Jacob Varvarigos

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INSA Turns His Street Art Into Mesmerizing GIFs - The Fox Is Black

UK artist and designer INSA has taken street art to another level. He’s taken the idea of photography, street art, and GIF making and combined them …

Alpine Climbing with Patagonia

At 12,000 feet above sea level, with a cold wind perpetually whipping and the alpine sun intensified by the reflective snowfields below, the old adage "the clothes don't make the man (or rather, person)" couldn't be less true. Technical, carefully designed clothing and accessories won't get you up …

Backpacking

New Box Skyline for Detroit

Conceived as box-shaped wireframe, the Car And Shell Skyscraper: Or Marinetti’s Monster – Vertical Suburban Neighborhood, is the answer to the …

Facebook, Google, And Sony Are Getting Ready To Fight A Cyberpunk War

The next big thing in tech is to change the very nature of the way you experience reality, as Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR suggests. Does the dystopia start here?<p>Science fiction has always presaged the advent of actual technology, and taught us how to think about it before it comes. A …

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Design

Much of what is fueling the best in design is the desire to make life easier and more enjoyable.<p>1. Airbnb<p><b>For redesigning the hotel experience.</b> Airbnb, the home and apartment rental service, can boast over 10 million stays last year, and as reported in <i>Fast Company</i> tripled revenue to an estimated …

9 Of The World’s Most Inventive Tiny Buildings

In architecture, bigger isn’t always better. See some of the world’s coolest small buildings here, from a hut on sleds to a walk-in fireplace.<p>Most people tend to describe their dream houses as sprawling and palatial–but maybe that’s because they haven’t yet seen the gorgeous and inventive nooks …

Check Out The Awesome Creative Workspaces Of Co.Design Readers

Last week, we asked you to tweet us photos of your cool work spaces. We hoped that your creative nooks would inspire others, in the same way that these workspaces of 14 leading creative minds inspired us. The article featured shots from photographer Todd Selby’s latest coffee table book, <i>Fashionable</i> …

Inspired by Hanok, Vernacular Versatility Won 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition

Inspired by Hanok, <b>Vernacular Versatility</b> is the winning design of 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition. Yong Ju Lee was inspired by Hanok, a …

Architecture

Researchers Discover How to Design Non-Living, Living Material

There's an entirely new direction for materials coming to life—specifically, a hybrid that combines the best of non-living matter with living matter. …

Photo Contest Finalists Creatively Capture Light in Landscapes

Stunning rays of sunlight bursting through clouds; dramatic shadows cast along the ground of the forest; and rainbows shooting across the sky. These are all the types of light that judges look for in the Velux Lovers of Light competition.<p>The annual landscape photography event invites photographers …

Photography

Gorgeous Macro Photographs of Butterfly and Moth Wings by Linden Gledhill | Colossal

<p>A biochemist by training, photographer Linden Gledhill is fascinated by the beauty of infinitesimally small aspects of nature and science, from …

Impressive Space Invaders 3D Street Art in Switzerland

From now till April 10, students on the EPLF campus in Lausanne, Switzerland can witness an awesome piece of art. Street artists Leon Keer and Remko van Schaik spent six days creating a 3D artwork of Space Invaders, those video game characters we all grew up with in the late 70s and early 80s. The …

Space Invaders

Articles about 5 green homes dwells april outdoors issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Explore all of the Dwell Magazine Issues for 2016. New issues will be added throughout the …

San Diego

South Korea's Enormous Climbable Structure for Kids

Is it just me or is anyone else feeling a little bit queasy just looking at this? Luckey Climbers are three dimensional sculptures, designed for children, that encourage physical activity (and help give kids courage – I added that last part). Made of bent plywood or plastic platforms that are …

South Korea

P22 Marcel – Handwritten Vintage Fonts

P22 Marcel – Handwritten Typefaces.<p>Today I want to introduce you to the <b>P22 Marcel</b> font family. The name “Marcel” is a tribute to Marcel Heuzé, a …

Typography

How An Industrial Robot Took 900-Million-Pixel Portraits Of The Human Face

Portrait photography has always been a hands-on craft: The photographer guides (or, in some cases, coerces) his subjects into assuming the poses that best fit his vision. Here, photographer Daniel Boschung takes a different approach: he sits behind a computer while another tool does the hard …

Half the Bike, Double the Fun

Halfbike brings you a completely new experience. It’s a vehicle that combines running and cycling, which turns out to be remarkably exciting and fun …

How To Be A Design Boss Without Losing Your Soul

Paper Leaf’s Jeff Archibald shares five tips for making the move from designer to art director.<p>My design firm Paper Leaf started as a two-person operation (four if you count cats). Andy, my wife, and I did everything in-house ourselves: design, development, client relations, proposals, you name it. …

Futuristic Honda NM4 Vultus Concept Motorcycle with Adjustable Backrest

<b>Honda NM4 Vultus concept motorcycle</b> was unveiled at 30th Osaka Motorcycle 2014. It’s a sporty motorbike developed under the vision of creating …

Motorcycles

Double O Bike Light

While there's been no shortage of innovations in the bike light category in recent years, there's always room for improvement. Taking a rather unorthodox approach to the bicycle safety essential, UK's Paul Cocksedge hopes to introduce the Double O in due time with the help of Kickstarter. Putting …

Cycling

Lumen Makes Night Biking Safer in Cities

The Lumen is the first of its kind – a retro-reflective bike that’s designed for safer city travel. By day, it’s an unassuming charcoal colored bike. …

Museum's Exhibit of Hilariously Awkward Family Photos

With the upcoming exhibit of Awkward Family Photos at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica, it's clear that taking awkward family photos is not just a cringeworthy memory, but a form of art. The exhibit, open from March 28 to July 27, will display the best of the worst family photos that …

Santa Monica

Eyepopping street art by Escif

Extraordinary Street Art Collaboration by Pixel Pancho and Vhils

In a recent collaboration, street artists Pixel Pancho and Vhils combined their unique styles to paint a mural located in Lisbon, Portugal. Mingling their different sensibilities, their combined image features a Steampunk android that's composed of gears, nuts, bolts, and cloaked in a man's face. …

Streetwear

Street artist D*Face revels in provocation

Growing up in a working-class London suburb beset by dull classes and endless winters, Dean Stockton often escaped into a dream vision of California fueled in equal measure by<p>"Back to the Future"and the skateboard bible Thrasher magazine. "When I was 12 or 13," he recalls, "I watched this guy in …

Art

A Giant Piece Of 'Flappy Bird' Art Just Appeared On A Paris Street

This large piece of art paying homage to Flappy Bird, star of the famously addictive iPhone game, was just spotted on a street in Paris.<p>According to Complex, the new tag comes courtesy of French street artist Invader, who's known for his video game-inspired art.<p>If you happen to be in Paris, you can …

‘Street cred’ art-sales site Redbubble eyes $80 million year

Don’t ever ask Redbubble co-founder and chief executive Martin Hosking what his exit strategy is.<p>“I always get these annoying questions from VCs about what my strategy is,” said Hosking, an Aussie whose flight arrived just in time for a sit-down with VentureBeat.<p>“My strategy is to grow …

Graffiti Light Mapping Electrifies Street Art

Illusion Research Lab shows us that light mapping is always an awesome flourish to any artwork.<p>Illusion Research Lab is a visual experimentation label that continues to convince us that light painting is awesome, no matter how simple or straight forward it is. The group has little information …

3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

Dustin Yellin likes to collect various objects and elements he finds in the street and then use it to compose human silhouettes embedded in different …