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Kinetic Sand: A Magical Interactive Glass Sphere Installation | Colossal

<p>Here’s a tantalizing preview clip of Kinetic Sand, an interactive table that responds to touch by creating plumes of sand that seem to whirl and …

Art

Architizer

Sculptor Hilariously Re-Imagines R2D2 With Body Parts from Other Superheroes

The lovable, loyal droid R2D2 is arguably one of the most popular Star Wars characters. But the robot who pleasantly beeps coded messages and even displays a sense of humor always seems held back on screen because of its limited mobility. Sculptor Katuhisa Yamaguchi does away with that barrier by …

Articles about glass addition blends right london victorian on Dwell.com - Dwell

Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.<p>For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...<p>Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were …

Articles about clever house resembles entire village on Dwell.com - Dwell

At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>A playful renovation in Melbourne creates a series of gabled structures.<p>I was zipping about online recently and came across the sustainability-minded Swedes behind the charming product design firm...<p>…

Thomas Feichtner sculpts chair from carbon-fibre sheets

<b>Milan 2015:</b> Vienna-based designer Thomas Feichtner has created a chair by laying sheets of woven carbon fibre over a mould and coating them with …

Halfbike II is a pedal-powered vehicle for navigating city streets

Transport design company Kolelinia has launched an updated version of its Halfbike – a three-wheeled vehicle similar to a pedal-powered Segway (+ …

Dominic Wilcox's Hilariously Bizarre Inventions

A look at the man behind "Speed Creating" during his inventive process<p>At last month's Design Indaba conference we were charmed by the creative …

Inventions

Trillium Hammock

This isn't your typical hammock. UK-based Tentsile's 80 square foot Trillium model comfortably fits three adults and bears a maximum weight of 880 pounds. Utilizing seatbelt material and a high-strength ratchet system, the Trillium sets up in minutes for an elevated outdoor outpost. Pick-up …

Unleashing a Monster (Hopefully)

Joshua Ben Longo on what it really takes to crowd-fund and mass-produce a terrifyingly cute area rug.<p>Growing up, Joshua Ben Longo was plagued with …

Prototyping

Hole Punch Flipbooks by Scott Blake | Colossal

<p>Artist Scott Blake, known widely for his barcode art, recently began experimenting with the humble hole puncher. By punching different patterns that …

The Internet Freaks Out Over Hillary’s Campaign Logo

Hillary Clinton announced her bid for presidency yesterday, and along with it, her campaign revealed its logo: an H with a red arrow pointing right. It’s easy to understand what designers liked about the logo. It’s an arrow moving forward–a symbol for action and progress. And it grounds a broader …

Hillary Clinton

Using Plastic Cups Like Animation Cels

Three Cups One Sharpie<p>The advantage to a drinking vessel being transparent is that you can see the contents. Redditor toper-centage takes advantage …

Animation

Architizer

All-Terrain "Nimbus" E-Car Concept is Eco-Friendly with On-Board Wi-Fi

Those looking for an all-terrain vehicle but concerned about their environmental impact will appreciate the Nimbus e-Car. The concept, created by artist and designer Eduardo Galvani, is an electric minibus that seats up to five. It features a full panoramic glass windshield and offers fantastic …

This Airport Ditches Walkways For A Running Track

In anticipation for the 2020 Olympics set to be held in Tokyo, Narita International Airport’s Terminal 3 has been given an appropriate makeover, combining a classic Olympic theme with a clever new wayfinding system.<p>Japanese creative agency PARTY was tasked with the redesign, and dispensed with the …

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Le corridor de mon pére, by Bart Deburgh (j)

Besiktas Fish Market Refurbishment / GAD

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The refurbishment of the Besiktas Fish Market is not a design and realization process that was …

Competition Entry: Iran Pavilion (Expo Milan 2015) / New Wave Architecture

New Wave Architecture's proposal (one of eight) for the 2015 Milan Expo demonstrates an essence of Iran brought together in a series of organic …

Chateau Cheval Blanc Winer / Christian de Portzamparc

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With a view to improving wine production at Château Cheval Blanc, owners Bernard Arnault and Baron …

The House of Yagi / Suppose Design Office + Ohno Japan

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The House of Yagi is designed with the idea of an incomplete/complete form. Unlike other projects, the …

Bridge House / Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house bridges between two bedrock outcrops parallel to the sea, thereby framing the approach to the …

schmidt hammer lassen Wins Competition to Design Ningbo's New Central Library

<b>schmidt hammer lassen architects</b> has been announced as the winners of a competition to design a large new central library in Ningbo, one of China's …

Daniel Libeskind Designs Apartment Building for Berlin

<b>Studio Daniel Libeskind</b> has released images of his latest project: a 10,000 square meter residential building planned for the center of Berlin. …

Vol Walker Hall & the Steven L Anderson Design Center / Marlon Blackwell Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Steven L. Anderson Design Center, a 37,000 square foot addition to Vol Walker Hall, designed by a …

Libraries