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Holiday Wishlist: Jaime

Hey guys. I was super excited to put together this list because running a design blog makes it really hard not to have the world’s longest wishlist. …

Miami Art Week 2013: Color Chaos

There are over 16 million noted colors and artists have long sought to capture several—if not most—of them. Even Pantone's GEO system is composed of 2,058 new solid colors. Options are limitless, combinations even more so. Across last week's art adventures in Miami, we crossed expressive uses of …

What is Installation Art?

<i>Heartbeat</i> by Charles Pétillon<p>Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to …

Articles about 8 ideas designing breakfast on Dwell.com - Dwell

We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>What do Barack Obama, Scarlett O'Hara, and Elvis have in common? Plates.<p>Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Fort Collins-based Otterbox could easily have looked …

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A Cozy and Compact Fireplace

Esquilino will warm your dwelling both literally and figuratively! The design is foremost a fireplace, but also features built-in storage and surface …

The Search Is On for the 2014 IDSA International Design Excellence Awards Winners

For 34 years running, the Industrial Designers Society of America sets out to find designers and designs that epitomize quality across design mediums …

A Photographic Tour Of Earth’s Most Bizarre And Beautiful Creatures

From the sea angel to the whirligig beetle to the Priapulid (penis worm), a new book features 540 full-color photographs of creatures humans would otherwise never get to see.<p>Did you know that the most familiar categories of animals, like mammals, birds, and amphibians, account for just 4% of the …

Giros: A Customizable Table with Two Surfaces

Much like an adjustable height stool, the Giros table can be customized by raising and lowering its nested table to reveal a second table surface. …

This Magical App Turns Your Phone Into A 3-D Scanner

Forget Instagram. It’s time for, um, Instagram 3-D!<p>It took about a decade, but most of us have given up on carrying around a traditional camera. Instead, we just use our phone to take pictures. But who would think we might be saying the same thing about 3-D scanning in just the next few years?<p>This …

Articles about 9 designs new orleans on Dwell.com - Dwell

Polly Watts’ recs for the best taprooms and bars for your next trip to NOLA.<p>In keeping with today's impromptu New Orleans theme, Luke Weldon Perry's blog, The Incremental House, is featuring a...<p>I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and …

Stunning Land Art Reflections Complete Circles of Life

With his project collaborator Philippa Jones, photographer and artist Martin Hill travel to remote locations around the world to create environmental sculptures that represent a visual circle of life. What sets his land art apart from the rest, is that many of his works don't completely form until …

Glistening Underwater Oil Paintings by Samantha French

This series of beautiful oil paintings takes us on an underwater exploration of colors, textures, and unique perspectives. Created by artist Samantha French, each scene places the viewer underwater to observe what the world might look like from below the surface.<p>The artist captures the bright …

Miami Art Week 2013: Folded, Rippled and Melted

Whether angled or oozing, wave-like or crumpled, shapes in art and design have always stepped beyond the boundaries of traditional form. During our recent exploration of art in Miami, a few works caught our attention, and also begged to be touched. While we actually couldn't poke at any of the …

Articles about 12 clean and contemporary interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than yours and you’re planning on moving in. If only you could get out of your lease.<p>I've long been intrigued by the overlap of design, art, and architecture, and one of the most interesting practitioners working...<p>Far from pandering to the whine of youth, …

Fantasized: Discarded Fans Become Lighting

Politician and environmentalist Hon. Nida Cabrera set up a challenge for Belgian product designer Sep Verboom to create a new product out of waste …

Terrific Cabins in the Wild Photography

If you have ever been to the wild or countryside you've probably noticed that often times you'll find a little wood cabin. Although there are still …

The Sandwichbike Ships In Pieces

When you buy a bike, you buy it full assembled. But the people behind the Sandwichbike didn’t like the expensive shipping rates of fully assembled …

The Amazing Powers Of Just One Extra Hour Of Sleep

The end of Daylight Saving Time is one of our favorite excuses to sleep for an extra hour -- a decadent, once-a-year, Sunday morning treat.<p>Losing an hour when we "spring forward" in March does a number on the sleep-deprived: Car accidents and heart attacks spike, productivity plummets, and many …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Get Lost on Italy's Sun-Kissed Mediterranean Coast

Quaint villages and enchanting views have drawn people to this stunning coast for centuries.<p>Italy's Amalfi Coast boasts a classic Mediterranean landscape, a sensual blend of both natural and cultural wonders. The breathtaking terrain includes dramatic coastline topography scattered with terraced …

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Sometimes "Shopping Local" Means Buying Rubies, Diamonds and Pearls

If a place I visit happens to be associated with any type of gem or jewel, I always want to buy a few of these as souvenirs. Hey, you said "Shop local," right? Hence this turquoise ring from Santa Fe, these Austrian garnet earrings, these Polish amber beads and these two fingernail-sized Chinese …

Duck-billed dinosaur had strange embellishment

<b>A TEAM OF SCIENTISTS</b> lead by an Australian palaeontologist have discovered something unexpected in a mummified specimen of the duck-billed dinosaur</i> …

Gorgeously Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures

Toronto-based artist Christine Kim cuts and layers paper together into beautifully intricate geometric sculptures. Through cutting, Kim feels as though she “liberates the work from the confines of the original surface.” Her artwork is delicate and complex, and she is constantly finding new ways to …

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out from Indoor Support Beams

<i>Baitogogo</i> is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of white columns. The So Paulo-based artist's piece offers a unique perspective of indoor design while reminding viewers of the materials used …

Hands on with LG’s curved, self-healing G Flex smartphone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>Unlike most new smartphones I’ve seen this year, the LG G Flex genuinely surprised me. And not just because …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …