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I Didn’t Know Dog Beds Could Be This Badass

The world of pet accessories can get pretty scary. There’s the $725 mink fur coat for princess pooches by Hartman and Rose; a $3000 22K gold-thread pet mattress (the price of three human-sized Tempur-pedics); the $23K Louis XV Pet Pavilion, styled after an 18th-century French Rosewood commode; and, …

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Tile Trends from Cersaie 2013

Without a doubt, Italy blazes the trail when it comes to tile but other countries are slowly trying to catch up to their innovative approaches. …

Articles about little cabin woods 7 homes we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the …

Decade In Design: The Biggest Events Of 2009

The past decade has been marked by ferment and change–and design has played its part. Tell us what we missed at #designdecade<p><b>Tracks and Fields</b><p>New York’s High Line–once an elevated railway, now a popular park–has inspired other cities to reclaim old train trestles. Click the numbers below to read …

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Handmade Lego Inspired Wooden Art Toys by Thibaut Malet

Wooden Art Toys<p>Thibaut MALET is a French interior and furniture designer currently based in Montreal QC, Canada. He created a series of handmade …

Furniture

Geometric Coin Sculptures by Robert Wechsler | Colossal

<p>Artist Robert Wechsler (previously) was recently commissioned by the <i>The New Yorker</i> to create a series of coin sculptures for their October 14th …

New Portraits Chiseled Out of Walls by Vhils

Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, is known for transforming old, worn down walls into incredibly lifelike, ephemeral portraits. The artist's unique form of sculpture relies on chipping and scraping away at the walls of old buildings. The result is a variation of colors and …

WISH: A Monumental 11-Acre Portrait in Belfast by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada | Colossal

<p>Unveiled several days ago in Belfast, Northern Ireland as part of the Belfast Festival, <i>WISH</i> is the latest public art project by Cuban-American …

Daily Inspiration #1583

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 …

La Telephone – A Love Story: A Beautiful Illustration by Justin Mezzell - The Fox Is Black

We’ve featured the work of Justin Mezzell on this site before. Back in 2011 he won the Re-Covered contest with his fantastic design for Philip K. …

Exclusive Photos: Making-of the Queen's Baton for the XX Commonwealth, Designed by 4c Design, Ltd.

Last week, we took a look at the story behind the bespoke baton that Glasgow's 4c Design, Ltd., created for the XX Commonwealth Games in 2014. The …

Queen Elizabeth II

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …