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Artist Zimoun Creates a Roiling Ocean of Packaging Peanuts inside the Windows of an Art Museum | Colossal

<p>Swiss artist Zimoun (previously) just unveiled a large installation inside the windows of the Museo d’Arte di Lugano in Switzerland. Titled <i>36</i> …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

For this touching photo series, prisoners wrote letters of advice to their past selves.

Banksy "Stuffed Animals" New Truck Installation For "Better Out Than In" Uncovered Early In New York City?

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• October 10, 2013<br>• 0<p>The good lads at Walking and Typing seems to have uncovered a probable upcoming truck installation by …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

Articles about jonathan adler and simon doonans shelter island vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>Though I've become quite fond of them, …

Surreal Miniatures That Depict The Dark Side Of Suburbia

Thomas Doyle, formerly based in Brooklyn but now out in the ‘burbs, creates beautiful, precise miniature scenes depicting surreal domesticity. These aren’t your standard miniatures; Doyle says his works “distort reality through a warped and dreamlike lens.”<p>That might mean creating a warm, cozy …

Peck Produce Are Taking Their Detroit Urban Farm To The Next Level

<i>This story originally appeared in Model D on April 9, 2013.</i><p>Noah Link and his small team of agricultural entrepreneurs at Peck Produce are pushing the envelope when it comes to redefining the term urban pioneer.<p>Peck Produce bought about four acres of vacant land from the Michigan Land Bank two years …

Can an urban food growing project cure a 'sick city'?

High up on the desolate fairways of the old Parkhall golf course, the view stretches right across to Stoke-on-Trent's skyline, long robbed of the bottle kilns that once symbolised the Potteries' prosperity.<p>Dogged by trenchant unemployment, an unenviable set of health and deprivation statistics, …

Abandoned Detroit School Will Become a 27-Acre Urban Farm

One of Detroit's abandoned schools is about to begin a remarkable transformation. This summer, the east side's former <b>Kettering High School</b> will into a <b>27-acre urban farm</b> known as the <b>Kettering Urban Agricultural Campus</b>.<p>According to the AP, the soon-to-be farm will provide food for the Detroit Public …

Queens University Students Turn an Abandoned Mill Into a Flourishing Urban Farm

Over the course of 12 months, Queens University Belfast worked alongside the Biospheric Foundation in Salford, England to design and implement a …

Behold: Actual Pi In The Sky On Pi Day

Today and every March 14th (3/14) is a day of much reverence for math geeks worldwide. Better known as Pi Day, given its connection to perhaps the most well-known mathematical constant that begins with 3.14 and goes on with an infinite march of decimals. To commemorate the day this week in Austin …

Lean Urbanism

Through an interesting confluence, I recently came across three different instances of the same question: what is the “minimum viable product” for urban renewal? Last Monday, I visited the O’Reilly Media office in the old Pfizer building in Brooklyn, and was struck by how unfinished space was side …

DIY Color Block Triangle Earrings

Make these easy color block triangle earrings in shades of green as an alternative to getting pinched this St. Patty's Day. Full tutorial!<p>356<p>1063

This is What Happens When You Put Dogs Inside a Photo Booth

St. Louis, Missouri-based Lynn Terry is a professional photographer who in addition to commercial projects and family portrait work, has been …

Stories from the inside — Part I

Alek has offered such a stellar description of the practical and structural components of building and living in a tiny house over the life of this …

Tiny House Movement

210 Sq Ft Minim House Shelters Sweet Space-Saving Interior with Off Grid Versatility

Foundry Architects and Brian Levy have designed a modern new alternative for would be down-sizers. Minim House, which is located at Washington DC's …

PHOTOS: Whole Village of Tiny Houses Makes Boneyard Studios a Unique Urban Retreat

If you are one of millions of Americans who can't afford to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars on a house worth half as much, then you are going to …

Alek Lisefki's Tiny House is a luxurious eco-friendly dream on wheels

Web designer Alek Lisefki lives by a motto: "Less House, More Life." Driven by the desire to simplify his life, Lisefki built a transportable tiny …

This Trailer-Based Tiny House Set Its Builders Back $33K

<b>Andrew</b> and <b>Gabriella Morrison</b> are so proud of the diminutive mobile home they put together that it's taken center stage on <b>Tiny House Build</b>, the blog they keep on the downsizer lifestyle. To help those with similar aspirations at the planning stage, the Morrisons recently revealed the cost of their …

10 More Tips for Improving Your Street Photography

For those of us still in the bitterly cold areas, street photography isn’t necessarily at the top of the list, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t …

13 Essential Job Boards for Creatives

Job Boards for Creatives<p>1. Authentic Jobs<p>2. It's Nice That<p>3. Behance JobList<p>4. Dribbble Jobs<p>5. We Work Remotely<p>6. Krop<p>7. Coroflot Jobs<p>8. AIGA Design …

10 Ways to Boost Creativity for Design Professionals

Have you ever wondered how an architect comes up with an award-winning building design or a fashion designer creates a fashion-forward line of …

Make Your City Spontaneous: Join the League of Creative Interventionists

We’ve become terrible at talking to each other. You can be crammed on a bus, inches away from someone, and it is socially acceptable, socially …

Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life

Dani Shapiro<p><i>“To allow ourselves to spend afternoons watching dancers rehearse, or sit on a stone wall and watch the sunset, or spend the whole weekend rereading Chekhov stories—to know that we are doing what we’re supposed to be doing — is the deepest form of permission in our creative lives. The</i> …

Creative Workspaces: Thinking Outside the Cube

Last Friday was my last day at my corporate job. It was a creative position, but my environment was anything but. Despite views of the Bay, windows …

What Creatives Can Learn From Great Ideas That Go Terribly Wrong

It's an established truism among creative people that you have to fail—and learn from those failures—in order to succeed. But is this really true? …