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Here's Why Switzerland Won't Have A Basic Income Anytime Soon

But while this proposal this interesting, you shouldn't expect to see it implemented in 2014, if ever.<p>A UBI is often discussed as a more efficient substitute for welfare programs and a way to combat rising inequality, and the Swiss could provide the world with a large-scale (and expensive) …

Basic Income

Alarm Clock Dark Wood

Richie Rich was that perfect kid who had everything. Go-carts, a giant four-poster bed, a butler named Herbert and lights that turned on with a flap of his clammy, rich-kid hands. Man, did we envy him! Luckily, our time has finally wound around. Kikkerland has made a dream come true: now even we’re …

Around Clock White

What is time? A system of order in which all of civilization relies on to avoid falling into chaos? A societal construct devised to drive you mad? Get existential as you watch the hours tick past on the <b>Around</b> <b>Clock.</b> As the name suggests, the <b>time is measured by the rotation</b> of its cylindrical body. …

A Geometric Rug Created From A Painting

Estudio Guto Requena partnered with luxury carpet manufacturer Tai Ping to create, Tea Hug, a carpet designed through a process that combines memory, …

Rio De Janeiro

More Beautiful Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations

Let's say goodbye to 2013 and hello to a new year with these beautiful literary posters. Evan Robertson of Obvious State is behind this inspiring project where he takes meaningful quotes from famous authors and illustrates them in an incredibly clever way. His goal is to design 50 original prints, …

Literature

The House Hafner by Hornung and Jacobi Architecture

Outstanding Architecture Design.<p>Extravagant architecture design meets modern lifestyle as well as functionality. The Hamburg, Germany based …

Architecture

O rolê do Brasil - 17/01/2014 - Fernando Canzian - Colunistas - Folha de S.Paulo

Recomenda-se imprimir, recortar e fixar por um tempo o quadro abaixo em local visível.<p>O importante é conservar a mensagem desses números.<p>Os …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept Looks Like Show Car from VW's Past

Is there a limit to the number of truly original designs? It would certainly appear so if you compare the Kia GT4 Stinger concept fresh from its debut at the Detroit auto show with the Volkswagen EcoRacer concept that wowed crowds at the Tokyo show back in 2005. Both feature inset, vertically …

Super Cool Illustrations by Bartosz Kosowski

From time to time we run into fine, super cool illustrations, like these by Polish artist Bartosz Kosowski. These are really amazing as you can see: …

A 1:60-Scale Boeing 777 Built Entirely from Paper Manilla Folders by Luca Iaconi-Stewart | Colossal

<p>Inspired by high school architecture class where he was assigned to create simple paper models using cut paper manilla folders, San Francisco-based …

Light Table wants to give you coding superpowers

Chris Granger is a computer programmer who thinks programming kinda sucks. It's too complicated and too esoteric and too sprawling. But he hopes that …

Bill Gates: poverty eradicated by 2035 and innovative pharma growth in India, China and Brazil

Bill Gates is an optimistic philanthropist. He has predicted that almost no country will be in poverty by 2035, and has issued high praise to the …

iWatch Concept

A few months ago Thomas Bogner posted an iWatch mockup on Dribbble that looked like a marriage between a Nike Fuelband and an iPhone. It was an …

Introducing the Novena: a homemade laptop with open source hardware

Is your laptop secure? In the age of widespread snooping from the NSA and so many others, do you really know that your machine is safe? Is every part …

Amazon Wants To Ship You Products BEFORE You Order Them

Amazon is considering plans to try and ship you items before you actually order them.<p>While this might sound like an underwhelming attempt to follow …

Tablet made in Armenia – the next big thing? [updated] | Financial Times

It sounds improbable. Dogged by closed borders with Turkey and Azerbaijan, a narrow export base, pervasive monopolies and an over-reliance on …

Most fascinating oddity of 2013: Parajet SkyRunner

I have a good many motoring dreams, but the very best of them may be one involving the Parajet SkyRunner flying car.<p>In this dream, I am driving the SkyRunner along a deserted beach on one of the tiny, pristine Out Islands of the Bahamas. Each time I reach land’s end, I stop the car, unfurl its …

Weird

Top 10 custom motorcycles

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles. They’re back with a bang, and the mainstream media has noticed. Even the Financial Times has picked up on the resurgence, reporting on The Comeback of the Cafe Racer. And most of the biggest-selling motorcycle magazines have added ‘new wave’ customs …

Motorcycles

Canaro – Geometric Font Family by Rene Bieder

Canaro – Modern Type Family.<p>German font designer Rene Bieder is well known for his contemporary typefaces and the <b>Canaro</b> font family is no exception. …

Volkswagen Do Brasil Says 'Adeus' to the Magic Bus

When I read that production on Volkswagen's iconic "magic bus" is about to cease, I thought the same thing as you: They still make the magic …

Volkswagen

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

Call of Duty

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures

It's rare to see what an actual ant nest looks like underneath the surface of the earth. Anthill Art is an amazing process that captures that magnificent mystery in sculpture form. To create each piece, the anonymous American artist pours molten aluminum into the entrance of an ant hill, filling …

Articles about 9 designs new orleans on Dwell.com - Dwell

Polly Watts’ recs for the best taprooms and bars for your next trip to NOLA.<p>In keeping with today's impromptu New Orleans theme, Luke Weldon Perry's blog, The Incremental House, is featuring a...<p>I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and …

The Shirt Factory – Brand Identity by Bold

The Shirt Factory.<p>Another great branding project by Bold. The Stockholm-based graphic design studio developed the new brand identity for The Shirt …

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Beautiful Houses: Alemanys 5

This week we will show you a beautiful restoration in Girona, Spain, a project by Anna Noguera. This place is amazing! The mix of old and new, the …

Architecture

TILE – Heater Industrial Design by Tomas Vacek

TILE – Heating Element Design.<p>Radiators can be both a stylish design element as well as functional at the same time. The elegant TILE heating element …

Articles about exploring future 3d printing day 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

The disruptive technology is ready for a closeup, with Print the Legend, a new documentary film on 3D printing premiering this...<p>Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...<p>At Dwell on Design, 3D printing expert …

New Icon Trends

With the launch of iOS7 we have been noticing an increase in some particular icon style and illustrations. From skeuomorphism to flat vectors and …