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Japanese Illustrator Creates Beautiful Handbook of the Birds You’ll Find in Tokyo

Commissioned by Tokyo Midtown—an art and design-focused urban district in the heart of Japan’s capital city—illustrator Ryo Takemasa created an illustrated “handbook” of Tokyo’s most common Japanese birds. Made in collaboration with graphic design studio Tawarasha, the pamphlet features 25 …

How a Single Sculpture Inspired Some of Rodin’s Most Famous Works

Fascinated by the human body, prolific sculptor Auguste Rodin is renowned for his figurative sculptures. While the artist dabbled in everything from historic busts to anatomical studies, he is most well-known for his larger-than-life depictions of full-length figures, including <i>The Thinker</i>, <i>The Kiss</i>, …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Online

This shapeshifting furniture puts a new spin on interior design

Ian Stell, a New-York based designer, is creating incredible pieces of functional furniture that are able to transform their shapes. Although most of …

Furniture

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

Houseplants

This soul-crushing video of a starving polar bear on dry land shows how global warming is destroying wildlife

A video of a starving wild polar bear roaming around dry land looking for food has gone viral.<p>In the heartbreaking footage, taken in Canada's northerly Baffin Islands, the bony male polar bear slowly ambles along dry land.<p>Head down, he rummages in a nearby rubbish bin looking for food. When he …

Global Warming
North Africa

This Underwater Restaurant Looks Like It’s Right Out of Science Fiction. Take a Look Inside

A Norwegian architecture firm has unveiled plans to build Europe’s first underwater restaurant — a three-level structure with a panoramic window that …

North Sea

Alone Together: Photos That Show the Loneliness of Cities During Blue Hour

<i>Alone Together</i> is a photo project by Aristotle Roufanis that looks at the “loneliness of cities during the blue hour.”<p>Roufanis is based in London, …

Mexico City

Hoe Nederland de wereld voedt

Geen enkel ander land exporteert meer aardappelen en uien dan Nederland. De export van groenten in het algemeen is het op een na grootste ter wereld. …

Door deze zeldzame aandoening ga je van iedereen houden

<b>Het syndroom van Williams is het gevolg van het ontbreken van een paar genen. Kunt u iets meer vertellen over de neurologische experimenten die op</b> …

Onder de ijskappen van Groenland floreert een heel ecosysteem

Alles is rustig en stil aan de oppervlakte van de ijskappen die het Groenlandse plaatsje Tasiilaq omringen. Er is geen zichtbaar teken van leven, wat …

Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

These Churches Were Converted Into Surprisingly Stylish Modern Homes

If there’s one thing real estate geeks love, it’s old buildings repurposed into stylish – and sometimes unexpected – modern spaces.<p>Here on D’Marge, …

Skateboarding

Watch Japanese Woodworking Masters Create Elegant & Elaborate Geometric Patterns with Wood

A friend recently told me he'd had his hair cut with a pair of $10,000 scissors, reputedly the highest-quality in the world. He hardly needed to add …

Elaborately-detailed sculptures made from stacked sheets of laser-cut paper

Strictly Paper blogs the work of Eric Standley, who uses lasers on hundreds of sheets of paper to create incredibly-detailed works of art. [via]<p>These …

Here Is One of the Last Makers of Japan’s Traditional Amezaiku Candy Art

Japan’s traditional candy art lives on in the craftsmanship of 27-year-old Shinri Tezuka.<p><i>All screencaps by the author, via</i><p>Sugar is not a traditionally simple medium to manipulate into highly-detailed design—but in Japan, generations of artists create complex and exquisite lollipops derived from the …

Japan

An Illustrated Celebration of the Many Things Home Can Mean

A sweet reminder that despite our different walks of life, we have in common a shared longing to belong.<p><i>“Home,”</i> Maya Angelou wrote in her magnificent meditation on belonging and (not) growing up, <i>“is that youthful region where a child is the only real living inhabitant.”</i> Indeed, it seems that only …

Literature

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

Self-improvement

12 floors to sweep you off your feet!

Of all of the components within an apartment or house, it is the floor that really boasts the title of domestic workhorse. Carrying the (literal) …

Want Smart Kids? Make Sure They Learn to Do This | Inc.com

If you have kids in school, how much time do they spend learning cursive handwriting? Probably not much, especially if they're beyond first grade. The Common Core standards dominating education these days only call for teaching legible handwriting, and only in kindergarten and first grade. After …

University of Washington

Artist creates minimalistic tattoos using one continuous line

A Berlin-based tattoo artist, Mo Ganji specializes in single line tattoos. That means one continuous line completing a masterpiece that has been …

Off-Grid & Self-Sufficient: ReGen Villages with Vertical Farms

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Presented at the 2016 Venice Architecture Bienalle, these new communities are designed to be …

Urbanism

Modern Sculptural Fish Tanks

Misawa Design Institute, a Japanese studio, imagined a collection of amazing fish tanks, modern, architectural and sculptural at once. Entitled</i> …

Art

10 great uses of illustration in branding campaigns

It's not often you see illustration used in brand campaigns these days. But for that very reason, it can be a great way to make your marketing stand …

Charming Menagerie of Animals Designed as Low Poly Wood-Textured Toys

These multi-faceted toy animals were born out of freelance illustrator and 3D artist Mat Szulik’s desire to explore the boundaries of low poly design. Though they appear to be carved from wood, they are actually digital concepts created by the Polish artist in his spare time. Titled <i>PolyWood v1.0,</i> …

Art