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Make a Free Little Library for the Neighborhood

Little Free Library is a creative idea, thought up by Todd Bol and Rick Brooks, that aims to promote literacy and bring communities together by putting up mini libraries in neighborhoods around the world. Started in 2009, it's a nonprofit that seeks to place these small, accessible book exchange …

Libraries

A Father Who Creatively Captures His Kids (20 photos)

If there was a prize that could be given out to the most creative father, I'd hope that it was awarded to Jason Lee. A wedding photographer by day, he's used to capturing some of the most important moments in a couple's lives. As a longtime fan of Jason's photos on Flickr however, I think the real …

Creativity

Case Study Rancore by Marco Casalvieri

For this Monday we brought to you a really cool case study from our friends over at Slashthree. The artwork titled Rancore was created by Marco …

Digital Art

Articles about best modern glass homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Australia is home to many beautiful …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles about tiny small houses blogs resources sites on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small is the new big, and people everywhere—here and abroad, in cities and off-the-grid—are finding clever ways to pare down and...<p>People blog about just about everything, so why not the massive undertaking of building your house? More and more, we're coming...<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces …

Small Spaces

Beautiful Desktop Trays To Corral Your Office Tools

Computers have rendered the need for desk accessories all but obsolete. Gone are the stacks of paper piled high in actual, physical inboxes and outboxes! So long to the staplers and binder clips! Farewell, sweet, stretchy rubber bands! Despite the fact that most of our important info exists on hard …

treehouses by takashi kobayashi / the treehouse people built from reclaimed wood with stained glass windows, this cozy treehouse home in japan looks borrowed from a storybook, inside and out. more photos: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/treehouses-by-takashi-kobayashi-japan/

Bear House by Onion

Bear House is a minimal home located in Cha-Am Beach, Thailand, designed by Onion. The architecture firm knowingly named their practice after a …

Minimalist Split Wood Lights and Sculptures by Split Grain | Colossal

<p>Paul Foeckler over at LA-based Split Grain is making some pretty stunning lights and other sculptures using pieces of California cypress trees. The …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

Google starts notifying the first “winners” of the right to buy Google Glass for $1,500

Google has begun alerting the “winners” of its #ifihadglass contest (that’s “If I had Glass,” as a hashtag) that they will soon have the privilege of forking over $1,500 for a gadget that, by Google’s own admission, will by 2014 retail to the public for much less than that. But that’s the price of …

Beautiful Houses: Lake House 2

I have been doing the Beautiful Houses post for a while now, and I am also a big fan of architecture. And although I browse architecture related …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

Architecture

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Articles about pooling around on Dwell.com - Dwell

A year and a half ago, three Danish powerhouse designers—Lars Holme Larsen of Kilo Design, Bjarke Ingels of BIG, and Jens Martin...<p>There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana.<p>Perched on picturesque Echo Mountain in Phoenix, this Wendell …

Architecture

Swirling Animal Illustrations Blend Reality With Abstraction

Ben Geiger dabbles in everything from design to photography to sculpture to create a world of his own imagination. In this series entitled <i>Abstract Animals</i>, the artist developed illustrations that blur the lines between realistic portrayals and his own inventive depictions of the creatures. The …

Animals

Photos by Gregory Boratyn

Photos by Gregory Boratyn<p>Photos of Antelope Canyon in Arizona with some additional image processing. You can see more of his work at 500px.<p>SHARE:

Fantastic Photo Manipulations and Digital Recreations of Nature

Throughout the years, I've found myself drawn to photo manipulations or digitally enhanced images that ride that fine line between reality and fantasy. They're the ones where you have to take a few extra seconds to really decide, for yourself, if what you're seeing could actually exist in nature. …

Digital Art

Surreal World of Igor Morski

Igor Morski is a Polish illustrator & graphic artist with quite a style. I love surreal style artwork and nn this post you will see some pieces from …

5 Micro Guest House Design Ideas

When designing their home, most people have in mind their own comfort and well as their guests’. So unless the space is a problem, most homes would …

House Design

Articles about homes with sliding glass doors walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking the town of Healdsburg in the wine country of Sonoma County, this astonishing residence uses garage-style doors to...<p>Create a space that stands out.<p>Building on its reputation for movable pieces of art, sliding door manufacturer Raydoor will team up with two artists for an...<p>Every week, …

Architecture

Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …