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Why Does This Bucket have a Hole in the Handle?

A simple but clever design feature<p>Japanese brand Hachiman has been making plastic products since 1965, and their mastery of the material shows in …

Defrosting For Good

Imagine being stuck in an avalanche or being snowed-in at mountains and with little time for rescue. At such scenarios, the implements that we use …

Extraordinary Avengers UI Design by Territory Studio

Territory, a studio located in London, has been the responsible for something in the latest Marvel Studios' movies that most of the public won't …

Fibonacci clock: can you tell the time on the world's most stylish nerd timepiece?

Don’t you find clock faces quite aggressive, their hands and numbers constantly reminding you of the passing of the time?<p>If so, this beautiful invention is for you.<p>The Fibonacci clock lets you know the time more subtly, by changing colours and requiring you do some adding up.<p>The Fibonacci sequence …

Mathematics

Kacper Hamilton's brass device depicts time as solid matter

<b>Milan 2015:</b> London designer Kacper Hamilton has created a complex sand-timer that uses weights to measure the passing of seconds and minutes (+ …

Designs for Better Boozing: Foldable Flasks

Winos can finally move into the 21st Century<p>Have the terrorists won? Now that your favorite sporting arena has installed metal detectors, you can no …

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Robo-Ants are Future Factory Workers<p>Palm-sized robotic ants may one day take over industrial factories, but instead of being pests, these android insects will help out on the assembly line. German robotics company Festo came up with the idea for BionicANTs after being inspired by the way …

Jurassic Park

Timeless Tintype Portraits of Celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival

For the second year in a row, celebrity photographer Victoria Will put down her DSLR and used a century-old technique to capture dramatic tintype portraits of celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival. Similar to last year's batch of portraits, these images are both hauntingly beautiful and utterly …

Sundance

Flomm

What would a video game look like if developed in 1923 by a group of angry modern artists? Flomm attempts to answer that question and more. Part …

Modern Art

Dominic Wilcox's Hilariously Bizarre Inventions

A look at the man behind "Speed Creating" during his inventive process<p>At last month's Design Indaba conference we were charmed by the creative …

Articles about remote new zealand retreat walled world on Dwell.com - Dwell

Relax and soak up the scenery at this stunning architectural gem close to the sea.<p>A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a...<p>A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>In a new …

Architecture

Articles about mind bending renovation brings bold modern addition old farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted...<p>The process of steam bending wood has been …

Architecture

An Actively Transforming Table from MIT's Self-Assembly Lab

The Programmable Table Debuts at Salone del Mobile 2015<p>Welcome to the age of active furniture. For Salone del Mobile 2015, MIT's Self-Assembly Lab is …

Heartwarming Photos of Families of Bears Living in Finland

53-year-old photographer Dionys Moser has captured these adorable photos of brown bear cubs with their mothers in a Finland forest. Moser arranges a photography tour of the taiga forest in Finland in late June and early July, when the mother bears come out with their young after a long winter …

Bear Cubs

Articles about new era 5 modern victorian renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a …

Luxury Lifestyle

What Turning 30 Years Old Means to People Around the World

For many people, turning 30 years old is a significant milestone. To some, it marks the end of youth, while others see it as the beginning of mature adulthood. Paris-based photographer Stephane Domingues, who turned 30 himself in December 2013, regards the 30s as a time to be assertive and …

South Africa

I call this a School-Stool

As kids in kindergarten, we would place our chairs upside down on our desks at the end of the day. To make it easier for the cleaning staff to sweep …

Articles about grid island house new zealand connects outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

A remote beachside cottage evokes the spirit of camping trips.<p>A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>On New Zealand’s Great …

New Zealand

Articles about 8-modern-mirrors-redefine-your-interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>Light is the essence and reason for life. The beauty of light is inherent in its colors and a light artist brings it to life.<p>Working from home is a no-brainer.<p>Reflections have captivated us (literally!) for as long as we've had …

Mid-Century modern

Sponsor // Webydo

<b>Your web design canvas. Made for designers.</b>Webydo is a professional website design platform that empowers graphic and<br>web designers to create and …

Web Design

Boeing's "Force Field" Patent

Boeing's "Force Field" Patent<p>via engadget.com<p>Boeing has just filed a patent for “shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc” or more simply put: force fields. The defense company plans to use the patent to help protect military vehicles from incoming shockwaves generated by explosions. When a …

Edward Hopper

Architizer

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

Material Design Motion Explorations

It is awesome to see more and more people playing with Material Design. The Google visual language is much more than visual design, it is …

Beyond Object presents minimal metallic stationery by Poetic Lab

<b>Maison&Objet 2015:</b> London studio Poetic Lab has created a collection of desktop accessories with simple shapes and metallic finishes for design brand …

Architizer

UI/UX Works by Julien Renvoye

Julien Renvoye is a product designer at Mixpanel and he's also a freelance focusing on iOS Design, Web Design and UX currently located in San …

San Francisco

Telescopic contact lenses zoom in and out with right and left winks

Researchers from Swiss technical university Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have created a prototype for telescopic contact lenses, and have …

Articles about clever red pegboard backsplash remodeled kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>An interesting backsplash can take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.<p>A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...<p>What’s the …

Kitchens