Gwendolyn Davis

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Post-World War II Garage Repurposed into Modern Space

Once overlooked and unused, this abandoned garage has since been transformed into a gorgeous, functioning space that serves as a retreat, a meditation space, a lounge, an artist studio, and accommodations for an overnight stay. The bright, eco-friendly design was developed by Graypants, Inc, a firm …

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Studio Visit: Ben Medansky Ceramics

On a misty LA morning, the act of sipping a warm cup coffee out of a Ben Medansky mug at Go Get Em Tiger offers insight into the blossoming of a new talent in the world of ceramics. Medansky has made many cups for Kyle Glanville and Charles Babinski’s coffee bars—about 2,000 of them, which is quite …

Carrie Mae Smith’s Dinner Paintings - The Fox Is Black

Carrie Mae Smith must like food a lot because it’s a recurring theme in her work. A lot her recent works are very woody, of-the-home items …

Rare Beatles Pictures

The Beatles<p>The Beatles arrive at Union Station in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1964.<p>John Lennon<p>John Lennon in Washington, D.C., February 11, …

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures

It's rare to see what an actual ant nest looks like underneath the surface of the earth. Anthill Art is an amazing process that captures that magnificent mystery in sculpture form. To create each piece, the anonymous American artist pours molten aluminum into the entrance of an ant hill, filling …

Articles about renovating maximize light on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.<p>A creative office remodel for a local motion graphics studio.<p>Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.<p>This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 …

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Ew, A Chair 3-D Printed Out Of Fungus

Fungus as furniture was once reserved for storybooks. Now, a Dutch designer 3-D prints mushrooms and plant matter in a formula for a more sustainable future. Gross or awesome?<p>In children’s storybooks, mushrooms often make great furniture for tiny creatures like fairies, gnomes, and toads (hence …

These Insanely Detailed “Porcelain” Vases Are Actually Made Of Soap

A new exhibition shows the enduring beauty of Meekyoung Shin’s sculptures in a medium designed to disappear–soap.<p>Experience Meekyoung Shin’s perfectly rendered copies of ancient porcelain and busts in person and you’ll detect a waft of fragrance emanating from them. Inspect more closely (not <i>too</i> …

In the Details: The 'Wood Skin' in Tesler + Mendelovitch's Geometric Clutches

These days, lovers of a rustic aesthetic can choose from all sorts of personal accessories made of wood—there are wooden iPhone cases, wooden …

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Sony Lens Cameras Outed Again in New Leaked Promotional Video

It’s no secret that Sony will soon be announcing its new QX10 and QX100 lens cameras, which can be paired with Sony smartphones to form a serious — …

Foie Gras Ban Upheld by California Appeals Court

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Dead Shark Winds Up on NYC Subway

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There's a new law in effect in China that punishes adults who don't visit their elderly parents. The law has come in for some ridicule, especially online. But Bonnie Tsui, a contributing writer for The Atlantic Cities tells anchor Aaron Schachter that the law is also in a sense encouraging some …

Sun will flip its magnetic field soon, NASA says

Science News<p>The sun is gearing up for a major solar flip, NASA says.<p>In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according to new observations by NASA-supported observatories.<p>The flipping of the sun's magnetic field marks …

Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night | Colossal

<p>Street artist ABOVE tells me via email that it took nearly seven months of searching around London to find the perfect location for his latest …

Stunning Line Art by Paolo Ceric

Drawings Made of a Single Line.<p>Look at these expressive drawings. The Croatian graphic artist created the images of a single spiral line. The effect …

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No Wonder Years: Photos From An Awkward Age

It gets better–or at least the hair and the clothes do. A then-and-now project assures teens past and present.<p>There’s a reason why fully developed 20-something actors play high school students on TV and in movies: In real life, most teenagers are painfully awkward, far too much to stomach observing …

A Mother & Daughter Lookalike Photo Project by Carra Sykes | Colossal

<p>Mother + Daughter is an ongoing portrait project by artist Carra Sykes who dresses and poses identically to her mother in various photographs. Sykes …

Does Spotify Prove That Lars Ulrich Was Right All Along?

Remember Napster? If you’re old enough, the name probably conjures up memories of two things: a) furtively trying to download questionable MP3s at …

The Apocalypse is Prophesied in ‘Gangnam Style’ + The Morning Links

You heathens may not have known this, but the entire Apocalypse is prophesied in the video for Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’. Here’s what this guy sets out to proves in his <i>eight-part series</i> of 11-minute videos:<p>• “I’m your host, William Tapley, also known as the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse.”<p>• Eunuch, From …

Smoking Ban Tilts Odds Against Ambulance Calls From Casinos

Public health advocates have lobbied hard in recent years to clear restaurants, bars and other workplaces of tobacco smoke, and the winds seem to be at their back.<p>Already, 36 states and the District of Columbia have enacted some version of an indoor smoking ban to protect the health of workers and …

U.S. wind power fastest-growing energy source in 2012, report says

In a first, wind energy became the No. 1 source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity in 2012, according to a report released by the Energy Department on Tuesday.<p>Wind energy accounted for 43% of new electric additions last year, adding more than 13 gigawatts of new wind power capacity to the …

Whitey Bulger Trial: Jurors Begin Deliberations

After a nearly 9-week trial, jurors now have the case and are beginning to debate the fate of infamous Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.<p>He's accused of 19 murders and racketeering. The trial featured gripping testimony from several of Bulger's accomplices over the years, who told harrowing …

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