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A Futuristic Space Shuttle-Like Mountain Shelter for 8

Back in 1938, Charlotte Perriand worked with Pierre Jeanneret to develop a futuristic mountain shelter called the Refuge Tonneau. Her love of the …

Alex Trochut recreates the Adobe logo without Photoshop - The Fox Is Black

Alex Trochut, font designer and amazing illustrator, was recently hired by Adobe to rethink their logo in the way that he does these sort of things. …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

Mid-Century Modern Objects Illustrations

Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior, product and graphic design that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern design, …

Which Coding Language Is Right For You?

Coding is all the rage these days. Students of all ages and adults already in the workforce are increasingly encouraged to learn programming. Even President Obama said everyone should learn to code.<p>There are countless resources that offer the opportunity to learn different skills. From free online …

In the Details: How to Transform a 220-Pound Block of Granite Into a Lamp Shade

When choosing materials for a delicate hanging light, granite might not be your first choice. Not so for the Spanish designer André Simón Soneira, …

Modern Fireplace Mimics the Fluid Curves of a Flame

Design studio Nuvist has just unveiled their spectacularly modern <i>Mvtikka</i> fireplace, bringing a highly contemporary form to a long, unchanged furnishing. The studio, which is known for their extremely organic and sweeping products, continues its brand of design with the innovative domestic amenity. …

Fireplaces

Design for Small Spaces: Desks with Storage

Many of you who have designed desks have done so in a studio. But as a professional organizer for nine years, I've been inside hundreds of people's …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Design

House for a Photographer by Hyde + Hyde Architects

Modern House for a Photographer.<p>The house provides elegant simplicity situated in a disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon National Park. Hyde + …

Jon Burgerman gets shot in the head to highlight violence in advertisements - The Fox Is Black

You probably already know the work of illustrator Jon Burgerman. His idiosyncratic pictures are fun, playful and instantly recognizable. Filled with …

Former Taxi Driver's Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …

Street Photography

Single Woman Opposes Societal Marital Pressure with Mannequin Family

<i>Life Once Removed</i> is a whimsical yet thought-provoking portrait series by photographer and self-described spinster Suzanne Heintz that explores the societal expectancy of women to get married and start a family. The photographer places herself in front of the camera with a set of mannequins, posing …

Mannequins

The Pattern Library: A Great New Resource For Designers (And Wannabes)

Repeating patterns are useful things. Whether you need a cool wallpaper for your desktop or smartphone, a texture to incorporate into your own design, or even just something you can print out on the inkjet when wrapping paper is getting low, everyone needs a good one every once and a while. From …

Articles about jan vingerhoets flos future lighting design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The CEO of Flos USA addresses the versatility of LED and what's next for lighting design.<p>Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...<p>Residents of a building confined within a dense Copenhagen neighborhood finally …

Startups

Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

Photography

Woodpeckers' X-Mat Assembly System

As we saw with the Hungarian dude making cutting boards, when you need to crank out the same item thousands of times, you'll make a jig to speed your …

QUATTRO Task Lamp

This is <i>Quattro</i> — an LED task lamp that produces evenly distributed, glare-free light. It features an optical sensor, which provides touchless dimming …

Sculptural Chandeliers Accented With Real Dandelion Seeds

Entitled <i>Fragile Future III</i>, these highly sculptural light fixtures are made of bronze, LED's and real dandelion seeds that were meticulously picked by hand and then connected one by one to the lights. The Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta of Studio Drift strive to promote critical …

Modern Art

Caleb Charland Turns a Classroom Experiment into Works of Art

You might remember watching in awe as your grade school science teacher magically lit up an LED with a potato or three. There's not much to it—a …

Cray Cray for K Ray

Eugeni Quitllet‘s K Ray lamp is like an organic UFO, a network of veins hollowed out of material which result in an object suspended in a frame. The …

Charming Treehouses are Unique Getaway Near Seattle

This finally proves that treehouses aren't just for kids! About 22 miles from Seattle, you'll find TreeHouse Point, a unique Bed and Breakfast that lets you spend a night in the trees! Owner Pete Nelson had the idea to create this amazing destination in 2005, nearly 20 years after he had built his …

Amazing

CrunchBase Reveals: The Average Successful Startup Raises $41M, Exits at $242.9M

The CrunchBase dataset has now captured more venture exits than ever, so we decided to take a closer look at what successful startups can tell us about venture investing and the startup landscape.<p>We found that the average successful US startup has raised $41 million and exited at $242.9 million. We …

Flair Home Collection New York

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Interview With Benjamin Dauer From Soundcloud

During our conversation, we paused many times for the adorable toddlers passing by. Benjamin spoke about his passion for music and how he enjoyed …

UX Design

The Smallest Printing Company: Miniature Printing Presses For a Mobile Printing Studio | Colossal

<p>Forget the latest desktop printer from HP or Epson, what you need is a new miniature printing press designed by the traveling open source design …

Interior design ideas: vintage collections - in pictures

You've scoured markets and charity shops for gorgeous vintage finds. But what do you do with them once you get them home? Here are a few ideas

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called “veloCity,” the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City …

Art

Icon 4x4's Sweet, New Ultimate Thriftmaster Quietly Gets a Touch of DiTullo

Icon 4x4 showed up at this year's SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show, and Icon founder Jonathan Ward pulled the sheets off of their …

Comby Collection by Federica Bubani

Italian designer Federica Bubani designed a series of objects that consist of three main elements: a wooden box, a ceramic shade and a steel bar. …