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Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos Bag Victory in Contest for Estonia's Arvo Pärt Centre

Today the President of Estonia announced the Spanish firm Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos as the winner in an international competition to design a new …

Sculptural Skull Armchair Fit for an Evil Genius

<i>Skull Armchair</i> is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka Harow, that seems fit for anyone interested in comfort as they plot sinister moves. Like something straight out of a movie or video game or perhaps a Bond villain's elaborate lair, the onyx …

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Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

gas giant by jacob hashimoto 10,000 bamboo paper kites are artfully arranged into a mesmerizing immersive installation for this summer's venice art biennale. take a sneak peek: http://www.designboom.com/art/venice-art-biennale-2013-gas-giant-by-jacob-hashimoto/

Coolest Starbucks around the world

It's been said that you're never farther than 170 miles from a Starbucks in America -- and we can assume that will become only more true as Starbucks continues its global domination. As of July 2012, there were 17,651 Starbucks locations worldwide, with an additional 1,500 slated to open in 2013. …

Minimalist Posters That Reduce Your Favorite Movies To Basic Shapes

Graphic designer Michal Krasnopolski creates 22 movie posters that are head-scratchingly metaphorical.<p>In the future, when the history of the Internet is taught alongside social studies and algebra in middle school, there will be a brief, marginal mention of minimalist posters and how they, for a …

One Great Animation about Five Great Buildings - The Fox Is Black

While I’m not sure that <i>all</i> five of these buildings are necessarily great, the animation sure is. Titled Five Great Buildings, this short was made by …

Here & There at NYC Design Week

by LinYee Yuan<p>With a tepid spring and uncertain weather, summer travel seems like a distant dream for many of us in NYC. But during Design Week, the exhibition "Here & There"—from the designers behind Various Projects and Field—was a vibrant reminder of the delights of travel and the exhilaration …

Secret Spaces: An Illegal NYC Watertower Nightclub

In New York City there are plenty of places to get drunk, starting with my kitchen. But most crave a more glamorous experience, and in a city of …

Before Hiring a Design Partner, Consider This

Design is a service, not a magic spell. There are designers who do it well, and those who do it poorly; some produce profitable outcomes, and some waste money. More and more companies view design as an important strategic element of their business and are seeking partners to help them understand …

All I Have... by Mateusz Witczak via betype

Herman Miller Wireframe Sofa

As one of the more exciting seating designs to be introduced to Herman Miller's already near-comprehensive offering of home and office furnishings, the Wireframe Sofa Group blends a comfortably minimal aesthetic with a visual and physical lightness. After first catching the design in Milan last …

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Keita Sagaki’s drawing’s made of thousands of tiny tiny doodles, talk about pathological

Keita Sagaki’s drawing’s made of thousands of tiny tiny doodles, talk about pathological

Augmented aisles: the online invasion of the high street

Over the past few years, we've become used to two types of shopping – online and in-store, but we rarely enjoy the benefits of both at the same time. …

"One day it will be possible to 3D-print a human liver"

In this extract from Print Shift, our one-off publication about 3D printing, editor Claire Barrett reports on the growing number of medical …