Kathryn Beel

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The Driverless Electric Car from the Future Has Arrived

The future is now, and it comes to us in the form of the Rinspeed XchangE, an autonomous and completely electric concept car that's based on the Tesla Model S. Set to debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show beginning March 6, this incredible feat of automobile engineering pilots itself (but you can …

Stunningly Beautiful Sculpted Busts by Gosia

On her first foray into sculpture, Toronto-based artist Gosia created three distinct sculptures from one identical bust. Although there are several unique sculptures in her new work, Gosia has once again made a study of crafting individual characters through small differences or additions.<p>While …

Ikebana-Inspired Cups & Bowls by Hanna Kruse

Inspired by Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging, German designer Hanna Kruse, designed the Soe Cup series and the Toko & Noma …

Design

Beautiful Ceramics by Derek Wilson - The Fox Is Black

Belfast-based ceramist Derek Wilson creates beautiful work. His precise, clean forms and simple designs are based on craftsmanship and quality, and …

Object Focus: The Bowl 3

Cartocci Paper Clay Objects by Paola Paronetto

Italian ceramicist Paola Paronetto’s Cartocci collection of paper clay objects has grown over time and most recently with new, oversized bottles and …

Design

Bauer Pottery Brings US-Made Ceramics to Tokyo

Storied California ceramics company Bauer Pottery opens its first showroom in Tokyo, a mirror of the original in Los Angeles.<p>Hot off the heels from an appearance in Dwell's July/August "Made in America" issue, Bauer Pottery has announced the opening of its first showroom in Tokyo. That's right, the …

Floating Garden: A New Poured Salt Installation by Motoi Yamamoto at Mint Museum Uptown | Colossal

<p>Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto (previously) recently stopped by Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte, North Carolina to pour one of his immense, twisting …

Articles about 7 clever under stair storage solutions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight …

Stilleven by Valentín Garal for Peca

Stilleven isn’t just another ladder-like bookshelf or table. Stilleven is an object for reflection. Designed by Valentín Garal for Peca, Stilleven …

Furniture

These Grey Cupcakes Could Take A Bite Out Of Depression

Maybe it’s the sugar. Maybe it’s the chocolate. Maybe it’s the satisfaction that’s inherent to working with your hands. But baking seems to keep many of us sane (in fact, here are two recent books published on the topic).<p>In response to this seemingly unstudied trend, cupcake baker Emma Thomas, of …

Mental Health

Beautiful 3D Printed Objects Made of Sugar by the Sugar Lab | Colossal

<p>The brainchild of Los Angeles architects Kyle and Liz von Hasseln, The Sugar Lab has adapted modern 3D printing technology to produce high-end …

Modern Wood + Metal Desk Accessory

Swiss industrial designer Julie Richoz designed these desk accessories for Alessi and I’m pretty obsessed with the simplicity and elegance of their …

Furniture

Parisian Loft With A Calm But Playful Interior

Interior architect Grégoire De Lafforest turned an old warehouse into a Parisian loft with a new design inspired by nature. He mixed the old and the …

Living Clay: Artist Johnson Tsang Brings Ceramic Bowls and Cups to Life | Colossal

<p>With an adept understanding of ceramics and anatomy, Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang (previously here and here) creates strange and unexpected …

Ceramics by Piet Hein Eek Land in London

Pad Home will present the FAT Ceramic Collection by Piet Hein Eek at Home in London in January.<p>We interviewed Piet Hein Eek and visited his studio …

Pottery Meets Experimental Animation in this Spinning Ceramic Phonotrope | Colossal

<p>Created as part of a collaboration between animator Jim Le Fevre (previously) and artists Al Johnstone and Roops from RAMP Ceramics, this whirling …

Professional Ballerina Documents Her Pregnancy in Photo Series 'Ballet Beautiful'

The internet has been quite busy with its share of pregnant women who defy normal conventions of child bearing. These was the woman that lifted …

Stunning Winter Macro Photo Idea & How To Do It!

Darts, apparently, is a sport. Except it’s not. To be a darts player, all you must have is a nickname that in no way reflects what you are, like …

Photography

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Last of the VW campers: your tributes to the design classic – in pictures

After 63 years of road-tripping, the VW camper van will soon be no more. As the last one rolls off the assembly line, here are your favourite memories and photographs of the happy times you've had with your trusty travelling sidekick

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

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