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Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

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Design

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Sustainable Makokos Floating School in Nigeria is Finally Complete

Some time ago we showed you how architect Kunle Adeyemi (NLÉ) had an ambitious dream to build a sustainable floating community in Makoko, one of …

Design

Timelapse of the Moon rising. Made by Dan... - Exploring Space

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Ferrari 458 Speciale

On the occasion of the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 10, Ferrari will present its Special 458, whose V8 engine over 600 horsepower and the …

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Articles about easy being green 5 incredible sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.<p>Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this …

Living Rooms

Type Nerds, eat your heart out over “The History of Typography” - The Fox Is Black

This is a little overdue but if you haven’t seen Ben Barrett-Forrest’s “The History of Typography” video, you must. I came across this video a few …

Now This Is Live Streaming: An Interactive Map Of Every Stream In The U.S.

Streams, like houses on city blocks, have addresses. They don’t have numbers, but the places they live are meticulously catalogued by the Department of the Interior. Their new interactive map Streamer is like Google Maps for creeks–click on any stream in the U.S. and make your way upstream to track …

Mississippi River

Architect Student Redesigns a School Bus as a Modular Home

In his final semester of architecture school, graduate student Hank Butitta grew tired of completing conceptual projects that only existed on paper and decided to bring an assignment to life. With this drive, Butitta impulsively bought a school bus off of Craigslist for $3,000 with the intention of …

Prefab Homes

The Most Interesting Man Once Threw a Party So Exclusive Even He Wasn’t There

You know who he is. Right now, he’s probably luging Mount Everest or quail hunting in Tunisia. He is the only man alive able to tweet 141 characters. Once, he saw a quadruple rainbow and hiked on, unimpressed. He is…The Most Interesting Man in the World. And last night, he threw a party.<p>You know …

Mount Everest

A Single Dandelion Serves as a Delicate Natural Light Source

As we've seen in the past, the designers at Studio Drift are always working to bring the miracles of nature into their many innovative creations. Often, their lighting systems involve complex structures organized around the very delicate dandelion. The Amsterdam-based studio says, “The projects we …

Information Overload

Articles about art meets design 7 modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The owners of this 1910 farmhouse wanted to create the ideal living space where their extensive furniture collection from the 50s...<p>You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...<p>On a 21-acre plot in New York's Catskills …

Art Basel

Brewcycle Portland

In our worldwide quest to find the next modern adventure, we flew out to an often underrated city in America – Portland, Oregon. Over the last decade, Portland has become known as an eco-friendly city that provides a plethora of indulgences including delicious food and wine, countless coffee shops, …

Craft Brewing

Calendar Illustrations by Tu Bui

1735 km Calendar.<p>The work of designer and illustrator Tu Bui is often related to his homeland Vietnam. This calendar of 2013 includes illustrations …

Elisandra’s Retro Still Lifes

CMYLK goes foodie with these appealingly retro images of cake, veggies, and flowers by self-taught illustrator Elisandra. This Berlin-based artist …

Adorable Animals Set Within Imaginative Adventures

This series cannot get any cuter! Entitled <i>Life is Adventure</i>, the images portray little kittens and puppies playfully placed within elaborate scenes. To create each setting, the creative team first sketched out ideas and then used everyday household items like books, pillows, and a broom, to bring …

Cute

Origami-Style Street Art Brings Color to Nepal

Japan-based American artist Daas is one of 60 artists who came from all over the world to give Nepal an artistic facelift. They were invited to paint 75 site-specific murals on Nepal's walls as part of an art project called Kolor Kathmandu, which began in January and will end on Thursday. Director …

Streetwear

Palette 01: Black & White - New Monochrome Graphics

The book suggestion of this week is about compositions, black and white layouts more precisely. The book title is Palette 01: Black & White - New …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Washington D.C.

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

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, …

Nature Photography