Iona Ellington

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A Wool Blanket Inspired by Origami

Brazilian born, Barcelona based designer and technologist, Bianca Cheng Costanzo, was inspired by the origami patterns she did as a child. That …

My List: Tom Ford in 24 Hours

4:30 a.m. wake up, 2 doughnuts, 4 hot baths a day...The designer shares his schedule.<p><b>4:30 A.M.</b> I never really sleep much and often start my day at this time. When I am very lucky and sleep through the night, I might get up at 7:00, but that is rare. The first thing I do when I get out of bed is …

Recovering addicts: tell us about your experience with heroin addiction

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death Sunday brought heroin back into the spotlight. Heroin use is growing more common in the US. We want to hear from those who have experienced it firsthand<p>Thank you to everyone who participated. View the final project here<p>Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death Sunday, which …

Swiss Food Bliss

To those who think that the subject of Swiss cuisine can be summed up in one word — fondue — I say not so fast. In a country with four official languages (French, German, Italian, and Romansh) culinary traditions reflect a complex national identity.<p>Put your fondue prejudice aside in <b>Zürich</b> by …

Ice Cream, You Scream: Weird Flavors

Step aside, vanilla. To kick off National Ice Cream Month and celebrate the Fourth of July, our readers share the most unusual flavors they’ve ever had the pleasure (or pain) of tasting while traveling.<p>So, cup or cone, take a deep breath and give one of these flavors a try the next time you need a …

Moon Camera: Only Apollo 'Hasselblad' To Come Back To Earth To Be Auctioned For JUST £150,000

If you're looking for a really nice camera which <i>hasn't</i> been to the Moon, we'd go for a Sony Alpha A7.<p>If you're looking for a camera that has? Well - …

Paper app CEO asks Facebook to 'stop using our brand name'

Facebook announced its new, gorgeous mobile app Paper last week, paving the way to today's launch on iOS. It's already an impressive new way of navigating Facebook. However, the company is now in hot water over the name, since Paper by FiftyThree, a well-regarded app in the App Store, has been …

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Giant Boulder Rolls Downhill and Crashes Through Barn. Incredibly, Another One Stops Inches Short of Home

On January 21st, a giant boulder was set loose from a mountain in northern Italy by a landslide and proceeded to rip through a 350-year-old stone barn in Ronchi di Termeno (Tarmin). Though no one in the four-person family was physically injured in the natural disaster, the owner of the house and …

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13 Designers Turn Folk Art Into Fashion

Want to make a fashion statement? How about a cocktail dress adorned with porcupine quills.<p>One mark of a good designer is the ability to find inspiration anywhere. In an epic Project Runway-esque challenge, the American Folk Art Museum tested the imaginations of 13 fashion designers, asking them to …

All Possible Futures: An Interview with Jon Sueda

<i>By Christine Todorovich / Design Mind</i><p>Curated by Bay Area designer and educator Jon Sueda, <i>All Possible Futures</i> features 37 projects from renowned …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …