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A Brief History of Mid-Century Modern Furniture Design

As Modern Shows' dedicated marketplace arrives in London this weekend, we chart the defining factors of the 1940s and 50s furniture design trend that …

Furniture

Eco-Conscious, Artisan-Crafted Sinks Sparkle With Contemporary Class

We are heading towards a future that seems to be a blend of innovative design and eco-friendly features that help build a greener tomorrow. While the …

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The St. Regis is Staging A Surrealist Supper Club Inspired by Salvador Dalí

Melted clock fondue, anyone?<p>Salvador Dalí and the St. Regis Hotel have had a long history together. Throughout the 1960s and ’70s, the famed …

21 Signs That Prove Booksellers Are The Absolute Best

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Books

The Perfect Jeans for Every Body Type

<b>If you’re usually the tallest guy in the room...</b><br>Don’t make the mistake of buying oversized clothing because you feel like a giant sometimes. You will always look sloppy if your clothes are too baggy. So look for jeans with a lower-rise waist and slim fit—without being skin-tight. These from Levi's …

Clothing

Sculptural Lamps that Transform When Turned On & Off

While some objects remain in a single state, a table or a shelf, other objects have two or more states, like a folding chair, a door, or even a lamp. …

Why Is Everyone So Obsessed With The ‘Death’ Of Rock’N’Roll?

The Who’s Pete Townshend once said, “Rock’n’roll is above all an expression of the frustrations of youth.” When you’re young and bursting with a huge …

Bands

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This Clock Doesn’t Just Tell You The Time, It Makes You Work For It

The Albert Clock, now raising funds on Kickstarter, gives you mathematical equations and lets you calculate the time.<p>The clock that just won’t move fast enough is a mandatory opening scene in any high school sitcom, but it’s also the inspiration behind the Albert Clock, designed by product designer …

The Secret To Improving A 16th-Century French Cloister? String

It’s hard to improve upon a 16th century Gothic-style cloister, yet Parisian architects Atelier Yokyok did just that with Shooting Vaults, a series of covered walkways made from 48 miles of blue thread installed at St Stephen’s Cathedral in Cahors, France.<p>Made from stretching the died yarn over …

50 città da visitare almeno una volta nella vita

Nella lista infinita di cose da fare nella vita, è facile talvolta perdere di vista quelle essenziali. Perciò ci siamo rivolti alla comunità di …

Petition for Saving Freedom of Panorama in Europe Passes 300K Signatures

Last month, we shared how “freedom of panorama” has come under attack in Europe. According to a proposed amendment to copyright reforms being …

The Perfect Office - Switch Speaker, Samsung UltraHD Monitors and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Handcrafted Furniture from Biggs & Quail

Biggs & Quail is a young design studio in London creating handcrafted furniture that can be purchased both ‘off-the-shelf’ or custom made with their …

Feltmark's New Wald HI•LO Plug Lamp

LA-based design studio Feltmark initially made waves with their first iteration of the Wald Plug Lamp, a beautifully refined, space-saving fixture that extends directly from a power socket. Their latest update comes in the form of the Wald HI•LO. It features the same graceful design, but there are …

Design

Stussy 2015 Summer Eyegear Collection

Stussy gets ready for summer with three new styles and a range of updated classics.<p>For this summer season, streetwear giant Stussy drops a range of sunglasses that offers three new styles along with some classic silhouettes that have been updated with new colorways. Stussy debuts the Norton, Gil …

Clothing

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Gran premio svizzero del design alla grafica Lora Lamm

L’Ufficio federale della cultura attribuisce quest’anno il Gran Premio svizzero del design 2015 alla graphic designer Lora Lamm, insieme al fotografo …

Eero Saarinen, U.S. Chancery Building in London, 1957 Photo: © Balthazar Korab Ltd

I have the best job in the world, in part because Gufram is a company that straddles design and art. It takes the best of both worlds, but doesn’t deal with the boring part of the architecture, of the furniture, and it’s not tied to the world of galleries. Charley Vezza Interview by Francesca Esposito http://bit.ly/1Gm2I4I

Eco-Friendly Cows

Eco-Friendly Cows<p>via dailymail.co.uk<p>Scientists in Britain are working to develop the country’s first eco-friendly cows in order to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases created from cattle farming. Due to their unique way of digesting food—and the subsequent flatulence they produce—cows leave …

Edward Hopper

Product Design: AARK Collective

AARK Collective is a brand that makes totally beautiful and minimalistic watches based in Melbourne, Australia. Built for the love of design, this …

Playful Notification Device Avoids Beeping Alarms by Blowing a Bubble Instead

After a weekend of sleeping in and doing whatever you like, it's no fun adhering to a calendar come Monday. The design and consulting firm IDEO NY figured that the dreaded day would be a perfect candidate for an image overhaul. Created for Studio 360's <i>Redesigns</i> series, the team – Karin Soukup, …

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Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about house week floating home copenhagen modernist dream on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A central glass atrium brings natural light and glimpses of nature to all three floors.<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind …

Architecture

One of London's trendiest coffee chains wants customers to give it £1.5 million

Independent coffee chain Grind, which has four branches across London, is hoping loyal customers will buy its bond on website Crowdcube, which gives investors 8% interest in return for lending their cash to the business.<p>Co-founder and CEO David Abrahamovitch told Business Insider: "I love …

Gallery Fumi's Design Miami/Basel 2015 exhibition includes metal furniture by Max Lamb

<b>Design Miami/Basel 2015:</b> London's Gallery Fumi presents metal-tube furniture by Max Lamb and patinated bronze tables by Glithero as part of its …

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