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Avian-inspired Architecture

At the entrance of the landmark city of Mashhad, Iran, this “living architecture” is inspired by the birds inhabiting the city’s Imam Reza shrine, …

Articles about 6 super sleek staircases on Dwell.com - Dwell

If your M.O. is making your kitchen more compact and streamlined, then look no further than these clean-lined options.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are …

Logging

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

Coffee

Clasp and Cook

In light of everything being portable, it’s only fair that cooking stoves go that way too. The Clasp Range is a portable stove that is lightweight, …

A Second Chance

As the name suggests, “A Second Chance” is the latest upcycle project for the VitrA brand that breathes new life into factory waste components. …

What if we could mount a bike on the wall?

Need your city to have more space? Then how about a bicycle rack that fits on a wall and makes space for pedestrians. The Wall-Hanger Bike Rack is …

Melting Lightbulbs Heat Up Your Living Room

Light bulbs are perhaps the most boring design object in your house. While the technology may have changed, the average bulb doesn’t look all that different from what Thomas Edison was selling in the 1800s–which we hide in fancy lamps. With her “Light In The Dark” line, Amsterdam-based designer …

Matilda Beckman makes furniture out of "really gross" dust

<b>Stockholm 2015:</b> Beckman's College of Design student Matilda Beckman has used dust from the floors of vintage clothes shops to form a collection of …

Japanese Soldiers Forced to Build Enormous Darth Vader Out of Snow

Okay, sorry for the sensationalist headline. While it's true that members of the Japanese military are conscripted into building gigantic snow …

Darth Vader

New Beautifully Scripted 3D Calligraphy Illusions by Tolga Girgin

Turkey-based electrical engineer and graphic designer Tolga Girgin puts a unique twist on the art of calligraphy with his beautifully scripted letters that appear three-dimensional. Many of his creations may look like they were crafted from strips of paper that were cut and folded to pop off the …

Typography

A Chair Inspired by Knotting Techniques Used on Ships

Rik ten Velden took a trip to the Harbour Museum in Rotterdam, which led to the inspiration for the Femme Chair. Taking interest in all the ways they …

Lines – Urban Architectural Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Urban architectural photography from the series ‘Lines’ by German photographer Sebastian Weiss.<p>Sebastian Weiss is a Hamburg, Germany based …

Architectural Photography

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Home Tours

Silje Nesdal launches furniture collection for compact living

<b>Stockholm 2015:</b> Norwegian designer Silje Nesdal presented a sofa bed, a shelving system and a set of bookends – all for small spaces – in the …

20 Lessons Of Innovation For 2015

What building this year’s Most Innovative Companies list taught us about the current state of play.<p>What have you done for me lately?<p>That is the demanding filter we use to assess candidates for our annual Most Innovative Companies list. It is a brutal, unyielding framework—directly in keeping with …

LIGHT PHOTON Table Lamp

The <i>Light Photon</i> table lamp features OLED technology, which is one of the most environmentally friendly light sources. OLEDs are made of a complex …

Furniture

Symbol Stereo Console Is Part Furniture, Part Audio Component

Everyone loves a comeback story, and vinyl long play (LP) records have definitely returned with a vengeance (look at this year-to-year sales chart …

Audiophile

Artist Dad Delightfully Colorizes His Kids' Whimsical Drawings

Tattoo artist and environmentalist Fred Giovannitti is the father to three kids who enjoy drawing. And, like a lot of kids, they give their artwork to their dad. But instead of hanging their pencil sketches on the fridge, Giovannitti adds to their masterpieces while he travels for work. He uses …

Kids

Articles about heima-brings-rainbow-bright-design-philippines on Dwell.com - Dwell

Heima is a Philippines-based design brand founded by Bong Rojales and Rossy Anne Yabut-Rojales.<p>An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury...<p>This September, TEDxNewYork took place at Manhattan's SVA Theatre, where …

Kitchens

René Barba creates lollipop-shaped lamp from paper-like fabric for Ligne Roset

<b>Maison&Objet 2015:</b> light from this table lamp by Cuban designer René Barba is diffused by a lollipop-shaped envelope made from a non-woven …

Handmade Resin Bangles Embedded with Flowers and Bark | Colossal

<p>Hand-made in Coos Bay, Oregon, these resin bangles are infused with plants, leaves, flowers, shells, and strips of bark. Much of what you see here …

Tomorrow’s Skyscrapers And iPhones Could Be Made Of Super Steel!

A new alloy discovered by Korean researchers makes steel as strong as aluminum at almost the exact same cost.<p>When you look at the gadgets that surround you, chances are, they’re made of aluminum. There’s a reason for that. Steel might be great for everything from skyscrapers to cookware because of …

A Valet Stand Inspired by Italian Architecture

Looking at traditional architectural landscapes, Andrea Brugnera designed Tusciao, a valet stand for Formabilio. While practical, the stand is also …

This Chapel Might Be The World’s Most Romantic Wedding Destination

The Ribbon Chapel is located in the garden of the Bella Vista Sakaigaham resort in Onomichi, Hiroshima, which overlooks the sea of Japan. Its two intertwined staircases, twisting around one another to a panoramic view of the Sea of Japan, speak for themselves as its main features. Although they …

Transforming A 140-Year-Old Tree Into A Beautiful Wooden Lattice

Creating a massive plaster cast of a 140-year-old hemlock tree is an understandably tedious process, requiring pulleys, buckets, and a comfort with heights, but Seattle artist John Grade says it was also a fulfilling one.<p>What it allowed for was an opportunity to become so intimately engaged with …

London Children's Hospital Transformed by Fun Artwork

A recent renovation of London Children's Hospital combines multiple art styles and mediums to create a whimsical patchwork of kid-friendly designs. Young patients feel at home among the vibrant colors and exaggerated patterns that now decorate each ward, lobby and elevator. The three-year-old …

Art

Seth Clark, an American Artist and Designer

Selected collages by American Artist Seth Clark.<p><b>Seth Clark</b> grew up in a small town of Massachusetts named Seekonk. He earned a BFA in Graphic Design …

Wave Cabinet – Deformable Furniture by Sebastian Errazuriz

The Wave Cabinet, a deformable furniture concept made of natural wood by Sebastian Errazuriz.<p>Sebastian Errazuriz, a New York based artist and …

Furniture

These Stacking Bins Make Separating Papers and Plastics a Cinch

Separating the recyclable trash from the rest of your garbage is made slightly easier, and more pleasing to the eye, with these stackable Qualy bins …