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The 10 moments that changed science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

Steam Locomotives

Unusual Apertures in This Industrial Designer/Mechanical Engineer Couple's House

Flipping through architecture blogs, I'm used to seeing modernist houses with the de rigueur Le Corbusier chaise longue and the Eames chairs inside. …

Standing and Texting Turns You Into an Emotionally Weak Loser with a Sixty-Pound Head

There was no time to stop before the tall man slammed into me. I was slowly carrying two fifteen-pound, nine-foot-long tubes of photographic …

Microsoft Can Now Turn Any Space Into The Holodeck

Prepare yourself. This is the craziest interactive demo you’ll see all year.<p>Last year, Microsoft Research revealed Illumiroom–which used projectors to stretch the image on your TV to take over a whole wall. Now comes the sequel. Called RoomAlive, this new system can turn every surface in a …

The Most Hated Design Trend Is Back

Like other smartwatches, Apple’s Watch is embracing skeuomorphism. But that’s okay: It needs to.<p>Whatever the Apple Watch is, it’s not a watch. Not really. Nor is any smartwatch: the Moto 360, the Pebble, or the Samsung Gear Live. It’s an entirely new class of device. But it doesn’t look like a new …

A Worm That Get’s It All

A robotic probe that is the eyes and ears for a rescue team – this is what the RoboWorm is all about. It is designed to house an accordion-like body …

TextielMuseum and TextielLab Identity by Raw Color

A pattern based visual identity for TextielMuseum & TextielLab.<p>In addition to exhibitions on textile and design at the TextielMuseum, the TextielLab …

Amazingly Hyperrealistic Drawings Created Directly on Wood

Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo produces amazingly hyperrealistic illustrations drawn directly on the surface of wood. The impressive works are filled with mind-boggling details that look incredibly realistic.<p>The skilled artist plays with perspective to develop everyday …

Drawing

Introducing Designing Here/Now: The Indispensable Design Book For Everyone from Core77

Necessity is the mother of invention, or in this case, authorship. We at Core77 believe that everyone who loves design, regardless of experience or …

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

The book suggestion of this week is Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath. This book is about making better decisions …

Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.<p>Your computer keyboard is a bore. It's a long piece of plastic with more pieces of plastic sticking out. It's not glamorous. It doesn't conjure up …

DIY Wood Serving Tray

All the things in that of wooden nature that held more precious and endearing to all of us, can be yield though pallets. Pallet recycling is common …

Woodworking

The Classic Standards Manual Exclusively Re-Released On Kickstarter

Little did Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth know that when they were in the basement of the design firm Pentagram, they would stumble upon a rare, …

This Might Be Frank Gehry’s Craziest Building Yet

Frank Gehry‘s first foray into Latin American architecture basically looks like a box of crayons exploded on the shore of the Panama Bay. In a good way. The 44,000-square-foot Biomuseo, a Smithsonian-affiliated institution located on the waterfront in Panama City, pays tribute to the region’s …

SLAG: Tabletop Objects by David Taylor

David Taylor has launched SLAG, a new collection of candlesticks made from, well, slag, a waste product found around in the forest surrounding the …

Daily Inspiration #1874

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Beautiful Houses: Tsai Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Tsai Residence, a minimalist apartment in Taipei, Taiwan, a project by Tai & Architectural Design. I love the …

Interior Design

Outside In Kitchen

The Pond Kitchen is, at first glance, a futuristic vision exaggerated in stark white. Upon further observation, a gentler and more familiar aesthetic …

Modern Architecture

The Key To Creative Insight Can Be Simpler Than You Think

It’s called incubation in the research world, and it can work wonders.<p>Sometimes a creative breakthrough comes when we’re not doing anything creative at all. Maybe we’re taking a walk, or standing in the shower, or awakening from a nap. The mathematician Henri Poincaré may be king of what we …

Unbrella Turns The Umberlla’s Inside Out – Open Inside

Do you guys still remember Inverted Umbrella designed by Ilmo Ahn? Well, apparently, he’s not the only one who thought about the concept. Checkout</b> …

Industrial Design

Early Drawings by Famous Architects - Dwell

Not surprisingly, the finished structures of architectural practice get all the attention. But often the sketches and random ideas committed to paper are where true innovation occur.<p>"Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association" opens September 12, 2014 at the Mildred Lane …

Rem Koolhaas

Book Review: A More Beautiful Question, by Warren Berger

Look down from the basking light of your LCD screen, down there at the lower left of your menu bar to that icon, maybe a blue "e" for Iexplorer, or a …

Creative Mornings: David Kelley on the Growing Role of Design... in Everything

By Chris Beatty<p>On Friday, May 16, Joel Towers, Dean of Parsons the New School for Design, and Tina Roth Eisenberg, the 'Swiss Miss' behind Creative …