskerk is a Dutch art director and illustrator. During his time in New York City in 2012/2013 he created this …

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Pug’s Guide to Dating, An Illustrated Book About Young Pugs & Their Quest For Love by Gemma Correll

<i>Pug’s Guide to Dating</i>, an upcoming illustrated book by cartoonist and writer Gemma Correll, is packed full of fun comics about “the pitfalls facing …

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Creative And Innovative Navigation Designs

Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. Sent 2× a month.<br>You can unsubscribe any …

11 designs that rocked the world

Good design should be about solving a problem and communicating a message, as well as appealing to the eye. Truly great design, used in the right …

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Sustainable Boat-Shaped Tahoe City Transit Centre Displaying Rustic Elements

WRNS Studio designed the brand new boat-shaped <b>Tahoe City Transit Centre</b>, to encourage a greater reliance on public transportation. The Lake Tahoe is …

Toward A Fourth Architecture

When New York City architect Curtis B. Wayne first started talking about “The Fourth Architecture,” it was clear he was not doing so to make friends. …

Contemporary Design Scheme With a Little Extra: The Hollcroft Residence

A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects …

Architect Student Redesigns a School Bus as a Modular Home

In his final semester of architecture school, graduate student Hank Butitta grew tired of completing conceptual projects that only existed on paper and decided to bring an assignment to life. With this drive, Butitta impulsively bought a school bus off of Craigslist for $3,000 with the intention of …

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12 Ways to Use Panton Chairs

Danish furniture and interior designer Verner Panton designed his eponymous, S-shaped plastic chair, made in a variety of bold colors in the 1960s. …

Articles about city living five affordable family apartments on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a …

Articles about 5 modern american farmhouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses …

Articles about 8 great homes september issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all …

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Beautiful cut paper pieces by Liam Stevens - The Fox Is Black

Liam Stevens, a London based designer and artist, caught my eye with his simple but bold works of art. Much of his work involves drawings, creating …