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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley21 hours …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>Sean Flynn found out what people do when they think they only have moments left to live.<p>By Sean Flynn1 day agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more …

Fashion Trends For Men 2016: A Guide To What's Hot

The buzzword for menswear in January is ‘trends’. With fashion month well underway, designers are already starting to dictate what’s cool from their …

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

Universe

Articles about beautiful homes middle nowhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...<p>Here at Dwell we've always acknowledged the power of great art, whether it's adorning the walls of a modern house, or gracing...<p>A patio or outdoor deck can bring a …

A Shoreditch Warehouse is Renovated into Vibrant Spaces

Located on Calvin Street in Shoreditch, London, a rundown Victorian warehouse was recently converted into three loft apartments by Chris Dyson …

Lush Interiors for London's Elite New Design Club

London's traditional private club model gets a revamp thanks to a new concept by 19 Greek Street.<p>Ronald Ndoro, business development manager for Apt58, an English club and "creative hub" that opened in 2012, is no stranger to luxury. With the opening of Library on St Martin’s Lane in London, he’s …

Outerwear Inspired by Architecture: The Arrivals

Finding the right jacket is often a game of compromises. Forgo quality to save on the price. Opt for fashion, but desperately miss out on function. Most vexing though, in the search for the optimal outerwear, is nailing the perfect fit. A trendy cut will likely not see the turn of another fall. …

The Modern Memo

This modern stationary concept reimagines the sticky note as a reusable, eco-friendly alternative to wasteful paper notes. Simply called <i>Reminder</i>, the …

Why It’s So Hard To Make A Decent Architecture Film

Can Wim Wenders, one of the most imaginative filmmakers to portray cities, get it right?<p>If anybody were capable of assembling a series of films that could drop us into a significant work of architecture, and make us feel as if we were actually there, it would be filmmaker Wim Wenders. Wenders has …

The Berlin Wall Is Going Back Up

But it’ll be made of balloons, not barbed wire.<p>When the Berlin Wall was built back in 1961, it literally went up overnight. Constructed first out of just barbed wire, then supplemented with concrete walls, landmines, and watch towers, the <i>mauer</i> split Berlin in half for nearly 30 years, until it one …

Small Stockholm Apartment Lets Its Past Take The Stage

This apartment in Stockholm, Sweden had been nothing more than a space for storage for 30 years. During that time, the owner had started a renovation …

Classic Album Covers Mashed Up With Google Street View

In the <i>Guardian</i>‘s latest installment of its “Cities” photo-mashup series, the all-seeing eye of Google Street View takes a tour around the locations of classic album covers shot in city streets. From The Beatles’ famed strut across Abbey Road to black-clad rock goddess PJ Harvey’s trip to Times …

Project Offers a Glimpse Inside the Bags of 100 Creative People

<b>Victoria Ling, Photographer @ Victoria Ling</b><p>Glimpsing into a person's bag can be a very personal experience. The items that a person chooses to carry on a daily basis can offer great insight into their general character. Creative director and designer Daniel Eckler developed this series, entitled</i> …

Funny Business Cards Featuring Famous Pop Culture Characters

What would it look like if some of our favorite pop culture characters had their own business cards? Italian creatives Benedetto Papi and Edoardo Santamato of Invasione Creativa have answered that question for us with their hilarious new project. The series answers the question: “What happens to …

MOS: A Simple, Magnetic Cable Organizer

Nothing makes me happier than a simple solution for an everyday problem. A problem I fight <i>every single day</i> is one or more of my charging cables …

Crowd Funding

Star Wars Reimagined As WWII-Style Propaganda Posters

George Lucas’s <i>Star Wars</i> films have always borrowed their inspiration from old sci-fi movie serials. Inspired by the likes of <i>Flash Gordon[i], [i]Star Wars</i>‘s entire aesthetic–from swashbuckling with laser swords right down to the famous opening crawl–is deeply rooted in the 1940s.<p>These great images …

Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair

A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.<p>Unlike Harry Bertoia, who created a single collection, Eero Saarinen produced numerous designs for Knoll that became inextricably linked to the history of the famous furniture company.<p>Saarinen designed the Womb chair in 1946 …

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Articles about 8 endangered modern structures on Dwell.com - Dwell

These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, …

Architecture

Articles about design icon 10 buildings alvar aalto on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.<p>The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.<p>A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.<p>More than 80 …

Articles about jonathan adler and simon doonans shelter island vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...<p>Though I've become quite fond of them, …

March 14, 2015 Will Be A Once-In-A-Century Thrill For Math Geeks

March 14, or 3/14, is recognized by math geeks as Pi day. That happens every year.<p>But as UBS's Art Cashin notes, next year's Pi day will be a once-in-a-century Pi day.<p>"At 9:26:53 a.m., they can write 3/14/15; 9:26:53, which you should also recall are the first ten digits of Pi in perfect order," …

Investigators Think Missing Plane Might Have Been Stolen To Use Later

Two U.S. officials believe the shutdown of two separate communications systems from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 happened at different times, indicating the disappearance was less likely the result of a catastrophic failure and more likely the result of a "deliberate act," according to …

Forget fancy galleries – in Cape Town, 2014 World Design Capital, the most exciting work is in the townships and once-grungy inner-city areas<p>Standing on a dusty road in Gugulethu township on the outskirts of Cape Town, our tour guide, James Fernie, leaves none of our group of tourists in any doubt …

Articles about alex randalls trippy lighting on Dwell.com - Dwell

London based artist Alex Chinneck plays with opposing objects in the Concrete Rug for the Sculpture House.<p>Writer, speaker, and planetary futurist, Alex Steffen is one of the most vital voices in sustainability today.<p>I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect …

Articles about 10 modern designer sofas situ on Dwell.com - Dwell

From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.<p>Playgrounds have followed the same architectural playbook since they premiered in the 19th century—a few swings, …

Shops We Love: Lowell

Obsessed with Southwestern art and one-of-a-kind crafts, the owners of this Portland, Oregon, store explain their aesthetic in ten easy pieces.<p>Lowell<p>Founders and Co-Owners: Maya Rose and Dino Matt<p>Opening Date: December 2011<p>Address: 819 N. Russell Street, Portland, Oregon<p>Phone: (503) 753-3608<p>Follow …