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Aesop Kawaramachi Shop by Torafu Architects

Aesop Kawaramachi Shop is a minimalist interior created by Tokyo-based firm Torafu Architects. The Aesop brand is originally from Australia with this …

design.edu - Core77

Featured Schools:<p>design.edu<p>By - Feb 05<p>Sponsored Post: If You're a Product Designer Who Wants to Have Social Impact, You Belong Here<p>An MFA in Social …

Overdosed - Cosmosys Exhibition XIII

The Cosmosys Art Collective is really proud to release Cosmosys XIII – Overdosed. We now show you our full and overwhelming newest artpack, …

Art

Six Things Every Designer Should Know About Copyright

<b>1. The Law Protects Your Work, Not Your Idea</b><p>Copyright law, which is the body of law that protects original and creative works from misappropriation, …

Intellectual Property

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>…

Prefab Homes

Articles about 10 exterior stairs on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.<p>Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from …

Architecture

Plumen 002

For generations, the lightbulb remained a stagnant design—until 2010 that is, when the Plumen 001 was first introduced as the world's first low-energy, designer bulb. Now today, Plumen again changes the game with the introduction of the new Plumen 002; a slighter, dimmer compact fluorescent bulb …

Design

Meditative Moments of Solitude Expressed in Black and White

Self-taught photographer Miro Simko captures strikingly secluded moments in his series entitled <i>Solitariness</i>. Each photo features a single car, truck, or person moving along an empty highway or a deserted back road. The strong contrast between one long strand of road and a single subject creates a …

Photography

Articles about thank hue 7 color saturated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special …

Fabrication

Hotter, Cooler, Better.

If you like your coffee hot and your water cold, then the Copo thermos was designed for you. It keeps drinks at your preferred temperature when …

New Newton

Newton is a new type of astronomical telescope that is made with very simple low technology. It is crafted and designed using the principles of …

Parisian Cityscape Carved in Ice for One of a Kind Hotel Room

Luc Voisin and Mathieu Brison of Paris-based Les Ateliers de Germaine designed this one of a kind room for Icehotel to represent “a postcard from France.” Specifically, the room is based on the Montmartre neighborhood, one of Paris' most famous and recognizable areas.<p>At the head of the bed, the two …

France

Beautiful Photos of Frozen Lighthouses on Lake Michigan

With the winter chill in high gear, photographer Thomas Zakowski has captured some beautiful images of frozen lighthouses to reflect just how cold temperatures can get. The photographer's spectacular shots reveal a lesser seen vision of lighthouses on Lake Michigan, each having been hit with waves …

Weather

CEFAE – Branding by Walter Mattos

CEFAE – Brand Design.<p>Walter Mattos was asked to redesign the brand identity for CEFAE, a nursing course for professionals in Rio de Janeiro. The new …

PLUMEN Brings Magic To The Light Bulb With PLUMEN 002

I imagine you’ve seen PLUMEN’s first foray into the bulb business when they launched the PLUMEN 001, the first designer low energy bulb, several …

The Most Futuristic Products at CES 2014

<b>A Metallic Tree of Samsung's New Curved UHD TVs</b><p>Technology is one of the biggest drivers of advancement for the human race and CES is the place to see all the latest and greatest in consumer electronics. For just a few days, exhibitors, industry analysts, investors, and media all converge in one …

CES

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …

Sculpture

CES' Best Gems May Take Years to Materialize

Curved televisions and 3D printers aside, a majority of the new super-tech products being unveiled at Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show this week won’t hit store shelves this year.<p>The show is a great way to spark a conversation about the future of electronics, but the reality is it may take …

Something else for Europe to worry about: the disastrous consequences of a huge bee deficit

The great bee die-off in the US and Europe has been known about for a while. A shortage of honeybees, it’s feared, threatens various crops that depend on them as pollinators. But now some research has put numbers on just how bad the bee deficit is in Europe. And the numbers are alarming, to say the …

Ecology

Power play: Utilities want solar users to pay up

The explosive growth of solar power -- a new rooftop system was installed every four minutes in 2013 -- has utility companies pushing in several states to scale back what they call unfair rate advantages that solar users have long received.<p>The debate centers on net metering, which requires utility …

Solar Power

Someone Already Bought A $2,700 13-Piece Patio Set On Overstock.com Using Bitcoin

Overstock.com unexpectedly announced today they had begun accepting Bitcoin.<p>CEO Patrick Byrne had told us and others the launch wouldn't come for another few months.<p>Byrne now tells us that last week, they decided to reach out to Coinbase.com, one of the largest Bitcoin payment processors. They said …

Bitcoin

U.S. Mac Sales Grow 28.5% in Holiday Quarter, PC Market Suffers Worst Decline Ever [Updated]

Apple saw its U.S. PC marketshare rise from 9.9 percent to 13.7 percent in the holiday quarter year-over-year, according to data just released from Gartner. The 28.5 percent rise shows a substantial increase in Mac sales, largely at the expense of HP and Toshiba.<p>Dell and Lenovo are the only other …

Wall Street Wavers as Traders Brace for Jobs Report

<b>FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here</b><p>Wall Street capped the day little changed Thursday as traders anxiously awaited the December jobs report that could be marred by several unusual factors.<p><b>Today's Markets</b><p>According to preliminary calculations, Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 16.8 points, or 0.1%, …

Spotify brings free shuffle streaming to iOS apps

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Spotify released an update to its iOS(s aapl) apps on Wednesday, bringing free shuffle music streaming to mobile users without …

AirDroids Wants To Democratize The Skies With Its Pint-Sized Pocket Drone

The buzz around drones is undeniable these days — as it turns out, even Martha Stewart uses one to survey her farm — but there still hasn’t been a runaway drone hit that has captured that imaginations of the masses. That’s exactly what a hardware startup called AirDroids is trying to accomplish …

Archos' Smartwatches don't want to be smartphones-lite

Archos is coming at the burgeoning smartwatch space in a different way. Rather than hedge its bets on a single device offering, it's planning to release a trio of smartwatches for every end of the consumer spectrum. The water-resistant smartwatches in question don't have specific branding attached …

Android’s Rise To Platform Dominance In One Graph

With Android landing on all-in-one computers and Windows extending its reach deeper into the mobile world, the platform world is tightening into three key teams: iOS and OS X, Windows, and Android.<p>Chrome OS, BlackBerry, and the other minor players have derivative unit volume, and can therefore be …

Pokki launches its Windows app store on Android

Not content to compete for storefront space on Windows, Pokki is taking its alternative app store to Android.<p>If you've hated the Android app store, or just wanted more Android app options, Pokki has an app for that -- and you.<p>The alternative Windows app store has launched on Android and two-in-one …

Apps

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic