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New Umbrella Mural by Seth in Paris | Colossal

<p>Another wonderful piece by street artist Seth (previoulsy here and here) recently popped up in Paris. Not sure if it’s still up, but if so you’ll …

Adrift: A Two-Year Oddessy Through the San Francisco Fog by Simon Christen | Colossal

<p>Shot over a period of two years by filmmaker Simon Christen, Adrift is “a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area.” For the last two …

Holy Smoke!

C-Thru is a helmet that is designed to help firefighter walk through dense smoke during smoke diving search and rescue missions. Time constrains of …

The Fast, Fuel-Efficient Adastra: Officially the World's Most Bad-Ass Superyacht

If there's one thing we all hate, it's losing a yacht race. Owning a yacht and taking the time to think up a really clever name for it, only to …

Boats

Building An App In 45 Minutes With Meteor

That would work, but I was afraid it would prove to be too much effort. <b>If I’ve learned one thing in my years as a designer, it’s that people are …

google's project loon: balloon powered internet provides wi-fi for everybody a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space use antennas equipped with specialized radio frequency technology to help connect people in rural and remote areas. http://www.designboom.com/technology/googles-project-loon-balloon-powered-internet/

Hypnotic Wind-powered Kinetic Sculptures by Anthony Howe | Colossal

<p>Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe lives and works in a rural area in Eastsound, Washington surrounded by little more than trees, wind, and other natural …

Clipless: Stick Your Phone to Anything (Including You)

They Innovate Inc. is the name of an upstart design company out of Port Hope, Canada. Focusing on the phone mounting space, their first product is …

Prototypes

Lumu iPhone Light Meter

Considering that the light meter is one of the most essential tools for photographers—film and digital alike—it's quite a surprise there aren't better options available for the amateur shutterbug. Lumu, launched on Kickstarter today, promises to be an extremely powerful and useful device for …

Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls

Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds.<p>Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde …

Framing

She’s Crafty: Yarn Bombing Pioneer Magda Sayeg

<i>Back in February we posted a call for entries for The Modern Craft Project, presented by Ketel One® Vodka in partnership with</i> Wallpaper* <i>magazine.</i> …

Knitting

Subtractive Street Art by Pejac on the Streets of Spain | Colossal

<p>Really digging this subtractive piece by Pejac. You can see much more of this piece as well as an archive of earlier works on his website. (via …

Frozen Mid-Cut: Log Sculpture Shows How Trees Get Sliced

Ever wonder how boards turn from trees into building materials? While not a secret, the process is also not entirely obvious – and rarely this clear …

Avant-garde

A Billboard That Condenses Water From Humidity

Peru's University of Engineering and Technology has designed a billboard that creates clean drinking water from atmospheric humidity.<p><b>At the edge of the Atacama Desert</b>, one of the driest places on earth, Lima, Peru, receives almost no rainfall. About 700,000 people have no access to clean water for …

Hardmill Rugged Apron

We're quickly nearing peak BBQ season here in NYC, and while we're a bit biased towards our own CH Edition 3x1 Denim Pitmaster Apron, we've taken a shining to those from the newly launched brand Hardmill. Founded by brothers Ryan and Michael Barrie after the former hung up his professional chef's …