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Seeing Film Scenes Side-By-Side with the Original Storyboard Drawings Is So Cool

In these wonderful videos by Glass Distortion, you get to see the creative process of filmmaking: you can read what was written in the script, peek …

Darth Vader

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Dear Data: The designers who turned daily habits into art

Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec are the artists who visualised the most minute aspects of their lives. Liam Hess meets them.<p>Have you ever wondered how many times you swear in a week? How many doors you pass through? How often you check the time, and how that corresponds to moments of stress, …

Art

An Industrial Loft in Prague

Loft Hřebenky is an 85 square meter (approx. 915 square feet) flat in a new building in Prague, which Formafatal was tasked with designing. A …

Interior Design

The Difference Between RGB and CMYK, Explained

Anyone who has ever opened Photoshop has been met with the question of using RBG or CMYK at some point. These might seem like arbitrary options at …

Articles about compact japanese inspired house enjoys majestic views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design …

Architecture

Articles about green and affordable structure fits three families one 28 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the …

Architecture

Thom Fougere Studio’s 2015 Collection

See what the Winnipeg, Canada-based Thom Fougere Studio has been up to this year with their collection of furniture and household objects that pay …

Furniture

Feist Forest: Handcrafted Wood Tables Built to Last

Based out of an old tin tabernacle in the UK, Feist Forest is the brainchild of three designers who focus on creating classic, wooden tables for …

Furniture

Personal Data Is Beautiful in this Graphic Designer’s Year-End Reports

One man's year in review in stunning charts and graphs.<p>In 2005, graphic designer Nicholas Felton took 3,754 photos. In 2008, he took the subway 545 times. In 2009, he was 73.9% happy. “My Annual Report series is an attempt to graphically retell a year of my life using graphs, maps, and statistics,” …

Data Visualization

There’s a village in Japan that looks like their version of Venice

Visual Identity for a Philosophical Festival in Barcelona

Spanish studio Carreras, founded by Genís Carreras whose we already have talked about on Fubiz, was commissioned by philosophical festival Barcelona …

Barcelona

Articles about texas couple builds their cast place concrete dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

Architecture

The most controversial logos ever?

After Tokyo was forced to scrap its 2020 Olympics logo, BBC Culture looks at some of the world’s most controversial designs, including a deranged clown face and the mark of the beast.<p>After designer Kenjiro Sano’s logo for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo was scrapped by organisers amid claims of …

Procter & Gamble

Modern Art Simplified

Cartoonist <b>John Atkinson at Wrong Hands</b> (featured previously at Neatorama for his amusing take on topics including the anatomy of television shows, …

Art

As Many as 8 Trillion Microbeads Are Polluting Aquatic Habitats Each Day

Scientists want to ban microbeads, the little pieces of plastic that make your skin soft.<p>Take a long, hard look at your toothpaste and body wash. See those tiny orbs floating inside? Those plastic particles are called microbeads, and they're destroying aquatic habitats one day at a time.<p>A new study …

Pollution

Laughable Anti-Marijuana Propaganda From 1930's

Ah the trusty Devil's Weed, women cry for it, men die for it! Don't you realise that smoking Marijuana will unleash your inner vices, turning you …

Make an Effortlessly Adorable Notebook With Wood and Leather

Notebooks are like DIY supplies; there’s no such thing as too many. Yup, we can see you nodding from here. Whether you’re storing DIY ideas or making checklists, notebooks are a must. Sometimes they’re so cool that they spark creativity by simply existing. This year, go back to school in style with …

Chemicals

Articles about 10 tiny homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Take it from the experts—we asked 10 tiny home owners what they wished they'd known before downsizing.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always …

Mad Men

Articles about open plan concrete home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and …

Architecture

Articles about indonesia green roofed container home stands heat on Dwell.com - Dwell

In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only "web" he knew about was the kind spun by spiders, and social...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>Maslow's Hierarchy of …

Architecture

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In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

Charlie Pellett, The Man Behind the Voice That Warns NYC Subway Riders To ‘Stand Clear of the Closing Doors’

<i>The Voice of The New York Subway System</i>, a short film by Vici Shaweddy, tells the story of Charlie Pellett, the veteran Bloomberg Radio news anchor …

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.<p>You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional …

Data Visualization

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

The Best Kitchen Gear Of 2014

Presenting 16 gifts for the design-minded foodie, from convertible bowl-colanders to Yves Béhar-designed seltzer makers.<p>Kitchens get hectic during the holidays, what with all the figgy puddings and latkes being cooked. And good design can help make a kitchen run more smoothly, whether it’s a …

Kitchens

29 Techy Gadgets and Gifts for Foodies

With 3D printed foods and meals that you just add water to, it’s pretty clear we’ve made it to the future. It’s time to smartify our kitchens and bring them up to date, too. Here are 29 gadgets for the tech-savvy chefs in your life. These kitchen tools are sure to capture any foodie’s heart (and …

Kitchens

Win At This Card Game By Mastering The Color Spectrum

Is there anything as OCD-satisfying as laying out color into the perfect rainbow gradient? We dare say not, which is why we’ve been charmed by Spectrix, a card game that’s all about organizing color.<p>In Spectrix, each card is a color swatch, but otherwise, the mechanics are just like Rummy. You lay …

Swatch

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …