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Forgotten Countryside Homes

What leads a family’s decision as they decide to stand up, open their door and walk out, leaving everything behind? Forgotten homes sit scattered …

Hungarian Paper Money Design

Hungarian designer Bernát Barbara came up with these banknote series for her MA degree project. Hungarian euro banknote series. The common side of …

Graphic Design

A Clever Way To Hide An Ugly Elevator Shaft

What do you do with a boring, blank facade? Throw a map on it. New York-based consultancy ESI Design transformed the face of a downtown Chicago office building with an LED map of the building’s location at 300 South Wacker Drive, giving a monolithic midcentury skyscraper a 21st-century update. The …

10 Modern Prefabs We’d Love to Call Home

m2 is a custom prefab designed by Balance Associates Architects, which is made up of 2 Medium modules from their S-M-L series. The cabin-like retreat …

Better Ways to Scribe

When you're installing a surface that needs to sit flush against a wall, and that wall is not straight, you need some way to trace the wall's …

Iskos-Berlin updates the plastic shell chair with recyclable equivalent

<b>Maison&Objet 2015:</b> Copenhagen designers Aleksej Iskos and Boris Berlin have created an injection-moulded wood-fibre composite chair that is 100 per …

The red pill: 15 films guaranteed to blow your mind

MY ENGLISH TEACHER once told me that good short stories were the ones that spoke to universal truths.<p>These were the stories that go beyond mere …

Try this exercise to rid your writing of cliches

THE TRAVEL WRITING LEXICON is filled with cliches and vague descriptions. You know what I mean. Pick up the next guidebook you see and count how many …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was …

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Enchantingly Ethereal Underwater Portraits by Gabriele Viertel

German-born, Netherlands-based photographer Gabriele Viertel captures striking portraits of ethereal women drifting gracefully underwater. The self-taught photographer, who has immersed herself in her craft since 2011, has been featured in numerous publications like <i>Vogue Italia</i> for her gorgeous …