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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

A First Look at Volvo’s New Concept XC Coupe

Volvo’s New Concept XC Coupe is debuting in Detroit this week and we’ve got a first look. The Concept XC Coupe is the second in line of three concept …

PLUMEN Brings Magic To The Light Bulb With PLUMEN 002

I imagine you’ve seen PLUMEN’s first foray into the bulb business when they launched the PLUMEN 001, the first designer low energy bulb, several …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Pintofeed | Automatic Pet Feeder

Those who love and care for their pets know the importance of keeping them healthy and well fed at regular hours, but with a hectic lifestyle it can …

Can This Surf Gear Prevent Shark Attacks?

An Australian team has tapped classic camo and a disguise tactic from World War I to keep today’s surfers safe.<p>It’s mid-Shark Week, and our collective post-Sharknado hangover is starting to pass. But it’s still summer, so there’s time for yet another toothy fish-themed bit of news: A company in …

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity–with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed.<p>Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you–until, one day, they’re …

Swedish Design and Peruvian Craft Meet As “Prehistoric Aliens”

The duo behind Glimpt travel the world to learn from and collaborate with local artisans. Their latest adventure resulted in extraterrestrial monolithic pieces and dubious nicknames.<p>Mattias Rask and Tor Palm went to Peru simply because they’d been to a lot of places but never Peru, or anywhere else …

Did A Hedge Fund Guy Unlock The Biggest Question In The Universe?

A Grand Unified Theory is the greatest missing piece of contemporary math and physics. Now, Oxford believes that a man 20 years out of academia may have discovered it.<p>If you aren’t a space or physics geek, you may have missed one of the big, looming questions left by 20th-century scientists. …

Coke’s Social Can Splits Into Two Before Your Eyes

A clever package turns sugar water into a way to connect people.<p>I don’t remember the last time I cracked open a full calorie Coca-Cola and guzzled it down with glee. By the end of the can, it honestly makes my mouth too sticky-sweet. And all I can think about is how many words I’ll need to type to …

Seaside Modern: Genius Loci Residence by Bates Masi Architects

Situated along the banks of Montauk, New York, with its unpredictable weather patterns and storied charm, the Genius Loci residence embodies the …

Hamptons

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Articles about blue facade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through...<p>Who doesn't love …

Architecture

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A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.<p>Christian Musselman has fun.<p>Lately, we've been noticing intricate murals turning up in projects everywhere, from the walls of dashing new hotels and...<p>A husband-and-wife architect team proves a …

Architecture

Articles about 6 plastic furniture and accessory designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>More than just …

Furniture

Squires Bingham Sports store by Grupo Santamaria, Taguig – Philippines

“Squires Bingham is a sporting brand founded in the 1905 by British owners that later passed ownership into Filipino hands. The brand survived more …

4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes

Designer Luke Wroblewski describes the sometimes counterintuitive tactics he used to make Polar stand out from the crowd.<p>When we first wrote about Polar, an addictive app that invites you to make and take “this or that”-style quizzes, we called it “an object lesson in mobile design done very, very …

DIFFA’s Dining by Design 2013 Entrance by Input Creative Studio, New York

The entrance to DIFFA’s Dining by Design 2013 represents the journey of an AIDS victim; illustrated metaphorically through the “light at the end of …

Fuel Station + McDonalds by Giorgi Khmaladze

A McDonald's restaurant and a petrol station are concealed within this faceted glass shell in Georgia, designed by architect Giorgi Khmaladze (+ …

Articles about 15 super unique libraries around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...<p>Instead of chopping down trees or …

July 4th

Villa L by Powerhouse Company and RAU

Overhanging floor plates delineate the levels of this house in the woods outside Utrecht by architecture studios Powerhouse Company and RAU (+ …

Articles about modern bunker home texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a …

Architecture

Articles about superior logic on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's nothing better than a good night's sleep – especially after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season – so why not put...<p>Wood and masonry come together in this Minnesotan refuge that balances the built environment with the natural setting.<p>The British designer's elevated exploration of …

Teens

UI Genius? A Synthesizer With A Squishy Keyboard

Seaboard is a crazy, squishy synthesizer. But what if it hides the future of the QWERTY keyboard?<p>I played trombone back in the day. I found the instrument intriguing because it was built on a gradient. Rather than pressing a series of valves to produce a particular note, you had to feel and hear …