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Google Maps Turned Into Cool Generative Art By Boston-Based Coder

A Boston-based computer coder has turned his hand to modifying the Google Maps API to produce some very cool generative art.<p>Shaun Utter has created a …

A Chair Born From Exploring the Cube

Designer Per Jensen spent time studying the shape of a cube and wondering what kind of chair could be designed from it. The first exploration led to …

How Loli’s DIY Skin Care Kits Are Rethinking the Beauty Box Concept

If you’ve ever dreamed of the beauty equivalent of a dinner-prep kit—think fresh, farm-to-table ingredients delivered straight to your front door and made for DIY mixing à la Blue Apron or Plated—you’re officially in luck. Each month, skin care enthusiasts who sign up for the fledgling at-home …

22 DIY Cinder Block Projects That Are Anything But Boring

The literal building blocks to cool decor.<p>Photo credit: Kate Myhre of Modernly Wed<p>Cinder blocks can be the ugliest things, until they're not.<p>The dull, gray blocks can transform into practical masterpieces like a backyard garden or a bedside table. Whether these will live inside or outside the home, …

These Beautifully Styled Food Photos Are Like Visual Recipes

Cooking is an exercise in precision. Even once you get the hang of things and start to forego recipes for intuition, you still need a level of innate exactitude for your dishes to come out just right. Danish photographer Mikkel Jul Hvilshøj captures this sentiment with his collection of pristine …

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

TrackReddit

TrackReddit - Get alerted when your startup/phrase is mentioned on Reddit. (reddit and Tech) Read the opinion of 27 influencers. Discover 2 …

Retailers Look to Their Best Customers, Not Bloggers, As the New Influencers

What comes after the personal style blogger? For some brands, it's super customers, whose evangelizing ways make them an appealing asset on social …

These 10 Countries Are The Most Prosperous In The World, And They Don’t Include The U.S.

Instead, the top 10 most prosperous countries rankings yielded the usual cast of Scandinavian characters that tend to show up in happiness polls. …

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A Wearable Fitness Tracker For Diehard Gym Rats

Fitbit? Fuelband? Amateur hour. If you take your workouts seriously, Push might be for you.<p>Many personal trainers might be employed by people who are more interested in the image of having a personal trainer than actually getting fit–but that doesn’t mean they don’t know what they’re doing. If …

Remodeling 101: Shou Sugi Ban Charred Wood

Repeat after us: <i>shou sugi ban.</i> Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese …

From Yoda to Darth Vader with LEGO Bricks

Over the course of 10 hours and using 16,000 LEGO bricks, Swiss designers Drzach & Suchy created an installation for the Google Zurich office that’s …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Make It Modern: Incorporate DIY Urban-Inspired Artwork Into Your Decor

This month, Bing challenged us to use the new Smart Search powered by Windows 8.1 to get inspired for our next DIY project. I’m always game for …

Halloween Couple in Homemade Green Army Men Costumes

Halloween is a time for people to get especially creative and this year, Redditor BritishRacingGreen and his girlfriend have gone all out, transforming themselves into life-size plastic green army men. The San Francisco-based duo roamed the city streets in their elaborate getup, stopping for …

SkyRunner

Sometimes you just want the comfort of knowing that no matter what — post-apocalyptic undead hordes, floods on a biblical scale, stranded in the …

Polar: A Fun Modular Pen Made of Powerful Neodymium Magnets | Colossal

<p>Is it a toy? A tool? It’s both, and it’s amazing. Polar is a modular pen and stylus made of 12 neodymium magnets that can be disassembled for all …

Full Turn: 3D Light Sculptures Created from Rotating Flat Screen Monitors at High Speed | Colossal

<p>Full Turn is a kinetic light sculpture by Benjamin Muzzin created as a diploma project for his bachelor degree at ECAL. The piece was constructed …

Expert Advice: Architects’ Top 10 Gray Paint Picks

We polled members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory to come up with our list of the best gray exterior paints out there. You’re done! …

Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home

Remodelista began as a group of design-obsessed friends with a mission to create a new resource, a digital guide devoted to demystifying the home …

LA Style Lands in Marin County

Let’s be honest: Northern California’s Marin County is fab in many ways. World’s most beautiful landscape? Check. Birthplace of the mountain bike and …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

One… Two… Tree!

With the holiday season right around the corner, here’s a sculptural take on the Christmas tree for anyone who doesn’t like the idea of chopping down …

These Self-Assembling Blocks Will Make Real-Life Transformers Possible

Imagine 3-D printing, without a 3-D printer. MIT’s robotic M-Blocks could change the landscape of design forever. Here’s how.<p>The M-Blocks, created by John Romanishin at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, are self-assembling robots that move themselves around like magnetic …

Stylin’ Hand-Crafted Wooden Vespa That’s Fully-Functional

With more and more people switching to alternative modes of transportation like bikes and scooters, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to stand out from the crowd of nearly identical vehicles. While some turn to new paint jobs or accessories, craftsman Carlos Alberto took a more labor …

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Booleanos Cabinet – Furniture Design by Joel Escalona

Stunning Furniture Design.<p>The design of the Booleanos cabinets is based on concepts such as addition and subtraction or construction and …

Arming Outside Lands fans with high-tech wristbands

You're at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, a beer in one hand, a banh mi sandwich in the other, and are still able to upload your photos to …

Do Indoor Plants Really Clean the Air?

Sure, that potted fern is pretty, but can it really spruce up the air quality in your home? Studies by scientists at NASA, Pennsylvania State …

The Youth Of India