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Architizer

Gorgeous Stone Wall Mosaics Flow in Beautiful Spirals and Waves

Victoria, British Columbia-based artist duo Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl create gorgeous, decorative wall installations out of stone. The husband and wife, who own their own stonework design, consulting, and sculpting firm called <i>Ancient Art of Stone</i>, specialize in building murals, fireplaces, and …

Murals

Classics of everyday design No 63: The Leica M6

Fans of Leica's famous 35mm rangefinders might argue until the last frame in the last silver halide film in existence is exposed, but of all the variants of this magnificent German camera, produced in one guise or another since 1925, the M6 is the one I like best.<p>Along with my 27-year-old Canon A1 …

National Geographic Travel

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.

The vision of Smiljan Radic – in pictures

Ahead of the opening of the architect's Serpentine pavilion, here are some of his greatest designs, from a restaurant to a charcoal burner's house

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow. This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from …

Tutorials

5 Sky Events This Week: Red Planet, Lord of the Rings, and Space Mountain

Changing Planet<p>This image of 190,000-light-years-distant supernova remnant E0102 combines both an x-ray view from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and an optical view from the Hubble Space Telescope. Credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/MIT/D.Dewey et al. & NASA/CXC/SAO/J.DePasquale; Optical: NASA/STScI<p><b>The</b> …

Candid Conversations, Part 1: 27 Pictures of People Using Cell Phones

The ubiquity of mobile devices is something we’re all used to by now; it’s just a fact of modern life that on any given day we are going to encounter …

Animated pixel art anyone? Let the running waters soothe your soul

Contemporary Design Scheme With a Little Extra: The Hollcroft Residence

A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Energy-Efficient Home Charms With A Distinct Roof And An Earthy Ambience

Creating a sustainable and green home with smart energy-efficient features is not always about cramping it with latest high-end gadgets that promise …

On the Road: A Makeover for a Maine Bus

An instant guest bedroom on wheels? That’s what Portland, ME-based architect Will Winkelman of Winkelman Architecture was asked to create from a 1959 …

Tailoring

Stylish Chair Design Inspired by the Concave Lines of Sea Shells

We ran across this elegant and highly original looking furniture piece currently known on the design market as <b>The Cowrie Chair</b>. Inspired by the …

Current Obsessions: Welcome 2014

This time of year has a particular appeal—the fresh start of the new year and resolutions (to get organized, keep a clear desk, and buy less/make …

Top 10

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Articles about modular beachside getaway australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

This mesmerizing micro home offers an incredible experience at an affordable price in Greece.<p>In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.<p>A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the …

New South Wales

Powerful Ocean Waves Consume a Single Lighthouse

Landscape and wildlife photographer Marina Cano has a strong affinity for the sea. Based in the north of Spain, the determined photographer isn't afraid to venture out into stormy weather in order to capture the great energy and passion of her surrounding world.<p>In the series, entitled <i>Sea</i>, Cano …

Seawater

50 Colorful Years of the Mustang

Ford has chosen the Mustang, their most iconic car, to illustrate the evolution of colors in vehicles over the past 50 years. The goal was to show …

The Beautiful Windswept Trees of Slope Point

At the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand, you won't find any houses but you will find some extremely dramatic scenery. Slope Point is predominantly sheep farming country but it has spectacular views of the sea over the rocky coastline and surrounding cliffs. It's also where …

Coastlines