Alex Mark

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Trying to Help in Haiti

The cinder-block school has no windows and no doors, just a string of incandescent lightbulbs hanging down the center of the ceiling like the spine of a great whale. It’s hot and humid, and the room throbs with the voices of 200 Haitians who have paused from fishing, gardening, or painting the …

Middle School

Interview: Alexander Valdman of Giro

Spring 2013 saw the introduction of Giro's cycling lifestyle collection New Road. While the initial launch was semi-soft, Fall 2013 made waves when launched a month or so ago and, from what's been seen of Spring 2014, attention isn't fading. The innovative collections blend technical design with …

Clothing

Lactate Threshold 101

When it comes to training, LT is the new max heart rate. Understand it, find where yours is, then raise it for better performance.<p>Lactate threshold is the glass ceiling of cycling performance—it's an invisible barrier that keeps you down. When you do crack through, the rewards are sweet.<p>"For the …

Cycling

Comby Collection by Federica Bubani

Italian designer Federica Bubani designed a series of objects that consist of three main elements: a wooden box, a ceramic shade and a steel bar. …

Furniture

Vintage Black and White Photos of Paris by Paul Almásy

Late Hungarian photojournalist Paul Almásy traveled across the globe, capturing images of people from all walks of life around the world. Over the course of his career, which spanned more than 60 years, Almásy spent multiple decades documenting the intimate and quaint beauty of Paris and its …

Photography

Top 10 adventures in Peru

Peru may be known as a cradle of ancient civilisations, but its wild topography also makes it a wonderland of adventure. The icy mountain peaks of the Andes draw trekkers and climbers, the untamed desert coast is lapped by excellent waves for surfers, and for explorer types there’s the Amazon – a …

South America

Articles about designer omer arbels eclectic home vancouver on Dwell.com - Dwell

Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure.<p>In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...<p>A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an …

San Francisco

Airbnb could squander billions fighting every landlord in the world

So is it legal or not to use Airbnb in New York City?<p>Earlier this week, a New York City judge likened an apartment rented out through the online service to an “illegal hotel” and fined the offender, Nigel Warren, $2,400. But what about everyone else? Do New Yorkers who planned to make a few bucks …

Real Estate

Voxx Accessories shows off hassle-free Soundboard for wireless audio (hands-on)

Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) launched its newest Soundflow wireless audio product at CTIA this week: the Soundboard. The idea is quite simple; place just about any handset on the 3-AA battery powered Soundboard while it plays your favorite music and the device instantly amplifies and …

WWDC press invites go out, Apple holding keynote on June 10

Apple is officially holding its developer conference keynote on June 10 this year. The event, otherwise called WWDC, is one of Apple’s biggest where it traditionally announced a number of new products and software updates.<p>VentureBeat received its invitation today for WWDC, which will run from June …

The Modular Hotel Room/Office That Fits Into a Suitcase

There’s nothing like hitting the open road and setting off for destinations as yet undecided, nothing but your clothes and a sense of adventure in …

Avant-garde

3D-Printed Bike Porn: Ralf Holleis's Carbon Fiber VRZ 2 Track with Titanium Lugs and Dropouts

With the help aerospace engineers at EADS, Somerset, UK-based Charge Bikes have refined and expanded their 3D-printed dropout production since we …

Farewell, It’s Been A Privilege

Co.Design’s founding editor bids adieu.<p>After three-and-a-half years as founding editor of Co.Design, I’m departing to pursue another opportunity. But it’s just me leaving. Co.Design’s talented staff, which has made this site what it is day after day, is ready to take it to the next level.<p>From the …

Design