Jose Ignacio Vilchis

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Logo Design: The Work of Blazej Jaraczewski

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Chicago’s Sleek Soho House Has Echoes Of An Industrial Past

Housed in a former belt factory in Chicago’s West Loop, the Soho House pays homage to the neighborhood’s industrial past.<p>The London-born hospitality chain Soho House, a members’ only club hot with the techie crowd, has pushed into Chicago as part of its strategic plans for a global takeover. If its …

Bob Schiller aims to revive Dutch bicycle manufacturing industry with Epo

<b>Dutch Design Week 2014:</b> the frame of this bicycle by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Bob Schiller is made using automated processes borrowed from …

Architect Zaha Hadid Wins Design Award For “Supporting Forced Evictions, Illegal Demolition, And Bonded Labor”

Architect Zaha Hadid is known for her bold design choices. But she also known for her equally brash willingness to “design for dictators”–clients with murky human rights histories and pockets deep enough to support her ambitious creative visions.<p>Those two factors came to a head yesterday when the …

Toyota U2 Urban Utility Concept Vehicle for Urban Areas

<b>Toyota U2 Urban Utility Concept Vehicle</b> has been designed to fit lifestyle spirit in urban areas. This concept car features an open architecture and …

Toyota

12 Designers Create Unique Experiences at the Silken Puerta América Madrid

Generally it’s the city or destination that inspires people to travel, but occasionally, it might just be the hotel you get to stay in. Take, for …

Avant-garde

6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

Redesigned Consumer Packaging Disappears To Eliminate Waste

For his masters thesis, recent Pratt Institute graduate Aaron Mickelson redesigned mainstream consumer packaging to eliminate waste. How? By creating …

Cleaning

Breath Alcohol Monitor | By Lapka

Lapka BAM is a beautifully designed accessory for your phone that measures the amount of alcohol in your blood from a breath sample. The elegant …

Alcohol

Proposal Repurposes Abandoned Subway Stations in Paris

Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Koziuscot-Morizet has proposed a transformative design plan for the city's abandoned Mtro stations that would turn the desolate underground locations into attractive venues. The intention is to reclaim the Parisian stations for use by its citizens and tourists. It …

Floating Hotels Designed in Preparation for Qatar's World Cup

Sigge Architects has designed and proposed a series of floating hotels and luxury apartments that will form a completely new island off the coast of Doha, as a preemptive measure to accommodate the predicted influx of over 25,000 soccer enthusiasts during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Although they …

7 Industrial-Chic Hotels

While there's plenty to be said in favor of the new, sometimes the best things stem from a solid original foundation. Industrial structures like warehouses and factories are finding new incarnations as luxury hotels, challenging designers to get creative with old bones and drawing in guests who …

KeyMe partners with Shapeways to offer personalized 3D printed key copies

KeyMe is the modern alternative to getting your keys copied at the hardware store. You can make a copy at a kiosk machine or upload photos to the …

Office Inspiration

Nothing is more inspiring than working in a great office. Letting your creativity flowing around in an enjoyable workspace, is one of the many keys …

Creativity

Articles about 4 inventive modern houses israel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a …

A New Classic, The Vespa 946

I can’t quite remember the first time I saw a Vespa, but since then I’ve been mesmerized by just how beautiful they are. Sophisticated Italian style, …

Vespa

Articles about 7 green renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a …

Man's Weight At Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Could Influence Survival

A man's weight could be a big factor in whether he survives a prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Kaiser Permanente found that men are more likely to die from prostate cancer if they were overweight or obese when they were diagnosed with the condition, compared with …

Split Are The World's Only Earbuds With No Annoying Strings

Earbuds are cool and all but the strings can sometimes get in the way of what you’re doing. If you’re exercising, those strings can get in your way …

Lock and Locate your Smart Bike With LOCK8 (video)

Make sure your smart bike is secure and locked with the world’s first smart bike lock, LOCK8. The Kickstarter campaign is a keyless security device …

Sprav Tracks Your Showering To Save You Money

Showers are necessary, and often wonderful, but they can also be a bit wasteful. And it’s hard to know exactly what you’re spending when it comes to …

Logo Design: Penguins

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Graphic Design

Library and Learning Center by Zaha Hadid

Vienna University of Economics and Business recently expanded with the opening of the Zaha Hadid-designed Library and Learning Center. The building …

Architecture