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A’Design Award & Competition 2014 – Last Call for Submissions – 3 Days Left!

<b>There are only 3 days left guys, hurry up!</b> This is a friendly reminder to all designers all around the world, time is ticking so if you plan to …

The Cosmos Bed by Natalia Rumyantseva

<b>The Cosmos Bed</b> takes you to get on board to the journey of relaxation, sleep, and rest. It’s a partially open bed that provides a sense of privacy …

Squeaky Clean Teeth

There should be more to children’s toothbrushes that just cartoon figures, toy shapes and colors. Brushing teeth correctly is important and as a …

What is the future of sustainable design? - open thread

Designers have shaped every aspect of the world we live in today. From the chair you're sitting in, to the window you may be peering out of, conscious thought was put into each fine detail of the product's functionality, appearance and performance. So imagine the power of placing sustainability at …

The Ultimate Calendar For Running A Business

<i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>Our 12-month, Gregorian calendar is helpful in many ways: it syncs with the Earth’s natural orbit of the sun, helps us describe the seasons, and gives us …

Dynamic Oil Paintings of Cityscapes in Motion

Italian artist Alessandro Papetti creates cityscapes filled with a sense of chaotic life in motion. His oil on canvas paintings feature not just one crisp moment, but rather, multiple elements blended together into a dynamic portrayal of time and space.<p>Finding inspiration from the bustling world …

NOTWASTE Eco-Friendly Furniture

NOTWASTE is a brand of furniture founded by Kristian Almonte and Attanasio Mazzone in 2012. Born from the idea of not creating any waste in the …

Art Installation – Reverse of Volume by Yasuaki Onishi

Reverse of Volume.<p>This art installation called ‘Reverse of Volume’ by Japanese artist Yasuaki Onishi was created for the Rice Gallery. The shape of …

Delicious Textiles Made From Licorice, Noodles, And Ham

Just like mother used to make?<p>Leather is comedically barbaric if you think about it: We kill an animal. We peel off its skin. We pluck out all the hair. Then we dump a bunch of tree bark or minerals on top to change the color. And with this varnished outer animal layer in-hand, an artisan (or …

Pixelstick Gives Light Painting a (Much Needed) Makeover

It seems like you only see light painting in wedding photo ops and unintentionally (and then intentionally) in 4th of July sparkler shots. It's a …

Amazing Aluminum Wire Sculptures by Seung Mo Park

Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates incredibly detailed metallic sculptures by carefully manipulating aluminum wire. Each figure in his <i>Human</i> series of sculptures presents a remarkable attention to the delicate form of the human body (including wispy locks of hair) as well as the …

Watermarks – Abstract Photography by Marco Visch

Abstract Photography.<p>Marco Visch aka VISCHframe is a fine art photographer who always tries to capture a unique moment. The lighting, shades, or …

New Shadow Figure Emerges From Fabric

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita has created a magical new shadow figure using just light and fabric. Called <i>Veil</i>, it's a temporary installation on view until December 1 at Villa Olmo in Como, Italy as part of the 23rd edition of Miniartextil, an annual exhibition that focuses on contemporary art that …

In the Details: What Is Laokoon?

<i>In the Details is our weekly look at especially smart, innovative or unusual details of a new design.</i><p>When the designers of the Enso lamp start …

Bizarre New Animated Gifs from Zach Dougherty | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Zach Dougherty (previously) is back with a new round if really strange animated gifs, placing his strange amorphous and glitchy …

Half-Drag Portraits Show the Before & After Transformations of NYC Drag Queens

New York-based photographer Leland Bobbé has put together a fascinating series of portraits that examine the idea of gender fluidity by showing New …

Do Ho Suh's Splendid, Spectral 'Specimens' at Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong

I've been a fan of sculptor Do Ho Suh since I saw his work at a 2011 solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin; curious to learn more, I arrived at the …

Beautiful Paintings of the Expressive Body in Motion

Hong Kong-based British artist Simon Birch creates beautifully expressive full-body portraits of people in motion. His smeared paintings capture the energetic beauty of movement, giving an artistic rendition of motion that is both elegant and powerful. Each portrait in Birch's collection offers a …

Unique Natural Sculptures Blend Layers of Stone with Glass

Tokyo-born artist Ramon Todo creates unexpected sculptures by drawing upon basic, solid materials found in nature. To create each piece, he first locates stones and bricks discovered on personal walks through various landscapes. He then removes segments of the stone, which symbolize the history of …

Articles about design tips privacy helpful products part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

As the lines between our public and personal lives become increasingly blurry, designers are helping redefine privacy for the...<p>To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...<p>For even more nifty nursery ideas, we …

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 …

The Opus Building by Zaha Hadid

Planned for 2016, this project Me by Melia hotel in Dubai will be housed within the Opus Tower, proposed by Zaha Hadid Architects. First hotel of the …

Evading Detection in the Digital Panopticon

BOSTON — A six-foot-tall sculpture of a figure wearing a ghillie suit, a collaborative work by artists George Heintz and Victoria Duffee, hides in …

Commonplace objects and items blown up to large scale installation works from NYC based artist Petros Chrisostomou 

Commonplace objects and items blown up to large scale installation works from NYC based artist Petros Chrisostomou

Richard Rogers: Inside Out, at Royal Academy

This retrospective for the octogenarian architect Richard Rogers reveals his work to be interesting but also antiquated, says Ellis Woodman.<p>It has only been five years since <b>London was last treated to an exhibition</b> devoted to the work of the architect <b>Richard Rogers</b>. However, the handsome show that …

Banksy "Siren Of The Lambs" New Truck Installation For "Better Out Than In" - Meatpacking District, New York City

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• October 11, 2013<p>As we revealed yesterday (Covered), Banksy has just officially announced his newest truck installation for …

Total Babe of a Chair

Born out of love for illusion, the Bodice Rocker’s sexy shape reminds us of a shapely bust or derrière. The sculptural seat also performs a unique …

Hand-Cut Paper Microorganisms by Charles Clary | Colossal

<p>Tennessee-based artist Charles Clary knows a thing or two about patience as evidenced by his structural paper creations reminiscent of biological …

Blown

The newest creation from Samuel Wilkinson is Blown, a lamp for the Copenhagen-based design company &tradition. Aiming to explore the reflective and refractive properties of glass, Wilkinson drew his inspiration for Blown from older pieces. "I’ve looked at antique ceramics, old glass pieces, lenses …

Possible Image Surfaces Of Samsung’s Rumored Smartphone With Curved Screen

Back at the Galaxy Gear event, Samsung executives cryptically said that they had plans to “introduce a curved display smartphone in October”. Today, an image shared by reliable leak account @evleaks displays what could be the fruition of those plans.<p>The device is curved across the vertical axis, …