Darielle Maurice Donato

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Beautiful Houses: Peconic Bay House

Today we will show you the beautiful Peconic Bay House in Southampton, New York, a project by Naiztat + Ham Architects. I love the glass and the high …

An Experimental Transforming House by PKMN architectures

A small, one-story house in North Madrid becomes a totally custom-made experiment by PKMN architectures for a woman named Yolanda. The home once …

Tortoise Fitted with LEGO Wheelchair to Help Him Move Around

Thanks to the ingenuity of a veterinarian and some spare LEGO bricks, this tiny tortoise is now able to roll around on his own little wheelchair. Blade's owner, Iris Peste, took the tortoise to the vet after she noticed that he was struggling to move around. The vet, Dr. Carsten Plischke, …

Articles about dusty garages transformed studios party rooms and more on Dwell.com - Dwell

An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.<p>A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.<p>A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and …

San Francisco

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a …

Fine Art Photography by Kylli Sparre

Fine art photography and experimental photo manipulations by Kylli Sparre.<p>Kylli Sparre is a fine art photographer based in Tallinn, Estonia. After …

Photography

Birds Killed By Skyscrapers: An Oddly Life-Affirming Photo Essay

Artist Lynne Parks examines the toll urban light pollution takes on migrating birds.<p>Nine years ago, artist Lynne Parks got into birdwatching. The Baltimore-based artist, who has suffered from cancer since childhood, found something life-affirming in the birds’ energy. She soon joined a local …

Birds

Cara Delevingne Is Weirder Than We Thought

Photo: YouTube<p>Unlike Jennifer Lawrence, who's often celebrated for being weird in this familiar, self-deprecating way, sometimes Cara Delevingne is just <i>weird</i> weird. Like in this video her sister Poppy filmed of her for <i>LOVE</i> magazine, where Cara lifts weights in a unicorn onesie, slathers on …

12 Party-Worthy Tights to Wear to Your Next Holiday Bash

We’ve been all over holiday party outfit prep this season, planning knock-out attire from head to toe (though we’re still not sure about which dress, maxi, or jumpsuit will make the final cut). So now we’re adding the final touches, like choosing the most party-worthy tights. This batch is full of …

Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Don’t Look Now But There’s A Whale Coming Out Of Your Book

Forget dog-earing pages–every great book deserves a custom bookmark tailored to its story. These swoon-worthy place keepers from Turkish designer and illustrator Ethem Onur Bilgiç allow the tale to truly pop out at the reader.<p>The carefully illustrated bookmarks are a tribute to the four classics …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Why we see Hitler's face on a puppy

I can't see it. Well I mean, I can see it because a headline told me to look for the resemblance – "Heel Hitler!" – but Patch the puppy barely looks like the Führer, if I am honest. That hasn't stopped his cute puppy face appearing all over the place next to pictures of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), …

15 Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas

Let’s begin with the almighty symbol of Christmas – the tree. Illustrator and designer Jenn Ski goes retro with this vintage aluminum tree that’s …

Articles about 8 modern apartment buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your backyard.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got …

Architecture

An Installation Made from 8,080 Colored Pencils

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Variable Projects designed an installation, …

Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Australia

From Paper, A Stylus That’s Like A Pencil

By the team behind Paper, this isn’t any old stylus. If the Pencil takes off, the iPad may never be the same.<p>The iPad never came with a stylus. Steve Jobs’s famous quip was, “God gave us 10 styluses–let’s not invent another.” In some ways the quote epitomizes Apple’s legacy of design simplicity, …

The Giphoscope turns your favorite GIF into a hand-cranked work of art

If you were to accuse us of being fans of GIFs we wouldn't disagree, but what happens when you want to share that perfect, singular moment away from the confines of a computer screens? One particularly beautiful solution is called The Giphoscope. The work of Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali, …

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Ecuador

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

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Design

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

National Parks

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

Las Vegas