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Portable Solar Cooker Lets You Cook and Boil Water Even When It’s Cloudy

Whether you love living off the grid or are a camping aficionado, chances are you’re searching for a way to cook a good meal quickly and efficiently. And what better heat source than the sun? GoSun, a leader in solar grills, has recently come out with a new model designed to allow for portable and …

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7 Designers Share Their Tips For Unexpected Color Combinations

Playing with unique shades can pay off in spades.<p>It can be scary to venture outside the comfort zone of neutrals and muted colors, but playing with unexpected shade combinations can pay off in spades. See seven of our favorite color combos from designers at Dering Hall, and read what they had to …

Pontiac's 1939 "Ghost Car" Has a Body Shell Made of Plexiglas

The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six <i>Ghost Car</i> was not your average vehicle. While many automobiles had bodies made from metal, Pontiac decided to go a different route with this particular car. They collaborated with the chemical company Rohm & Haas, who had just developed a new product called “Plexiglas.” …

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Gorgeous Oil Paintings of Women Submerged in Water by Erika Craig

Artist Erika Craig captures the multi-faceted beauty beneath the surface of water in her series of gorgeous oil paintings. The works revolve around submerged female characters whose reflections are distorted by the constantly-moving liquid. Abstract shapes and meandering colors intertwine with the …

OnePlus tiny April Fools' drone is real and for sale

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has announced a flying drone, the OnePlus DR-1, calling it a "game changer."<p>The DR-1's product page spouts impressive lines such as "innovating a whole new way of thinking about drones" and telling users to "push the envelope" with this flying machine. Except it's …

Edka Digital – Brand Identity

Modern and Colorful Brand Design.<p>Vio Pintilie is a Barcelona based graphic designer working at Edka Digital, an independent creative agency. She …

Lessons of the world’s most unique supercentenarians

There are a handful of people left on Earth who have been alive in three separate centuries, says Rachel Nuwer. What can they – and those of a similarly extreme age – teach us?<p>Reaching a hundredth birthday is always cause for celebration, but these days there are so many centenarians around that …

Great Things to People Introduces a Prototyped Machine that Makes Creating One-of-a-Kind Pottery Pieces Easier on the Hands

Great Things to People—a design group hailing from Santiago, Chile that we've previously covered at NY Design Week—has created a experimental machine …

Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …

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Articles about hexagon wall tiles on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed Pompidou Centre that wears its insides on its outside (pipes, ducts, all the 'ugly'...<p>The larger-than-life, exuberantly patterned …

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The Best CEO-Designer Duos, Part II

Every year, Co.Design identifies some of the best and brightest talents working in the design field. This year, we took a slightly different approach, highlighting not just individuals but the unique CEO-designer partnerships that are shaping today’s most innovative companies.<p><i>Fast Company</i>‘s …

A Brief History Of Coffeemakers, 1600-Present

An epic new book pours over four centuries of gorgeous coffeemakers–designs driven by our need to get out of bed in the morning.<p>These days, our coffee is usually spat from a black plastic machine with buttons and lights and gurgling noises and delivered in millions of identical paper cups from …