Matt Killian

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20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in …

Sponsored – Some Favorites from the A’ Design Award Winners - The Fox Is Black

A’ Design Awards is an annual juried design competition honoring the best designers, architects, engineers, design studios, and design-oriented …

Erik Marinovich poster for tUnE-yArDs - The Fox Is Black

Lettering savant Erik Marinovich created this tUnE-yArDs poster for their show in San Francisco tonight and man is it amazing. Love the way the paint …

Suspended Staircase Floats Above Oslo Apartment

When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as <i>Idunsgate</i>, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a …

Architecture

Lake Travis Residence by Hsu Office of Architecture

The Lake Travis Residence near Austin, Texas.<p>The creative team of Hsu Office of Architecture was hired to design this house atop a sloping site off …

Modern Architecture

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Photography

Wallpaper of the Week Hoxton Graffiti

The wallpaper of this week is photo from the streets of London. It's a graffiti wall close the Hoxton Underground Station. That area seems to have …

The Naked House in Thailand – Architecture by Marc Gerritsen

The Naked House – Architecture Project.<p>Oh my goodness, I want to live in a house like that! Photographer and architect Marc Gerritsen designed this …

Muay Thai

Dazzling Chinese Pavilion Resembles Waves of Wheat

The winning entry to build China's Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 is a stunning reinterpretation of a public space. Designed in collaboration between Tsinghua University and New York-based Studio Link-Arc, the duo rejected the notion of a typical pavilion, and instead came up with a structure that …

Design

The Early Posters For “Gravity” Capture The Terror Of Space

Framestore, a visual-effects and animation studio, designed the posters for the many-Oscar-winning film <i>Gravity</i>. The final posters, the ones we saw in movie theaters and subway stops, are lovely, but we’re just as taken by the early, unused poster designs Framestore just revealed.<p>The final posters …

Sculpt Sound With Gestures, Using Imogen Heap’s $2,000 Gloves

Heap partners with an ex-NASA scientist and others to bring sci-fi musical gloves to the (well-heeled) masses.<p>Imogen Heap, a singer-songwriter who works largely in electronic sounds (and whom you may remember from her work in the band Frou Frou or this song), has long been confronted with a …

Lumio: A Portable Light That Opens Up Like a Book

While Lumio looks like a bound book at first glance, you’ll realize as soon as you begin to open it up that the “pages” don’t contain words. The …

In the Details: Turning Stone Manufacturing Waste Into a Line of Housewares

Francesca Gattello was completing her master's in product design at Politecnico di Milano last spring when she decided to enter Scenari di …

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

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

Print Your Own Futureshoes with Filaflex

So maybe the hoverboards aren't happening, but it's ok: downloadable shoes are here! And not the brittle conceptual heels of high fashion, but …

Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings

New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the …

Dance

Google's "Android Wear" Changes The Face of Wrist Watches

This past Tuesday, Google announced its newest endeavor that will change the way we interact with technology. The company launched <i>Android Wear</i>, a user interface that's designed for a wrist watch. Although these types of devices are nothing new, none of them significantly alter the way we …

Android News

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

Magnetism

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Art Basel – Hong Kong 2014

Art Basel – Hong Kong in May 15 – 18, 2014.<p>It’s no surprise that more and more influential artists come from Asia. Especially this aspect makes Art …

Hong Kong