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Modern house in Mumbai is collaged with recycled doors & windows

Many people may have trouble imagining that beautiful buildings can be built from recycled materials. But as we've seen in a number of striking …

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

Art

There is a Potentially Useful Piece of Furniture That Has Yet to Be Designed

Is this Products of Design student project the missing link?<p>I've long maintained that there's a piece of furniture all of us could use, but which has …

Furniture

Amazing Laptop Steel Guitar Made from Skateboard Deck

The amazing design and architecture team of stereotank made a cool and curious contribution to Design Boom via the site’s DIY submissions feature (where anyone can submit content). They took an ordinary wooden skateboard deck and turned it into a unique-sounding laptop steel guitar.<p>Here’s how they …

Artist Folds a New Paper Crane to Describe Each Day of the Year for an "Origami Journal"

Artist Cristian Marianciuc began 2015 by creating a unique personal journal. While his diary does involve paper, it's definitely not your conventional notebook filled with thoughts, memories, and written words. Instead, this uncommon journal incorporates the art of origami. “Late last year, I made …

Origami

Ai Weiwei's first jewellery collection is cut from a rod of gold rebar

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has partnered with a London jewellery gallery to create "wearable sculptures" designed to look like reinforcing bars used in …

Art

Nendo's MINIM+AID kit contains emergency supplies for earthquake victims

Japanese studio Nendo has designed a minimal emergency kit for those affected by earthquakes, containing a whistle, radio, raincoat, lantern, water …

Furniture

Task Furniture: A Well-Designed Painter's Workstation

Casey Child's A Better Taboret is loaded with functional design details<p>A studio taboret is storage furniture for a fine artist, sometimes topped with …

Furniture

A Transparent Twist on Le Corbusier's LC3 Armchair?

Luke Broekmuelen's Windex-ready Number One<p>Here's an interesting-looking chair that's part Apple Store staircase and part Le Corbusier LC3:<p>It's the …

Design
Darth Vader

Coffee + Chill

This is quite the week for coffee lovers! I’m a tea drinker myself, but I can’t say no to a tall glass of iced frappe. THAT’s my indulgence! You …

Coffee

Rémi Bouhaniche creates origami-inspired armchair for Ligne Roset

Emerging French designer Rémi Bouhaniche has unveiled a chair that he created by folding "a trapezoidal shape of foam and fabric like origami" (+ …

Furniture

NASA Graphics Standards Manual, Reissued

The tale of NASA's two logos recently resurfaced, bringing to light a battle won, or lost—depending on who you speak to. During the Nixon administration, US government agencies were pushed to undertake visual makeovers through the "Federal Design Improvement program." This eventually led to NASA's …

Graphic Design

Ultra-Thin Printed Solar Cells Could Turn on Lights for 1.3 Billion People

As the solar energy trend continues to grow, it's becoming less expensive to produce. This is great for developed nations whose citizens want to decrease their carbon footprint, but it's even better for those living in developing countries. Advances in printed solar cell technology are creating …

Solar Panels

A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus

A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.<p>The plaza between two wings of the Millennium Science Complex by Rafael Viñoly Architects looks like a lush oasis, but appearances deceive: it’s actually a carefully orchestrated space designed to limit noise and …

10 of the best museums in Europe… that you’ve probably never heard of

Head to Europe on a city break and a museum trip is likely, but why not take a detour from the big hitters and try one of these excellent alternatives instead?<p>Museum Kampa, Prague<p>A line of yellow penguins and a group of giant, faceless crawling babies marks the site of Museum Kampa, a modern art …

Museums

Urban Fire Escape Shelf

Very clever shelf system designed to look like a fire escape. It can hold books, magazines, desk accessories or plants on all three “floors”. Buy it …

Books

The Eco Pot Adds Greenery And Storage To Your Desktop

Desktop Eco Pot<p>Posted in Living<p>Nothing soothes the soul in the work place quite like adding some nice foliage to the mix. The Eco Pot gives you that …

Articles about 7 bathtubs killer views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina …

San Francisco

Interlochen Stool

The <i>Interlochen Stool</i> consists of two identical plywood pieces that interlock without any fasteners or glue, and they can be stacked away when the …

American History's Biggest Art Theft Hits 25 Years Unsolved

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society<p>The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society<p>…

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Design

Gigantic Man Erupts from the Earth in this Spectacular Outdoor Sculpture

A gigantic man crawls out from the earth in this spectacular outdoor sculpture titled <i>Feltpve</i> (“ripped up” or “popped up”) by Hungarian artist Ervin Lornth Herv. Crafted from polystyrene, the larger-than-life sculpture was temporarily installed in Budapest's Szchenyi Square for the Art Market …

Art

An Illustrated Guide To Every Animal In Rock Music

From Rocky Raccoon to Peace Frog, Dorothy’s Rock ‘n Roll Zoo features illustrations of the animals from all your favorite songs.<p>From Rocky Raccoon and psychedelic walruses to Hounds of Love and Iron Lions of Zion, rock music is full of wild animals. To visualize the creatures of your favorite …

Animals

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

Chinese art colony's free-speech illusion shatters

BEIJING (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, oil painters in eastern Beijing's Songzhuang art district had welcomed foreign reporters into their studios and shown off works tackling such touchy subjects as China's prisons and Communist Party politics. Over lunch, they candidly lamented the state of free …

China