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3D printing helps surgeons plan life-saving operation

<b>A 3D-printed model of the blood vessels inside a woman's brain has helped surgeons practise life-saving surgery.</b><p>The surgeons needed to operate to correct a weakness, or aneurysm, in a blood vessel inside the patient's head.<p>Scans of the aneurysm revealed that the usual approach surgeons would take …

A Point of View: Why it's time to turn the music off

<b>It's time to switch the music off in order to rediscover its true value, says Roger Scruton.</b><p>In almost every public place today the ears are assailed by the sound of pop music. In shopping malls, public houses, restaurants, hotels and elevators the ambient sound is not human conversation but the …

Articles about 8-modern-wristwatches-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Articles about how build compact fold down desk small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process …

28 Lego Tables with Storage for Huge Lego Fans

Are you tired of stepping on <b>LEGO</b> everywhere? I am. And it’s inspired me to collect the best DIY LEGO table ideas with storage that I could find!<p>See …

100 Best Fonts of 2014To close the big feature I made to the best fonts of 2014 here I bring you a big wall post of the 100 fonts in a fo…

<b>100 Best Fonts of 2014</b>To close the big feature I made to the best fonts of 2014 here I bring you a big wall post of the 100 fonts in a form of a logotype, just as the designers have decided to display and promote their own typefaces.<p>Check the big list below and click the name you want:<p>You can always check betype.co/fonts to see the daily new fonts or follow us on

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Local Motors Demonstrates The Car of the Future?

It was clearly a moment when the world moved forward, literally and figuratively, as the Strati, the 3D printed car which took just 45 hours to …

A skin printer and bee health-checker win Dyson awards

<b>A sun-powered cooker, a printer that 3D prints "skin", a wheelchair that lets disabled people stand upright and a bee prober are among the latest winners of the James Dyson Awards.</b><p>The inventions are among those picked to represent various nations in the engineering prize.<p>Their makers were …

What The Font? Analyzing The New Apple Watch Typeface

Apple showed off more than a wearable yesterday. They introduced a new typeface. But what do we know about it?<p>Yesterday, Apple unveiled its first wearable: a small smartwatch with a 1.5-inch display that caught the eyes of font buffs because it has a new custom typeface. Forget the watch, that …

Take This Interactive 3-D Hike Up Mount Everest If You Must, But Please Be Careful

This 3-D simulation of a hike up Mt. Everest will make you wish you were there, while also making you really grateful you probably never will be.<p>Technology is the exact opposite of nature, and yet it can bring us closer to parts of nature we might not have experienced otherwise–Mount Everest, for …

2014 Core77 Design Awards Winner Spotlight: Sandwichbikes, the Flat-Packed Bicycle That Makes Anyone a Bike Builder

Flat-packing has spread its proverbial wings and flown to all corners of the globe, thanks largely to a certain Swedish furniture company. It's said …

Since 1990, graphic designers Steven Heller (<i>New York Times</i> art director for 33 years) and Gail Anderson (former art director of <i>Rolling Stone</i>) have compiled books about typography and illustration. In their latest, <i>The Typographic Universe</i> (Thames & Hudson £24.95), they explore 'the alphabet of …

It's Lego Spinal Tap! Nigel's Guitar Room

0<p>SHARES<p>Gotta love harmonic convergence. This year's smash kiddie hit <i>The Lego Movie</i> just happened to drop simultaneously with the 30th anniversary of</i> …

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A Tool That Answers 'What's That Typeface?'

A Chrome extension reveals the font choice for the text under your cursor.<p>The Internet is, from its very core to its most distant peripheries, a vast universe of text.<p>I was reminded of this fact just this morning as I read the transcript of a conversation between my editor Alexis and Pinterest …

Hilla Shamia Melds Aluminum With Wood In Her Striking Furniture Designs - The Fox Is Black

Creating surprising combinations in furniture design seems to be the biggest challenge these days. Hilla Shamia, an Israel based industrial designer, …

Logo Poster Design by Mark Bloom aka Mash Creative

Mash Creative – Mark Bloom’s logo poster design.<p>Mark Bloom also known as Mash Creative is a British graphic designer with an enormous experience in …

You Can Fully Customize This Designer Lamp… By Carefully Breaking It - The Fox Is Black

The Slash Lamp is a brilliant idea by Dragos Motica Studio which gives the purchaser a choice: leave the lamp as is or use a rock, provided with the …

Pat Kim Makes It Fun To Play With The Alphabet - The Fox Is Black

Last weekend I stumbled upon (not physically) these alphabet blocks by Brooklyn based designer Pat Kim. A collaboration with Areaware, these mahogany …

Sustainable packaging: there's no such thing as 'waste'

Taking a holistic approach to consumer goods packaging, it is possible to be sustainable, innovative and profitable.<p>Global brands manufacture on an industrial scale, co-ordinating worldwide logistics to ensure consumers can enjoy their product from any country in the world, at any time. From …

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Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone

The internet has given us access to so many things and with that, tools to ease the ability to share. For me, the most fascinating of all is that we …

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Discarded marble tiles form products by Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti

Italian designers Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti have created a collection of prototype products made from unwanted marble tiles.<p>All seven items in …

Tour De France 2014 Posters by Broad Creative

Tour De France 2014 posters by Broad Creative for the two British opening stages.<p>Barnsley, United Kingdom based design studio Broad Creative …

Illustrations by Leandro Castelao

Commissioned graphic artworks and illustrations by Leandro Castelao.<p>Leandro Castelao is an illustrator and graphic artist born in Buenos Aires, …

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

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