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Target's Next Collaboration Is Really Beautiful (And Affordable!) Modern Furniture

Target has a really nice holiday surprise for it's shoppers: a new collaboration! On December 27th, the store will release a 120-piece furniture and …

UBCO 2×2 Utility Bike Features Dual Electric Drive for Smooth, Quiet, and Optimum Performance

<b>Ubco 2×2</b> is an electric utility bike that uses dual electric drive to help you with your work outdoors. It features a powerful yet lightweight …

Nendo’s Carbon Fiber Bookshelf Stretches To Any Size You Need

The Nest is a Russian nesting doll shelving unit, which can be pulled apart to “grow” to any size and configuration you want.<p>Here’s something that’s happened to everyone. You’ve got a pile of books just sort of hanging out, looking like a bomb went off. So you decide to buy some shelves for them. …

Carbon Fiber

Robin Day's 1960s stackable Polyside chair relaunches

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> department store John Lewis and furniture manufacturer Hille are relaunching British furniture designer Robin Day's …

How Wayfinding Guru Lance Wyman Defined the Field of Environmental Graphics

A new tome from Unit Editions covers the iconic graphic designer’s impressive oeuvre.<p>When you visit a foreign (or not so foreign) city, maneuvering the streets can either fill you with ease or utter frustration. This is all due to wayfinding, a visual language that communicates how to navigate the …

Graphic Design

Your iPhone Now Has Virtual Reality, Compliments of Google

Cardboard is the first major VR platform to arrive on the iPhone. But will it be the one that matters most?<p>Yesterday at the Google I/O conference, Google brought the app store for Cardboard–the sub $5 cardboard adapter that turns a smartphone into a virtual reality headset–to the iPhone. In the …

From Socks To Sex Toys: Inside America’s Subscription-Box Obsession

Call it the Birchbox Effect: You can now have pretty much anything delivered monthly to your door. Will the bubble-wrap bubble ever burst?<p>While online shopping has made our lives so much easier, it also has its problems. For instance, we don’t get to sample new products to see how they feel or …

The Tomorrow Collective: Sustainable Products Inspired by the Past

The Toothpaster eradicates marketing material from toothpaste and gives the user all the ingredients to mix together an efficient toothpaste.<p>Meant to …

Furniture

World Falls in Love with Quokka, Australia’s Most Adorable Animal

Photo: Imgur<p>The world has spoken: the always-smiling quokka is both the happiest and the most photogenic animal on the planet. Known for its charismatic grin and friendly disposition, the quokka is the perfect selfie co-star, as made apparent by the popularity of the hashtag: …

Cute Animals

These Moleskine-Like Books Unfold Into Tables And Stools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJwSxHIwj04<p>Every bibliophile’s probably made the joke that they had so many books, they could make furniture out of them. Now on Kickstarter, Bookniture makes building furniture out of a book as easy as opening one.<p>Designed by Hong Kong-based designer Mike Mak, …

Furniture

Polly: A Pulley Pendant Light

No matter how high or low you need, the Polly lamp can adjust to your needs. Based off of a pulley system, you can set the height of the lamp to fit …

How to AirDrop Photos & Other Files from iPhone to Mac (or Transfer Them via iTunes

As a writer, I appreciate being able to bring my work with me wherever I go. I can write an article on my Mac, and then transfer it to my iPhone to polish it up while I’m waiting to pick the kids up from school. While there are many ways in which to save files between devices, I’ve found that using …

Dwell

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10 of the Most Innovative Designs From CES 2015

This year’s 2015 Consumer Electronic Show was enormous – in fact, the largest show floor in history – with over 3,600 exhibitors and 2.2 million …

Logo Design: Lamps and Lanterns

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Logo Design

A Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica Photographed by Alex Cornell | Colossal

<p>While on an expedition to Antarctica last month, photographer Alex Cornell witnessed a massive iceberg flip, revealing a strangely translucent blue …

Nature

What If Nike Sold Oranges And Apple Sold iMilk?

Could Ferrari ever be successful in the pasta aisle? And would Jonathan Ive’s penchant for stark packaging work in the dairy aisle?<p>In the work of Israel-based designer Peddy Mergui, the design language of some of the world’s most fashionable brands—Tiffany, Versace, Dolce Gabbana, Bulgari, and …

Athletic Apparel

Crazy Project Will Let You Hijack A Human And See The World Through His Eyes

Have an adventure without ever leaving your house.<p><i>Walk into that market. Take a look around. Ooh, what are those strange spikey fruits? Walk up to them and give ’em a sniff. How do they smell? Like feet? Awesome. Ask the lady what they cost. 588 yen? That’s…about $5? Okay, tell her you’ll take</i> …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>It's easy to get stuck in food ruts during the week, turning to predictable (and often boring) dishes when you're short on time or energy. But …

Jalapeno Popper Bread

<i>This jalapeno bread recipe is loaded with cream cheese and peppers for an easy appetizer or snack that's perfect for game day!</i><p>I've had a jar of pickled jalapenos in my pantry for a couple of months now and every time I open the door, there they are, eyeballing me.<p>I hate being eyeballed by …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

The Greatest, And Easiest, Skillet Chicken Recipe In The World

When it comes to chicken recipes, there are so many to choose from. We ourselves have found 75 different ways to cook this bird. And most of them are pretty simple and wholly satisfying. It's chicken, after all. The thing is though, a great many of those chicken recipes are forgettable. Made one …

How to Make Real Deal Classic Austrian Apple Strudel

Apple strudel is a classic dessert from Eastern Europe. The German word strudel literally means "whirlpool," and it refers to the technique and effect of rolling up of a generous fruit filling in a paper thin unleavened dough. Since landing in Berlin a few weeks ago, I've been sampling apple …

Take It to Work: 3 Easy Instant Noodle Soups to Go

I'm a big fan of instant noodles but what I like even better is making my own versions to take to work. It's more filling, healthy, and this way, I get to choose what ingredients and toppings to include. Here are three easy ways to pack up a cup of noodle soup for your next lunch!<p><b>1. Ramen Noodle</b> …

Anything But Plain Rice

Plain rice is just that: plain. Why not give your rice some TLC and transport your tastebuds from the land of the bland to a place where rice's true potential shines through? We've collected 12 recipes to prove that this global pantry staple is far from a bore.<p>Scallion and Coconut Rice with Pork by …

Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

When you put spinach and artichoke dip between bread, beautiful things happen<p>How most men make a grilled cheese sandwich: Slap a few slices of cheese on buttered bread and flip the sandwich in a hot pan.<p>How you will make a grilled cheese after having your eyes opened by the following recipe: Whip …

Let Me See That Turkey Roll

Honestly, I don't remember the last time I roasted a whole turkey. (Truth be told, for me, Thanksgiving is all about the sides.)<p>However, just a few …

Cooking

7 Of The Best Food Blogs For Eating On A Budget

It's no secret that eating on a budget often ends up in eating a lot of processed food. Fruits and vegetables, especially if they're organic, are more expensive than most food you'll find in a bag. A study released last year in the British Medical Journal found that it costs $1.50 more a day, or …

13 Appetizers You Won’t Believe Came Out of the Slow Cooker

When you have a holiday party or dinner, you can’t give every dish equal attention. Appetizers can keep your guests sated while you focus on the main …

How to Make Homemade Cheez-Its

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Samantha</i> <i>Seneviratne from Love, Cake shows us how to make our favorite baked cheese crackers at home.</i><p>It’s 8 PM and the kids just went to sleep. Not …