Fletcher Phillips

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Who owns our cities – and why this urban takeover should concern us all

The huge post-credit crunch buying up of urban buildings by corporations has significant implications for equity, democracy and rights<p>Does the massive foreign and national corporate buying of urban buildings and land that took off after the 2008 crisis signal an emergent new phase in major cities? …

A Design Judgement Test

A friend shared this test of “design judgement” with me a few years ago. It was developed in the mid-1940s (this edition is 1948) and used for some …

Interactivity, Dynamics, Animations: Fresh Examples of Non-Static Websites

Non-static websites is totally not a brand-new concept. At the beginning it was flash-powered websites that impressed us with its fantastic …

60 Free Clean Fonts for Your Next Project

Are you struggling to find that particular font that matches your creative vision? Well, you have come to the right place. We have collected 60 free …

2013 in Latin American Tech: Less Talk, More Results

On one hand, failed startups are more willing to share their stories, like Nuflick and Shoes4You did when they closed shop in 2013. On the other hand, entrepreneurs are keener to listen. Earlier in 2013, startup conference FailCon held its second Brazilian edition in Porto Alegre. In addition, a …

Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

Our Beautiful Planet<p>A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which …

Google wants to build maps that customize themselves based on what they know about you

Two of the senior designers working on Google Maps told the Roadmap 2013 conference in San Francisco on Tuesday that maps are just a “canvas for the …

Wheat Fields Photography

I really love photographies of wide, endless fields. There are many great kinds of fields out there, like flower fields, for example. But by far one …

18 Examples of Beautiful Image Usage in Web Design

We can say that lately images are taking center stage in web design. And thanks to that, we’ve been seeing some really beautiful websites where sleek …

Articles about 5 scandinavian sites we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you …

Articles about best western our favorite modern homes texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

If the Pacific Northwest conjures up images of homes that are closely connected with waterways, mountain ranges, or...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted...<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and …

Superkilen: Global Mash-up of a Park

The nearly mile-long Superkilen park in Denmark is a bold attempt to create a new identity for an “ethnically diverse and socially challenged” …

A City For Kids Inside Copenhagen

How do you deal with an influx of young people into your city? If you want to make them really happy, create a city within a city just for them. By 2025, Copenhagen will have 90,000 new residents, with 33,000 between 18 and 29 and 22,000 between 0 and 17 years of age. Instead of waiting to handle …

Design You Trust

Walter Molino was born in 1915 and died in 1997 at age 82. He began working professionally as an illustrator and caricaturist in 1935 for a newspaper …