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Clay house in Mexico City is all about light

Gorgeous<p>Architect Andrés Stebelski can get pretty clever when it comes to light and space. His Carpinos House in Mexico City is no exception. From the street, the house’s main volume seems to levitate above the slope below, lending a lightness to the clay-covered form.<p>"Taking advantage of the …

Architecture

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

Typography

6 CSS Tricks to Align Content Vertically

Let’s talk about vertical alignment in CSS, or to be more precise how it is not doable. CSS has not yet provided an official way to center content …

Milan 2014 Preview

Tub Chair by Hans Wegner for PP Mobler<p>For world renowned Danish furniture designer Hans Wegner‘s 100th Birthday Danish design brand PP Møbler will …

Example: An iOS Pull-To-Refresh Control Displaying An Image Based Animation On Refresh

I’ve mentioned a number of projects providing custom pull-to-refresh implementations most recently this component with easily customizable animations …

Legends of the Dark Knight #80 Review

Written by: Ron Marz<br>Art by: Cully Hamner<br>Cover Price: $0.99<br>Release Date: December 5, 2014<p><b>Once Upon a Midnight Dreary</b><p>There are times when I say that a …

A Gorgeous New Graphic Novel Made From GIFs

As the GIF continues to evolve into a format favored by artists, rather than just Tumblr users, it’s hard not to wonder: Where is all this going? The …

Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette

After looking at ways to work through paint-color procrastination and how to find color inspiration all around you, we are ready to tackle the last, …

Fully wearable Iron Man Mark III suit is made to 3D printed order for $35,000

We joked yesterday about finding the perfect gift for that eccentric billionaire (or millionaire, or really just any "rich" person) in your life, but nothing truly says <i>money to burn</i> like your very own <i>Iron Man</i> suit. The real kicker here is that this Iron Man Mark III suit, made by (wait for it) Iron …

3D Robotics launches Iris quadcopter, for pre-assembled drone action

3D Robotics has made it pretty clearly that it's all about the maker community. But what about those who can't tell their Arduino from a Raspberry Pi? The Chris Anderson-run company today announced the release of Iris, an out-of-the-box, user-friendly quadcopter experience. The drone can be …

3D printing breathes new life into old inventions

The US Patent and Trademark Office may be the key battleground in today's high-tech lawsuits, but it's also home to a trove of inventions that have fallen into the public domain. Now patent lawyer Martin Galese is trying to bring some 21st century tech to the charming ideas patented in the 19th and …

Minale-Maeda's 3D Printed Connector Can be Downloaded to Make DIY Furniture

Italian-Japanese Studio Minale-Maeda has come up with a little clever design that allows people anywhere in the world to make their own furniture. …

The Most Interesting, Non-Obvious Things You Can Make At Home On A 3D Printer

If you have a printer of your own, there's nearly no limit to what you can make. You don't even need to be technically skilled in electronics or design.<p>People around the world are constantly uploading the digital files necessary to replicate their creations to a site that is especially popular …

UVN Shake Watch is a Solar Powered Smartwatch for Young Generation

<b>UVN Shake Watch</b> is a unique e-ink smartwatch with integrated fitness tracker and phone finder. It’s simple yet stylish watch for anyone, you can tell …

Le Meridien Zhengzhou / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Framing a Journey through the City<p>In their design for Le Meridien hotel, Shanghai-based firm Neri&Hu …

Architecture

Green House by Studio Element: http://www.archello.com/en/project/green-house/1705831

Binary code patterns exterior of Sydney engineering faculty by Denton Corker Marshall

Thousands of tiny ones and zeros pierce the aluminium skin of Denton Corker Marshall's new engineering faculty for the University of Technology in …

Looping wooden viewing platform in China built by students in just six days

This community viewing platform and play area, designed by Hong Kong architects Olivier Ottevaere and John Lin, provides a loop that rises up to …