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Two Person Tent Playfully Designed as Star Trek Shuttlecraft

Geeky designer Dave Delisle has created a playful concept for <i>Star Trek</i> fans who want to go on their own away missions. Although intergalactic travel is not yet possible, it can still exist in our imaginations thanks to his tent modeled after the Federation shuttlecraft from the legendary …

Star Trek

Corner Bright Light

Once known for being dark and shadowy, <b>corners are about to be seen in a whole new light</b>. In developing the Corner Bright Light, furniture designer <b>Scott Klinker</b> reevaluated the role of the corner in brightening a room. His elegant floor lamp is comprised of a single exposed LED bulb on a thin frame …

Environmentally Friendly

Wooden Rings with Magnificent Tiny Fantasy Landscapes

Le créateur canadien sous le nom de Secret Wood réussit à recréer l’atmosphère fantasmagorique de paysages fantastiques dans d’aussi petits objets …

Lululemon’s latest design innovation? Anti-Ball Crushing pants (seriously)

At Lululemon, it’s not just the women who get to have all the fun. While we can browse yoga pants that range from “hugged” to “naked,” it turns out …

Art, Wall Art: Affordable Art and Wall Decor Ideas, Plus Cheap Online Sources for Art

One perk to having your own space is being able to decorate it just the way you want. Finding just the right furniture that serves all your needs, and spicing it up with decor and art on your walls that you enjoy looking at every day. All of this can be expensive, though, so we're here to show you …

More Papercuts You Would Love to Have - Amazing Paper Art

French artist Daniel Mar creates eye-popping works of art made out of paper.

Art

See Earth’s Biosphere as Abstract, Free-Flowing Forms

Architect and digital artist Navaneeth R. Nair graphically captures the Earth’s complexity.<p>How best to visualize Earth’s biosphere? As gigantic and complex as it is, the task is nearly impossible. Far better to break it down into easily digestible visual components instead of attempting to …

KarTent is a cardboard tent designed for music festivals

For festival fans, camping at a multi-day festival can leave your tent trashed, with you often never using it again, or it is just dumped in the …

Classic Scandinavian Design For A Modern Stockholm Apartment

The latest project to come from Scandinavian Homes in 2016 is this contemporary example of clean and modern design. It's a fitting abode given the …

Design

Zolt charger by Yves Behar powers three devices at once

Yves Behar's San Francisco studio Fuseproject has designed an octagonal portable charger that can accommodate a computer, a smartphone and a tablet …

25 Gift Ideas for the Creative People in Your Life

The holidays are a great time to check out the interesting and innovative products currently on the market. When browsing through the endless selection, one thing becomes clear: there's no shortage of unique gifts for the creative people in your life. From a hi-tech pen that doodles in 3D to …

Crafting

Articles about 10 home accessories small living on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.<p>You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first saw The …

Home Tours

Geometric Genius: The Swinging Stool

The Geometric Stool is named for its unique construction consisting of just five geometric pieces that interlock like a 3D puzzle to stay in place. …

The BeeLine: Smart, Intentionally "Fuzzy" Navigation for Bikes

For when it's about the destination *and* the journey<p>Even in an exciting city, traveling the same route every day is boring. On foot or by bicycle in …

A Lamp with Acrobatic Skills from Normann Copenhagen

Normann Copenhagen launches a brand new lamp with a dose of acrobatic skills. The appropriately named Acrobat, designed by Marc Venot, is an oblong …

Weather Phenomenon Causes One of the Driest Deserts to Burst into a Vibrant Flowery Field

Though the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the driest places on the planet, it's hardly recognizable at the moment. The typically barren landscape is absolutely covered in a vibrant floral bed. The most prominent characteristic of the area is its total lack of precipitation, yet exceptions do …

Outdoor Rocking Chair Lets Multiple People Gently Sway Together in Nature

Brothers Jules and Jason Henry are the creative minds behind Sveglio, an outdoor furniture design company that produces beautiful pieces meant to “awaken higher consciousness.” One of their enlightening creations, called Volo (Italian for “I fly”), is a rocking chair with a hammock-like basket …

Furniture

BioLite’s NanoGrid Provides Outdoor Lighting & Power Storage

BioLite brings the comforts of home to the great outdoors. Their NanoGrid includes rechargeable, networked lighting plus a power bank to charge your …

Powerbank

Iranian Artist's Mirror Installations Symbolize the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Iranian artist Shirin Abedinirad explores complex human issues and relationships through her intriguing exhibitions and symbolic performances. Abedinirad's <i>Evocation</i> and <i>Heaven on Earth</i> installations each focus on one of these distinct connections, examining how human beings connect to Mother …

Art

Gorgeous Photos Highlight Beautiful Intricacies of Birds' Feathers

As we've admired many times before, birds are wondrous, beautiful creatures. And in this series titled <i>Birds</i>, fashion photographer Thomas Lohr shows off their gorgeous plumage. He focuses on tightly-cropped, up-close shots of feathers, and he captures a variety of colors, textures, and movements …

Birds

Odyssey: Otherworldly Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Several years ago, Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov was cooking with oil and soy sauce when he stopped to appreciate the strange …

FAZ Chair

This beautiful geometric chair is part of the <b>FAZ modular outdoor collection</b>, which is designed by <b>Ramón Esteve</b> for <b>VONDOM</b>. It’s made of 100% recyclable …

17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

Photography

Powerful Photos of Majestic African Elephants Highlight Their Familial Bond

Photographer Peter Delaney captures majestic African elephants in a series of gorgeous and candid images. The South African transplant catches the creatures trotting along the plains, dusting themselves, and drinking water from a shallow pond. With a cloudless sky and little shade, you get a sense …

Wildlife

Why Can’t These Fairytale Buildings Just Exist In The Real World?

German designer Matthias Jung creates imaginative collages, mixing photographs, real-life backdrops, and meticulously crafted miniature architectural elements to make houses that wouldn’t look out of place in a Wes Anderson film. Jung calls these creations “architectural short poems,” which present …

Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break

Sweden consistently ranks near the top in coffee consumption per capita and that's largely thanks to (along with long hours of darkness in the winter) the fika: a once or twice-daily coffee break with a snack that's something of a cultural institution. Originally a slang word devised from …

Coffee

A São Paulo Apartment Decked Out in Shades of Grey

DT estúdio took on renovations of an 1,130 square foot apartment in São Paulo, Brazil, which began as a disjointed, two bedroom residence. The layout …

São Paulo

This Clever Video App Tackles One Of The Biggest Problems Of Modern Filmmaking

I’d rather not admit how many hours I’ve spent in After Effects, zooming into timelines and squinting my best to drop in keyframes–to mark when a graphic should pop in or a some special effect should start. But a new app, Nutshell, hides this laborious keyframing behind an action we already know: …

Daily Inspiration #1998

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

The Saddest Looking Owl in the World

We tipped you off about Daisy, the cutest kitten in the world, and we introduced you to Champ, the happiest dog on earth. Now, it's time to call your attention to one very unfortunate owl. Drenched in rain, he's got to be the saddest looking owl we've ever seen.<p>Photographer Shamma Esoof shot this …

Consciousness