Andy De Carteret

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Articles about 6 creative home offices and workspaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>These days, sheds and backyard studios are no longer just places to store gardening tools or holiday decorations, but …

Logging

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Psychology

The World’s Largest Clairvoyance Experiment Has Begun

I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.<p>Icelanders call it <i>Berdreymin—</i>the ability to see the future in dreams. On my travels collecting dreams from around the world, clairvoyance has been one …

Why Buddhist Teacher Pema Chödrön Says There's No Need For Self-Improvement (VIDEO)

The start of a new year is a natural time to reflect on where you've been and where you want to go. But before you start making a resolution list of self-improvements, watch this "Super Soul Sunday" clip with world-renowned Buddhist teacher and best-selling author Pema Chödrön. As one of the first …

Final scene is cool, but the side-by-side with the greenscreen is awesome!

The Bicycle Rack Reimagined

In Philadelphia, a competition challenges designers to rethink the bicycle rack.<p>At Philadelphia’s City Hall, ten creative bicycle racks are on display as part of a larger exhibition of bicycle-related art. The ten racks were chosen from among more than 150 submitted as part of a design competition …

Delaware Valley

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 …

Public Murals by A’shop Crew on the Streets of Montreal | Colossal

<p>Montreal based A’shop crew is an artist-run production company that creates graffiti murals, street art, and other public art displays. Most of …

The world's 13th-best Donkey Kong player has something to prove

Most nights, Shaun Boyd leaves his wife on the couch, contentedly cross-stitching in front of <i>Downton Abbey</i> or old episodes of <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>. It's seven or eight, after they've eaten dinner, when Shaun excuses himself. He goes to the next room: his room, small, with a computer desk …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

Eye Candy: Stunning Video Animation of 24 Hours' Worth of Flights Through Europe

How is it that such a miserable experience can look so beautiful from afar? The UK's National Air Traffic Service, a.k.a. NATS, helps some 2.2 …

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

New York City

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A savage journey to the heart of the American dream<p>We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I …

Hung Up

Articles about art brut revisiting brutalist architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Iconic photographer of mid-century modernism Julius Shulman may or may not have been a pack rat.<p>Time lapse of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal.<p>A series of exhibitions and performances at the Savannah College of Art and Design spark creative conversations …

Architecture

Why (and How) Travel Writing Moves Us

I sat down with <b>Don George</b>, editor at large at <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> and author of <i>Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing</i>, and asked him to wax philosophical about how and why travel writing gets under our skin, who inspired him to become a travel writer in the first place, and what he thinks …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Elon Musk

VW camper van: farewell to the symbol of 60s freedom

It was the defining image of nomadic hippydom, gracing Bob Dylan album covers, hauling surfers and their boards in search of killer waves and serving as the vehicle of choice for Scooby-Doo and his hapless, ghost-busting gang. But this month the last ever Volkswagen camper van rolled off the …

This is Freeride

I am really excited to have this video finished for you all finally! In this video I just wanted to show what I love to do with my friends - …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

Fuel Efficiency

Play classic games from your browser

<b>Haven't got a brand new Xbox One or PS4 yet? Never fear. Here's how you can play classic games from five vintage consoles straight from your …

Retrogaming

The weekend in pictures

First published on Sun 22 Dec 2013 12.19 EST

Misty Traffic Lights in Germany Photographed by Lucas Zimmermann | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of photos by photographer Lucas Zimmermann captured on a foggy night near Weimar, Germany. You can see more from the …