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'Tableau' and Other Auto-Irrigation Systems for Tortured House-Plants

Too irresponsible to water daily? New wave of designs are here to help<p>If you're at all like me, the last year will have seen you jump wholehearted on …

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Waves of wood form staircase at SDM Apartment by Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop

Continuous wooden elements create treads in both upper and lower sections of this U-shaped staircase at a Mumbai apartment by Mexican studio …

The Bradley tactile timepiece available intwo new colours at Dezeen Watch Store

Dezeen Watch Store: The Bradley tactile watch – a timepiece originally developed for blind people that has become a favourite among designers – is …

Wooden screens divide TBWA/Lisbon offices by ColectivArquitectura

Slatted timber panels break up spaces in this concrete-lined office for an advertising agency in Lisbon by local studio ColectivArquitectura (+ …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …

Designer Hilla Shamia Fuses Cast Aluminum and Tree Trunks to Create One-of-a-Kind Furniture Pieces | Colossal

<p>Product designer Hilla Shamia has developed a novel way to meld poured aluminum with irregularly shaped wood pieces to create sleek tables and …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

World Trade Center

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

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Listen: Jamie xx DJ Set at the xx's Night + Day Festival

<i>Photo by Ebru Yildiz</i><p>Embedded content is unavailable.<p>One of the xx's post-<i>Coexist</i> activities has included their own mini-series of European festivals this summer called Night + Day. Red Bull Music Academy has posted audio from Jamie xx's DJ set at the recent Berlin installment of the festival. Have …

Audi Project Scorpion Hypercar Rendered

Turning the R18 e-tron Quattro into something suitable for public consumption.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Audi's upcoming, race-bred hypercar, based directly on the R18 e-tron Quattro Le Mans racer that took victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year. Audi intends to use the new car, known internally as …