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Smarty Ring Gives You Instant Alerts Right On Your Finger

Do you check your mobile phone every 5 minutes? Some people do that you know, it’s a habit too hard to break. First thing you do in the morning is …

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What’s inside Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch? Here are some key details

Advertisement<p>34 Comments<p>Credit: Moveplayer<p>It was about a week ago when Bloomberg reported that Samsung was getting ready to launch its smart watch …

Why wearable computers will need advances in notification technology to thrive

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>As we quickly move into an era where even our jewelry, vehicles and household appliances are connected to the web, one of the …

Samsung to buy OLED maker Novaled for $347 million

Samsung is spending a few hundred million on a new acquisition to help it meet the growing need for OLED displays.<p>In a deal announced Friday, Samsung Electronics and its affiliate Cheil Industries will together buy Novaled for 260 million euros ($347 million). Chiel, which makes electronic …

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The U.K. Doesn't Want Motorists Using Google Glass, Obviously

‘Having a Face,’ a Photo Series by Lucas Zanotto - The Fox Is Black

The most basic way to anthropomorphize something is to stick googly eyes on it. Finnish director/animator Lucas Zanotto has brought this idea to …

Spectacular Animal Portraits as Electrifying Bursts of Color

<i>Fractals</i> is a digital illustration series by Canadian artist minimoo64 that transforms ordinary portraits of animals into visually spectacular streaks of color. Using Fractalius, a Photoshop plugin, and her additional editing skills, she is able to manipulate each image and render an eye-catching …

Interiors: life on the riverbank - in pictures

Suspended over rushing water, a light-filled home in Wales makes the perfect river hangout

Olek Crochets an Entire Four-Car Locomotive in Lodz, Poland | Colossal

<p>Textile artist Olek has just completed work on what may be her largest piece ever, a four-car locomotive covered in crocheted technicolor camo in …

Prefabricated Passive House by ecoDESIGNfinca

This Mallorcan paradise should be mine (a girl can dream, can’t she?) but since it’s not, I thought I’d share. Stephen Nickel of ecoDESIGNfinca …

Setting Sail: A Giant Orb Made Of NYC’s Snapped Umbrellas

Assembled from discarded umbrellas and plastic bottles, the Harvest Dome 2.0 is a dramatic work of “performance architecture.”<p>This week, SLO Architecture celebrated the crash-free launch of Harvest Dome 2.0, a 24-by-18 foot floating sphere made of umbrella skeletons and plastic bottles. It smoothly …

Surreal Scenes of African Animals Playfully Living Life

<i>Hakuna Matata</i> is a lighthearted series created by Paris-based photographer Thomas Subtil. The surreal images feature African animals playfully living by the motto “Hakuna Matata” or “no worries” and going about life without a care in the world. In the photographs, Subtil transforms typical African …

Creative Animal Illustrations Play with Shapes and Colors

Boston-based street artist and graphic designer Matt W. Moore of MWM Graphics recently released a series of digital animal illustrations in his self-dubbed “Vectorfunk” style. The ongoing <i>Wildlife</i> series features 10 animals, thus far, including a sea turtle, sunfish, sparrow, squirrel, cricket, …

Articles about 4 modern homes germany on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Santiago Suarez is a man who …

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

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Beautiful Macro Photos of Sparkling Dew on Dandelions

Like fine art photographer Sharon Johnstone, Julia Delgado has a fascination for the little droplets of water that land on dandelions. Like little gems, the dew sparkle against the wispy feathers of the flower. While the seeds of the dandelion each have tiny parachutes, that spread far and wide …

Kickstarting: A Handy Bluetooth Keyboard For Your iPhone

MyType is a flexible keyboard for your smartphone or tablet. And it fits in your pocket.<p>MyType, the pocketable, Bluetooth keyboard for smartphones and tablets, has been a long time coming. It could be said that the idea spans decades, back to 1989, when inventor Brunn Roysden first thought up the …

Articles about blogger focus design destinations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today’s global design scene is more expansive and easier to access than ever, thanks to all things Internet—websites, webshops,...<p>Make way, Arne and Eero. Forward-looking furniture company Muuto turns the spotlight on 21st-century Scandinavian design.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

Articles about going underground 3 houses built land on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using...<p>House Industries recently made a mark with their heavy ampersand.<p>An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.<p>Along the ever-expanding …

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Articles about offices view on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seven floors up, in an unassuming office building just shy of Chinatown, Dwell's San Francisco headquarters look out over the...<p>There is so much rolled up in a building—form, function, historical reference, materials, craftsmanship—that developing a...<p>Bakken & Bæck is a digital studio that …

Xavier Veilhan - Sophie. Polystyrene, steel structure, polyester resin, yellow epoxy paint, 495x151x110 cm (2008)

Xavier Veilhan - Sophie. Polystyrene, steel structure, polyester resin, yellow epoxy paint, 495x151x110 cm (2008)<p>Work in situ, Le Germain Restaurant, Paris, 2009, photo by Derek Hudson

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

As Late Registration for the IDSA 2013 International Conference Ends, So Do The Good Prices

Since we've already highlighted the Speaker Line-Up and the Program for the IDSA 2013 International Conference, not to mention the fact that …

Geometric Japanese-inspired Jewelry from Nylon Sky

UK jewelry brand Nylon Sky, currently based between London and Barcelona, began in 2010 with a love of geometric patterns and laser cutting. Evolving …

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skytran: tel aviv builds the levitating public transit of the future it sounds like science fiction but tel aviv is set to become the world's first city with the magnetically levitating skytran system of high-speed personal transit, co-engineered by NASA. see more: http://www.designboom.com/technology/skytran-tel-aviv-builds-the-levitating-public-transit-of-the-future/

Cenote Angelita: An Underwater River Photographed by Anatoly Beloshchin | Colossal

<p>It seems improbable, but these photographs by Anatoly Beloshchin tell the story of a hidden underwater river in in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula called …

An Unconventional Oasis by Clifton Leung Design Workshop

The Red Hill Peninsula apartment could have just been a boring white-walled interior space but thanks to Clifton Leung Design Workshop, the residence …