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The House That Could Save the World

The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change—and how we live.<p>In July, when Portland was sweltering at upwards of 100 degrees, the tenants of The Orchards wondered if they had air conditioning. The temperature in their apartments never rose above 70.<p>They …

Housing

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

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Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

Samsung's curved 4K TV is fit to rule

High-tech components in this curved Samsung TV make for wonderful picture quality<p>Curved 4K TV technology is the talk of the town this year, and it was on display everywhere at this year's CES in early January. One TV that caught our eye during the show was the Samsung UN65HU9000: a sleek, silver …

Best Style + Fashion Posts of 2013

10. Nothing Fancy: A Minimalist Wallet Solution by Chieh Ting Huang<br>Ditch the bundled wad of cash held together by a rubber band and trade it for …

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New Zealand

Mediterranean Luxury Comes in White: Villa di Gioia by Pedone Working

<b>Villa Di Gioia</b> is a single-family house located in the idyllic region of Apulia, outside the urban area of Bari and close to the Adriatic Sea …

Meticulously Wrapped Aluminum Wire Sculptures by Seung Mo Park | Colossal

<p>Korean artist Seung Mo Park (previously) continues to amaze with his astonishingly crafted figurative sculptures made with tightly wrapped layers of …

Cirque du Soleil, MGM Grand fined for performer death

Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a fall witnessed by the audience.<p>The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement that they've wrapped up their …

Typography Mania #206

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

A Crystal “Church” That Could Make You Find God

When we last checked in with master illusionist Tokujin Yoshioka, he was busy turning the world into a gorgeous funhouse. Now, for an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, the Japanese artist is yet again playing with light in all the right ways–this time on a colossal scale.<p>The …

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Frozen Lighthouse On Lake Michigan By Lisa Rundell

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An Ode To Pour-Over Coffee

Life’s best designed products are sometimes the ones we take for granted each morning.<p>I used to have a coffee machine from the future. It was silver, naturally.<p>It could be programmed to burr-grind my beans to various levels of fineness, charcoal-filter tap water, and brew 12 cups of coffee before I …

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

What A Portable Speaker Can Teach Us About Designing Heirlooms

In an era of glass fragility, the UE Boom is a speaker designed with human nature at heart.<p>Apple products are beautiful. But humans weren’t born to genuflect in front of obsidian obelisks, to spend all day slamming their fleshy fingers against unrelenting surfaces, ever-afraid to scratch or drop …

The 50 Most Innovative People Of 2013

_<p>The <i>faster things change, the tougher it is to stay on top.</i><p><i>In this year's rankings, 50 leading innovators shake the foundations of their industries, while 25 members of the power elite demonstrate why they're not going anywhere soon.</i><p>AGE: 49<p>LAST YEAR'S RANKING: 3<p>STAGE OF GLOBAL CONQUEST: In a …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

“L” Is For Formaldehyde Lamb: Damien Hirst Releases His First ABC Book

At last, a picture book for children about death! The original bad-boy artist spells it out for boys and girls.<p>Turning your innocent three-year-old into a tiny art snob has never been easier: Damien Hirst’s new educational children’s book, <i>ABC</i>, pairs 26 of his artworks with letters of the alphabet. …

Interior design ideas: the house on the rocks - in pictures

This is country living at its most isolated, on the shores of Scotland's Loch Ailort, with views to the islands of Eigg, Rum and Skye. But inside lies a warm, welcoming retreat with a wood-burning stove and wooden floors and walls

Station to Station: Shots from the rails

We posted about Station to Station, a public art project made possible by Levi's, a few months back and we're excited to follow up with some amazing …

Can Colored Text Turn You Into an Online Speed-Reader?

A browser extension called BeeLine Reader adds color gradients to paragraphs of text on the web. It’s not exactly pretty, but it seems effective at increasing readability.<p>Remember the “undesign” wars of not-too-long ago? Tools like Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability battled one another to offer …

The Evil That Gay Men Do: <em>Stranger By the Lake</em

When <i>L'Inconnu du lac</i> (<i>Stranger By the Lake</i>) is right, it’s so right that it’s horrifying.<p><i>Warning: Spoilers below. Also below are descriptions of</i> …

Film Festivals

Meg Ryan Left The Spotlight For A Quiet Life In New York City

Meg Ryan was once considered box office gold and the queen of romantic comedies with movies including "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle," but these days she's a face audiences rarely see when they plunk themselves down in movie theaters across the country.<p>But it's not that the offers …

How Giuseppe Verdi’s music helped bring Italy together

Verdi’s operas are well known – but what about his work as a member of parliament and fervent supporter of Italian unification? On the eve of the composer’s 200th anniversary, Clemency Burton-Hill looks back at Verdi’s life and times.<p>Can you imagine any country today in national mourning over the …

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