Justine Dowsing

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National Geographic Infographics, A Pictorial History of the Magazine’s Pioneering Illustrations

International publisher Taschen has announced the release of <i>National Geographic Infographics</i>, a stunning pictorial history of the magazines’s …

9 business cards for graphic designers you’ll want to keep

Much of the work of graphic designers today exists only in pixel form. But that doesn’t mean the appeal of print design has gone away; quite the …

Paris installs solar-powered street lights that resemble trees

French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, has launched his first urban lighting collection named ‘Clover’, a series of ‘trees’ that have been digitally …

How-To Make Your Own 3D Paper Deer Head

If you have any spare time over the holidays, you might want to check out Canadian designer & decorator Ashley Freeman’s do-it-yourself 3D paper deer …

Listen to this "Sea Organ" make music from wave power

In the city of Zadar, Croatia, the Sea Organ, or Morske Orgulje, as it’s known locally, is an artistic attraction located on the waterfront. The Sea …

These flowers bloom when pedestrians stand under them

HQ Architects have designed a set of giant flowers that bloom and react to pedestrians and transportation.<p>Located in Vallero Square in the heart of …

Every website looks the same, and that's ok

Surely you’ve noticed by now that most websites for design agencies, designers, startups, or even products, and personal blogs all look a bit… …

9 Interesting Pedestrian Bridge Designs From Around The World

1. The Melkwegbridge in Purmerend, The Netherlands, designed by NEXT Architects.<p>2. The Friedrich Bayer Bridge in São Paulo, Brazil, designed by …

This Outdoor Lounge Area Is Like An Oasis In The City

SVOYA Studio have designed a multi-function lounge area in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, that features sunken seating and a drop-down projection screen …

This House In Denmark Is Actually Five Little Houses In One

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter designed a home in Denmark, that is split up into five separate buildings, each one being a different part of the home.<p>The …

Illuminated Book Sculptures Form Highly Detailed Magical Worlds

Artist Su Blackwell utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds upward to create bewitching book sculptures. For her latest standout exhibition, she was inspired by how one's dwelling can act as an imaginative space. “The works include dwellings, such as lighthouses, wood cottages, …

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

The 115-Year Evolution Of The American Home, Illustrated

The moving specialists over at iMove drafted up an interactive guide tracking the evolution of the American single family house over the years, covering everything from the art deco-style homes of the ’30s to the sprawling ranch houses of the ’50s to the flashy McMansions of the ’90s and …

Museo Soumaya, Mexico City

Designed by FREE Fernando Romero EnterprisE, Museo Soumaya houses one of the most important art collections in Latin America with over 6,200 artworks …

Urban Aesthetics by Fin DAC

Fin D.A.C. has defined and perfected an atypical paint/stencil style that ignores the accepted visual language of street art almost completely. He …

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How Much For A Camel, Beer, Or Prostitute? Google’s Most Popular Cost Searches In Each Country

A revealing look at some of the most-Googled prices around the world.<p>What would you consider buying abroad? Beer? A luxury car? A camel? A new infographic from Fixr.com, a cost estimating site, reveals that the answer differs by country. Taking the top Google autocomplete search for “How much does …

Borges’s Universal Library Is Now A Website, But Good Luck Finding Anything

Borges’s concept of an infinite library is brought to life, staying true to his point that logic is precious and scarce.<p>A library that contains all books ever written or ever to be written, all but lost within a nearly infinite number of works of meaningless gibberish. This was the concept that …

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How Much Nature Should The Doctor Order?

But how much nature access do we really need to gain the positive benefits, which include improved mood, reduced allergies, and even lower rates of …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Watch the Transformation of NYC’s Skyline Unfold in an Elevator to the Top of the World Trade Center

Visitors to the One World Trade Center can now watch the evolution of New York City unfold before their eyes. The elevators to the observatory at the top of the building show an animated timelapse depicting the development of the city's skyline from the 1500s to today, as is seen in this video by …

Facebook’s new building is one big room

Facebook’s new building is taking the open concept office to a new level.<p>Called MPK 20, the 430,000-plus square foot building is made of one large, open room. The goal was to “create the perfect engineering space for our teams to work together,” according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg.<p>“To do this, we …

27 Modern Packaging Design Examples for Inspiration

Beautiful <b>packaging design</b>, concepts, ideas and packaging examples of popular branding, products created by professional designers and students. …

The Denim Dudes Guide to the World's Best Jeans

Amy Leverton’s passion for denim has seen her journey across the globe to find the latest, oldest and most unique denim looks around, be they vintage wonders or the very newest threads from Japan. Her upcoming book, "Denim Dudes" showcases a number of dudes working that ultimate American fabric, …