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These Beautiful Maps Show How Much Of The U.S. Is Paved Over

Take away the mountains, rivers, and lakes, and you’re left with 4 million miles of road–and a surprisingly recognizable U.S. map.<p>When you strip everything off a map except the roads, most of the U.S. is still clearly recognizable. In a series of maps of every state, and the country as a whole, …

Hiking

A Modern Approach to the Mailbox

Javi Design set out to redefine the common letterbox, or mailbox. Their Javi Letterbox Range is made for those modern design conscious people out …

A Dry-Erase Board That Transmits Notes to Your Phone

On the one ha nd, taking notes during a meeting or lecture is crucial for later reference. On the other hand, the act of writing distracts us from …

Furniture for Departing Teens

If you're a teenager, eventually you'll leave home. And in the vacuum left behind by a collegebound child, some parents will develop Empty Nest …

Flow Wireless Controller Promises to Ease the Creative Workflow

The concept behind graphic design controllers is not new — just ask anyone who’s used the Coutour Express or 3D Connexion’s SpaceNavigator. The idea is to help you perform complex, repetitive or tedious tasks — some of which may not even be possible with a mouse and keyboard — with natural hand …

US Currency Redesigned

US Currency Redesigned<p>via wired.com<p>For his master’s thesis at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, Travis Purrington re-imagined the dated look of US currency. Passing on the iconic images of past presidents, Purrington drew up an entirely new set of images focusing on science and technology, …

Michelle Obama

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Modern Architecture

1 in 3 women will experience what happens to the man in this film [NSFW]

In a Women’s and Gender Studies class I took in college, my teacher had the men role play what it felt like to be cat-called. It was super awkward. …

'Christables': Innovation in Communion Delivery in Need of More Design?

This past weekend, Reddit users have been delighting in pictures of prepackaged grape juice (alas, not wine) and bread (or is that gum?) communion …

Digital Art

The Grovemade Desk Collection

<i>Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.</i> – Alan Alexander Milne<p>There are three daily habits …

Articles about 8 light filled renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.<p>The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.<p>Zecc Architects and Roel …

Architecture

Hate Assembling Furniture? These Ingenious Tables Snap Together

For the less-than-handy among us, assembling furniture–even the kind that supposedly only requires a screwdriver–can be a major headache. Asbury Park, New Jersey-based furniture company Soapbox has designed a line of tables perfect for those for whom reading assembly instructions feels like …

These Finned Pans Require 40% Less Heat

Cooking on a gas stove is only 40% energy efficient, meaning that more than half of the heat you burn never makes it to your food. Electric ranges and induction burners perform vastly better (84% and 72% energy efficicient, respectively), but can anything be done to greenify all of the otherwise …

Withings Activité: The First Smart Looking Smart Watch - The Fox Is Black

For the time being, “smart watches” aren’t a smart bet. So far most companies are producing mobile phones that fit on your wrist, not truly thinking …

Artistic Portrait Tattoos by Pietro Sedda

Pietro Sedda is an Italian tattoo artist with a very different style. His work consist of portraits with a artistic flare to it, whether is some …

30 Weeks: An Experimental New Design School, Backed By Google

Design superpowers of the world have united to create an experimental new school. Will it work?<p>Following Apple’s success, many companies are finally starting to recognize the crucial role design plays in building a desirable (and profitable) product. Yet very few companies are actually founded and …

Google Earth Screenshots Reveal Our Planet’s Beautiful, Pattern-Like Designs

If you’ve never spend time virtually globetrotting on Google Earth, make it your next procrastination outlet–it’s usually a lot more awe-inspiring than Facebook. But for those of us who don’t have time for digital travels, there’s Earth Patterns, in which designer Lauren Manning acts as a kind of …

Visual Content Creation Made Simple

Help your entire organization become brand storytellers<p>Anyone can create effective, on-brand graphics to engage audiences of any size<p>See Plans<br>• See …

Infographics

Quirky "Tiny Tattoos" Paired with Paralleled Landscapes

Photographer Austin Tott pairs the small with the grandiose in his series <i>Tiny Tattoos</i>. The delightful images feature hand-drawn body art that's positioned against a background from which they visually reference. In one photograph, we see a wrist that is marked with quotes in front of several stacks …

Body Art

How Can One Man Cut a Log into Boards All by Himself? By Using a Logosol

At the Holz-Handwerk show there are tons of circular saws, tons panel saws and tons of CNC mills. But there's only one Logosol M8 Portable Sawmill. …

Lake Travis Residence by Hsu Office of Architecture

The Lake Travis Residence near Austin, Texas.<p>The creative team of Hsu Office of Architecture was hired to design this house atop a sloping site off …

Modern Architecture

Mod Notebooks

Writers and illustrators often fill notebook upon notebook with ideas, wordplay, sketches and doodles. Many are then lost to a drawer or a shelf, and the creativity stays locked away. Mod Notebooks has a brand new solution for salvaging those threads, beginnings and "what ifs." Their new service …

Apps

Start Collecting Original Art with Uprise

Uprise Art is an art collective and online gallery that features original artwork from some of today’s emerging contemporary artists. The collective …

Taking A Second Look At Professional Free Fonts

I popped the CD in my computer and found a collection of the most horrendous fonts you could imagine. Novelty and “retro” fonts. Spooky Halloween …

Designing A Sexy, Safe Touch Screen For Cars Is Harder Than It Looks

There are reasons why the latest concept dashboard UI hasn’t been made a reality.<p>A few weeks ago, a gorgeous concept video of “a new car UI” made the rounds of the Internet, gathering praise as it went. With good reason: The video, created by product designer Matthaeus Krenn, shows a working …

Coulda, Shoulda, WOOD-a!

Maple Set investigates an alternative emotional response to everyday kitchen knives! The project was undertaken as an exploration of unique materials …