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Articles about thriving micro living model on Dwell.com - Dwell

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.<p>Limited Edition for Holiday...<p>From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>As I reported earlier, the Kimball Art Center in Park City, …

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Interiors: a modern Scottish croft – in pictures

The Scottish highlands were once dotted with self-sufficient smallholdings. But can crofting still work today?

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Geometric Rugs by New Friends for Anthropologie

New York City based New Friends has a knack for designing gorgeous woven textiles and they recently partnered up with Anthropologie to design a …

Safe Ejection

The Maru is a flash disk that has an in-built safety feature that ensures that the drive is safely ejected – always! The LED ring indicates when the …

Everyday Objects Hilariously Redesigned in Ridiculous Ways

At first glance, you might not think twice about a pot with two handles or a chair with a curved seat. But if you actually imagine using any of these products, you may find yourself laughing at the impracticality of it all. Created by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani, <i>The Uncomfortable</i> is an …

Suspended Staircase Floats Above Oslo Apartment

When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as <i>Idunsgate</i>, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a …

Articles about richard meier model museum opens new jersey on Dwell.com - Dwell

Richard Meier puts 400 of his handmade architectural models on public display in a converted industrial space in Jersey City.<p>Notable for his commanding buildings clad in bright white aluminum, architect Richard Meier, who recently celebrated 50 years in...<p>One of the New York Five and American …

Unique Android Phone Sports a Second, E-Ink Display

Party in the front, business in the back.<p>One of the more interesting devices to be revealed at Mobile World Congress was the Yotaphone 2, an Android …

'Pokemon' gets a virtual reality makeover for Oculus Rift

With <i>Pokemon X</i> and <i>Y</i>, Nintendo finally brought the long-running series into the world of 3D — but not like this. Much like the recent <i>Legend of Zelda</i> remake, <i>Pokemon 3D</i> takes a Nintendo classic and reimagines it for the Oculus Rift. The result is a game that looks sort of like a mashup of <i>Minecraft</i> and …

Playful Interior Space Constructed from 3D Grid of Ropes

Anyone who has the chance to venture inside this <i>String Prototype</i> will have great fun navigating through the complex arrangement of blue lines. Created by Croatian-Austrian industrial design group Numen/For Use, the inflatable concept is like a large jungle gym for kids and adults alike.<p>The …

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined – review

There's a terrible misconception about architecture, which is that it is a visual art. Yes, you can see buildings and photograph and film them, but a great deal of your experience of a given space has to do with its temperature and acoustic, its odour or lack of it, the feel of the floor under your …

New in the Shop: Jaco Haasbroek's Hilarious Illustrations

Cape Town, South Africa-based illustrator and designer Jaco Haasbroek shares his wonderful sense of humor through his comical illustrations. Each of the artist's creations feature adorable little characters that offer a new way of seeing the world. Full of whimsy and witty puns, Haasbroek's art …

Design by Nature: How (and Why) Worm Secretion is Making an Appearance in Medicine

Design's role in medical discoveries is always an exciting topic of conversation, from design experiments like Jake Evill's 3D-printed cast to DIY …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Articles about 7 compact home tours on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this …

India's Barefoot College lights up the world | Afghanistan

Living in a palm-lined thatched roof house surrounded by dense jungles and rows of corn and cassava in the Santa Teresa village, 42-year-old Florentine until now has spent all her evenings in the dark, literally.<p>But today, sitting in the dusty village of Tilonia in Rajasthan India, the Mayan woman …

Fantastic Architecture Photography by Martin Turner

For some people, the city might represent a tedious, grey place with no life or beauty. For those with an eye for the unlikely, it is a cluster of …

11 Rooms with Sunshine-y Bright Spots

Here on the East Coast, we’re deep in the throes of winter, with gray skies and snow turning dirty and slushy. At least the days are getting slightly …

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Wintertime in Yosemite Looks Like the Inside of a Snow Globe

Last month, 21-year-old landscape photographer Jeff Lewis braved the bitter cold to capture these gorgeous shots of wintertime in Yosemite. As he's still a college student studying meteorology at UCLA, he also had to put on hold a 20-page paper and studying for three final exams in order to see …

Daily Inspiration #1658

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Severe Skies: The Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead | Colossal

<p>Just a cursory glance at a few storm photos by Mike Hollingshead and it’s clear this guy has probably seen it all, and probably put his life at risk …

Philips Figures Out How to Make a Cheaper LED Bulb: Go Skinny

In design school in the '90s, they taught us that products about to become obsolete change their form factor to imitate their successors shortly …