Heidi Clark

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4 Insane Urban Designs That Might Shape The Skylines Of The Future

From a downtown built to survive underwater to a skyscraper covered in tiny hairs, here are some of the most out-there ideas for what cities might look like in the coming decades.<p>In the future, there will be more buildings that cope with flooding, that cater to retirees, and that generate their own …

Mike Parker, Godfather Of Helvetica, Dies

A legendary type designer with more than 1,100 typefaces to his credit, Parker also helped popularize Helvetica.<p>Mike Parker–a legendary typographer, type designer, and historian who is perhaps best known for his work giving the world Helvetica–died Sunday night. He was 85.<p>A consultant, type …

Typography

Zeitguide 2014

Culled from 370 pieces of source material, this year's Zeitguide—an almanac for the ever-changing zeitgeist—from Grossman & Partners delivers unparalleled insight into the direction we're all moving. Produced by cultural think-tank Grossman & Partners since 2010, the guide is an extension of the …

C-suite Leadership

Michael Cina Interviewed by The Great Discontent - The Fox Is Black

If I had to make a shortlist of graphic designers who continually inspire, Michael Cina would be so near the top. He’s not only a designer, he’s an …

Hong Kong Cityscape Photography

Another amazing photo series by German photographer Jens Fersterra. Hong Kong has become a centre for modern architecture as older buildings are …

Hong Kong

Samsung Gear Fit Wearable Tech for Active Mobile Consumer

This year, not only Samsung releases Samsung Gear second generation, the company also releases <b>Samsung Gear Fit</b> for active mobile consumer. It’s a …

FDA Proposes New Nutritional Label

The Food and Drug Administration today proposed significant changes to the nutritional labels that appear on packaged food–the first big changes since the labels were added 20 years ago.<p>Calorie counts and servings appear more prominent, with larger text. And the serving sizes themselves are …

Nutrition

Combining Handmade-in-the-USA with CNC: Brent Foes' Bad-Ass Mountain Bikes

Once upon a time bicycles were made from tube stock. These days it seems they may go 3D-printed. But until they get there, there are guys like …

Mountain Biking

Unbelievable Stacks of Balanced Stones Seem to Defy Gravity

Artist Michael Grab of Gravity Glue is incredibly skilled at achieving beautiful harmony in the most surprising rock formations. His delicately assembled stacks, entitled <i>Balancing Rocks</i>, seem to defy gravity. However, he says that gravity is the only “glue” that holds his structures together.<p>The …

Sculpture

Well-Camouflaged Soldiers Make Themselves Hard to Find

While Simon Menner’s series <i>Camouflage Extended</i> might appear as friendly photos of the German Alps, there’s actually a hidden sniper every picture. Menner worked closely with the German Army to produce these incredible images that highlight the art of camouflage. Wearing special clothing designed …

History

12 Priceless Street Photography Tips by Elliot Erwitt

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

Street Photography

Moov: A Fitness Tracker And Personal Trainer In One

Moov doesn’t just count steps. It monitors your workout in 3-D to offer coaching insights.<p>Now that we’re a couple of years into the fitness tracking craze, it’s starting to feel like simply counting steps or strokes or REM cycles isn’t enough. Now that we have all that data in the palm of our hand, …

Wearable Tech

Logo Design: Negative Space

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 …

Graphic Design

Alessandro Zambelli’s 3D Printed Lights For .exnovo

At Maison et Objet 2014, Alessandro Zambelli previewed his newest family of lamps for .exnovo named Afillia. By using traditional materials from …

3D Printing

Most fascinating green car of 2013: Volkswagen XL1

For all the XL1’s otherworldliness – hyper-aerodynamic shape, carbon-fibre architecture, rear-view monitor screens – its neatest trick may be how familiar it feels to drive.<p>Piloting the 261mpg marvel through Volkswagen’s corporate base of Wolfsburg, Germany, the XL1 behaved more like the Golfs and …

Volkswagen

Twizy RenaultSport F1: Little yellow devil

Electric cars sound a bit crummy, right? The Twizy RenaultSport F1 doesn’t.<p>In fact, the nanosecond the Renault engineer prods the little silver starter nodule, I briefly wonder if I’m about to shoot upwards rather than forwards. A pump whirs, some other bit of costly unobtainium emits an escalating …

Top Gear

Week in pictures: The BMW of bobsleds

General Motors

Week in Pictures: The Ghost with the most

Automotive Design
Volkswagen Beetle

Week in pictures: Hamburg’s car-less ambitions

General Motors

Shelby American’s winning homage to a famous Cobra

Back in the mid-1990s, outraged by the proliferation of half-baked Cobra replicas and kit cars, racing hero Carroll Shelby jumped back into the business of building his signature roadster, setting up shop outside Las Vegas, Nevada, a stone’s throw from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Since then, …

Sports Cars

This is GM’s incredible secret stash of cars

Top Gear

Ford Econoline: The van that rocked

The Ford Econoline van, marketed after 2001 as the E-Series to draft off the popularity of Ford’s F-Series pickup trucks, launched in 1961 as a compact budget van to compete with Volkswagen’s Microbus.<p>By 1975 the Econoline had grown to the proportions beloved of customisers, US government …

Jurassic Park

Week in pictures: Prince Harry’s catlike reflexes

Prince Harry

P1, the unlikely Porsche pioneer

Evidence of a young Ferdinand Porsche sowing wild oats has emerged. His previously unknown automotive creation was discovered in an Austrian warehouse – 111 years after he stored it there.<p>This new prologue to the German carmaker’s illustrious history stars an ancient protagonist found in …

Porsche

Colorful Silhouette Collages Reveal Layers of Reality

Disappear is a collage project by French artist Slip, where forms, colors, and landscapes intersect in visually exciting combinations. In the series, the artist introduces new realities where mundane black and white backgrounds are interrupted by beautifully intriguing silhouette figures.<p>By …

Art

An Existing Home & Modern Addition Become One

A couple living in the center of Lier, Belgium, quickly outgrew their house on the corner after the arrival of their baby. Luckily, the house next …

Architecture

Articles about heatherwick studio design indaba on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's...<p>In its simplest version, QuaDror looks like a child's wooden puzzle.<p>The popular Sticky Notes were launched alongside our Daily Fiction collection.<p>It doesn't get much more …

Architecture

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter night. Photographer Jay Callaghan shot the beautiful photo (above), on his back deck at 1:45 am as he was looking northeast toward …

Weather

Berlin Lofts

The German capital counts its nightlife among the best in the world, not just because of the sheer volume of clubs, but due to the wide variety and quality of music and "only in Berlin" attitude. The recently launched Berlin Lofts outpost of private members club and hotel Soho House Berlin …

Germany