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Artist Uses Girlfriend's Back as a Canvas for Illusive 3D Artwork

20-year-old artist Natasha Farnsworth is well versed in the complex world of three-dimensional art. With acrylic paint, palette, and paintbrush in hand, the creative uses her girlfriend's back as a canvas to create optical illusions that make her Instagram followers do a double take with each new …

Art

Height-Adjustable Kitchens with Disappearing Fixtures

Hidden electric motors yield a kitchen seemingly designed by Q Branch<p>When people are differing heights, you've got an ergonomics problem. At a movie …

Articles about 6 instances classic bertoia furniture modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...<p>If you have …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Michael Kagan’s Space-Based Paintings Explore the Fatalistic Power of Manmade Machinery | Colossal

<p>Heavily tinted blue paintings form space stations, spacesuits, and rockets just after blast. Michael Kagan paints these large-scale works to …

Articles about 9 tile ideas upgrade your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to boot.<p>When most people consider modernizing their home, they imagine this project is going to set them back a small fortune.<p>The days of relegating yourself to static wall art are …

Wall Art

Ride Along with Marino Franchitti in a Gulf Mirage at the Monterey Historics

Sports car champion Marino Franchitti at Monterey as he takes you inside one of the 1975 Gulf Mirage GR8s that won at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.<p>Ride with sports car champion Marino Franchitti at Monterey as he takes you inside one of the 1975 Gulf Mirage GR8s that raced and won at the 24 Hours of Le …

Muuto adds Jens Fager's bamboo Grain pendant to lighting collection

<b>Northmodern 2015:</b> Swedish designer Jens Fager has used a new bamboo-based material to form a lampshade that joins Danish brand Muuto's line of …

Whimsical Faucets Incorporate an Unexpected Sense of Humor

Japanese company Kakudai has shown that whimsicality can come in an unexpectedly small package. The business carries an array of fanciful faucets that are sure to make you smile, laugh, and feel a tad bit nostalgic for a time when your imagination was wild and free. Some are shaped like teapots, …

Osaka

Kick in a Box: Rating the Power-to-Dollar Efficiency of More than 40 Crate Engines – Feature

A “crate engine” is just that: an engine that comes in a wooden box, delivered to your door, ready to be dropped into the vehicle of your choosing. The good old days’ solution of building your own engine is falling out of favor, increasingly replaced by the ease and cost-effectiveness of buying a …

Engines

If Jim Glickenhaus ran Ferrari...

Super-enthusiast shares his ideas on what's best for Maranello.<p>Ferrari CEO Luca De Montezemolo angrily left the company this week. In the wake of that news, super-enthusiast, collector, and now boutique automaker James Glickenhaus took to Facebook with his ideas for how Ferrari could thrive and …

The Definitive Guide to Upgrading Your Entire Wardrobe Online

Mark Ellwood

911 vs 911

Beautiful Houses: Bucktown Three

Today we will show you the beautiful Bucktown Three residence in Chicago, a project by Studio Dwell Architects. The house is modern, clean and …

These Are the Most Beautiful F1 Cars Ever

<i>(Be sure to click "full size" for the full experience.)</i><p>There's no denying that this year's crop of Formula 1 are, well, let's say aesthetically …

The Endorsement: Gustin's Waxed Canvas Duffel Bag

Throw it in your trunk and make your weekend getaway.<p>Much like our beloved baseball cap, the duffel bag is a staple. And like most staples, it's a special mix of utility and beauty that sets it apart from the rest.<p>Now, it's no secret that we're fans of the crowdsourced label Gustin and their …

Men's Fashion

No Reserve: Back-Dated 1974 Porsche 911

This 1974 Porsche 911S (chassis 9114102574) has been built into a long-hood R-Gruppe style hot rod, with earlier bumpers, fiberglass components, and …

Vintage NASA Photographs Are a Real Blast from the Past

<b>Buzz Aldrin's visor reflects Armstrong, Apollo 11, July 1969</b>It's been over 50 years since President Kennedy declared that the United States will put a man on the moon, and a lot of exciting advancements in space exploration have taken place since then. A new exhibition at the London art gallery …

Space Science

The 50 greatest beers in the world

Beer and liquor have always been an important part of our culture—especially pop culture. We've got movie-themed bars (like NYC's Will Ferrell-themed …

What Should Designers Do With A Tablet So Cheap It’s Disposable?

Datawind is releasing a $38 Android tablet in the U.S. Disruption ahead.<p>The Aakash 2 tablet made headlines last year for two reasons: its ridiculously cheap price (about $40, even less when subsidized by the Indian government), and the ambitions of its manufacturer, Datawind, which wants to …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 15 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

Articles about 9 stainless steel kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

The authority on prefabricated stainless steel railing systems offers an AIA-approved continuing education course for trade...<p>Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>One ground-shaking day in January this year …

Kitchens

Video of How an Impact Driver Works

Of the power tools I own, this diminutive Makita impact driver is one of my favorites. I recently had to install a Murphy Bed and this thing drove …

Articles about dwells top homes 2013 part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a …

California

What’s The Best Engine Built Today?

Every year Ward’s Auto World releases their list of the top ten automotive engines available in the U.S. market. This year that list contains a slew …

One Tree Hill by ONG&ONG

With Teo Boon Kiat tackling the architecture and Natalie Louey handling the interior design, the ONG&ONG team designed a house to cater to the …

A Classic Portrait Lens Reinvented For Modern Cameras

The Petzval lens, designed by a mathematician in 1840, was one of the first portrait lenses to change the art of photography because its design allowed enough light into the camera for photographs to be taken relatively quickly. The Petzval’s optics also introduce a distinctive, swirly “halo” …

Articles about how modern kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s become a base coat, rather than a feature piece in interior design.<p>We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning …

Kitchens

1973 Porsche 911E Targa - Up Close & Personal

New Age In Cooking

The Cyclone Cooking System is quite a contemporary take on existing burners and cook-tops. Integrating high-tech features, you can expect the …

The Latest Incredible Photos From NYC's New Subway Project

The MTA has posted another incredible set of photos from deep within the bowels of New York City. This latest batch shows the progress of the Second …