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The 7 Video Games You Shouldn’t Miss At E3

The biggest gaming conference of the year teases the most incredible interactive art around the corner. Here are our favorites from E3.<p>This week is E3–the Electronic Entertainment Expo–where all of the biggest and smallest game developers in the world come together to pitch the public on their …

Virtual Reality

Modern Arthurian Table

The latest in Duffy London’s lineup of imagination-inspiring furniture designs, the King Arthur Table is a modern twist on the legendary round table. …

A Wake-Up Call for All of the Senses: Nescafe's New Alarm Cap by NOTlabs

We've all seen commercials featuring picture-perfect slumberers slowly waking up to a casually wafting scent of a freshly brewed cup of coffee. It's …

Chinese New Year

Stunning Hotel is Tucked Away in Once-Abandoned Caves

Tucked away in the once-abandoned caves of Matera, a little-known village in Southern Italy, lies the Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita. It's a one-of-a-kind hotel built by Swedish-Italian entrepreneur, hotelier, and philanthropist Daniele Kihlgren. The spectacular space features 18 rooms that blend …

Italy

Architizer

Magnificent 19th-Century Library Shelves 350,000 Books

Feast your eyes on the elegant grandeur of the Real Gabinete Portugus de Leitura (known in English as the Royal Portuguese Reading Room or the Royal Cabinet), a 19th-century library in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Constructed from 1880 to 1887 under the direction of architect Rafael da Silva e Castro, …

Rio De Janeiro

Clusters of Birdhouses Fantastically Wrap Around Trees

Well-designed architecture doesn't have to just sit on the ground. It's also for the birds and the trees, which is the idea behind the sculptural installation <i>Spontaneous City in the Tree of Heaven</i> located in London. The outdoor artwork features several hundred bird boxes carefully placed on two …

Architecture

A Sense Of Purpose May Help You Stave Off Death

Having a sense of purpose isn’t just good for business. It’s good for your health, too. According to a new study in <i>Psychological Science</i>, a greater sense of purpose is associated with longer life spans.<p>Researchers from Carleton University in Canada and the University of Rochester examined data from …

Middle Age

Why You’re Afraid Of The World To Your Left

A new study says there’s a spatial bias to how we assess what’s dangerous.<p>People think the space to their left is a dangerous one, according to new research. In a study that will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal <i>Management Science</i>, University of Utah researchers tested whether …

Research

Incognito Bracelet Watch for Fashionable People

There are many people that don’t wear watches, simply because they prefer to wear something else such as jewelries or leather bracelets. Inspired by …

Chest of Drawers by Edward Johnson

Chest of Drawers with Ripples.<p>Interior and furniture designer <b>Edward Johnson</b> wanted to push laminating in a new direction combined with his elegant …

Furniture

First 2 Intense Minutes from Alfonso Cuarón's BELIEVE

Scarcity Is Beautiful by Paulo Goldstein

Paulo Goldstein, creator of Repair Is Beautiful, which we also featured on Design Milk, is back at it again. This time, he explores the idea “What if …

Design

The Inspiration Pad takes your writing to new places - The Fox Is Black

By way of the NSFW American Apparel Tumblr, I found myself reading an article on My Modern Met staring at notebooks whose lines had apparently gotten …

Art
Art

Prism: A Wireless Nightlight That Tilts like a Seesaw | Colossal

<p>Designed by Georgia-based industrial design student Nicholas Baker, the Prism Nightlight is a minimalist, battery-powered nightlight that turns on …

A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into a Series of Sweeping Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the …

Sprint Beemer Motorcycle Showcases Aerodynamic Design

Sprint Beemer is a low profile, high design motorcycle constructed by Sonic Seb of Lucky Cat Garage that was entered into Europe's largest cafe racer event, the Glemseck 101, in Stuttgart, Germany. The sleek bike was built with speed in mind for the event's 1/8th mile sprint races. Assembled out of …

Motorcycles

Meet Ariel The Starbucks Mermaid, And Other Animated Friends Invading Brand Logos

Artist Bruce Yan has created a series called “Brand New,” in which he juxtaposes animated characters with famous brands.<p>When gazing upon the silhouette of a rabbit’s head, most consumers steeped in pop culture likely think of one of two things: Bugs Bunny and the <i>Playboy</i> logo. One is a signifier of …

Historical Disney Princesses by Claire Hummel

Now this is pretty neat: Claire Hummel, an American artist with a love for Disney princesses has made an awesome effort to deliver historically …

Walt Disney Company

The 5 Best Ads From Super Bowl XLVIII

A one-sided game, many emotional moments. Here are the ads that stood out.<p>While most marketers, rightly, look to build on the once-a-year mass audience opportunity afforded by the Super Bowl, fewer of them actually end up creating something that stands on its own as worthwhile content or warrants …

A Sofa Modeled After Ferdinand von Zeppelin’s Airship

Ferdinand von Zeppelin was a pioneer in airship design and Ukraine product designers Mukomelov took inspiration from the airship’s form for their …

Sofa

New in the Shop: Funny Illustrations of Iconic Baldies

London-based Brazilian illustrator, designer, and art director Mr. Peruca has created a fun set of illustrations dubbed <i>Notorious Baldies</i>. The series features the hairless manes of various iconic characters from all corners of pop culture. Presented like a visual game, faces are hidden but it's easy …

Breaking Bad

BARE BONES Domino Set

<i>Bare Bones</i> by <b>The Principals</b> is an interesting take on the classic dominoes. The 28 tiles, which are cast from concrete, have three-dimensional shape, …

This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways | Colossal

<p>Sure, the Amazon Kindle might have dynamic font adjustments, and it can hold thousands of books, but can it do this? Printed in the late 16th …

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined – review

There's a terrible misconception about architecture, which is that it is a visual art. Yes, you can see buildings and photograph and film them, but a great deal of your experience of a given space has to do with its temperature and acoustic, its odour or lack of it, the feel of the floor under your …

Classic Half-Erased Charcoal Drawings of Celebrities

<b>Charlize Theron</b><p>British artist Ileana Hunter draws unique portraits of celebrities that are minimal, but still easily recognizable. Most of the women Hunter features in her charcoal drawings are iconic, and she often deletes part of the image to make an impressive alteration to a familiar subject. …

Grace Kelly

The Tree Snake House by Rebelo de Andrade

Living in the Woods – The Tree Snake House.<p>Rebelo de Andrade designed the Tree Snake House alongside a architecture project for the Pedras Salgadas …

Vietnam War