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Free Typefaces That Support Special Characters So They Won’t Become Ugly ‘Boxes’

Image via Jean Wojciechowski<p><b>You can’t really</b> complain about free typefaces. There are several on the internet, released by bighearted designers, that …

A Wristwatch for the Bold at Heart

UPDATE: less than 72 hours left, grab yours now!<p>If watches were fonts, this one would be a Futura Bold. Geometric, aesthetic, and damn near perfect, …

Forget the Fidget Spinner, Meet the Fidget Pen

The person who invented the fidget spinner must have been distracted with they were designing. After all, how is someone who struggles with focus …

Apartment in Chiado / Commerzn | Linha de Terra Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A house made of memories, composed of a narrative of spaces of different areas and proportions, with a …

Architecture

Stefan Behling and Angela Ahrendts on the future of retail at Apple Michigan Avenue

Apple has unveiled its latest store in Chicago, moving down the road from its first US flagship on Michigan Avenue to a new location that bridges the historic Pioneer Court with the city’s river. The store opened on Friday to much fanfare from locals, tourists and Apple super-fans, while Apple CEO …

Ultra-thin Macbook-shaped roof tops new Apple Store in Chicago

A new Apple Store has just opened in downtown Chicago—and it’s an architectural beauty. Designed by Foster + Partners, Apple Michigan Avenue follows …

First Look at Bloomberg’s New HQ by Foster + Partners

Bloomberg’s new London headquarters, designed by Foster + Partners, reflects a concern for neighbors, both near and far. It is billed as the world’s …

Skyscrapers

Fritz Hansen Launches Roadshow of Talks With Bjarke Ingels Group

The series will travel to three major design cities<p>Scandinavian midcentury design and cutting-edge contemporary architecture? Denmark really does have it all—no wonder the Danes are some of the happiest people on earth. This year, two of the biggest names in Danish design have joined forces for a …

House in Minami-Ogikubo

House in Minami-Ogikubo is a minimal architecture project located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by CASE-REAL. The project is a small wood structure with …

Architecture

9 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Architects

<i>This article was originally published by Brantley Agency as "Must Have Technology for Architects in 2017."</i><p>2017 has been an amazing year in the field …

This Scandinavia-inspired lake home is a sweet modern retreat

Serene and clutter free in Minnesota<p>For the young owners of this Minnesota lake house, the minimalism, functionality, and material simplicity of Scandinavian design live up to the hype. Inspired by the couple’s love of Nordic style, the architects at Strand Design created a custom 4,800-square-foot …

new images of tadao ando's poly grand theater in shanghai

<b>new york city-based photographer yueqi ‘jazzy’ li has recently completed a summer day photo reportage of esteemed architect tadao ando’s poly grand</b> …

Architecture

Jaguar electrifies its classic E-type car

Jaguar has unveiled a zero-emissions version of its iconic E-type model, which it hopes will "future-proof classic-car ownership".<p>The luxury British …

MIT is crowdsourcing hurricane flood maps in Florida

People in Broward County, Florida have one more map to rely on this weekend as Hurricane Irma passes through the state. MIT has launched RiskMap, a crowdsourced platform meant to track and map flooding by relying on people's social media reports, as a pilot project. The county's residents can …

Rural Italian residence combines traditional stone exterior with contemporary details

Italian studio GGA Architects has transformed the site of an old hilltop settlement in the country's Marche region into a contemporary house …

10 Truly Breathtaking Pools (Because Looking Is Free!)

Summer over, which means I can't write any pool posts for a while, so I thought I'd squeeze in one more while I still can. And this time I've decided …

Swimming Pools

10 Beautiful Bedrooms That Are Pinterest-Worthy

We flipped through the <i>Belle</i> archives to bring you 10 of the most covetable bedrooms from Australian interior designers and architects.<p><i>This post was</i> …

Hacking

Free font: Fivo Sans

<b>Fivo Sans</b> is an awesome sans-serif font, perfect for use in small body copy or giant headlines. I love a nice neutral looking sans serif font that …

Typography

Magnificent Art Nouveau Architecture of the Great Antoni Gaudí

Celebrated for his colorful creations and avant-garde approach to architecture, Antoni Gaudí is held as a key figure in the modernist movement. In addition to introducing Spain to the Art Nouveau style, the Spanish creative is renowned for the eclectic-yet-unified nature of his projects. Though …

Swiss researchers are building a high-tech house

Dive Brief:<p>A team of researchers from ETH Zurich are joining industry partners to digitally design and build a three-story, 2,152-square-foot house, …

10 homes that make clever use of lightwells to bring daylight in

We've selected 10 popular projects from Dezeen's Pinterest boards that show how lightwells can be used to channel daylight down into parts of the …

7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Typography

Microsoft’s Path Guide is an unconventional approach to indoor navigation

Indoor mapping is one of those stubborn problems that seems to only have solutions that involve a great deal of money and infrastructure: beacons, lasers, emitters, scanners… who wants to install those in malls and office complexes across the world? Microsoft Research has produced an indoor …

What a driverless world could look like

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins? Transportation geek Wanis Kabbaj thinks we …

Pinterest’s Subtle New Headquarters Are The Opposite Of A Typical Tech Office

Here’s what happens when your cofounder trained as an architect.<p>Before Evan Sharp cofounded Pinterest in 2010, he was an architecture student at Columbia University. So in 2014, when it came time to build a new headquarters for the growing company of about 400 employees, the choice of an architect …

Parking Building in Grenoble / GaP Grudzinski & Poisay Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This 5 stories car park is located just outside of the Arlequin gallery, in the Villeneuve neighborhood …

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Minimalism

Articles about 5 eco friendly homes europe on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a …

Paperless Office

Lightweight, Plug-and-Play Portable Wind Turbines are Coming

Free energy that fits in a bag, courtesy of Janulus<p>This is astonishing. The guys over at sustainable product company Janulus have developed a …

Nendo's expandable Nest shelves are embedded with carbon fibre

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> Japanese studio Nendo has created a sliding shelving unit strengthened with carbon-fibre sheets, which will debut at …