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A Tiny, DIY Trailer Home Built by a Couple on a Budget

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.<p>After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to …

Architecture

The most stressful job? Waitressing, say scientists

Menial jobs like waitressing are far more stressful than professions like medicine or architecture, says scientists, as they warn of stroke risk<p>Ask anyone to name the most stressful professions and they might guess neurosurgeon, bomb diffuser, miner or even stockbroker.<p>But a new study suggests that …

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

Stunning Cosmic Snapshots Document Astronaut Scott Kelly’s First Six Months in Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly is on his way to becoming the first American to travel on the world's longest spaceflight. Since his launch in spring 2015, the commander has been documenting this extraterrestrial journey with a series of artistic snapshots. Some feature Earth from an extreme bird's-eye view …

Space Station

Redesigned 2D Lamps Continue to Mesmerize with 3D Optical Illusions

Last year, we marveled over the BULBING, a stunning series of optical illusion lamps by Studio Cheha. Now, they're back with a revamp of their popular lantern, which continues to fool your eye into thinking that the flattened design is actually in three dimensions. The first iteration of the …

Designer Continues Pairing Tiny Objects with Matching Pantone Swatches

Graphic designer Inka Mathew explores the colorful world around her by matching tiny objects with corresponding Pantone swatches in a series called <i>Tiny PMS Match</i>. Described as a “visual journal” of sorts, the ongoing project documents Mathew's daily life using items that she says “pique [her] …

Graphic Design

Egg-shaped 'ecocapsule' lets you live anywhere - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>The sleek, egg-shaped capsule resembles a spaceship, complete with antennae and a layer of futuristic cells.<p>But the striking design from Slovakian group Nice Architects represents a creative effort to offer housing solutions for this planet. The 'Ecocapsule' is a mini …

10 Unsung Graphic Design Visionaries You Should Know

Will Burtin and Cipe Pineles might not be household names but you know their work—and have felt their influence.<p>“Visionary graphic designers will always be less visible than visionary architects or product designers because of the ephemeral nature of what they produce,” writer Caroline Roberts …