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Living Wall Planter 2

It’s Earth Day, and that means you should probably assess what you can do to make the world around you a bit greener. Maybe that means using less …

Levitating Flyte Lamp

Good design catches your eye immediately, making you wonder why nobody had ever thought of that idea before. And yet, the times when you have to look twice to make sure you’re actually seeing what you’re seeing are rare. New lamp Flyte definitely makes you look again. The stylish lightbulb appears …

Light Bulbs

Designer Develops Portable "Miniature Lighting Studio" for Macro Photography

Adaptalux features easily adjustable lighting, intelligent controls and snap-on diffusers and filters<p>In addition to being a product designer, …

Gorgeous Poppy Pour-Over Coffee Machine Makes Your Coffee On Demand

<b>Poppy Pour-Over Coffee Machine</b> is an example that even coffee machine can be gorgeous. It’s a compact device that brews a perfect cup of coffee on …

eB1 Bike by Emo Design for Askoll

Emo Design has been working for about 3 years to bring you <b>eB1 bike</b>. It’s a project born out of desire of Elio Marioni, Askoll’s owner, that has …

Industrial Design

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Pets

Articles about 5 tiny home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

Mad Men

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

Literature

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

Art

How to balance a design career with creating your own art

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>It’s a challenge many designers with full-time careers face: how do …

Olivier van Herpt 3D-prints functional ceramic objects

Eindhoven designer Olivier van Herpt has developed a machine that uses a piston-based extruder to 3D-print complex functional objects using clay (+ …

Fabrica reinterprets everyday objects for Extra-Ordinary Gallery at Ace Hotel Shoreditch

<b>London Design Festival 2014:</b> Italian studio Fabrica will exhibit a range of reinterpreted mundane items at Ace Hotel Shoreditch during next month's …

Chloe Giordano Embroiders the Tiniest Animals

Oxford-based artist Chloe Giordano embroiders the tiniest animals I’ve ever seen! Chloe says each piece can take 2-3 weeks with most of that time …

Light Painting Photography by Martin Kimbell

Amazing long exposure light painting photography by Martin Kimbell.<p>Check out this stunning selection of light paintings by Martin Kimbell, a …

In the Details: Good Thing Reinvents the Ceramic Coil Pot, Among Other Household Goods

We first covered Jamie Wolfond's work when he was still a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, stuffing plastic pellets into fireproof molds …

Fazer Café – Graphic Design and Typography by Kokoro & Moi

Graphic Design and Typography for Finnish Fazer Café.<p>Helsinki, Finland based full-service creative agency Kokoro & Moi completed this beautiful …

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Android Mobile App Permissions (Updated)

<i>Corrections/Updates (4:45pm EST 8/11/2014): A previous version of this post contained inaccurate and outdated information about Facebook's Messenger app for Android devices (Facebook has provided its own response to concerns about the app here). The post incorrectly equated the app's Terms of</i> …

Photographer Documents Her Parents Battling Cancer Together in Touching Portrait Series

Since 2013, New York City-based photographer Nancy Borowick has been documenting her parents' dual battles with cancer in a touching series titled <i>Cancer Family</i>. Both her mother and father, Laurel and Howie, were diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease within a year of each other. Balancing …

Cancer

Wacky Vacation Home Was Inspired By Tom And Jerry

Cat and mouse frenemies Tom and Jerry, of Looney Tunes fame, have inspired plenty of animators and comedians, but this is probably the first time they’ve inspired a Thai vacation home.<p>Architects from Thai design firm Onion imagined a home that Jerry, the ever-tormented mouse, might’ve liked to live …

’80s Electronics Turn Old Keyboards Into New Mosaics

Artist Kay Knight tries to get closer to the technology of his youth by recreating them.<p>In Marvel’s recently released film <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, galactic space rogue Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) spends most of the movie carrying around an old 1980s Sony Walkman loaded up with a mixtape labeled …

Out of the Dark: restoring furniture and direction to troubled teenagers - video

Based in High Wycombe, once the centre of British furniture-making, Out of the Dark restore and upcycle discarded furniture for leading designers and design fairs. The workforce is made up of troubled teenagers from the local community, who find direction and self-discipline, learn a trade and …

Freelance Illustrator Matthew Woodson

Matthew Woodson, a fulltime freelance illustrator from Chicago.<p>Matthew Woodson was born in the early 1980s. After his graduation at the School of The …

The Manual Coffeemaker Brings Ritual and Lovely Aesthetics Back Into Coffee Making - The Fox Is Black

The world of coffee makers seems to be a ripe field for new development. After decades of Mr. Coffee and the rising tide of K-Cups we’re starting to …

A Four-Story Home In Tokyo That Feels Like A Vertical Garden - The Fox Is Black

If there’s anything any home needs it’s an abundance of plant life. Studies show that plants help fight colds, clean the air, lower your blood …

2014 Core77 Design Awards Winner Spotlight: Polygons, a Measuring Tool for the All-in-One Enthusiast in All of Us

Polygons all started with what was supposed to be a classroom lesson in what not to do. National Institute of Design student Rahul Agarwal …

Quart lamp by Rich Brilliant Willing combines marble, aluminium and wood

Two cylinders are joined by a wooden pole to form this lamp by New York studio Rich Brilliant Willing.<p>Lamps in Rich Brilliant Willing's Quart range …

Architizer

Wacom Website Redesign

The successful redesign of the Wacom website.<p>In early 2013, New York City based creative director Tobias van Schneider collaborated with the …

The Vesper Is A Vibrator You Wear Around Your Neck

Eyeglasses. Pens. It’s a time-honored tradition to hang things you’re likely to lose around your neck. And while that list doesn’t generally include sex toys, there’s no reason it <i>can’t</i>: Meet the Vesper, a beautiful plated vibrator that you can wear like a necklace.<p>Currently available as a $50 …