Kendra Chong

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Artist Creates Delicious Smoothie Blends to Match Pantone Color Swatches

Recently, art director Hedvig Astrom Kushner embarked on a deliciously colorful project. “I make a lot of smoothies and discovered it works like mixing paint,” she told us in an email. Playing with this idea of smoothies as paint, Kushner found that adding a strawberry would yield a bright pink …

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 …

Loft Conversion in Amsterdam Groups Small Houses Inside a House

Located in an old harbor canteen on Amsterdam’s artificial island KNSM, this interesting <b>House Like Village</b> is a loft conversion designed by Marc …

Can You Design Innovation?

Innovation districts are popping up all over the country. But will they work?<p>Picture a gleaming building wrapped around an expansive tree-filled courtyard. All the walls are glass so you can see what’s happening in the ground-level retail and open-plan offices on the upper floors. In lieu of …

Articles about 27 pools dive on Dwell.com - Dwell

At first, boatbuilder turned furniture designer may sound odd, but as you think about it, it makes more and more sense.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>As one of today’s most sought after designers, Patricia Urquiola has produced a wide range of work that …

How an artificial 'Reef' in London was designed with nature's help

For architect Michael Pawlyn, biology isn't just inspiration -- it informs every stage of his design process. Drawing from nature, he tells The …

Articles about 5 island retreats accessible only boat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>With temperatures dropping, our daydreams of hunkering down in a cabin for the next few months are getting more frequent.<p>Built for $148,500, Casa Montaña was manufactured in a …

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Articles about 5 stunning homes american mountain west on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...<p>Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then …

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Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

Articles about 12 ways literally live large on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though some may believe that flowers are more fit for traditional interiors or country homes, there's actually lots of modern...<p>These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to boot.<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen …

Gorgeous Glass-Covered Gambier House Offers Stunning Views with Minimal Environmental Impact

1/7<p>mcfarlane green biggar Gambier House<p>A modern cabin in the woods by Mcfarlane Green Biggar Architecture + Design (MGB) cantilevers over a cliff’s …

Articles about 5 houses architects designed themselves on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.<p>Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...<p>Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years …

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Port Ludlow Residence is a Modern & Simple Green Home on Puget Sound

1/10<p>Port Ludlow Residence-FINNE Architects<p>The Port Ludlow Residence is a compact home located on a wooded waterfront property in Hood Canal on the …

Articles about 8 homes striking layouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where …

Photographer’s Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …