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Fence Fashion: 11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal with Horizontal Stripes

Horizontal stripes make things look wider, which is why you don’t wear them. But your garden should. A horizontal slat fence will create the same …

Autoblog drives the world's fastest motorized log

<i>Translogic</i> host Jonathon Buckley takes a ride in the Cedar Rocket, the world's fastest log. Built by reality TV star Bryan Reid, Sr., of <i>Timber Kings</i>, the Cedar Rocket is powered by two electric turbines and an electric motor.<p>"We were going to spend 50 or 60 hours and put a couple axels onto a log …

Original Parts From Vintage Vespas Turned Into Strikingly Modern Office Chairs

The legendary Vespa motorbike has been reimagined as a unique piece of office furniture. Created by Spanish studio Bel & Bel, the <i>Scooter Chair</i> uses original parts from the Italian vehicle to form a striking silhouette. The 1980s-style chassis has been cleverly upcycled as the seat back, with its …

Furniture

A Flock of Synchronized Dancing Origami Cranes on an Electromagnetic Stage | Colossal

<p>Not content with boring old inanimate origami, Japanese designer and maker Ugoita T. assembled this clever electromagnetic stage to bring his paper …

Townhouses in Dublin with a Striking Exterior

Located adjacent to the Royal Canal, Balisbridge in Dublin, the Percy Lane Townhouses aims to raise the bar when it comes to modern Irish design and …

Glass-Covered Modular Greenhouse Provides Spectacular Views of Nature

Finland-based companies Avanto Architects and Kekkil Garden teamed up to produce this modular greenhouse-and-storage-shed combination that can be used as beautiful green space or an enchanting natural escape. The versatile structure – half wood panels, half glass panels – can be enlarged or …

Gardening

A Silly Piece of Furniture to Hang Your Clothes on

Whether you want to dress it up or leave it naked, LLAMA is a silly piece of furniture that’s made to hold your clothes or coats. Designed by André …

Pop-A-Point Tools

Rewind to school days and do you recollect absentmindedly play with the Pop-A-Point rainbow pen? Who knew that such a simple idea of a functional …

Flow: Honey From the Hive

Honey has historically been used to treat burns, cuts, allergies, stomach ailments and was even thought to improve general life expectancy by the ancient Greeks. Eating honey made locally is said to have the greatest immune and allergen benefits—and enjoying the natural sweetener straight from the …

Prototypes

Sense analyzes your sleep as well as the bedroom it takes place in

Image copyright Hello.Last spring, a Kickstarter project raised more than $2.4 million by promising a gadget that not only tracks how well you slept, …

Wearable Tech

Articles about clever concept tackles movement toward smaller kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>Manifesto: Robert Venturi, “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture”...<p>Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...<p>Manifesto: F.T. …

American Cities

Batmobile: the superhero accessory no caped crusader can be without

Most comic-book superheroes get about using their special powers; Batman accessorises. That makes him a dream character for production designers, toy manufacturers, and obsessives old enough to ascribe their enthusiasm for a new Batmobile to "an interest in automotive design" rather than, say, some …

NOVA Furniture Collection – Contemporary Interior Design

NOVA, a beautiful furniture collection.<p>Hugo Sigaud is a young São Paulo based interior and furniture designer. The talented designer has created the …

Furniture

Orée Pebble 2 Wireless Charger and Speaker

As what may very well be the first product to combine a bluetooth speaker and microphone with a wireless smartphone charging station, French maker of wood- and stone-based technology products, Orée, introduces the Pebble 2. Made in southern France using high-quality solid wood and hand-finished …

Wearable Tech

T Bike : A Minimalist Bike for Third World Cities

Antonio Serrano, an industrial designer, has come up with <b>T Bike</b>, a minimalist and simple bike for third world cities such as Mexico City. It’s a …

Apple buys LuxVue for its low-power, micro-LED display tech

Apple may soon tap micro-LEDs for its next generation of devices.<p>Apple tacitly confirmed its purchase of LuxVue, a low-power, micro-LED display maker, in a statement today, following a TechCrunch report about the acquisition.<p>“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we …

CYLO: A Handsome, Well-Designed Urban Bicycle - The Fox Is Black

It’s always fun to see new takes on an old classic, and the makers of Cylo, a well-designed, urban bike, have certainly made their mark. Based in …

Black Shadow H-E Concept Motorcycle With Hydrogen-Electric System

<b>Black Shadow H-E Concept Motorcycle</b> was born out of the idea of combining classic motorcycle design with modern technology. The designer is an avid …

Vintage

Photographer Laurent Lavender Plays with the Moon | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photos titled Moon Games, French photographer Laurent Lavender has subjects play with a rising moon, effectively …

Hilarious Face Swaps of Film and TV Characters

<i>Faceswap</i> is the art of digitally swapping the faces of subjects in an image. Some common subjects are celebrities and beloved characters from popular films and TV shows. Looking at this collection of Faceswap images, it might take a second to register what's so strange about your favorite …

Toy Story

6 Of The Boldest Concept Cars Ever Built

Who wants a hybrid when you can drive a jet?<p>Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is opening an exhibition of some of the rarest and boldest concept cars ever built. At a time when cars are getting plainer and plainer, and teens and twenty-somethings can barely be bothered to get a driver’s license, it’s a …

Scatto Italiano

Cycling holds a very significant place in the heart of Italian culture and design. From the annual Giro d'Italia race (that sends a rushing stream of neon spandex and carbon fiber through the countryside) to "Bicycle Thieves" (aka "The Bicycle Thief," the iconic novel and film of the same name that …

A Single Drop of Seawater, Magnified 25 Times | Colossal

<p>You know when you’re horsing around at the beach and accidentally swallow a nasty gulp of salt water? Well I hate to break it to you but that foul …

Lunecase: Notifications on the Back of your iPhone

Currently, together with launching the Lunecase campaign, the team of a dozen people is busy with pushing its first gadget to the US market. As Tislenko said in an interview with TNW, the company has already shipped a few thousand flashes and signed a contract with US retailer NewEgg. Negotiations …

BluClik remote helps keep hands on wheel, not phone

Control your digital media in the car without fumbling with your phone thanks to iSimple's Bluetooth remote.<p>For many older cars, plugging your phone into the auxiliary audio input is one of the easiest, most universal ways to bring your digital audio library and a wide range of streaming media apps …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says

The long-rumored wearable computer from Apple, affectionately known as the iWatch, has reportedly gone into production.<p>Reports of the highly …