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Is The Digital World Changing The Way We Feel About Physical Contact?

When I was a teenager I lived in Paris, as the paying guest of an impoverished aristocratic woman who made amazing quenelles in the dirtiest kitchen …

Technologically-Repurposed Vintage Objects

Like many of us I've got a soft spot for vintage objects that actually do something, and I don't mind being advertised to when the delivery vehicle …

Art

8 Lessons About Living Fully from a Journey of 500 Miles

<b>“The journey is the reward.” ~Proverb</b><p>I should start by clarifying that even though there’s a lot of walking involved in this story, I’m not a walker, …

Bike Cult Show Builder Profile: Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles

<i>We've devoted a fair number of pages and pixels to that singular design object known as the bicycle, and whether you're a leisure rider or</i> …

Bicycles

White Room Covered in Farsi Calligraphy Reflects Identity of an Immigrant

Germany-based Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar covers white walls and floors with black script in Farsi for her ongoing series known as <i>Written Room</i>. Each of her site-specific installations, which have been exhibited across the world since 1999, redefines an empty space with her decorative …

Hear Here: MoMA Debuts Its First Show Devoted To Sound

Soundings: A Contemporary Score is well worth a listen.<p><i>Soundings: A Contemporary Score</i> is the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York’s first major exhibition devoted exclusively to sound art. On a design level, curating a show like this requires a kind of synesthetic thinking: How do you visually …

Introducing the Afterschool Podcast with Don Lehman - Episode 1: Rich Brilliant Willing

Today Core77 is excited to launch Afterschool, a design-centric podcast. Hosted by Don Lehman, this podcast is designed for all those times you're …

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2,600 Slang Terms For Genitalia Throughout The Ages

You really don’t want to know how your great great great great great grandmother talked.<p>The mouse. The fork. The cork. The ploughshare.<p>The staff of life. The placket-racket. The whim-wham. The peacemaker.<p>These are all words for a man’s bagpipe. But women, never to be outdone, have plenty of names …

Polybius: James Houston Makes Old Computers Sing From A Swimming Pool - The Fox Is Black

Like many, I was first introduced to the work of James Houston five years ago when he released “Big Ideas (don’t get any)”. Performed on a Sinclair …

Interactive Light Sculpture Moves Just Like a Living Creature

It can be argued that all art is alive in some way, but Dutch design studio Toer has created an interactive light sculpture that seems to actually …

Pink Fizz Champagne Truffles

<i>If you are planning a little party this weekend then treat your guests to this delicious recipe for pink fizz champagne truffles. Filled with dark</i> …

Embroidered 3D Insects and Snails by Claire Moynihan | Colossal

<p>Artist Claire Moynihan lives and works in rural Hertfordshire, England where she creates tiny sculptural insects and snails on felt balls using a …

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.<p>Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, …

Innovation

Ball-Nogues Studio in Nashville - The Fox Is Black

This past March, Ball-Nogues Studio consumed nearly one million linear feet of metal chain. Well, they didn’t eat it, they used it in their projects. …