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Bahá’í temple in Chile by Hariri Pontarini features torqued wings made of steel and glass

Sufi whirling dancers and Japanese bamboo baskets were among the references for this sculptural temple in Chile by Hariri Pontarini Architects.<p>The …

Architecture

‘Moroccan-inspired’ home with wild fireplace wants $2.5M

The Los Feliz estate belongs to French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet<p>This “Moroccan-inspired” Los Feliz residence certainly isn’t short on personality. Called Casa Pavoreal (Peacock House) in its listing description, the colorful style easily seen from the street carries into the main house, with …

True spirit: Mihaly Slocombe Architects renovates a 1970 Australian classic

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Iamb&b wants to take the hassle out of renting your place on Airbnb

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on May 26-27.</i><p>If you rent out your place on Airbnb – or any other online house rental service – you’ll know …

43.7M players later, less than 1% scored 30 points or more on Facebook Messenger Basketball

As March Madness 2016 nears its end with the women’s championship game tonight (go ‘Cuse), Facebook has exclusively shared with us some statistics about its basketball game hidden inside Messenger.<p>Launched on March 17, Messenger Madness reached nearly 700 million sessions – 693M, specifically – …

Great Britain

Fubiz Media

Le studio de design ATAH a conçu un somptueux bâtiment à...<p>Le studio de design ATAH a conçu un somptueux bâtiment à spirale pour le China...<p>Il y a 17 …

Japon

Android apps are about to look more like iOS apps

Android apps are going to start looking a bit more like iOS apps in the near future. Google updated its Android design guidelines yesterday telling developers that, in some cases, they should place a bar across the bottom of their app that can be used to navigate between different sections. If that …

Apps

Creative Dad Uses Pop Culture-Themed Mugs to Turn His Kids into Superheroes

For the past few years, creative dad Lance Curran has been using his impressive collection of pop culture-themed mugs to turn his kids into superheroes and other characters over Sunday morning breakfast. Curran, co-founder of Arcade Brewery and self-described “Warehouse Director & Comic Book Czar” …

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Daily Inspiration #2126

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Astronomers make a real five-star find

Five stars are inextricably linked in a star system unlike any that has been seen before.<p>Located just 250 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Ursa Major, the system 1SWASP J093010.78+533859.5 was the subject of a 2013 study led by Marcus Lohr of the Open University in the UK. At the …

Articles about 15 modern homes cedar facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.<p>For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.<p>First impressions are …

Articles about 6 creative ways bring light home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Maintaining a light-filled interior can be difficult, especially if you’re moving into a compact apartment within a dense...<p>Hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) is a Danish cultural concept which has recently taken …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Articles about custom led lit slide twists through family friendly vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.<p>Today, many modern families have come to realize how beneficial technology can be when it comes to staying connected with one...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make …

Vacation Homes

IBM Engineer Quits His Job to Travel the World as an Instagram-Famous Photographer

If you had the chance to quit your job and pursue your passion, would you do it? Engineer-turned-photographer Eelco Roos seized the opportunity to follow his dream, and hasn't looked back since. The Dutch creative used to work as an IT specialist at IBM Amsterdam for 10 years, but increasing …

Man Spends Four Years Growing a Serene Church Made of Trees

While traveling the world, Barry Cox fell in love with architecture, particularly the design and construction of churches. This fascination inspired him to design a cathedral of his own, except he decided to compose the house of worship entirely out of lush trees. To make this dream a reality, Cox …

Nine Multi-Sensory Ways To Delight And Keep Customers

If you manage a people serving place or event, make them more intrigued and involved so they stay longer, spend more, tell others and return.<p>How? By storyboarding their scene-by-scene experience on site. In so doing, you can multiply the number of positive, multi-sensory moments they can experience …

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Articles about architect lost his sight and kept working thanks breakthrough technologies blind on Dwell.com - Dwell

As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.<p>Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.<p>Mesmerizing, hypnotic, and captivating.<p>An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when …

8 Creative Swaps for the Traditional Coffee Table

Entry Tower and Sweeping Views Over San Francisco Bay Defining The Belvedere Residence

Overlooking San Francisco Bay, the <b>Belvedere Residence</b> designed by <b>Polsky Perlstein Architects</b> aims at capturing light and surrounding vistas: “The …

San Francisco Bay

Apple interns can make almost $80,000 a year, report says

When you're Apple, it pays to be the largest company in the world (at least by market cap), so much so, even interns reap the benefits.<p>Apple interns …

New Fiercely Powerful Metal Animal Sculptures by Seluk Yilmaz

Istanbul-based sculptor Seluk Yilmaz uses thin strands of hammered and welded metal to render animal heads in fearsome, three-dimensional forms. Like his majestic lion sculpture made from 4,000 metal scraps, his recent renderings of tiger, fox, and lynx busts exude a powerful grace that's apparent …

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128 Colorful Nice Things Icons For Free

<i>Hit the ground running with three different PNG sizes!</i><p><i>A preview of all of the icons in this set. (View larger preview)</i><p>Download The Icon Set For …

The King Arthur | Round Swing Table

Design studio Duffy London have introduced a new table inspired by their previous and popular creation the "Swing Table". The King Arthur, Round …

7 Reasons To Bring Back Printed Photos

It's convenient to stash your photographic treasures in the palm of your hand, but these projects make a strong case for printing them.<p>While it's convenient to stash your photographic treasures in your phone, creative printed photo projects make a strong case why you should be printing them instead.

Articles about vein how use marble kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...<p>White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s …

Articles about 7 bold bathroom design statements on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it has to lack style or functionality.<p>The color red symbolizes many things, including strength, radiance, confidence, and of course, love.<p>At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two of …