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Gustav Klimt: 1862-1918

Born on July 14, 1862 in Baumgarten, near Vienna, Austria, Gustav Klimt is considered one of the greatest decorative painters of the 20th century. …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

Art History

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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Digital Art

Articles about not be missed quincy jones exhibition on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Quebec's Eastern Townships, a home camouflages into the snow.<p>Mews House is a minimal home located in London, England, designed by Russell Jones.<p>A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.<p>From February 15 to 25, the Greater Palm …

Architecture

Parity Pedestal Set of Drawers by Gareth Batowski

While the immediacy, price, and convenience of flat-pack, particle board furniture sometimes has its appeal, nothing beats hand built, wooden …

Articles about 6 relaxing porches patios and terraces on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>In coastal Norway, a …

Architecture

Furniture and Lighting by Kevin Michael Burns

Kevin Michael Burns is a New York-based designer making furniture and lighting who sent over his portfolio and I’m glad to have had the pleasure of …

Furniture

Landscapes Formed From Human Bodies by Carl Warner | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs by Carl Warner, human bodies have been contorted, lit, and manipulated to form expansive landscapes reminiscent of …

“To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or ar…

<i>“To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.“—Ansel Adams</i><p>The photogravure process, when done well, can yield magnificent results. The photographer Fritz Liedtke’s series and book “Astra Velum” (Veil of Stars) embraces this vintage technique. These penetrating portraits of freckled and scarred faces are wonderful to behold online, however, to actually <i>hold</i> them, is to truly …

Who Invented the Umbrella: The Romans, the Chinese, or Frogs?

We've seen umbrellas stuck into car doors; optimized for wind resistance; slapped onto bikes; and the design potential for this simple device is so …

Palme d'Or

Avenue 62 Collection by Younger Furniture

Younger Furniture is really making a name for itself. The latest collection, called Avenue 62 was released last year and is now making its way into …

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Big Girls Don't Cry by Ana Dias Photographer (r)

Victoria 73 House Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA (o)

San Francisco (j) photography by Anne-Solange Tardy

Forthcoming Adidas Springblade Shows Benefits of Sneaker Design Industry

Perhaps more so than with other design industries, we love seeing the kooky stuff that sneaker designers come up with. It's an industry backed by …

Suspended Bathtub: Hammock + Tub = Supreme Relaxation

If you think of the most comfortable places to relax, a hammock and a warm bath are probably near the top of the list. UK design studio Splinter …

Levi Brown Photographer (r)