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Minimalist and Modern Cyclo Urban Bicycle Offers Speed and Comfort

The company claims that <b>CYCLO</b> is the ultimate urban bicycle that provides its rider with functionality, performance, and style. It took 18 months to …

Minimalism

Interview: Aaron De La Cruz

by Eva Glettner<p>Prolific artist Aaron De La Cruz was initially inspired to paint because he idolized his older brother. His now-signature style—which bounces from design, graffiti to illustration—is highly stylized and technical, blending influences from Mayan art to modern street stylings. While …

Streetwear

Whimsical Illustrations Of Famous Buildings, From Fallingwater To The Farnsworth House

Informational illustrations educate the design-clueless and double as beautiful art prints and postcards.<p>To get non-designers to give a damn about the difference between Frank Gehry and Frank Lloyd Wright, Michie Cao, an interaction design grad student at New York City’s School of Visual Arts, …

This Barn Looks Like It’s Wearing An Invisibility Cloak

Wrap a barn in Mylar (formerly of space blankets and birthday balloons) and what do you get? A quasi-invisible barn.<p>Invisible Barn is a concept by New York design practice stpmj, created as an entrant into the The Architectural League’s 2014 Folly Competition. An architectural folly is any building …

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

City of Dreams Hotel Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects

Modern hotel designed by Zaha Hadid architects will become an iconic building in Cotai, Macau. <b>City of Dreams Hotel Tower project</b> has been unveiled by …

Fast Company Names Top 10 Most Innovative Practices in Architecture

Fast Company has announced who they believe to be the most innovative practices in architecture for 2014. Topping this list is New York’s SHoP …

Architecture

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Articles about 8 endangered modern structures on Dwell.com - Dwell

These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days …

Fabrication

Barth Maschinenbau's Vacuum-Based Furniture-Building Workstations

Every workbench needs a vise—or at least they did, until the advent of vacuum clamping. After seeing Guido Einemann's homegrown table at …

Medical mural: Bridget Riley goes wall to wall at London hospital – in pictures

Bridget Riley has completed a spectacular new mural at St Mary’s Hospital in London, her first and largest for 27 years. The mural, measuring 56 metres long, and inspired by a visit the British artist made to Egypt, was commissioned by Imperial College Healthcare Charity Art Collection

House Duk by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Duk in Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>This is another stunning architecture project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. House Duk is a spacious home …

Architecture

New Murals from Blu on the Streets of Italy | Colossal

<p>Over the last year artist Blu has dropped a number of killer murals in several Italian cities, most recently in Niscemi (top) where he created a …

Creative future for empty Swansea centre warehouse

<b>A Victorian furniture maker's Swansea warehouse that has lain empty for almost 20 years is to become a centre for creative firms.</b><p>The King's Lane warehouse is part of social landlords Coastal Housing's plans for High Street and the Strand.<p>The work is expected to last until December, with the first …

Housing

Charged: inFORM, a Revolutionary Design Tool

Virtual reality has made huge strides over the past few years, but for pioneers like the scientists at the MIT Media Lab, digital simulations have begun taking actual, material shape. Formally known as the Tangible Bits project (which was presented by the lab all the way back in 1997), MIT’s …

Prototyping

From Google, A Giant Psychedelic Sculpture Visitors Control With Chrome

Google Creative Lab wunderkind Aaron Koblin partners with installation artist Janet Echelman on an interactive floating sculpture.<p>Last month, Vancouver updated its skyline. More ephemeral than a building or billboard, the new kid is a gargantuan pink-and-orange sculpture that resembles a trapeze …

Iconic Australian houses – in pictures

A new approach to domestic design in the 1950s, 60 and 70s heralded a new era of Australian homebuilding. Architects built interesting houses in some special settings, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Alvar Aalto and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, creating homes which have stood the …

Beautiful Houses: the Grands Jardins

Today we will show you the beautiful the Grands Jardins in Canada, a project by Bourgeois Lechasseur Architectes. This place is amazing. The use of …

World-Famous Museums Turned Into Neon Line Drawings

Sometimes, all you need to create some magic is some magic markers. In a new series called <i>Gran Fachada</i> (“Grand Facade” in English), Madrid-based artist Marlon de Azambuja works this marker magic on color photographs of famous museums around the world, from the Whitney to the Pompidou and the Tate …

Articles about exhibition presents design force social change on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>"Reinvention; Writing History in Aluminum" showcases a collaborative exhibition of New York's AM with Neal Feay Studio of Santa...<p>In our October story "A New Beginning," we …

Logging

Spring cleaning: Make your iOS device feel new again

In the spring-cleaning spirit, we show you how a few simple changes can make your iOS device feel brand new again.<p>Spring is finally here! In addition to nice weather, warm nights, and baseball parks filling up, it's also time start checking off items on the honey-do list around the house. In …

Apps