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In Tribeca, a Dated Penthouse’s Modern Upgrades Include an Interior Courtyard

Young Projects transformed the ’80s home into a modern oasis<p>When husband-and-wife Scott and Mia wanted to take their 6,000-square-foot Tribeca duplex—which came with an outdoor Jacuzzi, among other things—into the 21st century, they reached out to architect Bryan Young of Young Projects. "It had …

Outdoor Spaces

Modern Wooden Wardrobe DIY

I have always loved the idea of designing simple pieces of furniture that are both useful and beautiful. So when I came across this DIY, I was …


Why You Should Be Serving Italian "Tapas" at Your Next Party

In Venice, where I have lived for most of my life, there is a culture of what we call <i>spritz e cichetti</i>.<p>The spritz, as you well know, is a sharp, luminescent red drink, traditionally served with one-third prosecco, one-third sparking water, and one-third bitter Campari or Aperol. <b>It's enjoyed on ice</b> …

A Card Game Designed To Get Kids Off Their Butts

Ujinga, a new card game designed to help fight childhood obesity, requires kids to dance and jump around to win.<p>Childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in the past 30 years, no small thanks to increasing numbers of sedentary hours spent watching television or playing video games. Ujinga, a …

Mario Kart

Articles about 8-modern-wall-clocks on - Dwell

We’ve started a new year and entered a new era of strained economics, so now more than ever is the time to be on top of...<p>From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...<p>A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed …

Salt Lake City

Comment on Braindance Neuro-Art Project by Emily Christenberry

You probably get this a lot but is there a way for regular citizens to indulge in their own personal Braindance neuro-art poster?


Discover the best 10-must-have-modern-floor-lamps on Dwell - Dwell

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Future Cities Illustrations

Future Cities is an illustration created by Rutger Paulusse for an event about housing for young adults. I love the style of the illustration, mixing …

Future Cities

App Lets You Peek Inside 80,000 Foods At Your Grocery Store

Looking beyond a nutrition label, Food Scores rates your grub based upon its pesticides, antibiotics, and processing.<p>Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. The package contains just a few ingredients. Milled corn. Sugar. Malt flavor. Salt. And BHT “for freshness.”<p>Seems innocuous enough. But is it? Entering the …


"Dangerous Popsicles" Combine Sweet Treats with Life-Threatening Viruses

Have you ever had the urge to lick a cactus? Probably not, but what if you could – in an alternatively safer form, of course. It's the idea behind designer Wei Li's project titled <i>Dangerous Popsicles</i>; they're a collection of colorful, oddly-shaped frozen treats that are inspired by cacti and …


Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …


Exquisite Illustrations by Mads Berg

Now these are super exquisite! The work of Danish designer Mads Bergs is so beautiful that it looks like it was taken out from those old, classic …


The Masterful, Eye-Popping Posters Of Tom Eckersley

A new exhibition honors one of the godfathers of modern graphic design. Here’s a look at some of Eckersley’s best work.<p>Tom Eckersley, one of the godfathers of modern graphic design, would have turned 100 this year. <i>Tom Eckersley: Master of the Poster,</i> an exhibition at the London College of …

Graphic Design

A New Species of Fish!

The latest from Peleg Design’s pack of wildlife-inspired designs, the YolkFish is the most fun and functional way to separate your yolks and egg …

Daily Inspiration #1667

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 …

Graphic Design

21 Painfully Honest Cakes For Every Occasion

Just because it's made of sugar doesn't mean it has to be sweet.

Street Photography

Full review of the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH lens, including specifications, performance charts, overview, sharpness and vignetting tests as well as sample images and links for further research.

<i>Last updated September 19th, 2014</i><p>The Leica description for this lens<p><b>Out-performs the human eye!</b><p>After more than 30 years, Leica breaks its own record …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Ricoh GXR camera system discontinued in the UK

AP reports that the Ricoh GXR camera system is already discontinued in the UK and is no longer in production (check current availability on Amazon …

No Paris? No Problem! Using a Backdrop and Shallow DOF to Fake a Location Shoot

The photograph above seems fairly straight forward: pretty model photographed in Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background. But that’s not …

Virtual Companion for Grandparents

Dusk was designed to offer seniors and their families peace of mind when it comes to mind and body. The 2-part system includes a health monitoring …

An Interactive, Temporary Building Façade by Mahsa Vanaki

Custom designed, this temporary translucent skin was created as a portable façade for Berkeley-based, contemporary lighting studio Looma during an …


Where are These Ice Spheres in Lake Michigan Coming From?

Here's my oversimplified explanation of how the universe forms planetary bodies: There's a bunch of stuff floating around in space. The stuff crashes …

Lake Michigan

Packaging Design for Le Chat by Isabela Rodrigues Sweety Branding Studio

Package Design.<p>A stunning packaging project by Isabela Rodrigues Sweety Branding Studio. The design team was asked to create a fancy new packaging …

The Military Duffel by Whipping Post

Building on the success of their previous vintage-inspired leather messenger bag, leather goods producer Whipping Post's latest offering is a rough-and-tumble duffel. Originally from Georgia and now NYC-based, founder Ryan Barr (who started making leather goods after he needed a new guitar strap) …

Vietnam War


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