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Japanese Woodworking Madness: A Three-Way Wood Joint

Imagine cutting this thing out by hand<p>Shinobu Kobayashi is a Japanese woodworker based in Australia, currently studying Scandinavian techniques in …

Woodworking

See BB-8's skeleton in this cool tear-down video

When playing around with Sphero’s BB-8 toy, the miniature version of the personality-filled droid from the upcoming movie ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ it’s hard to not feel like it’s made with a little bit of magic. His little head floats atop his body, and he maintains his ability to be upright …

The 22 Best Cult Movies of the '90s

It didn’t take much of a push for our staff to revisit some of their favorite movies from the nineties. After all, there’s nothing like a campy film classic to transport you back in time. Here, a look at 22 nineties cult films we could watch over and over again.

Satan's fall from heaven retold as an animation for David Gilmour's Rattle That Lock music video

<b>Music:</b> hand-drawn imagery depicts stormy and celestial scenes in Alasdair + Jock's intricate animation for David Gilmour's Rattle That Lock (+ movie).<p>…

Music Videos

“Muji Is Not A Trend”: How Design Fuels Muji’s Growth

The pioneering “no brand” brand views design as a solution for problems we encounter daily.<p>With around 400 stores in Japan alone, and another 300 operating internationally, housewares brand Muji shows no signs of slowing its rapid clip of expansion. For the past 35 years, the company has …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Saving dough never looked so good.<p>22 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Grooming<p>and the week's 6 other grooming moves you need to see.<p>7 Photos2 days …

9 Top Designers On What Every New Grad Should Know

Designers at Ideo, Autodesk, Huge, Sagmeister & Walsh, and more provide pearls of wisdoms for the next generation of design talent.<p>‘Tis the season. Caps are flying all across the country as the latest generation of design graduates collect their sheepskins. Soon, they’ll hit the pavement, looking …

UX Design

Origami Artist Creates Charming Animals with Unique Wet Folding Technique

Hoang Tien Quyet has been folding paper ever since he was a kid. Amazed at how a flat sheet of paper could transform into a three dimensional object, he kept up the practice as he got older and eventually joined a Vietnam Origami Group forum. It was there that he met many friends who shared the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

New Arrivals<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>15 Photos2 days agoView …

Lifestyle

America's 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities

<i>By: Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Let's be honest: size matters. Being a small city isn't sexy, what with lacking name recognition of a New York or the quaint charm of a tiny town like Carmel-by-the-Sea. Falling somewhere inside the bell curve usually means a middling metropolis is …

How Model Grace Hartzel's Obsession with Anime Helped Cement Her Status as Saint Laurent Muse

Today, <b>Grace “Gracie” Hartzel</b> arrives at the <i>Vogue</i> offices looking what she calls <i>kawaii,</i> aka Japanese for cute, in a vintage lavender-blue schoolgirl dress with a Peter Pan collar. It’s certainly different than Hartzel’s usual image, as the leather-clad, eternally cool girl muse for <b>Hedi Slimane</b> of …

LG’s 55-inch 'wallpaper' OLED display hangs on the wall with magnets

It's one of LG's most impressive displays of screen technology yet: a 55-inch OLED panel that's just 0.97mm thick and weighs just 1.9kg (4.1 pounds). The panel is so thin that it can be stuck to the wall using a magnetic mat before being peeled off like wallpaper, reports Korean news agency <i>Yonhap</i>. …

OLEDs

Amazon’s ultimate product? Monopoly

The best of the week’s long reads in science and technology, including why Amazon launches new products, the benefits of religion and the threat of a potentially catastrophic volcano.<p><b>Environment</b> | Volcanoes and climate<p>If aliens were watching the Earth through telescopes during 1815, they would …

Tinder Hack Matches Unaware Straight Men, Odd Conversations Ensue

Flirting can be hard, especially through a screen. But these guys never had a chance, considering they were chatting with other heterosexual male users as part of a clever technological ruse.<p>A hack on Tinder isn’t anything new. More tech-savvy folks have actually dug into the app to automatically …

Articles about 8 tips designing budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>Every woman has daydreamed about having a beautiful dressing …

Quality Furnishings from Token

While at the WestEdge Design Fair, I discovered Brooklyn-based Token, a design and manufacturing studio that develops contemporary handcrafted …

Impressive Physical Strength Paired with London Architecture

<i>Freerunner</i> is a collaboration between self-taught photographer Pip as he documented athlete and champion freerunner Tim Shieff in impressive physical displays. The intention for the project was to create a series that was different from the average sports photography. So, the two ventured out to …

Watch: The Future Of DJing, Beatboxing, And Instrumentation

The piano has had a good run, as has the guitar. Both classical instruments have continuously reinvented themselves to drive the sounds of pop culture forward into our digital present. But as I watch this <i>Lawnmower Man</i>-esque clip of beatboxer Humanelectro, I feel like the days of our old instruments …

Music Production

Hellman-Chang: Bringing Glamour Back into Furniture Design

When you think of two guys in a shop building furniture, you imagine them wearing Carhartt more than Canali. But Dan Hellman and Eric Chang aren't …

Furniture

Banksy Has Unannounced Art Sale with Genuine Signed Canvases in Central Park, Sells Almost Nothing | Colossal

<p>For his 13th day in New York, Banksy pulled a fantastic prank on unsuspecting passersby in Central Park yesterday by setting up an unannounced art …

The best car air freshener you’ll ever smell, thanks to Baxter of California and retaW - The Fox Is Black

I’ve never reviewed a car freshener on the site before now, and that’s because I’ve never seen one as cool (or smelled one as amazing) as this …

GIFs of a Captivating Light and Movement Performance

<i>Nuance</i> is a spectacular video by multidisciplinary artist Marc-Antoine Locatelli that features dancer Lucas Boirat combining his gift of movement with captivating beams of light. The interpretative performance presents a push and pull between the human silhouette and a shape-shifting abstract …

Timelapse of the Imperceptible Effects of Aging Created from Family Portraits by Anthony Cerniello | Colossal

<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> Watch the whole thing. With sound. Don’t skip around. Just let it play, or else you’re missing out.<p>Aging is fascinating thing to …

The Glue Society Imagines an Art Movement Centered on Excess Called “Moreing” | Colossal

<p>In this video from the Glue Society (previously here and here) we learn about a new art movement focused on possessing multiples of the same object. …

How do you get a job as a designer without going to design school? - The Fox Is Black

That’s the question posed in this Quora thread with some rather smart answers to go along with it. As an untraditionally trained designer who didn’t …

A Better Way to Get Into Outer Space, as Demonstrated by a Power-Drill-Operated Shotgun

The Slingatron is a "mechanical hypervelocity launcher" proposal for efficiently launching objects from Earth into space. A company called HyperV …

Power Tools

How to Be a Design Entrepreneur: Seven Tips for Running Your Own I.D. Business

For the past ten weeks, I've been talking to a variety of American design entrepreneurs about the realities of running an I.D. business today. The …

Entrepreneurship

Watch A Beatboxer Go Nuts With A Leap Motion

Pmmpt. Putuhchika pmmpt puh pmmpt. Is there any music more gutturally satisfying than that of a good beatboxer? A wind instrument might amplify and augment the vibrations of your mouth, but a beatboxer is a creator and amplifier in one. Every rhythm is backed by an implication of lips, teeth, and …

Synthesizers

Must-See Video: Eric Buss' Bubble Wrap Bike

You pop the bubbles in bubble wrap to relieve stress. But sometimes you just cannot pop them fast enough, and that leads to even more stress. To …

Fossil Fuels