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Samsung hires designer from Jony Ive's old firm to overhaul its products

Samsung is turning a new design leaf lately, eschewing plastic on its flagship phones for the premium feel of metal — but the overhaul is going far beyond a single choice in materials. <i>The Korea Herald</i> reports that Samsung has just installed a new global design chief in recent days: 47-year-old Lee …

Samsung

Paper-Brick: A Set of Paper Blocks That Look 3D

Nendo came up with a really cool design to be included as an insert into Japanese lifestyle magazine, <i>Pen</i>. Paper-Brick is a set of two-dimensional …

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Architecture

Beats Music: our quick walkthrough with the new streaming music service

Beats Music launched today for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and the desktop. The experience is similarly good across all platforms, but does it …

Windows Phone

23 Delicious Ways To Cook A Pork Shoulder

It's cheap, it's tender, and it's so much easier to cook than you think. Basically, it's just a matter of setting your oven really low and having the strength to walk away.

Cooking

Motor Authority

Motor Authority

The Gentleman's Vintage Show Delivers Carefully Curated Clothing Culled From Around The Country

With Vintage Clothing, there are two camps of people: those who get it, and those who don't. Those who get it are the ones who see the historical value, workmanship and overall beauty of vintage garments. Those who don't probably will never understand the rationale behind wearing someone else's …

Clothing

Ephemeral Rays: Hundreds of Suspended Light Bulbs in a UK Dockyard | Colossal

<p>Installed earlier this summer at the Chatham Historic Dockyard, Ephemeral Rays is a new work by artist Charlotte Smith. The piece consists of …

Best of CH 2013: Interviews

With the year drawing to a close, it's time to pop some bottles and reminisce about some of our favorite moments from 2013. We're searching through the year's content for the best of CH 2013—looking back at the people, designs, destinations and moments that we fondly remember. This year we had the …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Design Framework by Designmodo

Startup Web Design PSD Framework.<p>This stunning framework was designed by the creative people of Designmodo for those who want to represent their …

The 15 Best Design Essays Of 2013

Some people think design is all pretty flourishes, but it’s about a lot more than that: design encompasses not just the visual appearance of a thing, but also the intent behind it, and the experience of being exposed to it. These qualities are what makes design such an important medium through …

Artist Guy Laramée Carves a Mountainous Landscape from an Encyclopedia Britannica Set | Colossal

<p>In one of his most ambitious book sculptures to date artist Guy Laramée (previously here and here) created an homage to the printed Encyclopedia …

More Than a Board

If you’ve ever used a cutting board in the kitchen, you know that transferring your freshly chopped items from the board to the pan or bowl takes …

Happy New Year: Ex-Mansell 1984 Lotus-Renault F1 wallpaper

39 Mid-Century Cabinets Made With Perfect Taste

Mid-century modern style means elegance, luxury and sometimes bright and juicy colors that you can’t expect to be mixed. A cabinet is an important …

Design

How a Lone Grad Student Scooped the Government and What It Means for Your Online Privacy — ProPublica

<b>Updates:</b> An article about the reaction to this piece was posted here on July 6. A second update was added on Aug. 16.<p><b>June 28:</b> This story has been …

Privacy

San Francisco’s Best Kitchen Shop—Now Online

March, the kitchen and pantry shop in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights, has a permanent position on the favorites list here at Remodelista. Thanks to …

How The Secret Service Protects The President's Hawaii Vacation

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the middle of the Pacific -- a small island that is already home to the nation's second worst traffic -- his security apparatus is a bit more …

Inspirational Mezzanine Floor Designs To Elevate Your Interiors

<b>Mezzanines</b> are intermediate floors that are quickly becoming an incredibly popular addition in modern homes. From the expansive to the compact, a …

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

6 Reasons Why Your Next Sofa Should Be Anything But Beige

Next Wave designer Kyle Schuneman makes the case for color when sofa shopping.<p>At 28-years-old, Kyle Schuneman has already established himself as an expert within the small-space sector of interior design. "As a young person working for high-end clients, I had my friends and peers saying they wanted …

5 Rooms That Use Just the Right Amount of Leopard

It's okay to get a little wild with your decor.<p><b>1. Matching leopard chairs give a jolt of pattern to an otherwise neutral space.</b> Tour Alex Hitz's Los Angeles house.<p><b>2. You'd think this large animal print rug would steal the spotlight, but placed underneath the dining table it's a subtle surprise.</b> …

The Makeover Magicians of Chicago --> http://apttherapy.com/1dfhTQ8 A bonanza of before and afters from two guys who took a vintage Chicago rental apartment and turned it into their dream space, perfect for cooking and entertaining.

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Art

Enormous Tidal Wave Engulfs an Entire Gallery Space

<i>Deluge</i> is an installation mimicking a giant tidal wave by Atlanta-based artist Crystal Wagner that is made of plastic table cloth, balloon mylar, screen print and chicken wire. The site-specific piece creatively engulfs its space like an unrelenting surge of water, simulating the motion and …

North Carolina

Finally, a Hands-free Dog Leash!

Having a few dogs, I end up looking like a dang mess trying to juggle all 3 on regular leashes! The wrist-bound Lishinu is the perfect solution for …

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<i>This post is brought to you by Design Faves. The image above is by Tycho AKA ISO50</i><p>As designers, we are constantly seeking new sources of inspiration …

FuelME : A Messenger Bag for Bodybuilders or Fitness Trainers

<b>FuelME</b> is an elegant solution for bodybuilders and fitness trainers to carry their meals. Capable of holding 3-6 meals and designed to keep them …