Anton Gvadibadze

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Jenzen CA

Crossover <b></b>Cabinet <b></b>Measurements <b></b>Speaker Kit <b></b>Crossover Layout 6" drivers on the Jenzen baffle<p>Click images to view large.<p><b>The first speaker</b> in the Jenzen …

'A symbol of our land': Catalan group pitches WhatsApp porrón emoji

Messaging app has been asked to add traditional drinking vessel to its emoji list, with group arguing it warrants recognition<p>Beaming pile of poo? Check. Sexually suggestive aubergine? Check. Enduring symbol of Catalan community and conviviality? Hmmm.<p>A cultural association based near Barcelona is …

Vintage

Boston's Most Controversial Buildings Prove That Concrete Can Be Beautiful

Boston, city of charming Colonial-era brick rowhouses lining narrow cobblestone streets. Not exactly the place you’d expect to incubate a modern …

Japan's "toilet of the year" by Klein Dytham Architecture seems to offer no privacy

People appear to be dancing, jumping and skating behind the seemingly translucent facade of this public restroom, which has just been named Japanese …

Japan

Pritzker Prize-Winning Architect Zaha Hadid's Crafts Designs That Go With The Flow

“My ambition has always been to create fluid space,” says Iraqi‐born British architect Zaha Hadid. “Our clients have always been very interested in applying new design, construction and material technologies to improve living and working conditions, as well as to enhance communication and …

Human Rights

Timothy Spall: dealing with ghosts

Timothy Spall isn’t much given to soundbites. Interviewing him is a bit like pulling a string on the back of a wind-up toy and then watching it go. I barely need to ask any questions before he launches into a long, circuitous answer which loops in and out and back on itself with several eloquently …

Red Carpet

Sundance Film Festival: Ten films to watch

Santiago Calatrava: The World’s Most Hated Architect?

Critics blast Calatrava for wildly overbudget projects, including the World Trade Center’s new transit hub. Is he just misunderstood?<p>At a recent symposium featuring the renowned architects Michael Graves and Peter Eisenman, talk turns to fellow architect Santiago Calatrava.<p>“Cala-fucking-trava! What …

Skyscrapers

Stations of the Cross review – austere story of a teenager driven to self-destruction by religion

This chillingly austere tale of a young woman driven toward self-destruction by an oppressively stringent religious upbringing offers a piercing examination of the interplay between fundamental dogma and family dysfunction, spiritual sacrifice and societal self-harm. Presented with ritual formality …

Australian film The Mule skips cinemas to top iTunes chart

A low-budget Australian film, with minimal marketing budget, has become the No 1 independent new release on iTunes. How did crime-comedy The Mule achieve this? By skipping cinemas and going straight to viewer homes via video-on-demand (VOD) services.<p>In other words, by offering a product that …

Anjelica Huston: ‘I wanted a perfect romance and a lovely husband’

Anjelica Huston arrives at the Carlyle hotel in Manhattan after lunching with Sofia Coppola. It’s the first time she has seen her old friend in over 15 years, and the reunion has put her in a nostalgic mood. Huston and Coppola have a lot in common, not all of it good. “In both cases our fathers …

Why We Should Be Building Wooden Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers

In pictures: Our best look yet at Project Ara

A close-up look at how the modular smartphone is coming along<p>We're still quite a ways a away from modular smartphones — as in a device with …

The Overnighters review – fracking with Jesus

Jesse Moss’s tough, absorbing documentary could almost be a modern-day Grapes of Wrath, all about the US oil industry’s fracking boom in North Dakota. A local pastor, Jay Reinke, has set up a programme to let homeless transient workers sleep in his church and even his house. These men, from all …

Mr Turner review – Mike Leigh shines a brilliant new light on the great master

A magnificent growling-bear performance by Timothy Spall is just one of the masterful brushstrokes in this lusty, physical, spit-and-spunk portrait of JMW Turner from singular British screen artist Mike Leigh. Adventurously wielding a digital palette to echo and invoke the oily grit of their …

Photograph: Allstar/FILM4<p>‘There are certain parallels between me and Turner’ … Timothy Spall and Marion Bailey in Mr Turner.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/27/1414422360895/6d814b96-b255-48d6-a663-9a596d7f7cc3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Allstar/FILM4<p>‘There are …

This ferrofluid artwork follows you until you look at it

If you gaze into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you. Or, in this case, an adorable, minimalist facsimile of a face, rendered in patches of ferrofluid -- nanoparticles of ferromagnetic material suspended in a carrier liquid.<p>And you don't have to do the first gazing, either: Eye Catcher, a …

University College London

Michael Winterbottom and Russell Brand to make economics documentary

Russell Brand and Michael Winterbottom will unite for the political documentary The Emperor’s New Clothes, billed as an exposé of the social inequities which led to the financial crisis.<p>Winterbottom will direct a film that is expected to combine comedy, archive footage and interviews to show how …

Grayson Perry’s latest tapestry celebrates mongrel Britain

It’s hard to define Britishness. When Gordon Brown attempted to pin down British values a decade ago it all fell a little flat: liberty and tolerance were, after all, ideals not just of Britain but of any country with a healthy respect for human rights. During the recent referendum campaign on …

How Rembrandt dressed his women for death

Simon Schama takes a closer look at two studies in sexual tragedy painted in the very last years of the great master's life<p>R<i>embrandt's Eyes</i>was originally published 15 years ago, but the ambition to engage with the artist's life and work went back at least another decade to my earlier book, <i>The</i> …

Grayson Perry: ‘Just because you don’t have a dress on doesn’t stop you being a tranny’

Photograph: Tim Walker for the Guardian<p>Grayson Perry: ‘I make art for people who are interested, but alienated by the more esoteric work.’ His test of how good a piece is is simple: will he still like it in the …

Who Wants to Live in a Real "Cliff House"?

Modscape, the makers of sustainable, look-pretty-epic prefab and modular buildings, created this stunning concept design for a "Cliff House." From …

Architecture

Today marks the 7th anniversary of the dedication of Gerhard Richter’s "Cathedral Window” in Cologne, comprised of 11,500 squares of glass in 72 colors.

Rotating rooms give Sharifi-ha House by Next Office a shape-shifting facade

Swivelling pods allow the owners of this house in Tehran to adapt to Iran's fluctuating temperatures by opening up rooms in summer, or turning them …

The 10 most beautiful tapestries

SwivelCard Smart Business Card

How to impress your potential business partner? At first, you need a one-of-kind business card. If you think so, you may like to check swivelCard, a …

Gear & Gadgets

Tehran’s transforming house has three rotating levels

There’s always that one moment of the day when the sunlight streaming through your window washes out the TV or blinds you when you’re on your …

The Infinity Pillow Provides Endless Comfort Possibilities

If you’re looking for a pillow that’s good for more than just resting your head on at night, then the Infinity Pillow is right up your alley. …

Stout Magnetic Bottle Opener by DropCatch

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2014-07-20<p>With every piece individually handcrafted in USA, the Stout Magnetic Bottle Opener by DropCatch is a …

Crowd Funding