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Iris

<b>designer's own words:</b><p>“For this feeling of wonder shows that you are a philosopher, since wonder is the only beginning of philosophy…”<p>- Plato: …

The Lexus LF-FC Concept - Distinctive Design, Forward-Thinking Technology

Lexus

“Morning anticipation for the adventure ahead. The #LexusRCF carbon package. #Lexus #orange #FSport #LexusF”

Design Review: 2016 Lexus GS F SPORT Brings LF-Gh Concept to Life

When the 2016 Lexus GS F SPORT appeared at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week, there was a clear sense of déjà vu. It wasn’t the spindle grille or …

Lexus Design Award in Photos

DESIGN HAS THE POWER TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE<p>2018 CO-<p>Testing Hypotheticals<p>GRAND PRIX WINNER<p>DESIGNER:Extrapolation Factory<p>PRESENTING THE GRAND …

Lexus at 25 - Issue 5

top-stories<p>Seat Mastership: Reimagining Comfort<p>Facing the Future<p>LEXUS DESIGN EVENT 2018<p>INTERSECT BY LEXUS: CRAFTED FOR LIVING<p>THE POWER OF DESIGN<p>Art, …

Minimalist, Simple Designs by Nicholas Oldroyd

Minimalistic approach? Socially responsible packaging? Elegant and functional designs? Check, check, and check. We’re officially fans of Nicholas …

LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2014 - 'Iris' by Sebastian Scherer

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Departure Lane

“"We gave serious consideration to where the driver’s eyes would focus, and designed the surface shape in that area to help support a…”

A Fisherman’s Dream in Southern Alaska

Seas of Salmon<p>A flock of bald eagles enters into a feeding pattern, swooping down en masse, grabbing fish, eating in midair and then circling back …

An Inside Look at the Holy Grail of Beef

In the March of 2014, George Faison stood at a breeding farm in Miyazaki, a coastal prefecture on Japan’s southernmost island, looking out over a …

10 Stylish Waterproof Boots to Beat Bad Weather

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>The path varies, but the conditions are the same: wet, muddy, icy and caked with snow. If it’s a bucolic stroll through …

How to Brew Siphon Coffee, American and Japanese Style

In 2008, just six years after the coinage of the term “third-wave coffee,” James Freeman, owner of the Blue Bottle Cafe in San Francisco, made …

The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

CES 2016: 10 Gadgets Runners Will Want

We combed the largest show floor in Consumer Electronics Show history to find the best new tech.<p>One of the world’s biggest conventions, the Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) in Las Vegas, is expressly for gadget manufacturers to show upcoming prototypes to store buyers. This year’s show from …

Electronics That Last: How I Built an Heirloom Laptop

The Novena Heirloom is a limited edition custom enclosure system I built for use with the open-source Novena computer designed by Bunnie Huang and Sean Cross. It was crowd funded in cooperation with Portland, Oregon-based Crowd Supply.<p>Several prototype concepts were developed for the campaign. …

What Not to Do in Iceland

Don’t call the horses "ponies." Skip the Golden Circle tours. And—gasp—maybe take a rain check on the Blue Lagoon.<p>My first visit to Iceland was a decade ago, for a wedding. The bride wore a vintage, cotton candy pink gown. The reception went all night, the sun never set—it was enchanting. I’ve been …

Travel Photography

At Fargo’s Hotel Donaldson, an introduction to the city’s artistic side

Some people say Fargo is in the middle of nowhere. Like that’s a bad thing.<p>The city, which sits on North Dakota’s eastern border, shone like a beacon on my GPS device this past summer as I drove west from the East Coast. Fargo may be out of the way, but I’d argue that remoteness is one of its …

This Stunning Visual Tour Of Angkor Wat Will Leave You Eager To Book A Trip

I visited Siem Reap, Cambodia, in 2006. While there, I ate weed-covered pizza and fried spiders, then gambled with locals on a strange game of chance (in which you spun a wheel and it landed on an American pop singer’s face).<p>My most memorable Siem Reap moment came when I rented a bike, woke up at 5 …

Inspired by Ann Morgan’s article on reading a book from every country in the world, Guardian readers recommend their own favourite books from around the globe<p>My heart goes to <b>The Gift of Rain</b> by Tan Twan Eng from Malaysia, which was longlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2007. The complicated …

Books

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Sri Lanka

A Miss Iraq Has Been Crowned for the First Time in More Than 40 Years

"I want to prove that the Iraqi woman has her own existence in society."<p>The first Miss Iraq since 1972 has been crowned. Shaima Qassem Abdulrahman overcame threats of violence in what she said was a stand for women's rights.<p>"I want to prove that the Iraqi woman has her own existence in society, she …

The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015

Every week, I peruse around fifteen journals, some featuring basic science, others clinical research and patient cases, and still others a mix. As a specialist in blood diseases and cancer, I pay particular attention to those articles reporting advances, and failures, in my field. But I am also …

Medicine

A reading list to expand your mind

This year, we published stories that enlightened, moved and excited us. The BBC Future team share their personal favourites.<p><i>David Robson – Writer</i><p>My pick: How your eyes trick your mind<p>It's been a privilege to see my stories appear alongside the work of some really talented writers this year. Tom …

Five designers revolutionising sustainable fashion

The boundless information made available by the internet has resulted in a new generation of inquisitive consumers, no longer content to buy into brands without first doing their research. As discussions surrounding sustainability continue, the fashion industry has begun to consider its own eco …

Why Western Designers Are Embracing the Hijab

Dolce & Gabbana’s new collection for Muslim women combines inclusiveness with good business.<p>In the ground-floor Food Hall of Harrods—the storied London department store owned by the Qatari royal family—individual chocolates beautifully arrayed in glass cases are labeled according to their alcohol …

Dolce & Gabbana