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Aalto University students design chairs from bright blue plywood

<b>Stockholm 2015:</b> furniture design students from Helsinki's Aalto University have used blue-coloured plywood and black tubular steel to form sculptural …

Articles about cabin fever on Dwell.com - Dwell

A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind Ocooch Mountains...<p>In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property...<p>A small …

Articles about 8 eco friendly homes los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a …

Beautiful Moon Phases Calendar

If you've ever wanted to keep track of full moons and new moons, there's now this art print that can help. Designer Christy Nyboer of Little Lark has created this simple yet beautiful calendar that you can hang on your wall. Coming in several different styles, like platinum on white, gold on white, …

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

Art

8 Ergonomic Solutions for Your House

Healthful living at home.<p>We asked ergonomics expert Vivienne Fleischer about using design to promote healthful living at home — and then we rounded up solutions.

The 3 Most Important Camera Settings

This article aims to help beginners understand the correlation of three important factors of digital photography. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO …

Articles about idyllic vacation home greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Vacation Homes

Intricate Latticework Sculpture Formed from 140-Year-Old Tree

Artist John Grade, along with the help of hundreds of volunteers, created a sculpture casted from a 140-year-old Western Hemlock tree growing in North Bend, Washington. The massive piece is titled <i>Middle Fork</i>, and it features an intricate latticework that's comprised of hundreds of thousands of …

BIG's curvaceous Calgary skyscraper breaks ground next to Foster's Bow tower

<b>News:</b> construction is now underway on the 66-storey Telus Sky Tower designed by Bjarke Ingel's firm for Calgary, Canada (+ slideshow).<p>The …

Architizer

Linear Designs of Minimalist Tattoos Gracefully Flow Across Bodies

Using intricate, crisscrossing lines and a minimalist aesthetic, Chaim Machlev creates beautifully-unconventional body art. The Berlin-based tattoo artist etches flowing abstract designs on skin that often spans the length of an arm, leg, or back. Sometimes, the compositions will continue from one …

New Atlanta Stadium’s Roof Opens and Closes Like an 8-Blade Camera Lens Aperture

Here’s something super random that caught our attention: the new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons football team features an innovative roof design …

“The birth of an idea” solicits vignettes where scientists describe a special moment in their professional lives, or the genesis of an idea which they still cherish. Contributors include Stephen Hawking, colleagues from the Large Hadron Collider, and many from other areas of science. I was asked to …

Physics

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …

Laptops

You Had to Be There

Although 2014 saw the opening of a new generation of camera-ready museums—the Perez, the Aspen Art Museum, and the renovated Cooper Hewitt—the most geotagged institutions of the year on Instagram were of an older school, i.e. the ageless Musée du Louvre and New York’s iconic Museum of Modern Art. …

A Penthouse Apartment Where Manhattan Meets Montmartre

Rooftop living in NYC.<p>Inspired by the idea of Parisian garret, Leslie Klotz fashions an artful home for herself on a rooftop in New York. Read the interview with Klotz here.

Interior Design

Gorgeous Angular Home in Zurich That Is Built like a Modern Sculpture

Tasked with the challenge of building a home on a steep, cramped lot in Zurich, Switzerland, L3P Architekten designed an innovative residence that rises in a sculpture-like mass of steel, concrete, and glass from the ground. Known as the <i>Rebberg Dielsdorf House</i>, the dwelling is the result of …

The New Kitchen: 5 Top Trends

The look of the kitchen is changing -- already granite countertops and dark wood cabinets are starting to look a little late 90s. If you're thinking …

This New Moleskine Is Like An iPad Made Of Paper

Like to be creative on paper but hate the thought losing your best ideas? Moleskine may have a solution.<p>Ask companies like Adobe and Fiftythree, and they’ll tell you that tablets are the future of drawing. Give in, and get used to the concept of touching a stylus to your screen. Because as hardware …

At Last, Scientists Unravel Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Rocks

The first witnesses to an enduring natural mystery are an engineer, a biologist and a planetary scientist who met thanks to a remote weather station.<p>This odd group has captured the first video footage of Death Valley's sailing stones creeping across Racetrack Playa. For a century, these eerie rocks …

Death Valley

Saint Roch-de-l’Achigan City Hall / Affleck de la Riva architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The …

11 Design Problems SOLVED! in 2 Sentences Or Less

From how to make a small space look bigger to choosing a lampshade, we've got you covered (quickly!)<p>We won't lie and say that the decorating conundrums that have been haunting you are <i>easy</i> to solve. But we can share the most boiled-down, easy-to-pass-on advice from our own Ask-A-Designer expert Scot …

Home Decorating

Fabrica reinterprets everyday objects for Extra-Ordinary Gallery at Ace Hotel Shoreditch

<b>London Design Festival 2014:</b> Italian studio Fabrica will exhibit a range of reinterpreted mundane items at Ace Hotel Shoreditch during next month's …

BEFORE & AFTER: This Office Makeover Will Make You Want To Rip Up Your Carpet

An office goes from stodgy to glamorous. PLUS get the look with our "How To" guide.<p>For an International Oil Executive living in the posh neighborhood of Memorial in Houston, TX, this dull, unorganized office space was less than desirable. Designer Nina Magon transformed this dark office into a …

Interior Design

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens

Warning: This New App Is Seriously Addictive

Morpholio Board is democratizing the design process by giving enthusiasts access to the same mobile resources and tools that professionals use.<p><i>Morpholio Apps</i><p>Mood boards have long been an essential part of the creative process for interior designers, and in recent years online tools like Pinterest …

Apps

Trendy Decor From Arro Home: Bedding, Rugs, Textiles And More

Are you having a colorful day? Well it’s about to get more vibrant! Today we shine the spotlight on the <b>modern design</b> of Arro Home, an online shop …

HOUSE TOUR: One Of The Last Undisturbed Lofts In New York City

Decorator Richard Mishaan transforms a classic artist's loft in SoHo into a stylish family home, without losing any of its bohemian spirit<p>Decorator Richard Mishaan transforms a classic artist's loft in SoHo into a stylish family home, without losing any of its bohemian spirit