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Güths House / ArqBr Arquitetura e Urbanismo

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a quiet area of Brasilia’s outskirts. The aim was to construct a 300m² single …

This Fun Kid's Bedroom Has Plenty Of Storage And Two Beds Inside Mini Houses

Bulgarian architecture and interior design firm Another Studio, have created a fun children’s bedroom for a 4-year old girl and a 2-year old toddler …

Man Dumped By Wife, Creates Hilarious Series With His Loyal Dog

On his 30th birthday, rather than celebrating Rafael Mantesso was left to pick up the pieces of a broken heart.<p>Of all the days to choose, that was …

The Associated Press has named photographer Muhammed Muheisen, frequently honored for his striking photos of people in their everyday environment, as its chief photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. To see more of his award-winning photos, visit blog.apimages.com Photo Caption: An Afghan boy stands on a roadside hoping to sell his balloons during sunset in Kabul, Afghanistan. #APPhoto by @mmuheisen #MuhammedMuheisen #AP #Afghanistan #Pakistan #MiddleEast #balloons #sunset #silhouette #Kabul

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Archibeans Comic Grants a Light-Hearted Glimpse into Life as an Architecture Student

Born from the collaboration of illustrator EvilHairDay and blogger The Angry Architect, Archibeans is a look into the daily trials of architecture …

Bridge Pavilion / alarciaferrer arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a forest on the banks of Lake Los Molinos, this multipurpose space responds to the need for a …

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Hanazono Kindergarten and Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This site is located in Miyakojima where it's about 2000 km away from Tokyo in Japan to the southwest. …

Beautifully Mysterious Photos of Gallipoli by Ekin Kucuk

Istanbul-based photographer Ekin Kucuk captures the Gallipoli peninsula in a series of moody black-and-white images. The Turkish locale was once the site of war, but here, Kucuk depicts a more tranquil existence where animals roam on desolate city streets. Her monochromatic pictures have a …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Art Lebedev Studio's Valikus Patterned Paint Roller

It's like applying wallpaper, without the wallpaper<p>Leave it up to Art Lebedev Studio to recast something as basic as the paint roller in an entirely …

Video: House N by Sou Fujimoto

French architect and filmmaker Vincent Hecht recently revisited Sou Fujimoto's House N, seven years after its completion, as part of his ongoing …

Hakusui Nursery School / Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This nursery school in Sakura, Chiba was planned to accommodate 60 pupils. Seiyu-Kai, a local social …

Le Mouvement de L'air: Dance Production by Claire Bardainne and Adrien Mondot

A dance performance using projection mapping in an immersive environment designed for three dancers. The dancers play with the computer-generated …

Serjios on Instagram

Serjios – architecture photography with a minimalist and surreal touch on Instagram.<p>Serge Najjar, on Instagram also known as “serjios” is a tatented …

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Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

How to Incorporate Whole Grains Into Your Cooking Routine: 4 Easy Tips

A diet full of brown rice, barley, and farro doesn't have to be austere. Here's how to eat more whole grains and enjoy the process.<p>You know the drill: Whole-grain bread sandwich is purportedly healthier than white. Whole-wheat pizza crust is "preferable" to regular. In fact, whole-grain tortillas, …

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Opulent Glass Yacht Features a Grand Staircase That Leads Directly to the Ocean

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed <i>SALT</i> with minimalistic principles and …

Realistic Origami Dinosaurs Look Just Like Museum Models

Adam Tran's exquisite origami models of prehistoric creatures look just like realistic models from museum exhibits. The artist uses textured paper and intricate folds to create leathery figures of dinosaurs, insects and entire skeletons frozen in poses of convincing motion. He achieves shapes that …

Articles about family ski retreat world away cars and cares on Dwell.com - Dwell

San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...<p>Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>In Truckee, California, the charred …

A Lightbulb-Shaped Projector Could Power The Smart Home Of The Future

The creators of Beam, a smart projector that fits into a light socket, are onto something.<p>Beam, a lightbulb-shaped gadget, promises projects your smartphone screen onto any surface you want. Launched on Kickstarter this month, the $350 projector screws into any lightbulb socket, so you can set it …

Flow Hive Extracts Honey On Tap Without Disturbing Bees

A new invention by father-and-son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson could drastically change the way we harvest honey from beehives. Created and tested by the Australia-based beekeeper duo over the last decade, the Flow Hive uses specially designed honeycomb frames and a spigot system to extract honey …

Articles about new los angeles exhibition celebrates thomas heatherwick on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s...<p>Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles, the inaugural exhibition in the A+D Architecture and Design Museum’s new downtown...<p>The pop-up Nordic Food Festival includes …

Linear Designs of Minimalist Tattoos Gracefully Flow Across Bodies

Using intricate, crisscrossing lines and a minimalist aesthetic, Chaim Machlev creates beautifully-unconventional body art. The Berlin-based tattoo artist etches flowing abstract designs on skin that often spans the length of an arm, leg, or back. Sometimes, the compositions will continue from one …

Gritty Snapshots Document the Wandering Lifestyle of Train Hoppers 50,000 Miles Across the US

Mike Brodie was 17 years old when he first hopped a train in 2003, intending to ride the freight all the way from Pensacola, Florida to visit a friend in Mobile, Alabama. Instead, the train went in the opposite direction to Jacksonville, where Brodie spent a few days before making his way back home …

Stunning Puddle Reflections Add Magic to Everyday Scenes

Among the city streets and large stone buildings, photographer Daniel Antunes captures glimpses of a world turned topsy-turvy. The Lisbon-based creative has a knack for finding puddles of water that cast brilliant reflections of the surrounding cityscape. Historical monuments, a scooter driver, and …

Bodum Chambord Espresso Stovetop Maker

The Chambord stovetop espresso pot offers unique, classic style combined with ease of use and quality construction. The beautiful polished body, base …

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Whimsical Popcorn Machine Resembles a Minimalist Sculpture

The Popcorn Monsoon is probably unlike any popcorn-popping machine that you've seen before. Jolene Carlier designed this appliance to look fun and whimsical as well as functional. She thought that the popping process was a dull experience and wanted to make it more exciting by using this …