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Robot uses stacked spiky particles to build groundbreaking ICD Aggregate Pavilion 2015

Researchers and students from the University of Stuttgart used 30,000 spiky components and a robot to create a pavilion described as the "first …

The Sundial of the Future Defies Conventions

Alisa Goikhman's shell-like 'Greenwich Globe' crosses time zones with its spiked configuration.<p>Time is a difficult concept for anyone to grasp, let alone measure, and so we often have to find ways to talk about it in relation to physical space—“Put the past behind you”; “the future lies ahead.” At …

Lose Yourself Inside a Room Filled with Colorful Mist

Ann Veronica Janssens’ 'yellowbluepink' envelopes visitors in a rainbow haze that makes visitors question their own perception.<p>Walk into Gallery 2 at the Wellcome Collection in London and, after passing through a couple of doors, you'll find yourself enveloped in mist, but not just any mist—this …

Boeing has made a metal structure light enough to sit on top of a dandelion

If there were a metal as light as a feather, would you fly in a plane made out of it? Airplane manufacturer Boeing announced last week that it’s working on a new type of metal structure, called a microlattice, so light that it can be displaced with a breath of air.<p>Responding to a curious YouTube …

Engineering

1,100 Creative Ways Artists And Graphic Designers Interpret Shakespeare

Just as directors have interpreted Shakespeare’s stories of star-crossed lovers, familial power struggles, and political corruption in myriad ways, graphic designers have experimented with their visual representation in equal measure.<p>“To create a poster for a Shakespeare play is to tap into its …

Euronews' Alien HQ in Lyon Is Staring At You

Euronews opened its brand new global headquarters in Lyon, France on Thursday, and I am pretty sure Lyon just got an iconic landmark on the bank of …

Watch code and projections bring a paper sculpture to life

Paper art doesn't have to be flat and lifeless... just ask Aristides Garcia. The artist recently created an interactive sculpture, Tesela, that uses a combination of 3D projection mapping and tesselation algorithms to cast real-time, viewer-influenced patterns over 103 paper pyramids. The effect is …

Patrick Rochon on Creating Mesmerizing Light Painting Photos

<i>All images by Patrick Rochon. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Patrick Rochon has been creating light paintings for years that have kept us amazed; …

Photography

Monumental Splashes of Stainless Steel Calligraphy by Zheng Lu | Colossal

<p>Chinese artist Zheng Lu has long been fascinated by the properties of water, from its amorphous shape when flying through the air to the quality of …

Meet the man behind Vivienne Westwood’s insane runway music

From the tumbleweed opener, to the deranged, operatic choir build-up, to the fanatical drumbeats, stabbing piano and half-shouted phrases, the soundtrack to Vivienne Westwood’s SS16 Gold Label show was a free-flying, shape-shifting musical explosion. Much like the collection itself, there was …

Soundtracks

These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

Astronomy

Snapshots: Saint Étienne's urban doodler with a sense of humour

The street artist known as Oak Oak uses the urban elements of his home town of Saint-Étienne, an old industrial town in France, to create humorous, site-specific art. “What I like about street art is that you can find somewhere to draw anywhere and it is a surprise for the people who find it,” he …

Art

sou fujimoto's blue glass façade nears completion in miami

<b><br>sou fujimoto’s blue glass façade nears completion in miami design district</b><br>image © designboom<p><b>the sou fujimoto-designed façade extension has taken</b> …

Architecture

Innovation Tower by Zaha Hadid photographed by Edmon Leong

Here's an exclusive set of images showing the inside of Zaha Hadid's Innovation Tower at the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, sent to us by …

tammo prinz architects proposes a pentagonal housing tower in peru

apr 22, 2018<p>to learn more about the firm, designboom spoke with its founding partners who discussed their creative approach and some of the major …

Architecture

Yinchuan Art Museum by WAA

Layers of sediment left by the gradual shift of the Yellow River inspired the facade of this arts museum that will be built near Yinchuan, …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

One of the Most Beautiful Airport Terminals Ever Built Is Being Preserved as a Hotel

The 1960s were a tumultuous decade–but by most accounts, they were a golden age for air travel. The TWA Terminal at JFK, opened in 1962, is a perfect …

Watch These Drones Weave a Working Rope Bridge

Not that they need to use it.<p>Scientists at ETH Zurich have been working since July 2012 on aerial construction, which is basically exactly what it sounds like. The idea is to use small quadcopters to build structures that humans can then use. In this case, they made a rope bridge.<p>This achievement …

Full Moon Lamp Provides Mystical Glow to Set Tranquil Mood

Illuminate your space and mind by incorporating the beauty of the natural world into your home. Acorn Studio, a Taiwan-based company, is helping to do just that with <i>Luna</i>, their Indiegogo-funded series of full moon lamps that bring an element of magic to interior design. This serene decor casts away …

Interior Design

This Stunning Graffiti Mural Changes With The Rise Of The Tide

Hawaiian muralist Sean Yoro is at it again with his incredible paintings made whilst balancing on a surfboard. Known by his artist name Hula, this …

Streetwear

Angular black walls fold around SRK home in Tokyo by ARTechnic Architects

Black textured walls give this seemingly windowless Tokyo residence by ARTechnic Architects a bunker-like appearance (+ slideshow).<p>Tokyo-based …

The Bus Stops In The USSR Were Insane Masterpieces In The Middle Of Nowhere

Since the government didn’t bother censoring the designs of remote transportation centers, Soviet architects got wild when they built them.<p>On a very long bike trip from London to St. Petersburg, Christopher Herwig made up a game: Every hour, he’d stop and take a picture of whatever happened to be …

Google Earth

Take it to the bridge: making music out of a London landmark

The bascule chambers of Tower Bridge are two of London’s great unknown spaces: the caverns that contain the counterweights of the bridge when it’s raised. Sitting beneath the water line of the Thames, they’re brick amphitheatres, steps rising ever more steeply from the ground like stalls for a …

England

These Crystal Sheets Change Color When Layered Over Each Other

For a visual primer on how crystals refract light, look no further than the cover for <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i>. When light enters the prism, it slows down to different wavelengths and different colors emerge from the opposite side. Designers Thomas Vailly and Laura Lynn Jansen harnessed this natural …

Modern Glasses Purpose-Designed For Beer Drinking

Serious wine drinkers have dozens of specially shaped glasses to choose from, each promising to tease out subtle flavors and aromas. As craft beer connoisseurship continues to build, so does demand for glasses that do the same. Brewers have even gotten into the game and now the Santa Monica–based …

Generative Illustrations of the Human Form by Janusz Jurek | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, Polish designer and illustrator Janusz Jurek has been exploring different forms of generative illustration as it relates to the …

Japanese Artist Places a Modern Spin on Centuries-Old Woodblock Prints Through Animated GIFs | Colossal

<p>A Japanese artist is placing a modern spin on a centuries-old technique, animating Japanese woodblock prints in the style typically reserved for TV …

GIF Animations