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Hidden Paintings Revealed on the Fore-Edge of Old Books

<b>Autumn</b><p>Special Collections Librarian Colleen Theisen recently uncovered a fore-edge painting found on a scientific book from the early 19th century. The book is from a set of four volumes about the seasons by Robert Mudie that were donated to the Special Collections & University Archives at the …

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Typography Made with Dust Collected from 9/11 Aftermath

<i>Where Does the Dust Itself Collect?</i> is an installation by artist Xu Bing made of dust collected from the streets of lower Manhattan in the aftermath of September 11th, nearly 12 years ago. The scattered soot appears like a ghostly mist on the ground with a message that happens to be an excerpt from …

Hilarious Disney Mash-Ups Feature the Popular Grumpy Cat

These <i>Grumpy Cat/Disney Mashups</i> don't exactly follow the original animated scripts! In each illustration, artist Eric Proctor–aka TsaoShin–replaces classic princess figures with internet celebrity Grumpy Cat. The results are hilarious scenes in which the cranky feline doesn't quite seem to belong. …

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Vector Illustrations by Radio

Radio is a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their portfolio has a wide range of styles, but we would like to list …

Typography Mania #200

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Rally King Concept Car by Tony Chen

<b>Audi Rally King</b> is a concept study by Tony Chen to visualize what if Audi became the next Dakar Rally champion. This automotive designer has come up …

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Playful Animal Sculptures Made of Salvaged Materials

<i>The Small Forest</i> is an exhibition featuring a series of animal sculptures by Japanese artist Natsumi Tomita created with found objects and salvaged scraps. Using anything from a broken umbrella and bike parts to discarded cans and kitchen utensils, the gifted sculptor manages to reproduce the …

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Dwell Favorites Head to Venice Architecture Biennale

The US curators for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale were announced this week, and the group includes several visionaries from Dwell issues past.<p>This week, the U.S. State Department announced the representatives for the American pavilion at next year's Venice Architecture Biennale. The …

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Clever Negative Space Artworks

I've been thinking about creating an artwork exploring negative space and while looking for some inspiration on Pinterest I came across with some …

Stylish Illustration Works by Mart Biemans

Mart Biemans is a 20 year old illustrator and digital artist from the Netherlands. Mart always dreamed of becoming a professional chef but his …

Fantastic sketch book illustrations by Mattias Adolfsson - The Fox Is Black

Earlier this morning I came across the work of Mattias Adolfsson, a Swedish illustrator who fills his sketchbooks with the most amazing …

Articles about dwells coolest modern backyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this episode of Dwell Made Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds creates a simple, modern bookcase from 3/4" pine plywood.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.<p>Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and …

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Daily Inspiration #1536

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 …

Artist Turns Cash Money Into Visual Gold

Currency Collages by Mark Wagner<p>Brooklyn artist Mark Wagner has a special relationship with his money. Recognized for his phenomenal collages that …

12 Unusual Ways to Cook Tomatoes, from Ice Cream to Cobbler to Sushi

12 recipes that use tomatoes in a different way, like cobbler, ice cream, cakes, sushi, tacos, tartare, and granita<p>In August, give us some sliced tomatoes with a drizzle of olive oil and we'll be happy campers. But juicy, perfectly ripe tomatoes deserve to star in a wide variety of dishes--and not …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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FYI: What Is The Evolutionary Purpose Of Tickling?

You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. And although you might be able to tickle a total stranger, your brain also strongly discourages you from doing something so socially awkward. These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, a neuroscientist at …

The 11 Best-Dressed Dogs of Instagram (PHOTOS)

Our Picks<p>From the dapper Menswear Dog to the pipe-smoking Trotter, see our nominations for 2013’s most stylish dogs.<p>08.13.13 4:45 AM ET

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Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

A tale of two Lambos

Veneno, meet your elder, the one and only 350 GTV.<p>Exactly 50 years ago, Lamborghini debuted its first-ever prototype at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The car was called the 350 GTV, and aside from the fact that Lamborghini's genesis was on display in Turin that year, its auto-show debut is probably …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S

The Pied Piper: Come, children, and be charmed by Jaguar's first true sports car in a generation.<p>TESTED<p>Hamlin, West Virginia, is nowhere. Which is exactly the place Jaguar sports-car development has been for the past 40 years. The XK? That, good sir, is a GT. That anything small and …

Articles about 5 disappearing and invisible walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Disappearing Corridor is a minimal space located in Hong Kong, designed by Bean Buro.<p>Create a space that stands out.<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in …

Parametric Architecture Rattles The Italian Alps

With the Paramount Alma Residence, PLASMA Studio places a contemporary and well considered wake-up call in a sleepy town of quaint chalets.<p>Tucked away in the northernmost part of Italy’s South Tyrol province is the picturesque town of Sesto. The thousand-year-old hamlet sits at the base of the …