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Brad Pitt's "Make It Right" Transforms Historic School into LEED Platinum Affordable Housing

Make It Right, the organization founded by celebrity Brad Pitt and architect William McDonough teamed up with BNIM Architects to convert an …

Inside The Minds Of 23 Design Stars

Designer Christina Beard met with 23 big shots in the design world–including Maira Kalman, Stefan Sagmeister, and Paula Scher–and interviewed them about their creative processes.<p>Editor’s Note<p>12/25/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of …

Graphic Design

Fascinating Old Chart Maps World’s Tallest Mountains, Forgets Mt. Everest

This chart from the 1800s puts the world’s biggest mountains and rivers in order. But it kinda omits some stuff.<p>For the design-minded, is there anything as satisfying as taking an unordered jumble of things and organizing it neatly? From sorting candy by color to artfully arranging trash, the …

Molly M Designs

by Eva Glettner<p>The symmetry and array of colors in Moroccan architecture are striking, and everyone, from mathematicians to artists, has found inspiration in the great domes and arches of these magnificent buildings by the Mediterranean Sea. San Francisco-based architect-turned-designer Molly …

Typography Mania #213

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Mesmerizing Abandoned Building Photography

Lately I've seen some cool pictures of abandoned places around the globe, but I really miss seeing some great photographs showing interiors and the …

Euclidean Geometry Meets Mondrian In These Stunning 3-D Paper Sculptures

Helen Friel brings geometry to life through these exquisitely designed paper sculptures.<p>In 1847, an eccentric British mathematician named Oliver Byrne released a new edition of Euclid’s famous mathematical treatise, <i>The Elements of Geometry</i>. Byrne added a rather longwinded but ultimately …

The 11 Most Resilient Cities In America

The Rockefeller Foundation’s resiliency challenge will give 11 American cities support to improve their ability to bounce back from disaster.<p>As more of the world’s population moves into urban areas, and climate change increases the likelihood of flooding and extreme weather, cities all over the …

ARCHICINE Movie Poster Series by Federico Babina

Architectural Movie Posters.<p>Federico Babina has dealt with the issue of movie posters in a whole new way. Not the main characters are the center of …

Articles about outside box unusual home layouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

The final step in the creation of a Good Small Space involves its connection to the 2.5 zillion square feet that exist outside...<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>The two units that make up the MuSh …

Graphic Design Inspiration by Alex W. Dujet

Alex W. Dujet is a Geneva based graphic designer that has been working as freelancer since 2007. His projects range from corporate identities for …

Ancient Crafts: The Stone Inlays of the Taj Mahal

Anyone who has ever visited the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, would probably agree that it is one of the most fascinating buildings that he or she has …

Smallicons – a Big and Flat Set of Small Icons

Smallicons – A Flat Icon Set.<p>You love bright flat icons? Then you will love the Smallicons pack. This fully scalable icon set were created using …

Articles about 10 tiny kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a …

Motion Box-Set

We first wrote about London-based artist Von's "Animal Series" when he exhibited at Brooklyn's Espeis Gallery back in 2007. Since then, his delicately rendered and abstracted monochrome images of various animals from the series have appeared on the catwalks of Milan, the pages of Creative Review's …

Hot and Cold Waterfall

We never get a chance to see how the hot and cold water blend together within the faucet, before it cascades out like a stream. The Pavati Tap builds …

Cloud Forest: Landscape Photos of the Misty Czech Bohemian Forest by Kilian Schönberger | Colossal

<p>It’s fascinating to know while looking at these desaturated images of the Czech Bohemian Forest that the person who shot them, Cologne-based …

The Gross Secret Behind Star Trek’s Old Costumes

Gene Roddenberry thought spandex was the textile of the future. Wrong.<p><i>Star Trek</i> creator Gene Roddenberry was nothing if not utopian. In his original vision for the science-fiction series, Roddenberry imagined a future in which a generation of space hippies went forth as explorers into a strangely …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 7 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Articles about 8 striking designs wisconsin on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Check out this list of furnishings and …

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New in the Shop: Justin Barber’s Hilarious Truth and Lies Posters

Atlanta-based graphic designer Justin Barber's <i>Truth and Lies</i> series tells it like it is, while poking fun at the little white lies we all tell each other and ourselves. Whether it's a stretch of the truth or a little lie to save others from a harsh dose of honesty, we're all guilty of taking part …

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New & Recent Books

If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas, here are a few suggestions. We’ve compiled our favorite books from the past year into one giant list. …

34 Posters Celebrate Braun Design In The 1960s

A new exhibition in London invited top designers to pay tribute to Dieter Rams’s work with Braun. Here are the results.<p>It’s hard to overstate the influence of industrial designer Dieter Rams. At Braun in the 1960s, Rams put into practice a comprehensive approach to ID and brand strategy where …

A Map Of The Weird World Of Cycling

If you’ve ever known bicycling enthusiasts, you know they not only speak their own language, but practically live in their own world. Luckily, realizing enthusiasts’ worlds is what Dorothy does best. Previously covered on Co.Design for its maps based on TV shows, famous places in the movies and …

Sports Buildings – Architectural Poster Illustrations by André Chiote

Stunning Illustrations of Sports Buildings.<p>Do you remember André Chiote‘s architectural poster illustrations of museums from all over the world? The …

We Are Nature Vol. III: New Double and Triple Exposure Portraits by Christoffer Relander | Colossal

<p>Photographer Christoffer Relander (previously here and here) returns with the third installment of his beautifully executed multiple exposure …

Beautiful Houses: House on the Beach

This week we will show you the beautiful House on the Beach in Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, Argentina, a project by BAK Architects. This house is …

The Mind-Boggling Art Of Rube Goldberg

See the adventures of Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts, Rube Goldberg’s protagonist in many of his 50,000 cartoons, in a new book of Goldberg’s art.<p>From the <i>Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary:</i> Rube Gold·berg. adjective \rüb-ˈgōl(d)-ˌbərg\: accomplishing by complex means what seemingly could be done …

Articles about 10 more tiny kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a …